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Animal Health (Surveillance) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2019

Made                                                                                           30th September 2019

Coming into force                                                                        10th October 2019

THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT makes this Order under Articles 7 and 32 of the Animal Health (Jersey) Law 2016[1] –

1        Amendment of Animal Health (Surveillance) (Jersey) Order 2017

After Article 2 of the Animal Health (Surveillance) (Jersey) Order 2017[2] there is inserted –

“2A   Duty to report early abortion in cattle

(1)     If a bovine animal suffers an early abortion the keeper of the animal must report that fact to the Minister, providing the following information –

(a)     the keeper’s name and address;

(b)     the animal’s identification number;

(c)     the dates on which the animal was served and suffered the abortion.

(2)     In this Article –

“bovine animal” means domestic cattle of the genus Bos, Bubalus bubalis or Bison bison;

“early abortion” means an abortion or calving that takes place less than –

(a)     271 days after the animal is served or inseminated; or

(b)     265 days after an embryo is implanted in the animal.

(3)     For the purposes of the definition “early abortion” it makes no difference whether the calf that is expelled during the early abortion is born alive or dead.”.

2        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Animal Health (Surveillance) (Amendment) (Jersey) Order 2019 and comes into force on 10th October 2019.

deputy j.h. young of st. brelade

Minister for the Environment


[1]                                     chapter 02.020

[2]                                     chapter 02.020.86

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