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Decree No. 14 of 2003 (II. 14.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development laying down the rules of fight against the swine vesicular disease.

Type of law
Date of original text

This Decree lays down the necessary measures to be taken in case of diagnostication of the swine vesicular disease (SVD), suspect of infection and infected animals. This Decree gives provisions regarding the duties of the animal keeper and the veterinarian servicing the animals, of the official veterinarian and of the chief district veterinarian, of the local and national food-chain safety and animal health office. It contains rules concerning local quarantines, protection areas and monitoring districts. The utilization of meat of slaughtered animals, the neutralization of carcasses, manure and feedstuff waste are ruled as well as use restriction of feedstuff and disinfection of premises. There are provisions also regarding actions to be taken in case of wild animals. Rules regarding the repopulation of swine farms after lifting the local quarantine are also foreseen.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
First entry into force on 22 February 2003. The last consolidated version of the Decree entered into force on 13 March 2014.
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny 15. sz m, 2003. febru r 14., pp. 1235-1243.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
14/2003. (II. 14.) FVM rendelet a sert sek h lyagos betegs ge elleni v dekez s szab lyair l