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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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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. L 46, 19.2.91, p.19) as read with:

  • Council Directive 90/425/EEC (O.J. No. L 224, 18.8.90, p.29);

  • Council Directive 92/102/EEC (O.J. No. L 355, 5.12.92, p. 32);

  • Commission Decision 93/52/EEC (O.J. No. L 13, 21.1.93, p.14);

  • Commission Decision 94/164/EEC (O.J. No. L 74, 17.3.94, p.42);

  • Commission Decision 94/877/EC (O.J. No. L 352, 31.12.94, p.102);

  • Commission Decision 94/953/EEC (O.J. No. L 371, 31.12.94, p.14);

  • Commission Decision 94/965/EEC (O.J. No. L 371, 31.12.94, p.31);

  • Commission Decision 94/972/EEC (O.J. No. L 371, 31.12.94, p.48); and

  • Commission Decision 97/315/EC (O.J. No. L 137, 28.5.97, p.20),

  • as read with 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 Scotland.

(b)The official health certification accompanying all sheep and goats for fattening and breeding imported into Scotland 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.

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