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Chapter 4: Legal Basis

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Introduction

The legal basis for the control of CSF is found in the Diseases of Animals Acts, 1966 to 2001 and the Classical Swine Fever Order, 2002. This chapter summarises the legal basis for the control measures, the notices that must be served and the powers of authorised officers.

Annex 1 - Diseases of Animals Act 1966 (as amended) - Powers relevant to combating the risk, outbreak or spread of CSF

Annex 2 - Summary of control measures allowed for under the Classical Swine Fever Order, 2002

Annex 3 - Summary of authorised persons, relevant notices and their related articles under the Classical Swine Fever Order, 2002

Annex 4 - Summary of the powers of authorised officers under Section 17A of the Diseases of Animals Acts, 1966 to 2001

Annex 5 - Correlation table between provisions of EC Directive 2001/89/EC and Irish Legislation