Policy paper

Contingency plan for exotic notifiable diseases of animals 2014

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This document describes how the government will manage an outbreak or incident of exotic notifiable disease of animals in England.



The 2016 version of this document is now available.

This contingency plan describes how government, and operational partners, prepare for and respond to an exotic notifiable disease outbreak or incident. It will also help animal keepers understand their role in identifying and controlling animal disease.