Veterinary Control Arrangements, Latvia Imported Products From Third Countries

Original Language Title: Veterinārās kontroles kārtība, ievedot Latvijā produktus no trešajām valstīm

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 147 in Riga 18 March 2004 (pr. No. 14, 8), veterinary control arrangements for imports into Latvia of products of animal origin from third countries Issued in accordance with article 53 of the law on veterinary medicine, first paragraph, point 3 and 4 i. General questions 1. determines the order in which you take control of veterinary products, which in the territory of Latvia are introduced from third countries or transported through the territory of Latvia to a member of the European Union, as well as the layout of the border inspection post where the veterinary checks are carried out, and the recognition of the border inspection post.
2. the terms used in the rules: 2.1 the third country — a country that is not a Member State of the European Union;
2.2. veterinary control — any physical or administrative control procedures which apply to the products of animal origin in order to directly or indirectly protect human or animal health;
2.3. products-products of animal origin referred to in legislation on veterinary requirements and procedures for the control and monitoring of products of animal origin trade with European Union Member States, including by-products of animal origin not covered in other legislation, as well as the plant products referred to in Commission of 22 January 2004, in Regulation No 136/2004/EC establishing a Community border inspection posts shall lay down the procedures for veterinary checks on products imported from third countries (hereinafter referred to as Commission Regulation 136/2004/EC);
2.4. inspection of documents: veterinary health certificate or accompanying document of other veterinary inspection;
2.5. identity check: Visual inspection of the product to verify its conformity with the veterinary health certificates or other veterinary documents accompanying the information;
2.6. physical check: a check that includes product packaging and temperature and also sampling and laboratory investigations;
2.7. the person responsible for the load or his representative, the person who, in accordance with the 1992 October 12 of Council Regulation No 2913/92/EEC establishing the Community Customs Code (hereinafter referred to as the Council regulation 2913/92/EEC), is responsible for the cargo until it under customs supervision;
2.8. goods-one of a kind product that led to one vehicle from one third country, or part of a third country, and is certified by one of the veterinary health certificate or veterinary document, or other accompanying documents according to the law;
2.9. a border inspection post, in accordance with these provisions recognized certain tests where carried out at the veterinary controls of products entering the European Union from third countries;
2.10. the company: a company that deals with the production, storage, processing or take other actions with the products;
2.11. the delivery of cargoes of imports to the European Union for release for free circulation of products, as laid down in Council regulation 2913/92/EEC in article 79;
2.12. customs-approved treatment or use of goods: the customs procedure recognized or the use of use as laid down in Council regulation 2913/92/EEC Article 4, paragraph 15;
2.13. import requirements — veterinary requirements for products that have been released for free circulation;
2.14. the competent authority, the food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection, conducting public health surveillance and control;
2.15. official veterinarian: a food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection of sanitary robežinspektor (veterinarian), who is authorized to carry out the control in the veterinary field.
3. the rules do not apply to products: 3.1 which form part of travellers ' personal luggage and are intended for personal consumption and not exceed the amount determined in accordance with the regulations, provided that the products come from the European Union, third countries or parts of third countries from which importation is not prohibited, and the third country or part of a third country has been included in the list of countries from which imports of products of animal origin;
3.2. which types of mail sent to individuals, if such products are not being imported for commercial purposes and it does not exceed the regulations on the importation of a specified amount, as well as where the products come from a third country or part of a third country included on the list of countries from which imports are not prohibited;
3.3. international transport and are intended for consumption by the crew and passengers, and can not be unloaded in the territory of the European Union. If these products or their waste is unloaded, it must be destroyed. Products are not disposed of in such a case, if the same port under customs supervision from one vehicle to another international vehicle;
3.4. where in a hermetically sealed container, heat treated to a Fo value of 3.00 or more and: is 3.4.1. which form part of travellers ' personal luggage and are intended for their personal consumption;
3.4.2. which form of small consignments sent to private individuals, provided that such products are not intended for commercial purposes;
3.5. What are sent as trade samples or are intended for exhibitions provided that they are not intended for trade and if it is authorized by the import of the above, the competent authority;
3.6. for specific research or analysis, and veterinary control may provide that these products are not supplied for human consumption after the exhibition closing or a particular study or completion of the analysis of these products, except in samples used in the analysis, destroyed or sent back in accordance with the conditions which are provided by the competent authority. In this case, as well as this provision 3.5. in the case referred to in subparagraph the competent authority must satisfy itself that the products may not be used for purposes other than those for which they are intended, when imported into the territory of the European Union.
4. The provisions of paragraph 3 shall not apply to fresh meat and meat products, referred to in the law on the veterinary requirements of the bovine, ovine, caprine and swine, fresh meat and meat products from third countries (which introduces the Council 12 December 1972 in Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine animals and swine and fresh meat from third countries, the above requirements).
5. in order to ensure the uniform application of rules and enforcement of the food and veterinary service, together with the European veterinary experts from the Commission shall carry out the necessary checks and the competent authority grants the European veterinary experts from the Commission with tasks that need help.
II. the organisation of veterinary checks 6. Carriage of goods from third countries may not be introduced into Latvia, if the official veterinarian at the border inspection post for veterinary control is not carried out in accordance with the requirements of this regulation.
7. Carriage of goods from third countries imported into Latvia through a border inspection post, which included the point list, published in the official journal of the European Union.
8. the territory of the party responsible for providing information in advance of cargo, the official veterinarian responsible for the border inspection post for veterinary control, through which the goods intended to be imported to fill the common veterinary entry document and written or electronically transmitted information on the carriage of goods in accordance with Commission Regulation No 136/2004/EC, including products and control of products referred to in this provision in paragraph 36 and 37.
9. the official veterinarian may take the ship and aircraft cargo documents to compare whether they comply with the submitted documents.
10. the customs officer that the surveillance at the border inspection post situated in the territory of the returned goods are presented to customs-approved treatment or use of goods in accordance with the provisions referred to in paragraph 17 of the common veterinary entry document specified in the decision.
11. the official veterinarian on the basis of this provision, paragraph 8, each load compared with the existing information in the database, as it mentioned in the Council on 13 July 1993, decision 92/438/EEC on computerization of veterinary import procedures (shift project), amending Directives 90/675/EEC, 91/496/EEC, 91/628/EEC and decision 90/424/EEC, and repealing Decision 88/192/EEC (hereinafter referred to as Council decision 92/438/EEC) in annex 1 and 2 on computerization of veterinary import procedures (shift project).
12. the official veterinarian shall ensure in the Council decision 92/438/EEC these database maintenance.
13. the official veterinarian at the border inspection post for veterinary control of the products do, which consists of the following tests: 13.1. inspection of documents;
13.2 identity check;
13.3. physical inspection.
14. Official Veterinarian irrespective of the customs-approved treatment or use of goods in each shipment of examination to determine: 14.1 or original veterinary health certificates or other documents accompanying the consignment the information corresponds to the information given in accordance with paragraph 8 of these rules;
14.2. the certificates or other documents accompanying the consignment and information on products that are intended for the release for free circulation, to offer the necessary guarantees.
15. the official veterinarian shall (except in the case of a third country entering the goods are transhipped in the territory of Latvia and the cargo brought back):

15.1. each cargo identity check to verify the conformity of the products with the information provided in the accompanying certificates or load cargo accompanying documents. Except the checks, carried out large amounts of goods in accordance with the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 October 2002, Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002/EC laying down health rules concerning animal by-products not intended for human consumption (hereinafter a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council 1774/2002/EC) and the legislation on veterinary requirements for trade in products of animal origin (which introduces the Council 1992, 17 December Directive 92/118/EEC laying down animal health and public health requirements governing trade in and imports into the community, are not covered by such requirements for specific Community rules referred to in Annex A to Directive 89/662/EEC, part I, and, as regards pathogens, in specific Community rules referred to in Directive 90/425/EEC, requirements). Identity checks: 15.1.1. check that containers are imported products of animal origin, and make sure that it is not the cargo security, strengthened by the official veterinarian or the competent authority, or the information specified in the attached document or information provided in the certificate;
15.1.2. in other cases: all product types 15.1.2.1. check the seal, special labelling and health marking, which indicates the country of origin and the company, and their compliance with the certificate or accompanying document specified;
15.1.2.2. packed or packaged products, check the health mark in accordance with the labelling of animal products;
15.2. subject to these regulations, paragraph 16, of cargo each physical check: 15.2.1 to verify that products comply with the statutory requirements and are to be used according to the accompanying certificate or document for the stated purpose;
15.2.2. by means of laboratory tests or on the basis of the food and veterinary service determine the frequency of sampling, sampling, the shortest period of time possible, to get the required results;
15.2.3. According to annex 2 of these rules.
16. the competent authority, take the physical examination, the Commission may 20, 1994 decision 94/360/EC on the natural frequency of checks of consignments of certain products from third countries, which is implemented in accordance with Council Directive 90/675/EEC, the requirements for the reduction of physical inspections of the products that are imported from third countries.
17. upon completion of the required veterinary checks the official veterinarian, the shipment of the products according to specific model, referred to in Commission Regulation 136/2004/EC establishing a Community border inspection posts shall lay down the procedures for veterinary checks on products imported from third countries in annex 3 of the common veterinary entry document, certifying the results of the control.
18. the total of the veterinary import documents are with the load: 18.1 as long as cargo under customs supervision, in which case the common veterinary entry document is a reference to the customs documents;
18.2. in the case of products put into free circulation, to the first mentioned company law on the veterinary control arrangements for trade with Member States of the European Union (which implements Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to establishing the internal market requirements), or to the first destination Center, or organization referred to in the law on veterinary requirements for trade in products of animal origin (which introduces the Council 26 June 1990 directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market).
19. If the shipment is divided into several parts, the common veterinary entry document is issued separately for each part of the goods and it is together with the cargo according to these rules 17 and 18.
20. Each consignment intended for import into the territory of Latvia, accompanied by a veterinary health certificate or original veterinary documents or other laws and regulations of the original documents that the veterinary control of the transport, the competent authority at the border inspection post stores.
21. If the consignment comply with the import requirements, the official veterinarian at the border inspection post based on the veterinary control, issued by the person responsible for the load, the veterinary health certificate and a copy of the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these regulations and which contains that shipment complies with the veterinary import requirements.
22. each cargo that is carried from a third country and which are to be imported into the territory of Latvia, according to the provisions under point 15 above requirements take the identity check and the physical examination.
23. the Customs authorities shall authorize the shipment if, without prejudice to the customs rules and in accordance with the agreement of the competent authority with the cooperation of the customs authority, is not evidence that the veterinary checks have been carried out and obtained satisfactory results, as well as the total issued the veterinary import documents as referred to in paragraph 17 of these regulations, and it is for the competent authority guarantees that the fee for veterinary control is covered or will be covered under the legislation on fresh meat and poultry inspections and tests on health financing (which implementing Council Directive 85/73/EEC on the fresh meat and poultry inspections and tests on health financing (hereinafter referred to as Council Directive 85/73).
24. the products for which the customs-approved treatment or use of goods does not meet these rules 20, 21, 22 and 23 (unless it does not destroy or send back), take the identity check and a physical check in order to determine their compliance with import requirements.
25. A border inspection post, which take control of products of animal origin, comply with the following requirements: 25.1. it is located near the Latvian border crossing point, where is established by the customs authority in accordance with the Council Regulation No. 2913/92/EEC, article 38 (1) of the first paragraph "a" and "b". If necessary, on the basis of the geographical limitation (landing ship dock or vessel path), a border inspection post may be located some distance from the border crossing points and the transport of goods by rail, it can be deployed and transfer to the station, which is determined by the food and veterinary service;
25.2. the border control point is under the supervision of the official veterinarian, who shall be responsible for veterinary checks and a database renewals. The official veterinarian may be assisted by specially trained technical staff who work under the supervision of the official veterinarian.
26. to include the border inspection posts approved in the list, it must meet the requirements of these provisions and it is audited by the European Commission experts may, in cooperation with the food and veterinary service.
27. the territory of Latvia recognised in the list of border inspection posts shall be prepared according to the requirements of the European Commission, and it can be done as follows: 27.1. supplement with new border inspection posts: 27.1.1. when proposing a food and veterinary service;
27.1.2. If these provisions are met, paragraph 26;
27.2. a border inspection post shall be deleted from the list, if the food and veterinary service check reveals that it does not comply with the provisions of annex 1 of these requirements, or if after the provision referred to in paragraph 5, which checks for a fixed period, the European Commission does not take into account the results of the verification, especially if the tests found serious risk to human or animal health.
28. food and veterinary service, based on human or animal health, may suspend the operation of the border inspection post shall immediately inform the European Commission and the other Member States of the suspension and the reasons for it. The crossing point after the fixing of the infringements detected may be included in a list under this rule 27.1. the requirements referred to in point.
29. the official veterinarian shall send further information food and veterinary service of the Member State of the European Union or the control authority authorised to carry out the monitoring of the company receiving the cargo using the electronic information exchange system (Animo), if: 29.1. the products are intended for Latvia or another Member State, or the country in which the law is subject to special requirements;
29.2. samples have been taken, but when the vehicle leaves the border inspection post, not yet aware of the study results;
29.3. products intended for specific purposes in accordance with the laws and regulations governing animal or animal product movement, is scheduled to be introduced into Latvia or another Member State of the European Union or in a part thereof.

30. Each of these regulations and section 29.1. the load 3. intended for another Member State of the European Union, but are imported through Latvian territory in the border inspection post, the official veterinarian at the border inspection post, a documentary, identity and physical checks pursuant to this provision, paragraph 14 and 15, to check the conformity of the consignment concerned laws and requirements which apply in the Member State of destination or the country.
31. The hunted wild animal meat, imported unskinned, identity and physical checks carried out independently from the addition to residues of veterinary control and examination as laid down in the legislation on residue control and legislation on wild game meat hygiene requirements, processing and preparation for distribution. To the destination company meat delivered to customs supervision in accordance with the provisions of section 37.1. together with the common veterinary entry document. The test results shall be sent to the competent authority responsible for the border inspection post where the products. Taking into account the results of the inspection, you can implement this provision in paragraph 85 and 86 above.
32. If this rule 29.1 and 29.3 in these products are imported through the Latvian border posts in the territory, but the destination is in another Member State, the competent authority according to the competence shall take all measures to ensure the load into the intended Member State of destination.
33. the monitoring of products in accordance with the laws and make the border inspection post through which the consignment enters the territory of the European Union, the destination company delivered in the following order: 33.1. goods delivered under the supervision of the competent authority of the border inspection post through which the consignment enters the territory of the European Union, to the establishment of destination in vehicles or containers watertight with security levied by the competent authority. The products referred to in paragraph 29 of these rules, customs supervision until they are getting sent to the destination together with the control copy T5 shall be approved by the customs officer, and with the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these regulations and which contains the destination of the cargo, as well as, where appropriate, indicate the intended treatment;
33.2. the official veterinarian at the border inspection post concerned by means of the Animo network, the place of origin of the product and its destination shall inform the food and veterinary service, or a Member State of the European Union veterinary authority responsible for the establishment of the place of destination;
33.3. the products are exposed to the plant of destination;
33.4. the destination company or temporary warehouse management shall inform the official veterinarian at the place of destination or in the cases provided for in European Parliament and Council Regulation No 1774/2002/EEC Article 5, paragraph 3, of the official veterinarian responsible for the temporary warehouse on time to your destination. The responsible veterinarian 15 days notify the official veterinarian of the border inspection post, which he announced on consignment. Official veterinarian or for temporary storage to the responsible veterinarian shall carry out periodical checks in order to verify the delivery of the products, the destination organization, and examined the records of incoming shipments.
34. where a border inspection post competent authority has evidence that the laws and regulations in accordance with the procedure laid down by the food and veterinary service recognized the company's products are not declared destination, the competent authority shall be the person responsible for the carriage of goods, the application of the statutory administrative penalties.
35. The food and veterinary service of the European Commission's food and veterinary service in the list of companies.
III. requirements for product handling its load 36. identity check and physical examination at the border inspection post of entry, but that was intended to be put into free circulation through other border inspection posts located in Latvia or in the territory of another Member State, take the border inspection post of destination, if transport is by air or ship.
37. A border inspection post through which the consignment enters the territory of Latvia shall carry out the following controls: 37.1. when goods transhipped from one aircraft to another or from one vessel to another within the same port or airport customs area, either directly or after unloading port or airport in the territory for a period which is shorter than this provision 37.2.1. the minimum period referred to in point a, the person responsible for the load shall inform the competent authority. In exceptional cases, where there is a risk to human or animal health, the competent authority may carry out a check of the shipment on the basis of the certificate of origin or veterinary document, or any other original or copy of the document accompanying the consignment concerned;
37.2. If the shipment is unloaded from the aircraft or ship: cargo stored maximum 37.2.1. and the minimum period prescribed Commission December 16, 1999 in decision 2000/25/EC concerning the transhipment of products at a border inspection post, if they are to be imported into the European Union, under the supervision of the competent authorities of the port or airport customs area to shipping to another border inspection post by aircraft or ship;
37.2.2. this rule 37.1. referred to;
37.2.3. If there is a possible threat to human or animal health, take the cargo identity and physical checks.
IV. control of transit goods 38. subject to the requirements of European Union Member States through which transit cargo is being sent, the competent authority shall permit to send freight from one third country to another third country provided that: 38.1. shipment is sent from a third country from which imports are not prohibited products on the territory of the European Union, and the shipment is intended for another third country. The competent authority may derogate from this requirement provided the cargo in accordance with the provisions of section 37.1. transhipped from one aircraft to another or from one vessel to another within the same port or airport customs area to be transferred without further stop on the territory of Latvia;
38.2. such transit has been previously authorised by the official veterinarian and cargo coming in first in the territory of Latvia at the border inspection post;
38.3. the person responsible for the load undertakes in writing in advance of the relevant products in case of scrapping to take back and dispose of the goods in accordance with this provision, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76 and 77. point.
39. for Transit of goods show a border veterinary control with up to 20 of these regulations accompanied by the documents mentioned in the paragraph, if needed — along with this document translations.
40. A border inspection post shall take the products of the documentary check and identity check. The competent authority may take these checks, if the load led by aircraft or ship and unloaded their: 24.9.. In this case, take control of the manifest;
40.2. transhipped from one aircraft to another or from one vessel to another within the same port or airport customs area, as specified in this rule 37.1. above.
41. If there is a threat to human or animal health, or of suspected irregularities, take the physical examination of cargo.
42. If the shipment is sent by road, rail or by waterway through the territories of Latvia, such: 42.1. customs supervision in accordance with direct transit (T1) procedure referred to in Council Regulation No 2913/92/EEC, sent to the place of exit from the European Union, together with the documents referred to in paragraph 39 of these regulations, and the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these regulations and which contains the border inspection post through which goods exported from the European Union;
26.2. transported in vehicles or containers which imposed loads, unloaded and distributed the products after they leave the border inspection post. Handling during transport is not allowed;
26.3. passing through the crossing point of the territory of the European Union no later than 30 days after leaving the border inspection post through which the goods are imported.
43. Official Veterinarian who authorises the transport by means of the Animo network, inform about the shipment of official veterinarian at the border inspection post through which the goods leave the territory of the European Union.
44. At the border inspection post through which the goods leave the territory of the European Union, the official veterinarian of the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these regulations, shall certify that the goods have been exported, and by fax or otherwise transmit a copy of the document the border inspection post through which the consignment was imported into the territory of the European Union. If the official veterinarian at the border inspection post through which the consignment enters the territory of the European Union, does not receive information about the products from the territory of the European Union, the time limit set out in that rule 26.3., he informed the customs authority, if necessary, carry out an investigation to determine the actual destination of the products.

45. All expenditure incurred by following the requirements in this section shall be borne by the person responsible for the load or his representative. Expenses are not reimbursed from public funds in Latvia on the basis of the requirements laid down in the laws on fresh meat and poultry inspections and tests on health financing (implementing Council Directive 85/73/EEC in article 1).
V. veterinary control of free zones, free warehouses and customs warehouses 46. Shipment, imported from a third country and which is intended for importation into the free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse may be let in under Council regulation 2913/92EEK, if it is agreed by the competent authority and the person responsible for the load has declared beforehand: 46.1. that the products concerned are intended for imports into the European Union. Unless explicitly indicated, believe that the use of the products are to be imported into the territory of the European Union;
46.2. the products comply with import requirements.
47. At the border inspection post through which the consignment enters the territory of the European Union, make this provision in paragraph 46, the documentary, identity and physical checks to determine whether or not the products comply with the import requirements. If the check reveals that the product does not meet import requirements, the physical check is not performed, except in the case of suspected animals or human health risks. Such goods adds this provision 20. documents referred to, if necessary, together with a translation of the documents.
48. If you make a documentary, identity and physical checks, establishes that the product meets the requirements of entry, the official veterinarian of the border inspection post shall issue the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these rules. The official veterinarian of the border inspection post and the Customs authorities permit into the warehouse, free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse. The following products are recognised as suitable for the release for free circulation in the territory of the European Union.
49. If this provision 47. the checks referred to in paragraph 1 finds that the products concerned do not meet import requirements, the official veterinarian of the border inspection post shall issue the common veterinary entry document referred to in paragraph 17 of these rules. The official veterinarian of the border inspection post and the Customs authorities permit into the warehouse, free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse only if the following requirements are met: 49.1. the products are transported from a third country from which imports are not prohibited on animal products in the territory of the European Union, and they are intended for another third country;
30.6. the warehouse in a free zone, free warehouse and the customs warehouse is a food and veterinary service identified and meet the following requirements: 49.2.1. it is concluded in the area at the point of constantly controlled. Control provides a warehouse management. If the warehouse is located in the free zone, then the whole area is sealed, and it is a permanent customs control;
49.2.2. compliance to laws and requirements for the storage of the products concerned;
49.2.3. they are carried out, in which the daily records of all cargo entering or leaving them in warehouses, loading each existing product specifications and quantity, as well as the recipient and the address. This data is stored in three years;
49.2.4. it is a storage or refrigeration rooms where it is possible to separately store the products which do not comply with the regulatory requirements. The competent authority may permit the store to the laws and requirements of the non-compliant products in the same premises of the warehouse, where the products concerned are kept in a separate locked locations;
49.2.5. There is room for the personnel who carry out veterinary controls.
50. If this provision 47. the checks referred to in paragraph 1 reveals that the person responsible for the load has provided incorrect information, then forwards the goods or disposed of in accordance the requirements referred to in this provision of 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76 and 77, paragraph.
51. The food and veterinary service shall take all necessary measures to: ensure the recognition of warehouse 51.1. compliance with the requirements;
51.2. veterinary requirements do not prevent the corresponding products in the same premises or places where the requirements referred to in the corresponding stored products;
51.3. ensure effective receipt and shipment of products in inventory control and supervision of access time. This is particularly true for products that do not meet the requirements of the law, because such products may not be removed from the premises or parts of their stores without the consent of the competent authority;
51.4. carry out all necessary checks and eliminate the products stored in the warehouse of the replacement or conversion of any changes to the packaging market, preparation or processing.
52. the competent authority, based on human or animal health, refuse entry to a customs warehouse, free warehouse or free zone, if they do not meet the conditions laid down in the laws of Latvia.
53. The shipment may not be introduced into the free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse, if it is not imposed on the customs security.
54. Products which do not comply with the requirements of the law, may be exported from a free zone, a free warehouse or a customs warehouse only for transfer to a third country or to a warehouse under this provision, 60, 61, 62, 63 and 64. point or, if: 54.1. the transfer to a third country is in accordance with this provision and in 38.3 39, 42, 43 and 44 of those requirements;
33.7. sending to a warehouse as referred to in this provision, 60, 61, 62, 63 and 64, carried out in direct transit (T1) the customs control procedure and that rule 61.1. in the certificate referred to in subparagraph specifies the storage name and location;
54.3. transport to the disposal site is performed after denaturing of the products concerned.
55. The load transmitted, provided that the transport takes place under the supervision of the competent authority, without unloading the goods, vehicles or containers watertight with competent authorities impose cargo security. The following goods may be moved from one warehouse in a free zone, free warehouse or customs warehouse to another.
56. All expenditure incurred pursuant to this rule 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55 above, including the related control and inspection costs, shall be borne by the person responsible for the load.
57. The food and veterinary service of the European Commission presented the list, stating: 57.1. free zones, free warehouses and customs warehouses as referred to in paragraph 52 of these rules;
57.2. suppliers referred to in paragraph 60 of these regulations.
58. If these provisions are not complied with, 47, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55 above requirements and conditions for warehouses, food and veterinary service suspended or revoked your approval referred to in those provisions, 30.6 and shall inform the European Commission and the other Member States of such decision.
59. If irregularities resulting from intentional or gross negligence, the person responsible for the carriage of goods, the competent authority of export cargo from the warehouse applied the statutory administrative penalties.
Vi. Ship supply 60 persons who directly supply cross border sea ships (hereinafter supplier) with this Regulation referred to in paragraph 49 products for consumption by the crew and passengers shall comply with the following requirements: 60.1. they follow that rule 46 and 47 points, 49.1., 49.2.2., 49.2.3. and 49.2.4., 51, 52, 53 and 56 of the type referred to in paragraph 1;
60.2. recorded their activities in food and veterinary service;
60.3. the supply of such products, not intended for processing, unless the raw products comply with the law;
60.4. it is sealed product storage facilities where the entry and exit points under the permanent control of the person responsible. If the warehouse is located in the free zone, then the whole area is sealed and is under permanent customs control;
60.5. undertakes not to put these terms in paragraph 49 of the said products for consumption in the territory of the European Union;
60.6. as soon as possible, notify the competent authority of the transfer of the product to the warehouse under this provision in 60.4.
61. the supplier referred to in paragraph 60 of these regulations: 61.1. in direct delivery to a marine vessel or to a specially approved warehouse in the port of destination, provided that measures are taken to ensure that the products concerned under no circumstances leave the port zone for another destination. The transport of products from the warehouse to the port of destination customs supervision in accordance with direct transit procedure (T1), adding that veterinary certificates for external shipping supplies intended for shipment and production who filled in in accordance with the legislation on veterinary control methods, testing the products from third countries destined for introduction into free zones, free warehouses, customs warehouses or operators supplying cross-border marine vessels;

61.2. prior notification to the competent authority of the port zone of monitoring which the products are delivered and the destination port in the Member States of the European Union, the competent authorities of the date of dispatch of the products and their destination;
38.1. provide official proof that the products have reached the destination;
61.4. consumption of imported and exported goods. The registry provides the ability to check the cargo portion of the store. The information stored in the registry at least three years.
62. the supplier shall ensure that they do not supply the ships with the products which do not comply with the legislation requirements, with the exception of the products to the needs of passengers and crew outside the territory of the European Union's coastal zones.
63. Not later than the date of dispatch of the products, the competent authority at the border inspection post in the port area by means of the Animo network, announces the product of destination is a Member State of the European Union to the competent authority concerned, informing it of the place of destination of the products.
64. If the conditions of this chapter are not complied with, the food and veterinary service reverses this rule 60.2. referred to registration and shall inform the European Commission and the other Member States.
VII. Veterinary inspection requirements for the products reimported goods 65. Cargo that originate in Latvia or another Member State of the European Union and the introduction of which refused by a third country, may be brought back if: 65.1. cargo has attached the following documents: 65.1.1. veterinary health certificate original or copy certified by the authority which issued the certificate accompanying the products, together with details of the reasons for the refusal and a guarantee that the conditions are met that define the storage and transport of products, stating that the products concerned have not undergone any handling;
65.1.2. carrier's certificate is issued stating that the content has not been handled or unloaded;
65.2. the product document and identity check and that rule 78, 79 and 80 in the cases provided for in paragraph — the physical check;
65.3. the carriage of goods in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 33 of the above conditions shall be returned directly to the establishment of origin in the European Union in the territory of the Member State which issued the veterinary health certificate, and if in the case of transit through the territory of another Member State in the border inspection post of the Member State where the official veterinarian in the area of cargo coming in first, back into the previously allowed on behalf of all Member States through which the consignment is to be carried.
66. The competent authority may object to a European Union origin cargo the re-entry, which is refused by a third country, if the authority which issued the original certificate, veterinary health, has agreed to take back the goods and conditions are met, referred to in paragraph 65 of these regulations.
67. This rule 65 and 66 above situation products returned, taking into account the conditions to ensure the transport to the undertaking of origin in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 33 of the procedures laid down in the watertight vehicles, for which the competent authority has imposed security, so that when you open the container, it is damaged.
68. Official Veterinarian who authorizes the transport by means of the Animo network, inform the Member States of the European Union, the destination of the relevant competent authority.
69. All expenditure incurred pursuant to this provision, 65, 66, 67 and 68 of the requirements, including the related control and inspection costs, in accordance with the principles laid down in the legislation of fresh meat and poultry inspections and tests on health financing (implementing Council Directive 85/73/EEC Article 1 requirements) shall be borne by the person responsible for the load.
VIII. Action in the event of infringements of the provisions of the 70. If animal products imported into Latvia, not showing it to the veterinary control (under this rule 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15 the requirements referred to in paragraph), it shall be seized and the food and veterinary service shall decide on the destruction in accordance with the provisions of point or transferred to 71.2 in accordance with the provisions of section 71.1..
71. where the competent authority carrying out the checks referred to in these provisions, finds that the products do not meet import requirements, or finds other irregularities, so after consultation with the person responsible for the load shall decide whether: 71.1.60 days to send the products outside the territory of the European Union through the same border inspection post agreed with the person responsible for the load, using the same vehicle If the sending back allows the veterinary control and health requirements. In such cases, the official veterinarian at the border inspection post: 71.1.1. key information about the procedures carried out pursuant to Council decision 92/438/EEC Article 1;
71.1.2. The European Commission's order cancels the loading of the veterinary health certificate or other supporting documents for the cargo would not be possible to import via another border inspection post;
71.2. the products shall be destroyed in accordance with the laws and requirements for the destruction of animal products, processing and circulation, if return is not possible or this rule 71.1. the deadline referred to in, or the person responsible for the carriage of goods, concurs.
72. the competent body to this provision the products referred to in paragraph 71 of the transfer or withdrawal of approval of their causes in the supervision of the competent authority, the person responsible for the load.
73. If this rule 70 and 71 above checks reveal violations of the laws or their repeated violations of these rules shall apply, 85.5 and 86 above.
74. This provision 71. paragraph 1 shall not apply where the competent authority has authorized to use the products in accordance with European Parliament and Council Regulation 1774/2002/EC, unless there is a threat to human and animal health.
75. the Person responsible for the load shall be liable for the costs incurred in the transfer or destruction of goods or using the product for other purposes.
76. If a violation is found, caused deliberately or by serious negligence, the competent authority of the person responsible for the load applied to the statutory administrative penalties.
77. The exchange of information with the Member States and the European Commission on veterinary checks carried out in accordance with Council decision 92/438/EEC.
IX. The official veterinarian or the competent authority, if the product is suspected non-compliance with legislation requirements 78. If a product is suspected non-compliance with health regulations, the official veterinarian or the competent authority shall carry out any veterinary checks, which are considered adequate to confirm or eliminate the suspicion: 78.1. product identity or actual destination;
78.2. product corresponds to the guarantees laid down in the legislation for the control of the subject of the kind of product;
78.3. compliance with laws and regulations to the requirements of animal or public health guarantees.
79. Check products remain under the supervision of the competent authority to check results.
80. the official veterinarian or the competent authority on the basis of the provisions referred to in paragraph 78 of the suspicion, strengthening the control of the same origin and followed this in paragraph 73.
X 81. security measures. If any of these rules in the inspections carried out show that the shipment could pose a threat to animal or public health, the competent authority shall immediately take the following measures: 81.1. confiscated and destroyed the goods concerned;
81.2. in accordance with the legislation requirements shall inform the rest of the European Union existing border inspection posts and the Commission pursuant to Council decision 92/438/EEC.
82. If food and veterinary service official to inform the European Commission of the need to take security measures, but the European Commission is not applied, the food and veterinary service may introduce temporary security measures for the products concerned, informing the other Member States.
83. If food and veterinary service, on the basis of tests carried out on the product at the point of sale, concluded that these provisions not be adhered to in any border inspection post or other European Union Member State in the territory of the customs warehouse, free zone or free warehouse, it shall immediately communicate with the European Union, the central authority of a Member State shall take the necessary measures and inform the food and veterinary service of the checks carried out, the decisions taken and their rationale.
84. If the food and veterinary service considers that the measures introduced are not sufficient, it jointly with the European Union, the competent authority of the Member State shall examine possible solutions and, if necessary, visit the Member State concerned.
XI. Additional veterinary control 85. If the checks referred to in these provisions, you suspect that a breach of legislation in the veterinary field, or repeated infringements are detected, the competent authority for the products concerned and their origin: 85.1. inform the European Commission, specifying the characteristics of products and goods concerned;

85.2. make all the same kind of products, detaining tighter controls at the border inspection post next 10 the same kind of goods, which a physical check of the products, including sampling and laboratory examinations stipulated in annex 2 of these rules. Cargo agent or person responsible for the load shall lodge a security for costs of the inspection. If the controls reveal non-conformity with the law, with the relevant goods or goods not part of the Act in accordance with this provision and in 71.1 71.2. these requirements.
85.3. inform the European Commission of the results of controls and, on this basis, carry out an investigation to determine the causes of the irregularities and the origin.
86. If checks reveal that has exceeded the maximum residue levels, make this provision referred to 85.2. control.
XII. concluding question 87. Regulations shall enter into force by 1 May 2004.
Informative reference to European Union directive rules included provisions deriving from Council of 18 December 1997 Directive 97/78/EC fixing the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks on products entering the community from third countries.
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 18 March 2004, regulations No 147 conditions border posts through which are imported in Latvia, products of animal origin from third countries at the border inspection post for veterinary control of products is recognized in this annex if it complies with the minimum requirements laid down in and contains: 1. Appropriate professional qualifications acquired by staff who is competent to perform: 1. load the attached document (public health or animal health certificate and the other the statutory documents);
1.2. the random sampling of consignments of products that are presented at a border inspection post, as well as sample preparation.
2. Ensure that official veterinarians and professional trained auxiliary staff in number according to the controlled product flows.
3. Enough room staff, which is responsible for carrying out veterinary checks.
4. Sanitary facilities and equipment to perform a regular analysis and take samples in accordance with the requirements of this regulation.
5. Sanitary premises and equipment for sampling and preparation of regular inspection (microbiological standards).
6. Specialized laboratory service which can perform specific tests at this border inspection post delivered samples.
7. premises and stores where you can store a portion of the cargo take laboratory investigations, and products whose release for free circulation not authorised by the official veterinarian of the border inspection post.
8. Appropriate technical support operational exchange of information on veterinary checks, in particular with other border inspection posts.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 18 March 2004, regulations No 147 product physical check 1. Products of animal origin purpose is physical inspection to make sure by checking the third country of origin guarantees the certified that the products meet veterinary certificate or document for that use and during transport of the product has changed their initial state, guaranteed.
2. Physical checks shall be carried out using: 2.1 an organoleptic examination — inspection smelled, consistency, taste;
2.2. simple physical or chemical tests: cutting, temper, Cook;
2.3. laboratory tests to detect: 2.3.1 residues;
2.3.2. pathogens;
2.3.3. impurities;
2.3.4. the evidence that points to the changes.
3. Regardless of the type of products: 3.1. transport and vehicle inspection requirements, to identify the possible irregularities in the temperature mode in non-compliance;
3.2. comparison of the actual weight of the consignment with the veterinary certificate or document specified and, if necessary, weigh all the consignment;
3.3. Verify all packaging materials and labels on them (seals, labels), in order to ensure compliance with the regulatory requirements for product labelling;
3.4. organoleptic checks before and physical, chemical and laboratory tests to check the entire kit or samples of the packaging, if the product is not packaged;
3.5. checking out the entire set of samples taken from the cargo, which, if necessary, may be partially unloaded, to ensure that you reach all parts of it. Packaged or packed products of 1% or at least two (maximum: 10) individual items/packages, but if the product is not packaged, from different parts of the cargo having at least five samples. The competent authority depending on the products and conditions may require more extensive checks;
3.6. where random laboratory tests that can not provide immediate results, and if there is no immediate risk to human or animal health, the shipment may not be detained at the border until the results of the examination. If laboratory tests are carried out, in suspected irregularity or previous tests have been positive results, shipments must not release until you get to the negative results of the test;
3.7. the vehicle shall be fully unloaded only in the following cases: 3.7.1. loading is carried out only partially, so that when unloading the products, it is not possible to access the entire consignment;
3.7.2. the inspections have revealed violations;
3.7.3. in the previous post there have been abuses;
3.7.4. the official veterinarian suspects irregularities;
3.8. physical examination completed by the competent authority certifying test, concluding and officially stamping all the opened packages and all open containers and railway wagons impose cargo security. Cargo security number records the common veterinary entry document.
Minister of agriculture m. rose