394. Slaughter of susceptible animals.

394.     Slaughter of susceptible animals.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Farriers and Animal Health (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/457, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The relevant authority1 must cause to be slaughtered all susceptible animals2 kept on premises which are declared by the relevant authority to be infected premises under any provision which gives effect in relation to England or Wales to European legislation3 on Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease4. The relevant authority may decide not to