Vanuatu Consolidated Legislation - 2006
LAWS OF THE REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
CONSOLIDATED EDITION 2006
Commencement: 31 July 1937
JR 6 of 1937
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
To control tetanus.
1. Destruction etc., of carcass
Every person having the charge or control of an animal whose death has been caused by tetanus shall forthwith thereafter completely incinerate the carcass thereof, and shall then disinfect the site of such incineration with a 5 per cent solution of chloride of lime or of cresyl.
2. Power of livestock service
Such incineration and destruction may be carried out by the Government Livestock Service at the request of the person concerned, who shall pay the cost of the materials and labour involved.
Any person committing a breach of this Act shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding VT 30,000.