Blanket licence to introduce into Victoria cattle infected with paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)
In accordance with section 10(4) of the Livestock Disease Control Act 1994 (the Act) and clause 7(a) of the Order declaring a control area for bovine Johne's disease and declaring prohibitions on entry of susceptible livestock into Victoria made under the Act and published in Government Gazette No. G51 on 16 December 2004 at pages 3415 – 2417, a person may bring into or cause or permit or allow to be brought into Victoria any diseased cattle infected with paratuberculosis (Johne's disease).
Period of licence: 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2019
Conditions of licence:
- The cattle must be identified in accordance with National Livestock Identification System (Cattle) legislated requirements.
- The cattle must be accompanied by a true and accurate National Vendor Declaration.
Signed: Charles Milne
Chief Veterinary Officer
Date: 29 June 2016
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