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The Welsh Ministers make this declaration to revoke the Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone that was declared on 7 November 2022 in accordance with articles 28(1), 28(6), 29(4) and 33(1)(b) and (d)[1]  and having taken account of the criteria set out in article 29(5) in the Avian Influenza and Influenza of Avian Origin in Mammals (Wales) (No 2) Order 2006[2]

This revocation takes effect from 17:00 on 20 December 2022, thereby ending the measures imposed in the 3 kilometre Captive Bird (Monitoring) Controlled Zone centred on grid reference SJ3031163901, declared at 21.00 on 7 November 2022.

Signed:     Gosia Siwonia, Interim Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales 

Dated:     at 16:15 on 20 December 2022

Under authority of the Minister for Rural Affairs and North Wales, and Trefnydd

Copies of this Declaration and of the Order are available at the Welsh Government webpages and from the Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NQ.

[1] Before making the Declaration on 7 November 2022, a risk assessment was undertaken in accordance with article 33(2) to support the measures contained within that Declaration.  

[2] S.I. 2006/2927 (W. 262) as amended by the Avian Influenza (Wales) (Amendments and Revocation) Order 2022 S.I. 2022/280 (W. 81).