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Regulations 2(1) and 17(3)(a)

SCHEDULE 1

SHEET 1NOTICE OF INTRODUCTION OR PRESENTATION

SHEET 2CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY CLEARANCE

Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 2IMPORT CONDITIONS FOR PRODUCTS

PART IProvisions common to several categories of product

A.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. L 224, 18.8.90, p.1) as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 77/2002 (O.J. No. L 16, 18.1.2002, p.9).

2.  Council Directive 96/23/EC on measures to monitor certain substances and residues thereof in live animals and animal products and repealing Directives 1985/358/EEC and 1986/469/EEC and Decisions 1989/187/EEC and 1991/664/EEC (O.J. No. L 125, 23.5.96, p.10).

3.  Commission Decision 2000/159/EC on the provisional approval of residue plans of third countries according to Council Directive 96/23/EC (O.J. No. L 51, 24.2.2000, p.30) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/487/EC (O.J. No. L 176, 29.6.2001, p.68).

4.  Commission Regulation (EC) No. 466/2001 setting maximum levels for certain contaminants in foodstuffs (O.J. No. L 77, 16.3.2001, p.1) as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 563/2002 (O.J. No. L 86, 3.4.2002, p.5).

B.Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

1.  Council Decision 2000/766/EC concerning certain protection measures with regard to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies and the feeding of animal protein (O.J. No. L 306, 7.12.2000, p.32).

2.  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. L 147, 31.5.2001, p.1) as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No. 270/2002 (O.J. No. L 45, 15.2.2002, p.41).

C.Protective measures – all products

China

Commission Decision 2002/69/EC (O.J. No. L 30, 31.1.2002, p.50).

PART IIFresh Meat of Bovine, Ovine and Caprine Animals and Swine

A.General Provisions

1.  Council Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat (O.J. No. 121, 29.7.1964, p.2012/64) as amended and updated by Council Directive 91/497/EC (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.1991, p.69) and last amended by Council Directive 95/23/EC (O.J. No. L 243, 11.10.1995, p.7).

2.  Council Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine, ovine and caprine animals and swine, fresh meat and meat products from third countries (O.J. No. L 302, 31.12.1972, p.28) as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1452/2001 (O.J. No. L 198, 21.7.2001, p.11).

3.  Council Directive 77/96/EEC on the examination for trichinae (trichinella spiralis) upon importation from third countries of fresh meat from domestic swine (O.J. No. L 26, 31.1.1977, p.67), as last amended by Council Directive 94/59/EC (O.J. No. L 315, 8.12.1994, p.18).

B.Third countries from which fresh meat may be imported

Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third countries from which the member States authorize imports of bovine animals, swine, equidae, sheep and goats fresh meat and meat products (O.J. No. L 146, 14.6.79, p.15) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/731/EC (O.J. No. L 274, 17.10.2001, p.22).

C.Third country establishments from which fresh meat may be imported

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC on conditions for drawing up, for an interim period, provisional lists of third country establishments from which member States are authorized to import certain products of animal origin, fishery products or live bivalve molluscs (O.J. No. L 243, 11.10.95, p.17) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/4/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p.21).

Argentina

2.  Commission Decision 81/91/EEC (O.J. No. L 58, 5.3.81, p.39), as amended by Commission Decision 86/392/EEC (O.J. No. L 228, 14.8.86, p.44).

Australia

3.  Commission Decision 83/384/EEC (O.J. No. L 222, 13.1.83 p.36), as amended by Commission Decision 86/389/EEC (O.J. No. L 228, 14.8.86, p.34).

Botswana

4.  Commission Decision 83/243/EEC (O.J. No. L 129, 19.5.83, p.70.).

Brazil

5.  Commission Decision 81/713/EEC of 28th July 1981 (O.J. No. L 257, 10.9.81, p.28), as last amended by Commission Decision 89/282/EEC (O.J. No. L 110, 21.4.89, p.54).

Bulgaria

6.  Commission Decision 87/735/EEC (O.J. No. L 311, 8.11.82, p.16).

Canada

7.  Commission Decision 87/258/EEC (O.J. No. L 121, 9.5.87, p.50).

Chile

8.  Commission Decision 87/124/EEC (O.J. No. L 51, 20.2.87, p.41).

Croatia

9.  Commission Decision 93/26/EEC (O.J. No. L 16, 25.1.93, p.24).

Czech Republic

10.  Commission Decision 93/546/EEC (O.J. No. L 266, 27.10.93, p.31).

Greenland

11.  Commission Decision 85/539/EEC (O.J. No. L 334, 12.12.85, p.25).

Hungary

12.  Commission Decision 82/733/EEC (O.J. No. L 311, 8.11.82, p.10) as amended by Commission Decision 86/245/EEC (O.J. No. L 163, 19.6.86, p.49).

Iceland

13.  Commission Decision 84/24/EEC (O.J. No. L 20, 25.1.84, p.21).

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

14.  Commission Decision 95/45/EC (O.J. No. L 51, 8.3.95, p.13).

Lithuania

15.  Commission Decision 2001/827/EC (O.J. No. L 308, 27.11.2001, p.39).

Madagascar

16.  Commission Decision 90/165/EEC (O.J. No. L 91, 6.4.90, p.34).

Malta

17.  Commission Decision 87/548/EEC (O.J. No. L 327, 18.11.87, p.28).

Mexico

18.  Commission Decision 87/424/EEC (O.J. No. L 228, 15.8.87, p.43).

Morocco

19.  Commission Decision 86/65/EEC (O.J. No. L 72, 15.3.86, p.40).

Namibia

20.  Commission Decision 90/432/EEC (O.J. No. L 223, 18.8.90, p.19).

New Zealand

21.  Commission Decision 83/402/EEC (O.J. No. L 223, 24.8.83, p.24), as amended by Commission Decision 86/432/EEC (O.J. No. L 253, 5.9.86, p.28).

Paraguay

22.  Commission Decision 83/423/EEC (O.J. No. L 238, 27.8.83, p.39).

Poland

23.  Commission Decision 84/28/EEC (O.J. No. L 21, 26.1.84, p.42), as amended by Commission Decision 86/252/EEC (O.J. No. L 165, 21.6.86, p.43).

Romania

24.  Commission Decision 83/218/EEC (O.J. No. L 121, 7.5.83, p.23) as amended by Commission Decision 86/289/EEC (O.J. No. L 182, 5.7.86, p.25).

Slovak Republic

25.  Commission Decision 93/547/EEC (O.J. No. L 266, 27.10.93, p.33).

Slovenia

26.  Commission Decision 93/27/EEC (O.J. No. L 16, 25.1.93, p.26).

South Africa

27.  Commission Decision 82/913/EEC (O.J. No. L 381, 31.12.82, p.28), as amended by Commission Decision 90/433/EEC (O.J. No. L 223, 18.8.90, p.21).

Swaziland

28.  Commission Decision 82/814/EEC (O.J. No. L 343, 4.12.82, p.24).

Switzerland

29.  Commission Decision 82/734/EEC (O.J. No. L 311, 8.11.82, p.13), as last amended by Commission Decision 92/2/EEC (O.J. No. L 1, 4.1.92, p.22).

United States of America

30.  Commission Decision 87/257/EEC (O.J. No. L 121, 9.5.87, p.46), as amended by Commission Decision 2000/138/EC (O.J. No. L 46, 18.2.00, p.36).

Uruguay

31.  Commission Decision 81/92/EEC (O.J. No. L 58, 5.3.81, p.43), as amended by Commission Decision 86/485/EEC (O.J. No. L 282, 3.10.86, p.31).

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

32.  Commission Decision 98/8/EEC (O.J. No. L 2, 6.1.98, p.12).

Zimbabwe

33.  Commission Decision 85/473/EEC (O.J. No. L 278, 18.10.85, p.35).

D.Health certification requirements

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Paraguay and Uruguay

1.  Commission Decision 93/402/EEC (O.J. No. L 179, 22.7.93, p.11), as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/198/EC (O.J. No. L 66, 8.3.2002, p.21).

Australia

2.  Commission Decision 80/801/EEC (O.J. No. L 234, 5.9.80, p.41), as amended by Commission Decision 81/662/EEC (O.J. No. L 237, 22.8.81, p.33).

Belize

3.  Commission Decision 84/292/EEC (O.J. No. L 144, 30.5.84, p.10).

Botswana, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

4.  Commission Decision 1999/283/EC (O.J. No. L 110, 28.4.99, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/219/EC (O.J. No. L 72, 14.3.02, p.27).

Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

5.  Commission Decision 98/371/EC (O.J. No. L 170, 16.6.98, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/7/EC (O.J. No. L 3, 5.1.2002, p.50).

Canada

6.  Commission Decision 80/804/EEC (O.J. No. L 236, 9.9.80, p.25) as amended by Commission Decision 98/91/EC (O.J. No. L 18, 23.1.98, p.27).

Costa Rica

7.  Commission Decision 81/887/EEC (O.J. No. L 324, 12.11.81, p.25).

Cuba

8.  Commission Decision 86/72/EEC (O.J. No. L 76, 21.3.86, p.47).

Cyprus

9.  Commission Decision 86/463/EEC (O.J. No. L 271, 23.9.86, p.23).

The Falkland Islands

10.  Commission Decision 98/625/EC (O.J. No. L 299, 10.11.98, p.30).

Greenland

11.  Commission Decision 86/117/EEC (O.J. No. L 99, 15.4.86, p.26).

Guatemala

12.  Commission Decision 82/414/EEC (O.J. No. L 182, 26.6.82, p.27).

Honduras

13.  Commission Decision 89/221/EEC (O.J. No. L 92, 5.4.89, p.16).

Iceland

14.  Commission Decision 83/84/EEC (O.J. No. L 56, 3.3.83, p.26).

Malta

15.  Commission Decision 84/294/EEC (O.J. No L 144, 30.5.84, p.17).

Mexico

16.  Commission Decision 83/380/EEC (O.J. No. L 222, 13.8. 83, p.27).

New Caledonia

17.  Commission Decision 2001/745/EC (O.J. No. L 278, 23.10.01, p.37).

New Zealand

18.  Commission Decision 80/805/EEC (O.J. No. L 236, 9.9.80, p.28), as amended by Commission Decision 81/662/EEC (O.J. No. L 237, 22.8.81, p.33).

Panama

19.  Commission Decision 86/63/EEC (O.J. No. L 72, 15.3.86, p.36).

Switzerland

20.  Commission Decision 81/526/EEC (O.J. No. L 196, 18.7.81, p.19) as last amended by Commission Decision 94/667/EC (O.J. No. L 260, 8.10.94, p.32).

Turkey

21.  Commission Decision 90/445/EEC (O.J. No. L 228, 22.8.90, p.28).

United States of America

22.  Commission Decision 82/426/EEC (O.J. No. L 186, 30.6.82, p.54) as amended by Commission Decision 85/164/EEC (O.J. No. L 63, 2.3.85, p.26).

E.Third countries/Regions from which fresh imports of meat are prohibited

Albania

1.  Commission Decision 89/197/EEC (O.J. No. L 73, 17.3.89, p.53).

Nicaragua

2.  Commission Decision 92/280/EC (O.J. No. L 144, 26.5.92, p.21).

PART IIIMeat Products

A.General Provisions

1.  Council Directive 72/462/EEC (See Part II, Section A, no 2 above).

2.  Council Directive 77/99/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in meat products (O.J. No. L 26, 31.1.77, p.85) as amended and updated by Council Directive 1992/5/EEC (O.J. No. L 57, 2.3.92, p.1) and last amended by Council Directive 97/76/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 16.1. 98, p.25).

3.  Council Directive 80/215/EEC on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in meat products (O.J. No L 47, 21.2.80, p.4) as last amended by Council Directive 91/687/EEC (O.J. No. L 377, 31.12. 91, p.16).

B.Third countries from which meat products may be imported

1.  Council Decision 79/542/EEC (see Part II, section B above).

2.  Commission Decision 97/222/EEC laying down the list of third countries from which the member States authorise the importation of meat products (O.J. No. L 89, 4.4.97, p.39) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/184/EC (O.J. No. L 61, 2.3.2002, p.61).

C.Third country establishments from which meat products may be imported

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see Part I, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Argentina

Commission Decision 86/414 (O.J. No L 237, 23.8.86, p.36) as amended by Commission Decision 97/397/EC (O.J. No. L165, 24.6.97, p.13).

Botswana

3.  Commission Decision 94/465/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 26.7.94, p.25).

Brazil

4.  Commission Decision 87/119/EC (O.J. No. L 49, 18.2.87, p.37) as amended by Commission Decision 95/236/EC (O.J. No. L 156, 7.7.95, p.85).

Czech Republic

5.  Commission Decision 97/299/EC (O.J. No. L 124, 16.5.97, p.50).

Namibia

6.  Commission Decision 95/427/EC (O.J. No. L 254, 24.10.95, p.28).

Uruguay

7.  Commission Decision 86/473/EEC (O.J. No. L 279, 30.9.86, p.53) as amended by Commission Decision 96/466/EC (O.J. No. L 192, 2.8.96, p.25).

Zimbabwe

8.  Commission Decision 94/40/EC (O.J. No. L 22, 27.1.94, p.50).

Miscellaneous third countries

9.  Commission Decision 97/365/EC (O.J. No. L 154, 12.6.97, p.41) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/826/EC (O.J. No. L 308, 27.11.2001, p.37).

Miscellaneous third countries

10.  Commission Decision 97/569/EC (O.J. No L 234, 26.8.97, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/74/EC (O.J. No. L 33, 2.2.2002, p.29).

D.Health Certification Requirements

1.  Commission Decision 97/221/EC (O.J. No. L 89, 4.4.97, p.32) (meat products in general).

2.  Commission Decision 97/41/EC (O.J. No. L 17, 21.1.97, p.34) (poultry meat, farmed game meat, wild game meat and rabbit meat).

PART IVMilk, heat-treated milk and milk-based products

A.General

1.  Council Directive 92/46/EEC laying down the health rules for the production and placing on the market of raw milk, heat treated milk and milk-based products (O.J. No. L 268, 14.9.92, p.1), as last amended by Council Directive 94/71/EC (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.33).

2.  Commission Decision 95/343/EC providing for the specimens of the health certificate for the importation from third countries of heat-treated milk, milk-based products and raw milk for human consumption intended to be accepted at a collection centre, standardisation centre, treatment establishment or processing establishment (O.J. No. 200, 24.8.95, p.52) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/115/EC (O.J. No. L 42, 13.2.97, p.16).

3.  Commission Decision 95/342/EC on treatment of milk and milk-based products from third countries or parts of third countries where there is a risk of foot-and-mouth disease (O.J. No. L 200, 24.8.95, p.50).

B.Third countries from which milk, etc may be imported

Commission Decision 95/340/EC (O.J. No. L 200, 24.8.95, p.38) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/743/EC (O.J. No. L 278, 23.10.2001, p.32).

C.Third country establishments from which milk, etc may be imported

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see part II, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Commission Decision 97/252/EC (O.J. No. L 101, 18.4.97, p.46) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/177/EC (O.J. No. L 68, 9.3.2001, p.1).

PART VFresh poultry-meat

A.General

1.  Council Directive 71/118/EEC on health problems affecting trade in fresh poultrymeat (O.J. No. L 55, 8.3.71, p.23), as amended and updated by Council Directive 92/116/EEC (O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.1) and last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

2.  Council Directive 91/494/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in and imports from third countries of fresh poultrymeat (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.35), as last amended by Council Directive 1999/89/EC (O.J. No. L 300, 23.11.99, p.17).

B.Third Countries from which fresh poultrymeat may be imported

Commission Decision 94/85/EC (O.J. No. L 44, 17.2.94, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/733/EC (O.J. No. L 275, 18.10.2001, p.17).

C.Third Country establishments from which fresh poultry meat may be imported.

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see part II, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Commission Decision 97/4/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 4.1.97, p.6) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/400/EC (O.J. No. L 140, 24.5.01, p.70).

D.Health Certification Requirements

Commission Decision 94/984/EC (O.J. No. L 378, 31.12.94, p.11) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/659/EC (O.J. No. L 232, 30.8.2001, p.19).

PART VIWild Game Meat

A.General

1.  Council Directive 92/45 on public health and animal health problems relating to the killing of wild game and the placing on the market of wild game meat (O.J. No. L 268, 14.9.92, p.35) as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

2.  Commission Decision 2000/585/EC laying down animal and public health conditions and veterinary certifications for import of wild and farmed game meat and rabbit meat from third countries and repealing Commission Decisions 97/217/EC, 97/218/EC, 97/219/EC and 92/220/EC (O.J. No. L 251, 6.10.2000, p.1) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/219/EC (O.J. No. 72, 14.3.2002, p.12).

B.Third Country establishments from which game meat may be imported

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see part II, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Commission Decision 97/498/EC (O.J. No. 199, 26.7.97, p.62) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/76/EC (O.J. No. L 30, 4.2.2000, p.33).

PART VIIMinced Meat And Meat Preparations

A.General

Council Directive 94/65/EC laying down the requirements for the production and placing on the market of minced meat and meat preparations (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.10).

B.Health Certification requirements

Commission Decision 2000/572/EC (O.J. No. L 240, 23.9.2000, p.19).

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

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see part II, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Commission Decision 1999/710/EC (O.J. No. L 281, 4.11.1999, p.82) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/336/EC (O.J. No. L 120, 28.4.2001, p.39).

PART VIIIMiscellaneous Products

A.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. L 62, 15.3.93, p.49) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/7/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p. 27).

2.  Council Directive 91/495/EEC concerning public health and animal health problems affecting the production and placing on the market of rabbit meat and farmed game meat (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.41), as last amended by Council Directive 94/65/EC (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.10).

3.  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. L 258, 12.10.2000, p.49) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/782/EC (O.J. No. L 309, 9.12.2000, p.37).

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

Commission Decision 94/278/EC (O.J. No. L 120, 11.5.94, p.44) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/700/EC (O.J. No. L 256, 25.9.2001, p.14).

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

1.  Commission Decision 95/408/EC (see part II, section C, No. 1 above).

2.  Commission Decision 1999/120/EC (O.J. No. L 36, 10.2.1999, p.21), as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/80/EC (O.J. No. L 30, 4.2.2000, p.41) (animal casings).

3.  Commission Decision 97/467/EC (O.J. No. L 199, 26.7.97 p.57) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/396/EC (O.J. No. L 139, 23.5.2001, p.16). (rabbit meat, farmed game meat and ratite meat).

D.Health Certification Requirements

1.  Commission Decision 95/341/EC (O.J. No. L 200, 24.8.95, p.42) as amended by Commission Decision 96/106/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 31.1.96, p.34) (milk and milk based products not intended for human consumption).

2.  Commission Decision 94/187/EC (O.J. No. L 89, 6.4.94, p.18) as amended by Commission Decision 96/106/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 31.1.96, p34) (animal casings).

3.  Commission Decision 97/168/EC (O.J. No. L 67, 7.3.97, p.19) (hides and skins of ungulates).

4.  Commission Decision 94/309/EC (O.J. No. L 137, 1.6.94, p.62), as last amended by Commission Decision 97/199/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 26.3.97, p.44) (pet foods and untanned edible products for pets).

5.  Commission Decision 97/199/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 26.3.97, p.4) (pet-food in hermetically sealed containers).

6.  Commission Decision 94/446/EC (O.J. No. L 183, 19.7.94, p.46) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/197/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 26.3.97, p.34) (bones, horns, hooves, etc).

7.  Commission Decision 94/344/EC (O.J. No. L 154, 21.6.94, p.45) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/198/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 26.3.97, p.36) (processed animal protein).

8.  Commission Decision 97/198/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 26.3.97, p.36) (processed animal protein – alternative heat treatment systems).

9.  Commission Decision 94/143/EC (O.J. No. L 62, 5.3.94, p.41) as last amended by Commission Decision 94/775/EC (O.J. No. L 310, 3.12.94, p.77) (serum from equidae).

10.  Commission Decision 2000/585/EC (see Part VI, Section A, No. 2 above) (rabbit meat and farmed game meat).

11.  Commission Decision 2000/609/EC (O.J. No. L 258, 12.10.2000, p.49) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/782/EC (O.J. No. L 309, 9.12.2000, p.37) (farmed ratite meat).

12.  Commission Decision 94/860/EC (O.J. No. L 352, 31.12.94, p.69) (apiculture products).

13.  Commission Decision 96/500/EC (O.J. No. L 203, 13.8.96, p.13) (game trophies).

14.  Commission Decision 94/435/EC (O.J. No. L 180, 14.7.94, p.40) as last amended by Commission Decision 94/775/EC (O.J. No. L 310, 3.12.94, p.77) (pig bristles).

15.  Commission Decision 97/38/EC (O.J. No. L 14, 17.1.97, p.61) (egg products).

16.  Commission Decision 2000/20/EC (O.J. No. L 6, 11.1.2000, p.60) (gelatine).

PART IXFishery Products

A.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. L 46 ,19.2.91, p.1), as last amended by Council Directive 98/45/EC (O.J. No. L 189, 3.7.98, p.12).

2.  Council Directive 91/492/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and placing on the market of live bivalve molluscs (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.1) as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

3.  Council Directive 91/493/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and placing on the market of fishery products (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.15) as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

4.  Council Directive 92/48/EEC laying down minimum hygiene rules applicable to fishery products caught on board certain vessels in accordance with Article 3(1)(a)(i) of Directive 91/493/EEC (O.J. No. 187, 7.7.92, p.41).

5.  Commission Decision 93/25/EEC approving certain treatments to inhibit the development of pathogenic micro-organisms in bivalve molluscs and marine gastropods (O.J. No. L 16, 25.01.93, p.22) as amended by Commission Decision 1997/275/EC (O.J. No. L108, 25.4.1997, p.52).

6.  Commission Decision 93/51/EEC on the microbiological criteria applicable to the production of cooked crustaceans and molluscan shellfish (O.J. No. L 13, 21.1.93, p.11).

7.  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).

8.  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. L 156, 23.6.94, p.50).

9.  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. L 97, 29.4.95, p.84).

10.  Commission Decision 95/352/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for the importation from third countries of crassostrea gigas for relaying in Community waters (O.J. No. L 204, 30.8.95, p.13).

11.  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. L 77, 16.3.2001, p.14).

B.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. L 191, 12.8.95, p.32) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/67/EC (O.J. No. L 22, 24.1.2001, p.41).

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. L 127, 25.5.96, p.33) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/65/EC (O.J. No. L 22, 24.1.2001), p.38).

3.  Commission Decision 1998/418/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.53) (Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique).

4.  Commission Decision 2000/127/EC (O.J. No. L 36, 11.2.2000, p.43) (Tanzania).

5.  Commission Decision 2001/493/EC (O.J. No. L 199, 5.8.2000, p.84) (Uganda).

6.  Commission Decision 2000/759/EC (O.J. No. L 304, 5.12.2000, p.18). (Kenya).

C.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. L 6, 10.1.97, p.46) as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/21/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 12.1.2002, p.79).

D.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. L 122, 14.5.97, p.21). as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/28/EC (O.J. No. L 11, 15.1.2002, p.44).

E.Third country establishments from which fishery products may be imported

Commission Decision 95/408/EC on the conditions for drawing up for an interim period, provisional lists of third country establishments from which Member States are authorised to import certain products of animal origin, fishery products or live bivalve molluscs (O.J. No. L 243, 11.10.95, p.17) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/4/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p.21).

F.Special import conditions for fishery products

Albania

1.  Commission Decision 95/90/EC (O.J. No. L 70, 30.3.95, p.27) as last amended by Commission Decision 95/235/EC (O.J. No. L 156, 7.7.95, p.82).

Argentina

2.  Commission Decision 93/437/EC (O.J. No. L 202, 12.8.93, p.42) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/276/EC (O.J. No. L 108, 25.4.97, p.53).

Australia

3.  Commission Decision 97/426/EC (O.J. No. L 183, 11.7.97, p.21) as amended by Commission Decision 1999/403/EC (O.J. No. L 151, 18.6.1999, p.35).

Bangladesh

4.  Commission Decision 98/147/EC (O.J. No. L 46, 17.2.98, p.13).

Brazil

5.  Commission Decision 94/198/EC (O.J. No. L 93, 12.4.94, p.26) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/193/EC (O.J. No. L 61, 12.3.96, p.43).

Canada

6.  Commission Decision 93/495/EC (O.J. No. L 232, 15.9.93, p.43) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/659/EC (O.J. No. L 276, 28.10.2000, p.81).

Chile

7.  Commission Decision 93/436/EC (O.J. No. L 202, 12.8.93, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/61/EC (O.J. No. L 22, 27.1.2000, p.62).

China

8.  Commission Decision 2000/86/EC (O.J. No. L 26, 2.2.2000, p.26) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/300/EC (O.J. No. L 97, 19.4.2000, p.15).

Colombia

9.  Commission Decision 94/269/EC (O.J. No. L 115, 6.5.94, p.38) as last amended by Commission Decision 1999/486/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 23.7.1999, p.32).

Croatia

10.  Commission Decision 2002/25/EC (O.J. No. L 11, 15.1.2002, p.25).

Cuba

11.  Commission Decision 98/572/EC (O.J. No. L 277, 14.10.98, p.44).

Czech Republic

12.  Commission Decision 97/299/EC (O.J. No. 124, 16.5.97, p.50).

Commission Decision 2001/39/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 13.1.2001, p.68).

Equador

13.  Commission Decision 94/200/EC (O.J. No. L 93, 12.4.94, p.34) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/31/EC (O.J. No. L 9, 12.1.96, p.6).

Estonia

14.  Commission Decision 98/675/EC (O.J. No. L 317, 26.11.98, p.42).

Falkland Islands

15.  Commission Decision 98/423/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.76).

Gabon

16.  Commission Decision 2002/26/EC (O.J. No. L 11, 15.1.2002, p.31).

Gambia

17.  Commission Decision 96/356/EC (O.J. No. L 137, 8.6.96, p.31).

Ghana

18.  Commission Decision 98/421/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.66).

Guatemala

19.  Commission Decision 98/568/EC (O.J. No. L 277, 14.10.98, p.26) as amended by Commission Decision 1999/487/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 23.7.1999, p.36).

Guinea

20.  Commission Decision 2001/634/EC (O.J. No. L 221, 17.8.2001, p.50).

India

21.  Commission Decision 97/876/EC (O.J. No. L 356, 31.12.97, p.57).

Indonesia

22.  Commission Decision 94/324/EC (O.J. No. L 145, 10.6.94, p.23) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/254/EC (O.J. No. L 91, 31.3.2001, p.85).

Iran

23.  Commission Decision 2000/675/EC (O.J. No. L 280, 4.11.2000, p.63).

Ivory Coast

24.  Commission Decision 96/609/EC (O.J. No. L 269, 22.10.96, p.37).

Jamaica

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

Japan

26.  Commission Decision 95/538/EC (O.J. No. L 304, 16.12.95, p.52) as amended by Commission Decision 2001/253/EC (O.J. No. L 91, 31.3.2001 p.81).

Korea

27.  Commission Decision 95/454/EC (O.J. No. L 264, 7.11.95, p.37) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/818/EC (O.J. No. L 307, 24.11.2001, p.20).

Latvia

28.  Commission Decision 2000/85/EC (O.J. No. L 26, 2.2.2000), p.21).

Lithuania

29.  Commission Decision 2000/87/EC (O.J. No L 26, 2.2.2000, p.42).

Madagascar

30.  Commission Decision 97/757/EC (O.J. No. L 307, 12.11.97, p33).

Malaysia

31.  Commission Decision 96/608/EC (O.J. No. L 269, 22.10.96, p.32).

Maldives

32.  Commission Decision 98/424/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.81) as amended by Commission Decision 2001/252/EC (O.J. No. L 91, 31.3.2001, p.78).

Mauritania

33.  Commission Decision 96/425/EC (O.J. No. L 175, 13.7.96, p.27).

Mauritius

34.  Commission Decision 99/276/EC (O.J. No. L 108, 27.4.1999, p.52) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/84/EC (O.J. No. L 26, 2.2.2000, p.18).

Mexico

35.  Commission Decision 98/695/EC (O.J. No. L 332, 8.12.98, p.9) as amended by Commission Decision 2001/819/EC (O.J. No. L 307, 24.11.2001, p.22).

Morocco

36.  Commission Decision 95/30/EC (O.J. No. L 42, 24.2.95, p.32) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/581/EC (O.J. No. L 237, 28.8.97, p.26).

Namibia

37.  Commission Decision 2000/673/EC (O.J. No. L 280, 4.11.2000, p52).

New Zealand

38.  Commission Decision 94/448/EC (O.J. No. L 184, 20.7.94, p.16) as last amended by Commission Decision 1999/402/EC (O.J. No. L 151, 18.6.1999, p.31).

Nicaragua

39.  Commission Decision 2001/632/EC (O.J. No. L 221, 17.8.2001, p.40).

Nigeria

40.  Commission Decision 98/420/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.59).

Oman

41.  Commission Decision 99/527/EC (O.J. No. L 203, 3.8.1999, p.63).

Pakistan

42.  Commission Decision 2000/83/EC (O.J. No. L 26, 2.2.2000, p.13).

Panama

43.  Commission Decision 99/526/EC (O.J. No L 203, 3.8.1999, p.58).

Peru

44.  Commission Decision 95/173/EC (O.J. No. L 116, 23.5.95, p.41) as amended by Commission Decision 95/311/EC (O.J. No. L 186, 5.8.95, p.78).

Philippines

45.  Commission Decision 95/190/EC (O.J. No. L 123, 3.6.95, p.20) as amended by Commission Decision 96/256/EC (O.J. No. L 86, 4.4.96, p.83).

Poland

46.  Commission Decision 2000/676/EC (O.J. No. L 280, 4.11.2000, p.69).

Russia

47.  Commission Decision 97/102/EC (O.J. No. L 35, 5.2.97, p.23).

Senegal

48.  Commission Decision 96/355/EC (O.J. No. L 137, 8.6.96, p.24).

Seychelles

49.  Commission Decision 99/245/EC (O.J. No. L 91, 7.4.1999, p.40).

Singapore

50.  Commission Decision 94/323/EC (O.J. No. L 145, 10.6.94, p.19) as last amended by Commission Decision 2000/660/EC (O.J. No. L 276, 28.10.2000, p.85).

Slovenia

51.  Commission Decision 2002/24/EC (O.J. No. L 11, 15.1.2002, p.20).

South Africa

52.  Commission Decision 96/607/EC (O.J. No. L 269, 22.10.96, p.23).

Taiwan

53.  Commission Decision 94/766/EC (O.J. No. L 305, 30.11.94, p.31) as last amended by Commission Decision 1999/529/EC (O.J. No. L 203, 3.8.1999, p.73).

Tanzania

54.  Commission Decision 98/422/EC (O.J. No. L 190, 4.7.98, p.71).

Thailand

55.  Commission Decision 94/325/EC (O.J. No. L 145, 10.6.94, p.30) as last amended by Commission Decision 97/563/EC (O.J. No. L 232, 23.8.97, p.12).

Tunisia

56.  Commission Decision 98/570/EC (O.J. No. L 277, 14.10.98, p.36) as amended by Commission Decision 99/135/EC (O.J. No. L 44, 18.2.1999, p.58).

Turkey

57.  Commission Decision 2002/27/EC (O.J. No. L 11, 15.1.2002, p.36).

Uganda

58.  Commission Decision 2000/633/EC (O.J. No. L 221, 17.8.2001, p.45).

Uruguay

59.  Commission Decision 96/606/EC (O.J. No. L 269, 22.10.96, p.18) as amended by Commission Decision 2002/20/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 12.1.2002, p.75).

Venezuela

60.  Commission Decision 2000/672/EC (O.J. No. L 280, 4.11.2000, p.46).

Vietnam

61.  Commission Decision 99/813/EC (O.J. No. L 315, 9.12.1999, p.39) as amended by Commission Decision 2000/331/EC (O.J. No. L 114, 13.5.2000, p.39).

Yemen

62.  Commission Decision 99/528/EC (O.J. No. L 203, 3.8.1999, p.68).

GSpecial import conditions for bivalve molluscs

Australia

1.  Commission Decision 97/427/EC (O.J. No. L 183, 11.7.97, p.38) as amended by Commission Decision 1999/531/EC (O.J. No. L 203, 3.8.1999, p.77).

Chile

2.  Commission Decision 96/675/EC (O.J. No. L 313, 3.12.96, p.38).

Japan

3.  Commission Decision 94/205/EC (O.J. No. L 99, 19.4.94, p.38) as amended by Commission Decision 95/81/EC (O.J. No. L 66, 24.3.95, p.24).

Jamaica

4.  Commission Decision 2001/37/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 13.1.2001, p.64).

Korea

5.  Commission Decision 95/453/EC (O.J. No. L 264, 7.11.95, p.35) as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/676/EC (O.J. No. L 236, 5.9.2001, p.18).

Morocco

6.  Commission Decision 93/387/EC (O.J. No. L 166, 8.7.93, p.40) as last amended by Commission Decision 96/31/EC (O.J. No. L 9, 12.1.96, p.6).

Peru

7.  Commission Decision 95/174/EC (O.J. No. L 116, 23.5.95, p.47).

Thailand

8.  Commission Decision 97/562/EC (O.J. No. L 232, 23.8.97, p.9).

Tunisia

9.  Commission Decision 98/569/EC (O.J. No. L 277, 14.10.98, p.31).

Turkey

10.  Commission Decision 94/777/EC (O.J. No. L 312, 6.12.94, p.35) as last amended by Commission Decision 1999/767/EC (O.J. No. L 302, 25.11.1999, p.26).

Commission Decision 94/778/EC (O.J. No. L 312, 6.12.94, p.40) as last amended by Commission Decision 1999/767/EC (O.J. No. L 302, 25.11.1999, p.26).

Uruguay

11.  Commission Decision 2002/19/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 12.1.2002, p.73).

Vietnam

12.  Commission Decision 2000/333/EC (O.J. No. L 114, 13.5.2000, p.42).

H.Protective measures – fishery products

Albania

1.  Commission Decision 94/621/EC (O.J. No. L 246, 21.9.94, p.25) as last amended by Commission Decision 95/89/EC (O.J. No. L 70, 30.3.95, p.25).

China and Vietnam

2.  Commission Decision 2001/699/EC (O.J. No. L 251, 20.9.2001, p.11).

Indonesia

3.  Commission Decision 2001/705/EC (O.J. No. L 260, 28.9.2001, p.35).

Myanmar

4.  Commission Decision 2002/249/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 28.3.2002, p.73).

Pakistan

5.  Commission Decision 2002/62/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 25.1.2002, p.65).

Thailand

6.  Commission Decision 2002/251/EC (O.J. L 84, 28.3.2002, p.77).

Vietnam

7.  Commission Decision 2002/250/EC (O.J. No. L 84, 28.3.2002, p.75).

I.Protective measures – bivalve molluscs

Peru

1.  Commission Decision 2001/338/EC (O.J. No. L 120, 28.4.2001, p.45)(bivalve molluscs).

Regulation 2(1)

SCHEDULE 3DIRECTIVES WHICH COVER PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN

1.  Council Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat (O.J. No. L 121, 29.7.1964, p.2012) as amended and consolidated by Council Directive 91/497/EEC (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.69) and last amended by Council Directive 95/23/EC (O.J. No. L 243, 11.10.95, p.7).

2.  Council Directive 71/118/EEC on health problems affecting trade in fresh poultrymeat (O.J. No. L 55, 8.3.71, p.23) as amended and updated by Council Directive 92/116/EEC (O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.1) and last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

3.  Council Directive 72/461/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in fresh meat (O.J. No. L 302, 31.12.72, p.24) as last amended by Council Directive 92/118/EEC (O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.49).

4.  Council Directive 77/99/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in meat products (O.J. No. L 26, 31.1.77, p.85) as amended and updated by Council Directive 92/5/EEC (O.J. No. L 57, 2.3.92, p.1) and last amended by Council Directive 97/76/EC (O.J. No. L 10, 16.1.98, p.25).

5.  Council Directive 80/215/EEC on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in meat products (O.J. No. 47, 21.2.1980, p.4), as last amended by Council Directive 91/687/EEC (O.J. No. L 377, 31.12.91, p.16).

6.  Council Directive 89/437/EEC on hygiene and health problems affecting the production and the placing on the market of egg products (O.J. No. L 212, 22.7.1989, p.87), as last amended by Council Directive 96/23/EC (O.J. L 125, 25.5.96, p.10).

7.  Council Directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market (O.J. No. L 224, 18.8.90, p.29), as last amended by Council Directive 92/118/EEC (O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.49); in respect of which the relevant products covered are waste (pathogens) and hatching eggs.

8.  Council Directive 91/67/EEC concerning the animal health conditions governing the placing on the market of aquaculture animals and products (O.J. No. L 46, 19.2.1991, p.1), as last amended by Council Directive 98/45/EC (O.J. No. L 189, 3.7.98, p.12).

9.  Council Directive 91/492/EEC laying down the health conditions for the production and the placing on the market of live bivalve molluscs (O.J. No. 268, 24.9.1991, p.1), as last amended by Commission Decision 2002/226/EC (O.J. No. L 75, 16.3.02, p.65).

10.  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. 268, 24.9.1991, p.15), as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

11.  Council Directive 91/494/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in and imports from third countries of fresh poultrymeat (O.J. No. 268, 24.9.1991, p.35), as last amended by Council Directive 99/89/EC (O.J. No. L 300, 23.11.99, p.17).

12.  Council Directive 91/495/EEC concerning public health problems affecting the production and the placing on the market of rabbit meat and farmed game meat (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.1991, p.41) as last amended by Council Directive 94/65/EC (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.10).

13.  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 wild game meat (O.J. No. L 268, 14.9.1992, p.35), as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. 24, 30.1.98, p.31).

14.  Council Directive 92/46/EEC laying down the health rules for the production and placing on the market of raw milk, heat-treated milk and milk-based products (O.J. No. L 268, 14.9.1992, p.1), as last amended by Council Directive 94/71/EC, (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.33).

15.  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 Decision 2001/7/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p.27); in respect of which the principal products covered are–

(1) Milk, milk products and colostrum not intended for human consumption;

(2) Animal casings;

(3) Certain hides and skins of ungulates;

(4) Pet food containing low risk materials;

(5) Bones and bone products, horns and horn products, hooves and hoof products;

(6) Processed animal protein;

(7) Blood and blood products of ungulates and poultry;

(8) Serum from equidae;

(9) Lard and rendered fats;

(10) Raw material for the manufacture of animal feedingstuffs and pharmaceutical or technical products;

(11) Rabbit meat and farmed game meat;

(12) Apiculture products;

(13) Game trophies;

(14) Manure;

(15) Unprocessed wool, hair, bristles, feathers and parts of feathers;

(16) Imports from third countries of meat products obtained from poultrymeat, farmed game meat, wild game meat and rabbit meat;

(17) Snails intended for human consumption;

(18) Frogs' legs intended for human consumption;

(19) Eggs;

(20) Gelatine intended for human consumption;

(21) Honey;

(22) Meat of species not covered by specific requirements, including reptile meat and products thereof, intended for human consumption.

16.  Council Directive 94/95/EC laying down the requirements for the placing on the market of minced meat and meat preparations (O.J. No. L 368, 31.12.94, p.10).

17.  Council Directive 88/407/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra-Community trade in and imports of deep frozen semen of domestic animals of the bovine species (O.J. No. L 194, 22.7.88, p.10), as last amended by Council Directive 93/60/EEC (O.J. No. L 186, 28.7.93, p.28).

18.  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 bovine species (O.J. No. L 302, 19.10.89, p.1), as last amended by Commission Decision 94/113/EC (O.J. No. L 53, 24.2.94, p.23).

19.  Council Directive 90/429/EECA 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 Commission Decision 2000/39/EC (O.J. No. L 13, 19.1.2000, p.21).

Regulation 8(3)(c)

SCHEDULE 4EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS

1.  Council Decision 1999/201/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 98/250/EC on the conclusion of a Protocol concerning sanitary, phytosanitary and animal welfare measures in relation to trade to the Europe Agreement between the European Communities and their member States, of the one part, and the Czech Republic, of the other part (O.J. No. L 106, 6.4.98, p.1).

3.  Council Decision 97/132/EC on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Community and New Zealand on sanitary measures applicable to trade in live animals and animal products (O.J. No. L 57, 26.2.97, p.4) as last amended by Council Decision 1999/837/EC (O.J. No. L 332, 23.12.99, p.1).

Regulation 49

SCHEDULE 5CALCULATION 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–

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

(2) 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 above are–

(1) 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;

(2) recruiting and training the staff referred to in item 1;

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

(4) 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;

(5) protective clothing and equipment used in carrying out the veterinary check;

(6) laundering the protective clothing referred to in item 5;

(7) sampling, and testing and analysing samples (except sampling and testing for the presence of salmonella);

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

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

PART IICONSIGNMENTS FROM SPECIFIED THIRD COUNTRIES

The charge for veterinary checks carried out on a consignment introduced into the customs territory of the EEA from a third country listed in column 1 below (in relation to the product set out in the corresponding entry in column 2 below) shall, subject as below, be the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 below.

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Third CountryProductAmount of charge
*

Where the actual cost of the veterinary checks on a consignment exceeds 350 euro, the amount of the charge shall be the actual costs.

The Czech RepublicAll products except fish3 euro for each tonne of the consignment, subject to a minimum of 30 euro and a maximum of 350 euro*
The Czech RepublicFish50% of the charge calculated in accordance with Part IV of this Schedule
New ZealandAll products1.5 euro for each tonne of the consignment, subject to a minimum of 30 euro and a maximum of 350 euro*

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–

(1) Chapter III of Council Directive 71/118/EEC on health problems affecting trade in fresh poultrymeat (O.J. No. L 55, 8.3.71, p.23), as amended and updated by Council Directive 92/116/EEC (O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.1) and last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC, (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31);

(2) 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. L 302, 31.12.72, p.28), as last amended by Council Regulation (EC) No. 1452/2001 (O.J. No. L 198, 21.7.2001, p.11);

(3) 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. L 268, 14.9.92, p.35) as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31); or

(4) 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(I) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC, as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/7/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p.27) shall be–

(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,

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. L 268, 24.9.91, p.15), as last amended by Council Directive 97/79/EC (O.J. L 24, 30.1.98, p.31), other than a consignment to which Part II of this Schedule applies, shall be–

(1) 30 euro;

(2) 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

(3) 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.

Regulations 56 and 57

SCHEDULE 6OFFENCE PROVISIONS

PART IPROVISIONS WHERE DUE DILIGENCE DEFENCE IS AVAILABLE

Regulations–

  • 15 (Prohibition of non-conforming products)

  • 16 (Introduction of products at border inspection posts)

  • 17 (Advance notice of introduction or presentation)

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

  • 20(1) (Certificate of veterinary clearance to accompany consignment)

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

  • 33 (3), (4) and (6) (Products transported under supervision)

  • 34(2), (4) and (5) (Transhipment of products intended for import)

  • 36 (Prior authorisation of transit)

  • 38(2)(a) and (c) (Movement of transit products)

  • 41(1) (Additional information for products intended for warehouses)

  • 47(3) (Movement of returned products)

PART IIPROVISIONS WHERE DUE DILIGENCE DEFENCE IS NOT AVAILABLE

Regulations–

  • 18(3) and (4) (Presentation of documents with products)

  • 19 (Veterinary checks)

  • 20(2) (Retention of certificate of veterinary clearance)

  • 21(4) (Storage of products which fail veterinary checks)

  • 23(5) (Products containing unauthorised substances and excess residues)

  • 26(3) (Serious or repeated infringements)

  • 27 (Invalidation of veterinary documents)

  • 30 (Retention of documents at border inspection posts)

  • 31 (Evidence of certification of, and payment for, veterinary checks)

  • 32 (Products not intended for the United Kingdom)

  • 33(2) (Removal of products transported under supervision)

  • 33(5) and (6) (Products transported under supervision)

  • 34(3), (6) and (7) (Veterinary checks on transhipped products)

  • 37 (Physical check of transit products)

  • 38 (1), (2)(b) and (3) (Movement of transit products)

  • 39 (Disposal of returned transit products)

  • 42 (Physical check of non-conforming products)

  • 43 (Exclusion of non-conforming products from warehouses)

  • 45 (Additional documentation for returned products)

  • 46 (Physical check of returned products)

  • 47(1), (2), (4) and (5) (Movement of returned products)

  • 54(4) and (5) (Disease outbreaks in third countries)

  • 55(1) (Obstruction)

Regulation 63(2)

SCHEDULE 7DISAPPLICATIONS

Column 1Column 2Column 3
InstrumentReferenceExtent of Revocation
The Imported Food (Scotland) Regulations 1985S.I. 1985/913, as partially revoked by S.I. 1997/2537 and amended by S.S.I. 2000/62The whole Regulations
The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations 1996S.I. 1996/3124 as amended by S.I. 1997/3023, 1998/994, 1999/663 and as regards Scotland S.S.I. 2000/62, 171, 288, 2001/169 and 257 and 2002/87Regulations 2, 3 to 8, 19 to 39, 40(1), Schedule 4 and Part I of Schedule 5
The Fresh Meat (Import Conditions) Regulations 1996S.I. 1996/3125Regulation 14(2) and (4)
The Miscellaneous Products of Animal Origin (Import Conditions) Regulations 1999S.I. 1999/157Regulation 4
The Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Amendment (Scotland) Regulations 2001S.S.I. 2001/257Regulation 2(3)
The Food Standards Act 1999 (Transitional and Consequential Provisions and Savings) (Scotland) Regulations 2000S.S.I. 2000/62Regulation 7(1) and (2)

Regulation 64

SCHEDULE 8CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

The Dairy Products (Hygiene) (Scotland) Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/1372, as amended by S.I. 1996/2465 and S.S.I. 2000/62)

1.—(1) In regulation 2 (Interpretation)–

(a)in paragraph (1) omit the definition of “Commission Decision 95/340”; and

(b)in paragraph (2) for “Decisions 95/165 and 95/340”, substitute “Decision 95/165”.

(2) For regulation 22 (Imports from third countries and EEA States), substitute–

Imports from third countries

22.  No person shall import into Scotland for sale for human consumption from a third country–

(a)any drinking milk which is raw cow’s milk; or

(b)any thermised cow’s milk..

The Fresh Meat (Import Conditions) Regulations 1996 (S.I. 1996/3125)

2.  In paragraph (2) of regulation 1 (Citation, extent, commencement and interpretation) for the definition of “border inspection post” substitute–

  • “border inspection post” has the meaning given by Article 2(2)g of Council Directive 97/78/EC laying down the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks on products entering the Community from third countries(1).

The Imported Food Regulations 1997 (S.I. 1997/2537)

3.  At the end of Schedule 1 (Exempt products of animal origin) add–

21.  Processed animal protein intended for human foodstuffs, covered by Chapter 6 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(I) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC(2)..

(1)

O.J. No. L 24, 30.1.98, p.9.

(2)

O.J. No. L 62, 15.3.93, p.49, as last amended by Commission Decision 2001/7/EC (O.J. No. L 2, 5.1.2001, p.27).

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