Cattle Identification (Notification of Births, Deaths and Movements) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011

Document Number:2011 No. 349
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 05/10/2011
 
FREE EXCERPT

Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

European Communities

Animals

Made

5 th October 2011

Coming into operation

31 st October 2011

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (1) , being a Department designated (2) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 (3) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) makes the following Regulations.

Citation and commencement

  1. These Regulations may be cited as the Cattle Identification (Notification of Births, Deaths and Movements) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 and shall come into operation on 31 st October 2011.

    Amendment to the Cattle Identification (Notification of Births, Deaths and Movements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999

  2. —(1) The Cattle Identification (Notification of Births, Deaths and Movements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1999(4) are amended in accordance with this Regulation.

    (2) In regulation 2(2) (Interpretation) after the definition of “Divisional Veterinary Office” insert—

    ““electronic communication” means a communication transmitted (whether from one person to another, from one device to another or from a person to a device or vice versa)—

    by means of an electronic communications network; or

    by other means but while in an electronic format,

    and any such means of communication shall be approved by the Department.”.

    (3) In regulation 6(1) (Notification of birth) prior to the words “The notification” the words “Subject to regulation 9 A, ” are inserted.

    (4) In the title of regulation 7 (Notification of cattle movement) , omit the word “cattle”.

    (5) In regulation 8(1) (Notification of death) prior to the words “The notification” the words “Subject to regulation 9 A,” are inserted.

    (6) In the title of regulation 9 , after the words “Electronic notification” the words “of movement” are inserted.

    (7) In paragraph (1) of regulation 9 (Electronic notification) , substitute “electronic means” with “means of electronic communication”.

    (8) In paragraph (3) of regulation 9 (Electronic notification) , substitute “electronic means” with “means of electronic communication”.

    (9) After regulation 9 (Electronic notification) insert——

    “Electronic notification of birth and death

    9 A.—(1) The Department may authorise any person to notify the birth of an animal for the purposes of regulation 6 , or death of an animal for the purposes of regulation 8 , by...

To continue reading

REQUEST YOUR TRIAL