Shandong Province, A Major Animal Disease Emergency Response

Original Language Title: 山东省重大动物疫情应急办法

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(November 28, 2005 Shandong Province Government 58th times Executive Conference considered through November 28, 2005 Shandong Province Government makes 183th, announced since announced of day up purposes) first chapter General first article for quickly control, and fight major animal outbreak, protection public body health and life security, guarantees aquaculture production security, maintenance normal of social order, according to People's Republic of China animal epidemic prevention method, and major animal outbreak emergency Ordinance, about legal, and regulations,
    Combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    The second major animal epidemics in these measures refers to the highly pathogenic avian influenza, foot and mouth disease and other animal diseases with high morbidity and mortality, on aquaculture production safety and public health and safety has caused or threatens to cause harm.
    Third article major animal outbreak emergency work, should insisted strengthening led, and close tie, relies on Science, and law control, group anti-group control, and decisive disposal of approach; followed prevention and early found, and early report, and fast reaction, and strict processing of principles; achieved put live mark not entered, forced immune not leak rule, found outbreak early fight, strictly control not diffusion, ensure personnel not infection of target. Fourth article major animal outbreak emergency work should according to territorial management of principles, implemented Government unified led, and sector Division is responsible for, and established following responsibility system: (a) County above veterinary competent sector is responsible for organization implementation major animal blight of forced immune vaccination and outbreak monitoring, and survey, and control, and fight, emergency measures; (ii) County above health competent sector in major animal total patient animal outbreak occurred or may to human spread Shi, should advance organization developed corresponding of emergency plans or implementation programme,
    And timely on area within easy by infection of crowd take corresponding of prevention, and control measures; (three) levels immigration test quarantine institutions should strengthening inbound and outbound animal and products of test quarantine work, timely collection both inside and outside major animal outbreak information, take effective measures, prevent animal blight incoming and outgoing; (four) County above forestry competent sector, and veterinary competent sector should according to duties Division, strengthening on land health wildlife epidemic source of survey, and blight of monitoring and control;
    (Five) County above traffic competent sector is responsible for organization major animal outbreak emergency processing personnel and control drug, and devices, emergency material and about sample of priority transport; (six) County above police sector should close watched and outbreak about of social dynamic, assist about sector do area blockade, and easy sense animal culling, work, timely, and properly disposal and outbreak about of burst event; (seven) levels business administration sector is responsible for animal and the animal products trading market of regulatory work;
    (H) other relevant departments shall, consistent with their respective mandates, actively carry out major animal epidemic response. Five levels of veterinary, public health, entry-exit inspection and quarantine, forestry and other relevant departments shall establish a major animal epidemic information system.
    On major animal epidemics, veterinary department shall be to inform the authorities in time.
    Sixth people's Governments at various levels should participate in major animal disease emergency response personnel to give appropriate subsidies, and the effectiveness of prevention and control of major animal epidemics significantly in carrying out major animal epidemics and emergency treatment, scientific research, the promotion of new technologies to contribute to the work of recognition and reward staff.
    Chapter epidemic emergency preparedness article seventh provincial veterinary authorities should develop the province's major animal disease contingency plans submitted to the provincial people's Government for approval, and follow different animal epidemic diseases and their epidemic characteristics and the degree of separate implementation plan.
    City divided into districts, counties (cities and districts), veterinary authorities should major animal disease contingency plans for their respective administrative areas separately reported to people's Governments at the approval, also reported to veterinary authorities at a higher level for the record and follow different animal epidemic diseases and their epidemic characteristics and the degree of hazard, formulate implementation plans, respectively.
    Major animal disease contingency plans and implementation programmes should be based on the developments of the epidemic situation, revised and improved in a timely manner.
    Eighth article major animal outbreak emergency plans should including following content: (a) major animal outbreak emergency work principles, and approach and target; (ii) major animal outbreak emergency command institutions of established, and duties, and composition and the members units of Division; (three) major animal outbreak of monitoring, and information collection, and warning, and report and informed of program, and content and method; (four) animal outbreak of finds program and method, and major animal outbreak warning of grading and emergency processing measures;
    (V) after a major animal epidemic control measures; (f) rehabilitation of major animal disease outbreaks after the fight, (VII) protection of major animal disease control and eradication measures; (VIII) other major animal disease emergency response work.
    Nineth people's Governments at all levels and relevant departments should be based on significant animal disease contingency plans, sufficient vaccines, diagnostic kits, drugs, facilities, equipment, protective equipment and emergency supplies to ensure compulsory immunization, monitoring of animals, disinfection, culling, treatment, emergency funds, into all levels of requirements and budgets.
    Tenth provincial veterinary authorities shall, according to the national major animal diseases list and different animal epidemic diseases and their damage in the province, develop the province's list of major animal epidemics, submitted to the provincial people's Government announced.
    11th people's Governments above the county level should establish and improve the major animal epidemic monitoring, epidemiological investigation and risk assessment and disease detection, prevention and control system, establish and improve the epidemic prevention team at the Township and village levels.
    Districts of city and County (city, district) people's Governments shall provide appropriate subsidized to village-level epidemic prevention, specific criteria determined by the municipal districts.
    12th approved by the provincial government, city divided into districts, counties (cities and districts) veterinary authorities may establish temporary animal epidemic prevention supervision and checking stations and disinfection stations.
    13th no unit or individual is allowed to livestock in the urban planning area and poultry; pets, pet animals, rare animals, should be implemented or captive breeding in captivity, and compulsory vaccination.
    People's Governments at various levels according to the needs of major animal epidemic prevention and control to all susceptible animals within their respective administrative areas implement compulsory vaccination.
    14th people's Governments at various levels shall encourage the introduction of large-scale farming, standardized system of feeding chickens, ducks, livestock-raising.
    Chapter III monitoring, reporting and finds 15th veterinary administrative departments at and above the County major animal epidemics monitoring plan should be developed and adjusted according to major animal epidemic prevention and control needs monitoring plans implemented by the supervising agencies for animal epidemic prevention at all levels.
    Raising and marketing of animals and animal products of production, management, shall cooperate actively supervising agencies for animal epidemic prevention of major animal epidemic disease monitoring shall not refuse and impede.
    16th article engaged in animal feeding, and slaughter, and processing, and transport, and storage, and sales and animal isolation, and outbreak monitoring, and blight research and clinic, and test quarantine, activities of units and personal, found animal appeared groups onset or unknown reasons death of, should immediately to location County (city, and district) animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions report, and timely take isolation measures; animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions received outbreak report Hou, should by provides program and time reported.
    No unit or individual may conceal, misrepresent, and delaying the report or prompt others to conceal, misrepresent, and delaying the report or to hinder other people report major animal epidemics. 17th the County (city, district) after the suspected outbreak reported to the supervising agencies for animal epidemic prevention shall immediately sped to the scene investigation to verify.
    Initially identified as belonging to major animal epidemics, should within 2 hours of programs submitted to the provincial animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions and local competent veterinary authorities, and collect specimen immediately sent the provincial animal epidemic prevention supervision organizations while taking emergency prevention and control measures such as quarantine, disinfection.
    Provincial animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions identified as major animal disease outbreaks or suspected of major animal epidemics, should be immediately reported to the provincial veterinary authorities, and reported to the competent veterinary authority within 1 hour belongs to the supervising agencies for animal epidemic prevention.
    Provincial veterinary authorities shall, within 1 hour after receiving the report to the provincial people's Government and the veterinary department reports, and timely attention of the provincial government started major animal disease contingency plans. 18th major animal epidemics are divided into four levels, that is particularly significant (I), major (ⅱ), high (iii), (iv).
    IV-level animal disease by County (city, district) the veterinary administrative departments; grade III animal disease outbreaks by the district Veterinary Department found; level II and level I by provincial veterinary departments identified major animal epidemics, times of necessary veterinary administrative departments under the State Council.
    No unit or individual shall not violate the provisions of publishing or spreading serious animal epidemic information. 19th during the significant animal outbreaks have been reported, local animal epidemic prevention supervision institution should take immediate interim measures of quarantine control.
    When necessary, the people's Governments above the county level may blockade against disease outbreak, the disease take control measures such as culling and destruction of livestock and poultry. Article 20th major animal epidemic disease of animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions responsible for collecting.
    Teaching and research units need to be collected shall be approved by the provincial veterinary administrative departments at or above.
    21st no unit or individual is allowed to dispose and the sale, transfer, processing and consumption of animals of unknown illness or the cause of death.
    Animals cause of death cannot be determined, local animal epidemic prevention supervision institution should be sampled immediately confirmed on the level of animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions, and livestock (goods) for treatment.
    Zoonotic 22nd a major disease, local veterinary authority shall promptly inform the health authorities at the same level.
    When major animal disease could infect people, local Health Department should be moving within the area group to monitor and placed under medical observation, and start the emergency plans and other preventive and control measures taken.
    Chapter fourth outbreak emergency response 23rd people's Governments at various levels shall, in accordance with the unified leadership, hierarchical management, deal with rapid, action decisive, norms of scientific principles, directing major animal disease emergency. 24th at all levels shall according to the needs of major animal epidemic prevention and control, emergency command system in advance, and timely implementation of outbreak reports and zero-reporting system.

    When there is a major animal epidemics, should be immediately launched emergency response plans.
    25th work graded major animal disease emergency response, the color warning system.
    People's Governments at all levels should be based on serious animal epidemic prevention and control needs and prevalence, severity and extent of the epidemic, timely adjustment of response levels and warning colors.
    26th article animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions by test suspected major animal outbreak occurred Shi, should report local veterinary competent sector; veterinary competent sector received report Hou should immediately reported by this level Government approved, on suspected outbreak epidemic points take following emergency measures: (a) on suspected outbreak epidemic points take strictly isolation blockade, and disinfection or culling, measures; (ii) is strictly prohibited suspected outbreak epidemic points within other animal and products, and feed, and tool, and water and feeding vessels, and waste, pollutants products of mobile;
    (C) strict limitations on the movement of personnel, vehicles and (iv) the suspected outbreak of the epidemic is comprehensive and rigorous disinfection (v) market to local susceptible animals and their products enhance regulation; (vi) conducting epidemiological investigations, confirmed the outbreak as soon as possible and (VII) other measures need to be taken.
    27th outbreaks after diagnosis, local veterinary authority shall, within 2 hours, determine the epidemic level, and according to the standards set by the competent veterinary authority and the local natural environment, natural barriers, such as delimitation of epidemic, endemic and threatened areas and submitted to the people's Governments at the corresponding level of area closures. The local people's Governments shall immediately make a decision after receiving the report, and follow the epidemic-level color warning was issued, and emergency response.
    Decided to implement the embargo, should issue a closure order.
    All departments concerned should be completed within 8 hours after its closure order blocking task.
    Points, 28th SARS epidemic area and the threat of emergency response measures to be taken should be the major animal disease emergency regulations by the State Council and the animal epidemic prevention regulations of Shandong province and relevant regulations of the corresponding contingency plans.
    Article 29th due to major epidemic needs to set up checkpoints, disinfection stations, it should be a 24-hour duty system, and strictly enforce the inspections, disinfection tasks.
    Taken restrictive measures on access to infected areas, local governments and related departments should promptly draw up contingency measures to ensure that food, supplies and other supplies and the need for the normal life of the residents in the affected areas.
    Article 30th major animal epidemics occurred, approved by the people's Governments above the county level, the Department concerned can adopt in the affected area, threatened areas closing livestock trading markets, prohibiting live poultry slaughter and sell, enforce strict sterilization and other mandatory measures.
    During the protection when the market closes in on major animal epidemics of livestock and poultry products, local people's Governments should formulate and implement the emergency supply animal products safety and health programmes.
    31st major animal epidemics occur, all units and individuals are not allowed to walk in a public place susceptible animals or use of susceptible animals in entertainment, fairs, flying and other activities.
    Article 32nd major animal epidemics occurred, villagers ' committees and residents ' and enterprises, institutions and other social organizations shall cooperate with the local governments and related departments to do major animal disease emergency response work.
    Article 33rd major animal disease emergency personnel and other persons entering the infected spot, must wear or wear complete protective equipment.
    People from affected areas should be subject to the management of the departments concerned and in accordance with the regulations for monitoring local health authorities or medical observation.
    34th due to prevention and control of major animal epidemics culling, disinfection, quarantine and destruction measures such as economic loss caused to a party, the local people's Government shall, in accordance with provision of reasonable compensation.
    35th for the Elimination of the adverse effects of major animal epidemic, Governments at all levels and relevant departments should timely protection and policy measures to support the development of livestock farming and processing industry, to protect and support healthy development of animal husbandry. Article 36th area needs to lift the blockade, the provincial animal epidemic prevention supervision institution should be organized to assess the acceptance.
    Assessment and acceptance of content include the following: (a) the basic situation of the epidemic, (ii) emergency measures taken and their effects; (c) the main cause of the outbreak, epidemic source tracing conclusions; (iv) site investigation and laboratory test results, and (v) implementation of the technical specifications for major animal epidemics, (vi) conclusions should lift the blockade.
    37th infected areas after the lifting of the embargo, supervising agencies for animal epidemic prevention shall be continued in accordance with the relevant provisions in the local epidemic and endemic areas for continued monitoring.
    Local environmental protection departments should timely environmental monitoring and evaluation of the epidemic and to the local people's Governments at present concrete proposals for measures to restore the environment.
    Need to introduce foci of similar animals, must be reported to the approval of the provincial veterinary department.
    Fifth chapter legal liability article 38th Governments at all levels should establish accountability system for major animal disease emergency. Veterinary authorities at a higher level are responsible for the lower-level emergency response plan for major animal epidemics, agencies, personnel, funds, stocks, and examining and assessing the prevention and control measures.
    Leader does not take seriously and institutional deficiencies, measures are in place, the upper-level people's Governments to be accountable.
    39th article violates these rules, laws, regulations, penalties have been made, in accordance with the provisions of laws and regulations; is not stipulated by laws and regulations, according to the provisions of these measures.
    40th article violation this approach provides, has following behavior one of of, by animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions ordered corrected, and according to plot weight, give warning, and can sentenced 5000 Yuan following of fine: (a) feeding, and slaughter, and processing, and transport, and storage, and sales animal and the animal products of units and personal refused to, and hinder animal forced immune, and quarantine, and monitoring, animal epidemic prevention work of; (ii) in city planning district within feeding livestock, and poultry or not by provides feeding pet, and ornamental animal, and rare animal of;
    (C) walking in public places susceptible animals or use of susceptible animals in entertainment, fairs, flying and other activities; (iv) dispose, sell, transfer, processing of unidentified animal illness or death (v) without the approval of the provincial veterinary department, the foci of introducing similar animal.
    41st article violates these rules, in the affected area, threatened not closing livestock trading markets within the region, or are sold live poultry slaughter, the industrial and commercial administrative authority shall order immediate correction and fined 5000 Yuan fine.
    42nd article interception, diversion of major animal disease emergency funds, or embezzle emergency reserve stocks, in accordance with the provisions of the regulations of the financial illegal activities penalties and constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
    43rd article violates these rules, not subject to major animal disease emergency response provisions and obstruct disposal staff performing official duties according to law, be punishment by the public security department; leading to major animal epidemics spread, constitute a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 44th article violation this approach provides, veterinary competent sector and animal epidemic prevention supervision institutions has following behavior one of of, by this level Government or superior Government about sector ordered immediately corrected, and informed criticism, and give warning; on main head, and has responsibility of competent personnel and other responsibility personnel, law give remember than, and downgraded, and dismissed until fired of administrative sanctions; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) not perform outbreak report duties, concealed, and lied about, and late reported or inspired others concealed, and
    Lied about, and late reported, or hinder others report major animal outbreak of; (ii) in major animal outbreak report during, not take temporary isolation control measures, led to animal outbreak diffusion of; (three) not timely delineation epidemic points, and area and by threat district, not timely to this level Government proposed emergency processing recommends, or not according to provides on epidemic points, and area and by threat district take prevention, and control, and fight measures of; (four) not to this level Government proposed started emergency command system, and emergency plans and on area of blockade recommends of;
    (E) destruction of animal culling, not inadequate guidance or direction, or organizing the implementation of inspection and quarantine, disinfection, decontamination and emergency vaccination, (vi) other duties as failure to comply with these rules, resulting in animal diseases to spread, popular, or breeding production safety and public health cause serious hazards and safety.
                                                                                                                  Sixth chapter supplementary articles article 45th this approach come into force on the date of promulgation.

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