Sivut kuvina
PDF
ePub

a

a

area any place used for the holding of a market, fair, exhibtion, 41 & 42 Vict, or sale of cattle, and, if so, whether or not it is, in their opinion, c. 74. expedient that the holding in that area, while infected, of a market, fair, exhibition, or sale of cattle, should be prohibited or restricted by order of council.

“(10) This section shall, notwithstanding anything therein contained, be construed and have effect subject to the subsequent section in this act contained, whereby the privy council are required to make, by order, provision respecting the case of cattle found to be affected with pleuro-pneumonia while exposed for sale or exhibited in a market, fair, sale-yard, or place of exhibition, and in other circumstances specified in the same section, and generally while being in a place not in the possession or occupation, or under the control, of the owner of the cattle.

17. Declaration or extension of Infected Place in Pleuro-Pneumonia by Privy Council.] (1.) The privy council may at any time, if they think fit, on any evidence satisfactory to them, by order declare any cow-shed, field, or other place, with or without any lands or buildings adjoining or near thereto, to be a place infected with pleuro-pneumonia.

“ (2.) The privy council may from time to time, if they think fit, by order extend the limits of a place infected with pleuro-pneumonia, declared either by a local authority or by the privy council.

“ 18. Declaration of Infected Area in Pleuro-Pneumonia by Privy Council.] (1.) The privy council may at any time, if they think fit, on any evidence satisfactory to them, by order declare any area wherein a place infected with pleuro-pneumonia is situated to be an area infected with pleuro-pneumonia, and may from time to time, if they think fit, by order extend the limits of such an area.

(2.) The privy council, on making any such order, shall consider whether it is necessary or expedient to prohibit the holding in that area, while infected, of any market, fair, exhibition, or sale of cattle, and shall either prohibit the holding thereof accordingly, or allow the same to be held on such terms and conditions as they think fit to prescribe.

19. Rules for Pleuro-Pneumonia.] The rules set forth in the third schedule shall have effect in relation to a place or area infected with pleuro-pneumonia.

“ 20. Declaration of Freedom from Pleuro-Pneumonia.] (1.) Where a local authority have declared a place to be infected with pleuro-pneumonia, they may, if they think fit, at any time after the expiration of fifty-six days from the date of the cessation therein of that disease, but not sooner, declare by order that place to be free from pleuro-pneumonia.

(2.) Where the privy council or a local authority have declared a place to be infected with pleuro-pneumonia, the privy council

41 & 42 Vict. may, if they think fit, at any time after the expiration of fifty-six
c. 74.

days from the date of the cessation therein of that disease, but
not sooner, declare by order that place to be free from pleuro-

pneumonia.

“ (3.) Where the privy council have declared an area to be infected with pleuro-pneumonia, they may, if they think fit, at any time when there is not within that area, or within some particular portion thereof, any place infected with pleuro-pneumonia, declare by order that area, or that portion thereof, to be free from pleuropneumonia.

“ 21. Slaughter by Local Authority in Pleuro-Pneumonia, and Compensation out of local rates.] (1.) A local authority shall cause all cattle affected with pleuro-pneumonia to be slaughtered within two days after the existence of the disease is known to them.

(2.) A local authority may, if they think fit, cause any cattle being or having been in the same shed or herd, or in contact, with cattle affected with pleuro-pneumonia to be slaughtered.

“(3.) The local authority shall out of the local rate pay com-
pensation as follows for cattle slaughtered under this section:

“(i.) Where the animal slaughtered was affected with pleuro-
pneumonia, the compensation shall be three fourths of its value
immediately before it became so affected, but so that the compensa-
tion do not in any such case exceed thirty pounds:
“(i.) In every other

compensation shall be the value of
the animal immediately before it was slaughtered, but so that the
compensation do not in any case exceed forty pounds.

[ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors][ocr errors]

case the

Foot-and-Mouth Disease.
* 22. Declaration of Infected Place in Foot-and-Mouth Disease by
Local Authority.) (1.) Where it appears to an inspector of a local
authority that foot-and-mouth disease exists, or has within ten
days existed, in a cow-shed, field, or other place, he shall forth-
with make and sign a declaration thereof.

“(2.) He shall serve a notice, signed by him, of that declaration
on the occupier of that cow-shed, field, or other place, and also on
the occupier or occupiers of any lands or buildings contiguous
thereto as he shall consider necessary.

“ (3.) Thereupon that cow-shed, field, or other place shall become and be a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease, subject to the determination and declaration of the local authority.

“(4.) The inspector shall, with all practicable speed, inform the local authority of his declaration and notice, and shall send his declaration and a copy of his notice to the local authority.

(5.) The local authority shall forth with on receipt of that information inquire into the correctness of the inspector's declaration.

“(6.) If the local authority are satisfied of the correctness of 41 & 42 Vict. the inspector's declaration as regards the existence or past exist- c. 74. ence of disease, they shall by order determine and declare accordingly, and prescribe the limits of the place infected with foot-andmouth disease, and may, if they think fit, include within those limits any lands or buildings adjoining or near to the cow-shed, field, or other place to which the inspector's declaration relates.

(7.) The local authority may include in a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease any adjoining part of the district of another local authority, with the previous consent in writing of that authority, but not otherwise.

“(8.) If the local authority are not satisfied of the correctness of the inspector's declaration as regards the existence or past existence of disease, they shall by order determine and declare accordingly; and thereupon, as from the time specified in that behalf in their order, the cow-shed, field, or other place to which the inspector's declaration relates shall cease to be a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

“(9.) The local authority shall forthwith report to the privy council the declaration of the inspector, and the proceedings of the local authority thereon, and shall state whether or not it is, in their opinion, expedient that an infected area, comprising the infected ace, shall be declared, and, if so, what should, in their opinion, be the limits of that area, and whether or not there is within that area any place used for the holding of a market, fair, exhibition, or sale of animals, and, if so, whether or not it is, in their opinion, expedient that the holding in that area, while infected, of a market, fair, exhibition, or sale of animals should be prohibited or restricted by order of council.

(10.) This section shall, notwithstanding anything therein contained, be construed and have effect subject to the subsequent section in this act contained, whereby the privy council are required to make, by order, provision respecting the case of animals found to be affected with foot-and-mouth disease while exposed for sale or exhibited in a market, fair, sale-yard, or place of exhibition, and in other circumstances specified in the same section, and generally while being in a place not in the possession or occupation, or under the control, of the owner of the animals.

“ 23. Declaration or Extension of Infected Place in Foot-andMouth Disease by Privy Council.] (1.) The privy council may at any time, if they think fit, on any evidence satisfactory to them, by order declare any cow-shed, field, or other place, with or without any lands or buildings adjoining or near thereto, to be a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

" (2) The privy council may from time to time, if they think fit, on any evidence satisfactory to them, by order extend the limits of

41 & 42 Vict. a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease, declared either by 6. 74.

the priry council or by a local authority.

“ 24. Declaration of Infected Area in Foot-and-Mouth Disease by Privy Council.] (1.) The privy council may at any time, if they think fit, on any evidence satisfactory to them, by order declarə any area wherein a place infected with foot-and-mouth disease is situate to be an area infected with foot-and-mouth disease, and may from time to time, if they think fit, by order extend the limits of such an area.

“ (2.) The privy council, on making any such order, shall consider whether it is necessary or expedient to prohibit the holding in that area, while infected, of any market, fair, exhibition, or sale of animals, and shall either prohibit the holding thereof accordingly or allow the same to be held on such terms and conditions as they think fit to prescribe.

25. Rules for Foot-and-Mouth-Disease.] The rules set forth in the fourth schedule shall have effect in relation to a place or area infected with foot-and-mouth disease.

“26. Declaration of Freedom from Foot-and-Mouth Disease.] (1.) Where a local authority have declared a place to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease, they may, if they think fit, at any

time after the expiration of fourteen days from the date of the cessation therein of that disease, or of such longer period, not exceeding twenty-eight days from that date, as the privy council from time to time by general order direct, but not sooner, declare by order that place to be free from foot-and-mouth disease.

“ (2.) Where the privy council or a local authority have declared a place to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease, the priry council may, if they think fit, at any time after the expiration of fourteen days from the date of the cessation therein of that disease, or of such longer period, not exceeding twenty-eight days from that date, as the privy council from time to time by general order direct, but not sooner, declare by order that place to be free from foot-and-mouth disease.

(3.) Where the privy council have delared an area to be infected with foot-and-mouth disease, they may, if they think fit, at any time when there is not within that area, or within some particular portion thereof, any place infected with foot-and-mouth disease, declare, by order, that area, or that portion thereof, to be free from foot-and-mouth disease.

[ocr errors][merged small]

Exceptional Powers for Transit, and other cases.
27. Privy Council to provide for Pleuro-Pneumonia and Foot-
and-Mouth Disease during Transit, and in other Cases.] (1.) The
privy council shall, as soon as may be after the passing of this act,
and thereafter from time to time, by general order make such

[ocr errors]

а

а

further or other provision as they think necessary or expedient 41 & 42 Vict. respecting the case of animals found to be affected with pleuro- c. 74. pneumonia or foot-and-mouth disease

“(i.) Whilo exposed for sale or exhibited in a market, fair, saleyard, place of exhibition, or other place; or

(ii.) While placed in a lair or other place before exposure for sale; or

“(ii.) While in transit or in course of being moved by land or by water; or

“(iv.) While in a foreign animals wharf or foreign animals quarantine station; or

“(v.) While being in a slaughter-house or place where animals are slaughtered or are kept with a view to slaughter; or

“(vi.) While being on common or uninclosed land; or

“(vii.) Generally, while being in a place not in the possession or occupation or under the control of the owner of the animals.

“(2.) The privy council shall, by general orders under this section, from time to time make such provision as they think fit for the consequences under this act of animals being so found in the circumstancos aforesaid, as well with regard to the animals as with regard to the places where they are when so found and other places, and with regard to animals being or having been in the same shed or stable, herd or flock, or in contact, with animals so found.

“(3.) The privy council may from time to time, by special orders under this section relating to particular places, make such provision as they think fit for the consequences aforesaid.

"(4.) Every order under this section shall have full effect notwithstanding any provision of this act requiring the declaration of a place infected by pleuro-pneumonia or foot-and-mouth disease, or relating to any consequence thereof, or to any matter connected therewith, and notwithstanding any other provision whatsoever of this act.

Infected Places and Arents generally. “28. General Provisions respecting Declaration of Infected Places and Areas.) (1.) Tho privy council may, from time to time, make such general orders as they think fit, subject and according to the provisions of this act, for prescribing the cases in which places and areas are to be declared to be infected with a disease other than cattle plague, pleuro-pnoumonia, or foot-and-mouth disease, and the authority, mode, and conditions by, in, and on which declarations in that behalf are to be made, and the effect and consequences thereof, and the duration and discontinuance thereof, and other matters connected therewith.

“ (2.) Every place or area so declared infected, as well as a place or area declared infected with cattle plague, pleuro-pneumonia, or foot-and-mouth disease, shall be an infected place or area within this act.

« EdellinenJatka »