Diseases of Animals Act, 1966

Clearance, attested and disease-free areas.

19.—The Minister may, where it appears to him to be necessary for the purpose of the eradication of any Class B disease, make in relation to such disease orders—

(a) declaring an area (in this Act referred to as a clearance area) to be an area in which the disease is to be eradicated;

(b) declaring an area as to which the Minister is satisfied that the disease is virtually nonexistent, to be an attested or disease-free area;

(c) prescribing the conditions under which animals or poultry may be exported, and designating ports or aerodromes, or parts of ports or aerodromes, or routes for such export.