Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011

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Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011

Revised Edition

02.400.23

Showing the law as at 1 January 2015

This is a revised edition of the law

Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011

Arrangement

Article

1            Interpretation

2            Licences and prohibition on landing animals in Jersey

3            Application of the Rabies Order

4            Notice requirement relating to tapeworm

5            Citation

Supporting Documents

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Table of Endnote References



Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011

THE MINISTER FOR PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT, in pursuance of Articles 1, 3, 4, 13, 14 and 42 of the Diseases of Animals (Jersey) Law 1956[1] orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1      Interpretation

(1)    In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires –

“Law” means the Diseases of Animals (Jersey) Law 1956[2];

“licence” means a licence granted under Article 2(1) of the Rabies Order;

“Rabies Order” means the Diseases of Animals (Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011[3].

(2)    For the purposes of this Order and for the purposes of Articles 3, 4, 13, 14, 34, 34A, 34B, 35, 40 and 42 of the Law insofar as they may be applicable to the making, administration and enforcement of this Order –

(a)     the definition of “animals” in Article 1 of the Law is extended to include any animal belonging to the orders of mammals specified in the Schedule to the Rabies Order except where specified otherwise in that Schedule;

(b)     the definition of “disease” in Article 1 of the Law is extended to include, in respect of an animal –

(a)     Nipah disease;

(b)     Hendra disease;

(c)     monkey pox;

(d)     tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis).[4]

(3)    This Order is for the purpose of preventing the introduction or spread in Jersey of the diseases referred to in paragraph (2).

(4)    This Order is to be read with the Diseases of Animals (Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011[5].

(5)    Except where specified otherwise, this Order does not apply to an animal which is a pet animal in relation to which the Pet Travel Scheme (Jersey) Regulations 2011[6] apply.[7]

2      Licences and prohibition on landing animals in Jersey

(1)    A licence shall not be granted in respect of –

(a)     prairie dogs originating in or coming from the United States of America; or

(b)     rodents of non-domestic species and squirrels, such rodents or squirrels originating in or coming from countries of the African sub-Saharan region.

(2)    A licence may contain such conditions as the Minister thinks necessary or expedient for preventing the introduction or spread in Jersey of any disease specified in Article 1(2).

(3)    A person responsible for an animal in respect of which a licence is granted shall comply with any conditions of licence under paragraph (2).

3      Application of the Rabies Order

(1)    Any reference in the Rabies Order to –

(a)     a licence condition or to contravention of a licence shall include a reference to a licence condition under Article 2 of this Order; and

(b)     that Order shall include a reference to this Order,

except for the purposes of Articles 12 and 15 of the Rabies Order.

(2)    The Minister must not grant a licence under Article 4 of the Rabies Order for the release and waiver from detention of an animal if he or she reasonably considers that such release or waiver will give rise to more than a negligible risk of the introduction of tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) into Jersey or the spread of tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis) in Jersey.

(3)    A dog that is detained and isolated in quarantine under Article 5 of the Rabies Order shall, at the owner’s expense, be treated against intestinal forms of tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis), with a medicinal product approved by the Minister, in such manner and on such number of occasions and at such intervals as the Veterinary Officer may require either generally or in a particular case.

(4)    Requirements of the Minister under Article 9(1) of the Rabies Order may include any requirements that the Minister considers necessary or expedient for the purposes of this Order.

(5)    A person who breaches any requirement under paragraph (4) that the Minister considers necessary for the purposes of this Order or any provision in Article 9 of the Rabies Order relating to such a requirement shall be in breach of this Order.

4      Notice requirement relating to tapeworm

(1)    A person who has in his or her possession, or under his or her charge, an animal infected with tapeworm (Echinococcus multilocularis), or the carcase of such an animal, shall comply with the notification requirements under Article 4(1)(b) of the Law.[8]

(2)    “Animal” for the purposes of paragraph (1) includes a pet animal in relation to which the Pet Travel Scheme (Jersey) Regulations 2011[9] apply. [10]

5      Citation

This Order may be cited as the Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011.

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Diseases of Animals (Non-Rabies) (Importation of Mammals) (Jersey) Order 2011



R&O.171/2011



1 January 2012



Diseases of Animals (Importation of Miscellaneous Goods and Animals) (Jersey) Order 2012



R&O.67/2012



31 May 2012



Pet Travel Scheme (Amendment) (Jersey) Regulations 2014



R&O.185/2014



29 December 2014



Table of Renumbered Provisions



Original



Current



None



 



Table of Endnote References



[1]



chapter 02.400



[2]



chapter 02.400



[3]



chapter 02.400.70



[4] Article 1(2)



amended by R&O.67/2012



[5]



chapter 02.400.70



[6]



chapter 17.245.13



[7] Article 1(5)



amended by R&O.185/2014



[8] Article 4(1)



amended by R&O.67/2012



[9]



chapter 17.245.13



[10] Article 4(2)



amended by R&O.185/2014