Avian influenza – end of Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis

Declaration of end of Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone near Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.


Declaration Of End of Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone

At 5:51 pm on 08 August 2023, 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 least 21 days have elapsed since the completion at all infected premises, in the Protection Zone declared, of the preliminary cleansing and disinfection measures referred to in Part 2 of schedule 3 of the Order; and a veterinary inquiry has been completed at all premises identified as containing poultry or other captive birds within 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(1) and (3) of the Order, the end of the Protection Zone described in Annex 2 and the end of the Surveillance Zone described in Annex 3 to the Declaration of 08 August 2023. 

The Declaration of Infected Premises, Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone made by Scottish Ministers on 08 August 2023 is revoked.

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

Signed 

Ms Gillian Martin

Made on 15 August 2023 at 1.40 pm                          

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

Copies of this Declaration and of the Order are available at www.gov.scot/avianinfluenza  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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