Veterinary Checks On Imports And Transit Of Animals From Third Countries

Original Language Title: veterinární kontroly dovozu a tranzitu zvířat ze třetích zemí

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377/2003 Sb.



DECREE



of 30 March 2004. October 2003



on veterinary checks of imports and transit of animals from third countries



259/2005: Sb.



133/2014: Sb.



The Ministry of agriculture lays down, pursuant to section 78 of the Act No. 166/1999 Coll.

veterinary care and amending certain related laws (health

Act), as amended by Act No. 131/2003 Coll. (hereinafter the "Act") to perform

§ 33 para. 6, § 34 paragraph 1. 5, § 38 paragraph 1(a). 4 and § 38 paragraph 1(a). 2 of the Act:



§ 1



The subject of the edit



This Decree ^ 1) incorporates the relevant provisions of the European Union "^ 1a) and

modifies the



and the method of implementation) the place and the border veterinary checks on animals

imported from countries that are not Member States of the European Union (hereinafter referred to

"third countries"), the location, physical and personnel security

boarder veterinary station,



(b) cooperation and assistance) the importers and their agents (hereinafter referred to as "importer"),

provided by the authorities of the border veterinary checks,



(c) the placement of the animals) imported from third countries and the conditions for quarantine

for the approval of quarantine centres,



d) details of the measures, which makes frontier veterinary authorities

checks on the basis of the finding that the import conditions are met,



e) range and for more particulars on the data, the authorities of the border

veterinary checks shall be communicated by means of remote data transmission,



(f) details enabling transit animals) from third countries.



(2) this Ordinance shall not apply to imports and transits of semen, egg

cells and embryos from third countries.



(3) this Ordinance shall not apply to veterinary checks on animals in

Pet ^ 1b), which are accompanied by a natural person for them

responsible and are not imported for commercial purposes, with the exception of

equidae ^ 1 c)



§ 2



Definition of terms



For the purposes of this Ordinance, means the



a) veterinary check-any physical check or

administrative act in respect of animals, the purpose of which is, directly or

indirect protection of public or animal health,



(b)) verification of the documents (review)-verification of the veterinary certificates and

other documents accompanying the animals,



c) identity check-simple Visual verification of agreement

health certificates or other documents, and animals, as well as verification of the

the presence and accuracy of identification, where applicable, other

How to indicate that the animals must have,



d) physical inspection-inspection of the animal itself, if necessary,

including sampling and laboratory tests, and if it is

need, including other veterinary checks carried out in the course of

the quarantine,



e) importer-the natural or legal person who assumes responsibility for the

fulfilling the obligations arising from the customs legislation ^ 1 d) and the related

with the importation of the shipment in the territory of the Member States (hereinafter referred to as "the Union")



f) shipment-specific quantity of animals of the same species, covered by the

the same veterinary certificate or other document, transported in the same

means of transport and coming from the same third country or part of a third

country,



g) border veterinary station-the border inspection posts designated

and approved by the European Commission (hereinafter referred to as "the Commission") to perform the border

veterinary checks on animals coming from third countries at the border

one of the Member States of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as "Member State"),



h) import conditions-health requirements for imported animals,

provided by law, this Decree and the special legislation ^ 2) in the

accordance with the requirements laid down by the legislation of the European Union,



I) by the competent authority-the central authority of a Member State empowered to

carrying out veterinary checks or any authority to which that competence has been

entrusted to.



Veterinary control of the animals imported from third countries



§ 3



(1) the importer announces the arrival of shipment border veterinary station

animals in a manner laid down by the directly applicable European law

Union ^ 2a). This Regulation shall be governed by and when filling out the common

Veterinary entry document (hereinafter referred to as "entry document") and

dealing with the document.



(2) the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station progresses

After notification of the arrival of animals by directly applicable legislation

The European unieí ^ 2a).



(3) if they are to be imported animals of a kind for which have not yet been

import conditions harmonised at European Union level, it shall ask the importer

The State Veterinary Administration of at least 15 days before the date of the intended

imports of these animals on the communication set out the conditions under which import

the animals from the third country to import.



(4) the imported animals, accompanied by the original of the health certificate or

another of the requested document, it shall be transported directly to the border

Veterinary station referred to in § 11 (1) 1, or, if necessary, to

the quarantine centres referred to in § 15 para. 1 (b). (b)) this may not

station or centre to leave if



and the veterinary checks have been made) of those animals in accordance with the

the law and with article 4, paragraph 2. 1, 2 and 3 (b). a), b) and (d)), as well as with sections 13, 14 and

16,



(b)) have not been paid fees to perform the border veterinary

checks or deposit to cover possible expenses on some

measures associated with the border veterinary control.



§ 4



(1) each consignment of animals from a third country, regardless of the customs-approved

determination of ^ 3) subjected to border veterinary control, and the control of

documentary and identity check and-unless the derogation procedure

arising from § 13 para. 1-physical check. These checks performed

the official veterinarian is one of the border veterinary station

that have been approved for this purpose.



(2) the documentary check and identity check is verified



and the origin of the animals)



(b) the subsequent destination of the animals), especially in cases of transit, as well as in

cases in which trade in animals of this kind is not harmonised throughout the

at the level of the European Union, or in which such animals are subject to specific

the requirements, laid down by the Commission with regard to the Member State of destination,



(c)) that the data, referred to in the health certificate or other document,

give guarantees of import requirements, or-if there is no trading

with the animals of the species has been harmonised at European Union level-requirements

The United States, or any other Member State of destination provided for the

taking into account the individual cases referred to in this Decree,



(d)) that the data resulting from the computer networks operated under

Regulation of the European Union on the introduction of the Traces system ^ 4) imply that

the consignment of animals has been rejected.



(3) physical control includes



and clinical examinations of animals) to ensure that the animals correspond to the data

laid down in a health certificate or other document, which is

They accompany, and that they are clinically healthy,



(b)) any laboratory testing, which is considered necessary, or

that is provided for by specific legislation, ^ 2)



(c)) any sampling, to be examined as soon as possible on the

the presence of residues,



(d)) to verify that they meet the requirements laid down for the protection of animals at the

carriage. ^ 5) for the purposes of subsequent veterinary checks on conditions of carriage

animal and veterinary checks, if any, additional requirements

the holding of destination, the official veterinarian shall transmit the necessary information

the regional Veterinary Administration, where appropriate, to the competent authority

another Member State of destination, through a system of exchange of

the information referred to in paragraph 2 (a). (d)).



(4) the physical checks referred to in paragraph 3 shall be carried out using data from the

the database the information exchange system referred to in paragraph 2 (a). (d)),

that contains import conditions for animals, applied in the European

the Union.



(5) the official veterinarian may, when carrying out the operations, which are

part of the physical checks referred to in paragraph 3, to help the animal health

^ 6) assistants working under his leadership.



§ 5



If the consignment of animals from a third country to an airport or a port in the

territory of the Union, it is possible to check the identity and physical check in

the point of such an airport or port of destination, provided that this

the airport or the port has its own frontier veterinary station and that

animals continue their journey on the same aircraft or ships.

In this case, the official veterinarian who carried out the inspection

documents, inform the manner referred to in section 4, paragraph 4. 3 (b). (d)) the second sentence of

the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station Member

State of destination that the check was performed.



§ 6



(1) upon the inspection of documents shall be treated in the manner specified in annex No. 1.

to this Decree.



(2) the identity check shall be carried out as a rule for each animal in the

the consignment. However, if the shipment is



and a large number of animals) may be performed on an identity check 10

% of the animals in the consignment, however, must be made at least 10 animals in the

the consignment. The number of animals checked must be increased and may reach

to the total number of animals in a consignment, if the results of the initial done


the checks are not satisfactory,



b) animals for which there is no obligation to the individual

labelling is an identity check at least in control of designations

a representative number of containers or transport cage. The number of

controlled containers or transport cages must be increased and

can reach up to the total number of containers or transport cage

If the results of initial checks carried out have not been satisfactory. Review

the identity is in this case a Visual inspection of the animals in

a representative number of containers or transport cage in order to

verification of the species of animals in the shipment.



§ 7



(1) physical control of cloven-hoofed animals and equidae ^ 1 c), the official

veterinarian of the border veterinary station, ensure that

these animals were unloaded at the border inspection post in its

the presence of the. The check itself then consists in checking the eligibility of the

animals to be transported and in their clinical examination carried out in accordance with

Annex No. 2 to this Decree; clinical examination may include a subscription

samples.



(2) the clinical examination is based mainly in a Visual examination of the animals.

In the case of animals for breeding or production, this examination shall be carried out

at least 10% of the animals at least 10 animals, which must be selected

so as to be representative of the whole consignment. Where the consignment contains fewer than 10

animals, investigating every animal in the consignment. In the case of animals for slaughter

This examination shall be carried out on at least 5% of the animals in at least 5 animals,

that must be selected so as to be representative of the whole consignment.

If the consignment contains less than 5 animals, investigating every animal in the

the consignment.



(3) the number of examined animals must be increased and may reach up to

the total number of animals in a consignment, if the results of the initial done

the checks are not satisfactory.



(4) for each animal from which a sample is to be recorded



and) serial number of the veterinary certificate and serial number given

the arrival of animals at the border inspection post,



(b) the identification number of the animal)



(c)) the required laboratory tests,



(d) the result of the test and subsequently) carried out an activity



(e) the full address of the final destination) of the shipment of animals.



(5) the samples are examined in order to verify compliance with

requirements of the veterinary certificate, in the laboratory as referred to in section 52

paragraph. 4 of the Act.



(6) the consignment of animals may be detained at border inspection

the station only when it is necessary to await the outcome of the laboratory

examination.



(7) the State Veterinary Administration shall communicate results of border

veterinary checks, together with the particulars referred to in paragraph 4 shall regularly

every 6 months the Commission, in the case of positive results of the tests

samples, or if there are other reasons to do so without delay to the Member State

of destination and the Commission. The State Veterinary Administration in case of positive

sampling results must also send a copy as soon as possible

veterinary certificate to the Member State of destination and the Commission.



§ 8



(1) the individual clinical examination may be carried out for



and poultry),



(b)) birds,



c) aquaculture animals, including all live fish,



d) rodents,



e) leporidae,



(f)) of bees and other insects,



g) reptiles and amphibians,



h) of other invertebrates,



I) zoos and circuses of the animals, including biungulates and

equidae, which are regarded as dangerous



j) fur animals.



(2) in the case of the animals referred to in paragraph 1, clinical examination shall consist

in observation of the health status and behavior of the entire group or

the representative number of animals. The number of animals checked must be

increased if the results of initial checks are not carried out

satisfactory. If carried out the check reveals a deviation from the normal

the State, the more stringent review, including any sampling.



(3) in the case of live fish, crustaceans, molluscs or experimental animals intended for

breeding, supplying or user establishments ^ 8) with a proven

specific health status, that are in sealed containers

under controlled environmental conditions, carried out a clinical examination and

sampling only in cases of particular risks, arising from the nature of

animals or their origin, or other emergency

the facts justifying such a procedure.



§ 9



(1) after completion of the veterinary checks provided for in paragraph 4 of the official shall act

veterinarian of the border veterinary station in accordance with the directly

the applicable law of the European Union ^ 2a.



(2) each consignment of animals at the border inspection station

shall be recorded and shall keep the following information:



a) sequence number assigned to the arrival of animals at the border inspection

the station,



(b) the date of arrival of the consignment of animals) at the border inspection post,



(c)) the size of the consignment of animals



(d) the use of species and category) animals, or even their age,



(e) the serial number of the health certificate),



(f)) the third country of origin,



g) Member State of destination,



h) decision relating to the movements of animals,



I) reference to sampling, if it was executed.



(3) in the case of equidae, does not retain the border veterinary station

the identification document in accordance with special legislation, ^ 9) and in the case of

temporary entry of the animal in the territory of the Union, nor the original veterinary

the certificate. In the case of equidae for slaughter, who have to go through a market or a

marshalling Centre, the certified copy of the health certificate

Guide to the slaughterhouse.



(4) the animal health certificates and other documents relating to the consignment

animals that have been rejected at the border inspection post, must be

on each side of the bearing rectangular stamped in red with

containing the word rejected.



§ 10



(1) upon detection of obstacles which prevents the entry of animals imported from

third countries on the territory of the Czech Republic (article 34, paragraph 1, of the Act), the

the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station,

If the animals



and) those species for which have not been harmonised at the level of the import conditions

The European Union, meet the requirements of the United States, or any other

Member State of destination provided for with regard to individual cases

referred to in this Decree. This also applies to the animal health certificate or other

the document, which shall accompany the animals;



(b)) are in such good shape, in order to continue their journey,



(c)) come from a third country which complies with the animal health requirements for

export of animals into the Member States.



(2) animals imported from third countries on the territory of the Czech Republic

represent a danger to animal or human health, if



and) are infected, or suspected of being infected or from infected, sick or

suspected of another illness, or



b) endanger the health of animals or people otherwise referred to in the Act,

in this Ordinance or in a separate piece of legislation. ^ 10)



§ 11



Border veterinary station



(1) border veterinary station must



and) be



1. at the point of entry into the territory of the Czech Republic. If it is necessary, however,

due to the geographical conditions, for example, with regard to the position of the

the airport, port, railway station, the road border crossing

etc., may be border veterinary station located in the corresponding

the distance from this point, provided that it is well clear

from holdings or other places where animals are bred,



2. in the customs area, where it is possible to deal with other official

including customs formalities relating to importation of animals;



(b)) be subject to the jurisdiction of the official veterinarian responsible for the

the implementation of the border veterinary checks.



(2) the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station

also, the implementation of all activities related with computer processing

veterinary import procedures, ^ 4) namely organizing and operation of

a database containing data on imports of animals into the Member States.



(3) in accordance with § 48 para. 1 (b). point 2 of the Act) of the State Veterinary

Management shall submit proposals for the approval of border veterinary

stations with the following details:



and) kind of border veterinary station (airport, port, railway

the border crossing, the road border crossing)



(b)) the species of animal that will be checked at the border veterinary

Veterinary station due to its material and personnel

equipment and that, conversely, will not be able to be checked in the veterinary

This station, and with regard to equidae are accompanied by a

the identification document in accordance with special legislation, ^ 9) also

Office hours designated for these animals at the border inspection station

approved for this purpose,



(c)) the number of official veterinarians and the veterinary assistants who

will operate in the border inspection post, with the understanding that, in any

When it opened, the border veterinary station must be in

the service of at least one official veterinarian,




d) description of the areas in which they will be carried out to check the documents and check

identity, physical inspection, sampling, examination provided for in § 4

paragraph. 3 (b). (b)) and the special examination ordered by the official veterinarian:

the doctor, as well as a description of the facilities of these spaces,



e) capacity for housing animals until such time as they become available

the results of the examination,



(f)) kind of equipment allowing a rapid exchange of information, particularly with other

the border veterinary stations



g) estimated volume of imports (types and quantities of animals passing through

the border veterinary station).



(4) the requirements for the border inspection post, in particular its

physical and personnel security, are listed in annex 3 to this

the Decree, and in the case of border inspection post designated and to the importation of

^ 11) and bovine swine, in annex 4 to this notice.



(5) the State Veterinary Administration exposes the list border

Veterinary stations, in which the border inspection

review of animals arriving from third countries on the territory of the Union, on its

website.



§ 12



(1) where animals of species for which import conditions

harmonised at European Union level, should not be put into circulation in

The Czech Republic, although in its territory have been made to the veterinary checks

referred to in paragraph 4, the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station

shall retain the original veterinary certificates accompanying animals, and



and importers) issues one or, if the consignment of animals divided-some by

individually certified copies of health certificates relating to the

the animals concerned with the fact that the validity of such copies shall not exceed 10 days;



(b) in the input document) confirms that the completion of the veterinary checks

referred to in section 4, paragraph 4. 1 with a favourable result, indicating the kind of taken

the samples and the results of laboratory tests, where appropriate, that these results

they are only to be expected.



(2) as soon as the animals referred to in paragraph 1 have passed through border inspection

station, trafficking takes place in accordance with the rules of the veterinary

the checks laid down by special legislation. ^ 12) their designation and

the evidence set forth special legislation ^ 12a) shall be carried out with

the exception of slaughter animals and equidae, the place of destination of the animals,

where appropriate, after expiry of the period provided for by decision of the authorities of observation

Of the European Union.



(3) in the context of the information to the competent authority of another Member

State of destination provided via a computer network operated by

in accordance with the European Union about the introduction of the Traces system ^ 4) must be

in particular, whether they are destined for a Member State or on its

part with special requirements, and whether the samples have been taken but the results

their examination at a time when the means of transport of animals has left the

boarder veterinary station, were not yet known.



section 13 of the



(1) where animals of species not covered by a specific legal

prescription, ^ 13) used to check on border veterinary station



and the Czech Republic as) Member State of destination, being subjected to this

the station all veterinary checks as referred to in § 4;



(b)), the United States, which is not the Member State of destination, shall be carried out on

This station with the prior consent of the State Veterinary Administration



1. all veterinary checks as referred to in § 4 on behalf of the Member State

the determination to ensure, in particular, to achieve his veterinary

the requirements, or



2. on the basis of the State Veterinary Administration of the agreement with the competent authority

Member State of destination and, if necessary, the competent authority

of the Member State, where appropriate, the competent authorities of transit

the Member States, only the documentary check and identity check as referred to in

section 4, paragraph 4. 2, while the physical checks referred to in section 4, paragraph 4. 3 shall be carried out

in the Member State of destination. In this case, however, animals may leave the

the border inspection post where the documentary check shall be carried out and

identity check, only in sealed vehicles after the official

veterinarian



AA) marked on the copy of the health certificate, and if the consignment

animals divided, copies of the health certificate accompanying the animals,

that the animals have passed through border inspection station and that was

border veterinary inspection, carried out



BB) realized via a computer network operated by prescription

The European Union on the introduction of the Traces system ^ 4) the competent authority of destination,

where necessary, the competent authority of the Member State, or

the competent authorities of the Member State of transit that the animals have passed through

the border veterinary station



CC) competent customs authorities to which the border veterinary

the station locally relevant, that the animals can be released.



(2) in the case of animals intended for slaughter, it is possible to do only

in the manner specified in paragraph 1 (b). (b) point 1).



(3) the procedure referred to in paragraph 1 (b). (b)), point 2 shall inform in accordance with § 48

paragraph. 1 (b). point 2 of the Act) of the State Veterinary Administration of the Commission and the

Member States.



§ 14



(1) with regard to imports of animals for which import conditions have been

harmonised at European Union level, but which come from a third country,

for which have not yet been laid down uniform animal health conditions



and) the animals must be



1. resident in a third country, from which they are sent, at least,

the relevant deadlines laid down by special legislation, ^ 10)



2. subject to veterinary checks in accordance with § 4;



(b) the animals must not abandon) the border inspection post or quarantine

Center, where the veterinary checks in accordance with subparagraph (a)), point 2

they have demonstrated that animals



1. meet-without prejudice to the specific requirements relating to the

the third country in the context of diseases that are on the territory of the

the Member States-the animal health requirements applicable to the

trade in animals of the species concerned in accordance with special laws,

regulations, ^ 2) or



2. meet-in respect of one or more specific diseases-

conditions of mutual recognition of the equivalence of the requirements of the third

the country and the requirements of the European Union,



3. If they comply with the Czech Republic as a Member State of destination uses

specific animal health guarantees provided for in special legislation, ^ 14)

the requirements for trade within the European Union,



4. After you pass the border veterinary station, transported

directly to the slaughterhouse, if the animals for slaughter or to holdings

determine if the animals for breeding or production or animals

water management.



(2) if the animals are not referred to in section 13 is intended to be put into circulation on the territory of the

The United States, even if it were made to the veterinary checks as referred

in section 4, proceed in accordance with § 12.



(3) Breeding and production will remain at the place of destination under State

veterinary supervision. After the expiry of the period of observation, which was established

The Commission may be put into circulation within the European Union, under the conditions

referred to in the specific legislation. ^ 10)



(4) animals for slaughter in an abattoir shall be subject to the legislation, which

governing the slaughter of slaughter animals of that species.



(5) if the animals do not meet the requirements referred to in paragraph 1, may not leave the

the border inspection post or quarantine centre; in this

the case is progressing in accordance with section 18.



§ 15



Quarantine of imported animals



(1) the animals to be imported from a third country placed in the quarantine

the Centre, can their be quarantine at a quarantine centre



and) third country of origin, approved and controlled by the Commission, in the case of other

infection of foot-and-mouth disease than about, Newcastle disease or

rabies,



(b)) in the territory of the Union, which meets the requirements referred to in annex 6 to this

the Decree.



(2) where the official veterinarian responsible for the border

Veterinary station location of animals in quarantine, that quarantine must

take place in a manner and under conditions appropriate to the risk of a perceived

the official veterinarian



and) on the border veterinary station or in its immediate

nearby, or



(b)) in the farm of destination, or



(c)) at a quarantine centre situated in the vicinity of the farm

destination.



section 16 of the



The transit of animals from third countries



(1) in the case of a veterinary inspection of the transit of animals from one third country to

another third country through the territory of the Czech Republic, the official shall act

veterinarian of the border veterinary station by directly

of the applicable legislation of the European Union ^ 2a). Also take into account whether the



and this transit was)-if necessary-has previously allowed by the competent

authority of the Member State, where appropriate, by the competent authorities

the Member States of transit;



b) veterinary checks in accordance with § 4 have shown, or only after

animals have passed the quarantine centre, that the animals fulfil the requirements of

the Act and this order or, in the case of the animals referred to in the Special


Regulation of the ^ 13)-that they satisfy the animal health guarantees, which were by the Commission

recognised as at least equivalent requirements.



(2) the equidae transferred from one third country to another third country must

be accompanied by a ' certificate for the carriage of Accompanying equidae from one

third country to another ".



(3) the official veterinarian shall notify the border veterinary station

via a computer network operated in accordance with a special

^ law 15) (hereinafter referred to as "computer network") to the competent authority

of the Member State or Member States of transit, and the

boarder veterinary station, the animals leave the territory of the Union,

the animals have passed through border inspection station.



(4) transit of animals referred to in paragraph 1 shall take place in accordance with the appropriate

the Customs transit procedure laid down by the customs legislation.



Protective measures



§ 17



(1) if he proves a border veterinary inspection, that an animal

does not satisfy the import conditions, or that an animal of the species for

that have not yet been harmonised import conditions at European level

the Union does not meet the requirements of the United States, or if he proves

border veterinary inspection other irregularities, they authorities

performing this check in accordance with section 35, or even with § 49 paragraph 1. 1

(a). (d)), § 54 para. 1 of the law.



(2) if the consignment of animals outside the territories of the Union, official

the veterinarian shall transmit to the respective border veterinary station

information about this change dates of the shipment in the manner specified in section 4, paragraph 4. 3

(a). (d) the second sentence).



(3) If you cannot send a consignment of animals back in particular to the well-being

the animals, the official veterinarian may



and after inspection) to enable the animals before slaughter their slaughter for the purpose of

nutrition of people in accordance with the laws and regulations that govern slaughter

animals for slaughter of the species, and if this is not possible,



(b)) requires the slaughter of animals for purposes other than for human consumption, or

their killing and destruction, as appropriate, for further processing

carcasses. In this case, the official veterinarian shall also designate the conditions

to control the use of the products thus obtained.



(4) in accordance with § 48 para. 1 (b). point 2 of the Act) of the State Veterinary

the administration shall inform the Commission of the cases referred to in paragraph 3.



section 18



(1) in the case of a suspicion that they are not complied with the requirements of this

the Decree, or in case of doubt about the identity of an animal, carry out

the official veterinarian of the border veterinary station any

veterinary checks it deems appropriate.



(2) If a border veterinary inspection found violations of the

import conditions, in particular if it is discovered that the veterinary certificates

or other document does not correspond to the actual state of the animals, that identification

marking the animals do not correspond to specific legislation, ^ 9) that the animals

was not presented for inspection at the border inspection post or that

not been sent to the destination originally intended, the sanction shall be applied

According to the law.



§ 19



(1) if there is an or spread on the territory of a third country of disease

referred to in annex No. 1 to the law, a disease transmissible from animals to man

or other diseases or other possible cause of serious health threats

animals or people, or if required by other serious health reason

State Veterinary Administration may ask the Commission for the adoption of an appropriate

the measures concerning imports of animals from the whole territory of that third country

or of any part thereof.



(2) if any of the satisfaction of the veterinary checks provided for in this

Notice that a consignment of animals may pose a risk to the health of animals

or people, regional Veterinary Administration



and) orders in accordance with § 49 paragraph 1. 1 (b). (d)), § 54 para. 1 of the law

killing of animals and the destruction or other processing

Carcases,



(b)) shall immediately inform the manner referred to in section 4, paragraph 4. 3 (b). d) sentence

the other all other border veterinary station, the Commission and the national

the Veterinary Administration of the findings and of the origin of the animals, which

with these facts.



(3) the State Veterinary Administration may declare in accordance with § 48 para. 1

(a). (c)), § 54 para. 1 of the law on emergency veterinary measures,

with relations to a third country, from which comes the consignment of animals referred to in

paragraph 1. If she does so, it shall inform the Commission and the other

Member States.



section 20



(1) if the authorities of the State veterinary supervision at the place of destination

animals imported from a third country, on the border veterinary station

another Member State are complied with the regulations of the European Union

governing the importation and the transit of animals from a third country, it shall inform the national

veterinary services shall inform the competent authority of that Member State with the

the fact that it reported on the results of its investigation, the measures taken

and their reasons for it. Unless the State Veterinary Administration

measures for sufficient, take is the subject of the joint negotiations on

the possibilities and means of redress.



(2) the repeated misconduct shall inform the Commission and the State Veterinary Administration

Member States.



(3) the State Veterinary Administration may request the Member State referred to in

paragraph 1 to the Commission during the investigation period strengthened veterinary checks on

the border veterinary station, where appropriate, in the relevant

a quarantine centre. At the same time can be strengthened in the Czech Republic

the health inspection of the imported animals that come from these places.



(4) where the Commission implements its experts in veterinary checks on the spot for

to verify that the approved border inspection station or

approved quarantine centre fulfils the conditions laid down in annexes

# 3, 4 and 6 to this Ordinance, giving it the State Veterinary Administration

accordance with § 48 para. 1 (b). about point 2 of the Act) all the assistance and

assistance to the fulfilment of these tasks by which it putting experts at their request.



(5) where the Commission implements its veterinary experts on-site inspections in the

third countries from which or from which the parts are imported on the territory of the Union

bovine animals, swine and fresh meat in order to verify compliance with the

the requirements laid down by specific legislation, ^ 16) provides her

The State Veterinary Administration in accordance with § 48 para. 1 (b). about point 2)

the law the necessary cooperation, specifically in the complicity

veterinary experts of the Czech Republic on those checks.



Common and final provisions



section 21



In a message sent through a computer network ^ 15) in the case of

export of animals, box intended for comments lists the name of the third country

destination. This message is sent to the competent authorities of destination and

of the Member State or Member States of transit.



section 22



The effectiveness of the



This Decree shall take effect on the date of the Treaty of accession of the Czech

Republic to the European Union enters into force.



Minister:



Ing. Palas in r.



Annex 1



RULES FOR DOCUMENT CHECKS OF LIVE ANIMALS FROM THIRD COUNTRIES



1. Each of the animal health certificate which accompanies a consignment of live animals

originating in a third country, it must be checked to confirm that the



and it is an original certificate) issued in the language of the country of origin and that it is

drawn up in at least one official language of the Member State border

Veterinary station and of the Member State of final destination;



(b)) shall apply to a third country or part thereof, which is entitled to

export of animals into the Member States;



(c)) and content correspond to the model drawn up for the live animal

and the third country concerned;



d) consists of a single sheet of paper;



e) is filled in completely;



(f)), the date of issue for the date of loading of the live animals for

send them to the Member States;



(g)) is made out to a single consignee;



h) is signed by an official veterinarian or, if it is to be-

the representative of the competent authority, and shows legibly and in printed

the letters of his name or first and last name and status, and that-if

It should be-the official stamp of the third country and the signature are in a different color, than in the

What is printed on the certificate;



I) is not amended except by deletions which must be signed and sealed with

the stamp of the certifying official veterinarian.



2. the competent authority must check the written undertaking and the route plan from

the external borders of the Member States at the destination, if it is from the carrier

required by legislation for the protection of animals against cruelty.

The written undertaking and the route plan must be drawn up in at least one

the official language of the Member State frontier veterinary station and

the Member State of final destination.



Annex 2



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR INDIVIDUAL CHECKS ON THE ELIGIBILITY OF ANIMALS FOR THE

TRANSPORT, CLINICAL EXAMINATION AND SAMPLING PROCEDURES FOR

CLOVEN-HOOFED ANIMALS AND EQUIDAE AT BORDER INSPECTION STATION



I. Review of the eligibility of animals for the transport of:



Outside of the clinical examination detailed below must be carried out


reviews the eligibility of animals for further transport. In this evaluation

shall take into account the distance traveled so far, including the measures laid down for the

feeding, watering and resting animals. It also takes into account distance,

that remains to be offended, including the measures envisaged for feeding,

watering and resting during this part of the journey.



It must be checked whether the means of transport for the transport of animals

correspond to the requirements of the legislation governing the transport of live

animals.



II. Clinical Examination:



The clinical examination shall comprise at least:



1. Visual examination of the animal, including an overall assessment of its

health, ability to move freely, the State of the skin and mucous membranes and

any evidence of abnormal discharges;



2. monitoring of respiratory and digestive tract;



3. a random check body temperature. However, this is not necessary if

There were no anomalies in accordance with section 1 or 2;



4. palpation (palpation) is required only if you are detected

the anomaly referred to in points 1, 2, or 3.



III. procedure for sampling:



Collection of samples for the purpose of checking compliance with the animal health requirements

set out in the accompanying animal health certificate shall be as follows:



1. at least 3% of the consignments shall be subject to monthly sampling to

a serological examination, with the exception of registered horses ^ 17) that

each is accompanied by a veterinary certificate confirming compliance with the

the animal health requirements laid down in the authorisation issued

under other legislation relating to the animal health requirements applicable to the

trade in animals and animal health conditions for imports from third

countries ^ 18).



Samples shall be taken from at least 10% of the animals in each of the selected shipments

sampling referred to in point 1, but at least from the 4 animals. If

problems arise, the percentage must be increased.



2. the official veterinarian may, on the basis of the risk assessment,

any animal in the shipment to the border inspection post to remove

any necessary samples.



Annex 3



CONDITIONS FOR APPROVAL OF BORDER VETERINARY STATION



To border veterinary station received approval from the Commission, shall have

available:



1. dedicated access lane for the transport of live animals to

the animals were spared undue waiting;



2. easy to clean and disinfect equipment for loading and unloading

different types of transport vehicles, to carry out inspections and to feed,

the power and the treatment of the animals, with adequate space, lighting and

ventilation for the number of animals to be inspected;



3. a sufficient number of-taking into account the number of animals that have a border

Veterinary station, the browse-veterinary and auxiliary staff,

specially trained to carry out checks of documents and clinical examinations

referred to in this Decree;



4. large enough spaces for staff responsible for the implementation of the

veterinary checks, including changing rooms, showers and toilets;



5. appropriate premises and facilities for taking and processing the samples for the routine

examinations provided for in the legislation governing the importation of animals from the

third countries;



6. the services of a specialized laboratory qualified to carry out the Special

tests on the samples taken at the border inspection post;



7. the services of an undertaking in the immediate vicinity which has the

adequate facilities and equipment to House, feed, water,

treatment and, if necessary, to the slaughter of animals;



8. If a frontier veterinary station is used as a place to stop

or transhipment of animals during transport, it must have the appropriate

equipment for unloading, feeding, watering, or even housing and necessary

treatment of the animals, where appropriate, to the slaughter of animals on the site in a manner that

Save the animals unnecessary suffering;



9. appropriate equipment permitting the rapid exchange of information with other

the border veterinary stations and the competent veterinary authorities;



10. equipment and facilities for cleaning and disinfecting.



Annex 4



THE CONDITIONS FOR APPROVAL OF BORDER VETERINARY STATIONS FOR THE IMPORTATION OF BOVINE ANIMALS

AND PIGS FROM THIRD COUNTRIES



And



1. Border inspection stations have



and generally be located) near the place where cattle and pigs

entering the territory of the Member States, so as to avoid their

contact with animals that live outside of the station and are susceptible to diseases

bovine animals and swine;



(b)) have facilities for disinfecting and the disposal of waste feed

and litter, as well as manure, liquid manure and all other waste.



2. Border veterinary station, through which is regularly transports

a larger number of animals should also have:



a) ramps, walkways or other devices for loading and unloading of animals

the various means of transport;



(b)) inside or near the station so as to ensure

compliance with the animal health conditions,



-accommodation of sick or suspect animals,



-Save the animals dead on arrival or at a station, or

slaughtered on the orders of an official veterinarian, prior to their

destruction;



(c) adequate facilities for the device) the need of the official veterinarian, and

his associates with access to the locker room, washroom and toilet;



d) sufficient lighting, so that they can be carried out by veterinary inspection

laid down by this Decree;



e) sufficient drinking water under pressure;



f) device that can remove or sewage treatment plants,

fodder, litter and manure, that meet the health and veterinary

requirements;



g) instead of the intended for cleaning and disinfecting vehicles and containers, or

access to the warehouse designated for such purposes.



3. all premises and equipment should be easy to clean and

disinfect and, where appropriate, should have the proper

drainage system.



(B)



1. a border inspection post is the responsibility of the official veterinary

doctor.



2. In the implementation of the operations of a practical nature can the official veterinarian

doctors help veterinary assistants who have for this activity

Special training.



3. the staff of the border inspection post shall wear clean

working clothes & footwear, and comply with the rules of hygiene.



4. Frontier veterinary station and its equipment must be to

the satisfaction of the official veterinarian regularly cleaned and

disinfected so that each consignment of animals maintain their

health status.



5. the animals must be taken at the border inspection post referred to in

the instructions of the official veterinarian, and must immediately be subjected to

a health examination.



6. If the official veterinarian considers it necessary, shall be

animals housed, fed and watered and must rest.



7. the Pests, such as rodents, must be systematically exterminated.



8. health examination to be carried out, gets official

veterinarian continuously from higher authorities, the following information:



and an updated list) third countries and parts of third countries from which the

importation of bovine animals and swine into the Member States,



(b) the relevant decisions of the Commission), including model health certificates

applicable for each third country, as referred to in the aforementioned list.



9. A copy of the health certificate that is attached to each shipment

animals kept for at least 3 years, together with the date and the result of

veterinary checks. If the copy is not available, a

the record about the details of the health certificate and be kept for the same

period of time. This record contains at least the following information:



and the number of animals subject to particular) checks given to species

animals, their gender and purpose



(b)) the origin and destination of the animals, as well as the sender's name and

the recipient,



(c)) the result of each shipment of veterinary inspection of animals and a reference to

the animal health certificate accompanying each consignment of cattle or

pigs.



Annex 5



cancelled



Annex 6



CONDITIONS FOR THE APPROVAL OF QUARANTINE CENTRES



1. the requirements For the quarantine centres referred to in points 2, 4, 5,

7, 9 and 10 of annex 3 to this notice.



2. In addition, the quarantine centre



and) be under constant veterinary supervision,



(b)) to be located at an adequate distance from holdings or other

places where animals are bred, that could become infected,



(c)) have an efficient control system ensuring adequate supervision of

animals.



1) is released on the basis and within the limits of the law, whose content allows you to

to incorporate the relevant provisions of the European communities Decree.



1A) Council Directive 91/496/EEC of 15 October 1968. July 1991

establish the principles of organisation of veterinary checks on animals entering the

Community from third countries and amending Directives 89/662/EEC,

90/425/EEC and 90/675/EEC.



1B) § 3 (b). e) Act No. 246/1992 Coll., on the protection of animals against

cruelty, as amended.



1 c) § 2 (b). h) Decree No. 382/2003 Coll., on animal health requirements

on the trade in animals and animal health conditions for imports from them


third countries.



1 d) Council Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 of 12 April 2005. October 1992 establishing

the Community customs code.



2) for example, Decree No. 382/2003 Coll., on animal health requirements for

trade in animals and animal health conditions for imports from them

third countries.



2A) Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2004 of 18 May. February 2004

introducing a document for the customs declaration for animals imported into the community

of third countries and veterinary checks of animals, as

the text of the.



3 Article 4, paragraph 4). 15 Council regulation 2913/92, which shall be issued by the customs

Code of the community, as amended.



4) Commission decision 2004/292/EC of 30 March 2004. March 2004 on the introduction of

the Traces system and amending Decision 92/486/EEC, as amended.



5) Act 246/1992 Coll., on the protection of animals against cruelty, as amended by

amended.



Council Directive 91/628/EEC of 19 December. November 1991 on the protection of animals at the

transport and changing of Directive 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC.



6) section 59 paragraph 1. 5 of law No. 166/1999 Coll. on veterinary care and amending

certain related laws (health law), as amended

regulations.



8) Act 246/1992 Coll., on the protection of animals against cruelty, as amended by

amended.



9) Act 154/2000 Coll., on breeding, breeding and registration

farm animals and amending certain related laws

(plemenářský Act), as subsequently amended, and implementing legislation

rules.



10) Decree No 382/2003 Sb.



11) § 2 (b). (b) Decree No. 382/2003) Sb.



12) Decree No. 372/2003 Coll. on veterinary checks at

trade in animals.



12A) § 4 paragraph 2. 1 (b). (c) Decree No. 372/2003) Sb.



13) part A of annex 1 to the Decree No 372/2003 Sb.



14) § 4 paragraph 2. 2 (a). (c)), and (d)) Decree No. 372/2003 Coll.



15) Decree No. 329/2003 Coll., for example, Commission decision 2004/292/EC of

on 30 November. March 2004 on the introduction of the Traces system and amending decision

92/486/EEC.



16) Decree No 382/2003 Sb.



Decree 383/2003 Coll., concerning animal health conditions for imports of certain

animal products from third countries.



17 § 2 (b)). k) Decree No. 382/2003 Coll., as amended by Decree No.

156/2006 Sb.



18) § 65 order no 382/2003 Sb.