Bvd Regulation 2007

Original Language Title: Änderung der BVD-Verordnung 2007

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333. Ordinance of the Federal Minister of Health, with which the BVD Regulation 2007 will be amended

On the basis of § 2 (1) to (3) and Section 7 (1) and (3) of the Animal Health Act (TGG), BGBl. I n ° 133/1999, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 13/2006 and the Federal Ministries of Law BGBl. I n ° 3/2009, is being prescribed in agreement with the Federal Minister for Finance and the Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, the Environment and Water Management:

The BVD Ordination 2007, BGBl. II No 178/2007, shall be amended as follows:

1. The table of contents is:

" TOC

Section 1

General

§ 1 Scope

§ 2 Definitions and references

Section 2

Investigation, sampling and electronic transmission of inventory and animal data

§ 3 Investigation bodies and sampling within the framework of official labelling

§ 4 Investigation points and methods

§ 5 Notification and admission of examination bodies

§ 6 Laboratory methods and examination procedures

Section 3

Herdenklassification and monitoring

§ 7 Basic investigations and further periodic investigations on the classification of the herds

Section 8 Investigation of suspicious herds

§ 9 Control examination for herd monitoring

Section 4

BVD-virus-free and suspected stocks

§ 10

Officially recognised BVD-virus-free stocks

Section 11 Suspected stocks

§ 12 Display obligation on suspicion

§ 13 Administrative control on suspicion

Section 5

Marketing of bovine animals

Section 14 Marketing of bovine animals

Section 15 Certificates

Section 16 The introduction of bovine animals into stocks and territories

§ 17 Duties of the animal owner

6.

Financial provisions

Section 18 Costs of investigations and sampling, compensation for merit

Section 7

Penalties

Section 19 Sanctions

8. Section

Final provisions

§ 20 Person-related names

§ 21 In-force pedals

Annex

Laboratory methods, examination procedures and interpretation of findings "

2. § 2 para. 1 Z 4 lit. a is:

" (a)

all non-pregnant bovine animals from an officially recognised BVD-virus-free herd, for which a single animal test on BVD with an appropriate method ensures that this bovine animal is not persistently infected, or at the time of the basic or last inspection has been held for at least six months in the stock concerned; "

3. The title of the second section is:

" 2. Section

Investigation, sampling and electronic transmission of inventory and animal data "

4. § 3 is added to the following paragraph 4:

" (4) The Landeshauptmann is obliged to accept the registration numbers of all officially recognised BVD-virus-free stocks, including the date of the basic or final control investigation, either by using existing databases at least via an interface to the VIS weekly or to be entered directly in the VIS. "

Section 14 (1) reads as follows:

(1) A non-pregnant bovine animal from an officially recognised BVD-virus-free stock may be placed on the market only if a single animal test is used to ensure that the bovine is not persistently infected. A single animal study is not required

1.

for bovine animals from such stocks up to an age of six months, provided that the conditions laid down in paragraph 6 (1) are met, and from an age of six months, if:

a)

the basic or final inspection has not been longer than three months, or

b)

the bovine animal in question has already been held at least six months in the stock concerned at the time of the basic or final inspection;

2.

for all non-pregnant bovine animals up to 14 months of age, provided that the conditions laid down in paragraph 6 (2) are met, and the bovine animal concerned

a)

was born of a bovine animal which had already been held in that herd for at least six months at the time of the basic or final control investigation; or

b)

at the time of the basic or final check-up, at least six months have been held in the stock concerned. "

6. § 14 (3) reads:

" (3) A pregnant bovine animal from an officially recognised BVD virus free stock may be placed on the market only if it is ensured that the bovine animal is not persistently infected, and if it is not persistent at least three months before the date of the The placing on the market of a single animal test with BVD antibody-negative result has been subjected to the procedure. This single animal test shall be deleted if:

1.

the basic or final inspection has been carried out for a period not exceeding three months, and the bovine animal in question has already been held at the time of the last investigation for at least six months in the stock concerned; or

2.

the conditions laid down in paragraph 6 (2) are satisfied, provided that the bovine animal concerned has already been held at least six months in the relevant stock at the time of the basic or final inspection, or

3.

in the case of a bovine animal from a BVD-free stock officially recognised in accordance with Article 9 (8) or (10) (2), which is to be made available on a Community grazing, it is ensured that it is not persistently infected and that it is not to be expected that: it calves down on the community pasture. "

7. § 14 (6) reads:

" (6) If, due to the assessment of the results of the investigation, no BVD events are likely to be carried out in an area, the Federal Minister of Health, taking into account the current regional epidemiological conditions, may be expected to Conditions for a twelve-month derogation from the mandatory individual animal testing for bovine animals from an officially recognised BVD-virus-free stock

1.

up to an age of six months in accordance with paragraph 1 (1) (1), provided that within the previous calendar year:

a)

proof of the BVD measures has been carried out in this area,

b)

the number of new outbreaks is consistently low; and

c)

the basic or final inspection has not been longer than three months, or

2.

up to a period of 14 months as referred to in paragraph 1 (2) and for pregnant bovine animals referred to in paragraph 3 (2), provided that within the previous calendar year:

a)

proof of the BVD measures has been carried out in this area,

b)

have been identified in less than 0.025% of the stocks in accordance with § 1 (2) new outbreaks,

c)

the number of officially recognised BVD virus-free holdings is at least 95%; and

d)

the basic or final inspection has not been longer than 14 months,

.

Such areas as well as the beginning and end of the derogation are to be made known by the Federal Minister of Health in the "Official Veterinary Messages". The exception to the mandatory individual animal test referred to in paragraph 1 shall apply only to a movement within a given territory and between the territories which have been made known. Alternatively, the examination of ear tissue samples in accordance with § 3 (3) may also be carried out instead of the waiver of the examinations mentioned. "

8. § 15 (1) reads:

' (1) The owner of the animal shall ensure that veterinary health certificates are issued for bovine animals which are placed on the domestic market. These certificates must be drawn up in order to ensure that the bovine animals are

1.

come from an officially recognised BVD-virus-free stock, the last of which is not longer than three months, provided that the bovine animals are placed on the market in accordance with Article 14 (1) (1) (1) (1) or (3) (3) (1) (1) (1), or

2.

come from an officially recognised BVD-virus-free stock, the last of which is no longer than fourteen months after the examination has been carried out, provided that the bovine animals are placed on the market in accordance with Article 14 (1) (2) or (2) (3) (2) (2) (2) or (2) (2), or

3.

have been subjected to a single animal study in accordance with § 14; or

4.

have been kept for more than 6 months in the stock concerned at the time of the last cause or control investigation.

9. In Section 16 (2), the word order shall be "§ 14 (8)" by "§ 14 (6)" replaced.

10. In § 16 para. 3, first sentence, the word order shall be "§ 14 (8)" by "§ 14 (6)" replaced.

11. § 18 (2) reads:

" (2) For the taking of the blood and milk sampling (excluding tank milk samples) in the context of the basic examination according to § 2 Z 7, the control examination according to § 2 Z 8, the post-examination according to § 2 Z 13 and the re-examination according to § 2 Z 14 The following fees shall be fixed:

1.

For each stock and examination, a fee of € 36.00 applies, which includes one up to four samples,

2.

For five and more samples, a charge of € 6.00 per sample applies not only to the fee.

3.

In the case of animals which are not provided for the examination in such a way that sampling is possible for five animals within half an hour, a time fee of € 25.00 shall apply instead of the unit fee in the case of five animals within half an hour. a quarter of an hour.

These fees shall cover all costs of the investigation, including any taxes to be paid.

For areas which are difficult to reach by the veterinarian due to the geographical topographical conditions, a supplement can be set by the competent regional governor to ensure the cost coverage of the tariffs. "

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