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Posted the: 2014-06-02 Numac: 2014011343 SERVICE PUBLIC FÉDÉRAL ÉCONOMIE, P.M.E., CLASSES average and energy April 19, 2014. -Law on the trade of products derived from seal (1) PHILIPPE, King of the Belgians, to all, present and to come, hi.
The Chambers have adopted and we endorse the following: Article 1. This Act regulates a matter referred to in article 78 of the Constitution.
S. 2. this Act is intended:-to establish the penalties for infringement to the provisions of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on trade in products derived from seals, as provided for in article 6 of that regulation;
-to designate the competent authority for the control and conservation of attestations accompanying products derived from seal imported, as provided for in article 9 of Regulation (EU) No 737/2010 of the Commission on August 10, 2010 laying down detailed rules for the application of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on trade in seal products.
3. without prejudice to the application of more severe penalties provided by the penal Code, the punishment of imprisonment from one to three months and a fine of 35 to 500 euros, those who violate the provisions of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on trade in seal products.
S. 4. the provisions of book I of the penal Code, including Chapter VII and article 85, shall apply to the offences referred to in article 3.
S. 5. without prejudice to the powers of the judicial police officers, the agents of the Administration of customs and Excise are also competent to search and found violations of the provisions of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009.
S. 6. any natural or legal person is required to provide to officers designated for this purpose, equipped with their commission and to perform a control or an investigation relating to the application of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 September 2009 on trade in products derived from seals and of Regulation (EU) No 737/2010 of the Commission on August 10, 2010 laying down detailed rules for the application of Regulation (EC) no 1007/2009 of European Parliament and of the Council on trade in products derived from seals, all oral or written information useful, and let them examine all books and documents.
The data recorded on computer media must be communicated in a readable and intelligible form.
When it is required by the administration, the person referred to in the first subparagraph has the obligation to perform free of charge on its hardware, in the presence of the designated agent, copies, in the desired shape by the administration of all or part of the data, books and documents, as well as the data processing deemed necessary to the conduct of the investigation.
S. 7. the license of the FPS economy, S.M.E.S service.
Middle classes and energy is designated as competent authority for the implementation of the tasks listed in article 9 of Regulation (EU) No 737/2010 supra.
S. 8. the Act of 16 March 2007 concerning the prohibition of manufacture and marketing of products derived from seals is repealed.
Promulgate this Act, order that it be under the seal of the State and published by le Moniteur.
Given to Brussels, April 19, 2014.
PHILIPPE by the King: the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the economy, consumers and the North Sea, J. VANDE LANOTTE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs and public health, Ms. L. ONKELINX. the Minister of finance, K. GARG. the Secretary of State for sustainable development, Deputy Finance Minister, responsible for the public service, H. BOGAERT sealed with the seal of the State : The Minister of Justice, Ms. A. TURTELBOOM _ Note (1) House of representatives: (www.lachambre.be) Documents: 53-3336-2013/2014 full report: February 20, 2014.
Senate: (www.senate.be) Documents: 5-2504-2013/2014.
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