I the undersigned confirm that I have not been in contact with or in the proximity of any known Foot and Mouth contaminated animal within the past 72 (seventy two) hours.

 

I confirm that I am fully authorised and fully qualified to carry out this inspection and, if necessary, take blood samples for testing. Prior to entering the premises I have been fully and properly disinfected.

 

I have been allowed onto these premises known as:

 

...............................................................................................................................................................................

solely for the purpose of carrying out an inspection of the animals and if necessary taking a blood sample.

 

A report containing my findings and my opinion of the animals will be in writing and a copy will be provided immediately that it (the report) is ready. If it is felt necessary to take a blood sample then half of the sample taken and to be tested will be immediately given to

 

............................................................................................. for independent testing.

 

LEGAL PERMISSION TO ENTER IS TO

INSPECT THE ANIMALS ONLY

 

NO PERMISSION IS GIVEN TO

CULL ANY ANIMAL

 

Signed..................................................................................

 

Full Name ........................................................................... (Please print clearly)

 

Qualifications ......................................................................

 

Position or Office Held ........................................................

 

Date ....................................................................................

 

We would like to thank all concerned for co-operating in this matter during a time when biosecurity is all important to protect our animals from catching the FMD virus. So that there is no misunderstanding whatsoever

 

we...................................................................................

would confirm that we will assist in any way we can in saving the healthy animals on these premises. We would further confirm that in the event of it being proven beyond all reasonable doubt that our animals have contracted the Foot and Mouth virus we will co-operate without hesitation in the cull of these animals in the quickest most humane way.

 

Signed .............................................................. Date ....................................

 

 

This Document is one of a number of documents available from:

The National Foot & Mouth GROUND FORCE On The Web Site: www.FMGroundForce.co.UK

Contacts: Greg Lance  Watkins 01291 626 562 or Val Sinclair 07721  416 739

"This Form/Briefing Note is based on the general legal provisions which apply. It is NOT intended to be anything more than that as each case turns on its own facts.

For further Legal Advice & assistance contact F&M Team, Burges Salmon 0117 * 939 2000"