Additional legal measures to limit the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in cervids


Published 13.07.2016 | Modified 14.07.2016

The Norwegian Ministry of Agriculture and Food adopted the 1st of July 2016 a new regulation concerning temporary measures to reduce the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease.

Main content of the new regulation:

  • Prohibition of export of live cervids from Norway
  • Authorization requirements for movements of cervids between counties
  • Prohibition of import and use of urine lures imported from countries with CWD
  • Prohibition of depositing licking stones and feeding of wild cervids
  • Extended duty to notify for owners and transporters of cervids
  • Some derogations are made for domestic reindeer
  • Applies until 1. of January 2017

Regulation concerning temporary measures to reduce the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

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