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Fish Health Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Regulations 2, 12 and 13 and 14

SCHEDULE 1List of Diseases

1.  Infectious Salmon Anaemia.

2.  Infectious haematopoietic necrosis (referred to in these Regulations as “IHN”).

3.  Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia (referred to in these Regulations as “VHS”).

4.  Bonamiosis.

5.  Haplosporidiosis.

6.  Iridovirosis.

7.  Marteiliosis.

8.  Mikrocytosis.

9.  Perkinsosis.

Regulation 7(1)

SCHEDULE 2Zones in Northern Ireland — Live Fish, Eggs and Gametes

ItemZoneLive fish, eggs and gametes(a)Form of movement documentDiseases(a)
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
(a)

The common names of the fish referred to in this Schedule are as follows:

[Name][Common Name]
Salmonid sp.Salmonids
Thymallus thymallusGrayling
Coregonus sp.Whitefishes
Esox luciusPike
Scophthalmus maximusTurbot
Carassius auratusGold fish and all variants
Carassius carassiusCrucian Carp
Cyprinus carpioCommon carp and all variants such as mirror carp, leather carp, koi carp and hygoi carp
Ctenopharyngodon idellaGrass carp
Hypophthalmichthys molitrixSilver carp
Hypophthalmichthys nobilisBighead carp
Leuciscus idusOrfe
Rutilus rutilusRoach
Scardinius erythrophthalmusRudd
Siluris glanisWels Catfish
Tinca tincaTench
(b)

The full names of the diseases in column 5 are set out in Schedule1 except for—

(i)

GS which is Gyrodactylus salaris an external parasite of salmonids which ca cause the disease Gyrodactylosis; and

(ii)

SVC which is Spring Viraemia of Carp

1.Northern Ireland

Live farmed and wild fish and gametes of farmed and wild fish of the species—

  • Salmonid sp.

Form AIHN, VHS and GS
2.Northern Ireland

Eggs of farmed fish of the species —

  • Salmonid sp.

Form A or Form BIHN, VHS and GS
3.Northern Ireland

Eggs of wild fish of the species—

  • Salmonid sp.

Form AIHN, VHS and GS
4.Northern Ireland

Live farmed fish of the species—

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Scophthalmus maximus

Form A

Form E

VHS

IHN

5.Northern Ireland

Live wild fish of the species—

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Scophthalmus maximus

Form A

Form F

VHS

IHN

6.Northern Ireland

Eggs and gametes of farmed fish of the species—

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Scophthalmus maximus

Form A or Form B

Form E

VHS

IHN

7.Northern Ireland

Eggs and gametes of wild fish of the species—

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Scophthalmus maximus

Form A

Form F

VHS

IHN

8.Northern Ireland

Live farmed fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius

Form A

Form E

Form I

VHS

IHN

SVC

9.Northern Ireland

Live wild fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius

Form A

Form F

Form I

VHS

IHN

SVC

10.Northern Ireland

Eggs and gametes of farmed fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius

Form A or Form B

Form E

Form I

VHS

IHN

SVC

11.Northern Ireland

Eggs and gametes of wild fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius

Form A

Form F

Form I

VHS

IHN

SVC

12.Northern Ireland

Live farmed and wild fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius (fry only)

Form A

Form I

IHN and VHS

SVC

13.Northern Ireland

Live farmed fish, their eggs and gametes of the following species—

  • Carassius auratus

  • Carassius carassius

  • Cyprinus carpio

  • Ctenopharyngodon idella

  • Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

  • Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

  • Leuciscus idus

  • Rutilus rutilus

  • Scardinius erythrophtalmus

  • Siluris glanis

  • Tinca tinca

Form E

Form I

IHN and VHS

SVC

14.Northern Ireland

Live wild fish, their eggs and gametes of the following species—

  • Carassius auratus

  • Carassius carassius

  • Cyprinus carpio

  • Ctenopharyngodon idella

  • Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

  • Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

  • Leuciscus idus

  • Rutilus rutilus

  • Scardinius erythrophtalmus

  • Siluris glanis

  • Tinca tinca

Form F

Form I

IHN and VHS

SVC

15.Northern Ireland

Live farmed fish, their eggs and gametes other than—

(1)

fish of the following species—

  • Salmonid sp.

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Esox lucius (including fry)

  • Scophthalmus maximus

  • Carassius auratus

  • Carassius carassius

  • Cyprinus carpio

  • Ctenopharyngodon idella

  • Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

  • Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

  • Leuciscus idus

  • Rutilus rutilus

  • Scardinius erythrophtalmus

  • Siluris glanis

  • Tinca tinca

their eggs and gametes.

(2)

ornamental tropical fish kept permanently in aquaria

Form EIHN and VHS
16.Northern Ireland

Live wild fish, their eggs and gametes other than —

(1)

fish of the following species—

  • Salmonid sp.

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Esox lucius (including fry)

  • Scophthalmus maximus

  • Carassius auratus

  • Carassius carassius

  • Cyprinus carpio

  • Ctenopharyngodon idella

  • Hypophthalmichthys molitrix

  • Hypophthalmichthys nobilis

  • Leuciscus idus

  • Rutilus rutilus

  • Scardinius erythrophtalmus

  • Siluris glanis

  • Tinca tinca

their eggs and gametes.

(2)

ornamental tropical fish kept permanently in aquaria

Form FIHN and VHS

Regulation 8

SCHEDULE 3Zones in Northern Ireland — Dead Fish

ItemZoneDead fish(a)Conditions(a)
(1)(2)(3)(4)
(a)

The common names of the fish referred to in this Schedule are as follows:

[Name][Common Name]
Salmonid sp.Salmonids
Thymallus thymallusGrayling
Coregonus sp.Whitefishes
Esox luciusPike
Scophthalmus maximusTurbot
(b)

The full names of the diseases IHN and VHS referred to in column 4 are set out in Schedule 1.

1.Northern Ireland

Dead fish of the species—

  • Salmonid sp.

The fish was slaughtered and eviscerated prior to despatch
2.Northern Ireland

Dead uneviscerated fish of the species—

  • Salmonid sp.

The fish is from an approved zone or an approved farm free of IHN and VHS and was slaughtered prior to despatch
3.Northern Ireland

Dead uneviscerated fish of the species—

  • Esox lucius (fry only)

The fish is from an approved zone or an approved farm free of IHN and VHS and was slaughtered prior to despatch
4.Northern Ireland

Dead uneviscerated fish of the species—

  • Thymallus thymallus

  • Coregonus sp.

  • Esox lucius (other than fry)

  • Scophthalmus maximus

The fish is from an approved zone or an approved farm free of VHS and was slaughtered prior to despatch

Regulation 9(1) and (2)

SCHEDULE 4Zones in Northern Ireland — Live Molluscs, Eggs and Gametes

ItemZoneLive molluscs, eggs and gametes(a)Form of movement documentDiseases
(1)(2)(3)(4)(5)
(a)

The common name of Ostrea edulis is flat oyster.

The common name of Crassostrea gigas is Pacific oyster.

1.Northern IrelandLive farmed molluscs of the species Ostrea edulis, their eggs and gametesForm C, Form D or Form G

Bonamiosis

Marteilosis

2.Northern IrelandLive wild molluscs of the species Ostrea edulis, their eggs and gametesForm C or Form G

Bonamiosis

Marteilosis

3.Northern IrelandLive farmed molluscs of the species Crassostrea gigas, their eggs and gametes

Form E or Form G

Form H

Bonamiosis

Marteilosis

4.Northern IrelandLive wild molluscs of the species Crassostrea gigas, their eggs and gametes

Form F or Form G

Form H

Bonamiosis

Marteilosis

5.Northern Ireland

Live farmed molluscs, their eggs and gametes of species other than the species—

  • Ostrea edulis

  • Crassostrea gigas

Form E or Form G

Bonamiosis

Marteilosis

6.Northern Ireland

Live wild molluscs, their eggs and gametes of species other than the species—

  • Ostrea edulis

  • Crassostrea gigas

Form F or Form G

Banamiosis

Marteilosis

Regulations 2 and 4

SCHEDULE 5

Part IRequirements for Water Station

1.  The hygienic properties of the water available for changing must be such as not to alter the health situation of the species transported with regard to the agents of the diseases referred to in Schedule 1.

2.  These facilities shall contain devices designed to prevent any contamination of the host environment:

  • either by facilitating disinfection of the water, or

  • by ensuring that release of this water does not under any circumstances entail direct discharge into tidal or inland waters.

Regulations 2 and 9

Part IIRequirements for Storage Centre

The storage centre shall treat and disinfect all water which leaves the storage centre so as to prevent any contamination of the host environment.

Regulation 2

SCHEDULE 6

Decisions made under Council Directive 91/67/EEC

DecisionO.J. Reference
Commission Decision 92/528/EEC of 9th November 1992 approving the programmes concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by the United Kingdom.O.J. No. L332, 18.11.1992, p. 25
Commission Decision 92/532/EEC of 19th November 1992 laying down the sampling plans and diagnostic methods for the detection and confirmation of certain fish diseases.O.J. No. L337, 21.11.1992, p. 18
Commission Decision 92/538/EEC of 9th November 1992 concerning the status of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L347, 28.11.1992, p. 67
Commission Decision 93/22/EEC of 11th December 1992 laying down the model of the movement documents referred to in Article 14 of Council Directive 91/67/EEC.O.J. No. L16, 25.1.1993, p. 8
Commission Decision 93/39/EEC of 18th December 1992 concerning the status of Guernsey with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L16, 25.1.1993, p. 46
Commission Decision 93/40/EEC of 18th December 1992 concerning the status of the Isle of Man with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L16, 25.1.1993, p. 47
Commission Decision 93/44/EEC of 21st December 1992 approving the programmes concerning spring viraemia of carp submitted by the United Kingdom, and defining the additional guarantees for certain fish species for consignment to Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Guernsey.O.J. No. L16, 25.1.1993, p. 53
Commission Decision 93/55/EEC of 21st December 1992 amending the guarantees for the introduction of molluscs into zones for which a programme for Bonamia ostreae and Marteilia refringens has been approved.O.J. No. L14, 22.1.1993, p. 24
Commission Decision 93/56/EEC of 21st December 1992 approving the programme concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by Ireland.O.J. No. L14, 22.1.1993, p. 25
Commission Decision 93/57/EEC of 21st December 1992 approving the programme concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by the United Kingdom for Jersey.O.J. No. L14, 22.1.1993, p. 26
Commission Decision 93/58/EEC of 21st December 1992 approving the programme concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by the United Kingdom for Guernsey.O.J. No. L14, 22.1.1993, p. 28
Commission Decision 93/59/EEC of 21st December 1992 approving the programme concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by the United Kingdom for the Isle of Man.O.J. No. L14, 22.1.1993, p. 27
Commission Decision 93/73/EEC of 21st December 1992 concerning the status of Ireland with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L27, 4.2.1993, p. 34
Commission Decision 93/74/EEC of 21st December 1992 concerning the status of Denmark with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L27, 4.2.1993, p. 35
Commission Decision 93/169/EEC of 19th February 1993 amending Decision 93/55/EEC concerning the guarantees for certain molluscs.O.J. No. L71, 24.3.1993, p. 16
Commission Decision 94/306/EC of 16th May 1994 laying down the sampling plans and diagnostic methods for the detection and confirmation of certain mollusc diseases.O.J. No. L133, 28.5.1994, p. 51
Commission Decision 94/450/EC of 24th June 1994 amending Decision 93/74/EEC concerning the status of Denmark with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 8
Commission Decision 94/722/EC of 25th October 1994 approving the programme concerning bonamiosis and marteiliosis submitted by France.O.J. No. L288, 9.11.94, p. 47
Commission Decision 94/817/EC of 15th December 1994 amending Decision 92/538/EEC concerning the status of Great Britain and Northern Ireland with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L337, 22.12.94, p. 88
Commission Decision 94/862/EC of 20th December 1994 approving the programme concerning infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia submitted by Spain for the region of Asturias.O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 72
Commission Decision 94/865/EC of 20th December 1994 amending Decision 93/44/EEC approving the programmes concerning spring viraemia of carp submitted by the United Kingdom, and defining the additional guarantees of certain fish species for consignment to Great Britain, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Guernsey.O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 75
Commission Decision 95/124/EC of 3rd April 1995 establishing the list of approved fish farms in Germany.O.J. No. L84, 14.4.95, p. 6
Commission Decision 95/125/EC of 4th April 1995 on the status of France as regards infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemiaO.J. No. L84, 14.4.95, p. 8
Commission Decision 95/470/EC of 25th October 1995 establishing the list of approved fish farms in Belgium.O.J. No. L269, 11.11.95, p. 28
Commission Decision 95/473/EC of 27th October 1995 establishing the list of approved fish farms in France.O.J. No. L269, 11.11.95, p. 31
Commission Decision 95/479/EC of 7th November 1995 approving the programme of infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia submitted by Finland.O.J. No. L275, 18.11.95, p. 23
Commission Decision 95/481/EC of 8th November 1995 amending Decision 95/125/EC on the status of France as regards infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L275, 18.11.95, p. 26
Commission Decision 96/218/EC of 8th March 1996 amending for the second time Decision 93/74/EEC concerning the status of Denmark with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L72, 21.3.96, p. 39
Commission Decision 96/221/EC of 8th March 1996 approving the programme concerning viral haemorrhagic septicaemia for certain geographical zones presented by Denmark.O.J. No. L74, 22.3.96, p. 42
Commission Decision 96/233/EC of 14th March 1996 establishing the list of approved fish farms in Denmark.O.J. No. L77, 27.3.96, p. 33
Commission Decision 96/240/EC of 5th February 1996 amending Decision 92/532/EEC laying down the sampling plans and diagnostic methods for the detection and confirmation of certain fish diseases.O.J. No. L79, 29.3.96, p. 19
Commission Decision 96/265/EC of 1st April 1996 amending Decision 95/124/EC establishing the list of approved fish farms in Germany.O.J. No. L91, 12.4.96, p. 72
Commission Decision 96/289/EC of 16th April 1996 amending Decision 95/473/EC establishing the list of approved fish farms in France.O.J. No. L109, 3.5.96, p. 23
Commission Decision 97/185/EC of 28th February 1997 approving the programme of viral haemorrhagic septicaemia submitted by the United Kingdom.O.J. No. L77, 19.3.97, p. 31
Commission Decision 97/227/EC of 3rd March 1997 amending Decision 95/473/EC establishing the list of approved fish farms in France.O.J. No. L91, 5.4.97, p. 33
Commission Decision 97/228/EC of 3rd March 1997 amending Decision 95/124/EC establishing the list of approved fish farms in Germany.O.J. No. L91, 5.4.97, p. 35
Commission Decision 97/234/EC of 3rd March 1997 amending Decision 96/233/EC establishing the list of approved fish farms in Denmark.O.J. No. L94, 94.4.97, p. 15
Commission Decision 97/804/EC of 21st November 1997 amending Decision 93/73/EEC concerning the status of Ireland with regard to infectious haematopoietic necrosis and viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.O.J. No. L329, 29.11.97, p. 70

Directives amending Council Directive 91/67/EEC

DirectiveO.J. Reference
Council Directive 93/54/EEC of 24th June 1993 amending Directive 91/67/EEC concerning the animal health conditions governing the placing on the market of aquaculture animals and products.O.J. No. L175, 19.7.93, p. 34
Council Directive 95/22/EC of 22nd June 1995 amending Directive 91/67/EEC concerning the animal health conditions governing the placing on the market of aquaculture animals and products.O.J. No. L243, 11.10.95, p. 1

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