Type 2 animal transporters: contingency plan template

Template for animal transporters to document contingency plan in the event of an emergency.


WIT27: Contingency plan template for type 2 transporters

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Animal transporters who hold type 2 (long journey) authorisations must have in place contingency plans to deal with emergencies that can arise during a journey such as animals falling ill or injured, unforeseen delays, breakdowns or accidents.

The regulations require transporters to document their contingency plans in case of emergencies and to make these available to the competent authority on request.

This form must be submitted with all new Type 2 applications. Transporters who applied for authorisation before 1 November 2010 must complete and submit this form when you apply for your first journey log. Once the Animal and Plant Health Agency have this document on file, it will not be requested for each journey.

Published 30 March 2011
Last updated 21 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Form updated

  2. Data protection statement updated on the form

  3. Document updated

  4. WIT27 updated

  5. AHVLA documents have been re-assigned to the new Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

  6. First published.