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Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on the non-commercial movement of pet animals and repealing Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 1.Subject matter

    2. Article 2.Scope

    3. Article 3.Definitions

    4. Article 4.General obligation

    5. Article 5.Maximum number of pet animals

  3. CHAPTER II CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE NON-COMMERCIAL MOVEMENT OF PET ANIMALS INTO A MEMBER STATE FROM ANOTHER MEMBER STATE

    1. SECTION 1 Pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      1. Article 6.Conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      2. Article 7.Derogation from the anti-rabies vaccination condition for young pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      3. Article 8.Derogation from the anti-rabies vaccination condition for pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

    2. SECTION 2 Pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

      1. Article 9.Conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

  4. CHAPTER III CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE NON-COMMERCIAL MOVEMENT OF PET ANIMALS INTO A MEMBER STATE FROM A TERRITORY OR A THIRD COUNTRY

    1. SECTION 1 Pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      1. Article 10.Conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      2. Article 11.Derogation from the anti-rabies vaccination condition for young pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      3. Article 12.Derogation from the antibody titration test condition for pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      4. Article 13.Establishment of a list of territories and third countries

    2. SECTION 2 Pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

      1. Article 14.Conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

      2. Article 15.Establishment of a list of territories and third countries

    3. SECTION 3 Derogation from the conditions on the non-commercial movement of pet animals

      1. Article 16.Derogation from the conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals between certain countries and territories

  5. CHAPTER IV MARKING AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH MEASURES

    1. SECTION 1 Marking

      1. Article 17.Marking of pet animals

      2. Article 18.Qualifications required for implanting transponders in pet animals

    2. SECTION 2 Preventive health measures for diseases or infections other than rabies

      1. Article 19.Preventive health measures and conditions for their application

      2. Article 20.List of Member States or parts thereof referred to in point (a) of Article 19(3)

  6. CHAPTER V IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

    1. SECTION 1 Identification documents for the non-commercial movement into a Member State from another Member State of pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      1. Article 21.Format and content of the identification document referred to in point (d) of Article 6

      2. Article 22.Issuing and completing the identification document referred to in point (d) of Article 6

      3. Article 23.Distribution of blank identification documents

      4. Article 24.Derogation from the format of the identification document provided for in Article 21(1)

    2. SECTION 2 Identification documents for the non-commercial movement into a Member State from a territory or a third country of pet animals of the species listed in Part A of Annex I

      1. Article 25.Format and content of the identification document referred to in point (e) of Article 10(1)

      2. Article 26.Issuing and completing the identification document referred to in point (e) of Article 10(1)

      3. Article 27.Derogation from the format of the identification document provided for in Article 25(1)

    3. SECTION 3 Identification documents for the non-commercial movement into a Member State from another Member State of pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

      1. Article 28.Format and content of the identification document referred to in point (c) of Article 9(2)

      2. Article 29.Issuing and completing the identification document referred to in point (c) of Article 9(2)

    4. SECTION 4 Identification documents for the non-commercial movement into a Member State from a territory or a third country of pet animals of the species listed in Part B of Annex I

      1. Article 30.Format and content of the identification document referred to in point (c) of Article 14(2)

      2. Article 31.Issuing and completing the identification document referred to in point (c) of Article 14(2)

  7. CHAPTER VI COMMON PROVISIONS

    1. SECTION 1 Derogation for the non-commercial movement of pet animals into Member States

      1. Article 32.Derogation from the conditions of Articles 6, 9, 10 and 14

    2. SECTION 2 General conditions regarding compliance

      1. Article 33.Documentary and identity checks to be carried out in respect of non-commercial movement of pet animals into a Member State from another Member State or a territory or a third country listed pursuant to Article 13(1) and Article 15

      2. Article 34.Documentary and identity checks to be carried out in respect of non-commercial movement from a territory or a third country other than those listed pursuant to Article 13(1) or Article 15

      3. Article 35.Actions in case of non-compliance revealed during the checks provided for in Articles 33 and 34

      4. Article 36.Safeguard measures

      5. Article 37.Information obligations

    3. SECTION 3 Procedural provisions

      1. Article 38.Amendments to Annexes

      2. Article 39.Exercise of the delegation

      3. Article 40.Urgency procedure

      4. Article 41.Committee procedure

      5. Article 42.Penalties

  8. CHAPTER VII TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 43.Repeal

    2. Article 44.Transitional measures regarding identification documents

    3. Article 45.Entry into force and applicability

  9. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      Species of pet animals

      1. PART A

      2. PART B

    2. ANNEX II

      Technical requirements for transponders

      1. The transponders must:

      2. comply with ISO Standard 11784 and apply HDX or FDX-B...

    3. ANNEX III

      Validity requirements for anti-rabies vaccinations

      1. 1. The anti-rabies vaccine must:

      2. 2. An anti-rabies vaccination must fulfil the following conditions:

    4. ANNEX IV

      Validity requirements for the rabies antibody titration test

      1. 1. The collection of the sample of blood necessary to carry...

      2. 2. The rabies antibody titration test:

    5. ANNEX V

  10. ATTACHMENTS

    1. COMMISSION STATEMENT

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