The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act `2009

An Act to provide for the prevention, control and eradication of infectious and contagious diseases affecting animals, for prevention of outbreak or spreading of such diseases from one State to another, and to meet the international obligations of India for facilitating import and export of animals and animal products and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
2009
  • INFECTED AREAS

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     Declaration of infected areas
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     Effect of declaration of infected areas
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     Denotification of infected area
  • INFECTED ANIMALS

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     Segregation, examination and treatment of infected animals
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     Drawing samples from animals
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     Resort to euthanasia for infected animals
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     Disposal of carcass
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     Powers of Veterinary Officer and Veterinarian to hold post-mortem examinations
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     Seizure and removal of certain animals
  • ENFORCEMENTAND PENALTIES

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     Enforcement of orders and recovery of expenses
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     Village Officers, etc., to assist
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     Penalty for issuing vaccination certificate without authority or administering defective vaccine
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     Penalties
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     Penalty for placing infected animal or carcass in river, etc
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     Offences by companies
  • PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES ON CAUSATIVE ORGANISM, ETC.

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     Prevention of escape of causative organism
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Power to delegate
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     Officers and authorities to function subject to Government control
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     Power to amend the Schedule
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     Power to issue directions
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     Certain persons to be public servants
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     Power to remove difficulties
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     Power of Central Government to make rules
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     Power of State Government to make rules
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     Laying of rules
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     Repeal and savings