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Enforcement

It is a requirement of the Animal Health Act 1981, that an annual return be submitted to parliament detailing all expenditure incurred, prosecutions taken and incidences of notifiable disease in imported animals in the previous year.

This statutory return is required to be made and laid before Parliament by 31 March in accordance with Section 80 of the Animal Health Act 1981 and includes data relating to Scotland only. This return is compiled in part from information supplied to the Scottish Government by all Local Authorities in Scotland.

Separate reports are compiled by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Welsh Assembly Government.

Diseases covered in this report can include:

  • Avian Influenza
  • Bovine Tuberculosis
  • Brucellosis
  • Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Newcastle Disease
  • Tuberculosis in Deer
  • Salmonella

2016 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2015 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2014 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2013 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2012 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals 

2011 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2010 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2009 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals

2008 - Return of Expenditure incurred, Prosecutions taken and Incidences of Notifiable Disease in Imported Animals