The Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2021

JurisdictionWales
CitationSI 2021/1292 (W327)
Year2021

2021 No. 1292 (W. 327)

Animals, WalesAnimal Health

The Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2021

Made 19th November 2021

Coming into force in accordance with article 1(2)

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 1, 8(1), 15(5), 17(1), 23 and 25 of the Animal Health Act 19811make the following Order:

S-1 Title and commencement

Title and commencement

1.—(1) The title of this Order is the Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2021.

(2) This Order comes into force immediately after it is made.

S-2 Amendments to the Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) Order 2006

Amendments to the Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) Order 2006

2. The Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (Wales) Order 20062is amended as follows.

S-3 Amendment to article 2 (interpretation)

Amendment to article 2 (interpretation)

3. In article 2 (interpretation)—

(a) in the definition of “wild bird control area” omit “or 5(3)”;

(b) in the definition of “wild bird monitoring area” omit “or 5(3)”.

S-4 Amendment to article 5 (confirmation or suspicion of H5N1 in wild birds)

Amendment to article 5 (confirmation or suspicion of H5N1 in wild birds)

4. In article 5 (confirmation or suspicion of H5N1 in wild birds)—

(a) in paragraph (2)—

(i) for “If the wild bird or carcase was found in Wales, the” substitute ;

(ii) for “must declare” substitute ;

(b) omit paragraphs (3), (4) and (5);

(c) in paragraph (6) omit “, (3)(a) or (3)(b)”;

(d) in paragraph (7) omit “, (3)(a) or (3)(c)”.

S-5 Amendment to article 6 (extent of wild bird control and monitoring areas)

Amendment to article 6 (extent of wild bird control and monitoring areas)

5. In article 6 (extent of wild bird control and monitoring areas), in paragraph (9), for “5(3)” substitute .

S-6 Amendment to article 11 (duty to inspect poultry premises)

Amendment to article 11 (duty to inspect poultry premises)

6. In article 11 (duty to inspect poultry premises), in sub-paragraph (1)(b), for “all premises where poultry are kept within the wild bird control area as often” substitute .

S-7 Amendment to article 12 (maintenance of areas)

Amendment to article 12 (maintenance of areas)

7. In article 12 (maintenance of areas), in sub-paragraph 2(c) for “at least one visit to each of those premises” substitute .

S-8 Amendment to Schedule 3 (biosecurity measures)

Amendment to Schedule 3 (biosecurity measures)

8. In Schedule 3 (biosecurity measures), in paragraph 4(b), omit “(unless it is carrying poultry)”.

S-9 Revocation

Revocation

9. Commission Decision of 11 August 2006 concerning certain protection measures in...

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