View All - 1992 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances ANIMAL DISEASESMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the Animal Diseases Act, No. 59 of 1992, and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may appoint by Order published in the Gazette.2. Appointment of officers. 3. Power of Director in relation to control and prevention of animal diseases. 4. Sealing of infected premises. 5. Sealing of infected area. 6. Power to close road to all animal traffic area. 7. Immunization of animals in infected area. 8. Seizure of infected animals and carcases. 9. Destruction and disposal of animal infected or come into contact with diseased animals. 10. Seizure of animal product. 11. Destruction and disposal of animal products. 12. Disinfection. 13. Powers of authorized officer. 14. Testing of animals for detection of specified disease. 15. Sale of stock and produce. 16. Registration of premises as animal clinic animal hatchery, &c. 17. Manufacture of veterinary drugs and veterinary biological products and issue of licence therefor. 18. Validity of the licence. 19. Stud bulls and donor cows to be licensed. 20. Report of inspection before issue of licence. 21. Prohibition on import without a permit. 22. Issue of permit for the import of an animal product. 23. Power of Minister to declare any port or other place as being infected with disease. 24. Power of ports Authority to refuse entry to vessels carrying any infected or diseased animal. 25. Notice of arrival by importer. 26. Health certificate. 27. Landing. 28. Quarantine. 29. Protective zone. 30. Animals in transit. 31. Import of veterinary drugs and veterinary biological products. 32. Veterinary Drug Control Authority. 33. Import of semen or embryo. 34. Export. 35. Offence and penalties. 36. Protection for action taken in good faith 37. Regulations. 38. Interpretation. 39. Repeal and savings. 40. Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency.