1 Title and commencement

The title of this Order is The Animal Health (Divisional Veterinary Managers) (Wales) Order 2010; it applies in relation to Wales and comes into force on 1 April 2010.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see above.

2 General amendments relating to Divisional Veterinary Manager

2General amendments relating to “Divisional Veterinary Manager”

(1)    In the Orders specified in the first column of Schedule 1, for “Divisional Veterinary Manager”, in each place where it occurs in the provisions specified in the third column, substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

(2)    In the Orders specified in the first column of Schedule 2, the definitions of “Divisional Veterinary Manager” in the provisions specified in the third column are revoked.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

Agriculture, Animals & Fisheries95 Animals95 Control of Animal Diseases95

3 Amendments to the Rabies (Control) Order 1974

3Amendments to the Rabies (Control) Order 1974

(1)    The Rabies (Control) Order 1974 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 5(5), for “Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Hook Rise South, Tolworth, Surrey, KT6 7NF, to the Divisional Veterinary Manager” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

(3)    Omit the second Note (beginning with “The inspector is with all practicable speed”) to the Notice specified in Schedule 2 (notice declaring and defining the limits of an infected place).

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

4 Amendments to the Aujeszky's Disease Order 1983

4Amendments to the Aujeszky's Disease Order 1983

(1)    The Aujeszky's Disease Order 1983 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 19(2), for “Divisional Veterinary Manager of the Ministry for that area” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

(3)    Omit the Notes to Forms A, B, C, D and E in the Schedule.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

5 Amendment to the Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987

5Amendment to the Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987

The Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987 is amended by omitting the Notes to Forms A, B, C and D in Schedule 1.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

6 Amendments to the Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Wales) Order 2006

6Amendments to the Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Wales) Order 2006

(1)    The Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Wales) Order 2006 is amended as follows.

(2)    In article 4(1), for “Divisional Veterinary Manager responsible for that area” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

(3)    In article 5(1), for “Divisional Veterinary Manager of the area from which the sample was taken or in which the laboratory is situated,” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

7 Amendment to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006

7Amendment to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006

For article 9(5) of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006 substitute—

“(5)    Where notification is received under this article from a person other than the occupier of the premises where the relevant animal or carcase is located, a veterinary inspector may serve a notice on the occupier informing the occupier that—

(a)    notification has been received under this article; and

(b)    Schedule 1 applies in relation to the premises.”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

8 Amendment to the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Wales) (No 2) Order 2006

8Amendment to the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Wales) (No 2) Order 2006

Article 9(4) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Wales) (No 2) Order 2006 is omitted.

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Initial Commencement
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Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

9 Revocation

9Revocation

The Animal Health Orders (Divisional Veterinary Manager Amendment) Order 1995 is revoked.

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Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

Signature

Elin Jones

Minister for Rural Affairs, one of the Welsh Ministers

4 March 2010

SCHEDULE 1 Divisional Veterinary Manager Substituted by Welsh Ministers

SCHEDULE 1“Divisional Veterinary Manager” Substituted by “Welsh Ministers” Article 2(1)
TitleReferenceProvisions Amended
The Export of Horses (Veterinary Examination) Order 1966SI 1966/507 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 3
The Rabies (Control) Order 1974SI 1974/2212 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 4(3)(a) and (b)
The Importation of Animals Order 1977SI 1977/944 as amended by SI 1995/2922Articles 4(2), (3)(b), (4) and (5)(a) and 5(4)
The Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987SI 1987/790 as amended by SI 1995/2922Articles 4(1), (2)(a) and (b), (3)(a), (b) and (c), 7 (Rules 8 and 9) and 9, and Rules 8 and 9 in Form A in Schedule 1
The Tuberculosis (Deer) Order 1989SI 1989/878 as amended by SI 1995/2922Articles 4(1), 5(1) and 7(b)
The Anthrax Order 1991SI 1991/2814 as amended by SI 1995/2922Articles 4, 7(2) and 9
The Equine Viral Arteritis Order 1995SI 1995/1755 as amended by SI 1995/2922Articles 4(1), (3)(i) and (ii) and (4)(a) and 6(2), paragraphs 3 and 5 of Part I of the Schedule and paragraph 7 of Part II of the Schedule
The Specified Diseases (Notification) Order 1996SI 1996/2628Article 5(1)(a)
The Diseases of Poultry (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/1079 (W 148)Article 4(1)(a) and (2)
The Classical Swine Fever (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/2456 (W 239)Article 4(1) and (2); Article 13(3), paragraph 8 of Part I of Schedule 1, paragraph 20 of Part II of Schedule 1, paragraph 5 of Part I of Schedule 2, paragraph 9 of Part II of Schedule 2
The African Swine Fever (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/3273 (W 323)Articles 4(1) and (2) and 13(3), paragraph 9 of Part 1 of Schedule 1, paragraph 11 of Part 2 of Schedule 1, paragraph 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 2, paragraph 3 of Part 2 of Schedule 2
The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/179 (W 30)Articles 9(1), (2), (3) and (4) and paragraph 1 of Schedule 7
The Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/867 (W 79)Articles 3(1)(b) and (2), 4(1) and 5(1)
The Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Wales) (No 2) Order 2006SI 2006/2927 (W 262)Article 9(1), (2) and (3)
The Tuberculosis (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/1053 (W 109)Articles 5(1)(a) and (2), 6(1) and 9(2)(d)(i)
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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

SCHEDULE 2 Definitions of Divisional Veterinary Manager Revoked

SCHEDULE 2Definitions of “Divisional Veterinary Manager” Revoked Article 2(2)
TitleReferenceProvision in which definition revoked
The Export of Horses (Veterinary Examination) Order 1966SI 1966/507 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 2(1)
The Rabies (Control) Order 1974SI 1974/2212 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 2(1)
The Importation of Animals Order 1977SI 1977/944 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 2(1)
The Infectious Diseases of Horses Order 1987SI 1987/790 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 3(1)
The Tuberculosis (Deer) Order 1989SI 1989/878 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 2(1)
The Anthrax Order 1991SI 1991/2814 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 2(1)
The Equine Viral Arteritis Order 1995SI 1995/1755 as amended by SI 1995/2922Article 3
The Specified Diseases (Notification) Order 1996SI 1996/2628Article 2
The Diseases of Poultry (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/1079 (W 148)Article 3(1)
The Classical Swine Fever (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/2456 (W 239)Article 2(1)
The African Swine Fever (Wales) Order 2003SI 2003/3273 (W 323)Article 2(1)
The Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/179 (W 30)Article 3(1)
The Brucellosis (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/866 (W 78)Article 2(1)
The Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/867 (W 79)Article 2(1)
The Tuberculosis (Wales) Order 2006SI 2006/1053 (W 109)Article 3(1)
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see art 1.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order amends specified Orders to remove references to “Divisional Veterinary Manager” and replace those references with “Welsh Ministers”. The Order also revokes definitions of “Divisional Veterinary Manager” in all affected Orders.

A regulatory impact assessment has not been prepared for this Order as no impact on the private, public or voluntary sectors is foreseen.