Canterbury Provincial Ordinances
2. The Canterbury Sheep Ordinance 1872 Amendment Ordinance
Whereas it is expedient to make temporary provision for the removal of
infected Sheep now depasturing on enclosed farms in the Province
Be it therefore enacted by the Superintendent of the Province of Canterbury
with the advice and consent of the Provincial Council
thereof as follows
1. Short Title.
The Short Title of this Ordinance shall be “The Canterbury Sheep
Ordinance 1872 Amendment Ordinance 1875.
2. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, the Chief Inspector of Sheep may grant permission to owners of infected sheep depasturing on enclosed runs or farms to remove such sheep to any other land enclosed with sufficient sheep proof fences.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in “The Canterbury
Sheep Ordinance 1872” and “The Canterbury
Sheep Ordinance 1872
Amendment Ordinance 1874” or either of the said Ordinances it shall be
lawful for the Chief Inspector
of Sheep for the said Province from time to time
by writing under his hand to grant to the owners of infected sheep depasturing
enclosed runs or farms within the said Province permission to remove such
sheep or any of them to any other land in the said Province
sufficient sheep proof fences for the purpose of depasturing the same or for
breeding or slaughter Provided always
that at the time of granting any such
permission the said Chief Inspector shall in and by such writing as aforesaid
conditions under and subject to which such permission shall be
granted Provided also that no such permission shall be granted for
of any infected ram or rams for the purpose of being introduced into any flock
until every such ram or rams shall have
been dipped to the satisfaction of an
Inspector of Sheep Provided also that no such permission as aforesaid shall be
the removal of any sheep which in the opinion of the said Chief
Inspector are likely to have contracted scab until every such sheep
been dipped as aforesaid.
3. Interpretation Clause.
For the purpose of this Ordinance the expressions “Owner” and
“Infected sheep” shall have and bear the meanings
assigned to them
respectively in and by the 8th Section of “The Canterbury Sheep Ordinance
1872 Amendment Ordinance 1874”
Provided always that nothing in this
Ordinance contained shall be taken to apply to or to authorise the removal of
any flock or portion
of a flock in which scab shall in the opinion of an
Inspector of Sheep actually exist.
4. Ordinance shall continue in force for three months and no longer.
This Ordinance shall continue in force for the period of three calendar months from the passing thereof and no longer.