436. Avian influenza.

436.     Avian influenza.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Exotic Diseases in Animals (Miscellaneous Amendments) (Wales) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/371, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

Provision has been made by regulations under the European Communities Act 19721 to reduce and manage the risk of transmission of avian influenza2 from wild birds to poultry3 or other captive birds4 in England. In particular, the regulations prohibit any person from arranging an unlicensed fair, market, show, exhibition or other gathering of poultry or other