2005/615/EC: Commission Decision of 16 August 2005 amending Annex XI to Council Directive 2003/85/EC with regard to national laboratories in certain Member States (notified under document number C(2005) 3121) (Text with EEA relevance)


Published: 2005-08-16

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18.8.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 213/14

COMMISSION DECISION

of 16 August 2005
amending Annex XI to Council Directive 2003/85/EC with regard to national laboratories in certain Member States
(notified under document number C(2005) 3121)
(Text with EEA relevance)
(2005/615/EC)
THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,
Having regard to 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 (1), and in particular Article 67(2) thereof,
Whereas:

(1)

For security reasons it is important to maintain the list of national laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus updated.

(2)

The competent authorities of Denmark, Germany and Poland have officially informed the Commission on changes relating to their national reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease.

(3)

The competent authorities of Slovakia officially informed the Commission of arrangements they have made in accordance with Article 68(2) of the Directive.

(4)

For clarity it appears appropriate to list the Member States in the order of the ISO country code.

(5)

It is necessary to adapt the list of national laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus and to amend Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC accordingly.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,
HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:
Article 1
The list of National laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus in Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Decision.
Article 2
The Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 16 August 2005.


For the Commission

Markos KYPRIANOU


Member of the Commission




(1)  OJ L 306, 22.11.2003, p. 1.

ANNEX
The list of national laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus in Part A of Annex XI to Directive 2003/85/EC is replaced by the following:

‘National laboratories authorised to handle live foot-and-mouth disease virus

Member State where laboratory is situated
Laboratory
Member States using the services of laboratory
ISO-code
Name
AT
Austria
Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit
Veterinärmedizinische Untersuchungen Mödling
Austria
BE
Belgium
Veterinary and Agrochemical Research Centre CODA-CERVA-VAR Uccle
Belgium
Luxembourg
CZ
Czech Republic
Statní veterinární ústav Praha, Praha
Czech Republic
DE
Germany
Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut
Bundesforschungsinstitut für Tiergesundheit, Greifswald — Insel Riems
Germany
Slovakia
DK
Denmark
Danmarks Fødevareforskning, Afdeling for Virologi, Lindholm
Denmark
Finland
Sweden
ES
Spain
Laboratorio Central de Sanidad Animal, Madrid
Spain
FR
France
Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des aliments (AFSSA)


Laboratoire d’études et de recherches en pathologie bovine et hygiène des viandes, Lyon

Laboratoire d’études et de recherches en pathologie animale et zoonoses, Maison-Alfort
France
GB
United Kingdom
Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright
United Kingdom
Estonia
Finland
Ireland
Malta
Sweden
GR
Greece
Ινστιτούτο αφθώδους πυρετού,
Αγία Παρασκευή Αττικής
Greece
HU
Hungary
Országos Állategészségügyi Intézet (OÁI), Budapest
Hungary
IT
Italy
Istituto zooprofilattico sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia Romagna, Brescia
Italy
Cyprus
LT
Lithuania
Nacionalinė veterinarijos laboratorija, Vilnius
Lithuania
LV
Latvia
Valsts veterinārmedicīnas diagnostikas centrs, Rīga
Latvia
NL
Netherlands
CIDC-Lelystad
Central Institute for Animal Disease Control Lelystad
Netherlands
PL
Poland
Zakład Pryszczycy Państwowego Instytutu Weterynaryjnego – Państwowego
Instytutu Badawczego, Zduńska Wola
Poland
SI
Slovenia
Nacionalni veterinarski inštitut, Lubljana
Slovenia’