1 Title and commencement

The title of these Regulations is the Animals (Divisional Veterinary Managers) (Wales) Regulations 2010; they apply in relation to Wales and come into force on 1 April 2010.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see above.

2 Amendments to the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996

2Amendments to the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996

(1)    The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996 are amended as follows.

(2)    In regulation 1(2) the definition of “Divisional Veterinary Manager” is revoked.

(3)    In regulations 13(5) and (6) and 16(8), for the words “appropriate Divisional Veterinary Manager”, in each place that they occur, substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see reg 1.

3 Amendment to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (Wales) Regulations 2006

3Amendment to the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (Wales) Regulations 2006

In regulation 23(1) of the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (Wales) Regulations 2006, for “Divisional Veterinary Manager of the State Veterinary Service for the area in which that animal is located” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see reg 1.

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4 Amendment to the Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) (Wales) Regulations 2006

4Amendment to the Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) (Wales) Regulations 2006

In regulation 13 of the Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) (Wales) Regulations 2006, for “Divisional Veterinary Manager appointed by the National Assembly for the area in which that bird is located” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see reg 1.

5 Amendment to the Avian Influenza (Vaccination) (Wales) (No 2) Regulations 2006

5Amendment to the Avian Influenza (Vaccination) (Wales) (No 2) Regulations 2006

For regulation 11 of the Avian Influenza (Vaccination) (Wales) (No 2) Regulations 2006 substitute—

“11

Any person who knows or suspects that a bird has not been vaccinated as required by the Welsh Ministers must notify them immediately.”

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see reg 1.

6 Amendment to the Bluetongue (Wales) Regulations 2008

6Amendment to the Bluetongue (Wales) Regulations 2008

(1)    The Bluetongue (Wales) Regulations 2008 are amended as follows.

(2)    Regulation 8(3) is revoked.

(3)    In regulations 8(1)(a) and (2) and 11(b) for “Divisional Veterinary Manager” substitute “Welsh Ministers”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 April 2010: see reg 1.

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Signature

Elin Jones

Minister for Rural Affairs, one of the Welsh Ministers

4 March 2010

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

These Regulations replace references to “Divisional Veterinary Manager” with “Welsh Ministers” in—

(a)    the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996;

(b)    the Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Control of Vaccination) (Wales) Regulations 2006;

(c)    the Avian Influenza (Preventive Measures) (Wales) Regulations 2006;

(d)    the Avian Influenza (Vaccination) (Wales) (No 2) Regulations 2006; and

(e)    the Bluetongue (Wales) Regulations 2008.

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

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