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Council Directive 92/119/EEC of 17 December 1992 introducing general Community measures for the control of certain animal diseases and specific measures relating to swine vesicular disease

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1.Member States shall ensure that:

(a)

the disinfectants and insecticides to be used and, where appropriate, their concentrations, are officially approved by the competent authority;

(b)

the cleaning, disinfection and disinsectization operations are carried out under official supervision:

  • in accordance with the instructions given by the official veterinarian,

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  • in such a way as to eliminate any risk of spread or survival of the agent of the disease;

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on completion of the operations in (b), the official veterinarian makes sure that the measures have been carried out properly and that an appropriate period, of not less than 21 days, has elapsed to ensure that the disease in question has been completely eliminated before animals of susceptible species are re-introduced.

2.The procedures for cleaning and disinfecting an infected holding:

  • are, for swine vesicular disease, those set out in Annex II,

  • are determined, in the context of preparation of the specific measures for each disease listed in Annex I, in accordance with the procedure laid down in the second indent of Article 15.

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