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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’