The importation of cattle, sheep, goats and all other ruminating animals and swine and elephants1 is regulated by order2. The landing3 of any such animal is prohibited except under a licence (general or specific) granted by the appropriate authority, which may contain conditions designed to prevent disease and protect animals from unnecessary suffering4. A licence is also required for animals on board a vessel which enters a harbour even if the animals are not landed5. However, in exceptional circumstances, imported animals not licensed to be landed, or ships not licensed to enter a harbour, may do so under the
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