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Statutory Instrument 2002 No. 3044 (C. 101)

The Animal Health Act 2002 (Commencement) Order 2002

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2002 No. 3044 (C. 101)


ANIMALS


ANIMAL HEALTH

The Animal Health Act 2002 (Commencement) Order 2002

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 Made9th December 2002 
 Coming into force13th January 2003 

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by section 19(1) of the Animal Health Act 2002[1] hereby makes the following Order:

    1.This Order may be cited as the Animal Health Act 2002 (Commencement) Order 2002.

    2.The day appointed for the coming into force of - 

    (a) sections 1 to 15, and 17 of, and the Schedule to, the Animal Health Act 2002 is 14th January 2003;

    (b) section 16 of that Act is 1st July 2003;

    (c) section 18 of that Act is 24th March 2003.


Elliot Morley,
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

9th December 2002



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order provides for the coming into force on 14th January 2003 of the following provisions of the Animal Health Act 2002 (c. 42) - 

Provisions of the Animal Health Act 2002Subject Matter
Section 1Foot-and-mouth disease
Section 2Extension of power to slaughter
Section 3Disease control (slaughter) protocol
Section 4Explanation of preventive slaughter
Section 5Slaughter of vaccinated animals
Section 6Scrapie
Section 7Treatment: power of entry
Section 8Slaughter: power of entry
Section 9Tests and samples: power of entry
Section 10Inspection of vehicles
Section 11Obstruction
Section 12Deliberate infection of animals
Section 13Penalties for certain summary offences
Section 14Prosecutions: time limit
Section 15Duty to consider vaccination
Section 17Annual review of import controls
ScheduleScrapie

In addition section 16 of the Animal Health Act 2002 (which relates to bio security guidance) is brought into force on 1st July 2003 and section 18 of that Act (which relates to the National contingency plan) is brought into force on 24th March 2003.


Notes:

[1] 2002 c. 42.back



ISBN 0 11 044615 1


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