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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 146 in 2004 (March 18. 14. § 7) veterinary control procedures to be followed for the importation of animals from Latvia third countries Issued in accordance with article 53 of the law on veterinary medicine, first paragraph, point 3 and 4 i. General questions 1. veterinary control determines the procedures to be followed when imported into Latvia animals from third countries.
2. the terms used in the rules: 2.1. third countries — countries which are not members of the European Union;
2.2. documentary check: veterinary certificate and other documents accompanying the animals of veterinary inspection;
2.3. identity check: Visual inspection, which determines the eligibility of animals for veterinary certificates or other veterinary documents accompanying the animals, as well as the identification marks of inspection;
2.4. physical inspection: the inspection of animals (including sampling and laboratory testing) and, if necessary, additional testing of animals during quarantine;
2.5. veterinary control: any physical control or administrative procedures applicable to the animals or products to the direct or indirect protection of public or animal health;
2.6. the importer, any person who displays the veterinary control animals, which are intended to be put into free circulation in the territory of the European Union;
2.7. cargo: one species, which is one of the accompanying documents that are transported by vehicle and one which comes from the same third country or a part thereof;
2.8. border control point, a control point, which is located in the territory of the Member States of the European Union's external borders and in the immediate vicinity is recognised in accordance with this provision, 40, 41, 42 and 43 of those requirements;
2.9. official veterinarian: a food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection of sanitary robežinspektor (veterinarian);
2.10. the competent authority, the food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection, conducting public health surveillance and control;
2.11. the company: a company that in Latvia or in the territory of another Member State engaged in animal production and (with the exception of equidae), as well as storage and stables where the equidae irrespective of the holding for the purpose;
2.12. the release for free circulation — cargo delivery area or European Union markets to products released for free circulation as defined in the Council of Europe on 12 October 1992 of Regulation No 2913/92/EEC establishing the Community Customs Code article 79.
3. the provisions do not apply to the House (rooms), animals (with the exception of equidae) control if these animals travelling with their owners or family members for non-commercial purposes.
II. Control and enforcement 4. Importer at least one working day in advance, inform the official veterinarian of the border inspection post who carried out under veterinary supervision and control in the border inspection post through which the planned importation of animals, about the number of animals, the species and estimated time of arrival.
5. Animals for food and veterinary service of the delivered to the border inspection post or, if necessary, quarantine centre in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 56.
6. animals may leave the border inspection post or quarantine centre, if the following conditions are met: 6.1. shipment is issued that rule 31 paragraph border crossing or 29.9. these provisions referred to in the document which certifies that the animals shall be carried out according to the rules of control 8, 9, 10, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 and 54. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 and that the competent authority is satisfied that the animal compliance with import requirements;
6.2. payment is carried out on the veterinary controls and the security has been lodged for the 60 and 66 of these rules. the expenditure referred to in paragraph 1.
7. Customs officials allow cargo to be put into free circulation, if these rules have been issued 31 or 53 crossing referred to in the certificate or that rule 48.1. the document referred to in and have cash or guarantees provided by the competent authority that the payment for the veterinary control is covered or will be covered.
8. If the animal is imported goods from third countries, irrespective of the customs destination suitable for cargo, the official veterinarian of the Latvian customs border crossing rules instead of loading the document and identity checks in order to verify: 8.1. cargo origin;
8.2. If the shipment destination, transit, which the law does not determine the import requirements, or that the decision of the European Commission has laid down specific requirements for the receiving Member State;
8.3. or certificates or other documents accompanying the information provided in the laws on animal import requirements in certain guarantees;
8.4. or, using the 1992 13 July in 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 that the electronic information exchange system (shift project), the competent authority has received the information about the ban on the carriage of goods admitted into the European Union.
9. with the exception of this rule 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52 and 53. cases referred to by this provision of the information referred to in subparagraph 8.4. the information system of the official veterinarian at the border inspection post shall take physical control of the animals, which include: 9.1. clinical examination of the animal to determine whether animals corresponds to the information provided on the accompanying documents and is clinically healthy. If the legislation for the clinical examination of the animals are definitely exceptions, the species and category of animals can not make individual clinical investigation;
9.2. laboratory investigations required to assess compliance with the requirements of this regulation;
9.3. the residue control program for official sampling and investigation in the shortest possible period of time;
9.4. the animal health requirements animal testing during transport.
10. in order to ensure the future of the transport of animals and receiving site requirements the official veterinarian monitoring, through an electronic information exchange system (Animo), sends information about the animals and the condition of the receiving Member State of the European Union, the competent veterinary authority.
11. If the shipment is imported into the territory of Latvia in a port or airport, but for that it continues with the same vehicle to another port or airport, the identity and physical checks may be carried out in the port or airport if it is appropriate for the requirements of these provisions at the border inspection post. In this case, the official veterinarian shall carry out inspection of documents and using electronic information exchange system (Animo), on the carriage of goods shall inform the Member State of destination at the border inspection post.
12. The costs arising from making those rules 8 and 9 measures referred to in paragraph 1 shall be borne by the consignor or the consignee.
13. Inspection of documents shall take place in accordance with the provisions of annex 1.
14. Identity checks shall be carried out on each animal in a consignment except that provision in paragraph 15 and 16 above.
15. If the shipment contains a large number of animal identity control shall be at least 10%, but not less than 10 animals of each shipment. If the identity is not satisfactory, the number of animals tested increases (up to 100%).
16. In the case of a consignment of animals that were not individually identified, subject to the provisions of paragraph 15 of such requirements, check the number of packages or container label to get an idea about the identification requirements. If the original is not enough, the number of packages or containers (up to 100%) increases. Identity check involves Visual inspection of animals in packages or containers to check that the species meets the specified in the accompanying documents.
17. in paragraph 9 of the provisions of the said natural control of cloven-hoofed animals and equidae out after unloading the animals of the vehicle in the presence of the official veterinarian.
18. during the physical inspection in accordance with the provisions of annex 2 to the requirements assessed whether the animal is fit for further transport, and carried out clinical examination and sampling.
19. natural control samples may be sent within the veterinary laboratory investigation in order to assess compliance with the animal health certificate contains the information you want.
20. For each animal from which the sample was taken, the official veterinarian shall record the following information: 20.1. health certificate number and the serial number assigned to the shipment where the official veterinarian;
20.2. the identification number of the animal;
20.3. the necessary laboratory examinations;
20.4. examination results and in addition to the measures taken;
20.5. the cargo receiving site address.
21. Clinical Investigation visually evaluate all animals.
22. Breeding and production intended for the production of animal cargoes of at least 10% of the animals, but not less than 10 animals of the load. If the load is less than 10 animals, all animals clinically investigated.
23. the load of animals for slaughter of at least five percent, but not less than five animals from the trucks. If the load is less than five animals, the clinical investigations shall be carried out for each animal.
24. where these regulations 22 and 23 referred to clinical investigation is not satisfactory, the number of animals increased up to 100%) of the (.
25. If the suspicion about a possible illness in case you need to wait for laboratory samples taken the results of the investigation, the competent authority at the border inspection post of animal shipment suspend until the time of receipt of results.
26. The food and veterinary service every six months shall inform the European Commission on the results of the laboratory examinations, indicating that rule 20 the data referred to in paragraph.
27. If the positive results of laboratory studies, the food and veterinary service immediately (by fax) shall inform the beneficiary Member State and the European Commission, as well as send as soon as possible, the requested Member State of the European Union to the competent authority a copy of the veterinary certificate.
28. The individual clinical investigations are not carried out: 28.1. birds, aquaculture animals (including fish), rodents, hares, reptiles, amphibians, insects and other invertebrates;
28.2. the Zoo and circus animals (also cloven-hoofed animals and equidae) who do not have access to their aggressiveness.
29. the clinical examination of the provisions referred to in paragraph 28 of the animals taken in assessing the health status and behavior of the animal group or individual animals, which gives a picture of the entire shipment. If the results of the investigation are not satisfactory, the number of animals increased. If the investigation finds anomalies, carry out in-depth investigation, taking samples.
30. When fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other animals for research institutions, are transported in sealed containers, controlled environmental conditions, the animals are clinically investigated and samples only if, having regard to the species and the origin of animals, there is a special risk, or in connection with carriage of goods found other inconsistencies.
31. In the case of animals, which the law has laid down the import requirements are imported through border inspection posts in Latvia, but it is receiving another Member State, the official veterinarian, the person responsible for the load shall issue the health certificate or accompanying document of other veterinary certified copies (if shipment is split, the number of the copy) and certificate of crossing the border to those documents showing a shipment at the border inspection post serial number.
32. The crossing of the certificate certifying that shipment made under point 8 of these regulations, as well as 9.1, 9.2 and 9.4. control measures referred to in point, and they had satisfactory results. Frontier specifies in the certificate examinations were taken, what are the results of the study or test results, upcoming.
33. In the veterinary certificates or other veterinary documents accompanying the original crossing of the certificate and a copy kept by the competent authority at the border inspection post concerned.
34. A border inspection post of each consignment the official veterinarian shall record and keep this information: 34.1. a border inspection post shall not be assigned to the serial number of the certificate;
21.3. the date when the goods were imported at the border inspection post;
21.3. the volume of cargo;
21.4. the animal species, the purpose of use and, if necessary, age;
34.5. cargo model veterinary certificate number;
21.5. the country of origin of goods;
21.6. the requested Member State;
21.6. in relation to the decision taken;
21.7. the information on sampling.
35. If imported equidae registered in regulations prescribed by the animal's identification is not the original document kept at the border inspection post. If the animals are being imported temporarily, including the original of the certificate of the veterinary border control is not kept at the border inspection post.
36. where imported animals for slaughter horses, which lead through markets or collection of animals, veterinary certificates, and the crossing of the original remains of the certificate together with the cargo until it reaches the slaughterhouse.
37. If the shipment is refused admission to the territory of the European Union, veterinary cargo accompanying documents all official veterinarian stamp with red stamp that contains the statement "REJECTED for an".
38. In the veterinary certificates and other original veterinary document accompanying the crossing of the copies of the certificates and the rules 20 and 34 records referred to in paragraph border inspection posts, the competent authority shall be kept for at least three years.
39. the animals shall not be prohibited to be imported into the territory of Latvia, if the control results show that: 39.1. animals whose importation are laid down in the laws and requirements, are imported from a third country or part of a third country that is not included in the European Commission's approved list of countries and territories from which the corresponding species is authorised, or from animals which, according to the European Commission's decision to prohibit the importation of these animals;
24.4. the animals do not meet the requirements of Latvia;
39.3. the animals are sick with contagious diseases or suspected cases of infectious disease or other diseases if there are threats to public or animal health, or there are other laws and restrictions;
24.5. the exporting third country has not adhered to legislation imports;
24.5. the health situation does not fit it for further transportation;
24.6. the veterinary health certificate or other document does not meet the requirements of the legislation on the conditions of entry.
40. the veterinary border inspection post: 24.9., in a territory of a Member State of the European Union's border crossings. If there are geographical barriers, border inspection posts may be another location, ensuring that the site is at a sufficient distance from the companies or areas where susceptible animals against infectious diseases in animals;
40.2. the customs zone, thus providing the opportunity to take other cargo-related formalities (including customs formalities);
40.3. and found is selected in accordance with the requirements of this regulation;
40.4. is the official supervision of the official veterinarian who carried out under these regulations control measures and is responsible for the electronic information exchange system (shift project) a database renewals. The official veterinarian may be assisted for that purpose by trained technical staff who work under the supervision of the official veterinarian;
25.2.3 these provisions meet the requirements referred to in the annex.
41. Veterinary control subject goods may be imported through border posts, which are included in the list of border inspection posts published in the official journal of the European Union.
42. food and veterinary service shall evaluate compliance with border requirements of this regulation and shall submit to the European Commission proposal to recognize the particular border inspection post and include it in the list of border inspection posts.
43. the expert from the European Commission in cooperation with the food and veterinary service is assessed at the border inspection post and submit the assessment to the Standing Committee on the food chain and animal health. The Standing Committee on the food chain and animal health shall take a decision on the recognition of the border inspection post.
44. After the veterinary checks of animals and to the admission on the territory of the European Union through the border inspection posts of Latvia further control of the animals, which are not intended for distribution in Latvia, in accordance with the requirements laid down in legislation on veterinary control arrangements for trade in animals between Member States.
45. Member States of destination of the animals, using the electronic information exchange system, provide information about the that: 45.1. the animals are intended for a Member State or an area with specific requirements;
45.2. samples were taken and the shipment leaves the border inspection post, the results are not yet known.
46. In the case of animals that do not have specific requirements for trade legislation is passed through border inspection posts in Latvia and the Member State receiving it is Latvia, the control carried out in accordance with these rules 8, 9, 10 and 11 to the requirements of paragraph.
47. If the animals that do not have certain requirements for the trade legislation is passed through border inspection posts in Latvia, but it is receiving another Member State: 29.3. food and veterinary service and the receiving Member State may agree to all these rules 8, 9, 10 and 11, paragraph control measures at the border inspection post to ensure that the animals fulfil the requirements of the Member State of destination;
47.2. a food and veterinary service, the Member State of destination and, if necessary, the Member States, through which the animals in transit, you may agree that the provisions referred to in point 8 of the control measures carried out at a border inspection post, but this provision in paragraph 9 and 10 above control measures will be in the territory of the Member State of destination.
48. The application of this rule 47.2. the procedure referred to in point, after the cargo control documents and identity must not leave the border inspection post to which the vehicle has been placed under Customs seal, if the official veterinarian:
29.9. marked on the veterinary certificate or document accompanying the other copies of the health (if the shipment is split for copies) that is made in these rules referred to in point 8 control measures;
48.2. using the electronic information exchange system (Animo), informed the Member State of destination and transit in the Member States of the European Union, the competent veterinary authority, animals has been imported through border inspection posts;
48.3. informed the customs authority of the border inspection post that shipment is not required to apply this provision in paragraph 6.
49. If the rules referred to in paragraph 47 of animals for slaughter, apply this rule 29.3. the procedure referred to in point.
50. The food and veterinary service of the Standing Committee on the food chain and animal health shall inform the European Commission and the other Member States of cases where applied this rule 47.2. the procedure referred to in point.
51. for trade in animals that have certain requirements in the laws, which are imported from third countries imported subject to the following requirements: 51.1. the animals have been sending in the territory of a third country as long as set out in laws and regulations concerning veterinary checks bovine animals, swine and fresh meat (which introduces the Council 12 December 1972 directives 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection issues when importing cattle and swine and fresh meat from third countries, article 10);
51.2. animals shall be carried out in these rules 8, 9, 10 and 11, paragraph control measures;
51.3. the animals moved from the border inspection post or quarantine centre, if the control results show that the animal or consignment of animals meet the health requirements laid down in the legislation on veterinary and zootechnical checks trade with Member States of the European Union (which introduces the Council on 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 to the completion of the internal market (hereinafter referred to as Directive 90/425), in Annex A to these regulations and legislation on veterinary checks bovine animals, swine and fresh meat (which introduces the Council of 12 December 1972, Directive 72/462/EEC on health and veterinary inspection issues, importation of bovine animals and swine and fresh meat from third countries) the requirements), or, in respect of certain animal diseases — the European Commission approved the conditions of equivalence between the third country and the European Union;
51.4. the animals shall, for the Member State in accordance with the legislation on veterinary and zootechnical checks trade with Member States of the European Union (which implements Directive 90/425.3 (1) (e) (iii) the requirements referred to in article) have been granted special guarantees to meet the legislative or regulatory requirements;
51.5. slaughter animals under the supervision of the competent authority, but delivered to the slaughterhouse for breeding or production and animals for aquaculture animals-up to the requested company.
52. If that rule 46, 47, 48, 49, 50 and 51. control measures referred to in paragraph 1 show that the animal or consignment of animals does not comply with the requirements laid down in these rules, the animal or consignment may not leave the border inspection post or quarantine centre, and applies that rule 62, 63, 64, 65, 66 and 67 above..
53. In the case of animals that do not have specific requirements for trade legislation is passed through border inspection posts in Latvia, but it is receiving another Member State, the official veterinarian, the person responsible for the load shall issue the regulations referred to in paragraph 31, the crossing of the certificate.
54. Transit from one third country to another third country if the following requirements are met: 54.1. previously have received permission from the transit border inspection post at which to carry out this provision 8, 9, 10 and 11 above, control measures, and, where appropriate, of the competent authorities of the Member State through which the shipment is in transit;
54.2. the person responsible for the load shall be the competent authority to prove that the first third country to which the animals are transported, after transit through the territory of the Member States undertake to let goods and send back the animals, importation or transit of which it has given permission, as well as to undertake in the territory of the Member States to comply with the requirements of the protection of animals during transport;
54.3. these rules 8, 9, 10 and 11. control measures referred to in paragraph (if necessary, after the stay of animals quarantine centre) the results show that the animal meets the requirements of this regulation or, if the species referred to in the legislation on veterinary and zootechnical checks trade with Member States of the European Union (which implements Directive 90/425, the requirements referred to in Annex A), – the guarantees which the European Commission acknowledged as equivalent to the requirements of these regulations;
54.4. the official veterinarian, using the electronic information exchange system (Animo), announces the shipment of animals the European Union, the competent authorities of the Member States, through which the goods for transit, and the border inspection post through which goods exported from the territory of the European Union;
54.5. cargo transported through the territory of Latvia under a Customs transit procedure (external transit), and any actions by the cargo may only be carried out at the border inspection post through which the goods are imported or exported from the territory of the European Union, as well as ensure animal welfare requirements.
55. the costs associated with these rules 54. actions referred to in paragraph 1, be chargeable to the consignor, the consignee or the authorized person, and the pay is not eligible from the State budget of the Republic of Latvia.
56. If you need isolation or put into quarantine, animals or isolated place: 56.1. the European Commission and regularly inspected in an approved quarantine centre in a third country (except where isolation or quarantine Center of the insert is associated with foot-and-mouth disease, rabies and Newcastle disease);
56.2. quarantine centre in the territory of a Member State;
56.3. consignee's company.
57. If food and veterinary service determines that the required quarantine them depending on the diagnosis of the risk factor: 57.1. border control point control point or its immediate vicinity;
57.2. consignee undertaking;
57.3. the quarantine centre situated in the receiving company's immediate vicinity.
58. The quarantine Center (except when it is intended only for the marketing of animals which are not laid down in the laws and requirements): 58.1. comply with the provisions of this annex 2., 4., 5., 7., paragraphs 9 and 10 of these requirements.
58.2. The European Commission has recognised and included in the list of quarantine centres.
59. The quarantine centres comply with these rules before their inclusion of 58.2. the list referred to in point assessed by experts of the European Commission.
60. Expenditure relating to isolation or quarantine shall be borne by the consignor or the consignee, and the pay is not compensated from the State budget of the Republic of Latvia.
61. where there is doubt as to the veterinary requirements or the identity of the animal, the food and veterinary service in addition to those laid down in these provisions control measures carried out in the laws and other measures that are necessary to verify the conformity of the load requirements of the law.
62. If specified in these provisions control measures show that the animals do not meet the requirements of the legislation on trade in or imports, or other animal-related violations, importation of food and veterinary service, after consultation with the importer or his representative shall adopt one of the following decisions: 62.1. accommodate, feed, watered and, if necessary, treat the animals;
62.2. isolate animals or put it in quarantine;
38.7. export goods from the territory of the European Union and send back if this is contrary to animal health or animal welfare requirements.
63. If the goods returned, do not let in the territory of the European Union, the food and veterinary service: 39.2. type information for the returned goods in electronic information exchange system (shift project);
39.3. revoke the veterinary certificates and other supporting documents of veterinary.
64. Where, in accordance with the requirements of animal welfare goods cannot be sent back, the food and veterinary service, taking into account the results of the ante-mortem inspection, authorize slaughter of the animals for human consumption or, if this is not possible, use for other purposes, or the destruction of carcasses, while making the resulting product control measures.
65. The food and veterinary service shall inform the Commission of cases where applied this provision, paragraph 64.
66. The importer or his agent shall bear the costs associated with these rules 62, 63, 64 and 65. measures referred to in paragraph (including the destruction of meat load or used for other purposes). Income from sales of the products obtained after spending is deducted is released to the owner of the animals or his representative.
67. The food and veterinary service shall provide the competent authorities of the other Member States and the European Commission, any information in its possession that is required for veterinary and zootechnical matters regulating the application of the laws.
68. in order to carry out this rule 44, paragraph control animal trade with European Union Member States, imported animals (except for slaughter animals and equidae registered) instead of receiving them identified and registered according to the legislation on veterinary and zootechnical checks trade with Member States of the European Union (Directive 90/425 imposing 3.1 (C) requirements referred to in article).
69. the animals imported, the importer shall bear the costs for the implementation of the programme for the control of residues depending on the animal species and imported.
70. the identity and physical checks (except in compliance with the requirements of the welfare check) can reduce the number of the European Commission in the cases and by mutual agreement with the country from which you imported the animals for the equivalent application of controls.
71. a food and veterinary service shall inform the importer of animals on the decisions taken in respect of the animals.
72. If in a third country is found to be the case with some of the animals that rule 4 of the diseases referred to in annex I, or other infectious zoonotic diseases or suspected animal disease with such a disease, or there are other factors that pose a risk to public and animal health, the food and veterinary service may propose to the European Commission: 72.1. prohibit the importation of animals from the country concerned and, where appropriate, the transit of animals;
72.2. determine special conditions for the import of animals from that country.
73. If any of these provisions in certain control measures shows that animals shall not be a danger to public or animal health, the food and veterinary service shall immediately take the following measures: 73.1. confiscated and destroyed goods;
73.2. using the electronic information exchange system (shift project), inform the border inspection posts and the Commission of the findings and the origin of animals.
74. where a food and veterinary service has informed the European Commission about this rule referred to in paragraph 72 of the event, but the European Commission has not adopted a common protective measures or submit this matter to the Standing Committee on the food chain and animal health, the food and veterinary service may order interim measures of protection, having informed the other Member States and the European Commission.
75. The food and veterinary service shall provide the necessary assistance to the experts of the European Commission, which evaluates a recognized crossing point and quarantine centre.
76. a food and veterinary service, if necessary, jointly with the competent authority of the Member State concerned shall assess the measures needed to prevent irregularities, and visit the border inspection post of the Member State concerned.
77. a food and veterinary service may propose to the European Commission to identify measures to improve the situation and to the Member State concerned to reinforce control measures at border inspection posts, as well as to strengthen control of the animals imported through these crossing points.
III. final question 78. provisions shall enter into force on 1 May 2004.
Informative reference to European Union directive rules included provisions deriving from Council of 15 July 1991 Council Directive 91/496/EEC laying down the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks on animals entering the community from third countries and amending Directives 89/662/EE K, 90/425/EE K and 90/675/EE c (91/496/EE K).
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 146 inspection of animals imported from third countries 1. Each certificate that is attached to their animal cargo whose origin is in a third country, check the food and veterinary service, to ensure that: 1. it is an original certificate, drawn up in the language of the country of origin and at least one of the border inspection post of the Member State and the Member State of destination the official languages;
1.2. the third country or part of a third country authorised to export to the European Union;
1.3. its presentation and content correspond to the model set in the imports from the third country concerned;
1.4. It consists of a single sheet of paper;
1.5. it is completely filled;
1.6. the issue date corresponds to the date of loading of the animals for dispatch to the European Union;
1.7. it is intended only for a single consignee;
1.8. signed by the official veterinarian of the country concerned (in some cases, other competent national authority officer), his last name and the post is written with capital letters and is readable, and the official stamp of the third country and official signature of the official veterinarian is a different color than the printing of the certificate;
1.9. no corrections have been made except deletion that signed and stamped by the person who asserts the certificate.
2. food and veterinary service checks written proof and route plan from the European Union's external border to the destination, which provides animal carrier in accordance with legislative requirements concerning the protection of animals during transport. The written declaration and the route plan shall be drawn up in at least one of the border inspection post in the Member State of destination and the location of the official languages of the Member States.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 2 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 18 March 2004, regulations No 146 physical inspection cloven-hoofed animals and equidae 1. clinical investigations shall include: 1. Visual inspection of the animal, assessing the overall state of health of the animal, it is able to move freely, the skin and the mucous membrane condition of abnormal vaginal discharge, and any;
1.2. the respiratory and digestive system;
1.3. body temperature measuring sample. It does not take the animals during the investigation, in line with the 1.1 and 1.2 of this annex shall not be public. deviations from the norm;
1.4. palpation. Palpation of the need to perform only if in accordance with this annex 1, 2 and 3 are open to the deviations from the norm.
2. in addition to the clinical investigation: evaluate the suitability of the animal 2.1 for further transportation. In making this assessment, account shall be taken of the length of the path (including the feeding, watering and giving), as well as the road that remains to be carried out (including feeding, watering and giving for the remaining travel time);
2.2. check whether the means of transport of the animals comply with the requirements of the law on the protection of animals during transport.
3. Physical samples during control, to check the conformity of the animal health certificate set out in the health requirements.
4. at least three percent of cargo samples for serological examination. Samples taken at least 10% load animal and not less than four animals. If problems are detected, the sampling volume is increased.
5. the official veterinarian may also take other samples, necessary to verify compliance with the provisions of the animal.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 3 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 18 March 2004, regulations No 146 General requirements for the recognition of the border inspection post To the border inspection post to be recognised, it must meet the following requirements: 1. A border inspection post is a special access lane for the transport of live animals so that the animals are spared unneccessary waiting.
2. A border inspection post is easy to clean and disinfect equipment for loading and unloading vehicles different from them, and inspection, feeding, watering and treatment of the animals with the adequate space, lighting and ventilation for the number of animals.
3. taking into account the number of animals that come into the border inspection post, it has enough of the veterinarians and their assistants, who are specially trained to carry out the inspection and the accompanying clinical examination referred to in rules 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 40, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 and 55.
4. A border inspection post is enough large rooms (including changing rooms, showers and toilets) staff responsible for veterinary control.
5. A border inspection post is appropriate premises and facilities for taking and processing the samples for.
6. A border inspection post are available in the laboratory, which can make the border inspection post examinations of the samples taken.
7. Border inspection post are available in the vicinity of the company's service, which has the facilities and equipment, feeding the animals, padzirdināšan, treatment and, if necessary, slaughter.
8. Where a border inspection post will serve as stopping or transfer (resting) points for animals during transport, it is equipped with the appropriate facilities for the animals to be unloaded, watered, fed, housed and properly treated or, if necessary, be slaughtered.
9. Post has appropriate equipment that provides quick information exchange opportunities with other border inspection posts and the competent veterinary authorities referred to in legislation on veterinary and zootechnical checks in trade with European Union Member States, which implement 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 to the completion of the internal market, of the type referred to in article 20.
10. Post has equipment and facilities for cleaning and disinfecting.
Minister of agriculture m. Roze annex 4 of the Cabinet of Ministers of 18 March 2004, regulations No 146 animal infectious diseases, for which the food and veterinary service shall inform the other Member States and the European Commission, through the animal disease notification system (adns) 1. Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).
2. Classical swine fever (CSF).
3. African swine fever (ASF).
4. Swine vesicular disease (SVD).
5. Newcastle disease (ND).
6. the cattle plague.
7. Small ruminants plague (PPR).
8. Vesicular stomatitis (VS).
9. Blue tongue disease.
10. African horse sickness (AHS).
11. Teschen disease.
12. Avian influenza.
13. Sheep and goat pox.
14. Lumpy skin dermatitis.
15. Rift Valley fever.
16. Infectious bovine pleuropneumonia.
17. Infectious salmon anemia.
18. Infectious haematopoietic necrosis.
19. Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.
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