Defra has launched a consultation on whether to permit remote veterinary inspections in avian disease control zones.
The options consulted on are:
• Baseline – Do not change the current legislation for movement licence inspections
• Option 1 – Amend the Order to permit remote inspections prior to movement of birds to slaughter only.
• Option 2 – Amend the Order to permit remote inspections in support of licensed movements under the Order
The following documents can be found on GOV.UK: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/exotic-disease-control/e7d3a2bf
The consultation ends on 31 October.