418. Regulation of exports.

For the purpose of preventing the conveyance of disease1 by animals exported from Great Britain, the appropriate authority2 may, with Treasury consent, provide facilities for the examination of animals3 intended for export and provide or approve export quarantine stations for their reception, isolation and examination4. No compensation is payable in respect of any animal intended for export which, by reason of its having been diseased or suspected, or of its having been exposed to the infection of any disease, is slaughtered in an export quarantine station5.

In the interests of animal or human health the appropriate authority may by order6