Amendment Of The Bluetongue Control Regulation 2013

Original Language Title: Änderung der Bluetongue-Bekämpfungsverordnung 2013

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362. Regulation of the Minister of health, the Bluetongue control regulation 2013 modifies the

On the basis of § 1 para 6, 2 c, 12, 23 para 2 and par. 3 of the animal diseases Act (TSG) 25a, RGBl. No. 177/1909, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 80/2013, is prescribed:

The Bluetongue control regulation, Federal Law Gazette II No. 287/2013, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette II No. 87/2015, is amended as follows:

1. § 3 para 1 Nos. 5 and 6 is:

"5. thorough clinical examination of all animals of the herd and extraction from samples of dead animals or from abortion material, to carry out laboratory investigations;

6 taking blood samples (according to the Bluetongue crisis plan) by a statistically meaningful - for the respective circulating serotype (s) - number of animals of the stock for the purpose of conducting laboratory diagnostic tests. It is this priority to be sampled those animals where the probability to get hints on a possible virus circulation is highest (suspect investigation)."

2 paragraph 4 deleted § 4.

3. paragraph 6 deleted § 4.

4. paragraph 6:

"§ 6 operating locks are according to § 4 to pick up by the authority, once the zones are set up according to § 7 and:"

1. all investigations performed according to § 4 are completed, 2 in stock no animals with clinical symptoms are present, 3 if necessary measures were arranged according to § 4 paragraph 5 4 the keepers and the Tierhalterin of the official veterinarian / has been informed of the official veterinarian has been proven about the clinical symptoms of bluetongue as well as existing restrictions on movement.

Operating locks are also to repeal, if no susceptible animals are more in operation (death, exemptions from the prohibition of shipment according to § 4 ABS. 2)."

5. Appendix A is as follows:

'Annex A

Protection zones

In Burgenland all districts.

In Austria the districts of Neunkirchen, WR. Neustadt city, WR. Neustadt-land, Baden, Mödling, Bruck an der Leitha, Wien-Umgebung, Gänserndorf, Mistelbach, Korneuburg, Hollabrunn, Tulln, Lilienfeld, St. Pölten city and St. Pölten-land.

In Styria, the districts of Leoben, Bruck Mürzzuschlag, Graz city, Graz-Umgebung, Voitsberg, Deutschlandsberg, Leibnitz, Hartberg-Fürstenfeld, Weiz and Southeast Styria.

"In Vienna all districts."