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Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development No. 23 of 2005 (III. 23.) on the foot-and-mouth disease protection.

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Date of original text

This Regulation, consisting of 90 articles divided into 18 Chapters and 16 Annexes, lays down rules for the control of foot-and-mouth disease in livestock, the prevention and control of foot-and-mouth disease, to be applied to animals of domestic species or susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease in Hungary. The official veterinarian must be informed of the disease or suspicion thereof. Animals that are infected or suspected of being infected must be kept away from places where susceptible animals would be at risk of infection or contamination with the virus. The animal and wild ruminant animal, the pig, the wild boar, the camel, and the rodent and rodent animal whose susceptibility to this disease shall be considered as susceptible animal species in the foot-and-mouth disease. An animal susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease with a suspicion of foot-and-mouth disease based on clinical signs or post-mortem lesions or laboratory tests shall be considered suspected of being infected. An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease may be detected if the disease has been confirmed in a holding of susceptible animals as set out in Annex 1. Susceptible animals which, on the basis of epidemiological data, may have been directly or indirectly exposed to the foot-and-mouth disease virus shall be considered suspected of being infected with the virus
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The latest consolidated version of the Decree entered into force on 1 August 2013.
This Regulation repeals Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease and repeals Directive 85/511/EEC and Decisions 89/531/EEC and 91/665/EEC and Directive 92/46/EEC. It is intended to comply with Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 amending the EEC Directive.
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny 35. sz m, 2005. m rcius 23., pp. 1681-1718.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
23/2005. (III. 23.) FVM rendelet a ragad s sz j- s k r mf j s elleni v dekez sr l.