China News Service, Beijing, January 20 (Huang Yuqin and Liang Xiaohui) The revised draft of the Animal Epidemic Prevention Law was submitted to the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress for three deliberations on the 20th.
In order to strengthen the management of dog-raising and epidemic prevention, the draft stipulates that when carrying dogs out of the house, you should wear dog tags and take measures such as tying dog ropes.
Since the Animal Epidemic Prevention Law entered the revision process, dog breeding and the management of stray dogs and cats have always been the focus of attention.
In order to further strengthen the management of dog keeping and prevent dogs from hurting people and spreading diseases, the third draft of the draft adds provisions that when carrying dogs out of the house, they should wear dog tags and take measures such as dog ropes. The grassroots government should do a good job in raising dogs in rural areas. Epidemic prevention management work.
At the same time, considering that the responsibilities of dog breeding management are mainly at the local level and the situation varies from place to place, the draft proposes that provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities directly formulate specific methods for the management of dog breeding.
In terms of strengthening the compulsory immunization and supervision measures for animal diseases, the draft made specific amendments in four aspects: First, the village committees and residents committees are required to assist the grassroots government in the work of compulsory immunization.
The second is to increase regulations for the agricultural and rural authorities to regularly evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the compulsory immunization program.
The third is to increase the supervision and inspection of the maintenance of the non-specified animal disease area and the non-specified animal disease biological safety isolation area.
The fourth is to increase the implementation of zoning prevention and control of animal diseases, and measures such as prohibiting or restricting the trans-regional transportation of specific animals and animal products can be adopted.
In addition, in order to give full play to the role of social forces in animal epidemic prevention, the draft also adds provisions to encourage and support practicing veterinarians, rural veterinarians, animal clinics, and related enterprises to carry out animal epidemic prevention and provide epidemic prevention services, and appropriately relax participation in practicing The scope of the veterinary qualification examination allows qualified rural veterinarians to participate in the veterinary qualification examination.