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The Import of and Trade in Animals and Animal Products (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

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PART 4Amendments to retained direct EU legislation

Commission Decision 93/352/EEC laying down derogations from the conditions of approval for border inspection posts located in ports where fish is landed

6.—(1) Commission Decision 93/352/EEC laying down derogations from the conditions of approval for border inspection posts located in ports where fish is landed is amended as follows.

(2) For Article 1, substitute—

Article 1

1.  The appropriate authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom must designate an official agent, who is specifically trained, to be responsible for the carrying out of checks on fish in border inspection posts located in ports where fish is unloaded.

2.  In this Article, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) For Article 2, substitute—

Article 2

Unloading and landing of fish must be carried out in accordance with point 2 of the Annex to Decision 2001/812..

(4) Omit Article 3.

Commission Decision 94/360/EC on the reduced frequency of physical checks of consignments of certain products to be implemented from third countries

7.—(1) Commission Decision 94/360/EC on the reduced frequency of physical checks of consignments of certain products to be implemented from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(ii)omit “Community”,

(iii)omit “, without prejudice to the EEA agreement”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “each Member State”, substitute “the appropriate authority”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “Articles 15 and 19 of Directive 90/675/EEC”, substitute—

(a)Article 20 of Council Directive 97/78/EC; and

(b)Article 22 of that Directive read as if—

(i)the function of the Commission in paragraph 1 were a function of the appropriate authority to be exercised in accordance with domestic legislation, and

(ii)paragraphs 3 to 7 were omitted.,

(ii)omit the second subparagraph;

(d)after paragraph 3, insert—

4.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“EU-derived domestic legislation” means an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972(1);

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(4) Omit Article 3.

(5) After Article 3, insert—

Article 3a

1.  The appropriate authority must from time to time review the frequencies of the checks set out in Annex I of this Decision, or set out in any veterinary equivalence agreement concluded with the third country on a reciprocal basis, taking into account whether:

(a)the products originate in third countries or regions of third countries offering satisfactory health guarantees as regards checks at the port of origin on products intended for import;

(b)the products come from an establishment which has undergone either a previous EU inspection or an inspection from a relevant United Kingdom competent authority; and

(c)import certificates have been issued for the products concerned.

2.  When reviewing the frequency of checks in relation to a third country, the appropriate authority must, in relation to a third country, take account of:

(a)the guarantees offered for all or part of its territory with respect to compliance with residue checks;

(b)the health situation of animals;

(c)information on the general public health situation;

(d)the nature of the measures applied for monitoring and combating animal disease;

(e)the structures, skills, independence and qualifications of the veterinary service or other competent services;

(f)compliance with the minimum standards laid down in legislation with regard to production hygiene;

(g)the type of product or products and the potential health risk that is posed;

(h)rules on the authorization of certain substances and compliance with the requirements in relevant EU-derived domestic legislation concerning the prohibition on the use in stock farming of certain substances having a hormonal or thyrostatic action and of β-agonists;

(i)the outcome of previous EU or national inspection visits;

(j)the outcome of the import checks carried out;

(k)an analysis of the risk involved owing to the nature of the products to be imported, their presentation or mode of transport used..

(6) In Article 4, for “other Community legislation”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”.

(7) Omit Articles 5, 6, 7 and 8.

(8) In Annex 1, in the heading, for “EACH MEMBER STATE”, substitute “THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY”.

Commission Decision 1997/152/EC concerning the information to be entered in the computerized file of consignments of animals or animal products from third countries which are re-dispatched

8.—(1) Commission Decision 1997/152/EC concerning the information to be entered in the computerized file of consignments of animals or animal products from third countries which are re-dispatched is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, at the end, insert as a new subparagraph—

In this Decision, “third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) Omit Article 2.

(4) In the Annex, for paragraph 4, point (d), substitute—

(d)Country of destination.

Commission Decision 1997/794/EC laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Directive 91/496/EEC as regards veterinary checks on live animals to be imported from third countries

9.—(1) Commission Decision 1997/794/EC laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Directive 91/496/EEC as regards veterinary checks on live animals to be imported from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, at the end, insert as a new subparagraph—

In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

“EU-derived domestic legislation” means an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 3, in paragraph 3, for “Community rules”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”.

(4) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for the words from “the physical check” to “equidae”, substitute “a physical check”,

(ii)at the end insert, as a new subparagraph—

The physical check must include a clinical examination of the animals to ensure that they conform to the information provided in the accompanying documents and are clinically healthy as well as any laboratory tests thought necessary.;

(b)in paragraph 6, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(c)for paragraph 7, substitute—

7.  The results of the checks, together with the information referred to in paragraph 4, shall be communicated to the appropriate authority on a routine basis at intervals of every six months together with copies of the relevant veterinary certificates.

However, in the case of positive sampling results, or in any other circumstances where the official veterinarian or other inspector considers justified, the results of the tests shall be communicated to the appropriate authority immediately and copies of the relevant veterinary certificates shall be sent to the appropriate authority as soon as possible thereafter..

(5) In Article 6—

(a)in each of paragraphs 1 and 2, for “certificate as laid down in Decision 92/527/EEC”, substitute “Common Veterinary Entry Document (CVED)”;

(b)in paragraph 3, in the seventh indent, for “Member State”, substitute “place”;

(c)in paragraph 4, for “Article 2(c) of Council Directive 90/426/EEC”, substitute “Article 2(c) of Council Directive 2009/156/EC”;

(d)in paragraph 5, for “certificate as laid down in Decision 92/527/EEC”, substitute “CVED”;

(e)in paragraph 7, omit “as laid down in Decision 92/527/EEC”;

(f)after paragraph 7, insert—

8.  In this Decision, “Common Veterinary Entry Document (CVED)” means a document published by the appropriate authority from time to time based on national requirements but which is otherwise equivalent to the model for the certificate referred to in Article 7(1) of Council Directive 91/496/EEC..

(6) Omit Articles 7 and 10.

(7) In Annex 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in point (a), for “at least one of the official languages of the Member States of the border inspection post and of the final destination”, substitute “English, whether or not it also appears in other languages”,

(ii)in points (b) and (f), for “Community, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the first sentence, substitute “The competent authority must check the transport documentation required by Article 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1/2005.”,

(ii)in the second sentence, for “written undertaking and route plan”, substitute “transport documentation”,

(iii)for “at least one of the official languages of the Member States of the border inspection post and of the final destination”, substitute “English and may also appear in other languages”.

(8) In Annex 2, in paragraph 1, in the second subparagraph, for “Directive 91/628/EEC”, substitute “Regulation (EC) No 1/2005”.

Commission Decision 2000/571/EC laying down the methods of veterinary checks for products from third countries destined for introduction into free zones, free warehouses, customs warehouses or operators supplying cross border means of sea transport

10.—(1) Commission Decision 2000/571/EC laying down the methods of veterinary checks for products from third countries destined for introduction into free zones, free warehouses, customs warehouses or operators supplying cross border means of sea transport is amended as follows.

(2) Before the heading to Article 1 insert—

Article Z1

In this Decision, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “national”,

(ii)for “certificate referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 97/78/EC”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “the certificate referred to in Article 13(2)(a) of Directive 97/78”, substitute “a certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “two certificates” to the end, substitute “the relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in paragraph 5, for “corresponding certificate” to the end, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)in paragraph 6, for “referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 97/78/EC”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(4) In Article 2, in the first indent, for “Community”, substitute “national”.

(5) In Article 3, in paragraph 2, in the second indent, for “the corresponding certificate referred to in either Article 5(1) or Article 13(2)(a) of Directive 97/78/EC or”, substitute “the relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(6) In Article 4, in the words before the first indent, for “Community”, substitute “national”.

(7) In Article 5—

(a)at the end of paragraph 1, add “on the basis that Article 13 is to be construed as if any reference in that Article to “Community requirements” were a reference to “national rules”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “in the Annex to this Decision”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)in the second subparagraph, omit “in the Annex”;

(c)omit paragraph 3.

(8) Omit Article 7.

(9) Omit the Annex.

Commission Decision 2000/572/EC laying down the animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for imports of meat preparations into the Community from third countries

11.—(1) Commission Decision 2000/572/EC laying down the animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for imports of meat preparations into the Community from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the existing text as paragraph 1;

(b)after paragraph 1, insert—

2.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“meat preparations” means fresh meat, including meat that has been reduced to fragments, which has had foodstuffs, seasonings or additives added to it or which has undergone processes insufficient to modify the internal muscle fibre structure of the meat and thus to eliminate the characteristics of fresh meat;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands.

3.  For the purposes of this Decision, Articles 12(4) and 13 of Directive 1997/78 are to be read as if:

(a)any reference to ‘Community’ were replaced by a reference to ‘national’;

(b)in Article 12(4)(b), in the second indent, as if the words from “or” to the end were omitted;

(c)in Article 13(2)(b), ‘Member State from which the products are delivered’ were replaced by ‘the United Kingdom’;

(d)in Article 13(4), ‘Member State from which the products are supplied’ were replaced by ‘the United Kingdom’;

(e)Article 13(6):

(i)enabled the appropriate authority to publish from time to time detailed rules for the application of Article 13, including the checking procedures to be carried out on departure and during transport and delivery of the products due to be delivered directly on board means of sea transport, including proof that such products have reached their legal destination, and

(ii)did not include the reference to the procedure laid down in Article 29;

(f)any duty to provide information to the Commission or to Member States (other than the Member State of destination) were omitted..

(3) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 2, for “and conforming to the model laid down in Annex II”, substitute “in accordance with a certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 3, for “at least one of the official languages of the Member State of introduction into the Community”, substitute “English and may also appear in other languages”.

(4) In Article 4a—

(a)for the words before point (a), substitute—

The appropriate authority must ensure that consignments of meat preparations for human consumption which are introduced onto their territory and are destined for a third country by transit, either immediately or after storage in accordance with Articles 12(4) or 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, and which are not intended for importation into the United Kingdom, comply with the following requirements:;

(b)for point (a) substitute—

(a)they shall come from the territory of a third country, or part of a third country, listed in Annex II, Part 1 to Regulation (EC) No 206/2010 for the import of fresh meat of those species or which is listed in Annex I, Part 1 to Regulation (EC) No 798/2008 for the import of fresh poultry meat or listed in Annex I, Part 1 to Regulation (EC) No 119/2009 for the import of rabbit and game meat;;

(c)in point (b), for the words from “one of the corresponding” to the end, substitute “the animal health certificate for the import of fresh meat of a specified species, poultry meat, or rabbit and game meat as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in point (c), for “established in accordance with the model laid down in Annex III”, substitute “for transit and storage of meat preparations as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(5) Omit Articles 4b and 7.

(6) Omit Annexes 2 and 3.

Commission Decision 2001/812/EC laying down the requirements for the approval of border inspection posts responsible for veterinary checks on products introduced into the Community from third countries

12.—(1) Commission Decision 2001/812/EC laying down the requirements for the approval of border inspection posts responsible for veterinary checks on products introduced into the Community from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) Before Article 1 insert—

Article Z1

In this Decision, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 1, paragraph 2, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 2, paragraph 1, omit “, in order to be approved and listed in the Official Journal and to maintain approval,”.

(5) In Article 3—

(a)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  The appropriate authority may approve a border inspection post for the inspection of all products or of certain categories of products only. Where a border inspection post is approved for certain categories of products only, the appropriate authority must be satisfied that the border inspection post has the necessary facilities, personnel and equipment to carry out the inspection of those categories of products.;;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “In the Official Journal, border inspection posts will be listed showing them”, substitute “The appropriate authority must maintain a list of border inspection posts showing them as approved”;

(c)for paragraph 5, substitute—

5.  A border inspection post operator must notify the appropriate authority of any change in the infrastructure or operation of a border inspection post, or of an inspection centre within that post, that has any bearing on its approval. Additions to the categorisation of any border inspection post may be proposed by the appropriate authority, after the appropriate authority has checked that the facilities comply with this Decision..

(6) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Community legislation”, substitute “national legislation”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in point (a), for “an Animo system terminal”, substitute “access to the United Kingdom’s system for import control notifications”,

(ii)in point (c), for the words from “the derogation” to “apply”, substitute “Article 2 of Decision 93/352/EEC applies”;

(c)in paragraph 5, omit the last sentence.

(7) In Article 5—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for the words from “Member States” to “competent authority”, substitute “the appropriate authority after the appropriate authority”,

(ii)omit “, for listing in the Official Journal”;

(b)in paragraph 3, for “an Animo system terminal”, substitute “access to the United Kingdom’s system for import control notifications”.

(8) In Article 6—

(a)for the words before the first indent, substitute—

In the circumstances referred to in Article 6.2(b) of Directive 97/78/EC, the reasonable time intervals to comply with the recommendations made pursuant to inspection reports, before the appropriate authority withdraws the border inspection post from the approved list in full or in part, in the latter case with regard to the product categories and/or inspection centres concerned by the recommendations, taken from the date of receipt of the final report, are as follows:;

(b)in the first indent, omit “between the Member State and the Commission”.

(9) Omit Article 8.

(10) In the Annex—

(a)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the second subparagraph, in the words before point 1, for “Pending the implementation of the Shift system, the official veterinarian”, substitute “The official veterinarian”,

(ii)in point 1, for “Community or, where applicable, to certain Member States”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(iii)for point 2, substitute—

2.  copies of relevant EU-derived domestic legislation specifying a specimen health certificate, or any other document which must accompany products from third countries;,,

(iv)in point 3, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(v)in point 4, omit “to the Community”,

(vi)in point 6, for “in all Member States”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(vii)in point 7, omit the words “for that Member State” to the end,

(viii)in point 8, for “EC”, substitute “national”;

(b)in paragraph 4—

(i)in the words before point 1, for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for import control notifications”,

(ii)for point 1, substitute—

1.  up-to-date information on consignments of products for which import or entry into the United Kingdom has been refused and which have been re-dispatched which must be communicated to each border inspection post by the central competent authority;..

Commission Decision 2003/459/EC on certain protection measures with regard to monkey pox virus

13.—(1) Commission Decision 2003/459 on certain protection measures with regard to monkey pox virus is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for “Member States, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)after the text, insert—

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 2, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(4) In Article 3, for “competent authorities of a Member State”, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)for “The Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)omit the last sentence.

(6) Omit Article 6.

Commission Decision 2003/467/EC establishing the official tuberculosis, brucellosis, and enzootic-bovine-leukosis-free status of certain Member States and regions of Member States as regards bovine herds

14.—(1) Commission Decision 2003/467/EC establishing the official tuberculosis, brucellosis, and enzootic-bovine-leukosis-free status of certain Member States and regions of Member States as regards bovine herds is amended as follows.

(2) In Articles 1, 2 and 3, for “Member States”, in each place where it appears, substitute “member States”.

(3) After Article 3, insert—

Article 3aThe bovine herd status of the United Kingdom

1.  The following parts of the United Kingdom are officially free from tuberculosis in bovine herds: Scotland.

2.  The whole of the United Kingdom is officially free from Brucellosis.

3.  The whole of the United Kingdom is officially free from enzootic bovine leukosis..

(4) Omit Article 5.

(5) In Annexes 1 to 3, omit all references to the United Kingdom or any part of the United Kingdom.

Commission Decision 2003/779/EC laying down animal health requirements and the veterinary certification for the import of animal casings from third countries

15.—(1) Commission Decision 2003/779/EC laying down animal health requirements and the veterinary certification for the import of animal casings from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) For Article 1, substitute—

Article 1

1.  The appropriate authority must authorise the importation of animal casings from any third country accompanied by a health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time which must consist of one sheet.

2.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) For Article 1a, substitute—

Article 1a

1.  The appropriate authority must ensure that consignments of animal casings for human consumption which are introduced into their territory and are destined for a third country by transit, either immediately or after storage in accordance with Articles 12(4) or 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, and which are not intended for importation into the United Kingdom, comply with the following requirements:

(a)they must meet the specific animal health conditions set out in the health certificate;

(b)they must be accompanied by the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time, signed by an official veterinarian of the competent veterinary services of the third country concerned;

(c)they are certified as acceptable for transit or storage (as appropriate) on the Common Veterinary Entry Document by the official veterinarian of the Border Inspection Post of introduction.

2.  For the purposes of paragraph 1, Articles 12(4) and 13 of Directive 97/78/EC are to be read as follows:

(a)any reference to “Community” is to be construed as a reference to “national”;

(b)“Member State” from which the products are delivered” is to be construed as a reference to the United Kingdom;

(c)“Member State from which the products are supplied” is to be construed as a reference to the United Kingdom;

(d)Article 13 is to be treated as if paragraphs 5 and 6 were omitted..

(4) Omit Articles 1b, 2 and 3.

(5) Omit Annexes 1A, 1B, 2 and 3.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 136/2004 laying down procedures for veterinary checks at Community border inspection posts on products imported from third countries

16.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 136/2004 laying down procedures for veterinary checks at Community border inspection posts on products imported from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, after paragraph 2, insert—

3.  In this Regulation:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“EU-derived domestic legislation” means an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972; and

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “on Community territory”, substitute “in the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “as set out in Annex 3”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “other relevant Community legislation”, substitute “relevant EU-derived domestic legislation”.

(4) In Article 3, in paragraph 4, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) In Article 6, in the first subparagraph—

(a)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)omit “of each Member State”.

(6) For Article 9, substitute—

Article 9

Veterinary checks on imports of hay and straw from listed third countries

The appropriate authority must submit any imported hay or straw products from third countries listed in Annex 5 to the documentary checks referred to in Article 1(1) of this Regulation and any other physical checks set out in Annex 3 to Directive 97/78/EC taking into account the origin of the products and if they may give rise to the risk of spreading infectious or contagious animal diseases..

(7) Omit Article 12.

(8) In Annex 1, in paragraph 2—

(a)in point (b), for “Community, or, for non-harmonised products, to the Member State concerned”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (c), for the words “model” to the end, substitute “health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in point (f), for “Community, or, for non-harmonised products, to the Member State concerned”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(9) In Annex 2—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Community legislation or, where applicable, national rules”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”;

(b)in paragraph 3, omit “, a pervious notification from the rapid alert system for food and feed (RASFF)”;

(c)omit paragraph 4.

(10) Omit Annexes 3 and 4.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2004 introducing a document for the declaration of, and veterinary checks on, animals from third countries entering the Community

17.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2004 introducing a document for the declaration of, and veterinary checks on, animals from third countries entering the Community is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place,

(ii)for “set out in Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Community legislation”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”;

(c)in paragraph 4, omit “of the Member State”;

(d)after paragraph 4, insert—

5.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“EU-derived domestic legislation” means any enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the second subparagraph, for the last sentence substitute—

That information must be entered in the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports.;

(b)in paragraph 7, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 4—

(a)in the first subparagraph—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place,

(ii)for the sentence beginning “Such notification”, substitute “Such notification must be made by means of the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports.”;

(b)in the second subparagraph, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place;

(c)in the third subparagraph, for “an approved quarantine station within the meaning of Commission Decision 2000/666/EC”, substitute “an approved quarantine facility as defined in Article 3(e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 139/2013”.

(5) In Article 5, in the first subparagraph—

(a)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)omit “of each Member State”.

(6) In Article 6, omit “the Member States’”.

(7) In Article 7, omit the second subparagraph.

(8) Omit Articles 8 and 10.

(9) Omit Annexes 1 and 2.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1739/2005/EC laying down animal health requirements for the movement of circus animals between Member States

18.—(1) Commission Regulation No (EC) 1739/2005/EC laying down animal health requirements for the movement of circus animals between Member States is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for “between Member States”, substitute “from member States to the United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for “in certain Member States”, substitute “in certain member States”.

(3) In Article 3—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Movement from a member State to the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “another Member State”, substitute “to the United Kingdom from a member State”.

(4) In Article 4—

(a)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  Before a circus moves to the United Kingdom, the circus must be registered either with the competent authority of the member State in which the circus has its legal residence or is last situated.;;

(b)for paragraph 2, substitute—

2.  All the necessary checks on compliance with the animal health requirements laid down in this Regulation must have been carried out by the competent authority in the member State concerned.;;

(c)for paragraph 3, substitute—

3.  Before a circus moves to the United Kingdom, it must have:—

(a)a unique registration number for the circus which must commence with the ISO code of the member State in which the circus is registered;

(b)a register of animals in the circus in accordance with the model laid down in Annex I;

(c)a venue register in accordance with the model laid down in Annex II and which bears the registration number referred to in subparagraph (a).;

(d)omit paragraph 4.

(5) Omit Articles 5 and 6.

(6) For Article 7, substitute—

Article 7Animal identification documents

Each animal in the circus must be accompanied by an identification document in accordance with the relevant model passport laid down in—

(a)Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 (dogs, cats and ferrets);

(b)Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 262/2015 (equidae);

(c)Annex 3 (all animals other than dogs, ferrets, cats, equidae, birds and rodents). Annex 3 (all animals other than dogs, ferrets, cats, equidae, birds and rodents;

(d)Annex 4 (a collective passport for birds and rodents)..

(7) In Article 8, in paragraph 1—

(a)for “another Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for point (c), substitute—

(c)at least 10 working days before departure, the competent authority in the country in which the circus is situated is informed of its intention to move to the United Kingdom..

(8) In Article 9—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Requirements for movements of circuses from a member State to the United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “another Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “Member State of departure”, substitute “member State of departure”.

(9) In Article 10—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Information on movements of circuses from a member State to the United Kingdom”;

(b)omit paragraph 1;

(c)for paragraph 2, substitute—

2.  The circus operator must notify the movement of the circus to the appropriate authority.;;

(d)for paragraph 3, substitute—

3.  In the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time, the species and passport number of each animal in the circus must be inserted into the relevant part on the identification of animals/products and this Regulation must be mentioned in that certificate.

4.  In this Article, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(10) Omit the paragraph after Article 11.

(11) In Annex 2, for “another Member State” in each place where it appears in the form, substitute “the United Kingdom”.

Commission Decision 2006/168/EC establishing the animal health and veterinary certification requirements for imports into the Community of bovine embryos

19.—(1) Commission Decision 2006/168/EC establishing the animal health and veterinary certification requirements for imports into the Community of bovine embryos is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)after the text, insert—

In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”;

(b)for “in Annex 2”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “complying with Directive 88/407”, substitute “complying with Article 8 of Directive 88/407, as read in accordance with paragraph 1A”;

(b)after paragraph 1, insert—

1A.  For the purposes of paragraph 1, Article 8 of Directive 88/407 is to be read as if—

(a)in paragraph 1:

(i)for ‘A Member State’, there were substituted ‘the appropriate authority’,

(ii)for ‘in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 18(2)’ where those words first appear, there were substituted ‘by the appropriate authority’,

(iii)for “in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 18(2)” on the second occasion in which those words appear, there were substituted “in accordance with paragraph 3;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Member States” there were substituted “the United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for ‘in the Official Journal of the European Communities’ there were substituted ‘by the appropriate authority’,

(ii)for “in Annex 3 to this Decision”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;;

(c)for paragraph 2, substitute—

(2) The appropriate authority must authorise imports of embryos which are produced by in vitro fertilisation using semen produced in approved semen collection centres or stored in semen storage centres in third countries which comply with the animal health requirements set out in a model veterinary certificate published by the appropriate authority from time to time, on condition that such embryos are implanted exclusively into female bovine animals present in the country of destination indicated in the veterinary certificate..

(5) Omit Articles 4 and 7.

(6) Omit Annexes 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Commission Decision 2007/25/EC as regards certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza and movements of pet birds accompanying their owners into the Community

20.—(1) Commission Decision 2007/25/EC as regards certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza and movements of pet birds accompanying their owners into the Community is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the wording before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (b)(ii), for the words “Member State” to the end, substitute “United Kingdom in approved quarantine premises”,

(iii)in point (b)(v)—

(aa)omit “within the Union”,

(bb)omit the two references to “into the Union”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “provided for in Annex 2”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “in accordance with Annex III”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)after paragraph 3, insert—

4.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for the first reference to “Community territory”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(iii)for “authorities”, substitute “authority”,

(iv)omit the second reference to “into Community territory”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “authorities”, substitute “authority”,

(iii)omit “and immediately inform the Commission thereof”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “Each Member State”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “the other Member States and to the Commission”, substitute “the appropriate authorities in the other parts of the United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 3, for “onto Community territory”, substitute “into the United Kingdom”.

(5) Omit Articles 4, 6 and 7.

(6) Omit Annex 2.

(7) Omit Annex 3.

Commission Decision 2007/240/EC laying down new veterinary certificates for importing live animals, semen, embryos, ova and products of animal origin into the Community

21.—(1) Commission Decision 2007/240/EC  laying down new veterinary certificates for importing live animals, semen, embryos, ova and products of animal origin into the Community is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1,for the words from “into the Community” to the end, substitute “into the United Kingdom, and the certificates for transit through the United Kingdom of products of animal origin, are those published by the appropriate authority from time to time.”;

(b)omit paragraph 2;

(c)for paragraph 3, substitute—

3.  All model certificates, declarations, health attestations, animal transport certificates and any other specific animal health conditions as published by the appropriate authority from time to time are recognised for use by third countries for export into the relevant part of the United Kingdom.

4.  In this paragraph:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) Omit Articles 2 and 3.

(4) Omit Annexes 1 and 2.

Commission Decision 2007/275/EC concerning lists of animals and products to be subject to controls at border inspection posts

22.—(1) Commission Decision 2007/275/EC concerning lists of animals and products to be subject to controls at border inspection posts is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2, after the definition of “dairy products” in point (d), insert—

(e)EU-derived domestic legislation: an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972..

(4) In Article 3(2), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) In Article 6—

(a)in paragraph 1(a)(iv), for “an official language of a Member State,” substitute “English (whether or not they also appear in other languages)”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Commission Decision 2004/438/EC”, substitute “Regulation (EU) No 605/2010”.

(6) Omit Article 9.

(7) In Annex 1—

(a)in the first paragraph in bold before the notes to the table, for “in use in the Union”, substitute “in use in the European Union immediately before exit day”;

(b)in Note 6 to the table, under the heading “Column (3) – Qualification and explanation”—

(i)in the second subparagraph, for “no specific” to the end, substitute “no specific import conditions have currently been agreed”,

(ii)in the third subparagraph commencing “However”, for “other Union legislation”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”,

(iii)in the fourth subparagraph, for “Union law”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”,

(iv)in the fifth subparagraph, for “Union”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”;

(c)in Chapter 99, under the heading “General remarks”, for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place.

(8) In Annex 2—

(a)in the first paragraph, for “in use in the Union”, substitute “in use in the European Union immediately before exit day”;

(b)in the notes relating to the table, under the heading “Column (2) – Explanation”, for “Union legislation”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”.

Commission Decision 2007/777/EC laying down the animal and public health conditions and model certificates for imports of certain meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines for human consumption from third countries

23.—(1) Commission Decision 2007/777/EC laying down the animal and public health conditions and model certificates for imports of certain meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines for human consumption from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in both places;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Decision 2004/432/EC”, substitute “Decision 2011/163/EU”;

(c)after paragraph 2, insert—

3.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2, in the words before point (a)—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 3, in the words before point (a)—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(c)in point (a)—

(i)omit “the Community” where it first appears,

(ii)for “Community” where it appears for the second time, substitute “relevant part of the United Kingdom for which they have responsibility”;

(d)in point (b), for “set out in Annex 3 are imported into the Community”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time are so imported”.

(6) In Article 5—

(a)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for the first reference to “Community”, substitute “part of the United Kingdom for which they have responsibility”,

(iii)for the second reference to “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (b), for “in Annex 3”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in point (c), for “set out in Annex 4” substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)in point (d), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(7) Omit Articles 6, 6a, 7, and 10.

(8) In Annex 1—

(a)in paragraph 1, in point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the second subparagraph, omit “Community” in both places,

(ii)for “Decision 79/542”, substitute “Regulation (EU) No 206/2010,

(iii)in the third subparagraph—

(aa)for the first reference to “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)omit the second reference to “Community”.

(9) Omit Annexes 3 and 4.

Commission Decision 2008/185/EC on additional guarantees in intra-Community trade of pigs relating to Aujeszky’s disease and criteria to provide information on this disease

24.—(1) Commission Decision 2008/185/EC on additional guarantees in intra-Community trade of pigs relating to Aujeszky’s disease and criteria to provide information on this disease is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for the words before point 1, substitute—

The United Kingdom is free of Aujeszky’s disease and vaccination is prohibited in the United Kingdom. The member States or regions of such States that are recognised as free from the disease are listed in Annex I, and those that are not free but have EU approved Aujeszky’s disease eradication plans in place are listed in Annex II.

Pigs intended for breeding or production dispatched to the United Kingdom must come from a member State or region thereof listed in Annex I or must comply with the following additional conditions:;

(b)in points 1 and 2, for “Member State”, substitute “member State” in each place.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)for the words before point 1, substitute—

Pigs intended for slaughter dispatched to the United Kingdom must come from a member State or region thereof listed in Annex I or must comply with the following additional conditions:;

(b)in points 1 and 2, for “Member State”, substitute “member State” in each place.

(4) Omit Articles 3 and 4.

(5) Omit Article 6.

(6) In Article 7—

(a)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  In the case of pigs destined for the United Kingdom from a member State, it is a requirement that the official veterinarian in the country of origin has ascertained the disease status of the holding of origin and the disease-free status of the region of origin and checked the compliance of the pigs in question with the conditions laid down in this Decision.;;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “the health certificate set out in model 2 of Annex F to Directive 64/332/EEC”, substitute “the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)after paragraph 2, insert—

3.  In paragraph 2, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(7) For Article 8, substitute—

Article 8

When pigs are transported to the United Kingdom, it is a requirement that the exporting Member State has ensured that the pigs do not come into contact with pigs of different or unknown status, as regards Aujeszky’s disease, during transport or transit..

(8) Omit Article 10.

(9) In Annex 1, in the last row, omit “UK United Kingdom All regions”.

(10) Omit Annex 4.

Commission Decision 2008/636/EC establishing the list of third countries from which Member States authorise imports of ova and embryos of the porcine species

25.—(1) Commission Decision 2008/636/EC establishing the list of third countries from which Member States authorise imports of ova and embryos of the porcine species, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)for “Article 1 of Decision 2002/613/EC”, substitute “Commission Implementing Decision 2012/137/EU”;

(c)at the end, insert as a new subparagraph—

In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) Omit Article 4.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008 laying down a list of third countries, territories, zones or compartments from which poultry and poultry products may be imported into and transit through the Community and the veterinary certification requirements

26.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 798/2008 laying down a list of third countries, territories, zones or compartments from which poultry and poultry products may be imported into and transit through the Community and the veterinary certification requirements is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in the words after point (b), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 3, for “Community agreements with”, substitute “agreements between the United Kingdom and”.

(3) In Article 2, after the definition in numbered point (20), insert—

(21) ‘the appropriate authority’ means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but ‘the appropriate authority’ is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

(22) ‘third country’ means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the text, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for the words from “as referred to in column 4” to “Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(iii)for the words from “completed in accordance” to the end, substitute “completed in accordance with any notes in relation to that certificate as published from time to time by the appropriate authority”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “as set out in Annex II”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)for the words from “completed in accordance” to the end, substitute “completed in accordance with any relevant explanatory notes published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point (a), for “EC”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “set out in Annex XI”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)for paragraph 5 substitute—

5.  For the purposes of this Regulation, transit may include storage during transit in accordance with Articles 12 and 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, read as if:

(a)‘Community’, in each place where it appears, were replaced by ‘national’;

(b)‘A Member State’ in Article 12(6) were replaced by ‘The appropriate authority’;

(c)Article 12(10) were omitted;

(d)in the first sentence of Article 12(11), “1 to 10” were replaced by “1 to 9”;

(e)in Article 12(11):

(i)in the first subparagraph, for the words from “, the competent authority” to the end of that subparagraph, there were substituted “, the appropriate authority shall suspend or withdraw its approval as referred to in paragraph 4(b); The relevant competent authority must inform the other appropriate authorities of any such withdrawal”, and

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “national law of the member State concerned”, there were substituted “national law”;

(f)Article 12(12) were omitted;

(g)‘Member State from which the products are delivered’ in Article 13 were replaced by ‘the United Kingdom’;

(h)‘Member State from which the products are supplied’ in Article 13 were replaced by ‘the United Kingdom’;

(i)Article 13(6) were omitted;

(j)any duty in Article 13 to provide information to the Commission or to Member States (other than the Member State of destination) were omitted..

(6) In Article 5, in paragraph 1—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (e), for “Member State of destination”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place;

(b)for “Member State of destination”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(8) In Article 7—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”;

(c)in point (b)—

(i)for “the Community reference laboratory”, substitute “a laboratory which has been approved by the appropriate authority as a national reference laboratory,”,

(ii)for “Community is”, substitute “United Kingdom is”;

(d)in point (c), for “Commission”, substitute “the appropriate authority”.

(9) In Article 8, in the words before paragraph 1 point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(10) In Article 9, in paragraph 1, for “Community” substitute, “United Kingdom”.

(11) In Article 10—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b), for “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(12) In Article 11—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b), for “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(13) In Article 12, in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(14) In Article 13, in paragraph 2, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(15) In Article 15, in the words before point (a) and in point (c), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place.

(16) In Article 16—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place.

(17) In Article 17, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(18) Omit Articles 18, 18a and 20 and the final paragraph of Article 21.

(19) In Annex 1—

(a)in Part 1, in footnotes 1 and 2 to the table, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in Part 2—

(i)omit the heading “Model Veterinary Certificates” and all the text below ending with “model veterinary certificate for egg products”,

(ii)in the section headed “Additional Guarantees (AG)”, omit point 10,

(iii)in the section headed “Salmonella control programme”—

(aa)for “Community” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)for “Commission” in each place, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(cc)for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(iv)in the section headed “Specific Conditions”—

(aa)in the first and second paragraphs, for “transit trough the Community” substitute “transit through the United Kingdom”,

(bb)in the third paragraph, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(v)in the section headed “Notes”, omit the general notes and the additional notes for day old chicks;

(c)omit the model certificates.

(20) Omit Annex 2.

(21) In Annex 3—

(a)in the heading “for Community Acts”, substitute “United Kingdom legislative requirements”;

(b)in Part 1—

(i)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point 8.2, in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(iii)in point 8.3(a) and (b), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place,

(iv)in point 8.4, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in Part 2, in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(22) In Annex 4, in Part 1, point 11, for “avian influenza national reference laboratory, OIE or Community reference laboratory for avian influenza”, substitute “a laboratory which has been approved by the appropriate authority as a national reference laboratory for avian influenza or OIE”.

(23) In Annex 7, Part 1, points 1(a), (b) and (d), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place.

(24) In Annex 8—

(a)in Part 1—

(i)in point 1, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point 3—

(aa)for “Community” where it first appears, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)for “in one of the official languages of the Community” substitute “in English, whether or not it also appears in other languages”;

(b)in Part 2, in paragraph 2, for “Member State”, substitute “member State”.

(25) In Annex 9—

(a)in Part 2—

(i)in paragraph 1, for “in accordance with”, substitute “set out in”,

(ii)in paragraph 3, for the second subparagraph, substitute—

Where day old chicks of ratites are not reared in the United Kingdom, they must be transported directly to the final destination (as specified in the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time) and kept there for at least three weeks from the day of hatching.;

(b)in the heading to Part 3, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in Part 4, for point (c), substitute—

(c)where ratites are to be sent to the United Kingdom, a serological test must be carried out on each ratite, in addition to the virus isolation test provided for in point (b) of this Part, where the status of the United Kingdom has been established in accordance with Article 12(2) of Directive 2009/158/EC;.

(26) In Annex 10, in Part 1, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place.

(27) Omit Annex 11.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1251/2008 implementing Council Directive 2006/88/EC as regards conditions and certification requirements for the placing on the market and the import into the Community of aquaculture animals and products thereof and laying down a list of vector species

27.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1251/2008 implementing Council Directive 2006/88/EC as regards conditions and certification requirements for the placing on the market and the import into the Community of aquaculture animals and products thereof and laying down a list of vector species is amended as follows.

(2) After Article 2 insert—

Article 2aInterpretation: animal health certificates

In Articles 5 to 8b, 10 to 12, 14 and 16, “relevant model”, in relation to an animal health certificate, a joint public and animal health certificate or an addendum to an animal health certificate, means the model of that certificate or addendum, as published by the appropriate authority from time to time..

(3) In Articles 5, 6 and 7, for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”.

(4) In Article 8, in paragraph 1—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “model set out in”, substitute “relevant model”;

(b)omit points (a) and (b);

(c)in paragraphs 2 and 3, for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”.

(5) In Article 8a—

(a)in paragraph 1, for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “model animal health certificate and explanatory notes as referred to in paragraph 1”, substitute “relevant model”.

(6) In Article 8b—

(a)in paragraph 1, for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “model animal health certificate and explanatory notes as referred to in that paragraph”, substitute “relevant model”.

(7) In Article 10,in paragraph 2—

(a)in point (a), for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”;

(b)in point (b), for “model certificate and explanatory notes, as referred to in point (a)”, substitute “relevant model”.

(8) In Article 11, in paragraph 3—

(a)in point (a), for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”;

(b)in point (b), for “model certificate and explanatory notes, as referred to in point (a)”, substitute “relevant model”.

(9) In Article 12 in paragraph 2—

(a)in point (a), for the words from “models set out” to “Regulation (EC) No 2074/2005”, substitute “model”;

(b)in point (b), for “and notes set out in the model certificates and attestations, as referred to in point (a)”, substitute “set out in the relevant model”.

(10) In Article 14, in paragraph 3, for “model set out in Part D of Annex IV”, substitute “relevant model”.

(11) In Article 16, in the second paragraph, for the words from “model set out” to “Annex V”, substitute “relevant model”.

(12) Omit Annexes 2, 4 and 5.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 119/2009 laying down a list of third countries or parts thereof, for imports into, or transit through, the Community of meat of wild leporidae, of certain wild land mammals and of farmed rabbits and the veterinary certification requirements

28.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 119/2009 laying down a list of third countries or parts thereof, for imports into, or transit through, the Community of meat of wild leporidae, of certain wild land mammals and of farmed rabbits and the veterinary certification requirements is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1, in point (a), for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 3, in point (i), for “Community agreements with”, substitute “agreements between the United Kingdom and”.

(3) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)for the text, substitute—

The commodities that may be imported into, or transited through, the United Kingdom from a third country are confined to those from a third country or parts thereof listed in Part 1 of Annex I; and in this Regulation “third country” means a country other than a member State or the British Islands,.

(4) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “set out in Annex II”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(iii)omit the words from “completed” to the end;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “set out in Annex III”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in paragraph 3, for the words from “for a certain” to “Part 3 of Annex I”, substitute “by the United Kingdom”;

(d)in paragraph 4, omit “agreed” and “harmonised at Community level”;

(e)after paragraph (4), insert—

5.  In this Article, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(5) Omit Article 5, the second sentence of Article 6, Article 7 and the final paragraph of Article 8.

(6) Omit Parts 2, 3 and 4 of Annex 1.

(7) Omit Annexes 2, 3 and 4.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 206/2009 on the introduction into the Community of personal consignments of products of animal origin

29.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 206/2009 on the introduction into the Community of personal consignments of products of animal origin is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “into the Community”, substitute “into the United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, before “Andorra”, insert “a member State,”;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “Community”, substitute “national”;

(d)after paragraph 4, insert—

5.  In this Regulation:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)omit “, and in 16(4)”,

(ii)for “Article 16(1)(a), (b) and (d)”, substitute “Article 16(1)(a) (read as if “a Member State or” were omitted and as if “Community” were replaced by “national”), 16(1)(b) (read as if both “paragraph 3” and “Community rules” were replaced by “national rules”) and 16(1)(d) (read as if “paragraph 3” were replaced by “national rules”).

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, omit “by Member States”;

(b)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  The appropriate authority must ensure that the veterinary conditions applicable to personal consignments introduced into the United Kingdom are brought to the attention of travellers arriving from a third country.;;

(c)for paragraph 2, substitute—

2.  The information provided to travellers pursuant to paragraph 1, which must include information relevant to keeping animal disease out of the United Kingdom, must be displayed by prominent notices placed in easily visible locations.;;

(d)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for point (a), substitute—

(a)information published by the appropriate authority regarding the procedures for the introduction of certain listed animal products into the United Kingdom, and what constitutes the small quantities that are acceptable as small personal consignments;;

(e)in paragraph 4—

(i)for point (a), substitute “English”,

(ii)in point (b)—

(aa)for “a second language”, substitute “one or more languages”,

(bb)for “that second language”, substitute “those other languages”,

(cc)omit “the language used in the neighbouring country or,”,

(dd)for “the language which is”, substitute “any of the languages which are”,

(iii)in the final subparagraph—

(aa)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”, and

(bb)omit “into the Community”.

(5) In Article 4, omit the words from “, in particular” to the end.

(6) In Article 5—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 3, omit “of the Member State”.

(7) In Article 6, in paragraph 3, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(8) Omit Article 10 and the final paragraph of Article 11.

(9) Omit Annexes 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Commission Decision 2009/712/EC implementing Council Directive 2008/73/EC as regards Internet-based information pages containing lists of establishments and laboratories approved by Member States in accordance with Community veterinary and zootechnical legislation

30.—(1) Commission Decision 2009/712/EC implementing Council Directive 2008/73/EC as regards Internet-based information pages containing lists of establishments and laboratories approved by Member States in accordance with Community veterinary and zootechnical legislation is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member states shall establish by 1 January 2010 at the latest”, substitute “The appropriate authority must establish and maintain”,

(ii)for “the other Member States”, substitute “member States”,

(iii)after “the Directives”, insert “and this Regulation”,

(iv)for points (a) to (c), substitute—

(a)assembly centres subject to veterinary control;

(b)dealers subject to veterinary control;

(c)semen collection and storage centres comprising:

(i)bovine semen collection centres,

(ii)bovine semen storage centres,

(iii)porcine semen collection centres,

(iv)ovine and caprine semen collection centres,

(v)ovine and caprine semen storage centres

(vi)equine semen collection centres,

(vii)equine semen storage centres;

(d)embryo collection and production teams comprising:

(i)bovine embryo collection and production teams,

(ii)equine embryo collection and production teams,

(iii)ovine and caprine embryo collection and production teams,

(iv)porcine embryo collection and production teams,

(e)quarantine facilities or centres;

(f)establishments for poultry under the control of an official veterinarian approved by the appropriate authority;

(g)bodies, institutes and centres subject to veterinary checks;

(h)establishments in the zootechnical field comprising:

(i)bodies approved or recognised for maintaining or establishing a herd-book, flock-book or stud-book in relation to:

  • bovine species,

  • porcine species (pure bred breeding pigs),

  • porcine species (hybrid breeding pigs),

  • ovine species,

  • caprine species,

  • equine species,

that operate criteria laid down for the distribution of funds for the safeguard, development and improvement of breeding,

(ii)bodies that organise equine competitions falling under the derogation from the principle of non-discrimination;

(i)laboratories, that are:

(i)national reference laboratories,

(ii)other laboratories approved to perform serological tests to monitor the efficacies of rabies vaccines.;

(b)for paragraph 2, substitute—

2.  The Internet-based information pages must be in conformity with the models as published by the appropriate authority from time to time and with the additional requirements set out in Annex III.;;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “the relevant Community provisions”, substitute “the relevant Annex I legislation and all related EU-derived domestic legislation”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)for “Member States shall”, substitute “The appropriate authority must”,

(ii)for “the Commission”, substitute “any person that the appropriate authority considers appropriate”;

(e)after paragraph 4, insert—

5.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

for decisions or actions in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“EU-derived domestic legislation” means an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972..

(3) Omit Article 3.

(4) In Annex 1—

(a)in Chapter 1—

(i)in the fourth point, for “Council Directive 90/426/EEC of 26 June 1990”, substitute “Council Directive 2009/156/EC of 30 November 2009”,

(ii)in the sixth point, for “Council Directive 90/539/EEC of 15 October 1990”, substitute “Council Directive 2009/158/EC of 30 November 2009”;

(b)in Chapter 2—

(i)omit the first, second and third points,

(ii)after the fifth point, insert—

Regulation (EU) 2010/1012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2016 on zootechnical and genealogical conditions for the breeding trade in and entry into the Union of purebred breeding animals, hybrid breeding pigs and the germinal products thereof..

(5) Omit Annex 2.

(6) In Annex 3—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Member State”, substitute “name of the relevant part of the United Kingdom”;

(b)omit paragraph 2;

(c)in paragraph 4, for “Member States shall” to the end, substitute “the appropriate authority must make available to other countries and to the public must be given under the column “remarks””.

Commission Decision 2009/821/EC drawing up a list of approved border inspection posts, laying down certain rules on the inspections carried out by Commission veterinary experts and laying down the veterinary units in Traces

31.—(1) Commission Decision 2009/821 drawing up a list of approved border inspection posts, laying down certain rules on the inspections carried out by Commission veterinary experts and laying down the veterinary units in Traces is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, in paragraph 1—

(a)in point (b)—

(i)omit “Commission”,

(ii)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (c), omit “in Traces”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)omit point (a);

(b)in point (b)—

(i)for the definition of “central unit”, substitute “the competent authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for the definition of “regional unit”, substitute “any designated regional competent authority”,

(iii)for the definition of “local unit”, substitute “any designated local authority with responsibility for enforcement”,

(iv)in point (b)(iv), for “listed in Annex I” substitute, “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)after point (b)(iv) insert—

(c)“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(i)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(ii)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(iii)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

(d)“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 3—

(a)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)for “listed in Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for the first reference to “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “listed in Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority frm time to time”,

(iii)for the second reference to “Commission”, substitute “official”,

(iv)omit the words from “together” to the end;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in point (a), for “Community”, substitute “relevant part of the United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point (b), for “Community Rules”, substitute “national rules”.

(6) In Article 5—

(a)in the heading, for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Member State”, substitute “appropriate authorities for the other parts of the United Kingdom”,

(iii)for “Community”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (a), for “Article 3(a) of Regulation (EC) No 998/2003”, substitute “Article 3(a) and (b) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013”;

(d)in point (d)—

(i)for “into EU territory” substitute “into the United Kingdom”,

(ii)after “Article 3 Directive 97/78”, insert “as it applies in the European Union on exit day”.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Designation of regional and local units”;

(b)omit paragraph 1;

(c)for paragraph 2, substitute—

2.  The appropriate authority must only designate a veterinary unit if that unit has adequate equipment to make it compatible with the functioning of the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports;;

(d)in paragraph 3, for “Member States must ensure that all parts of their territory”, substitute “The appropriate authorities must ensure that all parts of the United Kingdom”.

(8) In Article 7—

(a)in the heading, omit “in Traces”;

(b)in the text—

(i)omit “Traces”,

(ii)for “set out in Annex II”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(9) Omit Article 9.

(10) Omit Annexes 1 and 2.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 206/2010 laying down lists of third countries, territories or parts thereof authorised for the introduction into the European Union of certain animals and fresh meat and the veterinary certification requirements

32.—(1) Commission Regulation (EU) No 206/2010 laying down lists of third countries, territories or parts thereof authorised for the introduction into the European Union of certain animals and fresh meat and the veterinary certification requirements, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 4, for “Union acts or in agreements concluded by the Union”, substitute “retained EU law or in agreements concluded by the United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in point (c), for “90/426/EEC”, substitute “2009/156/EC”;

(b)after point (d), insert—

(e)‘the appropriate authority’ means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but ‘the appropriate authority’ is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(i)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(ii)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(iii)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

(f)‘third country’ means any country other than an member State or the British Islands..

(4) In the heading of Chapter 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the words before point (a)—

(i)after “introduced”, insert “from third countries”,

(ii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (b), for “set out in Part 2 of Annex I, taking into account the specific conditions indicated in column 6 of the table in Part 1 of that Annex,”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in point (c)(ii), for “Member State of destination may impose in accordance with Union veterinary legislation and which are included in the certificate”, substitute “appropriate authority may include in the certificate”.

(6) In Article 3a—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “the competent authority of a Member State may authorise the introduction into its territory”, substitute “the appropriate authority may authorise the introduction into the United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point (a)—

(aa)omit “of the Member State of destination”,

(bb)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(iii)in point (b)(ii), for “Decision 2004/211/EC”, substitute “Regulation (EU) 2018/659”,

(iv)in point (e), for “Member State of destination”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(v)in point (f), omit from “, drawn up” to the end,

(vi)in paragraph (g), omit “model of”,

(vii)for the subparagraph after point (g), substitute—

The appropriate authorities of each part of the United Kingdom must inform each other of the authorisation granted under this paragraph prior to the introduction of ungulates into their respective territories.;

(b)in paragraph 2, in the first subparagraph—

(i)in the words before point (a), omit “of the Member States of destination”,

(ii)in point (a)—

(aa)for “Member State of destination”, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(bb)omit the words “into its territory” and “for the Union”,

(iii)in point (b), for “model of”, substitute “relevant”,

(c)in the second subparagraph, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(d)for the third subparagraph, substitute—

The appropriate authority of the part of the United Kingdom authorising the introduction of ungulates pursuant to paragraph 1 shall inform the appropriate authorities of the other parts of the United Kingdom of such authorisation, prior to the introduction of ungulates into its territory..

(7) In Article 3b—

(a)in the heading, for “Member State other than the Member State of destination”, substitute “one part of the United Kingdom to another part”;

(b)in the first subparagraph—

(i)for “a Member State other than the Member State of destination”, substitute “one part of the United Kingdom to another part”,

(ii)before “competent authority” in each place, insert “relevant”,

(iii)for “Member State of transit”, substitute “country of transit”,

(iv)omit from “in view of” to the end;

(c)for the second subparagraph, substitute—

The appropriate authority of the part of the United Kingdom authorising the introduction of ungulates into its territory pursuant to Article 3a shall inform the appropriate authorities of the other parts of the United Kingdom of such authorisation prior to the transit..

(8) In Article 3c—

(a)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  Following an assessment of compliance with the conditions laid down in paragraph 2, the appropriate authority may establish a list of bodies, institutes and centres from which the introduction of ungulates into its territory may be authorised pursuant to paragraph 1 of Article 3a.;;

(b)for paragraph 3, substitute—

3.  The appropriate authority may include in the list referred to in paragraph 1, bodies, institutes or centres in any country outside the United Kingdom which is already included in such a list established by the appropriate authority in another part of the United Kingdom, without having assessed compliance with the conditions laid down in paragraph 2.;;

(c)in paragraph 4, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(d)for paragraph 5, substitute—

5.  The appropriate authority must make available to the public, by means of internet-based information pages, the lists referred to in paragraph 1, and must keep those internet-based information pages up to date.;;

(e)omit paragraph 6.

(9) In Article 4, in paragraphs 1 and 2, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(10) In Article 5, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(11) In Article 6, in the heading and in the text, in the words before point (a), for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(12) In Article 7—

(a)in the heading, for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ii)at the beginning of point (a), insert “that are”;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph, in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute, “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)in paragraph 4, in point (a), for “, drawn up in accordance with the relevant model veterinary certificate set out in Part 2 of Annex IV,”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(13) In Article 8—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the text—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point (a)(i) and point (b), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(14) In Article 9—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the first subparagraph—

(i)for “into the Union”, substitute “from third countries into the United Kingdom”,

(ii)omit “of introduction into the Union”;

(c)in the final subparagraph, for “Part 3 of Annex I”, substitute “a declaration as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(15) In Article 10—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the third subparagraph, for “Part 4 of Annex I”, substitute “a declaration as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(16) In Article 11, in the heading and in paragraphs 1 and 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(17) Omit Article 12.

(18) Omit Article 12a.

(19) In Article 13, in the heading and in paragraph 3, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(20) In Article 13a—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, omit “of the Member State of destination”;

(c)in paragraph 3, in point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(21) In the heading to Chapter 3, for “UNION”, substitute “UNITED KINGDOM”.

(22) In Article 14—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for the words “model veterinary certificate”, substitute “veterinary certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in point (b), for the words “Union” to “Annex II”, substitute “United Kingdom accompanied by the appropriate veterinary certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in point (c)(ii), for “Member State of destination may impose in accordance with Union veterinary legislation and which are included in the certificate”, substitute “appropriate authority may include in the certificate”.

(23) In Article 16—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for “a model veterinary certificate corresponding to the consignment concerned listed in column 4 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II”, substitute “the appropriate veterinary certificate”;

(c)in point (b), for “the model veterinary certificate set out in Part 2 of Annex II”, substitute “the appropriate veterinary certificate”;

(d)in point (d), omit “of introduction into the Union”.

(24) Omit Articles 17 and 17a.

(25) In Article 18—

(a)in the first sentence, for “set out in Annex V”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in the second sentence, omit “agreed” and “, harmonised at Union level”.

(26) Omit Article 19.

(27) In Article 21, omit “and directly applicable in all Member States”.

(28) In Annex 1—

(a)in Part 1—

(i)in the notes to the list of third countries, territories or parts thereof, for the reference to “the Union”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(ii)in the specific conditions—

(aa)for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom” in each place,

(bb)omit points 1 and 10;

(b)omit Parts 2, 3 and 4;

(c)in Part 5—

(i)in points 7, 8 and 9, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point 10, for “Commission and the competent central authorities of the Member States”, substitute “appropriate authority”;

(d)in Part 7—

(i)in the heading and in paragraph 1 of Chapter 1, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in Chapter 2, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(29) In Annex 2—

(a)in Part 1, in the notes to the table, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)omit Part 2.

(30) Omit Annex 3.

(31) Omit Part 2 of Annex 4.

(32) Omit Annex 5.

(33) In Annex 6—

(a)in Part 1, in tables 1, 2 and 3, in the wording immediately below the respective table numbers, for “model veterinary certificate” substitute “model veterinary certificate as published by the appropriate authority”;

(b)omit Part 2;

(c)in Part 3—

(i)in point (e), for “set out in Part 2 of Annex VI to this Regulation”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)in point (h)—

(aa)in the words before subparagraph (i) and in subparagraph (ii), for “competent authority”, substitute “relevant appropriate authority”,

(bb)in point (h)(ii), for set out in Part 2 of Annex VI to this Regulation”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(cc)in point (h)(iv), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)in Part 4—

(i)for “competent authority” in each place, substitute “relevant appropriate authority”,

(ii)in paragraph 4—

(aa)in the first indent of point (iv), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)in the second indent point (v), for “laid down in Par 2 of Annex VI to this Regulation”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(iii)in paragraph 9, for “Member States”, substitute “appropriate authority”.

Commission Decision 2010/470/EC laying down model health certificates for trade within the Union in semen, ova and embryos of animals of the equine, ovine and caprine species and in ova and embryos of animals of the porcine species

33.—(1) Commission Decision 2010/470/EC laying down model health certificates for trade within the Union in semen, ova and embryos of animals of the equine, ovine and caprine species and in ova and embryos of animals of the porcine species, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1, for the words before point (a), substitute—

This Decision lays down the model health certificates for imports into the United Kingdom from EU Member States of the following commodities:;

(c)at the end, insert as a new paragraph—

2.  In this Decision, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Imports into the United Kingdom from member States of semen of animals of the equine species”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “A health certificate in accordance with one of the models specified in paragraphs (a) to (d) for the consignment as published by the appropriate authority from time to time must accompany consignments of semen of animals of the equine species during transport from a member State to the United Kingdom:”;

(c)in points (a), (b), (c) and (d), for the words from “model health certificate” to “trade in the Union in”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States of” in each place.

(4) In Article 3—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Imports into the United Kingdom from member States in ova and embryos of animals of the equine species”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “A health certificate in accordance with one of the models specified in paragraphs (a) to (c) for the consignment as published by the appropriate authority from time to time must accompany consignments of ova and embryos of animals of the equine species during transport from a member State to the United Kingdom:”;

(c)in points (a), (b) and (c), for the words from “model health certificate” to “trade in the Union in”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States of” in each place.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Imports into the United Kingdom from member States in semen of animals of the ovine and caprine species”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “A health certificate in accordance with one of the models specified in paragraphs (a) to (c) for the consignment as published by the appropriate authority from time to time must accompany consignments of semen of animals of the ovine and caprine species into the United Kingdom from a member State:”;

(c)in point (a), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part A”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”;

(d)in point (b), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part B”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”;

(e)in point (c), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part C”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”.

(6) In Article 5—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Imports into the United Kingdom from member States in ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “A health certificate in accordance with one of the models specified in paragraphs (a) and (b) for the consignment as published by the appropriate authority from time to time must accompany consignments of ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species into the United Kingdom from a member State:”;

(c)in point (a), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part A”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”;

(d)in point (b), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part B”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Imports into the United Kingdom from member States in ova and embryos of animals of the porcine species”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “A health certificate in accordance with one of the models specified in paragraphs (a) and (b) for the consignment as published by the appropriate authority from time to time must accompany consignments of ova and embryos of animals of the porcine species into the United Kingdom from a member State:”;

(c)in point (a), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part A”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”;

(d)in point (b), for the words from “model health certificate” to “Part B”, substitute “model health certificate for imports into the United Kingdom from member States”.

(8) Omit Article 9.

(9) Omit the Annexes.

Commission Decision 2010/472/EC on imports of semen, ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species

34.—(1) Commission Decision 2010/472/EC on imports of semen, ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species, is amended as follows.

(2) For Article 1, substitute—

1.  This Decision sets out a list of third countries or parts thereof from which the United Kingdom authorise the importation of consignments of semen, ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species.

It lays down certification requirements for the importation of those commodities into the United Kingdom.

2.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“adjusted Article 17(3)(b) of Directive 92/65/EEC” means that provision as if it read as follows–

A centre or team is approved for the purpose of Article 2(b) and listed for the purpose of Article 3(b) of Commission Decision 2010/472/EC if:

(a)it is situated in a country appearing on the list referred to in point (a) of this paragraph and for which the competent authority is able to give the guarantees provided for in Article 11(2) and (3) of this Directive;

(b)its particulars including its veterinary registration number have been communicated to the appropriate authority;

(c)there is a system under which its approval is immediately suspended or withdrawn by the competent authority of that country where it no longer complies with the conditions referred to in Article 11(2) and (3); and

(d)the system includes immediate notification by the competent authority in question of any such withdrawal or suspension to the appropriate authority.;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands”..

(3) For Article 2, substitute—

Article 2Imports of semen

The appropriate authority must authorise imports of consignments of semen of animals of the ovine and caprine species provided that they comply with the following conditions:

(a)they come from a third country or part thereof listed in Annex I;

(b)they come from an approved semen collection or storage centre in accordance with adjusted Article 17(3)(b) of Directive 92/65/EEC;

(c)they are accompanied by the relevant health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time—

(i)for consignments of semen dispatched from an approved semen collection centre of origin of the semen, or

(ii)for consignments of semen dispatched from an approved semen storage centre; and

(d)they comply with the requirements set out in the health certificates..

(4) For Article 3, substitute—

Article 3Imports of ova and embryos

The appropriate authority must authorise imports of consignments of ova and embryos of animals of the ovine and caprine species provided that they comply with the following conditions:

(a)they come from a third country or part thereof listed in Annex III;

(b)they come from an approved embryo collection or production team listed in accordance with adjusted Article 17(3)(b) of Directive 92/65/EEC;

(c)they are accompanied by a health certificate published by the appropriate authority from time to time;

However, where specific certification requirements are laid down in bilateral agreements between the United Kingdom and a third country, those requirements are to apply.

(d)they comply with the requirements set out in the health certificate..

(5) For Article 4—

(a)in the heading and in paragraph 1 point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(6) Omit Articles 6 and 8.

(7) In the heading of Annex 1, for “Member States are to authorise”, substitute “the appropriate authority is to authorise”.

(8) Omit Annex 2.

(9) In the heading to Annex 3, for “Member States are to authorise”, substitute “the appropriate authority is to authorise”.

(10) Omit Annex 4.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for the introduction into the European Union of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption

35.—(1) Commission Regulation (EU) No 605/2010 laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions for the introduction into the European Union of raw milk, dairy products, colostrum and colostrum-based products intended for human consumption, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, in points (a) and (b), for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place;

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Union acts or in agreements concluded by the Union with third countries”, substitute “United Kingdom agreements with a third country”;

(3) after paragraph 1, insert—

2.  In this Regulation:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 2, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(5) In Article 3, in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(6) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)in paragraph 2, in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(7) In Article 5—

(a)for the first subparagraph, substitute—

Consignments authorised for importation in accordance with Articles 2, 3 and 4 must be accompanied by a health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time for the commodity concerned and completed in accordance with any accompanying explanatory notes.;

(b)omit “agreed” and “harmonised at European Union level”.

(8) In Article 6—

(a)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom” in each place,

(ii)for “the Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b)—

(i)for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “point II.1 of the relevant model health certificate set out in Part 2 of Annex II”, substitute “in the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in point (c), for the words “drawn up” to the end, substitute “completed in accordance with any accompanying explanatory notes”;

(d)in point (d), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(9) Omit Articles 7 and 7a.

(10) In Article 8—

(a)for “European Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)for “Articles 2, 3, 4, 6 or 7”, substitute “Articles 2, 3, 4 and 6”.

(11) Omit Article 10 and the final paragraph of Article 11.

(12) In Annex 1, in the heading to the table and in footnote 1 to the table, for “European Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(13) Omit Annex 2.

Commission Decision 2011/163/EC on the approval of plans submitted by third countries

36.—(1) Commission Decision 2011/163/EC on the approval of plans submitted by third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1, for “Commission”, substitute “Food Standards Agency”;

(c)after paragraph 1, insert as a new paragraph—

2.  In this Decision, “third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before the statement, for “European Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the statement, for “European Union” where it first appears, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before the restrictive footnote, omit “of the Union”,

(ii)in the restrictive footnote, for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) Article 3 and the first paragraph of Article 5 are omitted.

Commission Implementing Decision 2011/215/EU implementing Council Directive 97/78/EC as regards transhipment at the border inspection post of introduction of consignments of products intended for import into the Union or for third countries

37.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision 2011/215/EU implementing Council Directive 97/78/EC as regards transhipment at the border inspection post of introduction of consignments of products intended for import into the Union or for third countries, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, in point (b), for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), after “Article 11 of Directive 97/78” insert “(read as if the duty in paragraph 1 is to be performed by the appropriate authority without involvement of Member States and as if paragraph 4 were omitted)”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)after “Article 11(1) of Directive 97/78”, insert “read in accordance with paragraph 1”,

(bb)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for point (a), substitute—

(a)the consignments come from a third country and are intended for another third country without any further stop on the territories of any part of the United Kingdom;,

(iii)in point (b), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(iv)for point (c), substitute—

(c)the appropriate authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom must inform the appropriate authorities of the other parts of the United Kingdom that they have taken all measures necessary to prevent the consignment being kept in the United Kingdom for longer than the required period before transhipped directly to a third country.;

(v)after point (c), insert—

(d)in this Article:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 4, after “Article 4 of Directive 97/78/EC” insert “(read as if paragraph 5 were omitted)”.

(5) Omit Article 7.

Commission Implementing Decision 2011/630/EU on imports into the Union of semen of domestic animals of the bovine species

38.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision 2011/630/EU on imports into the Union of semen of domestic animals of the bovine species, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(c)for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)at the end, insert—

2.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(3) After Article 1, insert—

3.  For the purposes of this Decision, “adjusted Article 9(2) of Directive 88/407/EEC” means that provision as if it read as follows:

A centre or team is listed for the purpose of Article 2(b) of Commission Implementing Decision 2011/630/EU if–

(a)it is situated in a country appearing on the list referred to in Article 8 of this Directive;

(b)there is a system under which eligibility to remain on the list is immediately suspended or withdrawn by the competent authority of that country where it no longer complies with the conditions referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article; and

(c)the system includes immediate notification by the competent authority in question of any such withdrawal or suspension to the appropriate authority...

(4) In Article 2, in paragraph 1—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)in point (b), before “Article 9(2) of Directive 88/407/EEC” insert “adjusted”;

(c)in point (c)—

(i)in the words before paragraph (i), for “set out” to the end of those words, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)omit paragraph (i),

(iii)in paragraph (ii), for “Model 2 as set out in Section B,”, substitute “a model”,

(iv)in paragraph (iii), for “Model 3 as set out in Section C,”, substitute “a model”;

(d)in paragraph 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) In Article 3, in the heading, in point (a) of paragraph 1 and in paragraph 2, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(6) Omit Articles 5 and 7.

(7) In Annex 1—

(a)in the table—

(i)in the entry for Australia, in the third column headed “Additional Guarantees”, after “model animal health certificate”, insert “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)in the entry for the United States, in the third column headed “Additional Guarantees”, after “animal health certificate” insert “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in the notes under the table—

(i)in footnote 1, after “The model certificate”, insert “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)in footnote 2, after “The model certificates”, insert “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(8) Omit Annex 2.

Commission Regulation (EU) No 28/2012 laying down requirements for the certification for imports into and transit through the Union of certain composite products

39.—(1) Commission Regulation (EU) No 28/2012 laying down requirements for the certification of imports into and transit through the Union of certain composite products is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2, insert at the end—

In this Regulation:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a)—

(i)before “introduced”, insert “from third countries”,

(ii)for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “in accordance with the model health certificate set out in Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for the first reference to “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “at introduction into the Union by the relevant certificate laid down in Union legislation”, substitute “by the relevant health certificate”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)in the words before point (a), for each of the references to “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (b), for “drawn up in accordance with the model health certificate set out in Annex 2”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in points (c) and (d), for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(6) Omit Articles 5, 5a and 8 and the final paragraph of Article 9.

(7) Omit Annexes 1 and 2.

Commission Implementing Decision 2012/137/EU on imports into the Union of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species

40.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision 2012/137/EU on imports into the Union of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1.

(b)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(c)for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)after the second subparagraph, insert—

2.  In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands.

3.  For the purposes of Article 2(1)(b) of this Decision, Article 8 of Directive 90/429/EEC is to be read as if:

(a)“the Community” were replaced by “the United Kingdom”;

(b)“Member States” were replaced by “the appropriate authority”, except in the final subparagraph of paragraph 2;

(c)“third country” were defined to mean any country other than a member State or the British Islands;

(d)the requirement in in the first subparagraph of paragraph 2 on the competent authority of a third country to communicate with the Commission (and any requirement in the second subparagraph of paragraph 2 to inform the Commission) were a condition observed by that competent authority to communicate with and inform the appropriate authority;

(e)the requirement in the third subparagraph of paragraph 2 on the Commission to inform Member States of new and updated lists of semen collection centres were a condition observed by the appropriate authority to inform the other appropriate authorities about any such new and updated lists;

(f)paragraph 3 were omitted..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (c), for the words “drawn up” to “that Annex”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 1, point (a) and in paragraph 2, for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(5) Omit Articles 5 and 7.

(6) Omit Annex 2.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 139/2013 laying down animal health conditions for imports of certain birds into the Union and the quarantine conditions thereof

41.—(1) Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 139/2013 laying down animal health conditions for imports of certain birds into the Union and the quarantine conditions thereof is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2, in the second subparagraph—

(a)in point (b), omit “approved by the competent authority in the Member State of destination”;

(b)in point (f), for “territory of the Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 3, after the definition of “diagnostic manual” in point (h), insert—

(i)“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

  • in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

  • in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

  • in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

(j)“EU-derived domestic legislation” means an enactment made under the European Communities Act 1972;

(k)“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(5) In Article 4, in points (b), (c) and (d), for “Commission” in each place, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(6) In Article 5, in point (f), for “in accordance with the model set out in Annex III”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(7) In Article 6, in the second subparagraph—

(a)for “Each Member State”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)for “Commission, to the other Member States”, substitute “the other appropriate authorities”.

(8) In Article 8, in the first sentence, for “in an official language of the Member State of entry,” substitute “in English (whether or not it also appears in other languages)”.

(9) Omit Article 9.

(10) In Article 10, in paragraph 1—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Union legislation”, substitute “EU-derived domestic legislation”;

(b)in points (a) and (c), for “the Traces network” in each place, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”.

(11) Omit paragraph 5 of Article 13.

(12) In Article 14—

(a)in paragraph 1, omit “Member States shall immediately inform the Commission of any such derogations.”;

(b)in paragraph 2, omit “Member States shall immediately inform the Commission of any such measures.”.

(13) In Article 17, in paragraphs 1 and 2, for “Member States shall communicate with the Commission” in each place, substitute “The appropriate authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom must report to the appropriate authorities of the other parts of the United Kingdom”.

(14) Omit the paragraph after Article 20.

(15) In Annex 2—

(a)in Chapter 1, in point (8)(d), for “Union”, substitute “EU-derived domestic”;

(b)in Chapter 4, for point (4), substitute—

(4) The appropriate authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom must immediately inform the appropriate authorities of the other parts of the United Kingdom of the suspension, withdrawal or re-granting of the approval of any breeding establishment..

(16) Omit Annex 3.

(17) In Annex 4, in Chapter 3, in point (1)—

(a)for “competent authority”, substitute “appropriate authority of the relevant part of the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “Commission”, substitute “relevant appropriate authority”.

Commission Implementing Decision 2013/519 laying down the list of territories and third countries authorised for imports of dogs, cats and ferrets and the model health certificates for such imports

42.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision 2013/519 laying down the list of territories and third countries authorised for imports of dogs, cats and ferrets and the model health certificates for such imports is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom from outside the European Union”,

(ii)in point (a), for “Decision 2004/2011”, substitute “Decision 2018/659”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(3) After Article 1, insert—

Article 1a

In this Decision:

“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 2—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)in point (a)—

(i)for “drawn up in accordance with the model as set out in Part 1 of the Annex”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)for “the explanatory notes set out in Part 2 of the Annex”, substitute “any explanatory notes to the certificate”.

(5) Omit Articles 4 and 6.

(6) Omit the Annex.

Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the non-commercial movement of pet animals

43.—(1) Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the non-commercial movement of pet animals is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)omit “from another Member State or”;

(b)in paragraph 2(b), for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”.

(3) In Article 3—

(a)In point (f), for “set out in implementing acts to be adopted pursuant to this Regulation”, substitute “made available or published by the appropriate authority in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time or, where the context requires, adopted pursuant to the Commission Implementing Regulation as it has effect in European Union Law(2), as amended from time to time,”;

(b)in point (g), for “acts adopted”, substitute “regulations made”;

(c)in point (k), for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”;

(d)after point (k), insert—

(l)‘the Commission Implementing Regulation’ means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council;

(m)‘constituent nation’ means England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland;

(n)‘the Echinococcus multilocularis Regulation’ means Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/772 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs;

(o)‘territory or third country’ means a territory or country other than the British Islands;

(p)‘the Trade Regulations’ means the Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011(3), the Trade in Animals and Related Products (Wales) Regulations 2011(4), the Trade in Animals and Related Products (Scotland) Regulations 2012(5) or the Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011(6) as the case may be..

(4) After Article 3 insert—

Article 3ADefinition: appropriate authority

1.  In this Regulation “the appropriate authority” means—

(a)in relation to England, the Secretary of State;

(b)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(c)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(d)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.

2.  But “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by—

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(5) In Article 5—

(a)in paragraph 3, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)in paragraph 4—

(i)for “Directive 92/65/EEC”, substitute “the Trade Regulations”,

(ii)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(iii)for “Directives 90/425/EEC or 91/496/EEC”, substitute “the Trade Regulations”;

(c)in paragraph 5, for the words from “Commission” to “Article 39”, substitute “the appropriate authority may make regulations”;

(d)omit paragraph 6.

(6) In Chapter 2, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “another”, substitute “a”.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “another”, substitute “a”;

(b)in point (c), after “rabies” insert, “as set out in the Echinococcus multilocularis Regulation or”.

(8) In Article 7—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “another”, substitute “a”;

(b)in paragraph 3—

(i)for the words from the beginning to “an implementing act”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations”,

(ii)omit the second sentence.

(9) Omit Article 8.

(10) In Article 9—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Commission has adopted a delegated act”, substitute “appropriate authority has made regulations”,

(ii)for “Member State”, in the first place it occurs, substitute “constituent nation to which the regulations apply,”,

(iii)for “another” substitute “a”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “Member State”, in the first place it occurs, substitute “a constituent nation”,

(bb)for “another” substitute “a”,

(ii)in points (a) and (b), for “adopted”, substitute “in regulations made”;

(c)omit paragraph 3.

(11) In Chapter 3, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State , substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”.

(12) In Article 10—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(bb)after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”,

(ii)in point (d), for “adopted” substitute “as set out in the Echinococcus multilocularis Regulation or in regulations made”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(iii)after “listed”, in the second place it occurs, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (a), for “Member State”, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(13) In Article 11—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “territory”, substitute “constituent nation”,

(iii)after “listed”, in the first place it occurs, insert “in Part 1 or 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(b)omit paragraph 3;

(c)in paragraph 4—

(i)in the first sentence, for the words from the beginning to “an implementing act”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations”,

(ii)omit the second sentence.

(14) In Article 12—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(bb)after “listed”, in the second place it occurs, insert “in Part 1 or 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”,

(ii)in point (c)—

(aa)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(bb)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 or 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first sentence, for the words from the beginning to “implementing act”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations”,

(ii)omit the second sentence.

(15) In Article 13—

(a)in the heading, for “Establishment of”, substitute “Amendments to”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)for the words from the beginning to “the list in”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations, amend the list of territories and third countries adopted in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation by adding or removing territories and third countries, taking account in particular of the extent to”,

(ii)for “rules adopted”, substitute “regulations made”;

(c)in paragraph 2, in the words before point (a), for the words from the beginning to “the list in”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations, amend the list of territories and third countries adopted in Part 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation by adding or removing territories and third countries, taking account in particular of the extent to”;

(d)omit paragraph 3.

(16) In Article 14—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Commission”, substitute “appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “adopted a delegated act”, substitute “made regulations”,

(iii)for “a Member State”, substitute “a constituent nation to which the regulations apply,”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member State”, substitute “constituent nation”,

(ii)in each of points (a) and (b), for “adopted”, substitute “in regulations made”;

(c)omit paragraph 3.

(17) In Article 15—

(a)for the words from the beginning to “implementing act”, substitute “The appropriate authority may, by regulations”;

(b)after “demonstrated” insert “to the satisfaction of the appropriate authority”;

(c)for “rules adopted”, substitute “regulations made”.

(18) Omit Article 16.

(19) In Article 17(2), in the second subparagraph, for the words from “Commission” to “Article 39” substitute “appropriate authority may make regulations”.

(20) Omit Article 18.

(21) In Article 19—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for the words from “Commission” to “Article 39”, substitute “appropriate authority may make regulations”,

(ii)omit the second subparagraph;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “a delegated act adopted pursuant to”, substitute “regulations made under”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “The delegated acts provided for in”, substitute “Regulations made under”,

(ii)in point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “constituent nations”,

(iii)in point (b), for “Member States are to fulfil”, substitute “are to be fulfilled in constituent nations”.

(22) In Article 20—

(a)in the heading, for “Member States”, substitute “constituent nations”;

(b)in the unnumbered paragraph—

(i)for the words from “Commission” to “an implementing act”, substitute “appropriate authority may, by regulations”,

(ii)for “Member States”, in each place it occurs, substitute “constituent nations”,

(iii)omit the second sentence.

(23) In Chapter 5, in Section 1, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “another”, substitute “a”.

(24) In Article 21—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “passport”, substitute “pet travel document”,

(ii)for “to be adopted”, substitute “made available or published”,

(iii)after “this Article”, insert “or the passport adopted pursuant to Article 3(1) or (2) of the Commission Implementing Regulation as it has effect in European Union law, as amended from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words from “Commission” to “down”, substitute “appropriate authority may make available or publish”,

(ii)for “as well as”, substitute “in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time. The appropriate authority may make regulations laying down”,

(iii)omit the final sentence;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “passport”, substitute “pet travel document”,

(ii)for “Member State”, substitute “country”.

(25) In Article 22(2), in the second subparagraph, for “the delegated act adopted”, substitute “regulations made”.

(26) In Article 24(1)—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”;

(b)for “a Member State”, substitute “its constituent nation”;

(c)for “another”, substitute “a”.

(27) In Chapter 5, in Section 2, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”.

(28) In Article 25—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “to be adopted”, substitute “made available or published”,

(ii)after “Article”, insert “or adopted pursuant to Article 4 of the Commission Implementing Regulation as it has effect in European Union law, as amended from time to time”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words from “Commission” to “down”, substitute “appropriate authority may make available or publish”,

(ii)for “as well as”, substitute “in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time. The appropriate authority may make regulations laying down”,

(iii)omit the final sentence;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(29) In Article 26, in the words before point (a)—

(a)after “official veterinarian of”, insert “a constituent nation or”;

(b)after “competent authority of”, insert “a constituent nation or”.

(30) In Article 27—

(a)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “territory”, substitute “constituent nation”;

(b)in point (a)—

(i)after “issued in”, insert “a constituent nation or”,

(ii)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(c)in point (b)—

(i)for “a Member State”, in each place it occurs, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”,

(iii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(31) In Chapter 5, in Section 3, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “another”, substitute “a”.

(32) In Article 28—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a)—

(i)for the words from “Commission” to “adopt”, substitute “appropriate authority may make available or publish”,

(ii)for “which shall”, substitute “in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time. The model must”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words from “implementing” to “also lay” substitute “appropriate authority may make regulations laying”,

(ii)for “that paragraph”, substitute “paragraph 1 of this Article”,

(iii)omit the second sentence.

(33) In Chapter 5, in Section 4, in the heading—

(a)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”.

(34) In Article 30—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a)—

(i)for the words from “Commission” to “adopt”, substitute “appropriate authority may make available or publish”,

(ii)for “which shall”, substitute “in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time. The model must”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words from “implementing” to “also lay”, substitute “appropriate authority may make regulations laying”,

(ii)for “that paragraph”, substitute “paragraph 1 of this Article”,

(iii)omit the second sentence;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(35) In Chapter 6, in Section 1, in the heading, for “Member States”, substitute “the United Kingdom”.

(36) In Article 32—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(bb)for “territory”, substitute “constituent nation”,

(ii)in point (a), for “Member State of destination”, substitute “appropriate authority”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “Member State”, in the first and third place it occurs, substitute “constituent nation”,

(ii)for “Member State”, in the second place it occurs, substitute “appropriate authority for the constituent nation”.

(37) In Article 33—

(a)in the heading—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “another”, substitute “a”,

(iii)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Without prejudice to Article 16 and in”, substitute “In”,

(ii)for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(iii)for “territory”, in the first place it occurs, substitute “constituent nation”,

(iv)for “another”, substitute “a”,

(v)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “another”, substitute “a”,

(iii)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(38) In Article 34—

(a)in the heading—

(i)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(ii)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)omit “of a Member State”,

(ii)for “that Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(iii)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(iv)after “listed” insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “a Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”,

(ii)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(iii)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(d)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)after “entry”, insert “in their constituent nation”;

(e)in paragraph 4—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (c), omit “into other Member States”.

(39) In Article 35(2), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(40) In Article 36—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)in the words before point (a), for the words from “a Member State, a territory” to “implementing act,”, substitute “the United Kingdom, a territory or third country, and is liable to represent a serious threat to public or animal health, the appropriate authority may, by regulations, put in place one of the following measures”,

(bb)in point (a), omit “of the Member State or territory”,

(cc)in point (b), omit “Member State or”,

(ii)omit the second subparagraph;

(b)omit paragraph 2.

(41) In Article 37—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in point (a), omit “provided for in Article 18”,

(ii)in point (c)—

(aa)in the words before point (i), for “Member States’ territory”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)omit point (ii),

(iii)in point (e)—

(aa)for “the conditions”, substitute “any conditions”,

(bb)for “Member States’ territory”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(cc)omit the words from “, laid down by” to the end,

(iv)in point (f), omit “of the Member States”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Commission”, substitute “other appropriate authorities”;

(d)omit paragraph 4.

(42) In Article 38, for the words from “Commission” to “Article 39 to”, substitute “appropriate authority may, by regulations,”.

(43) For Article 39 substitute—

Article 39Regulations

1.  Regulations made by the Secretary of State or the Welsh Ministers under this Regulation are to be made by statutory instrument.

2.  For regulations made under this Regulation by the Scottish Ministers, see section 27 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010(7).

3.  Any power of the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to make regulations under this Regulation is exercisable by statutory rule for the purposes of the Statutory Rules (Northern Ireland) Order 1979(8).

4.  A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Secretary of State under this Regulation is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

5.  A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Welsh Ministers under this Regulation is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

6.  Regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under this Regulation are subject to the negative procedure (see section 28 of the Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010).

7.  Regulations made by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs under this Regulation are subject to negative resolution within the meaning of section 41(6) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(9) as if they were a statutory instrument within the meaning of that Act.

8.  Regulations made under this Regulation may—

(a)contain consequential, incidental, supplementary, transitional or saving provision, including provision amending, repealing or revoking enactments (which has the meaning given by section 20(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018);

(b)make different provision for different purposes.

9.  Except as specified in paragraph 10, before making any regulations under this Regulation, an appropriate authority must consult—

(a)such bodies or persons as appear to the appropriate authority to be representative of the interests likely to be substantially affected by the regulations;

(b)such other bodies or persons as the appropriate authority may consider appropriate.

10.  Where the appropriate authority considers there to be duly justified imperative grounds of urgency relating to a serious risk to public or animal health, the duty to consult set out in paragraph 9 does not apply to regulations made under Article 13, 19 or 36, provided that any such regulations are stated to expire at a date no later than six months after the date on which they are made.

(44) Omit Articles 40 to 42.

(45) In Article 43—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, omit the words from “with the exception” to the end,

(ii)omit the second subparagraph;

(b)omit paragraph 3.

(46) After Article 45, omit the words from “This Regulation” to “Member States.”.

(47) In Annex 3—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in point (b)(ii), after “726/2004”, insert “as it applies in the European Union as amended from time to time”,

(ii)in point (c), after “third country”, insert “which is not a Member State”,

(iii)after point (c), insert—

(d)where it is administered in the United Kingdom, it must have been granted a marketing authorisation in accordance with regulation 4 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013(10).;

(b)in paragraph 2(e)—

(i)after “point 1(b)”, insert “or (d)”,

(ii)omit “Member State or territory or third”.

(48) In Annex 4, in paragraph 2—

(a)in point (a)—

(i)in point (i), in the first indent—

(aa)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(bb)for “in the implementing acts adopted”, substitute “in Part 1 or 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”,

(ii)in point (ii)—

(aa)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(cc)after “listed”, insert “in Part 1 or 2 of Annex 2 to the Commission Implementing Regulation or”;

(b)in point (c), after “2000/258/EC”, insert “or Article 3 of Decision 2000/258/EC as it has effect in European Union law(11), as amended form time to time”.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

44.—(1) Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, for “passports”, substitute “pet travel documents”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “passport”, substitute “pet travel document”,

(ii)for the words from “set out in Part 1” to the end, substitute “made available or published by the appropriate authority, in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time”;

(c)omit paragraph 2.

(3) In Article 4—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)for point (a), substitute—

(a)made available or published by the appropriate authority, in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time;;

(c)in point (b), for “that Annex”, substitute “Annex 4 to this Regulation”.

(4) After Article 6, omit the words from “This Regulation” to “Member States.”.

(5) In Annex 1, in Part 3, for the words “at least one of” to the end, substitute “English and may also be drawn up in other languages”.

(6) Omit Annex 3.

(7) In Annex 4—

(a)omit Part 1;

(b)in Part 2—

(i)in point (c)—

(aa)for the words from “at least one of” to “English”, in the first place it occurs, substitute “English and may also be drawn up in other languages”,

(bb)for the words from “at least one of” to “English”, in the second place it occurs, substitute “English and may also be completed in other languages”,

(ii)in point (f)—

(aa)after “laid down in”, insert “Article 3(1) to (4), Article 4(1) and (3) and Article 5(2) of”,

(bb)after “followed”, insert “, reading both the reference to “the veterinary legislation” in Article 3(1) and the reference to “veterinary legislation” in Article 3(4) as references to “Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the non-commercial movement of pet animals””;

(c)in Part 3, in Section B, for the words from “at least one of” to “English”, substitute “English and may also be drawn up in other languages”.

Commission Implementing Regulation EU No 743/2013 introducing protective measures on imports of bivalve molluscs from Turkey intended for human consumption

45.—(1) Commission Implementing Regulation EU 743/2013 introducing protective measures on imports of bivalve molluscs from Turkey intended for human consumption is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)after paragraph 1, insert—

2.  In this Regulation, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”;

(b)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(5) In Article 4, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(6) Omit the sentence after Article 5.

Commission Implementing Decision 2013/764/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to classical swine fever in certain Member States

46.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision 2013/764/EU concerning animal health control measures relating to classical swine fever in certain Member States is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1, in the first subparagraph, for the words from “Member States” to the end, substitute “United Kingdom in respect of the importation of live pigs from member States or areas thereof as set out in the Annex”;

(c)after paragraph 1, insert—

2.  In this Decision, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in the heading, for “other Member States”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for paragraph 1, substitute—

1.  The appropriate authority must ensure that no live pigs are imported into the United Kingdom from the member States or areas thereof as listed in the Annex.;;

(c)omit paragraph 2.

(4) In Article 2a—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Derogations for the importation into the United Kingdom of live pigs from member States”;

(b)for the words before the first indent, substitute—

1.  By way of derogation from Article 2(1), the appropriate authority may authorise the importation of live pigs from holdings located within any area listed in the Annex provided that the overall classical swine fever situation in that area is favourable and the pigs concerned were kept in holdings where:;;

(c)in the first indent, after “Directive 2001/89/EC” insert “as it exists on exit day”;

(d)in paragraph 2, for the words “referred” to “64/432/EEC” substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(5) In Article 3—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Prohibition on the importation into the United Kingdom of consignments of porcine semen and ova and embryos of swine from the member States or areas thereof listed in the Annex”;

(b)for the words before point (a), substitute “The appropriate authority must ensure that consignments of the following are not accepted into the United Kingdom from the member States listed in the Annex:”.

(6) In Article 4—

(a)in the heading, for “Dispatch”, substitute “Imports of”;

(b)for the words before point (a) ending with “only if”, substitute—

The appropriate authority must ensure that consignments of fresh pigmeat, meat preparations and meat products consisting of or containing pigmeat from pigs kept in holdings located in the member States or areas thereof listed in the Annex, are only imported to the United Kingdom if:;

(c)in point (a)—

(i)for “appropriate intra-Union trade health certificate”, substitute “relevant health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(ii)in the first indent, after “Directive 2001/89/EC” insert “as it exists on exit day”,

(iii)in point (a)(iii), in paragraph 1, after “Article 15(2)(b) of Directive 2001/89/EC”, insert “as it exists on exit day”;

(d)in point (b), for “appropriate intra-Union trade health certificate”, substitute “relevant health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(7) In Article 5, in the words before point (a), for “The member States concerned”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(8) Omit Articles 6 to 11.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 636/2014 on a model certificate for the trade of unskinned large wild game

47.—(1) Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 636/2014 on a model certificate for the trade of unskinned large wild game is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)for “Member States”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)for “in the Annex”, substitute “in a model certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)after the second subparagraph, insert—

In this Article, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) Omit the sentence following Article 2.

(4) Omit the Annex.

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1901 laying down certification rules and a model health certificate for importation into the Union of consignments of live animals and of animal products from New Zealand

48.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/1901 laying down certification rules and a model health certificate for importation into the Union of consignments of live animals and of animal products from New Zealand, is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for the second subparagraph, substitute—

It provides for a model health certificate to be published by the appropriate authority from time to time that can be used for the importation of live animals and of animal products into the United Kingdom, for which equivalence has been determined under a veterinary equivalence agreement between the United Kingdom and New Zealand on sanitary measures applicable to trade in live animals and animal products.;

(c)after paragraph 1, insert—

2.  In this Decision, “the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) For Article 2, substitute—

Article 2Importation of live animals and animal products

1.  The appropriate authority must authorise the importation of consignments of live animals and of animal products, for which equivalence has been determined for animal and human health measures, from New Zealand provided they are accompanied by an appropriate health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time, which is issued (subject to paragraph 2) before departure of the consignment from New Zealand.

2.  Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the health certificate may be issued after departure of the consignment from New Zealand of live animals and animal products with certification systems equivalence recorded in a relevant veterinary equivalence agreement, provided that the certificate—

(a)includes a reference to the appropriate eligibility document (ED);

(b)includes the date of issue of the ED; and

(c)is provided to the border inspection post on arrival of the consignment.

3.  The United Kingdom’s health requirements apply to the importation of live animals and animal products from New Zealand..

(4) Omit Articles 5 and 7.

(5) Omit Annexes 1 and 2.

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/320 on certain animal health protection measures for intra-Union trade in salamanders and the introduction into the Union of such animals in relation to the fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans

49.—(1) Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/320 on certain animal health protection measures for intra-Union trade in salamanders and the introduction into the Union of such animals in relation to the fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1—

(a)omit “intra-Union”;

(b)for “Union”, in the second place where it appears, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in point (f)—

(i)omit “before being dispatched to another Member State or”,

(ii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (h)—

(i)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)omit the words from “and drawn up” to the end;

(c)after point (i), insert—

(j)“the appropriate authority” means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but “the appropriate authority” is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(i)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(ii)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(iii)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs;

(k)“third country” means any country other than a member State or the British Islands..

(4) In Article 3—

(a)in the heading, omit “intra-Union”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)for the words before (a), substitute—

1.  The appropriate authority shall prohibit the import into the United Kingdom of consignments of salamanders except:,,

(ii)in point (a), for “set out in Part A of Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(iii)in point (b), for “to the Member State of destination”, substitute “to the United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words before point (a), substitute—

2.  Where consignments of salamanders from member States which have originated from a third country have already undergone quarantine in the appropriate establishment of destination in accordance with Article 6, the appropriate authority may only authorise the acceptance of such consignments into the United Kingdom where they comply with the following conditions:,,

(ii)in point (b)—

(aa)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)for “set out in Part A of Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (a)(i), for “Decision 2004/211/EC”, substitute “Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/659”;

(d)in point (b), for “set out in Part B of Annex I”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)in point (c), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(6) In Article 5, for the words before point (a), substitute—

The appropriate authority shall ensure that border inspection posts do not accept the entry into the United Kingdom of any consignments of salamanders unless importers or their agents have provided a written attestation in English (other languages may also appear), signed by the person responsible for the appropriate establishment of destination, stating:.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)in the heading, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(8) In Article 7, in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(9) In Article 8, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(10) In Article 9, for the words before point (a), substitute—

At the latest by 30 June each year, starting from 2019, where the appropriate authority has authorised the handling of consignments of salamanders in the previous year at a border inspection post in the United Kingdom, the competent authority at the border inspection post shall notify the appropriate authority of the following information related to the introduction of salamander consignments into the United Kingdom:.

(11) Omit Articles 10 and 12.

(12) Omit Annex 1.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/659 on the conditions for the entry into the Union of live equidae and of semen, ova and embryos of equidae

50.—(1) Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/659 on the conditions for the entry into the Union of live equidae and of semen, ova and embryos of equidae is amended as follows.

(2) For “Union”, in each place where it occurs—

(a)in the Section titles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7;

(b)in the headings to Articles 11, 12, 15 and 18,

substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)in the second column of point (c), for “Council Directive 90/427/EEC”, substitute “Article 2(e) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2015/262 laying down rules pursuant to Council Directives 90/427/EEC and 2009/156/E C as regards the methods for the identification of equidae (Equine Passport Regulations)”;

(b)for the second column of point (f), substitute “means the status of a registered horse originating in another country and moved into the United Kingdom for a period of less than 90 days”;

(c)in points (g), (h), (i) and (j), for “Union” in each place it occurs, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)in point (s), omit the definition of “TRACES” ;

(e)after point (s)—

(i)in the first column, insert “(t) ‘the appropriate authority’”,

(ii)in the second column, insert—

means the Secretary of State (in relation to England), the Welsh Ministers (in relation to Wales), the Scottish Ministers (in relation to Scotland) and the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (in relation to Northern Ireland); but ‘the appropriate authority’ is the Secretary of State if consent is given by:

(a)

in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(b)

in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(c)

in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs.;

(f)after point (t), insert—

(i)in the first column, insert “(u) ‘third country’”,

(ii)in the second column, insert “means any country other than a member State or the British Islands.”.

(4) In Article 3, in paragraph 1—

(a)in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (a), for “model health certificate set out in Section A of Part I of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)in point (b), for “model health certificate set out in Section B of Part I of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(d)in point (c), for “appropriate model health certificate set out in Section A or B of Part 2 of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)in point (d), for “model health certificate set out in Section A of Part 3 of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(f)in point (e), for “model health certificate set out in Section B of Part 3 of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(g)in point (f), for “model health certificate set out in Section A of Part 3 of Annex 2”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(bb)for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)in point (a), after “in accordance with”, insert “adjusted”,

(iii)in point (b), for “appropriate model health certificate set out in Part 1 of Annex 3”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(c)after paragraph 1, insert—

In this Article “adjusted Article 17(3)(b) of Directive 92/65/EEC” means that provision as if it read as follows:

A team is listed for the purpose of Article 4(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/659 if —

(a)it is situated in a country appearing on the list referred to in point (a) of this paragraph and for which the competent authority is able to give the guarantees provided for in Article 11(2) and (3) of this Directive;

(b)its particulars including its veterinary registration number have been communicated to the appropriate authority;

(c)there is a system under which its approval is immediately suspended or withdrawn by the competent authority of that country where it no longer complies with the conditions referred to in Article 11(2) and (3); and

(d)the system includes immediate notification by the competent authority in question of any such withdrawal or suspension to the appropriate authority..

(6) In Article 5—

(a)number the text as paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a)—

(i)for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in point (a), after “in accordance with”, insert “adjusted”;

(d)in point (b), for “appropriate model health certificate set out in Part 2 of Annex 3”, substitute “relevant certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(e)after paragraph 1, insert—.

In this Article, “adjusted Article 17(3)(b) of Directive 92/65/EEC”, means that provision as if it read as follows:

A team is listed for the purpose of Article 5(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/659 if—

(a)it is situated in a country appearing on the list referred to in point (a) of this paragraph and for which the competent authority is able to give the guarantees provided for in Article 11(2) and (3) of this Directive;

(b)its particulars including its veterinary registration number have been communicated to the appropriate authority;

(c)there is a system under which its approval is immediately suspended or withdrawn by the competent authority of that country where it no longer complies with the conditions referred to in Article 11(2) and (3); and

(d)the system includes immediate notification by the competent authority in question of any such withdrawal or suspension to the appropriate authority..

(7) In Article 6—

(a)in paragraph 1, in point (b), for “the explanatory notes provided for in Part 4 of Annex 2 and Part 3 of Annex 3 respectively”, substitute “any explanatory notes as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”;

(b)omit paragraph 2.

(8) In Article 7, in paragraph 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(9) In Article 8—

(a)for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 1, in point (b)—

(i)omit “the” before “specific”,

(ii)omit “set out in Sections A and B of Part 1 and in Section A of Part 3 of Annex 2”.

(10) In Article 9—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”.

(11) In Article 10—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “the appropriate authority”.

(12) In Article 11, in paragraphs 1 and 2, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(13) In Article 12—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(ii)for “in or on behalf of the Member State of entry”, substitute “by or on behalf of the appropriate authority for the relevant part of the United Kingdom at the port of entry”,

(iii)for “the competent authority of that member State of entry”, substitute “the appropriate authority in question”;

(b)omit paragraph 2.

(14) In Article 13, in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(15) In Article 14, in paragraph 1, for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(16) In Article 15, for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(17) In Article 16—

(a)in paragraph 1, in point (b), for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”;

(b)omit paragraph 2;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)in point (a), for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”,

(ii)omit point (c);

(e)in paragraph 6, for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”.

(18) In Article 17, in paragraph 1—

(a)for “Union”, in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b), for “respective Member State”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)omit point (c).

(19) In Article 18—

(a)in paragraph 1, in the words before point (a), for “Union” in each place, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in point (b), for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”,

(ii)in point (d), omit the words from “or, if there had been” to the end;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in point (b), for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”,

(ii)in point (d)—

(aa)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)omit “or if there had been a previous movement to another Member State, in accordance with Article 16(2)(c)”,

(iii)in point (e), omit from “or if there had been” to the end.

(20) In Article 19—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “a Member State”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (b)(ii)—

(aa)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)for “that Member State”, substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member State”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (a)—

(aa)for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”,

(bb)omit from “or, if there had been a previous movement” to “Article 16(2)(c)”,

(iii)in point (c), omit “or, if there had been a previous movement” to “Article 16(2)(c)”;

(c)in paragraph 4—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)omit “where required by the Member State concerned”,

(ii)in point (a), for “TRACES”, substitute “the United Kingdom’s system for the notification of imports”,

(iii)in point (b), omit “or, if there had been a previous movement” to “Article 16(2)(c)”.

(21) In Article 20—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Member States”, substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (a), for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(iii)in point (b), for “in accordance with Section A of Part 2 of Annex II”, substitute “as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(iv)in point (c)—

(aa)for “Member State of origin”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(bb)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)omit paragraph 2;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “the corresponding model health certificates provided for in Section B of Part 2 of Annex II in respect of the relevant event”, substitute “the health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time in respect of the relevant event”;

(d)in paragraph 4, for “health certificate in accordance with Section A of Part 2 of Annex II”, substitute “relevant health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”.

(22) In Article 21—

(a)in the words before point (a), for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in point (b)—

(aa)for “health certificate referred to in Article 3(1)(e) of this Regulation”, substitute “relevant health certificate as published by the appropriate authority from time to time”,

(bb)for “Union”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(23) Omit Article 22.

(24) In the sentence after Article 24, omit “and directly applicable in all Member States”.

(25) Omit Annexes 2, 3 and 5.

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/772 supplementing Regulation (EC) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs

51.—(1) Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/772 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to preventive health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 1, for “territory or parts of the territory of certain Member States”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(3) In Article 2—

(a)for the heading, substitute “Categorisation of the United Kingdom in view of its eligibility for preventive health measures”;

(b)omit paragraphs 1 and 2;

(c)for paragraph 3, substitute—

3.  Wild definitive host animals likely to harbour the Echinococcus multilocularis parasite are present in the United Kingdom, but occurrence of the infection with this parasite has not been recorded in those animals. The United Kingdom has declared itself, in accordance with the procedures for self-declaration set out in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code of the World Organisation for Animal Health, free from Echinococcus multilocularis infection in wild definitive host animals, and rules are in place for Echinococcus multilocularis infection in wild definitive host animals to be compulsorily notifiable under national law.;;

(d)omit paragraph 4.

(4) Omit Article 3.

(5) In Article 4—

(a)omit paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a), for the words from the beginning to “territory” substitute “The appropriate authority”,

(ii)in point (a)—

(aa)for “they have”, substitute “it has”,

(bb)omit “under national law”,

(iii)in point (b), for “they have”, substitute “it has”,

(iv)in point (c), for “they implement”, substitute “it implements”,

(v)omit points (d) and (e);

(c)omit paragraphs 3 and 4.

(6) In Article 5—

(a)omit paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for the words from the beginning to “Article 2(3) are”, substitute “The appropriate authority is”,

(bb)for “their territory or into parts of their territory”, substitute “its constituent nation”,

(ii)omit point (c) and the “; or” before it;

(c)omit paragraphs 3 and 4.

(7) In Article 6—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “territory or into the parts of the territory of a Member State referred to in Article 3 of this Regulation”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “territory or into parts of the territory of such Member State”, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 3(b)(i), for “Article 5 of Directive 2001/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council”, substitute “regulation 4 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013(12)”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)in point (a)—

(aa)in the words before point (i), for the words from “passport” to the end, substitute “pet travel document or passport laid down in accordance with the model”,

(bb)for point (i), substitute—

(i)made available or published by the appropriate authority, in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time, or set out in Part 1 of Annex 3 to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 as it has effect in European Union law, as amended from time to time, in the case of non-commercial movements of dogs into the United Kingdom from a Member State or entry into the United Kingdom after movement to or transit through a territory or a third country other than a Member State, from the United Kingdom, in accordance with point (b) of Article 27 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013; or,

(cc)for point (ii), substitute—

(ii)set out in Part 3 of Annex 3 to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 as it has effect in European Union law, as amended from time to time, in the case of non-commercial movements of dogs into the United Kingdom from a territory or third country listed in Part 1 of Annex 2 to that Implementing Regulation; or,

(ii)in point (b)—

(aa)for “set out in Part 1 of Annex IV to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013”, substitute “made available or published by the appropriate authority, in such manner as appears to the appropriate authority to be appropriate from time to time”,

(bb)for “territory or into parts of a Member State referred to in Article 3 of this Regulation”, substitute “United Kingdom”,

(cc)after “other than”, insert “a Member State or”,

(dd)after “that Implementing Regulation”, insert “or from a Member State in accordance with Article 24(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013”.

(8) In Article 7—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “a Member State referred to in Article 3”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(bb)for “territory or into parts of its territory”, substitute “constituent nation”,

(ii)in point (a), for the words from “another Member State” to the end, substitute “a Member State listed in Part 1 of the Annex to Regulation 2018/878”,

(iii)in point (b), for the words from “another Member State” to the end, substitute “a Member State listed in Part 2 of the Annex to Regulation 2018/878”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “a Member State referred to in Article 3”, substitute “the appropriate authority”,

(bb)for “territory or into parts of its territory”, substitute “constituent nation”,

(ii)in point (b), for “the Member State referred to in Article 3”, substitute “a Member State listed in Part 1 or 2 of the Annex to Regulation 2018/878”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for the words from the beginning to “making”, substitute “If the appropriate authority makes”,

(ii)after “paragraph 2”, insert “, it”;

(d)after paragraph 3, insert—

4.  For the purposes of this Article, “Regulation 2018/878” means Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/878 adopting the list of Member States, or parts of the territory of Member States, that comply with the rules for categorisation laid down in Article 2(2) and (3) of Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/772 concerning the application of preventative health measures for the control of Echinococcus multilocularis infection in dogs, as it has effect in European Union law(13), as amended from time to time..

(9) After Article 9, omit the words from “This Regulation” to “Member States.”.

(10) In Annex 1—

(a)in the heading, for “, 4(2)(c) and Article 4(3)(c)(i)”, substitute “and 4(2)(c)”;

(b)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Member State or part”, substitute “United Kingdom or constituent nation”,

(ii)for “Member State”, in the second place it occurs”, substitute “United Kingdom”.

(1)

1972 c.68. Section 2(2) was amended by section 27(1)(a) of the Legislative and Regulatory Reform Act 2006 (c.51) and Part 1 of the Schedule to the European Union (Amendment) Act 2008 (c.7).

(2)

OJL 178 28.6.2013, p. 109.

(9)

1954 c. 33 (N.I.). Section 41(6) was amended by S.I. 1999/663.

(10)

S.I. 2013/2033, amended by S.I. 2014/599 and 2018/761.

(11)

OJL 079, 30/3/2000, p.40.

(12)

S.I. 2013/2033, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(13)

OJL 155, 19.6.2018, p.1.

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