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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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5.—(1) A person must not export or consign for export to another member State any animal or animal product controlled under one or more of the instruments in Part I of Schedule 3 unless—

(a)it complies with the relevant provisions of those instruments (including any option which has been exercised by the member State of destination), and any additional requirements specified in that Part;

(b)when required by such instrument, it is accompanied by —

(i)an export health certificate signed by a veterinary inspector (or, where specified in an instrument, signed by a veterinary surgeon nominated by the exporter); or

(ii)any other document required by the instrument;

(c)when required by such instrument, any notification of a disease on the holding from which the animal has been consigned has been made within the time and in the manner (if any) specified in the instrument; and

(d)if the animal is acquired through or transits an assembly centre, that centre has been approved by the National Assembly in accordance with regulation 12 for the purposes of intra-Community trade and complies with the provisions of Article 11 of Council Directive 64/432/EEC(1).

(2) If an inspector has reasonable cause to suspect that a person intends to export animals or animal products in contravention of this regulation the inspector may by notice served on the consignor, the consignor’s representative or the person appearing to the inspector to be in charge of the animals or animal products, prohibit that exportation and require the person on whom the notice is served to take the animals or animal products to such place as may be specified in the notice and to take such further action in relation to them as may be specified in the notice.

(3) In the event of a notice served under paragraph (2) not being complied with, an inspector may seize any animal or animal product to which it relates and arrange for the requirements of the notice to be complied with.

(4) A person must not export to another member State any animal to which the provisions of Article 6, 7, 9 or 10 of Council Directive 92/65/EEC (laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A(1) to Council Directive 90/425/EEC)(2) apply unless the animal originates from —

(a)a holding that has been registered with the National Assembly and the owner or person in charge of that holding has given to the National Assembly undertakings in accordance with Article 4 of Council Directive 92/65/EEC; or

(b)a body, institute or centre that has been approved by the National Assembly in accordance with regulation 9(1) and that conforms with the requirements of Annex C to Council Directive 92/65/EEC.

(5) A person must not export to another member State any hatching eggs, day-old chicks or poultry to which Article 6 of Directive 90/539/EEC (on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in, and imports from third countries of, poultry and hatching eggs)(3) applies unless they originate from an establishment that —

(a)is a member of the monitoring scheme, known as the Poultry Health Scheme, operated by the National Assembly in accordance with Schedule 4 to these Regulations (such an establishment is to be considered an approved establishment for the purposes of Article 6(1)(a) of Directive 90/539/EEC); and

(b)conforms with the requirements of Annex II to Directive 90/539/EEC.

(1)

OJ No. L109, 25.4.97, p. 1, as amended by and as read with the provisions listed in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 3.

(2)

OJ No. L268, 14.9.92, p.54, as amended by and as read with the provisions listed in paragraph 10 of Part I of Schedule 3.

(3)

OJ No. L303, 30.10.90, p. 6, as amended by and as read with the provisions listed in paragraph 6 of Part I of Schedule 3.

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