Ordinance On Veterinary Accreditation Of Zoological Facility

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om veterinær godkendelse af zoologiske anlæg

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Ordinance on veterinary accreditation of Zoological installations1)

Under section 5, section 30, paragraph 1 and 3, § 31, § 33, § 34, § 37, section 44 (1) and (2) and section 70 (3) of law No. 432 9. June 2005 concerning keeping of animals, as amended by Act No. 105 of 20. February 2006 shall be fixed:

Scope and definitions

§ 1. This notice includes the Zoological facilities.

§ 2. In this notice, the term:

1)» Zoological facility ' means Permanent bounded installations, where one or more species of animals kept or reared for the purpose of exhibition, public information or animal species conservation. Visitor farms are not included.

2) ' Animal ': any form of section delimited area URf.eks. cages, enclosures, terrariums, aquariums, which is designed for animal husbandry.

3)» Veterinary approval ' means the approval to the movement of animals to and from other zoological facilities, including international circulation.

4 ' circulation '): the purchase and sale or other transfer of animals.

Authentication and control

§ 3. Zoological facilities must be granted a veterinary approval of food the region prior to the movement of animals.

§ 4. The veterinary approval is granted by food region, in which the zoological facility is located, and an approval number shall be assigned to the plant.

(2). The authorisation may be granted if the Zoological facilities meet the requirements of sections 6-11 provisions referred to.

(3). The zoological facility subject to a supervision and approval at least an annual supervision of food region.

§ 5. Food region may at any time withdraw or temporarily suspend the approval of the veterinary Zoological facilities or parts thereof or impose the Zoological works special conditions in order to prevent or combat infectious animal disease:

1) egregious or repeated offences by one or more of the sections 8-16 those provisions,

2) in the case of suspicion or outbreak of notifiable animal disease, or

3) in order to prevent or fight infectious animal diseases and zoonoses.

(2). By suspension or revocation may lay down conditions for the animals food region in the Zoological facilities.

§ 6. Application for a veterinary approval must be sent to the food the region.

(2). The application must contain:

1) information about the species and number of animals to be housed in the Zoological facilities.

2) A sketch of the plant, which specifies the location of the individual animal section, including quarantine facilities.

3) information about the handling of manure, litter, sewage, etc.

4) copy of the approval of the Zoological works, see. Ordinance on the approval and supervision of Zoological facilities.

§ 7. Animals must be kept in the Zoological facilities, must, at the time of approval not be suspected of or be found to be infected with the diseases referred to in annexes 1 and 2 of the ordonnance on lists of infectious diseases to the law on the keeping of animals.

(2). Food the region may require the zoological facility additional studies of the animals before approval.

Location and décor

§ 8. The zoological facility must be clearly demarcated and separated from its surroundings.

(2). The facility must establish is placed so that it does not present an animal health hazard for surrounding farms.

§ 9. The zoological facility must have quarantine facilities for nytilførte, sick or injured animals.

§ 10. The zoological facility must have facilities for post-mortem examinations either studies or an appointment with a laboratory to perform these.

Disease surveillance and review duty

§ 11. The zoological facility must have assigned a supervisor veterinarian, which must be approved by the food the region.

(2). The supervising veterinarian must ensure the ongoing disease surveillance, including:

1) ensure that the plant follows an annual disease surveillance plan that includes monitoring of zoonoses,

2) examine animals suspected of being infected with a contagious disease,

3) carry out post-mortem examination of dead or killed animals suspected of being infected with a transmissible hysdyrsygdom or zoonosis, or cause investigations to be conducted by another veterinarian or an approved laboratory,

4) make any necessary vaccinations against infectious diseases in compliance with current legislation, when such exist for the disease in question, and

5) ensure that the transferred animals are kept in isolation in accordance with this Ordinance.

(3). The supervising veterinarian shall keep records of the conditions in paragraph 2. The records must be kept for 5 years and must be made available on request to fødevaregionen.

To and removal of animals

§ 12. Animals entering the Zoological facilities, must be put in quarantine for at least 30 days upon receipt, before being inserted into the plant's other animal stock. A part of the plant can be used for temporary quarantine after food the region's instructions when it physically and operationally can be separated from the other part of the plant.

(2). The requirements referred to in paragraph 1, shall not apply to the national movement of animals.

(3). The requirements referred to in paragraph 1, shall not apply to animals fed without expensive health conditions.

(4). The requirements referred to in paragraph 1, shall not apply to dogs accompanying their owner when the dogs do not come into contact with the plant's animals.

§ 13. Animals from the Zoo facilities must not leave this, unless they be transferred to other accredited zoological facility.

(2). The requirements referred to in paragraph 1, shall not apply to dogs accompanying their owner when the dogs do not come into contact with the plant's animals.

Disposal of dead animals and manure

§ 14. All dead animals or parts thereof must be disposed of in accordance with the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption (by-product regulation).

§ 15. Manure must:

1) Composted for at least 1 year before it is used, unless the fertiliser sanitized by a minimum of 70 ° C for at least 1 hour in connection with composting plant

2) incinerated at an approved incineration plant, or

3) is sent for processing in an approved biogas or composting plant, where the fertiliser should be sanitized by a minimum of 70 ° C for at least one hour.

(2). Compost, see. (1). 1, at the Zoo site, it is not delivered in living areas for the audience, as URf.eks. land used for picnics.

(3). No, see komposter takes place (1). Nr. 1, outside the Zoo site, must not be animal husbandry on the receiving property.

(4). The compost heap, see. paragraph 1 shall be ploughed in, when applied outside the Zoo site.

(5). Manure must be transported from the Zoological facilities in closed containers are cleaned and disinfected after use.

(6). Manure from animals in quarantine must be disposed of in accordance with paragraph 1, nr. 2 and 3.


§ 16. There must be continuously kept records of:

1) the number of animals of each species in the Zoological plant and animal identity, age, sex, species and individual identification where appropriate.

2) number of animals entering or leaving the Zoological facilities and the animals ' identity, age, sex, species, where appropriate, individual identification, information on the origin or destination of the transport and health status.

3) Results of blood tests and other diagnostic studies.

4) cases of disease and possible treatment.

5) outcome of post-mortem examinations of dead animals in the Zoological works, including still-born animals.

6) map of the plant.

7) indication of significant changes of the installation's décor.

(2). The records must be kept for five years and on request banished food region.

A derogation

§ 17. Food agency may, in exceptional cases, dispense with the requirement in section 11 (2). 4 as regards vaccination against a contagious disease for which there is no fixed rules on vaccination.

§ 18. Food Agency can for certain animal species, in exceptional cases, grant derogations from the requirements that animals only may be transferred to other approved plants, see. § 13.

§ 19. Food agency may in exceptional cases derogate from the requirements of section 15.

§ 20. Food the region may allow the category 2 and category 3 material of animal origin could be used as feed for the animals in the facility.

Transitional provisions, penalties and entry into force

§ 21. Expenditure in connection with the foregoing, it is public.

§ 22. With fine punished anyone who violates the provisions of article 3, § 5, paragraph 2, article 7, paragraph 1, § § 8-16.

(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 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 by saving.

(2). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability according to the rules laid down in the Penal Code Chapter 5.

§ 23. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2009.

(2). At the same time repealed Executive Order No. 1262 of 15. December 2008 on the approval of veterinary Zoological facilities.
Ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries, the 15. December 2009 P.S.V. Jan Mousing/Tenna Olsen Official notes
1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing Council Directive 92/65/EEC of 13. July 1992 laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the community of animals, semen, ova and embryos as far as these conditions are not subject to specific community conditions as referred to in annex a(i) to Directive 90/425/EEC.

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