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Council Directive 2003/85/EC of 29 September 2003 on Community measures for the control of foot-and-mouth disease repealing Directive 85/511/EEC and Decisions 89/531/EEC and 91/665/EEC and amending Directive 92/46/EEC (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

  3. CHAPTER II CONTROL OF OUTBREAKS OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE

    1. SECTION 1 NOTIFICATION

      1. Article 3.Foot-and-mouth disease notification

    2. SECTION 2 MEASURES IN CASE OF SUSPICION OF AN OUTBREAK OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE

      1. Article 4.Measures in case of suspicion of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

      2. Article 5.Movements onto and off a holding in case of suspicion of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

      3. Article 6.Extension of measures to other holdings

      4. Article 7.Temporary control zone

      5. Article 8.Preventive eradication programme

      6. Article 9.Maintenance of measures

    3. SECTION 3 MEASURES IN CASE OF CONFIRMATION

      1. Article 10.Measures in case of confirmation of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

      2. Article 11.Cleansing and disinfection

      3. Article 12.Tracing and treatment of products and substances derived from or having been in contact with animals of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

      4. Article 13.Epidemiological inquiry

      5. Article 14.Additional measures in case of confirmation of outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease

    4. SECTION 4 MEASURES TO BE APPLIED IN SPECIAL CASES

      1. Article 15.Measures to be applied in case of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the vicinity or within certain specific premises keeping on a temporary or regular basis animals of susceptible species

      2. Article 16.Measures to be applied in slaughterhouses, border inspection posts and means of transportation

      3. Article 17.Review of measures

    5. SECTION 5 HOLDINGS CONSISTING OF DIFFERENT EPIDEMIOLOGICAL PRODUCTION UNITS AND CONTACT HOLDINGS

      1. Article 18.Holdings consisting of different epidemiological production units

      2. Article 19.Contact holdings

      3. Article 20.Coordination of measures

    6. SECTION 6 PROTECTION AND SURVEILLANCE ZONES

      1. Article 21.Establishment of protection and surveillance zones

      2. Article 22.Measures to be applied to holdings in the protection zone

      3. Article 23.Movement and transport of animals and their products in the protection zone

      4. Article 24.Additional measures and derogations

      5. Article 25.Measures in relation to fresh meat produced in the protection zone

      6. Article 26.Measures in relation to meat products produced in the protection zone

      7. Article 27.Measures in relation to milk and milk products produced in the protection zone

      8. Article 28.Measures in relation to semen, ova and embryos collected from animals of susceptible species in the protection zone

      9. Article 29.Transport and distribution of dung and manure of animals of susceptible species produced in the protection zone

      10. Article 30.Measures in relation to hides and skins from animals of susceptible species in the protection zone

      11. Article 31.Measures in relation to sheep wool, ruminant hair and pig bristles produced in the protection zone

      12. Article 32.Measures in relation to other animal products produced in the protection zone

      13. Article 33.Measures in relation to feed, forage, hay and straw produced in the protection zone

      14. Article 34.Granting of derogations and additional certification

      15. Article 35.Additional measures applied by Member States in the protection zone

      16. Article 36.Removal of measures in the protection zone

      17. Article 37.Measures to be applied to holdings in the surveillance zone

      18. Article 38.Movement of animals of susceptible species within the surveillance zone

      19. Article 39.Measures to be applied to fresh meat of animals of susceptible species originating in the surveillance zone and meat products produced from such meat

      20. Article 40.Measures to be applied to milk and milk products of animals of susceptible species produced in the surveillance zone

      21. Article 41.Transport and distribution of dung and manure of animals of susceptible species produced in the surveillance zone

      22. Article 42.Measures in relation to other animal products produced in the surveillance zone

      23. Article 43.Additional measures applied by Member States in the surveillance zone

      24. Article 44.Removal of measures in the surveillance zone

    7. SECTION 7 REGIONALISATION, MOVEMENT CONTROL AND IDENTIFICATION

      1. Article 45.Regionalisation

      2. Article 46.Measures applied in a restricted zone of a member state

      3. Article 47.Identification of animals of susceptible species

      4. Article 48.Movement control in case of an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease

    8. SECTION 8 VACCINATION

      1. Article 49.Use, manufacture, sales and controls of foot-and-mouth disease vaccines

      2. Article 50.Decision on introducing emergency vaccination

      3. Article 51.Conditions for emergency vaccination

      4. Article 52.Protective vaccination

      5. Article 53.Suppressive vaccination

      6. Article 54.Measures applicable in the vaccination zone during the period from the beginning of emergency vaccination until at least 30 days have elapsed following the completion of such vaccination (Phase 1)

      7. Article 55.Measures applicable in the vaccination zone during the period from emergency vaccination until the survey and the classification of holdings are completed (Phase 2)

      8. Article 56.Clinical and serological survey in the vaccination zone (Phase 2-A)

      9. Article 57.Classification of herds in the vaccination zone (Phase 2-B)

      10. Article 58.Measures applicable in the vaccination zone after the completion of the survey and the classification of holdings until the foot-and-mouth disease and infection free status is recovered (Phase 3)

    9. SECTION 9 RECOVERY OF THE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE AND INFECTION FREE STATUS

      1. Article 59.Recovery of the foot-and-mouth disease and infection free status

      2. Article 60.Recovery of status following eradication of foot-and-mouth disease without emergency vaccination

      3. Article 61.Recovery of status following eradication of foot-and-mouth disease with vaccination

      4. Article 62.Modifications of measures to recover the foot-and-mouth disease and infection-free status

      5. Article 63.Certification of animals of susceptible species and products derived from such animals for intra-Community trade

      6. Article 64.Movement of vaccinated animals of susceptible species after the recovery of the foot-and-mouth disease and infection-free status

  4. CHAPTER III PREVENTATIVE MEASURES

    1. SECTION 10 LABORATORIES AND ESTABLISHMENTS HANDLING FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS

      1. Article 65.Laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus

      2. Article 66.Checks of laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus

      3. Article 67.Modification of the list of approved laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus

      4. Article 68.National Laboratories

      5. Article 69.Community Reference Laboratory

      6. Article 70.Security standards and guidelines for surveillance, code of conduct for approved laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus

    2. SECTION 11 DIAGNOSIS OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE

      1. Article 71.Standards and tests for the diagnosis of foot-and-mouth disease and for the differential diagnosis of other vesicular diseases

    3. SECTION 12 CONTINGENCY PLANS AND REAL TIME ALERT EXERCISES

      1. Article 72.Contingency plans

      2. Article 73.Real-time alert exercises

    4. SECTION 13 CONTROL CENTRES AND EXPERT GROUPS

      1. Article 74.National/Central disease control centres — Functions and duties

      2. Article 75.National/Central disease control centres — Technical requirements

      3. Article 76.Local disease control centres — set-up, functions and duties

      4. Article 77.Local disease control centres — Technical requirements

      5. Article 78.Expert Group

    5. SECTION 14 ANTIGEN AND VACCINE BANKS

      1. Article 79.National antigen and vaccine banks

      2. Article 80.Community antigen and vaccine bank

      3. Article 81.Supply and storage of concentrated inactivated antigen

      4. Article 82.Formulation, production, bottling, labelling and distribution of vaccine

      5. Article 83.Access to the Community antigen and vaccine bank

      6. Article 84.Testing of foot-and-mouth disease vaccines

    6. SECTION 15 FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE IN OTHER SPECIES

      1. Article 85.Additional measures to prevent and control foot-and-mouth disease

  5. CHAPTER IV IMPLEMENTING MEASURES

    1. Article 86.Penalties

    2. Article 87.Procedures for implementing specific articles, for the adoption of further detailed rules for the implementation of this Directive and for amending the Annexes

    3. Article 88.Procedure for the adoption of ad hoc epidemiological measures

    4. Article 89.Committee procedure

  6. CHAPTER V TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 90.Amendment to Directive 92/46/EEC

    2. Article 91.Repeals

    3. Article 92.Transitional provisions

    4. Article 93.Transposition

    5. Article 94.Entry into force

    6. Article 95.Addressees

    1. ANNEX I

      DEFINITION OF OUTBREAK

      1. An outbreak shall be declared where a holding meets one...

      2. Foot-and-mouth disease virus has been isolated from an animal, any...

    2. ANNEX II

      NOTIFICATION OF DISEASE AND FURTHER EPIDEMIOLOGICAL INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY THE MEMBER STATE WHERE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE HAS BEEN CONFIRMED

      1. 1. Within 24 hours from the confirmation of each primary outbreak...

      2. 2. In case of primary outbreaks or cases in premises or...

      3. 3. In case of secondary outbreaks, the information referred to in...

      4. 4. The Member State concerned shall ensure that the information to...

      5. 5. Where the Animal Disease Notification System is for whatever reason...

    3. ANNEX III

      SURVEY

      1. 1. Clinical examination

        1. 1.1. Holdings must undergo clinical examinations of all animals of susceptible...

        2. 1.2. Special emphasis must be laid on animals which may have...

        3. 1.3. The clinical examination must take into account the transmission of...

        4. 1.4. Relevant records kept on the holding must be examined in...

      2. 2. Procedures for sampling

        1. 2.1. General provisions

          1. 2.1.1. Serological sampling shall be carried out:

            1. 2.1.1.1. according to the recommendations of the epidemiological team established within...

            2. 2.1.1.2. in support of tracing and the provision of evidence, taking...

          2. 2.1.2. Where sampling is carried out in the framework of disease...

          3. 2.1.3. Sampling of animals of susceptible species shall be carried out...

        2. 2.2. Sampling on holdings

        3. 2.3. Sampling in protection zones

        4. 2.4. Sampling in surveillance zones

          1. 2.4.1. from holdings in all administrative units within the perimeter of...

          2. 2.4.2. from as many holdings referred to above as necessary to...

          3. 2.4.3. from as many sheep and goats per holding as necessary...

        5. 2.5. Sampling for monitoring

          1. 2.5.1. For monitoring the areas outside the zones established in accordance...

      3. 3. The number of samples calculated in accordance with requirements in...

    4. ANNEX IV

      PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES FOR CLEANSING AND DISINFECTION

      1. 1. General principles and procedures

        1. 1.1. Cleansing and disinfection operations as provided for in Article 11...

        2. 1.2. The disinfectants to be used and their concentrations shall be...

        3. 1.3. The activity of disinfectants must not be impaired by prolonged...

        4. 1.4. The choice of disinfectants and of procedures for disinfection should...

        5. 1.5. The conditions under which degreasing agents and disinfectants are used...

        6. 1.6. Independently of the disinfectant used, the following general rules shall...

          1. 1.6.1. thorough soaking of bedding and litter as well as faecal...

          2. 1.6.2. washing and cleaning by careful brushing and scrubbing of all...

          3. 1.6.3. then further application of disinfectant for a minimum contact time...

          4. 1.6.4. the water used for cleaning operations is to be disposed...

        7. 1.7. Where washing is carried out with liquids applied under pressure...

        8. 1.8. Washing, disinfecting or destroying of equipment, installations, articles or compartments...

        9. 1.9. Cleansing and disinfection operations required in the framework of this...

      2. 2. Special provisions on cleansing and disinfection of infected holdings

        1. 2.1. Preliminary cleansing and disinfection

          1. 2.1.1. During the killing of the animals all necessary measures shall...

          2. 2.1.2. Carcasses of killed animals must be sprayed with disinfectant and...

          3. 2.1.3. As soon as the carcasses of the animals of susceptible...

          4. 2.1.4. Any tissue or blood which may have been spilled during...

          5. 2.1.5. The used disinfectant shall remain on the surface for at...

        2. 2.2. Final cleansing and disinfection

          1. 2.2.1. Grease and dirt should be removed from all surfaces by...

          2. 2.2.2. After washing with cold water further spraying with disinfectant should...

          3. 2.2.3. After seven days the premises should be treated again with...

      3. 3. Disinfection of contaminated bedding, manure and slurry

        1. 3.1. The solid phase of manure and used bedding should be...

        2. 3.2. The liquid phase of manure and slurry should be stored...

      4. 4. Special cases

        1. 4.1. Where for technical or security reasons the cleansing and disinfection...

        2. 4.2. By way of derogation from points 2.1 and 2.2, in...

        3. 4.3. By way of derogation from point 3, the competent authority...

    5. ANNEX V

      RESTOCKING OF HOLDINGS

      1. 1. General principles

        1. 1.1. Restocking should not commence until 21 days after completion of...

        2. 1.2. Animals for restocking can only be introduced under the following...

          1. 1.2.1. the animals shall not come from areas subject to animal...

          2. 1.2.2. the competent authorities must be satisfied that any possible residual...

          3. 1.2.3. in order to ensure an adequate immune response referred to...

            1. 1.2.3.1. either originate in and come from a holding situated in...

            2. 1.2.3.2. the animals have been tested with negative results in an...

        3. 1.3. Irrespective of the type of farming practised on the holding,...

          1. 1.3.1. animals must be introduced in all units and buildings of...

          2. 1.3.2. in the case of a holding consisting of more than...

          3. 1.3.3. animals must be subjected to clinical inspection every three days...

          4. 1.3.4. during the period from 15 to 28 days after re-introduction,...

          5. 1.3.5. not earlier than 28 days after the last re-introduction, all...

        4. 1.4. The restocking procedure shall be considered completed when the measures...

      2. 2. Extension of measures and derogations

        1. 2.1. The competent authority may impose:

          1. 2.1.1. the use of sentinel animals, in particular in holdings difficult...

          2. 2.1.2. Additional safeguard and control measures within the framework of restocking....

        2. 2.2. The competent authorities may derogate from the measures provided for...

      3. 3. Restocking in connection with emergency vaccination

        1. 3.1. Restocking in a vaccination zone established in accordance with Article...

        2. 3.2. The competent authorities may authorise the restocking of holdings situated...

          1. 3.2.1. the proportion of vaccinated animals used for restocking exceeds 75...

          2. 3.2.2. The proportion of vaccinated animals does not exceed 75 %...

    6. ANNEX VI

      RESTRICTIONS ON THE MOVEMENT OF EQUIDAE

      1. 1. Minimum measures

      2. 2. Recommended additional measures

        1. 2.1. Measures during the stand-still

          1. 2.1.1. the emergency must be documented by the veterinary surgeon on...

          2. 2.1.2. the agreement of the clinic of destination must be producible;...

          3. 2.1.3. the transport operation must be authorised by the competent authorities...

          4. 2.1.4. equidae must be accompanied during the transport by an identification...

          5. 2.1.5. the on-call official veterinarian must be informed about the route...

          6. 2.1.6. equidae must be groomed and treated with an effective disinfectant;...

          7. 2.1.7. equidae must travel in dedicated equine transport which is recognisable...

        2. 2.2. Controls on equidae in relation to protection and surveillance zones...

          1. 2.2.1. Movement of equidae outside the protection and surveillance zones is...

          2. 2.2.2. Movement of equidae within the protection and surveillance zones established...

            1. 2.2.2.1. the use of equidae kept on holdings in the protection...

            2. 2.2.2.2. equidae may be transported without restrictions in dedicated equine transport...

            3. 2.2.2.3. the competent authorities may in exceptional cases authorise the transport...

            4. 2.2.2.4. movement of equidae may be allowed on public roads, on...

          3. 2.2.3. The collection of equine semen, ova and embryos from donor...

          4. 2.2.4. Visits from owners of equidae, the veterinary surgeon, the inseminator...

            1. 2.2.4.1. equidae are kept separated from animals of susceptible species and...

            2. 2.2.4.2. all visitors must be registered;

            3. 2.2.4.3. cleansing and disinfecting of means of transportation and of the...

    7. ANNEX VII

      TREATMENT OF PRODUCTS TO ENSURE THE DESTRUCTION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS

      1. PART A Products of animal origin

        1. 1. Meat products that have undergone at least one of the...

        2. 2. Hides and skins complying with the requirements in Article 20...

        3. 3. Sheep wool, ruminant hair and pig bristles complying with the...

        4. 4. Products derived from animals of susceptible species which have undergone:...

        5. 5. Blood and blood products of animals of susceptible species used...

        6. 6. Lard and rendered fats which have undergone the heat treatment...

        7. 7. Petfood and dogchews which comply with the requirements of points...

        8. 8. Game trophies of ungulates which comply with the requirements of...

        9. 9. Animal casings which in accordance with Chapter 2 of Annex...

      2. PART B Products not of animal origin

        1. 1. Straw and forage which

    8. ANNEX VIII

      1. PART A Treatment of fresh meat

        1. 1. De-boned fresh meat:

        2. 2. Trimmed offal:

        3. 3. Maturation:

        4. 4. Effective measures must be applied to avoid cross-contamination.

      2. PART B Additional measures applicable to the production of fresh meat from animals of susceptible species originating in the surveillance zone

        1. 1. Fresh meat, excluding heads, viscera and offals, intended for placing...

        2. 2. Trimmed offal shall be marked with the health mark provided...

        3. 3. Other products shall be subjected to the treatment provided for...

    9. ANNEX IX

      TREATMENT OF MILK TO ENSURE DESTRUCTION OF FOOT-AND-MOUTH VIRUS

      1. PART A Milk and milk products intended for human consumption

        1. 1. Milk intended for human consumption must be subject to at...

          1. 1.1. sterilisation at a level of at least F03;

          2. 1.2. UHT treatment;

          3. 1.3. HTST treatment applied twice to milk with a pH equal...

          4. 1.4. HTST treatment of milk with a pH below 7,0;

          5. 1.5. HTST combined with another physical treatment by:

            1. 1.5.1. either lowering the pH below 6 for at least one...

            2. 1.5.2. additional heating to 72 °C or more, combined with desiccation....

        2. 2. Milk products must either undergo one of the above treatments...

        3. 3. Any other treatment shall be decided in accordance with the...

      2. PART B Milk and milk products not intended for human consumption and milk and milk products for animal consumption

        1. 1. Milk not intended for human consumption and milk intended for...

          1. 1.1. sterilisation at a level of at least F03;

          2. 1.2. UHT combined with another physical treatment referred to in either...

          3. 1.3. HTST applied twice;

          4. 1.4. HTST combined with another physical treatment by:

            1. 1.4.1. either lowering the pH below 6 for at least one...

            2. 1.4.2. additional heating to 72 °C or more, combined with desiccation....

        2. 2. Milk products must either undergo one of the above treatments...

        3. 3. Whey to be fed to animals of susceptible species and...

    10. ANNEX X

      CRITERIA FOR THE DECISION TO APPLY PROTECTIVE VACCINATION AND GUIDELINES FOR THE EMERGENCY VACCINATION PROGRAMMES

      1. 1. Criteria for the decision to apply protective vaccination

      2. 2. Additional criteria for the decision to introduce emergency vaccination

      3. 3. Definition of Densely Populated Livestock Areas (DPLAs)

        1. 3.1. When deciding about the measures to be taken in application...

        2. 3.2. Animals of susceptible species

    11. ANNEX XI

      1. PART A National laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus

      2. PART B Laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus for vaccine production

    12. ANNEX XII

      BIO-SECURITY STANDARDS FOR LABORATORIES AND ESTABLISHMENTS HANDLING LIVE FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS

      1. 1. The laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus must...

      2. 2. The laboratories and establishments handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus shall...

      3. 3. The inspection team shall have at its disposition expertise from...

      4. 4. Inspection teams deployed by the European Commission shall submit a...

    13. ANNEX XIII

      DIAGNOSTIC TESTS AND STANDARDS FOR FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE AND FOR THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF OTHER VESICULAR VIRUS DISEASES

      1. In the context of this Annex, a ‘test’ refers to...

      2. PART A Diagnostic tests

        1. 1. Recommended procedures

        2. 2. Alternative procedures

        3. 3. Standards and quality control

        4. 4. Procedures for adoption and review of tests and standards for...

        5. 5. Compliance procedure

        6. 6. Selection and transportation of samples

      3. PART B Standards

        1. 1. Foot-and-mouth disease

          1. 1.1. Antigen detection

          2. 1.2. Virus isolation

          3. 1.3. Nucleic acid detection methods

          4. 1.4. Antibody detection (structural proteins)

          5. 1.5. Antibody detection (non-structural proteins)

        2. 2. Swine vesicular disease (SVD)

        3. 3. Other vesicular diseases

    14. ANNEX XIV

      COMMUNITY ANTIGEN AND VACCINE BANK

      1. 1. Conditions for the supply and storage of the concentrated inactivated...

      2. 2. Conditions for the formulation, finishing, bottling, labelling and delivery of...

    15. ANNEX XV

      FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF NATIONAL LABORATORIES

      1. The functions and duties of National Laboratories referred to in...

      2. All national laboratories handling live foot-and-mouth disease virus must operate...

    16. ANNEX XVI

      FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES OF A COMMUNITY REFERENCE LABORATORY FOR FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE

      1. The functions and duties of the Community Reference Laboratory referred...

      2. 1. To ensure liaison between the national laboratories of the Member...

        1. 1.1. regularly receiving field samples from Member States and countries geographically...

        2. 1.2. typing and full antigenic and genomic characterisation of vesicular viruses...

        3. 1.3. building up and maintaining an up-to-date collection of vesicular virus...

        4. 1.4. building up and maintaining an up-to-date collection of specific sera...

        5. 1.5. advising the Commission on all aspects related to foot-and-mouth disease...

      3. 2. To support the functions of National Laboratories, in particular by:...

        1. 2.1. storing and supplying National Laboratories with reagents and materials for...

        2. 2.2. retaining expertise on foot-and-mouth disease virus and other pertinent viruses...

        3. 2.3. promoting harmonisation of diagnosis and ensuring proficiency of testing within...

        4. 2.4. carrying out research studies with the objective of developing improved...

      4. 3. To provide information and carry out further training, in particular...

        1. 3.1. gathering data and information on the methods of diagnosis and...

        2. 3.2. making and implementing the necessary arrangements for the further training...

        3. 3.3. keeping abreast of developments in foot-and-mouth disease epidemiology;

        4. 3.4. organising an annual meeting where representatives of the National Laboratories...

      5. 4. To perform experiments and field trials in consultation with the...

      6. 5. To review at the annual meeting of National Reference Laboratories...

      7. 6. To cooperate with the national reference laboratories of candidate countries...

      8. 7. The Community Reference Laboratory must operate at least according to...

      9. 8. The Community Reference Laboratory shall provide assistance to the Commission...

    17. ANNEX XVII

      CRITERIA AND REQUIREMENTS FOR CONTINGENCY PLANS

      1. Member States shall ensure that contingency plans meet at least...

      2. 1. Provision shall be made to ensure the legal powers necessary...

      3. 2. Provision must be made to ensure access to emergency funds,...

      4. 3. A chain of command shall be established guaranteeing a rapid...

      5. 4. Each Member State must be prepared to immediately establish a...

      6. 5. Detailed plans shall be available to enable a Member State...

      7. 6. Member States shall ensure the cooperation between the national disease...

      8. 7. A permanently operational expert group shall be created, where necessary...

      9. 8. Provision must be made for adequate resources to ensure a...

      10. 9. An up-to-date operations manual shall be available. It shall describe...

      11. 10. Detailed plans shall be available for emergency vaccination.

      12. 11. Staff shall be regularly involved in:

        1. 11.1. training in clinical signs, epidemiological enquiry and control of epizootic...

        2. 11.2. real-time alert exercises, conducted as follows:

          1. 11.2.1. two times within a five years period, the first of...

          2. 11.2.2. during the five years period after an outbreak of a...

          3. 11.2.3. one of the two exercises referred to in paragraph 11.2.1...

          4. 11.2.4. by way of derogation from paragraph 11.2.1 and subject to...

        3. 11.3. Training in communication skills to provide ongoing disease awareness campaigns...

      13. 12. Contingency Plans shall be prepared taking into account the resources...

      14. 13. Without prejudice to veterinary requirements, contingency plans shall be prepared...

      15. 14. Such plans shall include the identification of appropriate sites and...

      16. 15. Member State shall ensure that farmers, the rural populace and...

    18. ANNEX XVIII

      1. PART A Measures in case of confirmation of the presence of foot-and-mouth disease in wild animals

        1. 1. As soon as confirmation of a primary case of foot-and-mouth...

        2. 2. If a case of foot-and-mouth disease has occurred in wild...

        3. 3. By way of derogation to the provisions in point 1...

      2. PART B Plans for the eradication of foot-and-mouth disease in wild animals

        1. 1. Without prejudice to the measures laid down in Part A,...

        2. 2. The Commission shall examine the plan in order to determine...

        3. 3. After the measures provided for in the plan mentioned in...

        4. 4. The plan mentioned in paragraph 1 shall contain information on:...

        5. 5. A report concerning the epidemiological situation in the defined area...

        6. 6. More detailed rules relating to the establishment of plans for...

    19. ANNEX XIX

      DEADLINES FOR TRANSPOSITION INTO NATIONAL LAW

    20. ANNEX XX

      CORRELATION TABLE

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