Wild Boar Swine Regulation 2003

Original Language Title: Wildschweine-Schweinepestverordnung 2003

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Regulation of the Federal Minister for Health and Women on the Control of Classical Swine Fever in wild boar 2003 (wild boar-swine fever regulation 2003)

On the basis of § 1 (5) and 6 of the Animal Health Act (TSG), RGBl. No 177/1909, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I No 71/2003, shall be ordered:

Scope

§ 1 . This Regulation is subject to:

1.

Pigs which are not bred and kept (wild boar) in accordance with Article 1 (1) of the TSG in stables or in solid areas such as domestic animals and

2.

Areas in which pigs are suspected or the outbreak of classical swine fever (CSF) has been detected in pigs according to Z 1.

Application of TSG

§ 2. (1) The following provisions of the TSG shall apply to wild boars pursuant to § 1 Z 1 of this Regulation: § 1 para. 3, § 2, § 2b, § 2c, § 14, § 15, § 15a, § 16 Z 9 and 13, § 17, § 18, § 19, § 22 para. 2 and 3, § 23, § 24 paragraph 4 lit. f, j and k, § 24 para. 5, 6 and 8, § 26, § 28, § 30, § 61 (1) (c), (d) and (g), § 61 (2) to (5), § 63 (1) (lit). a and c in accordance with the above provisions, § 63 para. 2, § 64, § 68, § 71, § 73, § 74 and § 75.

(2) § 15a, § 17, § 22 para. 2 and 3 TSG as well as § 61 paragraph 5 TSG (insofar as § 61 (5) to § 24 paragraph 4 lit. (f) apply to wild boar in accordance with Article 1 of this Regulation with the proviso that the terms "animal owners", "animal owners" and "keepers" used herein shall be used by the term "hunting rights" or, where appropriate, in the case of the wild boar If there are no hunting rights holders, the term "landowners" is to be replaced.

(3) In infected areas, samples must be taken from an officially designated veterinarian and sent to the Austrian Reference Laboratory for Classical Swine Fever for further examination.

(4) The meat of wild boar, where the examination of classical swine fever has produced a negative result and in which there are no other grounds for complaint, is set out in Annex Chapter 5 Z 3 of the wild game meat ordinance, BGBl. No 400/1994, in the version in force. Unfit material is available in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 (OJ L 327, 31.12.2002, p. No. OJ L 273, 10. (1 October 2002) to be classified as Category 2 material and to continue to be treated accordingly.

(5) § 30 TSG shall be applied with the proviso that the disease shall then be declared to be obtained if the measures of both the eradication plan according to § 3 of this Regulation and the monitoring plan have been carried out in accordance with Article 4 of this Regulation and in the infected area, no case of classical swine fever in feral pigs has been detected in the course of a period of at least two years.

Tilgplan

§ 3. (1) After an outbreak has been confirmed, the Governor of the State has to convene a group of experts as soon as possible, including official veterinarians, representatives of hunters, biologists specialising in wild animals and epidemiologists.

(2) This group of experts shall be responsible for the investigation of the epidemiological situation, the designation of a disease area, including the establishment of additional appropriate measures, the development of a eradication plan and the review of the disease situation. the measures taken in the area of the disease in a consultative capacity.

(3) The eradication plan shall be submitted to the Federal Minister for Health and Women within a period of six weeks and, after approval by the European Community, to be adopted by the Regional Governor as a Regulation. It shall contain at least the following information:

1.

the declared disease area, based on the geographical spread of the disease, including natural or artificial borders, the results of the epidemiological studies and controls carried out, and the density of the disease, Wild boar population in the infected area;

2.

the estimated number of wild boar in the infected area and the estimated number of wild boar in the infected area;

3.

the specific measures to be taken to determine the extent of the spread of the disease in wild boar populations by screening wild boar or wild boar found in hunters, as well as laboratory studies, including age-old epidemiological studies;

4.

the measures taken to prevent the spread of the disease within the wild boar population and to reduce the number of wild boar;

5.

Conditions to be imposed on hunting rights for the prevention of the spread of the disease;

6.

the procedure for the disposal of wild boars found or taken up, including the examination by the veterinarian in accordance with § 2 (3) and the sampling according to the diagnostic manual, published in the " Official site of the Veterinary news ' of 25 February 2002, No 1;

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the epidemiological surveys to be carried out on any wild boar found or found to have been found.

(4) At least every six months, the Landeshauptmann shall submit a detailed report on the information referred to in paragraph 3 in the eradication plan to the Federal Ministry of Health and Women.

Monitoring Plan

§ 4. (1) After the expiry of at least twelve months from the last confirmed case of classical swine fever in feral pigs in the designated infected area, the Governor of the State of the State of Germany, with the agreement of the Federal Minister for Health and Women, has Replace the recovery plan with a monitoring plan valid for at least 12 months.

(2) The monitoring plan shall contain at least the information referred to in Article 3 (3) (3), (3), (6) and (7).

(3) The Group of Experts pursuant to § 3 (1) is also called to support the Governor of the State in the context of the monitoring plan.

Hout wines holding holdings in the infected area

§ 5. If the swine fever is detected in wild boars, the district managing authority shall take the following measures as soon as possible in the domestic holding companies within a designated infected area:

1.

the collection and verification of the records of all pig categories in all holdings;

2.

Segregation of all pigs in operation either in their usual stables or in another place that allows their isolation from wild boar. Wild boar must not have access to materials which can then come into contact with the pigs kept in service.

3.

Ban on the movement of pigs from and into the holding without the approval of the district administrative authority.

4.

Appropriate disinfection measures on entering and leaving the holding and training of the persons concerned on compliance with hygiene measures to reduce the risk of spread of the KSP virus.

5.

Examination of all the pigs suffering or died in the holding by the official veterinarian.

6.

Sampling for serological tests on the occasion of slaughter.

Prohibition of intra-Community trade

§ 6. Pigs, swine perma, embryos or egg cells may not be placed in intra-Community trade from the infected area.

Final provisions

§ 7 (1) This Regulation shall enter into force on the first day of the month following that of the event.

(2) The Wild Swine Swine Fever Ordinance, BGBl. No 427/1994, the Regulation repeals the entry into force of this Regulation.

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