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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 206 in Riga, 30 March 2004 (pr. Nr. 17, § 16) rules on the veterinary requirements of the movement of sheep and goats have been issued in accordance with article 25 of the law of veterinary medicine of i. General questions 1. establishes the health requirements for movement of ovine and caprine animals between Member States of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as Member States).
2. the terms used in the rules: 2.1 for slaughter sheep or goats, sheep or goats, which led to a slaughterhouse, either directly or through a recognized collection centre;
2.2. the breeding sheep or goat, ovine or caprine animals which are not intended for slaughter and for fattening, but are intended for breeding and production, and it led to the place of destination, either directly or through a recognized collection centre;
2.3. fattening sheep or goats, sheep and goats, which are intended for slaughter after fattening, and it led to the place of destination, either directly or through a recognized collection centre;
2.4. from a brucellosis-free holding, where ovine or caprine animals grown in-storage, which complies with the requirements of the laws and procedures by which their infectious disease prevention and control, with which both animal and sick people;
2.5. conditional from a brucellosis-free holding, where ovine or caprine animals grown in-storage, which complies with the requirements of the laws and procedures by which their infectious disease prevention and control, with which both animal and sick people, and these rules referred to in annex 1;
2.6. mandatory registerable disease — this provision in annex 2 of the disease;
2.7. official veterinarian: a food and veterinary service of the veterinary inspector or a food and veterinary service official;
2.8. nosūtītājnovietn — any storage, which according to these rules are kept sheep and goats, which keeps records of the animals stay and these entries can be verified by the food and veterinary service;
2.9. collection Center-animal collection points and markets in which sheep and goats from different sites under the supervision of the official veterinarian are grouped together to form consignments of animals for national movement;
2.10. a recognized collection centre, premises where sheep and goats from various sites are grouped to form trade with Member States of consignments of animals;
2.11. trader: any natural or legal person who, directly or indirectly, for commercial purposes, buying and selling sheep or goats, which has a regular circulation of sheep or goat and not later than 29 days sold purchased sheep or goats or move them from the original premises to other premises, which are not in its possession, or directly to a slaughterhouse not within its possession;
2.12. the recognised dealer space, food and veterinary service recognized the rooms that are used and where the sheep or goats from various sites are grouped to form trade with Member States of consignments of ovine or caprine animals;
2.13. the carrier: any natural or legal person who carries himself or a third party owned sheep or goats or provide a third party with the vehicle for the transport of animals for commercial purposes other than railway carriers — statutory company (a company (company a)), which received the license for the railway carrier and used traction for this purpose;
2.14. storage — agricultural or animal dealer structure of space, or the territory of another Member State, which are reared or kept with a regularly mentioned in these provisions;
2.15. vehicle — autotransportlīdzekl, railway vehicle, vehicle, air water vehicle used for the transport of sheep and goats, as well as land, sea and air vehicles intended container.
II. requirements for slaughter, breeding and fattening sheep and goats provided 3. If Latvia is a country of destination, the food and veterinary service of the derogation granted for breeding and fattening the movement of sheep and goats, provided that these animals for grazing Lithuania or Estonia close to national borders. The derogation granted to the food and veterinary service shall inform the European Commission thereof.
4. Trade in sheep and goats, comply with the following requirements: 4.1. ovine and caprine animals are identified and registered in accordance with the laws and regulations on animal, herd and the registration of holdings and identification of animals, which implements the European Council of 27 November 1992 Directive 92/102/EEC on the identification and registration of animals;
4.2. ovine and caprine animals within 24 hours of loading clinically seen official veterinarian and not seen the disease-specific clinical signs;
4.3. ovine and caprine animals from a holding, nor have been not in contact with animals from a holding in which found sick with rabies, brucellosis, and or anthrax. If shed finds brucellosis, rabies and or anthrax, all the sick or susceptible animals slaughtered and/or destroyed, and down the ban. The period of prohibition is: 42 days, 4.3.1. If brucellosis;
220.127.116.11 days if it finds rabies;
18.104.22.168 days if anthrax is found;
4.4. ovine and caprine animals from a holding, nor have been not in contact with animals from a holding situated in an area which for animal health reasons is subject to a prohibition or restriction in these provisions for species under European Union regulations;
4.5. ovine and caprine animals not suitable for animal health restrictions in accordance with the laws of the European Union, which regulates the order of foot-and-mouth disease control, and they have not been vaccinated against foot-and-mouth disease;
4.6. sheep and goats from the nosūtītājnovietn to the destination delivers six days. If sheep or goats transported in a water vehicle, this time-limit shall correspond to the duration of the journey by sea;
4.7. ovine and caprine animals from nosūtītājnovietn to deploy destination in another Member State to take, directly or through the territory of the Member in the collection of the recognized Center. If led slaughter sheep or goats, a recognized collection centre may be replaced by the Member deployed on the territory of the recognised dealer's premises;
4.8. slaughter sheep and goats by arrive at the slaughterhouse in the Member State of destination are killed 72 hours;
4.9. sheep and goats after leaving nosūtītājnovietn and before arrival at destination come into contact with cloven-hoofed animals that don't have the same health status, as well as sheep and goats, which are not intended for trade with Member States.
5. Trade with the Member States, must not be made with sheep and goats that can kill these 5.1: rules 2 and 3 of the diseases not listed in the annex of the national control programme;
5.2. human or animal health reasons must not be marketed in the territory of a Member State, on the basis of the agreement between the Kingdom of Belgium, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Hellenic Republic, the Kingdom of Spain, the French Republic, Ireland, the Italian Republic, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the Netherlands, the Republic of Austria, the Portuguese Republic, the Republic of Finland, the Kingdom of Sweden, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Member States of the European Union) and the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of , The Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia, the Slovak Republic, the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union article 30.
6. Ovine and caprine animals may be exported to other Member States, if they have been born and reared since birth in the territory of a Member State or in the territory of the Member State of import from a country that is not a Member State of the European Union (hereinafter third country), in accordance with the laws and regulations which lay down the requirements for the marketing of cattle and pigs in the European Union (which introduces the Council 12 December 1972 by Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine animals and swine and fresh meat from third countries, requirements).
7. For slaughter, breeding and fattening sheep and goats may be exported to other Member States if they comply with the following requirements: 7.1 at least 30 days or, if the animals are younger than 30 days since the birth of the resident in nosūtītājnovietn. Slaughter sheep and goats may leave after at least 21 days establisment of a permanent nosūtītājnovietn;
7.2. not from a holding in which 21 days before the dispatch of those animals to other Member States imported sheep or goats. This requirement does not apply to appropriations for slaughter sheep and goats when they led directly to a slaughterhouse located in another Member State for immediate slaughter without using the collection centre or resting point;
7.3. not from a holding where during 30 days prior to dispatch from biungulate third country.
8. This provision 7.2 and 7.3 in the cases referred to in (a) ovine and caprine animals may be exported to another Member State, if the shed ovine or caprine animals imported from a third country or imported cloven-hoofed animals are isolated from other animals in the holding.
9. This provision 4.7. in the case referred to in subparagraph slaughter sheep and goats may be lead through one additional Assembly Centre. For additional collection centres may be used in the territory of the Member in the collection centre, located in the territory of the Member State recognised in the collection centre or tranzītdalībvalst located in the territory designated collection centre, and subject to the following conditions: 9.1. If additional Assembly Centre is located in the territory of the Member in the collection centre, the following requirements shall be met: 9.1.1. additional collection centres controlled by the official veterinarian;
9.1.2. additional collection centres at this time do not import animals of a lower health status;
9.1.3. additional collection centres in ovine and caprine animals imported into the individually identified in accordance with the laws and regulations on animal, herd and the registration of holdings and identification of animals, which implements the European Council of 27 November 1992 Directive 92/102/EEC on the identification and registration of animals;
9.1.4. from the additional collection centres for sheep and goats with the official veterinarian on the document delivered on the territory of the Member in the collection centre located. Located in the territory of the Member from the collection centre of sheep and goats transported in the territory of the Member State of arrival in the slaughterhouse;
9.2. If additional Assembly Centre is located in the territory of the Member State of destination approved Assembly Centre, sheep and goats from the additional Assembly Centre moved to the territory of the Member State of arrival in the slaughterhouse and be slaughtered within five days. Transport is responsible for the official veterinarian;
9.3. If additional Assembly Centre is located in the territory of the tranzītdalībvalst recognised collection centre, sheep and goats from the additional Assembly Centre directly in the territory of the Member State of destination in a slaughterhouse located.
10. Entry into the breeding and fattening sheep or goats brucellosis free or officially brucellosis free conditionally shed in which sheep or goats are bred, they must meet the requirements of the laws and procedures by which their infectious disease prevention and control, with which both animal suffering and people, without prejudice to the additional guarantees, if any.
11. The European Commission has granted additional guarantees for Latvia, which allows you to define additional animal health requirements for the importation of sheep and goats in the territory of Latvia from other Member States, the food and veterinary service may, with the agreement of another Member State, which granted additional guarantees equivalent to determine exceptions to these rules it 4.2. examination and referred to in Chapter VIII, the said certification. The food and veterinary service of the exceptions granted shall inform the European Commission thereof.
III. Additional requirements for breeding sheep and goats provided 12. Breeding sheep and goats may be exported to another Member State, if they are from sites and just been in contact with animals from a holding where: 12.1 existing animals are clinically diagnosed with the following illnesses: 12.1.1. ovine contagious agalaktij (Mycoplazma agalactiae) or caprine contagious agalaktij (Mycoplazma agalactiae, m. capricolum, m. may. mycoid mycoid "large colony") in the previous six months;
12.1.2. johnes disease or caseous lymphadenitis in the previous 12 months;
12.1.3. pulmonary Adenomatosis, Maedi visna or virus diseases-proposed goat arthritis/encephalitis within the previous three years. The period referred to in this subparagraph shall be reduced to 12 months if the Maedi-visna virus or the proposed goat arthritis/encephalitis infected sheep or goat and slaughtered ovine or caprine animals remaining unsolved two times a negative result, or ovine or caprine animals noting other diseases, meet the additional veterinary requirements (if there are any specific disease or diseases concerned);
12.2. the official veterinarian shall fill out the veterinary health certificates, not suspected for this rule 12.1. referred to non-compliance;
12.3. the holder of the holding declares that he does not know the reasons that rule 12.2. suspicion mentioned in points, and certifies in writing that the trade with Member States in ovine or caprine animals meet this rule 12.1. criteria referred to in point.
13. Teķ may be exported to another Member State if, in addition to the provisions in paragraph 12 above requirements they meet the following conditions: 13.1. they are from a holding in which during the preceding 12 months are not diagnosed with infectious disease epididymitis (Brucella ovis) and 60 days prior to dispatch, they maintained only in the shed;
13.2. during 30 days prior to shipment they are serologically examined by using this rule 4. method referred to in the annex, and the negative result, or their State of health corresponds to the equivalent guarantees, if any, laid down by the legislation of the European Union.
IV. Action in case of food and veterinary service recognises that Latvia is not detectable by any infectious disease to which ovine and caprine animals are susceptible to 14. If the food and veterinary service recognises that Latvia is not detectable by any infectious disease to which ovine and caprine animals are susceptible (annex 5), it shall submit to the European Commission that fact, specifying the following information: 14.1 the current prevalence of illness in Latvia;
14.2. the monitoring results obtained based on serological, microbiological, pathological or epidemiological studies, and the fact of registration of the disease the food and veterinary service;
14.3. the period during which the supervision;
14.4. If necessary, the period prohibited vaccination against disease, and the geographical area in which the prohibition;
14.5. the order in which confirms the absence of the disease.
15. food and veterinary service shall inform the Commission of any changes in the information submitted (paragraph 14 of these rules).
V. requirements Assembly Centre 16. food and veterinary department recognize collection centre, if it meets the following requirements: 16.1. official veterinarian under their control;
16.2. it is located in an area where no specific prohibitions or restrictions, in accordance with the laws of the European Union;
16.3. before use it clean and disinfected according to the instructions of the official veterinarian;
16.4. depending on the size of the Assembly Centre: 16.4.1., only the collection centre for space;
16.4.2. the sheep or goat equipment for loading and unloading from the vehicle, as well as easy to clean and disinfect equipment ovine or caprine holding, feeding, watering and care;
16.4.3. checks the appropriate facilities;
16.4.4. appropriate isolation facilities;
16.4.5. equipment room and cleansing and disinfecting vehicles;
16.4.6. fodder, litter and manure storage suitable sites;
16.4.7. sewage collection system;
16.4.8. official veterinarian provided;
16.5. the Centre takes only ovine or caprine animals which comply with the requirements of this regulation. Take the sheep or goats, the owner or person in charge shall ensure that they have the variety and category according to formal health accompanying documents (issued by an official veterinarian and veterinary health certificate to fill out the required information, or veterinary health certificates).
17. food and veterinary service regularly controls the approved Assembly Centre, in order to assess their compliance with the rules referred to in point 16.
18. Collection of the owner or person in charge, based on sheep or goat accompanying documents, identification number or other identification when they register in the database (the registry) and shall keep for at least three years the following information: 18.1. ovine or caprine animal owner, location, and date sent, number and the identification or registration number of nosūtītājnovietn and, if necessary, in the opinion of the collection centre or registration number in which sheep or goats kept before importation;
18.2. the intended destination;
18.3. ovine or caprine carrier's registration number and the registration number of the vehicle to which ovine or caprine animals delivered collection centre or removed from the collection centre.
19. food and veterinary service recognized Assembly Centre grant approval number. Collection centre can be declared only in respect of sheep or goat, or one category collection of sheep and goats. The food and veterinary service of the European Commission presented the list of recognized Assembly Centre and report on any changes to that list.
20. Recognition of the food and veterinary service: 20.1. repealed or annulled if the collection centre does not meet the requirements of this chapter and the regulations of the health restriction;
20.2. renewed where it is established that the collection complies with the requirements of this chapter and shall comply with the requirements of this regulation on the health restrictions.
Vi. Requirements for merchant 21. Traders and their business premises used for recorded food and veterinary service of territorial units.
22. Trade in ovine or caprine animals to other Member States can only be made by the food and veterinary service recognised dealer.
23. the recognized trader, the following requirements shall be met: 23.1. trading with ovine or caprine animals which satisfy the requirements of this regulation;
23.2. create a registry or database into which you enter and shall keep for at least three years the following information: 23.2.1. ovine or caprine animal owner, origin, date of purchase, categories, number and identification or registration number of the nosūtītājnovietn and, if necessary, in the opinion of the collection centre or registration number in which sheep or goats kept before the dealer they purchased their property;
23.2.2. ovine or caprine carrier's registration number and the registration number of the vehicle to which ovine or caprine animals delivered marketer and taken away;
23.2.3. ovine or caprine animals the buyer and their destination;
23.2.4. ovine or caprine transport a copy of the route plan and veterinary health certificate serial number;
14.5. If the sheep or goats stay in the premises of the trader: looked after by trained them common 23.3.1.;
23.3.2. these provisions are respected and the ovine or caprine animal welfare requirements;
23.3.3. the official veterinarian shall conduct regular checks on them and take the necessary measures to prevent the spread of the disease.
24. food and veterinary department recognize space used in commercial activities of the trader, provided that they fulfil the following requirements: 24.1. they control the official veterinarian;
24.2. premises located in the territory, which is not subject to prohibition or restriction in the area found the disease;
24.3. those installed in an ovine or caprine holding, and isolate the investigation suitable facilities;
15.2. it is a sheep or goat-vehicle unloading, feeding, watering and care suitable equipment which is easy to clean and disinfect as well as for storing litter and dung for suitable sites and sewage collection system;
15.2. area before use clean and sanitized according to the instructions of the official veterinarian.
25. Recognition of the food and veterinary service: 25.1. repealed or annulled if the trader does not comply with the requirements of this chapter and the regulations of the health restriction;
25.2. the renewed where it is established that the trader complies with the requirements of this chapter and follow the requirements of this regulation on the health restrictions.
26. The food and veterinary service regularly checks and controls in the business premises of the trader used to evaluate their compliance with the requirements of this chapter.
VII. Requirements the carrier 27. the carrier may carry sheep and/or goats if it complies with the laws and regulations on the transport of animals (which introduces the Council of 19 November 1991 Council Directive 91/628/EEC concerning the protection of animals during transport and amending Directives 90/425/EEC and 91/496/EEC) and comply with the following conditions: 27.1. for the transport of sheep and goats used vehicle: is it constructed 27.1.1. that the animal faeces, manure or feed cannot leak or fall out of the vehicle;
27.1.2. are cleaned and disinfected after every animal transport or shipping of products that may affect animal health and if necessary before any new loading of animals. A vehicle cleansed and disinfected, using food and veterinary service permitted;
27.2. it is with food and veterinary service of the equipment of the vehicle consistent cleaning and disinfecting equipment, also of dung and manure storage, or documents proving that the actions carried out by another, the food and veterinary service identified person.
28. the carrier each vehicle, which it used for the transport of sheep or goat, registered in the database (the registry). Database (the registry) will enter the carrier and at least three years, the following information: 28.1. loading of the ovine or caprine place and date, collection centre or the name and address of the holding;
28.2. ovine or caprine landing place and date, the name and address of the consignee;
28.3. the animal species transported and the number;
28.4. the date and place of disinfection;
28.5. details of sheep or goat accompanying documents (document number, and other information).
29. the carrier submitted to the food and veterinary service of the territorial unit in writing that: 29.1. compliance with requirements of this regulation;
29.2. during the transport of sheep or goats are responsible staff with professional competence and knowledge of the identity document. The document issued by the competent authority or its authorized body.
VIII. Requirements for veterinary health certificates 30. ovine and caprine animals are exported to another Member State, if it is issued by a veterinary health certificate certifying compliance with the said animals requirements of these provisions. The veterinary health certificate (annex 6) meet the following requirements: 30.1. it is presented on one or more sheets of paper, and on each page is specified in the veterinary health certificate serial number;
30.2. to fill the official veterinarian ovine or caprine health check day in one of the official languages of the requested State;
30.3. it is valid for 10 days.
31. ovine and caprine animals required health checks (checks necessary to determine compliance with the sheep and goat additional veterinary requirements, if any, specific) nosūtītājnovietn or approved Assembly Centre. Slaughter sheep and goat check nosūtītājnovietn, recognized or approved Assembly Centre dealer's premises.
32. the official veterinarian shall carry out the necessary checks in the case of ovine and caprine animals imported into the collection centre.
33. when the fattening and breeding sheep and goats leaving to another Member State recognised in the collection centre: 33.1. the official veterinarian shall issue a nosūtītājnovietn document that contains veterinary health certificate to fill out the required information;
33.2. the recognized official veterinarian for the Assembly Centre will complete a veterinary health certificate on the basis of these provisions referred to in paragraph 32 the results of the inspections and that rule 33.1. documents referred to.
34. If the slaughter of sheep and goats are exported to another Member State of a recognized or approved Assembly Centre dealer's premises: 34.1. nosūtītājnovietn or the additional official veterinarian for the Assembly Centre (9.1) issued a document that contains veterinary health certificate to fill out the required information;
34.2. a recognized or approved Assembly Centre dealer space official veterinarian fills out a veterinary health certificate, on the basis of this provision, paragraph 32 of the health check and this rule 34.1. the documents referred to.
35. If the slaughter of sheep and goats, as specified in 9.3. these provisions, the additional collection centres responsible official veterinarian shall issue a second veterinary health certificate, record the required information from the original certificate (s) and adds the officially approved copy. The total period of the validity of the certificate is 10 days.
36. the official veterinarian, who fills in the veterinary health certificate for trade in ovine and caprine animals, with the Member States, the date of issue of the certificate, the movement of ovine and caprine animals is recorded in the Animo computerised system linking veterinary authorities in the Member States (in order to facilitate the exchange of information between the sending State and the competent authorities of the Member State of destination).
IX. final question 37. Regulations shall enter into force by 1 May 2004.
Informative reference to European Union Directive provisions included in the law resulting from the Council of Europe of 28 January 1991 Council Directive 91/68/EEC on animal health conditions governing intra-Community trade in ovine and caprine animals.
Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister a. Minister of Agriculture shlesers m. rose Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on 1 May 2004.
1. the annex to Cabinet of Ministers of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 brucellosis (Brucella melitensis) proposing the method of determination To shed 1 status is assigned to the "conditional from a brucellosis-free", the animals are checked by this annex describes rose-bengal method or complement fixation test, or by any other method recognized in accordance with the relevant European Union legislation. Complement fixation test used for testing of individual animals.
2. If the animals are checking with the Rose-bengal method, positive reaction shows more than 5% of the animals in the holding, then each additional animal testing with complement fixation test.
3. A Serum is considered positive if it contains 20 or more international complement fixation reaction units per millilitre.
4. the checks use the registered antigens, which are standardized by the second international standard serum to Brucella abortus.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 2 Cabinet of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 mandatory registerable disease 1. Foot-and-mouth disease.
2. Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis).
3. the Contagious epididymitis (Brucella ovis).
4. the anthrax.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 diseases or epizootic diseases, subject to mandatory emergency action, with territorial restrictions 1. Foot-and-mouth disease.
2. classical swine fever.
3. African Swine fever.
4. Swine vesicular disease.
5. Newcastle disease.
6. the cattle plague.
7. Small ruminants plague.
8. Vesicular stomatitis.
9. tongue fever in sheep.
10. African Horse sickness.
11. the equine infectious encephalomyelitis.
12. Teschen disease.
13. Bird flu.
14. Sheep and goat pox.
15. the contagious bovine lumpy skin dermatitis.
16. Rift Valley fever.
bovine contagious pleuropneumonia in 17.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 contagious epidydimitis (Brucella ovis) proposing the establishment of an official method 1. Complement fixation test the Antigen-specific registered is used, which is standardized by the international standard serum to Brucella ovis.
2. Complement fixation test work with international standardized serum to Brucella ovis standard serum prepared by the veterinary laboratory at the Central, which is located in England, Surrej area in the town of Weybridge (Surrey) (Weybridge).
3. The serum is considered positive if it contains 50 or more international units per millilitre.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 5 Cabinet of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 infectious disease to which ovine and caprine animals are susceptible 1. Contagious agalaktij.
2. Johnes disease.
caseous lymphadenitis 3.
4. the Lung Adenomatosis.
Maedi-visna disease 5.
6. the arthritis viral encephalitis/goat.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 6 Cabinet of 30 March 2004, regulations No 206 model veterinary certificate
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