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Livestock Importation Act, 1898 (Act No. IX of 1898).

Country/Territory
Bangladesh
Document type
Legislation
Date
1898
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to make better provision for the regulation of the importation of livestock.
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Animal health Pests/diseases Sheep/goats Equine-animals
Geographical area
Asia, Least Developed Countries, Southern Asia
Abstract

The Act regulates the importation of livestock liable to be affected by infectious or contagious diseases in the country (sect. 2). Livestock includes horses, camels, sheep, etc. The Act includes restrictions also for all items related to the infected livestock or that have been in contact with it such as fodder, excrements, harness, etc. (sect. 3). The Government may make rules for the detention, inspection, disinfection and destruction of imported livestock and related items under this Act.

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