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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/262 of 17 February 2015 laying down rules pursuant to Council Directives 90/427/EEC and 2009/156/EC as regards the methods for the identification of equidae (Equine Passport Regulation) (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I SUBJECT MATTER, SCOPE, DEFINITIONS, GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    1. Article 1.Subject matter and scope

    2. Article 2.Definitions

    3. Article 3.General principles and obligation to identify equidae

    4. Article 4.The Union system for equine identification

  3. CHAPTER II IDENTIFICATION OF EQUIDAE BORN IN THE UNION

    1. Article 5.Issuing bodies for equidae born in the Union

    2. Article 6.Information concerning issuing bodies

    3. Article 7.Format and content of identification documents issued for equidae born in the Union

    4. Article 8.Obligations of the competent authority as regards the issuing of identification documents for equidae born in the Union

    5. Article 9.Issuing of identification documents for equidae born in the Union

    6. Article 10.Derogation from the completion of certain information in Sections I and IV of the identification document

    7. Article 11.Applications for identification documents for equidae born in the Union

    8. Article 12.Deadline for identification of equidae born in the Union

    9. Article 13.Derogations concerning the identification of certain equidae living under wild or semi-wild conditions

  4. CHAPTER III IDENTIFICATION OF EQUIDAE IMPORTED INTO THE UNION

    1. Article 14.Identification of equidae imported into the Union

    2. Article 15.Applications for identification documents for equidae imported into the Union

  5. CHAPTER IV CHECKS REQUIRED PRIOR TO ISSUING OF IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS AND METHODS OF IDENTITY VERIFICATION

    1. Article 16.Verification of single identification documents issued for equidae

    2. Article 17.Measures to detect previous identification of equidae

    3. Article 18.Electronic methods of identity verification

    4. Article 19.Management of the uniqueness of the code displayed by a transponder

    5. Article 20.Recording of the transponder code in the identification document

    6. Article 21.Authorisation of alternative methods of identity verification

    7. Article 22.Obligations of issuing bodies and keepers using alternative methods of identity verification

  6. CHAPTER V MOVEMENT AND TRANSPORT OF EQUIDAE

    1. Article 23.Movement and transport of registered equidae and equidae for breeding and production

    2. Article 24.Derogation for movement or transport of equidae accompanied by a temporary document

    3. Article 25.Derogation for movements with a smart card

    4. Article 26.Movements and transport of equidae for slaughter

  7. CHAPTER VI MANAGEMENT, DUPLICATION, REPLACEMENT AND SUSPENSION OF IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

    1. Article 27.Obligations of keepers as regards the management of identification documents to ensure the continuity of identity during the lifetime of the equine animal

    2. Article 28.Obligations of issuing bodies as regards the management of identification documents to ensure the continuity of identity during the lifetime of the equine animal

    3. Article 29.The issuing of duplicate identification documents

    4. Article 30.The issuing of duplicate identification documents for equidae imported into the Union

    5. Article 31.Suspension of the status of equidae for slaughter for human consumption

    6. Article 32.The issuing of replacement identification documents

    7. Article 33.Suspension of the validity for movement purposes of the identification document

  8. CHAPTER VII DEATH OF EQUIDAE AND EQUIDAE INTENDED FOR SLAUGHTER FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION AND MEDICATION RECORD

    1. Article 34.Obligations of the official veterinarian and of the competent authority in the case of slaughter or death of equidae

    2. Article 35.Obligation of the keeper and of the issuing body in case of death or loss of the equine animal

    3. Article 36.Obligations of Member States to ensure information flow after the death of an equine animal

    4. Article 37.Equidae intended for slaughter for human consumption and medication record

  9. CHAPTER VIII RECORDS AND PENALTIES

    1. Article 38.Database

    2. Article 39.Set up of a central database

    3. Article 40.Operation and cooperation of central databases

    4. Article 41.Penalties

  10. CHAPTER IX TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

    1. Article 42.Repeal

    2. Article 43.Transitional provisions

    3. Article 44.Entry into force

  11. Signature

    1. ANNEX I

      1. PART 1

        1. DOCUMENT D'IDENTIFICATION DES ÉQUIDÉS

          1. I. Le document d'identification doit comporter toutes les instructions nécessaires à...

          2. II. Le document d'identification doit contenir les renseignements suivants:

            1. 1. Section I — Identification

            2. 2. Section II — Administration de médicaments vétérinaires

            3. 3. Section III — Validité des documents pour les mouvements d'équidés...

            4. 4. Section IV — Propriétaire

            5. 5. Section V — Certificat d'origine

            6. 6. Section VI — Enregistrement des contrôles d'identité

            7. 7. Section VII — Enregistrement des vaccinations contre la grippe équine...

            8. 8. Section VIII — Enregistrement des vaccinations autres que les vaccinations...

            9. 9. Section IX — Examens de laboratoire

          3. III. Le document d'identification peut contenir les renseignements suivants:

            1. 10. Section X — Conditions sanitaires de base (obligatoire pour les...

            2. 11. Section XI — Châtaignes

          4. IV. Sauf s'il est détruit sous surveillance officielle à l'abattoir, le...

        2. IDENTIFICATION DOCUMENT FOR EQUIDAE

          1. I. The identification document must contain all the instructions needed for...

          2. II. The identification document must contain the following information:

            1. 1. Section I — Identification

            2. 2. Section II — Administration of veterinary medicinal products

            3. 3. Section III — Validity of document for movement of equidae...

            4. 4. Section IV — Owner

            5. 5. Section V — Certificate of origin

            6. 6. Section VI — Recording of identity checks

            7. 7. Section VII — Record of vaccination against equine influenza

            8. 8. Section VIII — Record of vaccination against other diseases

            9. 9. Section IX — Laboratory health tests

          3. III. The identification document may contain the following information:

            1. 10. Section X — Basic health conditions (mandatory for registered equidae)...

            2. 11. Section XI — Chestnuts

          4. IV. Except where it is destroyed under official supervision at the...

        3. SECTION I

          1. Partie A — Données d'identification Part A — Identification details

          2. Partie B — Signalement graphique Part B — Outline Diagram

          3. Partie C — Castration, vérification du signalement, enregistrement dans la base de données Part C — Castration, verification of the description, recording in database

        4. SECTION II

        5. SECTION III SUSPENSION/RÉTABLISSEMENT DE LA VALIDITÉ DU DOCUMENT D'IDENTIFICATION POUR LES MOUVEMENTS D'ÉQUIDÉS

        6. SECTION IV

        7. SECTION V Certificat d'origine

        8. SECTION VI

        9. SECTION VII

        10. SECTION VIII

        11. SECTION IX

        12. SECTION X Conditions sanitaires de base [article 4, paragraphe 4), point (a), de la directive 2009/156/CE]

        13. SECTION XI

          1. Châtaignes

          2. Chestnuts

      2. PART 2 Additional requirements for the identification document for equidae

    2. ANNEX II

      Information stored on the smart card

      1. The smart card shall contain at least the following:

      2. 1. Visible information

      3. 2. Electronic information accessible by use of standard software

    3. ANNEX III

      Model of temporary document referred to in Article 24(1)

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