Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961

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Published: 2004-08-31

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Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961

Revised Edition

02.400.54

Showing the law as at 31 August 2004

This is a revised edition of the law

Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961

Arrangement

Article

1            Interpretation

2            Extension of definition of disease

3            Prohibition on importation of equine animals from specified countries

4            Citation

Supporting Documents

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History

Table of Renumbered Provisions

Table of Endnote References



Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961

THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, in pursuance of Articles 1, 3, 13 and 42 of the Diseases of Animals (Jersey) Law 1956,[1] orders as follows –

Commencement [see endnotes]

1      Interpretation

(1)    In this Order –

“principal Order” means the Importation of Equine Animals (Jersey) Order 1958;[2]

“specified country” means Afghanistan, Cyprus, Gibraltar, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Republic, and any country in Africa;[3]

“specified disease” means African horse sickness (pestis equorum).

(2)    This Order shall be construed as one with the principal Order.

2      Extension of definition of disease

For the purposes of this Order, and for the purposes of Articles 3 and 13 and Part 4 of the Diseases of Animals (Jersey) Law 1956,[4] in so far as they are applicable to the making, administration and enforcement of this Order, the definition of “disease” in Article 1 of that Law is further extended so as to include a reference to the specified disease.

3      Prohibition on importation of equine animals from specified countries[5]

(1)    Notwithstanding anything in the principal Order, the landing or unloading in Jersey from any vessel or aircraft of any equine animal brought from a specified country is prohibited.[6]

(2)    For the purposes of this Article an equine animal is brought from a specified country if –

(a)     its journey to Jersey is started in a specified country; or

(b)     any vessel or aircraft carrying the equine animal in the course of its journey to Jersey, called at, or landed in, a specified country. [7]

4      Citation

This Order may be cited as the Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961.[8]

Endnotes

Table of Legislation History



Legislation



Year and No



Commencement



Importation of Equine Animals (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Jersey) Order 1961[9]



R&O.4217



7 March 1961



Importation of Zebras (Control) (Jersey) Order 1963



R&O.4461



17 June 1963



Importation of Horses (African Horse Sickness) (Prohibition) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 1967



R&O.4876



3 January 1967



Table of Renumbered Provisions



Original



Current



4



spent, omitted from this revised edition



5



spent, omitted from this revised edition



6



4



Table of Endnote References



[1]



chapter 02.400



[2]



chapter 02.400.52



[3] Article 1(1)



definition “specified country” substituted by R&O.4876, former definition amended by R&O.4461



[4]



chapter 02.400



[5] Article 3



heading amended by R&O.4461



[6] Article 3(1)



amended by R&O.4461



[7] Article 3(2)



amended by R&O.4461



[8] Article 4



amended by R&O.4461



[9]



Short title amended by R&O.4461