Guidance

Deer movement general licence

Deer owners and keepers must follow the conditions of this licence when they move deer.

Documents

General licence for the movement of deer

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General licence for the movement of deer: annexes 1 to 4

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Details

The licence tells you the rules about:

  • cleaning and disinfection
  • standstill
  • animal identification
  • pick-ups, drop-offs and stops
  • mixing species
  • reporting movements
Published 13 July 2009
Last updated 1 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. Made it clear that a general licence can only be used for movements directly between common land, and premises that have the right to use that common land.
  2. Updated versions of documents uploaded
  3. First published.