Diseases of Animals Act, 1966

Notification of disease.

12.—(1) The Minister may prescribe that notice be given of the existence or suspected existence of any particular disease or illness of animals or poultry, the persons by whom the notice is to be given, and the authority to whom and the manner in which it is to be given.

(2) An order made for the purposes of this section may provide for the payment by the Minister or a local authority of a fee to a veterinary surgeon in respect of each notification of disease by him and may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, specify the amount of such fee.