Animal Health Act 1981: expenditure and prosecutions – 2021

This statutory return is collated and laid before the Scottish Parliament in accordance with Section 80 of the Animal Health Act 1981. The report covers expenditure incurred and prosecutions taken under the Animal Health Act 1981, and incidences of disease in imported animals for the year 2021.

Compensation paid for animals slaughtered to prevent the spread of animal diseases in 2021

Type of Disease Amount
Bovine Tuberculosis £1,031,380
Less receipts from salvage of carcasses £76,932
Total Net Compensation Paid £954,448
Avian Influenza £ 63,342

Notes: All figures have been rounded up to the nearest pound.



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