DM North prohibits transportation & entry of livestock
District Magistrate, North Goa, has prohibited the transportation and entry of milch animals (cattle) except buffaloes from other States of India into North Goa District either directly or indirectly, with the condition that: relaxation would be restricted for transportation of healthy buffaloes only; The rejected buffaloes if any shall be directly lifted and transported back to the original place from where procured, following the necessary formalities laid down as per PCA Act (Transportation Rules); every consignment shall essentially carry the certificate in original from Government Competent Authority at the place of procurement, stating that the buffaloes are not affected with Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD) nor have they been sourced from the tracts and herds affected with Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD).
Any person contravening this order will be punishable under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
This order will come into force for a period of 60 days, super siding the earlier order no. 8/8/2021-MAG/L&O/ (Vol-II) 176 dated 16/01/2023.