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Regulation 2(4)

SCHEDULE 1Amendments to Council Directives 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC

1.  Council Directive 90/425/EEC as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/539/EEC (O.J. No. L303, 31.10.90, p. 6);

  • Council Directive 90/667/EEC (O.J. No. L363, 27.12.90, p. 51);

  • Council Directive 91/67/EEC (O.J. No. L46, 19.2.91, p. 1);

  • Council Directive 91/68/EEC (O.J. No. L46, 19.2.91, p. 19);

  • Council Directive 91/174/EEC (O.J. No. L85, 5.4.91, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 91/628/EEC (O.J. No. L340, 11.12.91, p. 17);

  • Council Directive 92/60/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 75);

  • Council Directive 92/65/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54);

  • Council Directive 92/118/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 15.3.93, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 93/444/EEC (O.J. No. L208, 19.8.93, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 94/338/EC (O.J. No. L151, 17.6.94, p. 36);

  • Commission Decision 94/339/EC (O.J. No. L151, 17.6.94, p. 38);

  • Council Directive 97/78/EC (O.J. No. L24, 30.1.98, p. 9);

  • the European international instruments.

2.  Council Directive 91/496/EEC as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 89/662/EEC (O.J. No. L395, 30.12.89, p. 13);

  • Council Directive 90/424/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 19);

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 91/628/EEC (O.J. No. L340, 11.12.91, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 92/424/EEC (O.J. No. L232, 14.8.92, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 92/432/EEC (O.J. No. L237, 20.8.92, p. 29);

  • Council Decision 92/438/EEC (O.J. No. L243, 25.8.92, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 92/527/EEC (O.J. No. L332, 18.11.92, p. 22);

  • Commission Decision 94/467/EC (O.J. No. L190, 26.7.94, p. 28);

  • Council Directive 96/43/EC (O.J. No. L162, 1.7.96, p. 1);

  • Council Directive 97/78/EC (O.J. No. L24, 30.1.98, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 97/794/EC (O.J. No. L323, 26.11.97, p. 31);

  • the European international instruments.

Regulations 2(4), 4, 5(1), 6(1), 7(5), 8(4), 10, 12(7)(a), 13(3), 22(2)(b) and 26

SCHEDULE 2Legislation on Intra-Community Trade

Part IBovine animals and swine

1.  Council Directive 64/432/EEC on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine as replaced by the Annex to Council Directive 97/12/EC (O.J. No. L109, 25.4.97, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 90/208/EEC (O.J. No. L108, 28.4.90, p. 102);

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Commission Decision 91/52/EEC (O.J. No. L34, 6.2.91, p. 12);

  • Commission Decision 93/24/EEC (O.J. No. L16, 25.1.93, p. 18);

  • Commission Decision 93/42/EEC (O.J. No. L16, 25.1.93, p. 50);

  • Commission Decision 93/244/EEC (O.J. No. L111, 5.5.93, p. 21);

  • Commission Decision 95/108/EC (O.J. No. L79, 7.4.95, p. 29);

  • Commission Decision 95/109/EC (O.J. No. L79, 7.4.95, p. 32);

  • Council Directive 98/46/EC (O.J. No. L198, 15.7.98, p. 22);

  • Council Directive 98/99/EC (O.J. No. L358, 31.12.98, p. 107);

  • Commission Decision 98/362/EC (O.J. No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 48);

  • Commission Decision 98/548/EC (O.J. No. L263, 26.9.98, p. 35);

  • Commission Decision 98/621/EC (O.J. No. L296, 5.11. 98, p. 15);

  • Commission Decision 99/384/EC (O.J. No. L146, 11.6.99, p. 52);

  • Commission Decision 99/399/EC (O.J. No. L150, 17.6.99, p. 32);

  • Commission Decision 99/579/EC (O.J. No. L219, 19.8.99, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3.2, 4.1, 5.1, 5.2, 5.5, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 7 (in the case of imports), and 12.3.

(a)The official health certificate accompanying all cattle imported into Northern Ireland from Spain must contain the statement: “Live cattle in accordance with Commission Decision 90/208/EEC on contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia”.

(b)The official health certificate accompanying all cattle imported into Northern Ireland from Portugal must contain the statement: “Live cattle in accordance with Commission Decision 91/52/EEC on contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia”.

(c)In the event of the prohibition on the export of cattle from Northern Ireland imposed by Commission Decision 98/256/EC on emergency measures to protect against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (O.J. No. L113, 15.4.98, p.32) as amended by Commission Decision 98/564/EC (O.J. No. L273, 9.10. 98, p. 37) being revoked so as to allow the despatch of cattle from Northern Ireland to another member State or a third country, the official health certificate accompanying all cattle exported from Northern Ireland to Denmark or Finland must contain the statement: “Bovines in accordance with Commission Decision 93/42/EEC of 21st December 1992 concerning IBR for bovines being sent to Member States or Regions listed in the Annex to the said Decision”.

(d)In the event of the prohibition on the export of cattle from Northern Ireland imposed by Commission Decision 98/256/EC on emergency measures to protect against Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (O.J. No. L113, 15.4.98, p. 32) as amended by Commission Decision 98/564/EC (O.J. No. L273, 9.10. 98, p. 37) being revoked so as to allow the despatch of cattle from Northern Ireland to another Member State or a third country, the official health certificate accompanying all cattle exported from Northern Ireland to Austria and Sweden must contain the statement: “Bovines in accordance with Commission Decision 95/109/EC”.

(e)In accordance with Commission Decision 95/108/EC the importation into Northern Ireland from the Italian region of Sardinia of animals of the suidae family is prohibited.

Bovine semen

2.  Council Directive 88/407/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra-Community trade in and imports of semen of domestic animals of the bovine species (O.J. No. L194, 22.7.88, p. 10), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/120/EEC (O.J. No. L71, 17.3.90, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 93/60/EEC (O.J. No. L186, 28.7.93, p. 28);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3, 4.1 and 6.

Bovine embryos

3.  Council Directive 89/556/EEC on animal health conditions concerning intra-Community trade in and importation from third countries of embryos of domestic animals of the bovine species (O.J. No. L302, 19.10. 89, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Commission Decision 92/290/EEC (O.J. No. L152, 4.6.92, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 93/52/EEC (O.J. No. L175, 19.7.93, p. 21);

  • Commission Decision 94/113/EC (O.J. No. L53, 24.2.94, p. 23);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3 and 6.

Equidae

4.  Council Directive 90/426/EEC on health conditions governing the movement of equidae and their import from third countries (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 42), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 92/36/EEC (O.J. No. L157, 10.6.92, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 92/130/EEC (O.J. No. L47, 22.2.92, p. 26);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 4, 5, 7.1 and 8.

(a)The requirements of Articles 4.1, 4.2 and 8 shall not apply in respect of the export to or the import from the Republic of Ireland of any equidae, or the export to or the import from France of registered horses accompanied by an identification document provided for in Council Directive 90/427/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 55).

(b)The derogation permitted under Article 7.2 shall not apply in relation to equidae brought into Northern Ireland.

Porcine semen

5.  Council Directive 90/429/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra-Community trade in and imports of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 62), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 99/608/EC (O.J. No. L242, 14.9.99, p. 20);

  • Commission Decision 2000/39/EC (O.J. No. L13, 19.1.2000, p. 21);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3, 4.1, 4.2 and 6.1.

Poultry and hatching eggs

6.  Council Directive 90/539/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in and imports from third countries of poultry and hatching eggs (O.J. No. L303, 30.10.90, p. 6), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 91/494/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 35);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 92/65/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54);

  • Commission Decision 92/340/EEC (O.J. No. L188, 8.7.92, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 92/369/EEC (O.J. No. L195, 14.7.92, p. 25);

  • Council Directive 93/120/EEC (O.J. No. L340, 31.12.93, p. 35);

  • Commission Decision 95/160/EC (O.J. No. L105, 9.5.95, p. 40);

  • Commission Decision 95/161/EC (O.J. No L105, 9.5.95, p. 44);

  • Council Decision 95/410/EC (O.J. No. L243, 11.10.95, p. 25);

  • Commission Decision 97/278/EC (O.J. No. L110, 26.4.97, p. 77);

  • Council Directive 99/90/EC (O.J. No. L300, 23.11.99, p. 19);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 6 to 11, 12.1 and 15 to 17.

(a)The official health certification accompanying breeding poultry exported from Northern Ireland to Finland or Sweden must contain the statement that they have been tested for salmonella with negative results in accordance with Commission Decision 95/160/EC of 21 April 1995.

(b)The official health certification accompanying day-old chicks exported from Northern Ireland to Finland or Sweden must contain the statement that they come from flocks which have been tested for salmonella with negative results in accordance with Commission Decision 95/160/EC of 21 April 1995.

(c)The official health certification accompanying laying hens exported from Northern Ireland to Finland or Sweden must contain the statement that they have been tested for salmonella with negative results in accordance with Commission Decision 95/161/EC of 21 April 1995.

(d)The official health certification accompanying poultry for slaughter exported from Northern Ireland to Finland or Sweden must contain the statement that they have undergone microbiological testing with negative results in accordance with Council Decision 95/410/EC of 22 June 1995.

Animal waste

7.  Council Directive 90/667/EEC laying down the veterinary rules for the disposal and processing of animal waste, for its placing on the market and for the prevention of pathogens in feeding stuffs of animal or fish origin (O.J. No. L363, 27.12.90, p. 51), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 92/118/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 15.3.93, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 92/562/EEC (O.J. No. L359, 9.12.92, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 97/735/EC (O.J. No. L294, 28.12.97, p. 7);

  • Council Decision 99/534/EC (O.J. No. L204, 4.8.99, p. 37);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3, 5 and 15.

Aquaculture animals and products

8.—(1) Council Directive 91/67/EEC concerning the animal health conditions governing the placing on the market of aquaculture animals and products (O.J. No. L46, 19.2.91, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 92/528/EEC (O.J. No. L332, 18.11.92, p. 25);

  • Commission Decision 92/538/EEC (O.J. No. L347, 28.11.92, p. 67) (as amended by Commission Decision 94/817/EC (O.J. No. L337, 24.12.94, p. 88));

  • Commission Decision 93/22/EEC (O.J. No. L16, 25.1.93, p. 8);

  • Commission Decision 93/39/EEC (O.J. No L16, 25.1.93, p. 46);

  • Commission Decision 93/40/EEC (O.J. No. L16, 25.1.93, p. 47);

  • Commission Decision 93/44/EEC (O.J. No. L16, 25.1.93, p. 53) (as amended by Commission Decision 94/865/EC (O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 75));

  • Council Directive 93/54/EEC (O.J. No. L175, 19.7.93, p. 34) in so far as it applies to exports;

  • Commission Decision 93/55/EEC (O.J. No. L14, 22.1.93, p. 24) (as amended by Commission Decision 93/169/EEC (O.J. No.L71, 24.3.93, p. 16));

  • Commission Decision 93/56/EEC (O.J. No. L14, 22.1.93, p. 25);

  • Commission Decision 93/57/EEC (O.J. No. L14, 22.1.93, p. 26);

  • Commission Decision 93/58/EEC (O.J. No. L14, 22.1.93, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 93/59/EEC (O.J. No. L14, 22.1.93, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 93/73/EEC (O.J. No. L27, 4.2.93, p. 34) (as amended by Commission Decision 97/804/EC (O.J. No. L329, 29.11.97, p. 70));

  • Commission Decision 93/74/EEC (O.J. No. L27, 4.2.93, p. 35) (as amended by Commission Decision 94/450/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 8), Commission Decision 96/218/EC (O.J. No. L74, 22.3.96, p. 42) and Commission Decision 99/489/EC (O.J. No. L190, 23.7.99, p. 41));

  • Commission Decision 94/862/EC (O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 72);

  • Commission Decision 94/863/EC (O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 73);

  • Commission Decision 94/864/EC (O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 74);

  • Commission Decision 95/336/EC (O.J. No. L195, 18.8.95, p. 26);

  • Commission Decision 95/352/EC (O.J. No. L204, 30.8.95, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 95/124/EC (O.J. No. L84, 14.4.95, p. 6) (as amended by Commission Decision 96/265/EC (O.J. No. L91, 12.4.96, p. 72), Commission Decision 97/228/EC (O.J. No. L91, 5.4.97, p. 35) and Commission Decision 99/521/EC (O.J. No. L199, 30.7.99, p. 73), Commission Decision 2000/173/EC (O.J. No. L55, 29.2.2000, p. 74) and Commission Decision 2000/312/EC (O.J. No. L104, 29.4.2000, p. 80));

  • Commission Decision 95/125/EC (O.J. No. L84, 14.4.95, p. 8) (as amended by Commission Decision 95/481/EC (O.J. No. L275, 18.11.95, p. 26) and Commission Decision 99/550/EC (O.J. No. L209, 7.8.99, p. 39));

  • Commission Decision 95/470/EC (O.J. No. L269, 11.11.95, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 95/473/EC (O.J. No. L269, 11.11.95, p. 31) (as amended by Commission Decision 96/289/EC (O.J. No. L109, 3.5.96, p. 23), Commission Decision 97/227/EC (O.J. No. L91, 5.4.97, p. 33), Commission Decision 99/556/EC (O.J. No. L211, 11.8.99, p. 50) and Commission Decision 2000/172/EC (O.J. No. L55, 29.2.2000, p. 71));

  • Commission Decision 95/479/EC (O.J. No. L275, 18.11.95, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 96/94/EC (O.J. No. L21, 21.1.96, p. 73);

  • Commission Decision 96/221/EC (O.J. No. L74, 22.3.96, p. 42);

  • Commission Decision 96/233/EC (O.J. No. L77, 27.3.96, p. 33) (as amended by Commission Decision 97/234/EC (O.J. No. L94, 9.4.97, p. 15) and Commission Decision 99/512/EC (O.J. No. L195, 28.7.99, p. 38));

  • Commission Decision 96/490/EC (O.J. No. L202, 10.8.96, p. 21);

  • Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L24, 30.1.98, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 97/185/EC (O.J. No. L77, 19.3.97, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 98/357/EC (O.J. No. L 162, 5.6.98, p. 42);

  • Commission Decision 98/359/EC (O.J. No. L 163, 6.6.98, p. 43);

  • Commission Decision 98/361/EC (O.J. No. L 163, 6.6.98, p. 46) (as amended by Commission Decision 99/513/EC (O.J. No. L195, 28.7.99, p. 39), Commission Decision 2000/187/EC (O.J. No. L59, 4.3.2000, p. 14) and Commission Decision 2000/311/EC (O.J. No. L104, 29.4.2000, p. 77));

  • Commission Decision 98/395/EC (O.J. No. L176, 20.6.98, p. 30);

  • Council Directive 98/45/EC (O.J. No. L189, 3.7.98, p. 12);

  • Commission Decision 99/567/EC (O.J. No. L216, 14.8.99, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 2000/171/EC (O.J. No. L55, 29.2.2000, p. 70);

  • Commission Decision 2000/173/EC (O.J. No. L55, 29.2.2000, p. 74);

  • Commission Decision 2000/174/EC (O.J. No. L55, 29.2.2000, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 2000/188/EC (O.J. No. L59, 4.3.2000, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 2000/310/EC (O.J. No. L104, 29.4.2000, p. 76);

  • Commission Decision 2000/312/EC (O.J. No. L104, 29.4.2000, p. 80);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3, 4, 7 to 11, 14 and 16.

(a)Aquaculture animals and products from Iceland and Norway to which Directive 91/67/EEC applies must be imported at a border inspection post.

(b)In accordance with the derogation in paragraph 8 of Annex 1 of the Decision on the conclusion of the Agreement on the European Economic Area between the European Communities, their Member States and the Republic of Austria, the Republic of Finland, the Republic of Iceland, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Kingdom of Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden and the Swiss Confederation the provisions of Directive 91/67/EEC shall not apply to imports of live fish and crustaceans as well as eggs and gametes of fish and crustaceans for farming or restocking which come from Iceland or Norway, Northern Ireland shall retain existing national measures in respect of imports of these animals and animal products.

Fish other than farmed fish

(2) Council Directive 91/439/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and placing on the market of fishery products (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 15), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 95/71/EC (O.J. No. L332, 30.12.95, p. 40);

  • Council Directive 92/48/EEC (O.J. No. L187, 7.7.92, p. 41), laying down the minimum hygiene rules applicable to fishery products caught on board certain vessels in accordance with Article 3(1)(a)(I) of Council Directive 91/493/EEC.

Relevant provisions: Article 4 of Council Directive 91/493/EEC.

Live bivalve molluscs

(3) Council Directive 91/492/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and placing on the market of live shellfish (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with Council Directive 97/61/EC (O.J. No. L295, 29.10.97, p. 35).

Relevant provisions: Articles 3(1)a-i, 3(2), 4, 7, 8 and 9.

Ovine and caprine animals

9.  Council Directive 91/68/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in ovine and caprine animals (O.J. No. L46, 19.2.91, p. 19), as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 92/102/EEC (O.J. No. L355, 5.12.92, p. 32);

  • Commission Decision 93/52/EEC (O.J. No. L13, 21.1.93, p. 14);

  • Commission Decision 94/164/EC (O.J. No. L74, 17.3.94, p. 42);

  • Commission Decision 94/877/EC (O.J. No. L352, 31.12.94, p. 102);

  • Commission Decision 94/953/EC (O.J. No. L371, 31.12.94, p. 14);

  • Commission Decision 94/965/EC (O.J. No. L371, 31.12.94, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 94/972/EC (O.J. No. L371, 31.12.94, p. 48);

  • Commission Decision 97/315/EC (O.J. No. L137, 28.5.97, p. 20);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 4, 5, 6 and 9.

(a)Only uncastrated rams for breeding which have been tested for contagious epididimytis (Brucella ovis) in accordance with Article 6.c of Council Directive 91/68/EEC may be imported into Northern Ireland.

(b)The official health certification accompanying all sheep and goats for fattening and breeding imported into Northern Ireland must confirm that the animals are eligible for entry into an officially brucellosis free ovine or caprine holding in accordance with Annex A, Chapter 1, point D of Council Directive 91/68/EEC.

(c)In accordance with the derogation provided for in Article 12 of Council Directive 91/68/EEC, the requirements of Articles 4(1)(b) and 9 of Directive 91/68 in relation to inspection and health certification shall not apply in respect of the export to or the import from the Republic of Ireland of any ovine or caprine animals.

Other animals, semen, ova and embryos

10.  Council Directive 92/65/EEC laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 95/176/EC (O.J. No. L117, 24.5.95, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 95/294/EC (O.J. No. L182, 2.8.95, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 95/307/EC (O.J. No. L185, 4.8.95, p. 58);

  • Commission Decision 95/388/EC (O.J. No. L234, 3.10.95, p. 30);

  • Commission Decision 95/483/EC (O.J. No. L275, 18.11.95, p. 30);

  • the European international instruments and Joint Committee Decision 69/96 of 17 July 1998 amending Annex 1 (Veterinary and Phytosanitary matters) to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (O.J. No. L158, 24.6.99).

Relevant provisions: Articles 3 to 9, 10.1, 10.2 (only insofar as it concerns exports) and 11 to 13.

(a)By way of derogation from the requirements of article 5.1, the Department may authorise in writing the purchase by a body, institute or centre approved under regulation 9 of these Regulations of apes belonging to an individual.

(b)The importation into Northern Ireland of lagomorphs which cannot be shown to have been born on the holding of origin and kept in captivity since birth is prohibited except in accordance with the provisions of the Rabies (Importation of Dogs, Cats and Other Mammals) Order (Northern Ireland) 1977. Lagomorphs born on the holding of origin and kept in captivity since birth must be accompanied on importation by an official health certificate confirming that status and that the holding of origin has been free from rabies for at least one month.

(c)Animals (other than carnivores, primates, bats and lagomorphs) born on the holding of origin and kept in captivity since birth must be accompanied on importation by a certificate completed by the exporter confirming that status and that the animals do not show any obvious signs of disease at the time of export, and that the premises of origin are not subject to any animal health restrictions.

Pathogens

11.  Council Directive 92/118/EEC laying down animal and public health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of products not subject to the said requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A(I) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 15.3.93, p. 49).

Relevant provisions: Articles 6 and 7.1.

Pure-bred animals of the bovine species

12.  Council Directive 77/504/EEC on pure-bred breeding animals of the bovine species (O.J. No. L206, 12.8. 77, p. 8), as amended by, and as read with:

  • The Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Hellenic Republic to the European Communities (O.J. No. L291, 19.11.79, p. 17);

  • Council Directive 79/268/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 13.3.79, p. 5);

  • Council Regulation 3768/85/EEC (O.J. No. L362, 31.12.85, p. 8);

  • Council Directive 85/586/EEC (O.J. No. L372, 31.12.85, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 86/404/EEC (O.J. No. L233, 20.8.86, p. 19);

  • Commission Decision 88/124/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 8.3.88, p. 32);

  • Council Directive 91/174/EEC (O.J. No. L85, 5.4.91, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 94/28/EC (O.J. No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66);

  • Commission Decision 96/80/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 50);

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 5 and 7.

Breeding animals of the porcine species

13.  Council Directive 88/661/EEC on the zootechnical standards applicable to breeding animals of the porcine species (O.J. No. L382, 31.12. 88, p. 36), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 89/503/EEC (O.J. No. L247, 23.8.89, p. 22);

  • Commission Decision 89/506/EEC (O.J. No. L247, 23.8.89, p. 34);

  • Council Directive 94/28/EC (O.J. No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66);

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 2.2, 5, 7.2 and 9.

Pure-bred breeding sheep and goats

14.  Council Directive 89/361/EEC concerning pure-bred breeding sheep and goats (O.J. No. L153, 6.6. 89, p. 30), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 90/258/EEC (O.J. No. L145, 8.6.90, p. 39);

  • Council Directive 94/28/EC (O.J. No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66);

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 3.2 and 6.

Registered Equidae

15.  Council Directive 90/427/EEC on the zootechnical and genealogical conditions governing intra-Community trade in equidae (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 55), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 92/353/EEC (O.J. No. L192, 11.7.92, p. 63);

  • Commission Decision 92/354/EEC (O.J. No. L192, 11.7.92, p. 66);

  • Commission Decision 93/623/EEC (O.J. No. L298, 3.12.93, p. 45);

  • Council Directive 94/28/EC (O.J. No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66);

  • Commission Decision 96/78/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 39);

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 2000/68/EC (O.J. No. L23, 28.1.2000, p. 72);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 6 and 8.

Part IIAdditional requirements for the transport of cattle and pigs

1.  Any person transporting cattle or pigs in intra-Community trade shall do so in accordance with this Part.

2.  He shall, for each vehicle used for the transport of those animals, keep a register containing the following information, and shall keep the register for three years—

(a)places and dates of pick-up, and the name or business name and address of the holding or assembly centre where the animals are picked up;

(b)places and dates of delivery, and the name or business name and address of the consignee;

(c)species and number of animals carried;

(d)date and place of disinfection;

(e)the unique identifying number of accompanying health certificates.

3.  He shall ensure that the means of transport is constructed in such a way that the animal faeces, litter or feed cannot leak or fall out of the vehicle.

4.  He shall ensure that all cleansing and disinfection of the vehicle is either—

(a)carried out at facilities approved for the purpose by the Department under this paragraph (which must include facilities for storing litter and faeces) or

(b)carried out by a third party, in which case he shall provide to the Department on request documentary evidence that this has been done.

5.  He shall give a written undertaking to the Department stating that—

(a)all measures have been taken to ensure compliance with Council Directive 64/432/EEC as amended, and in particular the provisions laid down in Article 12 of that Directive relating to the appropriate documentation that must accompany the animals; and

(b)the transport of animals will be entrusted to staff who possess the necessary ability, professional competence and knowledge.

Part IIIAdditional requirements for dealers in cattle and pigs

1.  If a person is a dealer in cattle or pigs, he shall not engage in intra-Community trade in cattle or pigs unless he complies with the provisions of this Part.

2.  The dealer shall be registered with the Department, approved by the Department in accordance with this Part, and have a registration number issued by the Department.

3.  The Department shall only issue an approval if it is satisfied that the dealer will comply with the provisions of this Part.

4.  The dealer shall ensure that he only imports or exports animals that are identified and come from herds that are officially free from tuberculosis, brucellosis and leukosis, or are slaughter animals meeting the requirements of Article 6.3 of Council Directive 64/432/EEC.

5.  The dealer shall keep a record for all cattle and pigs which he imports or exports, either on the basis of identification numbers or marks on the animals, and keep the record for three years, of—

(a)the name and address of the seller;

(b)the origin of the animals;

(c)the date of purchase;

(d)the categories, number and identification of bovine animals;

(e)the registration number of the holding of origin or the herd of origin of pigs;

(f)the registration number of the transporter or the licence number of the lorry delivering and collecting animals;

(g)the name and address of the buyer and the destination of the animals;

(h)copies of route plans and numbers of health certificates.

6.  In the case of a dealer who keeps animals on his premises, the dealer shall ensure that—

(a)specific training in the care and welfare of animals is given to the staff in charge of the animals;

(b)all necessary steps are taken to prevent the spread of disease.

7.—(1) The dealer shall only use premises approved for the purpose by the Department under this paragraph.

(2) The Department shall issue an approval number for premises approved under this paragraph if it is satisfied that the premises comply with Article 13.2 of Council Directive 64/432/EEC.

Regulation 13(1) and 20(1)

SCHEDULE 3List of Diseases

  • Foot and mouth disease

  • Classical swine fever

  • African swine fever

  • Swine vesicular disease

  • Newcastle disease

  • Rinderpest

  • Peste des petits ruminants

  • Vesicular stomatitis

  • Blue tongue

  • African horse sickness

  • Viral equine encephalomyelitis

  • Teschen disease

  • Avian influenza

  • Sheep and goat pox

  • Lumpy skin disease

  • Rift valley fever

  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia

  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

  • Infectious haematopoietic necrosis

Regulations 2(4), 15(4), 19 and 26

SCHEDULE 4Community Legislation on Third Countries

Part IThird countries from which Member States may authorise certain imports

1.  Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third countries from which the Member States authorise imports of bovine animals, swine, equidae, sheep and goats, fresh meat and meat products (O.J. No. L146, 14.6.79, p. 15), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 92/160/EEC (O.J. No. L71, 18.3.92, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 92/161/EEC (O.J. No. L71, 18.3.92, p. 29);

  • Commission Decision 93/100/EEC (O.J. No. L40, 17.2.93, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 93/344/EEC (O.J. No. L138, 9.6.93, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 95/536/EC (O.J. No. L304, 16.12.95, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (O.J. No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 96/624/EC (O.J. No. L279, 31.10.96, p. 33);

  • Commission Decision 97/10/EC (O.J. No. L3, 7.1.97, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 97/160/EC (O.J. No. L62, 4.3.97, p. 39);

  • Commission Decision 97/350/EC (O.J. No. L150, 7.6.97, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 97/685/EC (O.J. No. L287, 21.10.97, p. 54);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (O.J. No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (O.J. No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/236/EC (O.J. No. L87, 31.3.99, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 99/558/EC (O.J. No. L211, 11.8.99, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/759/EC (O.J. No. L300, 23.11.99, p. 30);

  • Commission Decision 2000/2/EC (O.J. No. L1, 4.1.2000, p. 7);

  • Commission Decision 2000/136/EC (O.J. No. L45, 17.2.2000, p. 41).

2.  Commission Decision 95/233/EC drawing up lists of third countries from which the Member States authorise imports of live poultry and hatching eggs (O.J. No. L156, 7.7.95, p. 76), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 96/483/EC (O.J. No. L196, 7.8.96, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 96/619/EC (O.J. No. L276, 29.10.96, p. 18);

  • Commission Decision 96/628/EC (O.J. No. L282, 1.11.96, p. 73);

  • Commission Decision 96/659/EC (O.J. No. L302, 26.11.96, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 97/183/EC (O.J. No. L76, 18.3.97, p. 32).

3.  Commission Decision 97/232/EC drawing up lists of third countries from which the Member States authorise imports of sheep and goats (O.J. No. L93, 8.4.97, p. 43), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 99/541/EC (O.J. No. L207, 6.8.99, p. 31).

Part IIBovine, ovine and caprine animals and swine from third countries

1.  Council Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine, ovine and caprine animals and swine, and fresh meat or meat products from third countries (O.J. No. L302, 31.12.72, p. 28), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/423/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 13);

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 91/69/EEC (O.J. No. L46, 19.2.91, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 91/688/EEC (O.J. No. L377, 31.12.91, p. 18);

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 98/372/EC (O.J. No. L170, 16.6.98, p. 16), as amended, by Commission Decision 98/505/EC (O.J. No. L226, 13.8.98, p. 50);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 6, 10, 11 and 13.

Bovine and porcine animals from Canada

2.  Commission Decision 83/494/EEC concerning animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the importation of domestic animals of the bovine and porcine species from Canada (O.J. No. L273, 6.10.83, p. 37), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 84/421/EEC (O.J. No. L237, 5.9.84, p. 14);

  • Commission Decision 88/212/EEC (O.J. No. L95, 13.4.88, p. 21).

    (a)

    The official health certification accompanying all cattle imported into Northern Ireland from Canada must state that the animals do not originate from herds in the geographic region of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia as defined by Commission Decision 88/212/EEC on health protection measures concerning bluetongue in respect of Canada (O.J. No. L95, 13.4.88, p. 21).

    (b)

    The importation of cattle from herds in which not all bovines over 24 months old have been tested negative for enzootic bovine leukosis within the twelve months prior to the date of export from Canada is permitted subject to the following provisions:

    (i)

    in the case of females, the animals must have been non-pregnant at the time of entry into pre-export isolation and at the time of loading for export;

    (ii)

    in the case of bulls not intended for direct entry into semen collection centres, and in the case of females, the animals must be at least 18 months old at the time of loading for export and must undergo six months isolation following import into Northern Ireland;

    (iii)

    in the case of bulls intended for direct entry into a semen collection centre, the animals must undergo nine months isolation following import into Northern Ireland.

Relevant provisions: Articles 1 and 3.

Equidae

General

3.  Council Directive 90/426/EEC on animal health conditions governing the movement and import of equidae (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 42), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 92/36/EEC (O.J. No. L157, 10.6.92, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 92/130/EEC (O.J. No. L47, 22.2.92, p. 26);

  • Commission Decision 94/467/EEC (O.J. No. L190, 26.7.94, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 95/329/EC (O.J. No. L191, 12.8.95, p. 36);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 11, 12.1, 13 to 16 and 18.

Temporary admission of registered horses

4.  Commission Decision 92/260/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for temporary admission of registered horses (O.J. No. L130, 15.5.92, p. 67), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (O.J. No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (O.J. No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 96/486/EC (O.J. No. L198, 8.8.96, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 97/10/EC (O.J. No. L3, 7.1.97, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (O.J. No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (O.J. No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (O.J. No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/613/EC (O.J. No. L243, 15.9.99, p. 12);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Article 1.

Registered horses for racing, etc.

5.  Commission Decision 93/195/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the re-entry of registered horses for racing, competition and cultural events after temporary export (O.J. No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (O.J. No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 95/99/EC (O.J. No. L76, 5.4.95, p. 16);

  • Commission Decision 95/461/EC (O.J. No. L265, 8.11.95, p. 40);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (O.J. No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 96/486/EC (O.J. No. L198, 8.8.96, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 97/684/EC (O.J. No. L287, 21.10.97, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (O.J. No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/567/EC (O.J. No. L276, 13.10.98, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (O.J. No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (O.J. No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/558/EC (O.J. No. L211, 11.8.99, p. 53);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Article 1.

Equidae for slaughter

6.  Commission Decision 93/196/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of equidae for slaughter (O.J. No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 7), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/82/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 56);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (O.J. No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 96/486/EC (O.J. No. L198, 8.8.96, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 97/36/EC (O.J. No. L14, 17.1.97, p. 57);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (O.J. No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (O.J. No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Article 1.

Equidae for breeding and production

7.  Commission Decision 93/197/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production (O.J. No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 16), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 93/510/EEC (O.J. No. L238, 23.9.93, p. 45);

  • Commission Decision 93/682/EEC (O.J. No. L317, 18.12.93, p. 82);

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (O.J. No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/82/EC (O.J. No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 56);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (O.J. No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 96/486/EC (O.J. No. L198, 8.8.96, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 97/10/EC (O.J. No. L3, 7.1.97, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 97/36/EC (O.J. No. L14, 17.1.97, p. 57);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (O.J. No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (O.J. No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (O.J. No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/236/EC (O.J. No. L87, 31.3.99, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 99/252/EC (O.J. No. L96, 10.4.99, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 99/613/EC (O.J. No. L243, 15.9.99, p. 12);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Article 1.

(a)All pre-export tests of registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production imported from Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, ex-Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia and the Ukraine must be carried out as follows: for vesicular stomatitis at the Institute of Animal Health, Pirbright; the mandatory test for infectious anaemia at either the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge or at the Veterinary Sciences Laboratory, Stoney Road, Belfast, the mandatory tests for dourine and glanders at the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge and, if necessary, the test for equine viral arteritis at either the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Weybridge or at the Veterinary Sciences Laboratory, Stoney Road, Belfast.

(b)The test results must be attached to the health certificate accompanying the imported equidae.

Poultry and hatching eggs

8.  Council Directive 90/539/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in, and imports from third countries of poultry and hatching eggs (O.J. No. L303, 30.10.90, p. 6), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Council Directive 91/494/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 35);

  • Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56);

  • Council Directive 92/65/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54);

  • Commission Decision 92/340/EEC (O.J. No. L188, 8.7.92, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 92/369/EEC (O.J. No. L195, 14.7.92, p. 25);

  • Council Directive 93/120/EEC (O.J. No. L340, 31.12.93, p. 35);

  • Commission Decision 96/482/EC (O.J. No. L196, 7.8.96, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 96/483/EC (O.J. No. L196, 7.8.96, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 96/628/EC (O.J. No. L282, 1.11.96, p. 73);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Articles 20, 21.1, 22.1, 23, 24 and 28.

Other specified animals

9.  Council Directive 92/65/EEC laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 95/176/EC (O.J. No. L117, 24.5.95, p. 23);

  • the European international instruments and Joint Committee Decision 69/96 of 17 July 1998 amending Annex 1 (Veterinary and Phytosanitary matters) to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (O.J. No. L158, 24.6.99, p. 1).

Relevant provisions: Articles 17.1, 17.2 and 18.

Bovine and porcine animals from Hungary, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Latvia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Estonia, Croatia, the Slovak Republic and the Czech Republic

10.  Commission Decision 98/372/EC concerning the animal health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of live animals of the bovine and porcine species from certain European countries (O.J. No. L170, 16.6.98, p. 34), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 98/505/EC (O.J. No. L226, 13.8.98, p. 50);

  • Commission Decision 99/539/EC (O.J. No. L207, 6.8.99, p. 26).

Relevant provisions: Articles 2 and 3.

Bovine and porcine animals from Switzerland

11.  Commission Decision 92/460/EEC concerning animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the import of domestic animals of the bovine and porcine species from Switzerland (O.J. No. L261, 7.9.92, p. 1).

Relevant provisions: Articles 2-4.

Bovine and porcine animals from Iceland

12.  Commission Decision 92/463/EEC concerning animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the import of domestic animals of the bovine and porcine species from Iceland (O.J. No. L261, 7.9.92, p. 50).

Relevant provisions: Article 1.4.

Ovine and caprine animals

13.  Commission Decision 93/198/EEC laying down a model for the animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the importation of domestic ovine and caprine animals from third countries (O.J. No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 34), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (O.J. No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 97/231/EC (O.J. No. L93, 8.4.97, p. 22);

  • Commission Decision 97/232/EC (O.J. No. L93, 8.4.97, p. 43);

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions: Article 1.

Live animals in relation to foot-and-mouth disease

14.  Commission Decision 93/242/EEC concerning the importation into the Community of certain live animals and their products originating from certain European countries in relation to foot-and-mouth disease (O.J. No. L110, 4.5.93, p. 36), as amended by, and as read with:

  • Commission Decision 94/81/EC (O.J. No. L40, 11.2.94, p. 58);

  • Commission Decision 95/295/EC (O.J. No. L182, 2.8.95, p. 30);

  • Commission Decision 96/730/EC (O.J. No. L331, 20.12.96, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 97/782/EC (O.J. No. L319, 21.11.97, p. 18).

Relevant provisions: Articles 1, 2 and 5.

Bovine and porcine animals from New Zealand

15.  Commission Decision 93/491/EEC concerning animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the importation of domestic animals of the bovine and porcine species from New Zealand (O.J. No. L229, 10.9.93, p. 18).

Relevant provisions: Articles 1 and 2.

Zootechnical conditions

16.  Council Directive 94/28/EC laying down the principles relating to the zootechnical and genealogical conditions applicable to imports from third countries of animals, their semen, ova and embryos, and amending Directive 77/504/EEC on pure-bred breeding animals of the bovine species (O.J. No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66), as read with:

  • Commission Decision 96/509/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 47);

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (O.J. No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53).

Shellfish from third countries for relaying in Community waters

17.  Commission Decision 95/352/EC on animal health conditions and the certification requirements for the importation from third countries of Crassostrea gigas for relaying in Community waters (O.J. No. L204, 30.8.95, p. 13).

Porcine animals from Cyprus

18.  Commission Decision 96/650/EEC concerning animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the importation of domestic animals of the porcine species from the Republic of Cyprus (O.J. No. L294, 19.11.96, p. 18).

Relevant provisions: Articles 1 and 2

Regulation 26

SCHEDULE 5Disapplication of Legislation

123
NumberTitleExtent
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1963 No.178Diseases of Animals (Unlawful Importations) Order (Northern Ireland) 1963Articles 4 and 6
S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1965 No. 175 as amended by S.R. & O. (N.I.) 1968 No. 106, S.R. 1985 No. 162 and S.R. 1992 No. 199Diseases of Animals (Importation of Poultry) Order (Northern Ireland) 1965The whole Order except that Article 4 shall continue to apply to all birds (including domestic fowl) and their hatching eggs other than those subject to the provisions of Council Directive 90/539/EEC (excluding domestic fowl)
S.R. 1967 c. 7 (N.I.)Diseases of Fish Act (Northern Ireland) 1967Section 3
S.R. 1967 No. 294Rabbits and Hares (Control of Importation) Order (Northern Ireland) 1967The whole Order
S.R. 1973 No. 392Risk of Infection (Oysters) Order (Northern Ireland) 1973The whole Order
S.I. 1975/1834 (N.I. 17)Artificial Reproduction of Animals (Northern Ireland) Order 1975
  • Article 6(1) will no longer apply to—

    (a)

    bovine semen which is the subject of Council Directive 88/407/EEC;

    (b)

    bovine embryos which are the subject of Council Directive 89/556/EEC;

    (c)

    porcine semen which is the subject of Council Directive 90/429/EEC;

    (d)

    equine ova and embryos which are the subject of Commission Decision 95/294/EC;

    (e)

    equine semen which is the subject of Commission Decision 95/307/EC;

    (f)

    ovine and caprine semen, ova and embryos which are the subject of Commission Decision 95/388/EC; and

    (g)

    porcine ova and embryos which are the subject of Commission Decision 95/483/EC.

S.R. 1977 No. 113 as amended by S.R. 1977 No. 256 and S.R. 1994 No. 402Rabies (Importation of Dogs, Cats and Other Mammals) Order (Northern Ireland) 1977The Order shall continue to apply to all carnivores, primates and bats. It shall continue to apply to the importation of all other animals unless such animals are imported by way of trade and can be shown to have been born on the holding of origin and kept in captivity since birth.
S.R. 1982 No. 99Lobsters (Risk of Infection) Order (Northern Ireland) 1982The whole Order
S.R. 1986 No. 253Importation of Animals Order (Northern Ireland) 1986Articles 3, 6(1) and (2), 7 to 11, 13 to 15, 16(2) and Schedule 3 except that Article 3 shall continue to apply to ruminating animals and swine other than animals which are the subject of Council Directives 64/432/EEC and 91/68/EEC.
S.R. 1991 No. 458Risk of Infection (Fish) Order (Northern Ireland) 1991The whole Order

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