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The Animals and Animal Products (Import and Export) (Wales) Regulations 2006

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Introduction

    1. 1.Title, application, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Exception

    3. 3.Enforcement

  3. PART 2 Intra-Community Trade

    1. 4.Application of Part 2

    2. 5.Exports

    3. 6.Imports

    4. 7.Transport of animals and animal products

    5. 8.Dealers

    6. 9.Approval of centres and teams for the purposes of Council Directive 92/65/EEC and of laboratories for the purposes of Council Directive 90/539/EEC

    7. 10.Inspection and checking at destination

    8. 11.Duties on consignees

    9. 12.Assembly centres and slaughterhouses

    10. 13.Illegal consignments

  4. PART 3 Third Countries

    1. 14.Application of Part 3

    2. 15.Official veterinarians

    3. 16.Importation

    4. 17.Places of import

    5. 18.Import procedure

    6. 19.Quarantine for captive birds

    7. 20.Payment of fees

    8. 21.Consignments constituting a danger to health

    9. 22.Illegal consignments

    10. 23.Arrival at the place of destination

    11. 24.Post-import controls

  5. PART 4 Imports Where Checks Have Been Carried Out in Another Member State

    1. 25.Application of Part 4

    2. 26.Imports

    3. 27.Import procedure

  6. PART 5 General

    1. 28.Outbreaks of disease in other states

    2. 29.Notification of decisions

    3. 30.Powers of inspectors

    4. 31.Recovery of expenses

    5. 32.Obstruction

    6. 33.Offences by bodies corporate

    7. 34.Penalties

    8. 35.Transitional arrangements and disapplication of provisions

    9. 36.Revocation

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments to Council Directives 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC

      1. 1.Council Directive 90/425/EEC (OJ No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 29) has...

      2. 2.Council Directive 91/496/EEC (OJ No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 56) has...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Border Inspection Posts

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Intra-Community trade: legislation and additional requirements

      1. PART I LEGISLATION IN RELATION TO INTRA-COMMUNITY TRADE

        1. 1.Bovine animals and swine

        2. Bovine semen

          1. 2.Instrument: Council Directive 88/407/EEC laying down the animal health requirements...

        3. Bovine embryos

          1. 3.Instrument: Council Directive 89/556/EEC on animal health conditions concerning intra-Community...

        4. Equidae

          1. 4.Instrument: Council Directive 90/426/EEC on health conditions governing the movement...

        5. Porcine Semen

          1. 5.Instrument: Council Directive 90/429/EEC laying down the animal health requirements...

        6. Poultry and hatching eggs

          1. 6.Instrument: Council Directive 90/539/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community...

        7. Animal waste

          1. 7.Instrument: Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 of the European Parliament and...

        8. Fish

          1. 8.Farmed fish

          2. Fish other than farmed fish

          3. Live Bivalve molluscs

        9. Ovine and caprine animals

          1. 9.Instrument: Council Directive 91/68/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community...

        10. Other animals, semen, ova and embryos

          1. 10.Instrument: Council Directive 92/65/EEC laying down animal health requirements governing...

        11. Pathogens

          1. 11.Instrument: Council Directive 92/118/EEC laying down animal and public health...

        12. Pure-bred animals of the bovine species

          1. 12.Instrument: Council Directive 77/504/EEC on pure-bred breeding animals of the...

        13. Breeding animals of the porcine species

          1. 13.Instrument: Council Directive 88/661/EEC on the zootechnical standards applicable to...

        14. Pure-bred breeding sheep and goats

          1. 14.Instrument: Council Directive 89/361/EEC concerning pure-bred breeding sheep and goats...

        15. Equidae

          1. 15.Instrument: Council Directive 90/427/EEC on the zootechnical and genealogical conditions...

      2. PART II ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF CATTLE, PIGS, SHEEP AND GOATS

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

        2. 2.He or she must, for each vehicle used for the...

        3. 3.He or she must ensure that the means of transport...

      3. PART III ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR DEALERS IN CATTLE, PIGS, SHEEP AND GOATS

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

        2. 2.(1) The dealer must— (a) be approved by the National...

        3. 3.The dealer must ensure that he or she only imports...

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

        5. 5.In the case of a dealer who keeps cattle, pigs,...

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

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Poultry Health Scheme

      1. PART I MEMBERSHIP

        1. 1.Any reference to 'the Directive' in this Part of this...

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

        3. 3.The National Assembly may only grant membership of the Scheme...

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

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

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

        7. 7.In order to ensure that operators and their establishments continue...

        8. 8.Without prejudice to any action which may be taken under...

        9. 9.The National Assembly— (a) is to suspend, revoke or restore...

      2. PART II REGISTRATION FEE

        1. 1.The National Assembly must— (a) determine the registration fee on...

        2. 2.The registration fee is payable to the National Assembly in...

        3. 3.The items referred to in paragraph 1(a) are—

      3. PART III ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE

        1. 1.There will be two rates for the annual membership fee:...

        2. 2.The lower rate is payable— (a) the first time the...

        3. 3.The National Assembly must— (a) determine the two rates of...

        4. 4.The annual membership fee is payable to the National Assembly...

        5. 5.The items referred to in paragraph 3(a) are (subject to...

        6. 6.The items listed in paragraph 5 do not include any...

      4. PART IV RE-INSPECTION FEE

        1. 1.The re-inspection fee provided for under paragraph 8, Part I...

        2. 2.The National Assembly may, using such criteria as it considers...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Approval of Laboratories under the Poultry Health Scheme

      1. PART I APPROVAL

        1. 1.The National Assembly may approve any laboratory that it considers...

        2. 2.The operator of a laboratory approved under paragraph (1) must...

        3. 3.In order to ensure that approved laboratories remain suitable for...

      2. PART II ANNUAL APPROVAL FEE

        1. 1.The National Assembly must— (a) determine the annual approval fee...

        2. 2.The annual approval fee is payable to the National Assembly...

        3. 3.The items referred to in paragraph 1(a) are—

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      LIST OF DISEASES

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Community Legislation in relation to Third Countries

      1. PART I INSTRUMENTS SPECIFYING THIRD COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES IN THIRD COUNTRIES FROM WHICH MEMBER STATES MAY AUTHORISE CERTAIN IMPORTS

        1. Cloven-hoofed animals and elephants and zoo ungulates

          1. 1.Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third countries...

        2. Poultry

          1. 2.Commission Decision 95/233/EC drawing up lists of third countries from...

        3. Captive birds

          1. 3.Commission Decision 2000/666/EC laying down the animal health requirements and...

        4. Shellfish

          1. 4.Commission Decision 2003/804/EC laying down the animal health conditions and...

        5. Finfish

          1. 5.Commission Decision 2003/858/EC laying down the animal health conditions and...

        6. Bees

          1. 6.Commission Decision 2003/881/EC concerning the animal health and certification conditions...

        7. Equidae

          1. 7.Commission Decision 2004/211/EC establishing the list of third countries and...

        8. Cats, Dogs & Ferrets

          1. 8.Commission Decision 2005/64/EC implementing Council Directive 92/65/EEC as regards import...

      2. PART II DETAILED PROVISIONS

        1. Cloven-hoofed animals and elephants

          1. 1.Instrument: Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third...

        2. Zoo Ungulates

          1. 2.Instrument: Council Directive 2004/68/EC laying down health rules for the...

        3. Equidae

          1. 3.General

          2. Temporary admission of registered horses

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

          4. Equidae for slaughter

          5. Registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production

        4. Poultry

          1. 4.Instrument: Council Directive 90/539/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community...

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

        5. Captive birds

          1. 6.Instrument: Commission Decision 2000/666/EC laying down the animal health requirements...

        6. Cats, Dogs & Ferrets

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

        7. Live animals from New Zealand

          1. 8.Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/56/EC on health certificates relating to live...

        8. Zootechnical conditions

          1. 9.Instrument: Council Directive 94/28/EC laying down the principles relating to...

        9. Finfish and Shellfish from third countries

          1. 10.(1) Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/804/EC laying down the animal health...

        10. Bees

          1. 11.Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/881/EC concerning the animal health and certification...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Approval of quarantine centres and quarantine facilities and specific requirements for the quarantine of captive birds

      1. PART I APPROVALS

        1. 1.The National Assembly may, if it is satisfied in all...

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

        3. 3.The National Assembly must give reasons in writing—

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

        5. 5.Where an approval is revoked or is to be revoked...

      2. PART II SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR THE QUARANTINE OF CAPTIVE BIRDS WHICH QUARANTINE MANAGERS MUST ENSURE ARE MET

        1. 1.In this Part “unit” in relation to a quarantine centre...

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

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

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

        5. 5.The use of sentinel chickens must conform with Article 4(2)...

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

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

        8. 8.A person must not enter a quarantine centre or quarantine...

        9. 9.The destruction, cleansing and disinfection and post-infection sampling from sentinel...

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

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

        12. 12.A record must be maintained and retained for at least...

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

      3. PART III CHARGES FOR TESTING OF SAMPLES (INCLUDING POST MORTEM TISSUE REMOVAL) IN RELATION TO CAPTIVE BIRDS IN QUARANTINE

        1. 1.Charges for post mortem tissue removal for purposes of testing:...

        2. 2.Charges for single virus culture (that is, avian virus isolation...

        3. 3.Charges for serology of sentinel birds (Newcastle Disease (PMV-1), Influenza...

        4. 4.Charges for testing for Chlamydophila Polymerase Chain Reaction: per sample...

      4. PART IV TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR EXISTING APPROVALS

        1. 1.A quarantine centre or quarantine facility which at the date...

        2. 2.An approval referred to in paragraph 1 (“the approval”), unless...

        3. 3.In reviewing the approval, the National Assembly must assess the...

        4. 4.After reviewing the approval, if the National Assembly is satisfied...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Legislation that does not apply

  8. Explanatory Note

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