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Cloven-hoofed animals and elephants

1.  Instrument: Council Decision 79/542/EEC drawing up a list of third countries or parts of third countries, and laying down animal and public health and veterinary certification conditions, for importation into the Community of certain live animals and their fresh meat (OJ No. L146, 14.6.79, p. 15), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 2004/212/EC (OJ No. L73, 11.3.2004, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 2004/410/EC (OJ No. L151, 30.4.2004, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 2004/554/EC (OJ No. L248, 9.7.2004, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 2004/620/EC (OJ No. L279, 28.8.2004, p. 30); and

  • Commission Decision 2006/9/EC (OJ No. L7, 12.1.2006 p. 23).

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

Zoo Ungulates

2.  Instrument: Council Directive 2004/68/EC laying down health rules for the importation into and transit through the Community of certain live ungulate animals (OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p. 321), as read with—

  • Council Decision 79/542/EEC (OJ No L146, 14.6.79, p. 15) as described in paragraph 1 of this Part;

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

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

  • Council Directive 91/628/EEC (OJ No. L340, 11.12.91, p. 17);

  • Council Directive 92/65/EEC (OJ No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54); and

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 3, 7 and 11

Equidae

General

3.  (1)  Instrument: Council Directive 90/426/EEC on heath conditions governing the movement of equidae and their import from third countries (OJ No. L224, 18.8.90, p. 42), as amended by, and as read with—

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

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

  • Council Directive 92/36/EEC (OJ No. L157, 10.6.92, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 92/130/EEC (OJ No. L47, 22.2.92, p. 26);

  • Commission Decision 95/329/EC (OJ No. L191, 12.8.95, p. 36);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 2002/160/EC (OJ No. L53, 23.3.2002, p. 37);

  • Council Directive 2004/68/EC (OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p. 321(1)); and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 11, 12(1), 13 to 16 and 18.

(2) Instrument: Commission Decision 2004/211/EC establishing the list of third countries and parts of territory thereof from which member States authorise imports of live equidae and semen, ova and embryos of the equine species (OJ No. L73, 11.3.2004, p. 1).

  • Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 6.

Temporary admission of registered horses

(3) Instrument: Commission Decision 92/260/EEC (OJ No. L130, 15.5.92, p. 67), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 93/344/EEC (OJ No. L138, 9.6.93, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (OJ No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (OJ No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 95/322/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 95/323/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (OJ No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 97/10/EC (OJ No. L3, 7.1.97, p. 9) as amended by Decision 2001/622/EC (OJ No. L216, 10.8.2001, p. 26);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (OJ No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (OJ No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (OJ No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/613/EC (OJ No. L24, 15.9.99, p. 12);

  • Commission Decision 2000/209/EC (OJ No. L64, 11.3.2000, p. 22);

  • Commission Decision 2001/117/EC (OJ No. L43, 14.2.2001, p. 38);

  • Commission Decision 2001/611/EC (OJ No. L214, 8.8.2001, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 2001/619/EC (OJ No. L215, 9.8.2001, p. 55);

  • Commission Decision 2001/828/EC (OJ No. L308, 27.11.2001, p. 41);

  • Commission Decision 2002/635/EC (OJ No. L206, 3.8.2002, p. 20);

  • Commission Decision 2002/636/EC (OJ No. L206, 3.8.2002, p. 27);

  • Commission Decision 2003/13/EC (OJ No. L7, 11.1.2003, p. 86);

  • Commission Decision 2003/541/EC (OJ No. L185, 24.07.2003, p. 41);

  • Commission Decision 2004/117/EC (OJ No. L36, 7.2.2004, p. 20);

  • Commission Decision 2004/177/EC (OJ No. L55, 24.2.2004, p. 64);

  • Commission Decision 2004/241/EC (OJ No. L74,12.3.04, p. 19); and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 1.

Registered horses for racing, etc, upon re-entry

(4) Instrument: Commission Decision 93/195/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for the re-entry of registered horses for racing, competition and cultural events after temporary export (OJ No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 1), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (OJ No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (OJ No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 95/99/EC (OJ No. L76, 5.4.95, p. 16);

  • Commission Decision 95/322/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 95/323/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (OJ No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 97/684/EC (OJ No. L287, 21.10.97, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (OJ No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/567/EC (OJ No. L276, 13.10.98, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (OJ No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (OJ No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/558/EC (OJ No. L211, 11.8.99, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 2000/209/EC (OJ No. L64, 11.3.00, p. 64);

  • Commission Decision 2000/754/EC (OJ No. L303, 12.12.00, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 2001/117/EC (OJ No. L43, 14.2.01, p. 38);

  • Commission Decision 2001/144/EC (OJ No. L53, 23.2.01, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 2001/610/EC (OJ No. L43, 8.8.01, p. 45);

  • Commission Decision 2001/611/EC (OJ No. L214, 8.8.01, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 2004/211/EC (OJ No. L73, 11.3.2004, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 2005/605/EC (OJ No. L206, 9.8.2005, p.16);

  • Commission Decision 2005/771/EC (OJ No. L291, 5.11.2005, p. 38);

  • Commission Decision 2005/943/EC (OJ No. L342, 24.12.2005, p. 94); and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 1.

Equidae for slaughter

(5) Instrument: Commission Decision 93/196/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification for imports of equidae for slaughter (OJ No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 7), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (OJ No. L187, 22.7.94, p.11);

  • Commission Decision 95/322/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/82/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 56);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (OJ No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 97/36/EC (OJ No. L14, 17.1.97, p. 57);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (OJ No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (OJ No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 2001/117/EC (OJ No. L43, 14.2.01, p. 38);

  • Commission Decision 2001/611/EC (OJ No. L214, 8.8.01, p. 49); and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 1.

Registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production

(6) Instrument: Commission Decision 93/197/EEC on animal health conditions and veterinary certification on imports of registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production (OJ No. L86, 6.4.93, p. 16), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 93/510/EEC (OJ No. L238, 23.9.93, p. 45);

  • Commission Decision 93/682/EEC (OJ No. L317, 18.12.93, p. 82);

  • Commission Decision 94/453/EC (OJ No. L187, 22.7.94, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 94/561/EC (OJ No. L214, 19.8.94, p. 17);

  • Commission Decision 95/322/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 9);

  • Commission Decision 95/323/EC (OJ No. L190, 11.8.95, p. 11);

  • Commission Decision 95/536/EC (OJ No. L304, 16.12.95, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 96/81/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 96/82/EC (OJ No. L19, 25.1.96, p. 56);

  • Commission Decision 96/279/EC (OJ No. L107, 30.4.96, p. 1);

  • Commission Decision 97/10/EC (OJ No. L3, 7.1.97, p. 9), as amended by Commission Decision 2004/117/EC (OJ L36, 7.2.04, p. 20);

  • Commission Decision 97/36/EC (OJ No. L14, 17.1.97, p. 57);

  • Commission Decision 98/360/EC (OJ No. L163, 6.6.98, p. 44);

  • Commission Decision 98/594/EC (OJ No. L286, 23.10.98, p. 53);

  • Commission Decision 99/228/EC (OJ No. L83, 27.3.99, p. 77);

  • Commission Decision 99/236/EC (OJ No. L87, 31.3.99, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 99/252/EC (OJ No. L96, 10.4.99, p. 31);

  • Commission Decision 99/613/EC (OJ No. L243, 15.9.99, p. 12);

  • Commission Decision 2000/209/EC (OJ No. L64, 11.3.00, p. 64);

  • Commission Decision 2001/117/EC (OJ No. L43, 14.2.01, p. 38);

  • Commission Decision 2001/611/EC (OJ No. L214, 8.8.01, p. 49);

  • Commission Decision 2001/619/EC (OJ No. L215, 9.8.01, p. 55);

  • Commission Decision 2001/754/EC (OJ No. L282, 26.10.01, p. 34);

  • Commission Decision 2001/766/EC (OJ No. L288, 1.11.01, p. 50);

  • Commission Decision 2001/828/EC (OJ No. L308, 27.11.01, p. 41);

  • Commission Decision 2002/635/EC (OJ No. L206, 3.8.02, p. 20);

  • Commission Decision 2002/841/EC (OJ No. L206, 25.10.02, p. 42);

  • Commission Decision 2003/541/EC (OJ No. L185, 24.7.2003, p. 41);

  • Commission Decision 2004/177/EC (OJ No. L55, 24.2.2004, p. 64);

  • Commission Decision 2004/241/EC (OJ No. L74, 12.3.04, p. 19); and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 1.

  • Additional requirements:

    (a)

    All pre-export tests of registered horses from Kyrgyzstan and registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production imported from Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, ex-Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Russian Federation and the Ukraine must be carried out as follows: for vesicular stomatitis at the Institute of Animal Health, Pirbright, the National Veterinary Institute, Czech Republic or at the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Budapest, Hungary; the mandatory tests for infectious anaemia, dourine and glanders and, if necessary, the test for equine viral arteritis at the Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, the National Veterinary Institute, Czech Republic or at the Central Veterinary Laboratory, Budapest, Hungary.

    (b)

    The test results must be attached to the health certificate accompanying the imported equidae.

Poultry

4.  Instrument: Council Directive 90/539/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in, and imports from third countries of poultry and hatching eggs (OJ No. L303, 30.10.90, p. 6) as amended by, and as read with—

  • Council Directive 91/494/EEC (OJ No. L268, 24.9.91, p. 35);

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

  • Council Directive 92/65/EEC (OJ No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54);

  • Commission Decision 92/369/EEC (OJ No. L195, 14.7.92, p. 25);

  • Council Directive 93/120/EEC (OJ No. L340, 31.12.93, p. 35);

  • Commission Decision 96/482/EC (OJ No. L196, 7.8.96, p. 13);

  • Commission Decision 96/628/EC (OJ No. L282, 1.11.96, p. 73);

  • Council Directive 99/89/EC (OJ No. L300, 23.11.99, p. 17);

  • Council Directive 99/90/EC (OJ No. L300, 23.11.1999, p. 19);

  • Commission Decision 2000/505/EC (OJ No. L201, 9.8.2000, p. 8);

  • Commission Decision 2002/183/EC (OJ No. L61, 2.3.2002, p. 56);

  • Commission Decision 2002/542/EC (OJ No. L176, 5.7.2002, p. 43);

  • Commission Decision 2004/118/EC (OJ No. L36, 7.2.2004, p. 34); and

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 20, 21(1), 22(1), 23, 24, 27(2) and 28.

Other specified animals, semen, ova and embryos

5.  Instrument: 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 Council Directive 90/425/EEC (OJ No. L268, 14.9.92, p. 54), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 95/176/EC (OJ No. L117, 24.5.95, p. 23);

  • Commission Decision 2001/298/EC (OJ No. L102, 12.4.2001, p. 63);

  • Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1282/2002 (OJ No. L187, 16.7.2002, p. 3);

  • Council Regulation (EC) No. 1802/2002 (OJ No. L274, 11.10.2002, p. 21);

  • Council Regulation (EC) No. 998/2003 (OJ No. L146, 13.6.2003, p. 1); as amended by Council Decision 2004/650/EC (OJ No. L298, 23.9.2004, p. 22) and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1193/2005 (OJ No. L194, 26.7.2005, p.4);

  • Council Regulation (EC) No. 1398/2003 (OJ No. L198, 6.8.2003, p. 3);

  • Council Directive 2004/68/EC (OJ No. L139, 30.4.2004, p. 321(2));

  • Commission Decision 2004/595/EC (OJ No. L266, 13.8.2004, p. 11); and

  • the European international instruments and Joint Committee Decision 69/96 of 17 July 1998 amending Annex 1 (Veterinary and Phytosanitary matters) to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (OJ No. L158, 24.6.99, p. 1).

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 16, 17(1), 17(2) and 18.

Captive birds

6.  Instrument: Commission Decision 2000/666/EC laying down the animal health requirements and the veterinary certification for the import of birds, other than poultry and the conditions for quarantine (OJ No. L278, 31.10.2000, p. 26) as read with or amended by—

  • Council Directive 92/65/EC;

  • Commission Decision 2001/383/EC (OJ No. L137, 19.5.01, p. 28);

  • Commission Decision 2002/279/EC (OJ No. L99, 16.4.02, p.17); and

  • the European international instruments.

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 1, 2, 3, 8 (insofar as not already provided for under regulations 18, 19 and 31), and 9.

Cats, Dogs & Ferrets

7.  Instrument: Commission Decision 2005/64/EC implementing Council Directive 92/65/EEC as regards import conditions for cats, dogs and ferrets for approved bodies, institutes or centres (OJ No. L27, 29.1.2005, p. 48), as read with—

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Article 1

Live animals from New Zealand

8.  Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/56/EC on health certificates relating to live animals, their semen, ova and embryos imported from New Zealand (OJ No. L22, 25.1.03, p. 38) as amended by—

  • Commission Decision 2004/784/EC (OJ No. L346, 23.11.04, p.11).

Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 1, 2 and 3.

Zootechnical conditions

9.  Instrument: Council Directive 94/28/EC laying down the principles relating to the zootechnical and genealogical conditions applicable to imports from third countries of animals, their semen, ova and embryos, and amending Directive 77/504/EEC on pure-bred breeding animals of the bovine species (OJ No. L178, 12.7.94, p. 66), as read with—

  • Commission Decision 96/509/EC (OJ No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 47); and

  • Commission Decision 96/510/EC (OJ No. L210, 20.8.96, p. 53), as amended by Commission Decision 2004/186/EC (OJ No. L57, 25.2.2004, p. 27).

Relevant provision in that instrument: Article 4.

Finfish and Shellfish from third countries

10.  (1)  Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/804/EC laying down the animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of molluscs, their eggs and gametes for further growth, fattening, relaying or human consumption (OJ No. L302, 21.11.2003, p.22), as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 2004/623/EC (OJ No. L280, 31.8.2004, p. 26) and

  • Commission Decision 2005/409/EC (OJ No. L139, 2.6.2005, p. 16).

  • Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.

(2) Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/858/EC laying down the specific animal health conditions and certification requirements for imports of live fish, their eggs, and gametes intended for farming, and live fish of aquaculture origin and products thereof intended for human consumption (OJ L324, 11.12.2003, p.37) as amended by, and as read with—

  • Commission Decision 2004/914/EC (OJ No. L385, 29.12.2004, p. 60); and

  • Commission Decision 2005/742 (OJ No. L279, 22.10.2005, p. 71).

  • Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.

Bees

11.  Instrument: Commission Decision 2003/881/EC concerning the animal health and certification conditions for imports of bees (Apis mellifera and Bombus spp.) from certain third countries and repealing Decision 2000/462/EC (OJ No. L328, 17.12.2003, p. 26); as amended by Commission Decision 2005/60/EC (OJ No. L25, 28.1.2005, p.64), and as read with Council Directive 92/65/EEC and

  • the European international instruments.

  • Relevant provisions in that instrument: Articles 1(1), (2), (3) and (4), and Article 2 (pursuant to which the derogations from Articles 1(1), second and third indent, and Articles 1(2) and (3) may be relied on).

(1)

A corrigendum has been published, the reference for which is OJ No. L226, 25.6.2004, p. 128.

(2)

A corrigendum has been published, the reference for which is OJ No. L226, 25.6.2004, p. 128.

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