Veterinary Requirements For Movement Of Bovine And Porcine

Original Language Title: Veterinārās prasības govju un cūku apritei

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 301 of 2004 in Riga on April 13 (Mon. No 21 51) veterinary requirements for bovine and porcine movement Issued in accordance with article 25 of the law of veterinary medicine of i. General questions 1. establishes the health requirements in bovine and swine, excluding feral pigs, movement between the Member States of the European Union (hereinafter referred to as Member States). 2. the terms used in the rules: 2.1. storage — agricultural or animal dealer structure of space or in the territory of another Member State, where there are bred or regular animals referred to in these provisions;
2.2. the herd — in these regulations referred to species or groups, which are kept on the holding of as one epidemiological unit. If shed kept several flocks, each of these herds shall form a single epidemiological unit, and all animals have the same health status;
2.3. animals for slaughter-cow (including Bison Bison and Bubalus Bubalus varieties) or a pig, which is expected to be taken to a slaughterhouse, either directly or through an Assembly Centre;
2.4. breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for animals — cows (including Bison Bison and Bubalus Bubalus varieties) and pigs, which are not intended for slaughter but are intended for breeding, milk or meat, for work, for play or exhibitions (except animals taking part in cultural and sporting events);
2.5. official veterinarian: a food and veterinary service of the veterinary inspector or a food and veterinary service veterinarian or the competent authority of another Member State by an official veterinarian;
2.6. the competent authority of a Member State, the body which the Member State veterinary supervision and control, or other authority to which it has delegated such functions;
2.7. mandatory registerable bovine and porcine diseases — this provision in annex 1 of the disease;
2.8. collection Center-housing, cows or pigs collection points and markets in which the cows or pigs from different sites are grouped together to form consignments movement in the territory of a Member State;
2.9. a recognized collection — the spaces in which the cows or pigs from different sites are grouped to form trade with Member States of consignments;
2.10. trader: any natural or legal person who, for commercial purposes, buying and selling cows and pigs, or is regular and/or bovine and pig circulation not later than 30 days sell buy cows and/or pigs 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;
2.11. recognized storage — storage, which is included in the European Commission recognized monitoring network system, the purpose of which is to create the official classification of holdings, check regularly whether the accommodation meets the assigned classification, as well as to collect epidemiological data and to carry out disease control to ensure compliance with the regulations of the accommodation requirements. II. Health requirements for bovine and porcine movement 3. Trade between Member States may be made with cows and pigs which satisfy the requirements of this regulation. 4. Cows, pigs, as well as accommodation, collection centres and commercial premises to be used in the register, but cows and pigs also stands in accordance with the laws and regulations on animal, herd and the registration of holdings and identification of animals, with the exception of the provisions referred to in point 5.5. 5. Trade in bovine animals and swine meet the following requirements: 5.1 cows and pigs have been identified;
5.2. the cows and pigs 24 hours before loading clinically investigated by the official veterinarian, and this time they do not observe the infectious or contagious disease-specific clinical signs;
5.3. cows and pigs are not out of the housing or location that is subject to a prohibition for animal health reasons or restriction in accordance with European Union legislation;
5.4. cows and pigs are identified;
5.5. cows are marked according to the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 July 2000, in Regulation (EC) No 1760/2000, which establishes a system for the identification and registration of bovine animals and sets the labelling of beef and beef products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 820/97, the requirements;
5.6. cows and pigs not intended for slaughter in accordance with infectious or contagious disease eradication programme and are not subject to restrictions under that programme. 6. Cows and pigs after leaving nosūtītājnovietn and before the importation in the Member State of destination does not come into contact with cloven-hoofed animals that have a different health status. 7. the cows and the pigs are transported in the vehicle, subject to the provisions of Chapter VI and regulations on animal transport requirements. 8. Transport of cows and pigs, they have a veterinary health certificate (annex 2). The veterinary health certificate meets the following requirements: 8.1 that is presented on one or more sheets of paper. If the veterinary health certificate consists of two or more pages, then on each page indicate the health (health) the serial number of the certificate;
8.2. it is filled in a cow or pig health check day;
8.3. the information is the national language and in one of the official languages of the Member State of destination;
8.4. it is valid for 10 days. 9. The rules referred to in paragraph 8.2. bovine and swine health check nosūtītājnovietn or in the collection centre shall take the official veterinarian. 10. The cows and pigs, which are exported to another Member State of collection centres, recognised by the veterinary health certificate completed by the collection centre on the basis of the nosūtītājnovietn of bovine or swine veterinarian official document that contains veterinary health certificate to fill out the required information, or a veterinary health certificate issued by the official veterinarian of the nosūtītājnovietn, who fully completed and approved veterinary health certificate part A and B. 11. If the cows and pigs to other Member States leave the recognized sites, veterinary health certificate completed by holding, on the basis of the nosūtītājnovietn of bovine or swine veterinarian official document that contains veterinary health certificate to fill out the required information, or a veterinary health certificate issued by the official veterinarian of the nosūtītājnovietn, who fully completed and approved veterinary health certificate part A and B. 12.10 and 11 of these rules in the cases referred to in paragraph official veterinarian makes sure that the European Union the statutory provision of additional guarantees. 13. the official veterinarian shall take all the necessary Assembly Centre for imported bovine and porcine. 14. the official veterinarian, who fills in the veterinary health certificate (C), the date of issue of the certificate of the bovine and porcine movements recorded in the computerised system linking veterinary authorities in the countries to facilitate the exchange of information between the sending State and the competent authorities of the country of destination (Animo). 15. the cows and pigs before the importation in the Member State of destination may transit through the collection, stationed in another Member State (hereinafter referred to as the collection of transit center), subject to the following conditions: 15.1 the veterinary health certificate fully completed in cows or pigs in the official veterinarian of the Member;
15.2. for transit collection centre responsible official veterinarian fills out a second veterinary health certificate and specify the rules referred to in paragraph 15.1 the health (health) the serial number of the certificate;
15.3. led the cows and pigs from the transit center, they have a collection of both veterinary health certificate original or official veterinarian based on a completed veterinary health certificate and the collection of transit center filled the responsible official veterinarian veterinary health certificate certified copy thereof. III. Additional health requirements for breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for movement of bovine and porcine 16. Trade in breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for cows and pigs subject to the following additional requirements: 16.1. before loading for export to another Member State the cows and pigs, 30 days, or since birth if they are less than 30 days, staying in one nosūtītājnovietn. Official veterinarian on the basis of the document accompanying the bovine or swine (veterinary health certificates or official veterinarian of nosūtītājnovietn documents, which contain veterinary health certificate to fill out the necessary information) and animal designations, make sure that the cows and the pigs meets this condition and is imported from a Member State or imported from a third country in accordance with the regulations laid down by the veterinary requirements;

16.2. the cows and the pigs from the nosūtītājnovietn led in the territory of the transit through the Member deployed recognised collection centre, outside of nosūtītājnovietn must not be longer than six days. 17. If Latvia is a country of transit, breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for cows and pigs in the European Union have been imported from a third country, delivered in the Member State of destination together with the veterinary health certificate laid down in the model law on the veterinary control arrangements, Latvia imported animals from third countries. 18. Latvia may be imported for breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for cows and swine from third countries, if they meet the requirements of this regulation. Imported cows and pigs may not be put in the herd until the veterinarian responsible for the holding makes sure that they do not endanger the animal health situation of the holding. Storage, which are imported from a third country to import cow or pig, 30 days may not carry out trade with the existing cows or pigs, except that if the imported cow or pig kept separate from the rest of the animals in the holding. 19. Between Member States may be marketed for breeding and/or acquisition of products of animal origin intended for cows, subject to the following requirements: 19.1. cows are from a herd that is free of tuberculosis (bovine herd which satisfies the requirements of the laws and procedures by which their infectious disease prevention and control, with which both animal and ill people);
19.2. bovine animals over six weeks, 30 days prior to leaving the herd of origin take intratuberkulīn test must obtain a negative result. The test is not carried out, Intratuberkulīn bovine animals come from a Member State or part of the territory of a Member State which has been free of tuberculosis or running recognized the program for monitoring of tuberculosis;
19.3. non-castrated bulls is from a herd which is officially brucellosis-free bovine (cow herds, which meets the requirements of the laws and procedures by which their infectious disease prevention and control, with which both animal and ill people);
19.4. the uncastrated bulls that are older than 12 months, 30 days prior to leaving the herd of origin shall investigate the serum agglutination method (or another of the Standing Veterinary Committee approved method of determining the presence of brucellosis agents) to score less than 30 international of agglutination per millilitre. The study did not castrated bulls that are older than 12 months and is from a Member State or part of the territory of the Member State which has been free of brucellosis, or running a program recognized by the monitoring of brucellosis;
19.5. cows are from a herd that is free from enzootic bovine leukosis (herd, which comply with the laws and requirements of enzootic bovine leucosis procedure for the prevention and eradication);
12.2. the cows over the age of 12 months, 30 days prior to leaving the herd of origin investigated on an individual basis by the Immunodiffusion method (or ELISA), which must have produced negative results. The study does not take cows over the age of 12 months and is from a Member State or part of the territory of the Member State which has been free from enzootic bovine leukosis (Member State or part of the territory of a Member State which comply with the laws and requirements of enzootic bovine leucosis procedure for the prevention and combating of) or the running program recognized for enzootic bovine leukosis surveillance;
19.7. cows between nosūtītājnovietn's leaving and entering the Member State of destination does not come into contact with bovine animals which do not fulfil the requirements referred to in this paragraph. IV. Additional health requirements for bovine animals for slaughter and the movement of pigs for slaughter 20 cows may be exported to another Member State, if they are from a herd which is free from tuberculosis and enzootic bovine leukosis. Not to slaughter the castrated bulls may leave to another Member State, if they are from a herd which is officially brucellosis-free. 21. Slaughter cows and pigs after importation in Latvia led to the slaughterhouse, killed 72 hours after arrival at the slaughterhouse. 22. Slaughter cows and pigs after importation in Latvia leads to a recognized collection point after sales directly to the slaughterhouse and be slaughtered within three working days after arrival at the approved Assembly Centre. After leaving the collection centre and recognised prior to entering the slaughterhouse cows do not come into contact with cloven-hoofed animals not complying with the requirements of this regulation. V. requirements Assembly Centre 23. food and veterinary department recognize collection centre, if it meets the following requirements: 23.1. controlled by official veterinarian who shall ensure compliance with these provisions;
23.2. it is situated in an area which is not specified in the ban or restrictions on cattle and/or infectious or contagious swine diseases in accordance with European Union legislation;
23.3. before use it clean and disinfected according to the instructions of the official veterinarian;
23.4. appropriate collection centre for the size of it is: only the collection centre 23.4.1. needs for space;
23.4.2. bovine or swine facilities for loading and unloading from the vehicle, as well as adequate facilities for holding cattle or pigs, feeding, watering and care, which is easy to cleanse and disinfect;
23.4.3. checks the appropriate facilities;
23.4.4. appropriate isolation facilities;
23.4.5. equipment room and cleansing and disinfecting vehicles;
23.4.6. fodder, litter and manure storage suitable sites;
23.4.7. sewage collection system;
23.4.8. official veterinarian provided;
14.6. it takes only marked cows or pigs from herds that are free of tuberculosis, brucellosis and leukosis or slaughter cows and pigs which satisfy the requirements of this regulation. Taking the cows or pigs, the owner or person in charge of the Centre shall ensure that they have the variety and category according to the accompanying documents. 24. food and veterinary service controls the approved Assembly Centre, in order to assess their compliance with the rules referred to in paragraph 23. 25. The collection of the owner or person in charge of the Assembly Centre shall, on the basis of the document accompanying the bovine or pig or a legend, they recorded and shall keep for at least three years the following information: 25.1. Center of cows or pigs imported into the owner's first name, last name, place of origin, bovine receipt and shipment date, number and designation, swine or herd of origin of the consigning establishment identifying registration number and their scheduled destination;
25.2. cows or pigs the registration number of the transporter to the food and Veterinary Service Department and the registration number of the vehicle on which the cows or pigs delivered to collection centre and removed from the collection centre. 26. The food and veterinary service award recognition a number for each approved Assembly Centre. Collection centre can be recognised only in cows or pigs, or cows or pigs the categories collection. The food and veterinary service to the list of recognised collection centre shall be submitted to the European Commission and report any changes in the submitted list. 27. in recognition of the food and veterinary service: 27.1. repealed or annulled, if recognised collection centre does not meet the requirements of these regulations or other laws or regulations on the animal health requirements;
27.2. renewed where it is established that the collection complies with the conditions of these rules. Vi. Requirements for cattle and/or carriers of swine 28. the carrier may carry the cows and pigs, or if it complies with the regulations for animal transport requirements and comply with the following conditions: 28.1. bovine and/or vehicle used for the transport of pigs, which are designed in 28.1.1.: that cows or pigs during transport of slurry, litter or feed cannot leak or fall out of it;
28.1.2. are cleaned and disinfected after every animal transport or shipping of products that may affect bovine or swine health and/, and, if necessary, before each loading of the animals. A vehicle cleansed and disinfected, using food and veterinary service permitted;
28.2. 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 food and veterinary service identified person. 29. the carrier of bovine and/or vehicle used for the transport of pigs in record food and veterinary service of the Department which shall keep for at least three years the following information: bovine or porcine 29.1. the place and date of loading, collection centre or the name and address of the holding;
29.2. cows or pigs landing place and date, the name and address of the consignee;
29.3. the animal species transported and the number;
29.4. bovine or swine in the vehicle used for the transport of the date and place of disinfection;

29.5. details of cows or pigs in the accompanying documents (number, number, place of issue, date and a veterinarian who has fulfilled). 30. the carrier shall ensure that cows and pigs, or after leaving nosūtītājnovietn and before the Member State of destination without coming into contact with animals of a lower health status. 31. the carrier submitted to the food and veterinary service of the territorial unit in writing that: 31.1.-compliance with requirements of this regulation;
31.2. during the transport of animals is responsible for staff, which has a food and veterinary service of legal persons authorised to issue the documents attesting to their professional competence and knowledge necessary for the transport of pigs and cows, and to ensure that animal welfare requirements. VII. Claim of merchant traders registered 32. Food and veterinary service of the territorial unit. Bovine and/or marketing of pigs with the Member States, may take the food and veterinary service recognised dealer. 33. Traders shall comply with the following requirements: 33.1. trading only with identified cows and/or pigs from herds that are free of tuberculosis, brucellosis and leukosis or slaughter cows and/or swine meet the requirements of these regulations;
33.2. ensure that cows and pigs, or it would have identified the market, and during them specific animal species would be necessary for the accompanying documents;
33.3. based on cattle and swine, or accompanying documents, identification or designation, register and shall keep for at least three years the following information: 33.3.1. bovine and/or porcine owner name, place of origin, date of purchase, categories, number of cows and pigs nosūtītājnovietn the designation of origin or of the herd registration number;
33.3.2. bovine and swine, or the registration number of the transporter and the registration number of the vehicle to which the animals are delivered to and taken away;
33.3.3. bovine and/or pig buyer's name and address, and the Member State of destination;
33.3.4. bovine and/or pig transport a copy of the route plan and veterinary health certificate serial number;
33.4. If cows or pigs in staying on the premises. trader: looked after animals trained 33.4.1 animals common that provide this provision, animal housing and welfare;
33.4.2. the official veterinarian shall at regular intervals carry out legislation within certain bovine or swine;
33.4.3. laws are carried out certain measures to prevent the spread of the disease. 34. The food and veterinary service may allow the identification of bovine and porcine beings which do not comply with this provision and in 33.2 33.1. these requirements, if it leads directly to the Member of a slaughterhouse for slaughter as soon as possible to prevent the spread of the disease. The animals referred to in this paragraph must not come into contact with other animals, and are slaughtered separately from other animals. 35. The merchant's business in space comply with the following requirements: 21.8. control of the official veterinarian;
35.2. sited in a part of the territory, which is not subject to prohibition or restriction of infection from bovine animals or pigs or contagious diseases in accordance with the legislation on the Elimination of the outbreak, and the disease prevention;
35.3. According to the size of the room it is: tests for suitable space 35.3.1.;
35.3.2. appropriate isolation facilities;
35.3.3. bovine or swine facilities for unloading from the vehicle, as well as adequate facilities for holding it, feeding, watering and care, which is easy to cleanse and disinfect;
35.3.4. litter and manure storage suitable sites;
35.3.5. sewage collection system;
35.4. before use, they are cleaned and disinfected according to the instructions of the official veterinarian. 36. The merchant and business premises to be used in the recognition granted to the food and veterinary service: 36.1. repealed or annulled, if you do not comply with the requirements of this regulation or other European Union legislation on health limits;
36.2. the renewed where it is established that the trader and the business premises used in fully meeting the requirements of this regulation. VIII. the Action for infringement of the provisions of 37. If the food and veterinary service finds that the failure to comply with or has not complied with these rules, it shall ensure adequate measures are taken to protect animal health and prevent the spread of the disease. Such measures within the food and veterinary service may require: 37.1. stop from bovine animals or pigs transport or deliver them back to the departure site, choosing the shortest path, if it does not endanger the health of cows or pigs or welfare;
37.2. the accommodation of bovine or swine, if their transport is interrupted;
37.3. the slaughter of cows or pigs. For products with action in accordance with the laws and regulations that govern the requirements for fresh meat production and the treatment of animal by-products not intended for human consumption. 38. a food and veterinary service of the alleged infringements (paragraph 37 of these regulations) shall immediately inform the Member of bovine or swine in the competent authority. IX. Closing questions 39.5.5. Provisions shall enter into force by July 9, 2005. 40. the rules shall enter into force on 1 May 2004. Informative reference to European Union directive rules included provisions deriving from Council 26 June 1964 directives 64/432/EEC on animal health problems affecting intra-Community trade in bovine animals and swine. Prime Minister i. Emsis Minister of Agriculture m. Roze annex 1: Cabinet of Ministers of 13 April 2004, regulations No 301 mandatory register bovine and porcine diseases 1. diseases that sick cows: 1.1. foot-and-mouth disease;
1.2. rabies;
1.3. tuberculosis;
1.4. the brucellosis;
1.5. the contagious bovine pleuropneumonia;
1.6. enzootic bovine leukosis;
1.7. Anthrax.
2. Disease, which affects pigs: 2.1 rabies;
2.2. the brucellosis;
2.3. classical and African swine fever;
2.4. foot-and-mouth disease;
2.5. swine vesicular disease;
2.6. the anthrax. Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 2 Cabinet of 13 April 2004, regulations No 301 of Agriculture Minister m. rose