HC Deb 21 December 1972 vol 848 c459W
Sir H. Harrison

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what will be the future arrangements for the importation of live poultry and hatching eggs into Great Britain.

Mr. Godber

My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland and I have today made the Poultry and Hatching Eggs (Importation) Order 1973, which will come into force on 1st February 1973. This order prohibits the importation of all live poultry and hatching eggs from outside the British Isles except in accordance with the terms of licences granted by our Departments.

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