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Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Authors

M R. Gardiner

Keywords

Animal diseases, Law, Regulations, Western Australia

First Page Number

181

Last Page Number

184

Abstract

THE new Stock Diseases (Regulations) Act proclaimed on August 1, 1970, introduces some new regulations and makes many changes to existing regulations, which could affect most farmers at some time or another.

This article summarises the regulations most likely to affect farmers, with emphasis on new or changed regulations.

Erratum

Article finished on page 188 All animals which die or which are slaughtered in connection with the eradication of an exotic disease must be buried or incinerated as directed by the Chief Inspector and all offal at an abattoir must be similarly disposed of on the abattoir site. Premises within the Infected or Control Areas must be disinfected and may require treatment with insecticides as directed by the Chief Inspector. The methods ofAll animals which die or which are slaughtered in connection with the eradication of an exotic disease must be buried or incinerated as directed by the Chief Inspector and all offal at an abattoir must be similarly disposed of on the abattoir site. Premises within the Infected or Control Areas must be disinfected and may require treatment with insecticides as directed by the Chief Inspector. The methods of carrying out these procedures will be specified. Milk may not be collected within these areas except under permit and then only if the type of vehicle, route, destination and treatment of the milk are approved by the Chief Inspector. No meat or meat products can be moved within, or taken out of, Infected or Control Areas except under permit.

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