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Avian influenza – Surveillance Zone – near Birsay, Orkney Islands: August 2022

Declaration of end of Surveillance Zone for premises near Birsay, Orkney Islands.


Declaration of end of Surveillance Zone

At 18:50 hours on 6 July 2022, the Scottish Ministers declared, under article 26(1) of the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Scotland) Order 2006 (“the Order”), with immediate effect, a Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone. 

At 11:00 hours on 30 July 2022, the Scottish Ministers declared, under article 34(1) of the Order, the end of the Protection Zone. 

At least 30 days have elapsed since the completion at all infected premises within the Zones declared of the preliminary cleansing and disinfection measures referred to in Part 2 of schedule 3 of the Order. 

The Scottish Ministers declare, under article 34(3) of the Order, the end of the Surveillance Zone described in Annex 3 to the Declaration of 6 July 2022. 

The Declaration of Infected Premises, Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone made by Scottish Ministers on 6 July 2022 and the Declaration of End of Protection Zone made by Scottish Ministers on 30 July 2022 are revoked.

This Declaration has effect from the time and date on which it is made.

Signed,

Mairi Gougeon

Made at: 10:15am
Date: 8 August 2022

A member of the Scottish Government

Copies of this Declaration and of the Order are available on gov.scot and from the Scottish Government Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD.

Contact

Email: Animal.Health@gov.scot

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