HC Deb 22 May 1978 vol 950 cc398-9W
Mr. Edward Gardner

asked the Secretary of State for Trade what instructions are now being given to Her Majesty's Coastguard to meet the danger of an outbreak of rabies from domestic animals carried in small foreign boats entering United Kingdom coastal waters and ports.

Mr. Clinton Davis

No special instructions are necessary. Any infringement of the regulations controlling the entry of domestic animals into United Kingdom coastal waters and ports detected by the Coastguard would be reported to the police.

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