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Order No. 712 on duty monitoring for avian influenza in poultry and farmed feathered game.

Type of law

This Order sets regulations concerning avian influenza surveillance in food, specifically in poultry, farmed feathered game and other birds in captivity. The text gives guidelines on criteria requirements for the sale of such commodity, together with routine laboratory tests which are detailed in the attached Appendices.
The Order consists of 7 Chapters and 3 Appendices; Scope and definitions (1); Early warning system for avian influenza (2); Routine surveillance for avian influenza in poultry (3); Routine surveillance for avian influenza in farmed feathered game (4); Laboratory tests (5); Particularly on zoos (6); Payment, penalties and entry into force (8).
Appendix 1 - Sampling and submission of samples on routine surveillance for avian influenza (articles 6-8 and 11-12).
Appendix 2 - Information on poultry tested for avian flu.
Appendix 3 - Information on trade of farmed feathered game tested for avian flu.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 July 2015.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om pligt til overv gning for avi r influenza hos fjerkr og opdr ttet fjervildt.