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The Products of Animal Origin (Third Country Imports) (Wales) Regulations 2002 (revoked)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTRODUCTION

    1. 1. Title, commencement and application

    2. 2. Interpretation

    3. 3. Exemptions

  3. PART II ENFORCEMENT

    1. 4. Enforcement authorities

    2. 5. Enforcement by an authorised officer or the Agency in place of local authority

    3. 6. Appointment of official veterinary surgeons and official fish inspectors

    4. 7. Exercise of enforcement powers

    5. 8. Powers of entry and inspection

    6. 9. Powers in relation to documents

    7. 10. Protection of officials acting in good faith

    8. 11. Entry warrants

    9. 12. Local authority returns

    10. 13. Suspension of border inspection posts

    11. 14. Regulatory functions of official fish inspectors

  4. PART III PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO PRODUCTS IN GENERAL

    1. 15. Prohibition of non-conforming products

    2. 16. Introduction of products at border inspection posts

    3. 17. Advance notice of introduction or presentation

    4. 18. Presentation of products at border inspection posts

    5. 19. Veterinary checks

    6. 20. Certificate of veterinary clearance to accompany consignment

    7. 21. Products which fail veterinary checks

    8. 22. Treatment as animal by-products

    9. 23. Products containing unauthorised substances and excess residues

    10. 24. Consignments and products illegally introduced

    11. 25. Products dangerous to animal or public health

    12. 26. Serious or repeated infringements

    13. 27. Invalidation of veterinary documents

    14. 28. Costs in respect of products re-dispatched or disposed of

  5. PART IV ON-BOARD CATERING SUPPLIES

    1. 29. Disposal of unused catering supplies

  6. PART V PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR IMPORT

    1. 30. Retention of documents at border inspection posts

    2. 31. Evidence of certification of, and payment for, veterinary checks

    3. 32. Products not intended for the United Kingdom

    4. 33. Products transported under supervision

    5. 34. Transhipment of products intended for import

  7. PART VI TRANSIT PRODUCTS

    1. 35. Border inspection posts of entry and exit

    2. 36. Prior authorisation of transit

    3. 37. Physical check of transit products

    4. 38. Movement of transit products

    5. 39. Disposal of returned transit products

  8. PART VII PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR WAREHOUSES OR SHIPS’ STORES

    1. 40. Application of Part VII

    2. 41. Additional information to be given in advance

    3. 42. Physical check of non-conforming products

    4. 43. Exclusion of non-conforming products from warehouses

  9. PART VIII PRODUCTS RETURNED FROM THIRD COUNTRIES

    1. 44. Meaning of “export certificate”

    2. 45. Additional documentation for returned products

    3. 46. Physical check of returned products

    4. 47. Movement of returned products

  10. PART IX CHARGES FOR VETERINARY CHECKS

    1. 48. Payment of charges

    2. 49. Calculation of charges

    3. 50. Conversion of charges to sterling

    4. 51. Liability for charges

    5. 52. Information relating to charges

    6. 53. Appeals against charges

  11. PART X EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS

    1. 54. Disease outbreaks in third countries

  12. PART XI OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

    1. 55. Obstruction

    2. 56. Contraventions

    3. 57. Defence of due diligence

    4. 58. Penalties

    5. 59. Offences by bodies corporate

  13. PART XII NOTICES AND DECISIONS

    1. 60. Form and content of notices

    2. 61. Service of notices

    3. 62. Notification of decisions

  14. PART XIII DISAPPLICATIONS AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

    1. 63. Disapplication of existing provisions

    2. 64. Consequential amendments

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. Sheet 1 NATIONAL ASSEMBLYFOR WALES

      2. CERTIFICATE FOR VETERINARY CHECKS ON PRODUCTS INTRODUCED INTO THE EEC FROM NON-MEMBER COUNTRIES

        1. 1.Details of consignment presented

      3. SHEET 2 CERTIFICATE OF VETERINARY CLEARANCE

        1. 2.Decision on consignment

      4. Dalen 1 CYNULLIAD CENEDLAETHOL CYMRU

      5. TYSTYSGRIF AR GYFER GWIRIADAU MILFEDDYGOL AR GYNHYRCHION SYDD WEDI’U CYFLWYNO I’R GYMUNED EWROPEAIDDO WLEDYDD ERAILL

        1. 1.Manylion y llwyth a gyflwynwyd

      6. DALEN 2 TYSTYSGRIF CLIRIAD MILFEDDYGOL

        1. 2.Y penderfyniad ar y llwyth

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      IMPORT CONDITIONS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS COMMON TO SEVERAL CATEGORIES OF PRODUCT

        1. 1. A. Maximum residue limits and contaminants

        2. 2.Council Directive 96/23/EC on measures to monitor certain substances and...

        3. 3.Commission Decision 2000/159/EC on the provisional approval of residue plans...

        4. 4.Commission Regulation (EC) No. 466/2001 setting maximum levels for certain...

        5. 1. B. Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

        6. 2.Regulation (EC) No. 999/2001 of the European Parliament and of...

        7. C. Protective measures — all products

      2. PART II FRESH MEAT OF BOVINE, OVINE AND CAPRINE ANIMALS AND SWINE

        1. 1. A. General Provisions

        2. 2.Council Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon...

        3. 3.Council Directive 77/96/EEC on the examination for trichinae (trichinella spiralis)...

        4. B. Third countries from which fresh meat may be imported

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

        6. 2.Argentina

        7. 3.Australia

        8. 4.Botswana

        9. 5.Brazil

        10. 6.Bulgaria

        11. 7.Canada

        12. 8.Chile

        13. 9.Croatia

        14. 10.Czech Republic

        15. 11.Greenland

        16. 12.Hungary

        17. 13.Iceland

        18. 14.Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

        19. 15.Lithuania

        20. 16.Madagascar

        21. 17.Malta

        22. 18.Mexico

        23. 19.Morocco

        24. 20.Namibia

        25. 21.New Zealand

        26. 22.Paraguay

        27. 23.Poland

        28. 24.Romania

        29. 25.Slovak Republic

        30. 26.Slovenia

        31. 27.South Africa

        32. 28.Swaziland

        33. 29.Switzerland

        34. 30.United States of America

        35. 31.Uruguay

        36. 32.Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

        37. 33.Zimbabwe

        38. 1. D. Health certification requirements

        39. 2.Australia

        40. 3.Belize

        41. 4.Botswana, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe

        42. 5.Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia,...

        43. 6.Canada

        44. 7.Costa Rica

        45. 8.Cuba

        46. 9.Cyprus

        47. 10.The Falkland Islands

        48. 11.Greenland

        49. 12.Guatemala

        50. 13.Honduras

        51. 14.Iceland

        52. 15.Malta

        53. 16.Mexico

        54. 17.New Caledonia

        55. 18.New Zealand

        56. 19.Panama

        57. 20.Switzerland

        58. 21.Turkey

        59. 22.United States of America

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

        61. 2.Nicaragua

      3. PART III MEAT PRODUCTS

        1. 1. A. General Provisions

        2. 2.Council Directive 77/99/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in...

        3. 3.Council Directive 80/215/EEC an animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade...

        4. 1. B. Third countries from which meat products may be imported

        5. 2.Commission Decision 97/222/EEC laying down the list of third countries...

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

        7. 2.Argentina

        8. 3.Botswana

        9. 4.Brazil

        10. 5.Czech Republic

        11. 6.Namibia

        12. 7.Uruguay

        13. 8.Zimbabwe

        14. 9.Miscellaneous third countries

        15. 10.Miscellaneous third countries

        16. 1. D. Health Certification Requirements

        17. 2.Commission Decision 97/41/EC (OJ No. L17, 21.1.97, p.34)

      4. PART IV MILK, HEAT-TREATED MILK AND MILK-BASED PRODUCTS

        1. 1. A. General

        2. 2.Commission Decision 95/343/EC providing for the specimens of the health...

        3. 3.Commission Decision 95/342/EC on treatment of milk and milk-based products...

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

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

        6. 2.Commission Decision 97/252/EC (OJ No. L101, 18.4.97, p.46), as last...

      5. PART V FRESH POULTRY-MEAT

        1. 1. A. General

        2. 2.Council Directive 91/494/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade...

        3. B. Third Countries from which fresh poultry meat may be imported

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

        5. 2.Commission Decision 97/4/EC (OJ No. L2, 4.1.97, p.6), as last...

        6. D. Health Certification Requirements

      6. PART VI WILD GAME MEAT

        1. 1. A. General

        2. 2.Commission Decision 2000/585/EC laying down animal and public health conditions...

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

        4. 2.Commission Decision 97/468/EC (OJ No. L199, 26.7.97, p.62), as last...

      7. PART VII MINCED MEAT AND MEAT PREPARATIONS

        1. A. General

        2. B. Health Certification requirements

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

        4. 2.Commission Decision 1999/710/EC (OJ No. L281, 4.11.1999, p.82), as last...

      8. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS

        1. 1. A. General

        2. 2.Council Directive 91/495/EEC concerning public health and animal health problems...

        3. 3.Commission Decision 2000/609/EC laying down animal and public health conditions...

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

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

        6. 2.Commission Decision 1999/120/EC (OJ No. L36, 10.2.1999, p.21), as last...

        7. 3.Commission Decision 97/467/EC (OJ No. L199, 26.7.97, p.57), as last...

        8. 1. D. Health Certification Requirements

        9. 2.Commission Decision 94/187/EC (OJ No. L89, 6.4.94, p.18) as amended...

        10. 3.Commission Decision 97/168/EC (OJ No. L67, 7.3.97, p.19) (hides and...

        11. 4.Commission Decision 94/309/EC (OJ No. L137, 1.6.94, p.62), as last...

        12. 5.Commission Decision 97/199/EC (OJ No. L84, 26.3.97, p.4) (pet-food in...

        13. 6.Commission Decision 94/446/EC (OJ No. L183, 19.7.94, p.46), as last...

        14. 7.Commission Decision 94/344/EC (OJ No. L154, 21.6.94, p.45), as last...

        15. 8.Commission Decision 97/198/EC (OJ No. L84, 26.3.97, p.36) (processed animal...

        16. 9.Commission Decision 94/143/EC (OJ No. L62, 5.3.94, p.41), as last...

        17. 10.Commission Decision 2000/585/EC (see Part VI, Section A, No. 2...

        18. 11.Commission Decision 2000/609/EC (OJ No. L258, 12.10.2000, p.49), as amended...

        19. 12.Commission Decision 94/860/EC (OJ No. L352, 31.12.94, p.69) (apiculture products)....

        20. 13.Commission Decision 96/500/EC (OJ No. L203, 13.8.96, p.13) (game trophies)....

        21. 14.Commission Decision 94/435/EC (OJ No. L180, 14.7.94, p.40), as last...

        22. 15.Commission Decision 97/38/EC (OJ No. L14, 17.1.97, p.61) (egg products)....

        23. 16.Commission Decision 2000/20/EC (OJ No. L6, 11.1.2000, p.60) (gelatine).

      9. PART IX FISHERY PRODUCTS

        1. 1. A. General Provisions

        2. 2.Council Directive 91/492/EEC laying down the health conditions for the...

        3. 3.Council Directive 91/493/EEC laying down the health conditions for the...

        4. 4.Council Directive 92/48/EEC laying down minimum hygiene rules applicable to...

        5. 5.Commission Decision 93/25/EEC approving certain treatments to inhibit the development...

        6. 6.Commission Decision 93/51/EEC on the microbiological criteria applicable to the...

        7. 7.Commission Decision 93/140/EEC laying down the detailed rules relating to...

        8. 8.Commission Decision 94/356/EC laying down detailed rules for the application...

        9. 9.Commission Decision 95/149/EC fixing total volatile basic nitrogen (TVB-N) limit...

        10. 10.Commission Decision 95/352/EC laying down the animal health conditions and...

        11. 11.Council Directive 2001/22/EC laying down the sampling methods and the...

        12. 1. B. Health certification

        13. 2.Commission Decision 96/333/EC establishing health certification of live bivalve molluscs,...

        14. 3.Commission Decision 1998/418/EC (OJ No. L190, 4.7.98, p.53) (Uganda, Tanzania,...

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

        16. 5.Commission Decision 2000/493/EC (OJ No. L199, 5.8.2000, p.84) (Uganda).

        17. 6.Commission Decision 2000/759/EC (OJ No. L304, 5.12.2000, p.18) (Kenya).

        18. C. Third Country Equivalence

        19. D. Third countries from which fishery products may be imported

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

        21. 1. F. Special import conditions for fishery products

        22. 2.Argentina

        23. 3.Australia

        24. 4.Bangladesh

        25. 5.Brazil

        26. 6.Canada

        27. 7.Chile

        28. 8.China

        29. 9.Colombia

        30. 10.Croatia

        31. 11.Cuba

        32. 12.Czech Republic

        33. 13.Equador

        34. 14.Estonia

        35. 15.Falkland Islands

        36. 16.Gabon

        37. 17.Gambia

        38. 18.Ghana

        39. 19.Guatemala

        40. 20.Guinea

        41. 21.India

        42. 22.Indonesia

        43. 23.Iran

        44. 24.Ivory Coast

        45. 25.Jamaica

        46. 26.Japan

        47. 27.Korea

        48. 28.Latvia

        49. 29.Lithuania

        50. 30.Madagascar

        51. 31.Malaysia

        52. 32.Maldives

        53. 33.Mauritania

        54. 34.Mauritius

        55. 35.Mexico

        56. 36.Morocco

        57. 37.Namibia

        58. 38.New Zealand

        59. 39.Nicaragua

        60. 40.Nigeria

        61. 41.Oman

        62. 42.Pakistan

        63. 43.Panama

        64. 44.Peru

        65. 45.Philippines

        66. 46.Poland

        67. 47.Russia

        68. 48.Senegal

        69. 49.Seychelles

        70. 50.Singapore

        71. 51.Slovenia

        72. 52.South Africa

        73. 53.Taiwan

        74. 54.Tanzania

        75. 55.Thailand

        76. 56.Tunisia

        77. 57.Turkey

        78. 58.Uganda

        79. 59.Uruguay

        80. 60.Venezuela

        81. 61.Vietnam

        82. 62.Yemen

        83. 1. G. Special import conditions for bivalve molluscs

        84. 2.Chile

        85. 3.Japan

        86. 4.Jamaica

        87. 5.Korea

        88. 6.Morocco

        89. 7.Peru

        90. 8.Thailand

        91. 9.Tunisia

        92. 10.Turkey

        93. 11.Uruguay

        94. 12.Vietnam

        95. 1. H. Protective measures — fishery products

        96. 2.China and Vietnam

        97. 3.Indonesia

        98. 4.Myanmar

        99. 5.Pakistan

        100. 6.Thailand

        101. 7.Vietnam

        102. I. Protective measures — bivalve molluscs

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      DIRECTIVES WHICH COVER PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN

      1. 1.Council Directive 64/433/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in...

      2. 2.Council Directive 71/118/EEC on health problems affecting trade in fresh...

      3. 3.Council Directive 72/461/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in...

      4. 4.Council Directive 77/99/EEC on health problems affecting intra-Community trade in...

      5. 5.Council Directive 80/215/EEC on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade...

      6. 6.Council Directive 89/437/EEC on hygiene and health problems affecting the...

      7. 7.Council Directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in...

      8. 8.Council Directive 91/67/EEC concerning the animal health conditions governing the...

      9. 9.Council Directive 91/492/EEC laying down the health conditions for the...

      10. 10.Council Directive 91/493/EEC laying down the health conditions for the...

      11. 11.Council Directive 91/494/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade...

      12. 12.Council Directive 91/495/EEC concerning public health problems affecting the production...

      13. 13.Council Directive 92/45/EEC on public health and animal health problems...

      14. 14.Council Directive 92/46/EEC laying down the health rules for the...

      15. 15.Council Directive 92/118/EEC laying down animal health and public health...

      16. 16.Council Directive 94/65/EC laying down the requirements for the placing...

      17. 17.Council Directive 88/407/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable...

      18. 18.Council Directive 89/556/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade...

      19. 19.Council Directive 90/429/EEC laying down the animal health requirements applicable...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      EQUIVALENCE DECISIONS

      1. 1.Council Decision 1999/201/EEC on the conclusion of the Agreement between...

      2. 2.Council Decision 98/250/EC on the conclusion of a Protocol concerning...

      3. 3.Council Decision 97/132/EC on the conclusion of the Agreement between...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      CALCULATION OF CHARGES FOR VETERINARY CHECKS

      1. PART 1 COSTS COVERED BY THE CHARGES

        1. 1.For the purposes of this Schedule “the actual cost” of...

        2. 2.The items referred to in paragraph 1 above are the...

      2. PART II CONSIGNMENTS FROM SPECIFIED THIRD COUNTRIES

      3. PART III MEAT AND MEAT PRODUCTS

      4. PART IV FISHERY PRODUCTS

      5. PART V ALL OTHER PRODUCTS

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      OFFENCE PROVISIONS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS WHERE DUE DILIGENCE DEFENCE IS AVAILABLE

        1. Regulations—

      2. PART II PROVISIONS WHERE DUE DILIGENCE DEFENCE IS NOT AVAILABLE

        1. Regulations—

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      DISAPPLICATION OF PROVISIONS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The Dairy Products (Hygiene) Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/1086, as amended by S.I. 1996/1699)

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

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

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