Clause 2 - Extension of power to slaughter

Part of Animal Health Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 29 November 2001.

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Photo of Derek Conway Derek Conway Conservative, Old Bexley and Sidcup 2:30, 29 November 2001

With this we may discuss the following amendments: No. 24, in page 2, line 4, after `of', insert `infectious'.

No. 87, in page 2, line 5, after `disease', insert--

`except where those animals have been kept indoors constantly since the day before the first announcement by any Government Department of an outbreak'.

No. 118, in page 2, line 5, after `disease', insert--

`following a full disease risk assessment'.

No. 4, in page 2, line 7, at end insert--

`(1A) An order under subsection (1)(a) above may in particular refer to the following diseases:

Foot-and-mouth diseaseSwine vesicular diseasePeste des petits ruminantsLumpy skin diseaseBluetongueAfrican horse sicknessClassical swine feverNewcastle diseaseVesicular stomatitisRinderpestContagious bovine pleuropneumoniaRift Valley feverSheep pox and goat poxAfrican swine feverHighly pathogenic avian influenza.'.