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Chapter-6 

Chapter-6 Miscellaneous
25. Appointment of Veterinary Inspector :

(1) In order to inspect the quality and standard of veterinary drugs or biological products, Government of Nepal may
appoint or designate the Veterinary Inspectors in the places or institutions as per necessity.
(2) The functions, duties and powers of the Veterinary Inspectors appointed pursuant to Sub-section (1) shall be as prescribed.

26. Delegation of Authority:

The Office Chief, Veterinary Doctor, Quarantine Officer or Veterinary Inspector may delegate any of the authority, other than the authority of dealing of case as conferred to him/her under this Act, to the personnel sub ordinance to him/her as per necessity.

27. Prevention from Cruelty to Animals:

Government of Nepal may constitute a committee for the prevention of cruelty to animals by a notification published in the Nepal Gazette and the functions, duties and powers of such committee shall be as specified in such notification.

28. Inquiry may be Made:

(1) If the Office Chief suspects for contagious disease, in  any animal, animal products or animal production inputs he/she may examine such animal, animal products or animal production inputs by entering the places of their
location.
(2) If any animal, animal products or animal production inputs are found infected with a disease specified in the notification published in the Nepal Gazette under Section 10 while examining under Sub-section (1), the Office Chief may remove or destroy such animal, animal products or animal production inputs.
(3) If the owner concerned does not remove or destroy the animal, animal products or animal production inputs under Sub-section (2) the Office Chief may remove or destroy such animal, animal products or animal production inputs.
(4) The expenses incurred during removal or destruction of animal, animal products or animal production inputs shall be imbursed from the concerned owner as a Government due.

29. Procedure of Destruction:

The procedure of destruction of carcass, animal products or animal production inputs shall be as prescribed.

30. No Objection :

Notwithstanding any thing contained elsewhere this Act, it shall not be deemed to have been objected to keep the processed animal products, under Quarantine for inspection if there is any doubt of Contagious Disease.

31. Power to Make Changes and Alterations in the Schedule:

Government of Nepal may, by a notification published in the Nepal gazette, make changes as well as
alterations in the Schedule as per necessity.

32. To be as per Prevailing Laws:

The matters contained in this Act shall be as per this Act and the matters not provided for in this Act shall be as per prevailing laws.

33. Power to Frame Rules:

Government of Nepal may frame necessary Rules for carrying out the objectives of this Act.

34. Amendment:

The words “animal, bird or” used in various places of The Contagious Disease Act, 2020(1963) have been deleted.