Bovine Tuberculosis Regulation Amendment To 2014

Original Language Title: Rindertuberkuloseverordnungsnovelle 2014

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279. Regulation of the Minister of health, the bovine tuberculosis regulation modifies the (bovine tuberculosis regulation amendment 2014)

On the basis of articles 1, paragraph 6, 2 c, and 23 of the animal diseases Act (TSG), RGBl. No. 177/1909, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 80/2013, and article 55 par. 3 of the Lebenmittelsicherheits - and Consumer Protection Act (LMSVG), Federal Law Gazette I no. 13/2006, last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 67/2014, is prescribed:

The bovine tuberculosis regulation, Federal Law Gazette II No. 322/2008, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette II No. 381/2009, is amended as follows:

1. paragraph 1 paragraph 4:

"(4) the Federal Minister / the Federal Minister of health on the basis of the epidemiological situation determined an area by publication in the"official veterinary news"for a certain period of time to the" TB special study area ", all animals aged over six months of an official investigation by a TB test to undergo are in the holdings of the region in the period laid down in the by-laws."

2. § 1 paragraph 5 last sentence deleted.

3. paragraph 2 Z 13: "13 Kontakttier: a contact herd animals that came into contact directly with a stock, where the disease has been found."

4. § 3 para 1 No. 3 is: "3. when carrying out the post-mortem on cattle or goats, which together with cattle were kept, which suggest the presence of a tuberculous process through (pathological anatomical suspicious animal) and a non-negative result shows the PCR tests according to § 7, found signs or ' 5 section 3 paragraph 1 Z 5 is:"5. fallen or not for the purpose of meat production killed cattle in an investigation in accordance with § 1 para. 3 signs are detected ", those who suspect the presence of a tuberculous process (pathological anatomical suspicious animal) and the PCR tests according to § 7 shows a non-negative result, or" 6 § 4 Z 7 is: "7. the stock is a contact structure of a stock, on which an open form of tuberculosis was detected, or where is the result of epidemiological survey for the entry of the pathogen, or" 7 is the heading of § 5 :

"Temporary lock of the stock"

8 5 subsection 4 the following sentence is added to §:

"Ermolkene milk from such stocks shall - be composted in addition to the uses permitted in section 3 - without previous machining or transformed into biogas, if the competent authority allows it, because there is no evidence of the existence of the open form of TB."

9 paragraph 8 No. 2: "diagnostically killed animals are 2. in an investigation authority of the AGES, of the Institute for food safety, veterinary medicine, and environment of the land of Carinthia (ILV Carinthia), a slaughterhouse or at one other point, which offers the space and facilities moderate conditions for a proper pathological anatomical examination, by a veterinarian or under whose supervision pathological anatomical signs of TB to investigate. This is especially for the presence of lesions, which favour an open form of TB. "The official veterinarian has all the organs, whose Veränderungen speak, in the sense of annex 4 for the presence of TB anyway, but parts of the lungs, intestines, liver, spleen and kidney, as well as the associated lymph nodes where the udder lymph nodes Lnn (anyway, Lnn. supramammarii retropharyngeales, bronchales, Mediastinal, mesenterici mandibulares and Lnn.), (. supramammarii) are certainly extra packaging and label to cool immediately at 4 ° C and as quickly as possible to send reference laboratory chilled to the national."

10 paragraph 10:

"Section 10 (1) (has been disease stock no open form demonstrated in the tuberculosis, are following measures must be taken to clarify in the contact holdings: 1 investigations: a) are all contact animals by a veterinarian immediately clinically to investigate and to undergo a TB test." How to contact with animals are to freeze until the completion of the investigations.

(b) the contact animals officially examined before less than 60 days after the last contact with the positive stock TB test, are at least 60 days after the last contact with the positive stock again by an official veterinarian clinically to study these animals and to undergo a TB test.

(c) If a TB investigation of all contact animals more than 60 days and less than four months after the last contact with the positive stock was carried out and the investigation for all animals negative was contact animals are considered in accordance with lit. a studied.

(d) If a TB investigation of all contact animals more than four months after the last contact with the positive stock takes place and the investigation for these animals is negative, the investigations are completed.

2. is the TB test in accordance with subpara 1 lit. a, b, or c for all contact animals of the herd that is negative, are to undergo all contact animals of the herd of a further official investigation by a TB test, which at the earliest four months after the last contact with the positive stock, however not later than six months after the examination referred to in subpara 1 making is (follow-up). The tests are negative, the investigations are completed.

(2) has been the disease stock an open form demonstrated in the tuberculosis, are following measures must be taken to clarify in the contact holdings: 1 investigations: a) In the contact (suspicious disease stock pursuant to § 4 Z 7) are to examine all animals of the herd by a veterinarian immediately clinically and to undergo a TB test.

(b) if the stock officially inspected prior to less than 60 days after the last contact with the positive stock TB test, are at least 60 days after the last contact with the positive stock again by an official veterinarian clinically to inspect all animals and to undergo a TB test. The milk of animals of such stocks is up to the existence of the result of the renewed investigation of TB has been proven a treatment in accordance with the provisions of annex III, section IX, chapter I no. 3 lit. (a) of Regulation (EC) to take no. 853/2004.

(c) If a TB investigation of all animals of the stock within the meaning of lit. the stock is a more than 60 days, and took place less than four months after the last contact with the positive stock and the examination for all animals of the herd was negative according to lit. a studied.

(d) If a TB investigation of all animals of the stock within the meaning of lit. a is more than six months after the last contact with the positive stock and the investigation for all animals of the herd negative runs, the suspicion of TB is eliminated; the withdrawal of the status of the officially tuberculosis should be repealed by the authority.

2. is the TB test in accordance with subpara 1 lit. a, b, or c for all animals of the herd that is negative, are to undergo all animals of the herd of a further official investigation by a TB test, which at the earliest six months after the last contact with the positive stock, but no later than 12 months after the examination referred to in subpara 1 making is (follow-up).

3. run the examinations in accordance with no. 2 for all animals of the herd that is negative, so the suspicion of TB is eliminated (the withdrawal of the status of the officially tuberculosis should be repealed by the authority).

(3) in the case of finding a re Agent investigations par. 1 Z 1 or 2 is in accordance with Z 1 to proceed Z 1 to 5 according to § 8. In addition, the following applies: 1 yields a negative result the PCR testing of samples of diagnostically killed the animal, proceed as follows: a) all animals of the herd are not earlier than 60 days after the removal of the last re agents using TB test officially to investigate (follow-up).

(b) pass the examinations in accordance with letter. (a) for all animals of the herd that is negative, are to undergo all animals of the herd of a further official investigation by a TB test, which at the earliest four months, but not later than twelve months after the removal of the last re agents making is (second follow-up).

(c) pass the examinations in accordance with letter. so the suspicion of TB is eliminated b for all animals of the herd that is negative, (the withdrawal or suspension of the status of the officially tuberculosis should be repealed by the authority).

2. the PCR testing of samples of diagnostically killed the animal is not negative, proceed as follows: a) the national reference laboratory has the insulation, to initiate differentiation and typing of Mycobacteria. Is it permitted to answer the question of whether there are agents of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on the part of the national reference laboratories, the use of all appropriately validated and scientifically recognised methods, which are foreseen by the EU or the OIE.

(b) all animals of the herd are not earlier than 60 days after the removal of the last re agents using TB test officially to investigate (follow-up).

c)

All investigations in accordance with lit. b negative and isolation gives a negative result, all animals of the herd of a further official investigation by a TB test to undergo, which at the earliest four months but not later than twelve months, making after the removal of the last re agent is (second follow-up).

d) are all investigations in accordance with lit. c negative, the suspicion is eliminated (withdrawal or suspension of the status of the officially tuberculosis should be repealed by the authority).

(e) passes the insulation according to lit. "a positive and detected Mycobacteria of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, the disease has been established."

11 the following sentence is added to section 11:

"It is through appropriate investigations to clarify whether an open form of TB has occurred."

12 12 paragraph 3 the following sentence is added to §:

"Ermolkene milk from such stocks shall - be composted in addition to the uses permitted in section 2 - without previous machining or transformed into biogas, if the competent authority allows it, because there is no evidence of the existence of the open form of TB."

13. in article 12, paragraph 6, the phrase is "section 10 No. 6 lit. e"by the phrase"§ 10 par. 3 No. 2 lit. (e)"replaced.

14. the existing text receives the sales designation (1) of section 16, the following paragraph 2 is added:

"(2) article 1, par. 4 and 5, § 2 Z 13, § 3 para 1 Nos. 3 and 5, § 4 Z 7, the heading of section 5 and section 5 para 4, § 8 Z 2, article 10, article 11 and article 12, para. 3 and 6 in the version of Federal Law Gazette. II No. 279/2014 enter into force with expiration of the day of their publication in the Gazette."

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