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Avian Influenza (H5N1 in Wild Birds) (England) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 3249 of 2006).

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This Order specifies powers of authorities and measures relative to the control of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds. This Order provides that if the Chief Veterinary Officer advises the Secretary of State that avian influenza of subtype H5N1 is present in a wild bird or a wild bird carcase, the Secretary of State must, subject to a derogation, declare a wild bird control area and a wild bird monitoring area. In the declaration of a wild bird control area or a wild bird monitoring area, the Secretary of State may impose additional measures to those set out in the Schedules to this Order.
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