Specified animal pathogens are infectious agents, such as viruses, bacteria, parasites, including:

Intact pathogens;

Pathogens which have been attenuated or genetically modified by any means; and

Any nucleic acid derived from an animal pathogen listed in Schedule 1 of SAPO which could produce that pathogen when introduced into a biological system in which the nucleic acid is capable of replicating.

The Specified Animal Pathogens Order 2008