The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009
30. Village Officers, etc., to assist. –
All Municipal, Panchayat or Village Officers and all officers of the rural and dairy development, revenue, agriculture, animal husbandry and veterinary departments of the State Government, shall be bound-
a. to give immediate information to the Veterinary Officer and to the Veterinarian having jurisdiction in the area regarding the prevalence of a scheduled disease amongst any animal or species of animals, in the area;
b. to take all necessary measures to prevent the outbreak or spread of any scheduled disease; and
c. to assist the Veterinary Officer and the Veterinarian in the discharge of their duties or in the exercise of their powers under this Act.