Article 8. General conditions concerning the transport of live animals to the Union

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During the period after loading in the third country of origin and before arrival at the border inspection post of introduction into the Union, consignments of live animals shall not be:

(a) transported together with live animals that:

(i) are not intended for introduction into the Union; or

(ii) are of a lower health status;

(b) unloaded in, or when transported by air, moved to another aircraft, or transported by road, by rail, or moved on foot through a third country, territory or part thereof which is not authorised for imports of the animals concerned into the Union.

 

Article 9

Time limit for the period of transport to the Union of live animals

 

Consignments of live animals shall only be introduced into the Union where the consignment arrives at the border inspection post of introduction into the Union within 10 days of the date of issue of the appropriate veterinary certificate.

In the case of transport by sea, that period of 10 days shall be extended by an additional period corresponding to the duration of the journey by sea, as certified by a signed declaration of the master of the ship, drawn up in accordance with Part 3 of Annex I and attached in its original form to the veterinary certificate.

 

Article 10

Special conditions regarding the spraying of consignments of live animals transported by air to the Union

 

Where consignments of live animals, excluding consignments of bees, are transported by air, the crate or container in which they are transported and the surrounding area shall be sprayed with an appropriate insecticide.

That spraying shall be carried out immediately prior to the closing of the aircraft doors after loading, and after any subsequent opening of the doors in a third country, until the aircraft reaches its final destination.

The captain of the aircraft shall certify that the spraying has been carried out by signing a declaration, drawn up in accordance with Part 4 of Annex I and attached in its original form to the veterinary certificate.

 

Article 11

Conditions to be applied following the introduction into the Union of certain consignments of ungulates

 

  1. Following their introduction into the Union, consignments of ungulates, other than those referred to in Article 3a shall be conveyed in a vector-protected means of transport without delay to the holding of destination.

Those ungulates shall remain on that holding for a period of at least 30 days, unless they are dispatched directly to a slaughterhouse.

  1. Following their introduction into the Union, consignments of ungulates intended for immediate slaughter shall be conveyed without delay to the slaughterhouse of destination where they shall be slaughtered within five working days from the date of arrival at the slaughterhouse.

 

Article 12

Specific conditions concerning the transit through third countries of certain consignments of ungulates

 

Where specific condition I of Part 1 of Annex I applies, in order to allow consignments of the ungulates referred to in that condition originating in one Member State and destined for another Member State, to transit through a third country, territory or part thereof which is listed in the table in Part 1 of Annex I but for which there is no corresponding model veterinary certificate for consignments of the ungulates concerned indicated in column 4 of that table, the following conditions shall apply:

(a) for bovine animals for fattening:

(i) the holdings of final destination must be designated in advance by the competent authority of the final destination;

(ii) the live animals comprised in the consignment must not be moved from the holding of final destination unless for immediate slaughter;

(iii) all movements of live animals into and out of the holding of final destination must be carried out under the control of the competent authority as long as the animals comprising the consignment are kept at the holding.

(b) for ungulates for immediate slaughter, Article 11(2) shall apply.

 

Article 12a

Derogation for the transit of certain consignments of live bovine animals for breeding and production through Lithuania

 

  1. The transit by road through Lithuania of consignments of live bovine animals for breeding and production coming from the Russian region of Kaliningrad and consigned to a destination outside the Union shall be authorised subject to compliance with the following conditions:

(a) the animals enter Lithuania at the border inspection post at Kybartai road and exit Lithuania at the border inspection post of Medininkai;

(b) the animals are transported in containers on road vehicles sealed with a serially numbered seal at the border inspection post of introduction into the Union at Kybartai road, by the veterinary services of the competent authority of Lithuania;

(c) the documents referred to in the third indent of Article 7 (1) of Council Directive 91/496/EEC, including the duly completed veterinary certificate in accordance with the model veterinary certificate «BOV-X-TRANSIT-RU» set out in Part 2 of Annex I to this Regulation, accompanying the animals from the border inspection post Kybartai road to the border inspection post Medininkai are stamped «ONLY FOR TRANSIT FROM THE RUSSIAN REGION OF KALININGRAD VIA LITHUANIA» on each page by the official veterinarian of the competent authority responsible for the border inspection post at Kybartai road;

(d) the requirements provided for in Article 9 of Council Directive 91/496/EEC are complied with;

(e) the consignment is certified as acceptable for transit through Lithuania on the common veterinary entry document referred to in Article 1(1) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2004 <*> and signed by the official veterinarian of the border inspection post at Kybartai road;

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<*> OJ L 49, 19.2.2004, p. 11.

 

(f) the animals are accompanied by a health certificate that allows unhindered entry into Belarus and a veterinary certificate issued for the place of destination of the animals in Russia.

  1. The consignment shall not be unloaded in the Union and shall be moved directly to the border inspection post of exit of Medininkai.

The official veterinarian at the border inspection post of Medininkai shall complete part 3 of the Common Veterinary Entry Document after the exit controls on the consignment have verified that it is the same consignment that entered Lithuania at the border inspection post at «Kybartai road».

  1. In case of any irregularity or emergency during the transit, the Member State of transit shall apply the measures provided for in the second indent of Article 8(1) (b) of Directive 90/425/EEC <*> as appropriate.

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<*> OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 29.

  1. The competent authority of Lithuania shall verify regularly that the number of consignments entering and leaving the Union territory matches.

 

Article 13

Conditions to be applied following the introduction into the Union of consignments of bees referred to in Article 7

 

  1. Consignments of queen bees referred to in Article 7(3)(a) shall be conveyed without delay to the designated place of final destination where the hives shall be placed under the control of the competent authority and the queen bees transferred to new cages before being introduced to local colonies.
  2. The cages, attendants, and other material that accompanied the queen bees from the third country of origin shall be sent to a laboratory designated by the competent authority for examination for the presence of:

(a) the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida), their eggs or larvae;

(b) signs of the Tropilaelaps mite (Tropilaelaps spp.).

After that laboratory examination, the cages, attendants and the material shall be destroyed.

  1. Consignments of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) referred to in Article 7(3)(b) shall be conveyed without delay to the designated place of destination.

Those bumble bees may stay in the container in which they were introduced into the Union until the end of the lifespan of the colony.

That container and the material that accompanied the bumble bees from the third country of origin shall be destroyed at the end of the lifespan of the colony at the latest.

 

Article 13a

Conditions to be applied following the introduction of consignments of ungulates intended for approved bodies, institutes or centres

 

  1. Following their introduction into the Union, consignments of ungulates intended for approved bodies, institutes or centres shall be transported without delay to the approved body, institute or centre of destination in means of transport that are vector-protected and so constructed that the animals cannot escape and faeces, urine, litter, fodder, waste or any other material cannot flow or fall out from the vehicle or container during transportation.
  2. The animals shall be kept in quarantine in vector-protected facilities on the premises of the approved body, institute or centre of the Member State of destination for a minimum of 30 days. After the 30 days quarantine period the animals may be moved to another approved body, institute or centre.
  3. Animals introduced into an approved body, institute or centre can only be moved to a destination other than an approved body, institute or centre provided that:

(a) at least six months have elapsed from the time of introduction into the Union, and

(b) the movement is carried out in accordance with paragraph 4 of Annex C to Directive 92/65/EEC.

  1. By way of derogation from paragraph 3, animals may leave an approved body, institute or centre before the end of the six-month period provided for in that paragraph, only where the following conditions are complied with:

(a) the animals are exported to a third country, territory or part thereof;

(b) for the purpose of their export as referred to in a) the animals are transported in means of transport that are vector-protected and so constructed that the animals cannot escape and faeces, urine, litter, fodder, waste or any other material cannot flow or fall out from the vehicle or container during transportation.

 

Chapter III. CONDITIONS FOR THE INTRODUCTION OF FRESH MEAT INTO THE UNION

Article 14

General conditions for the importation of fresh meat

 

Consignments of fresh meat intended for human consumption shall only be imported into the Union if they comply with the following conditions:

(a) they come from the third countries, territories or parts thereof listed in columns 1, 2 and 3 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II for which there is a model veterinary certificate corresponding to the consignment concerned listed in column 4 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II;

(b) they are presented at the border inspection post of introduction into the Union accompanied by the appropriate veterinary certificate, drawn up in accordance with the relevant model veterinary certificate set out in Part 2 of Annex II, taking into account the specific conditions indicated in column 6 of the table in Part 1 of that Annex, and completed and signed by an official veterinarian of the exporting third country;

(c) they comply with the requirements set out in the veterinary certificate referred to in point (b), including:

(i) the supplementary guarantees laid down in that certificate, where indicated in column 5 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II;

(ii) any additional veterinary certification requirements that the Member State of destination may impose in accordance with Union veterinary legislation and which are included in the certificate.

 

Article 15

Conditions to be applied following the importation of unskinned carcases of wild cloven-hoofed game

 

In accordance with Article 8(2) of Council Directive 97/78/EC <*>, consignments of unskinned carcases of wild cloven-hoofed game for human consumption after further processing shall be conveyed without delay to the processing establishment of destination.

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<*> OJ L 24, 30.1.1998, p. 9.

 

Article 16

Transit and storage of fresh meat

 

The introduction into the Union of consignments of fresh meat not intended for importation into the Union but destined for a third country either by immediate transit or after storage in the Union in accordance with Article 12(4) and Article 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, shall only be authorised if the consignments comply with the following conditions:

(a) they come from the third countries, territories or parts thereof listed in columns 1, 2 and 3 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II, for which there is a model veterinary certificate corresponding to the consignment concerned listed in column 4 of the table in Part 1 of Annex II;

(b) they comply with the specific animal health requirements for the consignment concerned, as set out in the relevant model veterinary certificate referred to in point (a);

(c) they are accompanied by a veterinary certificate, drawn up in accordance with the model veterinary certificate set out in Annex III, and completed and signed by an official veterinarian of the exporting third country;

(d) they are certified as acceptable for transit, including for storage as appropriate, on the common veterinary entry document referred to in Article 2(1) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 136/2004 <*>, signed by the official veterinarian of the border inspection post of introduction into the Union.

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<*> OJ L 21, 28.1.2004, p. 11.

 

Article 17

Derogation for transit through Latvia, Lithuania and Poland

 

  1. By way of derogation from Article 16 the transit by road or by rail through the Union, between the designated border inspection posts in Latvia, Lithuania and Poland listed in Commission Decision 2009/821/EC <*>, of consignments coming from and destined to Russia directly or via another third country shall be authorised provided that the following conditions are complied with:

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<*> OJ L 296, 12.11.2009, p. 1.

(a) the consignment is sealed with a serially numbered seal at the border inspection post of introduction into the Union by the veterinary services of the competent authority;

(b) the documents accompanying the consignment and referred to in Article 7 of Directive 97/78/EC are stamped «ONLY FOR TRANSIT TO RUSSIA VIA THE EU» on each page by the official veterinarian of the competent authority responsible for the border inspection post of introduction into the Union;

(c) the procedural requirements provided for in Article 11 of Directive 97/78/EC are complied with;

(d) the consignment is certified as acceptable for transit on the common veterinary entry document signed by the official veterinarian of the border inspection post of introduction into the Union.

  1. Unloading or storage, as defined in Article 12(4) or in Article 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, of such consignments on Union territory shall not be allowed.
  2. Regular audits shall be made by the competent authority to ensure that the number of consignments and the quantities of products leaving the Union territory matches the number and quantities entering.

 

Article 17a

Derogation for transit through Croatia of consignments coming from Bosnia and Herzegovina and destined to third countries

 

  1. By way of derogation from Article 16, the direct transit by road through the Union, between the border inspection post of Nova Sela and the border inspection post of , of consignments coming from Bosnia and Herzegovina and destined to third countries shall be authorised provided that the following conditions are complied with:

(a) the consignment is sealed with a serially numbered seal by the official veterinarian at the border inspection post of entry;

(b) the documents accompanying the consignment and referred to in Article 7 of Directive 97/78/EC are stamped «ONLY FOR TRANSIT TO THIRD COUNTRIES VIA THE EU» on each page by the official veterinarian at the border inspection post of entry;

(c) the procedural requirements provided for in Article 11 of Directive 97/78/EC are complied with;

(d) the consignment is certified as acceptable for transit on the Common Veterinary Entry Document referred to in Article 2(1) of Regulation (EC) No 136/2004 by the official veterinarian at the border inspection post of entry.

  1. Unloading or storage, as defined in Article 12(4) or in Article 13 of Directive 97/78/EC, of such consignments on Union territory shall not be allowed.
  2. Regular audits shall be made by the competent authority to ensure that the number of consignments and the quantities of products leaving the Union matches the number and quantities entering the Union.

 

Chapter IV. GENERAL, TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISIONS

Article 18

Certification

The veterinary certificates required by this Regulation shall be completed in accordance with the explanatory notes set out in Annex V.

However, that requirement shall not preclude the use of electronic certification or of other agreed systems, harmonised at Union level.

 

Article 19

Transitional provisions

For a transitional period those consignments of live animals, except bees coming from the State of Hawaii, and fresh meat intended for human consumption certified before 30 November 2010 in accordance with Decisions 79/542/EEC and 2003/881/EC may continue to be introduced into the Union until 31 May 2011.

 

Article 20

Repeal

Decision 2003/881/EC is repealed.

 

Article 21

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

 

Annex I

UNGULATES

PART 1. LIST OF THIRD COUNTRIES, TERRITORIES OR PARTS THEREOF <1>

ISO code and name of third country Code of Territory Description of third country, territory or part thereof Veterinary certificate Specific conditions
Model(s) SG
1 2 3 4 5 6
BD — Bangladesh <6> BD-0 The area covered by Chittagong Safari Park TRE-A <7>
CA — Canada CA-0 Whole country POR-X IVb

IX

V

CA-1 Whole country, except the Okanagan Valley region of British Columbia described as follows:

— From a point on the Canada/United States border 120°15′ longitude, 49° latitude

— Northerly to a point 119°35′ longitude, 50°30′ latitude

— North-easterly to a point 119° longitude, 50°45′ latitude

— Southerly to a point on the Canada/ United States border 118° 15′ longitude, 49° latitude

BOV-X, OVI-X, OVI-Y RUM <2> A
CH — Switzerland CH-0 Whole country <3>
CL — Chile CL-0 Whole country BOV-X, OVI-X, RUM
POR-X, SUI B
GL — Greenland GL-0 Whole country OVI-X, RUM V
IS — Iceland IS-0 Whole country BOV-X, BOV-Y RUM, OVI-X, OVI-Y
POR-X, POR-Y B
ME — Montenegro ME-0 Whole country I
MK — The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia <4> MK-0 Whole country I
NZ — New Zealand NZ-0 Whole country BOV-X, BOV-Y, RUM,

POR-X, POR-Y OVI-X, OVI-Y

III

V

XII

PM — St Pierre and Miquelon PM-0 Whole country BOV-X, BOV-Y, RUM, OVI-X, OVI-Y CAM
RS — Serbia <5> RS-0 Whole country I
RU — Russia RU-0 Whole country
RU-1 Whole country except the region of Kaliningrad
RU-2 Region of Kaliningrad BOV-X-TRANSIT-RU X
US — United States US-0 Whole country POR-X D
<1> Without prejudice to specific certification requirements provided for by any relevant agreement between the Union and third countries.

<2> Exclusively for live animals other than animals belonging to the cervidae species.

<3> Certificates in accordance with the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on trade in agricultural products (OJ L 114, 30.4.2002, p. 132).

<4> The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia: the definitive nomenclature for this country will be agreed following current negotiations at UN level.

<5> Not including Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99.

<6> This entry applies until 17 August 2015.

<7> Exclusively for live ungulates of the Elephas ssp. from an approved body, institute or centre in Bangladesh to an approved body, institute or centre in Cyprus.

Specific Conditions (see footnotes in each certificate)

«I»: for transit through the territory of a third country of live animals for immediate slaughter or live bovine animals for fattening which are consigned from a Member State and destined to another Member State in lorries which have been sealed with a serially numbered seal.

The seal number must be entered on the health certificate issued in accordance with the model laid down in Annex F to Directive 64/432/EEC <*> for live bovine animals for slaughter and fattening and in accordance with Model I of Annex E to Directive 91/68/EEC <**> for ovine and caprine animals for slaughter.

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<*> OJ 121, 29.7.1964, p. 1977/64.

<**> OJ L 46, 19.2.1991, p. 19.

In addition, the seal must be intact on arrival at the designated border inspection post of entry into the Union and the seal number recorded in the integrated computerised veterinary system of the Union (TRACES).

The certificate must be stamped at the exit point of the Union by the competent veterinary authority prior to transiting one or more third countries, with the following wording «ONLY FOR TRANSIT BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION VIA THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA/MONTENEGRO/SERBIA <*> <**>».

Bovine animals for fattening must be transported directly to the holding of destination designated by the competent veterinary authority of destination. Those animals must not be moved from that holding unless for immediate slaughter.

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<*> Delete country as applicable.

<**> Serbia, not including Kosovo under UNSCR 1244/99.

«II»: territory recognised as having an official tuberculosis-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate BOV-X.
«III»: territory recognised as having an official brucellosis-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate BOV-X.
«IVa»: territory recognised as having an official enzootic-bovine-leukosis (EBL) free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate BOV-X.
«IVb»: recognised as having officially enzootic-bovine-leukosis (EBL)-free herds equivalent to the requirements set out in Annex D to Directive 64/432/EEC for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate BOV-X.
«V»: territory recognised as having an official brucellosis-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate OVI-X.
«VI»: Geographical constraints:
«VII»: territory recognised as having an official tuberculosis-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate RUM.
«VIII»: territory recognised as having an official brucellosis-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate RUM.
«IX»: territory recognised as having an official Aujeszky’s disease-free status for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of certificate POR-X.
«X»: Only for transit through Lithuania of bovine animals for breeding and/or production from the Kaliningrad region to other regions of Russia.
«XI»: holdings or compartments recognised as applying controlled housing conditions in accordance with Article 8 of Regulation (EC) No 2075/2005.
«XII»: territory recognised as having officially tuberculosis-free bovine herds equivalent to those recognised based on the conditions laid down in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Annex A.I to Directive 64/432/EEC, for the purposes of exports to the Union of live animals certified according to the model of veterinary certificate BOV-X or BOV-Y.

 

PART 2. MODELS OF VETERINARY CERTIFICATES

Models
«BOV-X»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic bovine animals (including Bubalus and Bison species and their cross-breeds) intended for breeding and/or production after importation.
«BOV-Y»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic bovine animals (including Bubalus and Bison species and their cross-breeds) intended for immediate slaughter after importation.
«BOV-X-TRANSIT-RU»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic bovine animals (including Bubalus and Bison species and their cross-breeds) intended for transit from the region of Kaliningrad to other regions of Russia via t he territory of Lithuania.
«OVI-X»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic ovine animals (Ovis aries) and domestic caprine animals (Capra hircus) intended for breeding and/or production after importation.
«OVI-Y»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic ovine animals (Ovis aries) and domestic caprine animals (Capra hircus) intended for immediate slaughter after importation.
«POR-X»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic porcine animals (Sus scrofa) intended for breeding and/or production after importation or intended for transit through the Union from one third country to another third country.
«POR-Y»: Model of veterinary certificate for domestic porcine animals (Sus scrofa) intended for immediate slaughter after importation.
«RUM»: Model of veterinary certificate for animals of the order Artiodactyla (excluding bovine animals (including Bubalus and Bison species and their cross-breeds), Ovis aries, Capra hircus, Suidae and Tayassuidae), and of the families Rhinocerotidae and Elephantidae.
«SUI»: Model of veterinary certificate for non-domestic Suidae, Tayassuidae and Tapiridae.
«CAM»: Model of specific attestation for animals imported from St Pierre and Miquelon under the conditions provided for in Part 7 of Annex I.
SG (Supplementary guarantees)
«A»: guarantees regarding Bluetongue and Epizootic-haemorrhagic-disease tests on animals certified according to the model of veterinary certificates BOV-X (point II.2.8 B), OVI-X (point II.2.6 D) and RUM (point II.2.6).
«B»: guarantees regarding Swine-vesicular-disease and Classical-swine-fever tests on animals certified according to the model of veterinary certificates POR-X (point II.2.4 B) and SUI (point II.2.4 B).
«C»: guarantees regarding Brucellosis test on animals certified according to the model of veterinary certificates POR-X (point II.2.4 C) and SUI (point II.2.4 C).
«D»: guarantees regarding vesicular stomatitis test on animals certified according to the model of veterinary certificate POR-X (point II.2.1(b)).

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