Extension And Amendment Of The Ordinance August 26, 2005, And Subsequent Amendments On Veterinary Measures ' In Knowledge Of Infectious And Contagious For Poultry. "

Original Language Title: Proroga e modifica dell'ordinanza 26 agosto 2005, e successivemodificazioni, concernente «Misure di polizia veterinaria in materiadi malattie infettive e diffusive dei volatili da cortile».

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HEALTH MINISTER Saw the only text of the health laws approved by Royal Decree July 27, 1934, n. 1265, as amended; Having regard to regulation of veterinary approved by Decree of the President of the Republic February 8, 1954, # 320 as amended; Visto l'art. 32 of the Act December 23, 1978, # 833 as amended; Visto l'art. March 31, 1998, 117 of Legislative Decree n. 112 as amended; View the Ordinance of the Minister of health August 26, 2005 on veterinary measures relating to infectious and contagious poultry», published in the official journal September 2, 2005, # 204, as amended Ordinances: October 10, 2005, published in the official journal October 14, 2005, # 240; October 19, 2005, published in the official journal October 31, 2005, n. 254; December 21, 2007, published in the official journal February 26, 2008, n. 48; December 16, 2008, published in the official journal February 3, 2009, n. 27; December 3, 2010, published in the official journal December 29, 2010, # 303; December 13, 2012, published in the official journal of January 2, 2013, # 1; December 11, 2013, published in the official journal December 28, 2013, # 303; Having regard to the Legislative Decree March 16, 2006, n. 158 laying 2003/74/EC "implementing the directive concerning the prohibition on the use in stockfarming of certain substances having a hormonal or thyreostatic action and of beta-agonists; Having regard to the Legislative Decree of January 25, 2010, n. 9, laying down "implementation of Directive 2005/94/EC on Community measures for the control of avian influenza and repealing Directive 92/40/EEC '; Having regard to the Decree of the Minister of health June 25, 2010 laying down ' measures to prevent, control and surveillance of rural poultry sector ", published in the Official Journal August 23, 2010, # 196; Having regard to the European Commission's implementing decision of October 31, 2013, # 2013/635/EU, "amending decisions 2005/734/EC, 2006/415/EC and 2007/25/EC as regards the period of their application ', in which the Commission, as well as recognize the opportunity to maintain surveillance and protective measures taken since 2005 to address the risk posed by the spread of flu virus type A subtype H5N1 high pathogenicity Asian line, pointed out that an external evaluation of the Union's emergency response network, "Evaluation of the EU rapid response network, crisis management and communication capacity regarding certain transmissible animal diseases" made in 2012, has shown that Member States consider relevant and effective protective measures taken at Union level in relation to outbreaks of avian influenza; Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 652/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of May 15, 2014 laying down rules for the management of expenditure relating to the food chain, animal health and welfare, plant health and plant reproductive material amending directives 98/56/EC, 2000/29/EC and 2008/90/EC , regulations (EC) No 178/2002, (EC) No 882/2004 and (EC) No 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council directive 2009/128/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing decisions 66/399/EEC, 76/894/EEC and 2009/470/EC; Regarded internationally bird flu is still widespread and that therefore it is necessary to maintain the system of control and traceability of food, feed, food-producing animals, and any other substance likely or intended to become part of a food or feed; Noted in particular: that since the beginning of November 2014 have been confirmed outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N8 pathogenesis in Europe, which affected the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Hungary;
that in December 2014 was confirmed an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza subtype H5N8 pathogenesis at a meat turkeys belonging to a chain that operates throughout the national territory;

that despite the infection has not been extended to other farms, also by virtue of the measures immediately adopted by the Ministry of health, the high pathogenicity influenza viruses of avian origin may cause epidemics of considerable gravity with significant consequences for poultry production and possible risks to human health; View the Grant Decision SANTE/VP/2015/en/January 30, 2015 2.700815 of bearing the approval of national programmes and its financing for the year 2015 and, in particular, the funding provided for in article 3, paragraph 1, point b); Having regard to the provisions of paragraph 2, subparagraph b) of art. 26 Regulation (EU) 1169/2011 in respect of the mandatory indication of the country of origin or place of provenance for meat codes of the combined nomenclature (CN) are listed in annex XI to that regulation, including "fresh, chilled or frozen meat, of poultry of heading 0105»; Was therefore considered no longer necessary to confirm the provisions referred to in articles 3, 4 and 5 of that Ordinance August 26, 2005, and subsequent modifications, concerning the health measures pertaining the origin labelling therein; Deemed necessary also, pending the adoption at Community level of a special animal health regulation of discipline of biosecurity measures, to confirm biosecurity measures and other veterinary measures, changes introduced in August 26, 2005 Ordinance as amended, in order to reduce the risk of transmission of the influenza virus, also in view of the persistent circulation of influenza viruses of subtypes H5 and H7 low pathogenicity in poultry farms in the rural sector and industrial production chain, from 2007 to today, which affected the regions with high avian vocation; Acquired the opinion of the National Center of reference for avian influenza at the Istituto Zooprofilattico sperimentale delle Venezie; Having regard to the Ministerial Decree of July 24, 2014, delegating of responsibilities of the Minister of health for certain acts under the responsibility of the Administration to State Secretary Dr. Vito De Filippo, published in the Official Gazette August 27, 2014, # 198;
Order: Art. 1 1. The Ordinance of the Minister of health August 26, 2005, and subsequent amendments, are made to the following amendments: 3, 4 and 5) the articles shall be repealed;
b) art. 5-bis: 1) in paragraph 1, the words "in the program of surveillance of poultry and wild birds for avian influenza approved by Commission implementing decision of November 29, 2013, no 2013/722/EC approving the annual and multiannual programmes of eradication, control and monitoring of certain animal diseases and zoonoses presented by the Member States for the year 2014 and subsequent years as well as of the Union's financial contribution to these programmes ' shall be replaced by the following: "in the program of surveillance of poultry and wild birds for avian influenza, approved by Grant Decision SANTE/VP/2015/en/IT 2.700815 of January 30, 2015, bearing the approval of national programmes and its financing for the year 2015 and, in particular, the contribution provided for in article 3, paragraph 1, point b);
c) in Annex A, chapter "structural requirements of farms»: 1) in paragraph 2, point a), after the word" furniture)» are added as follows: "and placed signs prohibiting access to outsiders; the company must have an area, clearly identified, for the parking of vehicles of both the staff at the company's visitors. From the parking area should not be directly accessed the area of Government of the animals ';
2) in paragraph 2, point c) after the word «industrial» are inserted as follows: «spawners, laying hens for egg production and meat turkeys. "