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Order No. 1322 on controlling classical swine fever.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations concerning the control of classical swine fever in livestock destined to human consumption. The Order sets regulations regarding classical swine fever found in livestock, and the management of this disease outbreak. Locations (farms) detecting suspect cases, shall immediately notify the Ministry of Environment and Food through veterinarians responsible for confirming the outbreak. Quarantine of special monitoring areas will be established upon the detection of the disease. Vaccination against the disease is not allowed, however, manipulating, keeping, delivering and distributing classical swine fever is only allowed upon written authorization from the Ministry.
The Order consists of 7 Chapters: General provisions (1); Creating zones (2); Reintroduction of pigs (3); Dealing with the confirmation of classical swine fever in pigs in a slaughterhouse or in transport (4); Epidemiological study in connection with suspicion and outbreaks of swine fever (5); Vaccination (6); Penalties and entry into force (7).
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 December 2015.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om bek mpelse af klassisk svinepest.