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Commission Decision of 25 April 2008 amending Annex XI to Council Directive 2003/85/EC as regards the list of laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus (notified under document number C(2008) 1577) (Text with EEA relevance) (2008/339/EC)

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Commission Decision

of 25 April 2008

amending Annex XI to Council Directive 2003/85/EC as regards the list of laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus

(notified under document number C(2008) 1577)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2008/339/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 on Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease repealing Directive 85/511/EEC and Decisions 89/531/EEC and 91/665/EEC and amending Directive 92/46/EEC(1), and in particular Article 67(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Directive 2003/85/EC sets out minimum control measures to be applied in the event of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease and certain preventive measures aimed at increasing the awareness and preparedness of the competent authorities and the farming community concerning that disease.

(2) The preventive measures set out in Directive 2003/85/EC include the provision that Member States are to ensure that the handling of live foot-and-mouth disease virus for research, diagnosis or manufacture is carried out only in approved laboratories listed in Annex XI to that Directive.

(3) Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC lists national laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus for research and diagnostic purposes.

(4) Denmark has officially informed the Commission of changes relating to the administration of its national reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease.

(5) Latvia and Slovenia have officially informed the Commission that their respective national reference laboratories are no longer considered to meet the security standards laid down in Article 65(d) and should therefore bee deleted from the list in Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC.

(6) The Netherlands have officially informed the Commission of changes relating to the name of their national reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease.

(7) For security reasons it is important to keep the list of laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus in Directive 2003/85/EC updated.

(8) Accordingly, it is necessary to replace the list of laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus in Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC by the list set out in the Annex to this Decision.

(9) The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

In Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC, Part A is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

The Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 25 April 2008.

For the Commission

Androulla Vassiliou

Member of the Commission

ANNEX

PART ANational laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus

Member State where laboratory is locatedLaboratoryMember States using the services of laboratory
ISO codeName
ATAustria

Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit

Veterinärmedizinische Untersuchungen Mödling

Austria
BEBelgiumVeterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre CODA-CERVA-VAR Uccle

Belgium

Luxembourg

BGBulgaria

Национален диагностичен научноизследователски ветеринарно-медицински институт Проф. д-р Георги Павлов, Национална референтна лаборатория Шап и везикулозна болест по свинете

(National Diagnostic Veterinary Research Institute Prof. Dr. Georgi Pavlov, National Reference Laboratory for Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Swine Vesicular Diseases)

Bulgaria
CZCzech RepublicStatní veterinární ústav Praha, PrahaCzech Republic
DEGermany

Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut

Bundesforschungsinstitut für Tiergesundheit,

Greifswald - Insel Riems

Germany

Slovakia

DKDenmark

Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Veterinærinstituttet

Afdeling for Virologi, Lindholm

Danish Technical University, Veterinary Institute,

Department of Virology, Lindholm

Denmark

Finland

Sweden

ELGreece

Ινστιτούτο αφθώδους πυρετού,

Αγία Παρασκευή Αττικής

Greece
ESSpainLaboratorio Central de Sanidad Animal, MadridSpain
FRFrance

Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des aliments (AFSSA)

  • Laboratoire d’études et de recherches en pathologie bovine et hygiène des viandes, Lyon

  • Laboratoire d’études et de recherches en pathologie animale et zoonoses, Maisons-Alfort

France
HUHungaryOrszágos Állategészségügyi Intézet (OÁI), BudapestHungary
ITItalyIstituto zooprofilattico sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia-Romagna, Brescia

Italy

Cyprus

LTLithuaniaNacionalinė veterinarijos laboratorija, VilniusLithuania
NLNetherlandsCentral Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR, LelystadNetherlands
PLPoland

Zakład Pryszczycy Państwowego

Instytutu Weterynaryjnego – Państwowego

Instytutu Badawczego, Zduńska Wola

Poland
RORomaniaInstitutul de Diagnostic și Sănătate Animală, BucureștiRomania
UKUnited KingdomInstitute for Animal Health, Pirbright

United Kingdom

Estonia

Finland

Ireland

Latvia

Malta

Slovenia

Sweden

(1)

OJ L 306, 22.11.2003, p. 1. Directive as last amended by Directive 2006/104/EC (OJ L 363, 20.12.2006, p. 352).

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