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PART 9Products Returned from Third Countries

Additional documentation for returned products

49.  Any person who presents pursuant to regulation 18 a returned product and its required documents to an official veterinary surgeon shall present with the required documents—

(a)the export certificate relating to the returned product or a copy authenticated as true by the authority which issued it;

(b)a statement of the reasons why the returned product was refused by the third country;

(c)a declaration by the person responsible for the returned product that, since the returned product was originally exported from the customs territory of the Community, the import conditions relating to storage and transport have been complied with in relation to the returned product; and either

(d)in the case of a returned product not originally exported in a sealed container, a declaration by the person responsible for the returned product that it has not undergone any handling other than, in the case only of packaged products, loading and unloading of unopened packages; or

(e)in the case of a returned product originally exported in a sealed container, a declaration by the carrier who introduces it into Wales that it has not been unloaded from the container in which it was exported, or otherwise handled.