1 Title and commencement

The title of this Order is the Disease Control (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2008. It applies in relation to Wales and comes into force on 6 June 2008.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 6 June 2008: see above.

2 Amendment of the Disease Control (Wales) Order 2003

2Amendment of the Disease Control (Wales) Order 2003

(1)    The Disease Control (Wales) Order 2003 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 2, omit the definition of “veterinary surgeon”.

(3)    For paragraph (3) of article 14, substitute—

“(3)    Every animal which is moved under a specific licence must be kept separate throughout such movement from any animal which is not being moved under that licence.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 6 June 2008: see art 1.

Signature

Elin Jones

Minister for Rural Affairs, one of the Welsh Ministers

14 May 2008

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the Disease Control (Wales) Order 2003 (SI 2003/1966 (W 211)). It removes an unnecessary definition and clarifies the type of licence referred to in article 14(3) of that Order.

A regulatory impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen.