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Avian influenza – Surveillance Zone – the Island of Whalsay, Shetland Islands: July 2022

Declaration of end of Surveillance Zone for premises on the Island of Whalsay, Shetland Islands.


Declaration of end of Surveillance Zone

At 13:25 hours on 30 May 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 09:40 hours on 24 June 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 30 May 2022. 

The Declaration of Infected Premises, Protection Zone and Surveillance Zone made by Scottish Ministers on 30 May 2022 and the Declaration of End of Protection Zone made by Scottish Ministers on 24 June 2022 are revoked.

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

Signed

Mairi Gougeon

Made at Time:        10:00         Date: 3 July 2022

A member of the Scottish Government

Warning

Failure to comply with this Declaration may be an offence under section 72 or 73 of the Animal Health Act 1981.

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, St. Andrew’s House, Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG. 

 

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