2.9 General issues
Compensation is payable in accordance with theAnimal Health Act 1981 (or
theDisease of Animal (NI) Order 1981) for animals destroyed for the purpose
of disease control, including animals destroyed for diagnosis.
Compensation would not be payable in the following circumstances:
•Imported infected animals slaughtered on a discretionary basis (under
Import Regulations) as a disease risk, and the remaining herd monitored.
•Seriously affected animals destroyed for welfare reasons by decision of
the owner, with or without advice of a veterinary surgeon.