—(1) Any person who has imported any animal or bird shall, if so directed by the Director-General or an authorised officer, immediately upon the arrival of the animal or bird in Singapore, at his own expense arrange for the animal or bird to be examined by an authorised examiner.
(2) For the purpose of carrying out the examination of any animal or bird under subsection (1), an authorised examiner may detain the animal or bird at a quarantine station or such other place as may be approved by the Director-General or an authorised officer until the completion of the examination.
(3) If any animal or bird, upon being examined by an authorised examiner under subsection (1), is certified by the authorised examiner to be suffering from —
any disease or injury which, in the opinion of the authorised examiner, cannot be treated or relieved; or
any disease which is likely to spread unless the animal or bird is destroyed,
the person who imported the animal or bird shall, at his own expense, cause that animal or bird to be destroyed at once and the carcase thereof to be disposed of in such manner as may be specified by the Director-General or an authorised officer.