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Regulation 2(1), 4(7), 21, 36, 37(1) and (6)

SCHEDULE 1IMPORT CONDITIONS

PART IPROVISIONS COMMON TO SEVERAL CATEGORIES OF PRODUCT

Maximum residue limits and contaminants

1.  Council Regulation (EEC) No.2377/90 laying down a Community procedure for the establishment of maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products in foodstuffs of animal origin (O.J.No.L224, 18.8.90, p.1) as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. O.J. 1231/2006 (O.J. No.L225, 17.8.2006, p.3).

2.  Council Directive 96/23/EC on measures to monitor certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and animal products and repealing Directives 85/358/EEC and 86/469/EEC and Decisions 89/187/EEC and 91/664/EEC (O.J. No.L125, 23.5.96, p.10) as last amended by the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded (O.J. No.L191, 28.5.2004, p.1).

3.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 466/2001 setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs (O.J. No.L77, 16.3.2001, p.1) as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No.199/2006, (O.J. No.L32, 4.2.2006, p.34).

4.  Commission Decision 2004/432/EC on the approval of residue monitoring plans submitted by third countries in accordance with Council Directive 96/23/EC (O.J. No.L154, 30.4.2004, p.44) as amended by Commission Decision 2006/208/EC (O.J. No.L75, 14.3.2006, p.20).

5.  Commission Decision 2005/34/EC laying down harmonised standards for the testing for certain residues in products of animal origin imported from third countries (O.J. No.L16, 20.1.2005, p.61).

Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

Regulation (EC) No.999/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down rules for the prevention, control, and eradication of certain transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (O.J. No.L147, 31.5.2001, p.1) as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No.1041/2006 (O.J. No.L187, 8.7.2006, p.10).

Health certification for animal products from New Zealand

Commission Decision 2003/56/EC on health certificates for the importation of live animals and animal products from New Zealand (O.J. No.L22, 25.1.2003, p.38) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/784/EC (O.J. No.L346, 23.11.2004, p.11).

Animal health rules on imports of products of animal origin for human consumption

1.  Council Directive 2002/99/EC laying down the animal health rules governing the production, processing, distribution and introduction of products of animal origin for human consumption (O.J. No.L18, 23.1.2003, p.11) as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No.882/2004 (O.J. No.L191, 28.5.2004, p.1).

2.  Regulation (EC) No.178/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the general principles and requirements of food law, establishing the European Food Safety Authority and laying down procedures in matters of food safety (O.J.No.L31, 1.2.2002, p.1).

3.  Council Regulation (EC) No.183/2005 (laying down requirements for feed hygiene (O.J.No.L35, 8.2.2005, p.1).

4.  Council Regulation (EC) No.396/2005 on maximum levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC (O.J.No.L70, 16.3.2005, p.1) as amended by Regulation (EC)No.178/2006 (O.J.No.L29, 2.2.2006, p.3).

Public health rules on imports of products of animal origin for human consumption

5.  Regulation (EC) No.853/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for food of animal origin (O.J.No.L139, 30.4.2004, p.55) as last amended by Regulation 2076/2005 (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.83) , Regulation 1662/2006 and Regulation 1791/2006 and as read with Directive 2004/41, Regulation 1668/2005, Regulation 2074/2005 and Regulation 2076/2005.

6.  Regulation (EC) No.854/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council laying down specific hygiene rules for the organisation of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human consumption (O.J.No.L139, 30.4.2004, p.206) as last amended by Regulation (EC) 2076/2005 (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.83), Regulation 2076/2005, Regulation 1663/2006 and Regulation 1791/2006 as read with Directive 200/41, Regulation 2074/2005, Regulation 2075/2005 and Regulation 2076/2005.

7.  Regulation (EC) No.882/2004 of the European Parliament and the Council on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules (O.J.No.L191, 28.5.2004, p.1) as amended by Regulation 77/2006 and Regulation 1791/2006 and as read with Regulation 2074/2005 and Regulation 2076/2005.

8.  Commission Regulation (EC) No.2073/2005 on microbiological criteria for foodstuffs (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.1) as read with the corrigenda at (O.J.No.L283, 14.10.2006, p.62).

9.  Commission Regulation (EC) No.2074/2005 laying down implementing measures for certain products under Regulation (EC) No.853/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and for the organisation of official controls under Regulation (EC) No.854/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council, derogating from Regulation 852/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Regulations (EC) 853/2004 and (EC) 854/2004 (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.27) as amended by Regulation 1664/2006.

10.  Commission Regulation (EC) No.2075/2005 laying down specific rules on official controls for Trichinella in meat (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.60) as amended by Regulation 1665/2006.

11.  Commission Regulation (EC) No.2076/2005 laying down transitional arrangements for the implementation of Regulations (EC) No.853/2004, (EC) No.854/2004 (O.J.No.L338, 22.12.2005, p.83) and (EC) No.882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council and amending Regulations (EC) No. 854/2004 as amended by Regulation 1666/2006.

PART IIFRESH MEAT OF BOVINE, OVINE AND CAPRINE ANIMALS AND SWINE

Third countries from which fresh meat may be imported

Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third countries or parts of third countries, and laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions, for importation into the Community of certain live animals and their fresh meat (O.J.No.L146, 14.6.79, p.15) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/463/EC (O.J.No.L183, 5.7.2006, p.20).

Third country establishments from which fresh meat may be imported

1.  Regulation (EC) No.854/2004 (see paragraph 6 of Part I).

2.  Argentina— Commission Decision 81/91/EEC (O.J.No.L58, 5.3.81, p.39) as amended by Commission Decision 86/392/EEC (O.J.No.L228, 14.8.86, p.44).

3.  Australia–– Commission Decision 83/384/EEC (O.J.No.L222, 13.8.83 p.36) as amended by Commission Decision 86/389/EEC (O.J. No.L228, 14.8.86, p.34).

4.  Botswana–– Commission Decision 83/243/EEC (O.J.No.L129, 19.5.83, p.70).

5.  Brazil–– Commission Decision 81/713/EEC (O.J.No.L257, 10.9.81, p.28) as last amended by Commission Decision 89/282/EEC (O.J.No.L110, 21.4.89, p.54).

6.  Bulgaria–– Commission Decision 87/735/EEC (O.J.No.L311, 8.11.82, p.16).

7.  Canada–– Commission Decision 87/258/EEC (O.J.No.L121, 9.5.87, p.50).

8.  Chile–– Commission Decision 87/124/EEC (O.J.No.L51, 20.2.87, p.41).

9.  Croatia–– Commission Decision 93/26/EEC (O.J.No.L16, 25.1.93, p.24).

10.  The Falkland Islands–– Commission Decision 2002/987/EC (O.J.No.L344, 19.12.2002, p.39).

11.  Greenland–– Commission Decision 85/539/EEC (O.J.No.L334, 12.12.85, p.25).

12.  Iceland–– Commission Decision 84/24/EEC (O.J.No.L20, 25.1.84, p.21).

13.  Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia–– Commission Decision 95/45/EC (O.J.No.L51, 8.3.95, p.13).

14.  Madagascar–– Commission Decision 90/165/EEC (O.J.No.L91, 6.4.90, p.34).

15.  Mexico–– Commission Decision 87/424/EEC (O.J.No.L228, 15.8.87, p.43).

16.  Morocco–– Commission Decision 86/65/EEC (O.J.No.L72, 15.3.86, p.40).

17.  Namibia–– Commission Decision 90/432/EEC (O.J.No.L223, 18.8.90, p.19).

18.  New Caledonia— Commission Decision 2004/628/EC (O.J.No.L284, 3.9.2004, p.4).

19.  New Zealand–– Commission Decision 83/402/EEC (O.J.No.L223, 24.8.83, p.24) as amended by Commission Decision 86/432/EEC (O.J.No.L253, 5.9.86, p.28).

20.  Paraguay–– Commission Decision 83/423/EEC (O.J.No.L238, 27.8.83, p.39).

21.  Romania–– Commission Decision 83/218/EEC (O.J.No.L121, 7.5.83, p.23) as amended by Commission Decision 86/289/EEC (O.J.No.L182, 5.7.86, p.25).

22.  South Africa–– Commission Decision 82/913/EEC (O.J.No.L381, 31.12.82, p.28) as amended by Commission Decision 90/433/EEC (O.J.No.L223, 18.8.90, p.21).

23.  Swaziland–– Commission Decision 82/814/EEC (O.J.No.L343, 4.12.82, p.24).

24.  Switzerland–– Commission Decision 82/734/EEC (O.J.No.L311, 8.11.82, p.13) as last amended by Commission Decision 92/2/EEC (O.J.No.L1, 4.1.92, p.22).

25.  United States of America— Commission Decision 87/257/EEC (O.J.No.L121, 9.5.87, p.46) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/138/EC (O.J.No.L46, 18.2.2000, p.36).

26.  Uruguay–– Commission Decision 81/92/EEC (O.J.No.L58, 5.3.81, p.43) as amended by Commission Decision 86/485/EEC (O.J.No.L282, 3.10.86, p.31).

27.  Federal Republic of Yugoslavia–– Commission Decision 98/8/EEC (O.J.No.L2, 6.1.98, p.12).

28.  Zimbabwe–– Commission Decision 85/473/EEC (O.J.No.L278, 18.10.85, p.35).

Health certification requirements

29.  Council Decision 79/542/EEC (see Part II).

30.  Canada (pig meat)— Commission Decision 2005/290/EC on simplified certificates for the importation of bovine semen and fresh pig meat from Canada and amending Decision 200/639/EC (O.J.No.L93,12.4.2005,p.34).

PART IIIMEAT PRODUCTS

Third countries from which meat products may be imported

Commission Decision 2005/432/EC laying down the animal and public health conditions and model certificates for imports of meat products for human consumption from third countries and repealing Decisions 97/41/EC, 97/221/EC and 97/222/EC (O.J.No.L151, 14.6.2005, p.3) as amended by Commission Decision 2006/330/EC (O.J.No.L121,6.5.2006, p.43). Third country establishments from which meat products may be imported

1.  Argentina–– Commission Decision 86/414/EEC (O.J.No.L237, 23.8.86, p.36), as amended by Commission Decision 97/397/EC (O.J.No.L165, 24.6.97, p.13).

2.  Botswana–– Commission Decision 94/465/EC (O.J.No.L190, 26.7.94, p.25).

3.  Brazil–– Commission Decision 87/119/EC (O.J.No.L49, 18.2.87, p.37) as amended by Commission Decision 95/236/EC (O.J.No.L156, 7.7.95, p.85).

4.  Namibia–– Commission Decision 95/427/EC (O.J.No.L254, 24.10.95, p.28).

5.  Uruguay–– Commission Decision 86/473/EEC (O.J.No.L279, 30.9.86, p.53) as amended by Commission Decision 96/466/EC (O.J.No.L192, 2.8.96, p.25).

6.  Zimbabwe–– Commission Decision 94/40/EC (O.J.No.L22, 27.1.94, p.50).

7.  Miscellaneous third countries–– Commission Decision 97/365/EC (O.J.No.L154, 12.6.97, p.41) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/380/EC (O.J.No.L144, 30.4.2004, p.5).

8.  Miscellaneous third countries–– Commission Decision 97/569/EC (O.J.No.L234, 26.8.97, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/787/EC (O.J.No.L296, 12.11.2005, p.39).

Health Certification Requirements

9.  Commission Decision 2005/432/EC (see paragraph 1 of this Part).

PART IVMILK AND DAIRY PRODUCTS

General

1.  Commission Decision 2004/438/EC laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for introduction in the Community of heat-treated milk, milk-based products and raw milk intended for human consumption (O.J.No.L154, 30.4.2004, p.72) as amended by Commission Decision 2006/295/EC (O.J.No.L108, 21.4.2006, p.108).

Third countries from which milk and milk-based products may be imported

Commission Decision 2004/438/EC (see paragraph 1 of Part IV).

Third country establishments from which milk and milk-based products may be imported

2.  Commission Decision 97/252/EC (O.J.No.L101, 18.4.97, p.46) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/807/EC (O.J. No.L354, 30.11.2004, p.32).

PART VFRESH POULTRY-MEAT

General

3.  Commission Decision 93/342/EC laying down the criteria for classifying third countries with regard to avian influenza and Newcastle disease (O.J.No.L137, 8.6.93, p.24) as amended by Commission Decision 94/438/EC (O.J.No.L181, 15.7. 94, p.35).

Third Countries from which fresh poultry meat may be imported

Commission Decision 94/85/EC (O.J.No.L44, 17.2.94, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/118/EC (O.J.No.L36, 7.2.2004, p.34).

Third Country establishments from which fresh poultry meat may be imported

4.  Commission Decision 97/4/EC (O.J.No.L2, 4.1.97, p.6) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

Health Certification Requirements

Commission Decision 94/984/EC (O.J.No.L378, 31.12.94, p.11) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/436/EC (O.J.No.L154, 30.4.2004, p.59).

PART VIWILD GAME MEAT

General

1.  Commission Decision 2000/585/EC drawing up a list of third countries from which member States authorise imports of rabbit meat and certain wild and farmed game meat, and laying down the animal and public health and the veterinary certification conditions for such imports (O.J.No.L251, 6.10.2000, p.1) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/413/EC (O.J.No.L151, 30.4.2004, p.54).

Third Country establishments from which game meat may be imported

1.  Commission Decision 97/468/EC (O.J.No.L199, 26.7.97, p.62) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

PART VIIMINCED MEAT AND MEAT PREPARATIONS

Health Certification requirements

1.  Commission Decision 2000/572/EC (O.J.No.L240, 23.9.2000, p.19) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/437/EC (O.J.No.L154, 30.4.2004, p.65) (meat preparations).

2.  Council Decision 79/542/EEC (see Part II) (minced meat).

Third Country Establishments from which minced meat and meat preparations may be imported

3.  Commission Decision 99/710/EC (O.J.No.L281, 4.11.1999, p.82) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/156/EC (O.J.No.L51, 24.2.2005, p.26).

PART VIIIMISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS

General

1.  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 (1) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J.No.L62, 15.3.93, p.49) as last amended by Council Directive 2004/41/EC (O.J.No.L195, 2.6.2004, p.12).

2.  Commission Decision 2000/609/EC laying down animal and public health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of farmed ratite meat and amending Decision 94/85/EC drawing up a list of third countries from which member States authorise imports of fresh poultry meat (O.J.No.L258, 12.10.2000, p.49) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/804/EC (O.J.No.L303, 22.11.2005, p.56).

3.  Commission Decision 2005/760/EC concerning certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza in certain third countries for the import of captive birds (O.J. No.L285, 28.10.2005, p.60) (in so far as it relates to products derived from those birds), as amended by Commission Decision 2006/522/EC (O.J.No.L205, 27.2.2006, p.28).

Third countries from which products covered by Council Directive 92/118/EEC may be imported

Commission Decision 2003/812/EC (O.J.No.L305, 22.11.2003, p.17) as amended by Commission Decision 2004/19/EC (O.J.No.L5, 9.1.2004, p. 84).

Third country establishments from which products covered by Council Directive 92/118/EEC may be imported

4.  Commission Decision 1999/120/EC (O.J.No.L36, 10.2.1999, p.21) (animal casings) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

5.  Commission Decision 97/467/EC (O.J.No.L199, 26.7.97, p.57) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/65/EC (O.J.No.L32, 4.2.2006, p.93) (rabbit meat and farmed game meat).

6.  Commission Decision 2001/396/EC (O.J.No.L139, 23.5.2001, p.16) (ratite meat).

7.  Commission Decision 2001/556/EC (O.J.No.L200, 25.7.2001, p.23) (gelatine) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/33/EC (O.J.No.L16, 20.1.2005, p.59).

Health Certification Requirements

1.  Commission Decision 2003/779/EC (O.J.No.L285, 1.11.2003, p.38) as amended by Commission Decision 2004/414/EC (O.J.No.L151, 30.4.2004, p.62) (animal casings).

2.  Commission Decision 2000/585/EC (see paragraph 2 of Part VI) (rabbit meat, feathered game meat and certain land mammals).

3.  Commission Decision 2000/609/EC (farmed ratite meat) (see paragraph 3 of Part VIII).

4.  Commission Decision 97/38/EC (O.J.No.L14, 17.1.97, p.61) (egg products).

5.  Commission Decision 2003/863/EC (O.J.No.L325, 12.12.2003, p.46) (gelatine and collagen from the USA).

6.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2074/2005 (frogs’ legs, snails, gelatine, raw materials for the production of gelatine, collagen and raw materials for the production of collagen) (see paragraph 9 of Part 1).

Animal by-products

1.  Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption (O.J.No.L273, 10.10.2002, p.1) as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No.208/2006 (O.J.No.L36, 8.2.2006, p.25) and as read with Commission Decision 2005/760/EC, as amended by Commission Decision 2006/522/EC (O.J.No.L205, 27.7.2006, p.28).

2.  Regulation (EC) No. 878/2004 laying down transitional measures in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 for certain animal by-products classified as Category 1 and 2 materials and intended for technical purposes (O.J.No.L162, 30.4.2004, p.62).

3.  Commission Decision 2004/407/EC on transitory and certification rules under Regulation (EC) No. 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards import from certain third countries of photographic gelatine (O.J.No.L151, 30.4.2004, p.11) as amended by Commission Decision 2006/311/EC (O.J.No.L115, 28.4.2006, p.115).

4.  Commission Decision 2006/7/EC concerning certain protection measures in relation to the import of feathers from certain third countries (O.J.No.L5, 10.1.2006, p.17) at last amended by Commission Decision 2006/521/EC (O.J.No.L205, 27.7.2006, p.26).

Hay and straw (third countries from which imports are permitted)

5.  Commission Regulation (EC) No.136/2004 laying down procedures for veterinary checks at Community border inspection posts on products imported from third countries (O.J.No.L21, 28.1.2004, p.11).

PART IXGENETIC MATERIAL

Bovine material

1.  Council Directive 88/407/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra-Community trade in and imports from third countries of deep-frozen semen of domestic animals of the bovine species, (O.J.No.L194, 22.7.88, p.10) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/16/EC (O.J.No.L11, 17.1.2006, p.21).

2.  Council Directive 89/556/EEC on animal health conditions governing 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 last amended by Commission Decision 2006/60/EC (O.J.No.L31, 3.2.2006, p.24).

3.  Commission Decision 92/452/EEC establishing lists of embryo collection teams approved in third countries for export of bovine embryos to the Community (O.J. No. L250, 29.08.92, p. 40) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/556/EC (O.J.No.L218, 9.8.2006, p.20).

4.  Commission Decision 2004/639/EC laying down the importation conditions of semen of domestic animals of the bovine species (O.J.No.L292, 15.9.2004, p.21) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/292/EC (O.J.No.L107, 20.4.2006, p.42).

5.  Commission Decision 2006/168/EC establishing the animal health and veterinary certification requirements for imports into the Community of bovine embryos and repealing Commission Decision 2005/217/EC (O.J.No.L57, 28.2.2006, p.19).

Porcine material

1.  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 last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

2.  Commission Decision 94/63/EC drawing up a provisional list of third countries from which member States authorize imports of semen, ova and embryos of the ovine, caprine and equine species, ova and embryos of the porcine species (O.J.No.L28, 2.2.94, p.47) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/211/EC (O.J.No.L73, 11.3.2004, p.1).

3.  Commission Decision 93/160/EEC drawing up a list of third countries from which member States authorize the importation of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (O.J. No. L67, 19.3.1993 p.27).

4.  Commission Decision 2002/613/EC laying down the importation conditions of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (O.J.No.L196, 25.7.2002, p.45) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/271/EC (O.J.No.L99, 7.4.2006, p.29).

Ovine and caprine material

1.  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 Annex A (I) to Directive 90/425/EEC, (O.J.No.L268, 14.9.92, p54) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/64/EC (O.J.No.L27, 29.1.2005, p.48).

2.  Commission Decision 94/63/EC (See paragraph 2 of Part IX).

Equine material

1.  Council Directive 92/65/EEC (See paragraph 1 of this Part IX).

2.  Commission Decision 96/539/EC on animal health requirements and veterinary certification for imports into the Community of semen of the equine species, (O.J.No.L230, 11.9.96, p.23) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

3.  Commission Decision 96/540/EC on animal health requirements and veterinary certification for imports into the Community of ova and embryos of the equine species (O.J.No.L230, 11.9.96, p.28) as amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I).

4.  Commission Decision 2004/211/EC establishing the list of third countries and parts of territory thereof from which member States authorise import of live equidae and semen, ova and embryos of the equine species, and amending Decisions 93/195/EC and 94/63/EC (O.J.No.L73, 11.3.2004, p.1).

5.  Commission Decision 2004/616/EC establishing the list of approved semen collection centres for imports of equine semen from third countries (O.J.No.L278, 27.8.2004, p.64).

PART XFISHERY PRODUCTS

General Provisions

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 last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 806/2003 (O.J.No.L122, 16.5.2003, p.1).

2.  Commission Decision 2003/774/EC approving certain treatments to inhibit the development of pathogenic micro-organisms in bivalve molluscs and marine gastropods (O.J.No.L283, 31.10.2003, p.78).

3.  Commission Decision 93/140/EEC laying down the detailed rules relating to the visual inspection for the purpose of detecting parasites in fishery products (O.J.No.L56, 9.3.93, p. 42).

4.  Commission Decision 94/356/EC laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Directive 91/493/EEC as regards own health checks on fishery products (O.J.No.L156, 23.6.94, p.50).

5.  Commission Decision 95/149/EC fixing total volatile basic nitrogen (TVB-N) limit values for certain categories of fishery products and specifying the analysis methods to be used (O.J.No.L97, 29.4.95, p.84).

6.  Council Directive 2001/22/EC laying down the sampling methods and the methods of analysis for the official control of the levels of lead, cadmium, mercury and 3-MCPD in foodstuffs (O.J.No.L77, 16.3.2001, p.14) as corrected by Commission Decision 2001/873/EC (O.J.No.L325, 8.12.2001, p.34).

7.  Commission Decision 2003/804/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of molluscs, their eggs and gametes for further growth, fattening, relaying or human consumption (O.J.No.L302, 20.11.2003, p.22) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/409/EC (O.J.No.L139, 2.6.2005, p.16).

8.  Commission Decision 2003/858/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of live fish, their eggs and gametes intended for farming, live fish of aquaculture origin and products thereof intended for human consumption (O.J.No.L324, 11.12.2003, p.37) as amended by Commission Decision 2005/742/EC (O.J.No.L279, 22.10.2005, p.71).

9.  Commission Decision 2004/453/EC implementing Council Directive 91/67/EC as regards measures against certain diseases in aquaculture animals (O.J. No.L156, 30.4.2004, p.5).

Health certification

1.  Commission Decision 95/328/EC establishing health certification for fishery products from third countries which are not yet covered by a specific Decision (O.J.No.L191, 12.8.95, p.32) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/109/EC (O.J.No.L32, 5.2.2004, p.17).

2.  Commission Decision 96/333/EC establishing health certification of live bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods from third countries which are not covered by a specific Decision (O.J.No.L127, 25.5.96, p.33) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/119/EC (O.J. No.L36, 7.2.2004, p.56).

3.  Commission Decision 98/418/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.53) (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique).

4.  Commission Decision 2000/127/EC (O.J.No.L36, 11.2.2000, p.43) (Tanzania).

5.  Commission Decision 2003/804/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of molluscs, their eggs and gametes for further growth, fattening, relaying or human consumption (O.J.No.L302, 20.11.2003, p.22) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/409/EC (O.J.No.L139, 2.6.2006, p.16.

6.  Commission Decision 2003/858/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of live fish, their eggs and gametes intended for farming, live fish of aquaculture origin and products thereof intended for human consumption (O.J.No.L324, 11.12.2003, p.37) as amended by Commission Decision 2005/742/EC (O.J.No.L279, 22.10.2005, p.71).

Third Country Equivalence

Commission Decision 97/20/EC establishing the list of third countries fulfilling the equivalence conditions for the production and placing on the market of bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods (O.J.No.L6, 10.1.97, p.46) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/469/EC (O.J.No.L163, 21.6.2002, p.16).

Third countries from which fishery products may be imported

Commission Decision 97/296/EC drawing up a list of third countries from which the import of fishery products is authorised for human consumption (O.J.No.L122, 14.5.97, p.21) as last amended by Commission Decision 2006/200/EC (O.J.No.L71, 10.3.2006, p.50).

Third country establishments from which fishery products may be imported

Regulation 854/2004/EC (see paragraph 6 of Part I).

Special import conditions for fishery products

1.  Albania–– Commission Decision 95/90/EC (O.J.No.L70, 30.3.95, p. 27) as last amended by Commission Decision 95/235/EC (O.J.No.L156, 7.7.95, p.82).

2.  Algeria— Commission Decision 2005/498/EC (O.J.No.L183, 14.7.2005, p.92).

3.  Antigua and Barbuda— Commission Decision 2005/72/EC (O.J.No.L28, 1.2.2005, p.49).

4.  Argentina–– Commission Decision 93/437/EC (O.J.No.L202, 12.8.93, p.42) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/276/EC (O.J.No.L108, 25.4.97, p.53).

5.  Australia–- Commission Decision 97/426/EC (O.J.No.L183, 11.7.97, p.21) as amended by Commission Decision 99/403/EC (O.J.No.L151, 18.6. 99, p.35).

6.  Bahamas— Commission Decision 2005/499/EC (O.J.No.L183, 14.7.2005, p.99).

7.  Bangladesh–– Commission Decision 98/147/EC (O.J.No.L46, 17.2.98, p.13).

8.  Belize–– Commission Decision 2003/759/EC (O.J.No.L273, 24.10.2003, p.18).

9.  Brazil–– Commission Decision 94/198/EC (O.J.No.L93, 12.4.94, p.26) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/193/EC (O.J.No.L61, 12.3.96, p.43).

10.  Bulgaria–– Commission Decision 2002/472/EC (O.J.No.L163, 21.6.2002, p.24) as amended by Commission Decision 2005/497/EC (O.J.No.L183, 14.7.2005, p.88).

11.  Canada–– Commission Decision 93/495/EC (O.J.No.L232, 15.9.93, p.43) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/659/EC (O.J.No.L276, 28.10.2000, p.81).

12.  Cape Verde–– Commission Decision 2003/763/EC (O.J. No.L273, 24.10.2003, p.38).

13.  Chile–– Commission Decision 93/436/EC (O.J.No.L202, 12.8.93, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/61/EC (O.J.No.L22, 27.1.2000, p.62).

14.  China–– Commission Decision 2000/86/EC (O.J.No.L26, 2.2.2000, p.26) as amended by Commission Decision 2005/572EC (O.J.No.L193, 23.7.2005, p.37).

15.  Colombia–– Commission Decision 94/269/EC (O.J.No.L115, 6.5.94, p.38) as last amended by Commission Decision 99/486/EC (O.J.No.L190, 23.7.99, p.32).

16.  Costa Rica–– Commission Decision 2002/854/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.1).

17.  Croatia–– Commission Decision 2002/25/EC (O.J.No.L11, 15.1.2002, p.25).

18.  Cuba— Commission Decision 98/572/EC (O.J.No.L277, 14.10.98, p.44).

19.  Egypt–– Commission Decision 2004/38/EC (O.J.No.L8, 14.1.2004, p.17).

20.  Ecuador–– Commission Decision 94/200/EC (O.J.No.L93, 12.4.94, p.34) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/31/EC (O.J.No.L9, 12.1.96, p.6).

21.  El Salvador— Commission decision 2005/74/EC (O.J.No.l28, 1.2.2005, p.59).

22.  Falkland Islands–– Commission Decision 98/423/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.76).

23.  French Polynesia–– Commission Decision 2003/760/EC (O.J.No.L273, 24.10.2003, p.23), as amended by Commission Decision 2005/154/EC (O.J.No.L51, 24.2.2005, p.19).

24.  Gabon–– Commission Decision 2002/26/EC (O.J.No.L11, 15.1.2002, p.31).

25.  Gambia–– Commission Decision 96/356/EC (O.J.No.L137, 8.6.96, p.31).

26.  Ghana–– Commission Decision 98/421/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.66).

27.  Greenland–– Commission Decision 2002/856/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.11).

28.  Grenada— Commission Decision 2005/500/EC (O.J.No.L183, 14.7.2005, p.104).

29.  Guatemala–– Commission Decision 98/568/EC (O.J.No.L277, 14.10.98, p.26) as amended by Commission Decision 99/487/EC (O.J.No.L190, 23.7.99, p.36).

30.  Guinea–– Commission Decision 2001/634/EC (O.J.No.L221, 17.8.2001, p.50) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/61/EC (O.J.No.L24, 26.1.2002, p.59).

31.  Guyana–– Commission Decision 2004/40/EC (O.J.No.L8, 14.1.2004, p.27).

32.  Honduras–– Commission Decision 2002/861/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.43).

33.  Hong Kong— Commission Decision 2005/73/EC (O.J.No.L28, 1.2.2005, p.54).

34.  India–– Commission Decision 97/876/EC (O.J.No.L356, 31.12.97, p.57).

35.  Indonesia–– Commission Decision 94/324/EC (O.J.No.L145, 10.6.94, p.23) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/254/EC (O.J.No.L91, 31.3.2001, p.85).

36.  Iran–– Commission Decision 2000/675/EC (O.J.No.L280, 4.11.2000, p.63).

37.  Ivory Coast–– Commission Decision 96/609/EC (O.J.No.L269, 22.10.96, p.37), as amended by Commission Decision 2005/514/EC (O.J.No.L187, 19.7.2005, p.25).

38.  Jamaica–– Commission Decision 2001/36/EC (O.J.No.L10, 13.1.2001, p.59).

39.  Japan–– Commission Decision 95/538/EC (O.J.No.L304, 16.12.95, p.52) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/471/EC (O.J.No.L163, 21.6.2002, p.21).

40.  Kazakhstan–– Commission Decision 2002/862/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.48) as last amended by Commission Decision 2003/905/EC (O.J.No.L340, 24.12.2003, p.74).

41.  Kenya–– Commission Decision 2004/39/EC (O.J.No.L8, 14.1.2004, p.22).

42.  Korea, Republic of –– Commission Decision 95/454/EC (O.J.No.L264, 7.11.95, p.37) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/818/EC (O.J.No.L307, 24.11.2001, p.20).

43.  Madagascar–– Commission Decision 97/757/EC (O.J.No.L307, 12.11.97, p.33), as amended by Commission Decision 2005/496/EC (O.J.No.L183, 14.7.2005, p.84).

44.  Malaysia–– Commission Decision 96/608/EC (O.J.No.L269, 22.10.96, p.32).

45.  Maldives–– Commission Decision 98/424/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.81) as amended by Commission Decision 2001/252/EC (O.J.No.L91, 31.3.2001, p.78).

46.  Mauritania–– Commission Decision 96/425/EC (O.J.No.L175, 13.7.96, p.27).

47.  Mauritius–– Commission Decision 99/276/EC (O.J.No.L108, 27.4.99, p.52) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/84/EC (O.J. No.L26, 2.2.2000, p.18).

48.  Mayotte–– Commission Decision 2003/608/EC (O.J.No.L210, 20.08.2003, p.25).

49.  Mexico–– Commission Decision 98/695/EC (O.J.No.L332, 8.12.98, p.9) as amended by Commission Decision 2005/70/EC (O.J.No.L28, 1.2.2005, p.41).

50.  Morocco–– Commission Decision 95/30/EC (O.J.No.L42, 24.2.95, p.32) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/367/EC (O.J.No.L114, 21.4.2004, p.36).

51.  Mozambique–– Commission Decision 2002/858/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.24).

52.  Namibia–– Commission Decision 2000/673/EC (O.J.No.L280, 4.11.2000, p.52).

53.  Netherlands Antilles–– Commission Decision 2003/762/EC (O.J.No.L273, 24.10.2003, p.33).

54.  New Caledonia–– Commission Decision 2002/855/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.6).

55.  New Zealand––Commission Decision 94/448/EC (O.J.No.L184, 20.7.94, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 99/402/EC (O.J.No.L151, 18.6.99, p.31).

56.  Nicaragua–– Commission Decision 2001/632/EC (O.J.No.L221, 17.8.2001, p.40).

57.  Nigeria–– Commission Decision 98/420/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.59).

58.  Oman–– Commission Decision 99/527/EC (O.J.No.L203, 3.8.99, p.63).

59.  Pakistan–– Commission Decision 2000/83/EC (O.J.No.L26, 2.2.2000, p.13).

60.  Papua New Guinea–– Commission Decision 2002/859/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.33).

61.  Panama–– Commission Decision 99/526/EC (O.J.No.L203, 3.8.99, p.58).

62.  Peru–– Commission Decision 95/173/EC (O.J.No.L116, 23.5.95, p.41) as amended by Commission Decision 95/311/EC (O.J.No.L186, 5.8.95, p.78).

63.  Philippines–– Commission Decision 95/190/EC (O.J.No.L123, 3.6.95, p.20) as amended by Commission Decision 96/256/EC (O.J.No.L86, 4.4.96, p.83).

64.  Romania–– Commission Decision 2004/361/EC (O.J.No.L113, 20.4.2004, p.54).

65.  Russia–– Commission Decision 97/102/EC (O.J.No.L35, 5.2.97, p.23) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/155/EC (O.J.No.L51, 24.2.2005, p.23).

66.  Saint Pierre et Miquelon–– Commission Decision 2003/609/EC (O.J.No.L210, 20.8.2003, p.30).

67.  Saudi Arabia— Commission Decision 2005/218/EC (O.J.No.L69, 16.3.2005, p.50).

68.  Senegal–– Commission Decision 96/355/EC (O.J.No.L137, 8.6.96, p.24).

69.  Serbia and Montenegro–– Commission Decision 2004/37/EC (O.J.No.L8, 14.1.2004, p.12).

70.  Seychelles–– Commission Decision 99/245/EC (O.J.No.L91, 7.4.99, p.40).

71.  Singapore–– Commission Decision 94/323/EC (O.J.No.L145, 10.6.94, p.19) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/660/EC (O.J.No.L276, 28.10.2000, p.85).

72.  South Africa–– Commission Decision 96/607/EC (O.J.No.L269, 22.10.96, p.23).

73.  Sri Lanka–– Commission Decision 2003/302/EC (O.J.No.L110, 3.5.2003, p.6).

74.  Suriname–– Commission Decision 2002/857/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.19).

75.  Switzerland–– Commission Decision 2002/860/EC (O.J.No.L301, 5.11.2002, p.38).

76.  Taiwan–– Commission Decision 94/766/EC (O.J.No.L305, 30.11.94, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 99/529/EC (O.J.No.L203, 3.8.99, p.73).

77.  Tanzania–– Commission Decision 98/422/EC (O.J.No.L190, 4.7.98, p.71).

78.  Thailand–– Commission Decision 94/325/EC (O.J.No.L145, 10.6.94, p.30) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/563/EC (O.J.No.L232, 23.8.97, p.12).

79.  Tunisia–– Commission Decision 98/570/EC (O.J.No.L277, 14.10.98, p.36) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/819/EC (O.J.No.L281, 19.10.2002, p.18).

80.  Turkey–– Commission Decision 2002/27/EC (O.J.No.L11, 15.1.2002, p.36).

81.  Uganda–– Commission Decision 2001/633/EC (O.J.No.L221, 17.8.2001, p.45).

82.  United Arab Emirates–– Commission Decision 2003/761/EC (O.J.No.L273, 24.10.2003, p.28).

83.  United States of America— Commission Decision 2006/199/EC (O.J.No.L71, 10.3.2006, p.17).

84.  Uruguay–– Commission Decision 96/606/EC (O.J.No.L269, 22.10.96, p.18) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/20/EC (O.J.No.L10, 12.1.2002, p.75).

85.  Venezuela–– Commission Decision 2000/672/EC (O.J.No.L280, 4.11.2000, p.46) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/833/EC (O.J.No.L285, 23.10.2002, p.22).

86.  Vietnam-––Commission Decision 99/813/EC (O.J.No.L315, 9.12.99, p.39) as last amended by Commission Decision 2004/267/EC (O.J.No.L83, 20.3.2004, p.26).

87.  Yemen–– Commission Decision 99/528/EC (O.J.No.L203, 3.8.99, p.68).

88.  Zimbabwe––Commission Decision 2004/360/EC (O.J.No.L113, 20.4.2004, p.48).

Special import conditions for bivalve molluscs

1.  Australia–– Commission Decision 97/427/EC (O.J.No.L183, 11.7.97, p.38) as amended by Commission Decision 99/531/EC (O.J.No.L203, 3.8.99, p.77).

2.  Chile–– Commission Decision 96/675/EC (O.J.No.L313, 3.12.96, p.38).

3.  Japan–– Commission Decision 2002/470/EC (O.J.No.L163, 21.6.2002, p.19).

4.  Jamaica–– Commission Decision 2001/37/EC (O.J.No.L10, 13.1.2001, p.64).

5.  Korea, Republic of–– Commission Decision 95/453/EC (O.J.No.L264, 7.11.95, p.35) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/676/EC (O.J.No.L236, 5.9.2001, p.18).

6.  Morocco–– Commission Decision 93/387/EC (O.J.No.L166, 8.7.93, p.40) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/31/EC (O.J.No.L9, 12.1.96, p.6).

7.  Peru–– Commission Decision 2004/30/EC (O.J.No.L6, 10.1.2004, p.53).

8.  Thailand–– Commission Decision 97/562/EC (O.J.No.L232, 23.8.97, p.9).

9.  Tunisia–– Commission Decision 98/569/EC (O.J.No.L277, 14.10.98, p.31) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/819/EC (O.J.No.L281, 19.10.2002, p.18).

10.  Turkey–– Commission Decision 94/777/EC (O.J.No.L312, 6.12.94, p.35) as last amended by Commission Decision 99/767/EC (O.J.No.L302, 25.11.99, p.26).

11.  Uruguay–– Commission Decision 2002/19/EC (O.J.No.L10, 12.1.2002, p.73).

12.  Vietnam––Commission Decision 2000/333/EC (O.J.No.L114, 13.5.2000, p.42) as amended by Commission Decision 2004/263/EC (O.J.No.L81, 19.3.2004, p.88).

Regulation 8(4)(b)

SCHEDULE 2EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS

1.  Council Decision 99/201/EEC on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and the Government of Canada on sanitary measures to protect public and animal health in respect of trade in live animals and animal products (O.J.No.L71, 18.3.99, p.1).

2.  Council Decision 97/132/EC on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and New Zealand and sanitary measures applicable to trade in live animals and animal products (O.J.No.L57, 26.2.97, p.4) as last amended by Council Decision 2004/751/EC (O.J.No.L332, 6.11.2004, p.16).

3.  Council Decision 2002/957/EC on the conclusion of an Agreement in the form of Exchange of Letters concerning the amendment to the Annexes to the Agreement between the European Community and New Zealand on sanitary measures applicable to trade in live animals and animal products (O.J.No.L333, 10.12.02, p.13).

4.  Commission Decision 2003/56/EC (see Part I of Schedule 1).

5.  Council and Commission Decision 2002/309/EC on the conclusion of an Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on Trade in Agricultural Products (O.J.No.L114, 30.40.2002, p.1, with the full text of the Agreement at p.132) as last amended by Commission Decision 2005/962/EC (O.J.No.L347, 30.12.2005, p.93).

Regulations 54(1), 55 and 56

SCHEDULE 3CALCULATION OF CHARGES FOR VETERINARY CHECKS

PART ICOSTS COVERED BY THE CHARGES

1.  For the purposes of this Schedule “the actual cost” of the veterinary checks carried out on a consignment at a border inspection post means the aggregate of—

(a)the proportion properly attributable to those veterinary checks of the cost of any items listed in paragraph 2 which relate partly to those veterinary checks; and

(b)the full cost of any items listed in paragraph 2 which relate wholly to those veterinary checks.

2.  The items referred to in paragraph 1 are the following—

(a)the salaries and fees, together with overtime payments and employers’ national insurance and superannuation contributions, of all staff directly involved in carrying out veterinary checks, and of all staff engaged in the management or administration of veterinary checks, at the border inspection post;

(b)recruiting and training the staff referred to in item (a);

(c)travel and related incidental expenses incurred in carrying out the veterinary checks, except where incurred by a person attending his normal place of work;

(d)office accommodation, equipment and services for staff involved in carrying out veterinary checks at the border inspection post, including depreciation of office furniture and equipment and the cost of information technology, stationery and forms;

(e)protective clothing and equipment used in carrying out the veterinary checks;

(f)laundering the protective clothing referred to in item (e);

(g)sampling, and testing and analysing samples (except sampling and testing for the presence of salmonella) in processed animal protein not intended for human consumption;

(h)routine invoicing and collection of charges for veterinary checks at the border inspection posts; and

(i)providing payroll and personnel services in connection with the employment of staff carrying out veterinary checks at the border inspection post.

PART IICONSIGNMENTS FROM NEW ZEALAND

The charge for veterinary checks carried out on a consignment brought into the customs territory of the Community from New Zealand shall be 1.5 euro for each tonne of the consignment, subject to a minimum of 30 euro and a maximum of 350 euro, save that where the actual cost of the veterinary checks carried out on a consignment exceeds 350 euro, the amount of the charge shall be the actual cost.

PART IIIMEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS

The charge for veterinary checks carried out on a consignment (other than a consignment to which Part II of this Schedule applies) covered by—

(a)Chapter III of Council Directive 71/118/EEC on health problems affecting trade in fresh poultry meat (O.J. No. L55, 8.3.71, p.23) as amended and updated by Council Directive 92/116/EEC (O.J. No. L62, 15.3.93, p.1) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule I);

(b)Council Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine animals and swine and fresh meat or meat products from third countries (O.J. No. L302, 31.12.72, p 28) as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1452/2001 (O.J. No L198, 21.7.2001, p 11);

(c)Chapter III of Council Directive 92/45/EEC on public health and animal health problems relating to the killing of wild game and the placing on the market of the wild game meat (O.J. No. L268, 14.9.92, p 35) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule I); or

(d)Chapter 11 of Annex I to Council Directive 92/118/EEC laying down animal health 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 (1) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 445/2004 (O.J. No. L72, 11.3.2004, p.60)—

(i)30 euro;

(ii)5 euro per tonne of the consignment; or

(iii)the actual cost of the veterinary checks carried out on the consignment,

(iv)whichever is the greatest.

PART IVFISHERY PRODUCTS

The charge for veterinary checks carried out on a consignment of fishery products falling under Chapter II of Council Directive 91/493/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and the placing on the market of fishery products (O.J. No. L268, 24.9.91, p.15) as last amended by the Act of Accession (see paragraph 2 of Part I of Schedule I), other than a consignment to which Part II of this Schedule applies shall be—

(a)30 euro;

(b)5 euro per tonne of the consignment for the first 100 tonnes plus—

(i)1.5 euro per additional tonne if the consignment has undergone no preparation other than gutting; or

(ii)2.5 euro per additional tonne in other cases; or

(c)the actual cost of the veterinary checks carried out on the consignment,

whichever is the greatest.

PART VALL OTHER PRODUCTS

The charge for veterinary checks carried out on a consignment, other than a consignment to which Part II, III or IV of this Schedule applies, shall be the actual cost of the veterinary checks carried out on the consignment.

Regulation 63(1)

SCHEDULE 4PROVISIONS WHERE DUE DILIGENCE DEFENCE IS AVAILABLE

Regulations—

  • 4(4) (Exemptions for authorised products)

  • 15 (Prohibition of non-conforming products)

  • 16 (Presentation of products except at border inspection posts)

  • 17 (Advance notice of introduction or presentation)

  • 18(1) and (2) (Presentation of products at border inspection posts)

  • 20(1) (Common veterinary entry document to accompany consignment)

  • 29(2) (Disposal of unused catering supplies)

  • 37(3) and 37(4)(4) (Products transported under supervision)

  • 38(2), (5) and (7) (Transhipment of products intended for import)

  • 40 (Prior authorisation of transit)

  • 42(2)(a) and (c) (Movement of transit products)

  • 45(1) (Additional information to be given in advance)

  • 53(2) (Movement of returned products)

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