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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTORY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement, interpretation and extent

    2. 2.Exception

    3. 3.Enforcement

  3. PART II INTRA COMMUNITY TRADE

    1. 4.Application of Part II

    2. 5.Exports

    3. 6.Imports

    4. 7.Transport of animals and animal products

    5. 8.Dealers

    6. 9.Approval of centres and teams

    7. 10.Approval of laboratories

    8. 11.Inspection and checking at destination

    9. 12.Duties on consignees

    10. 13.Assembly centres and slaughterhouses

    11. 14.Illegal consignments

  4. PART III THIRD COUNTRIES

    1. 15.Application of Part III

    2. 16.Official veterinarians

    3. 17.Importation

    4. 18.Places of import

    5. 19.Import procedure

    6. 20.Quarantine for captive birds

    7. 21.Payment of fees

    8. 22.Consignments constituting a danger to health

    9. 23.Illegal consignments

    10. 24.Arrival at the place of destination

    11. 25.Post-import controls

  5. PART IV PRE-CHECKED THIRD COUNTRY IMPORTS

    1. 26.Application of Part IV

    2. 27.Imports

    3. 28.Import procedure

  6. PART V GENERAL

    1. 29.Outbreaks of disease in other states

    2. 30.Notification of decisions

    3. 31.Appointment of inspectors

    4. 32.Powers of inspectors

    5. 33.Recovery of expenses

    6. 34.Obstruction

    7. 35.Offences by bodies corporate

    8. 36.Offences and penalties

    9. 37.Transitional arrangements and disapplication of provisions

    10. 38.Revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AMENDMENTS TO COUNCIL DIRECTIVES 90/425/EEC AND 91/496/EEC

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

      2. 2.Council Directive 91/496/EEC (O.J. No. L 268, 24.9.91, p.56) amended...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      BORDER INSPECTION POSTS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INTRA-COMMUNITY TRADE: LEGISLATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

      1. PART I Legislation in Relation to Intra-Community Trade

        1. 1.Bovine animals and swine

        2. 2.Bovine semen

        3. 3.Bovine embryos

        4. 4.Equidae

        5. 5.Porcine Semen

        6. 6.Poultry and hatching eggs

        7. 7.Animal waste

        8. 8.Farmed fish

        9. Fish other than farmed fish

        10. Live Bivalve molluscs

        11. 9.Ovine and caprine animals

        12. 10.Other animals, semen, ova and embryos

        13. 11.Pathogens

        14. 12.Pure-bred animals of the bovine species

        15. 13.Breeding animals of the porcine species

        16. 14.Pure-bred breeding sheep and goats

        17. 15.Equidae

        18. 16.Animals of species susceptible to foot-and-mouth disease

      2. PART II Additional Requirements for the Transport of Cattle, Pigs, Sheep and Goats

        1. 1.Any person transporting cattle, pigs, sheep or goats in intra...

        2. 2.That person shall, for each vehicle used for the transport...

        3. 3.They shall ensure that the means of transport is constructed...

        4. 4.They shall have cleansing and disinfection facilities for the vehicles...

        5. 5.They shall give a written undertaking to the Scottish Ministers...

      3. PART III Additional Requirements for Dealers in Cattle, Pigs, Sheep and Goats

        1. 1.Every dealer in cattle, pigs, sheep or goats engaging in...

        2. 2.The dealer shall– (a) be approved by the Scottish Ministers...

        3. 3.The dealer shall ensure that the dealer only imports or...

        4. 4.The dealer shall keep a record for all cattle, pigs,...

        5. 5.In the case of a dealer who keeps animals on...

        6. 6.(1) The dealer shall only use premises approved for the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      THE POULTRY HEALTH SCHEME

      1. PART I Membership

        1. 1.Any reference to “the Directive” in this Part of this...

        2. 2.An application for an establishment to become a member of...

        3. 3.The Scottish Ministers shall grant membership of the scheme to...

        4. 4.The disease surveillance programme referred to in paragraph (b) of...

        5. 5.On receipt of the first annual membership fee, the Scottish...

        6. 6.The operator of an establishment which is a member of...

        7. 7.In order to ensure that establishments and operators of those...

        8. 8.The operator of an establishment shall notify the Scottish Ministers...

        9. 9.(1) Without prejudice to any action which may be taken...

        10. 10.The Scottish Ministers– (a) shall suspend, revoke or restore membership...

      2. PART II Registration Fee

        1. 11.The Scottish Ministers shall– (a) determine the registration fee on...

        2. 12.The registration fee shall be payable to the Scottish Ministers...

        3. 13.The items referred to in paragraph 11(a) are–

      3. PART III Annual Membership Fee

        1. 14.There shall be two rates for the annual membership fee;...

        2. 15.The lower rate shall be payable– (a) the first time...

        3. 16.The Scottish Ministers shall– (a) determine the two rates of...

        4. 17.The annual membership fee shall be payable to the Scottish...

        5. 18.The items referred to in paragraph 16(a) are–

        6. 19.The items listed in paragraph 18 shall not include any...

      4. PART IV Re-Inspection Fee

        1. 20.The re inspection fee provided for under paragraph 9 of...

        2. 21.The Scottish Ministers may, using such criteria as they consider...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      APPROVAL OF LABORATORIES UNDER THE POULTRY HEALTH SCHEME

      1. PART I Approval

        1. 1.The Scottish Ministers may approve any laboratory that they consider...

        2. 2.The operator of a laboratory approved under paragraph 1 shall,...

        3. 3.For the purpose of deciding whether to grant, revoke or...

        4. 4.In so far as such costs have not been taken...

        5. 5.The Scottish Ministers may, by notice in writing to the...

      2. PART II Annual Approval Fee

        1. 1.The Scottish Ministers– (a) shall determine the annual approval fee...

        2. 2.The annual approval fee shall be payable to the Scottish...

        3. 3.The items referred to in paragraph 1(a) of this Part...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      LIST OF DISEASES

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      COMMUNITY LEGISLATION IN RELATION TO THIRD COUNTRIES

      1. PART I Instruments specifying Third Countries and Territories in Third Countries from which member States may authorise certain imports

        1. 1.Cloven-hoofed animals, elephants and zoo ungulates

        2. 2.Poultry

        3. 3.Captive birds

        4. 4.Shellfish

        5. 5.Finfish

        6. 6.Bees

        7. 7.Equidae

        8. 8.Cats, Dogs & Ferrets

      2. PART II Detailed Provisions

        1. 1.Cloven-hoofed animals and elephants

        2. 2.Zoo Ungulates

        3. Equidae

        4. 3.General

        5. Temporary admission of registered horses

        6. Registered horses for racing, etc, upon re-entry

        7. Equidae for slaughter

        8. Registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production

        9. 4.Poultry

        10. 5.Other specified animals, semen, ova and embryos

        11. 6.Captive birds

        12. 7.Instrument: Commission Decision 2005/64/EC implementing Council Directive 92/65/EEC as regards...

        13. 8.Live animals from New Zealand

        14. 9.Zootechnical conditions

        15. 10.Finfish and Shellfish from third countries

        16. 11.Bees

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      APPROVAL OF QUARANTINE CENTRES AND QUARANTINE FACILITIES AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE QUARANTINE OF CAPTIVE BIRDS

      1. PART I General

        1. 1.Approvals

        2. 2.The Scottish Ministers may, if they are satisfied in all...

        3. 3.Subject to the provisions of paragraph 4 of this Part,...

        4. 4.The Scottish Ministers shall give reasons in writing–

        5. 5.Notice of a revocation or suspension of an approval granted...

        6. 6.Where an approval is revoked and the continuation of quarantine...

        7. 7.(1) The Scottish Ministers may charge fees in accordance with...

      2. PART II Specific Requirements

        1. 1.In this Part of this Schedule “the quarantine period” has...

        2. 2.Birds shall be quarantined for a period (“the quarantine period”)...

        3. 3.No bird at a quarantine centre may share a quarantine...

        4. 4.Psittaciformes shall be identified individually in accordance with the requirements...

        5. 5.The use of sentinel chickens shall conform with Article 4.2...

        6. 6.Suitable arrangements shall be made for the taking of samples...

        7. 7.The presence or suspected presence of disease in a bird...

        8. 8.The destruction, cleansing and disinfection and post infection sampling from...

        9. 9.Cages and crates used for the transport of birds to...

        10. 10.Litter and waste material from the quarantine centre or quarantine...

        11. 11.Records shall be maintained and retained for at least one...

        12. 12.A copy of the health certificate and the common veterinary...

      3. PART III Charges in Relation to Captive Birds in Quarantine

        1. 1.Charges for taking samples and official veterinary supervision

        2. 2.Charges for testing and analysis of samples (including post mortem tissue removal)

      4. PART IV Transitional arrangements for existing approvals

        1. 1.A quarantine centre or quarantine facility which on 17th July...

        2. 2.An approval referred to in paragraph 1 shall, unless revoked,...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      LEGISLATION WHICH DOES NOT APPLY

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      REVOCATIONS

  8. Explanatory Note

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