Notice on the numbers used in the electronic identifiers (transponders) with Danish country code for animals
Pursuant to § 4 and § 70, paragraph 3, of law No. 432 of 9. June 2004 on the keeping of animals, as amended by Act No. 105 of 20. February 2006 shall be fixed:
Purpose and definitions
§ 1. The decree aims to ensure uniqueness of electronic identifiers, which are used for the identification of animals, with regard to the Danish country code.
§ 2. In this notice, the term:
1) ' animal ': any animal.
2) ' electronic identifiers ': a transponder containing information on country code and identity information, as defined in ISO standard 11784 and used for marking of animals.
§ 3. Food Agency allocates number sequences with Danish country code for loading of electronic identifiers.
§ 4. An electronic identifier for animals may not be used, produced or encoded with Danish country code, unless the number series is allocated by the veterinary and Food Administration.
(2). After the production of electronic identifiers, it must not be possible to modify the loaded information on country code and identity information.
(3). Electronic identifiers must not be re-used.
(4). Replacement tags may be issued only after the Food Administration approval for cattle, pigs, sheep or goats.
§ 5. Food Agency allocates with effect from 1 January. February 2009 following application number sequences for manufacturers or importers of electronic identifiers.
(2). Manufacturers and importers must each 1. January report to the Food Agency of produced and imported electronic identifiers with number sequence with Danish country code.
(3). Regardless of the rule in paragraph 2, manufacturers and importers may not make the annual reporting, in respect of the approved electronic ear tags.
(4). Data on allocated number ranges are food administration property.
§ 6. Danish Cattle assists after agreement with the Food Agency to allocate number sequences, and to keep records of reported information.
(2). Food agency oversees Danish Cattle assistance with allocating the number series and records, and shall have access to all information necessary for the exercise of supervision.
§ 7. Veterinarians and other ID mærkere may forward to the 1. April 2009 using electronic identifiers, although these are not allocated by the veterinary and Food Administration.
(2). Manufacturers and importers shall before 1 January 2002. March 2009 give Food Agency information about electronic identifiers with Danish country code that is presented in the time of the entry into force of this order, and until 1 January 1999. February 2009.
Payment, penalties and entry into force
§ 8. Expenditure to be incurred in connection with this Ordinance, the Food Agency.
§ 9. With fine punished anyone who contravenes section 4, section 5, paragraph 2, § 6 and § 7 (2).
(2). The penalty can rise to imprisonment for up to two years, if it knows the action or failure occurred violations are committed with intent or gross negligence, and there in the infringement is:
1) Caused damage to human or animal health or caused danger therefor, or
2) achieved or intentional obtained a financial benefit for the person himself or others, including savings.
(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability according to the rules laid down in the Penal Code Chapter 5.
§ 10. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2009.
DVFA, the 16. December 2008 P.S.V. Jan Mousing/Tenna Olsen
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