ARCHIVE: Avian influenza - legislation

Details of European and English legislation currently in place to control avain influenza.

Outbreak management

European:

England:

H5N1 in poultry (additional measures)

European:

  • 2006/415/EC (Annex amended regularly to reflect EU outbreaks; as amended by 2009/495/EC, extending application until 31/12/10)

England:

H5N1 in wild birds

European:

England:

Further preventative measures (bird gatherings, poultry premises registration, vaccination at zoos)

European:

England:

Vaccination

European:

England:

Surveillance in domestic poultry

European:

  • 2005/94/EC (general requirement for surveillance)

England:

Surveillance in wild birds

European:

England:

Other powers and requirments

European: not available

England:

Further information

Page last modified: 11 March 2010
Page published: 3 February 2010