You will require this authority if you intend to possess an exotic disease agent, or administer an exotic disease agent to livestock.
Exotic disease agent means any pathogen, agent or organism that is capable of causing an exotic disease in livestock. An example of an exotic livestock disease is foot and mouth disease.
This authority is only granted for scientific research purposes.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.