Notice Of Approval Of Veterinarians To Carry Out Further Veterinary Professional Assessments With A View To Reducing The Consumption Of Antibiotics In Swine Herds

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om godkendelse af dyrlæger til at foretage supplerende veterinærfaglige vurderinger med henblik på nedbringelse af antibiotikaforbruget i svinebesætninger

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Notice of approval of veterinarians to carry out further veterinary professional assessments with a view to the reduction of antibiotic consumption in svinebesætninger1)

Under section 34 (2) of section 67 and section 70 (3) of law No. 432 of 9. June 2004 on the keeping of animals, as amended by Act No. 603 of 14. June 2011, fixed: scope



§ 1. The Ordinance lays down rules on the authorization of veterinary surgeons to carry out further veterinary professional assessments with a view to reducing the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds in relation to injunctions under section 6, paragraph 1, of the Decree on special measures to reduce the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds.

(2). The Ordinance applies to persons who have obtained approval as a veterinarian pursuant to § 3, paragraph 1, of the law on veterinary surgeons as well as persons from 3. countries that have obtained approval as veterinarian under section 3, paragraph 3, of the law on the vets.

(3). The notice also applies to anyone who has access to the exercise of the activities of a veterinary surgeon in Denmark pursuant to the notice on access to the exercise of the activities of a veterinary surgeon in Denmark for EU and EEA nationals and nationals of a country with which the EU has entered into an agreement to that effect.

Approval



§ 2. The one who will carry out further veterinary professional assessments with a view to reducing the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds, see. § 1, shall be approved for that purpose.

(2). Approval is granted upon application of veterinary and Food Administration. Approval relates to a specific natural person.

§ 3. Approval to carry out further veterinary professional assessments with a view to reducing the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds shall be communicated to the persons, as 1) authorized veterinarian, see. § 3 of the law on veterinary surgeons, 2) has health advisory agreements with at least 20 swine herds with at least 300 Lakes, at least 3000 hogs or at least 6000 piglets, 3) in the past three years have had at least 10 health advisory agreements in swine herds with at least 300 Lakes, at least 3000 hogs or at least 6000 piglets, and 4) are not within the past 2 years have adopted fine or sentenced for violation of the rules governing medicinal products for animals.

(2). Exempt from the requirements of paragraph 1, the persons referred to in article 1, paragraph 3.

§ 4. A veterinarian wishing to be approved to carry out further veterinary professional assessments with a view to reducing the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds, see. § 3 shall fill out an application form, which is located at the Food Agency's website, and submit it to the Food Agency.

§ 5. When the Agency receives an application for approval of food regulation. § 4, sends Food Agency a receipt to the applicant with information concerning the time limit for the notification of decision 1) of the basic regulation. (2) and 2) to justice.

(2). Food Agency Announces decision on approval within 4 weeks after receipt of the application referred to in article 6. § 4.

(3). The time limit referred to in paragraph 2 may be extended only once if the complexity of the case so warrants. And Food Administration justifies the extension and duration of the extension and shall communicate this to the applicant before the expiry of the time limit referred to in paragraph 2.

§ 6. An authorisation to carry out further veterinary professional assessments for the purpose of reduction of antibiotic consumption in swine herds must be renewed after three years.

(2). If no one has applied for renewal of the authorisation at the latest three years after that this approval will lapse automatically, has been granted.

Accountability and revocation



§ 7. An approved veterinarian, see. section 3, shall inform the competent crew, which has requisitioned an additional veterinary professional assessment, about 1) contact information for the Food Agency, 2) the interbranch organisations which vet is a member of, 3) professional title and EU/EEA country where the authorization for the use of the title is given, and (4)) any professional insurance, including the contact details of the insurer and insurance information about geographical coverage (2). If the crew responsible requests it, the approved veterinarian, see. section 3, provide information on the rules applicable to the conduct of the profession, and how the crew in charge gets access to them.

§ 8. An approved veterinarian, see. § 3 shall without delay notify the veterinary and Food Administration, if there has been a change in the conditions for authorisation.

(2). Food agency may at any time carry out checks on whether the conditions for approval are present.

§ 9. Food agency may revoke an approval to carry out further veterinary professional assessments for the purpose of reduction of antibiotic consumption in swine herds, if the conditions for approval referred to in article 6. § 3, are no longer present, or if the vet does not provide information that the Food Agency is requesting to use for an assessment of whether the conditions for approval are still present.

(2). Food agency may also revoke an approval referred to in article 6. § 3 if there is repeated or serious deficiencies in the quality of veterinarian complementary veterinary professional assessments, or if the approved veterinarian does not provide the information that the Food Agency has requested to use for an assessment thereof.

Punishment and the entry into force of



§ 10. With fine punished anyone who 1) violates section 2, paragraphs 1, 2) make additional veterinary professional assessments with a view to reducing the consumption of antibiotics in swine herds without fulfilling the requirements set out in paragraph 3, at the time of the supplementary veterinary professional assessment, or 3) does not provide information as referred to in § 7 and § 8, paragraph 1.

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

§ 11. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. December 2011.

DVFA, the 29. November 2011 Per s. Habib/Heidi Tange Official notes 1) Ordinance contains provisions implementing parts of a European Parliament and Council Directive 2005/36/EC of 7. September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications, the official journal of the European Union 2005 nr. L225/22, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003. 279/2009 l. 93, p. 11, of 7. April 2009, and parts of the European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/123/EC of 12. December 2006 on services in the internal market, the official journal of the European Union 2006 nr. L 376/36.