Rules For Veterinary Control Of The Non Food Importation From A Third Country And Its Control Of State Border Control Points, Free Zones, Free Warehouses And Customs Warehouses

Original Language Title: Noteikumi par veterinārajai kontrolei nepakļautas pārtikas ievešanu no trešajām valstīm un tās kontroles kārtību valsts robežas kontroles punktos, brīvajās zonās, brīvajās noliktavās un muitas noliktavās

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 352 in 2006 (2 May. No 25) rules for veterinary control not subject to food imports from third countries and its control procedures the State border control points, free zones, free warehouses and customs warehouses Issued under the food surveillance law article 21 fourth 1. Rules lays down the requirements for the importation of food from third countries, which is not subject to veterinary control (hereinafter food), as well as procedures for the control of State border control points , free zones, free warehouses and customs warehouses.
2. food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection (hereinafter referred to as the sanitary border inspection) food controls: 2.1 the importation from third countries, if the food is intended for distribution in the European Union;
2.2. If the removal of food control requires the recipient country or if it's defined in the laws on food and monitoring.
3. Sanitary border inspection controls the compliance with EU food law and the Latvian law on food quality, classification, labelling, food safety and food hygiene requirements (hereinafter referred to as food and monitoring of regulatory laws) and presented in the document on the food of border control (annex). Food border control document indicates from third countries imported food inspection results and with food cargo delivered to the beneficiary.
4. subject to the control of food is food that leads to one vehicle from one consignor to one consignee.
5. Sanitary border inspection of food control, if not: 5.1 the food is part of the travellers ' personal luggage, it is for personal consumption (weight not exceeding 10 kg);
5.2. adjustment of international mailings sent in food, which is not intended for commercial purposes (weight not exceeding 1 kg).
6. the cargo owner for food, his authorized person or cargo carrier for food (hereinafter referred to as the representative of the food goods) is any natural or legal person who, at the border inspection post, the free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse freight control are presented. The representative of the food cargo provides food for compliance with the food and the monitoring of regulatory laws and requirements.
7. Food control border inspection officers during the health check food cargo accompanying documents, identifies the food cargo and carry out physical checks of food goods. Food cargo accompanying documents comply with the requirements laid down in Council February 8, 1993 a Regulation No 339/93 on checks of products regarding compliance with the rules on product safety, if they are imported from third countries, article 1.
8. the representative of the food cargo transport provides food according to the requirements of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004, Regulation (EC) No 852/2004 on the hygiene of foodstuffs in chapter IV.
9. food accompanying the cargo control documents accompanying food. Sanitary border inspection control during satisfied the food cargo accompanying documents and the information therein comply with the food and the monitoring of regulatory laws and requirements.
10. food cargo identification is cargo security (seals, seal) and check the food labels, as well as Visual inspection of food goods. Food goods identified to make sure that: 10.1. documents accompanying the information is true;
10.2. Security is intact and on existing information matches the information on the accompanying documents;
10.3. the vehicle, carrying food, meet the European Union requirements for food hygiene;
10.4. the food labelling complies with the regulatory requirements for labelling and consumer protection;
10.5. compliance with the manufacturer's specified food during transport and storage;
10.6. no visible signs of damage to food.
11. food shipment carried out where the physical control of document inspections have revealed or previous post sample found in non-compliance with the food and the monitoring of the regulatory requirements of the laws or the Sanitary border inspection has reasonable suspicion of such failure to conform. Food cargo physical controls include: 11.1. further study of sampling;
11.2. organoleptic (sensory) assessments;
11.3. measurement of the product temperature;
11.4. laboratory examination.
12. the representative of the food goods border control document in the first part of the "food goods" with the requested information by using e-mail or fax, at least 24 hours before the cargo of food planned disclosure control sent to the sanitary border inspection control point through which goods to be imported. The information is provided in Latvian language.
13. Border control document in the first part of the "food goods" fills the sanitary border inspection official, on the basis of the food goods the information provided by the representative. Food cargo representative is responsible for the specified message and the authenticity of the documents attached, as well as food sanitary border inspection officials reporting that it could take control.
14. The results of the inspection of sanitary border inspection official of the border inspection post of entry document. The document shall be completed in triplicate and numbered, sign all copies and stamped with the official stamp and the sanitary border inspection point inspection stamp.
15. After the completion of the document on border controls: 15.1. one copy of sanitary border inspection official shall submit a customs control points;
15.2. the other copy of the sanitary border inspection official shall issue the representative of food goods. The representative of the food goods second copy: 15.2.1. Add food and cargo accompanying documents together with the cargo delivered to the beneficiary of the food, if the food cargo destined for distribution in the territory of the European Union;
15.2.2. presented at the sanitary border inspection control point to monitor the area where the food cargo destined for free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse;
15.3. third copies and copies of the documents accompanying food stored in a sanitary border inspection point of control for three years.
16. the customs officer shall apply to the shipment of the goods in question under the customs regime of border inspection posts food documents specified in the second paragraph of the decision.
Prime Minister a. Halloween Minister of Agriculture m. Roze Editorial Note: the entry into force of the provisions by 10 May 2006.
 
Annex to the Cabinet of Ministers of 2 May 2006, regulations no 352 of Agriculture Minister m. rose