Regulation On The Animal Health Conditions For The Turnover And The Import Of Certain Animal Products For Consumption

Original Language Title: Forskrift om dyrehelsemessige betingelser for omsetning og import av visse animalske produkter til konsum

Read the untranslated law here: https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/1999-08-13-1074

Regulation on the animal health conditions for the turnover and the import of certain animal products for consumption Date-1999-08-13-88 Ministry the Ministry of agriculture and food Published in 1999 2428 01.09.1999 Avd entry into force Recently changed-2013-03-11-269 Changes FOR-1996-10-09-971 applies to Norway Pursuant law-2003-12-19-124-section 5, law-2003-12-19-124-section 6, law-2003-12-19-124-section 7, law-2003-12-19-124-section 10, law-2003-12-19-124-section 12, law-2003-12-19-124-section 15, law-2003-12-19-124-section 16, law-2003-12-19-124-section 19, law-2003-12-19-124-section 33, law-2003-12-19-124-section 36, FOR-2003-12-19-1790 Announced short title regulations on animal products Chapter overview : chapter I. scope and Purpose, definitions (§ § 1-3) chapter II. General provisions (sections 4-8) chapter III. Special requirements for the individual product groups (§ § 9a-21) Chapter v. Final provisions (§ § 22-27) attachments. (Repealed)

Legal authority: set by the Ministry of agriculture (now the Ministry of agriculture and food) 13. August 1999 with authorization in law 19. December 2003 No. 124 on food production and food safety, etc. (matloven) section 5, section 6, section 7, section 10, section 12, section 15, section 16, section 19, section 33 and section 36, jf. the delegation decision 19. December 2003 No. 1790. the EEA Joint referrals: the EEA Agreement attachment in chap. In the Nr. 7 (Directive 92/118/EEC modified no later than by Directive 2002/33/EC and Regulation (EC) No 445/2004) and no. 16 (Directive 92/118/EEC modified no later than by Directive 2002/33/EC and Regulation (EC) No 445/2004), introductory part No. 7 (decision 2003/779/EC).
Changes: modified by regulations 9 jan 2004 Nr. 102, april 30, 2008 # 432, 10 sep 2009 Nr. 1187, 11 March 2013 No. 269. Chapter I, scope. purpose and definitions section 1. Purpose the purpose of this regulation is to prevent the spread of infectious animal diseases in connection with the entry and exit point of certain animal products.

§ 2. Scope the regulation applies to sales within the EEA and imports from countries or regions in countries outside the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA of the following products of animal origin, including sample of such products: 1) Natural bowel, 2) lard and fat utsmeltet, 3) Processed animal proteins, 4) bones, horns, hooves and hoofs, and products (except flour) of these.

The regulation does not apply to products of the fish that are caught in the open and to hav1 products used in research.

§ 3. Definitions in this regulation means: 1) Serious contagious disease, one of the following meldepliktige diseases: foot-and-mouth disease, classical swine plague, African swine plague, Contagious bladder rash with pig, African horse plague, Chicken plague, Newcastle disease, Peste des petits Kvegpest, ruminants, Bluetongue, Malignant contagious pig paralysis, Rift valley fever, Lumpy skin disease, Sheep and goat cups cups, IHN-Infectious hematopoietisk necrosis and Bovine spongiform encephalopati (BSE).

2) sample: a sample without market value, taken on behalf of the owner or the person responsible for a business, which is representative of a given production of products of animal origin from the competent business, or is a model of a product of animal origin intended for the production, and that for the sake of later survey must be sustained by a statement of the product's nature and composition and the type of animal it is made of.

3) Infection: Any organism or collection of organisms (e.g., viruses, bacteria, or parasite) that can cause disease in animals.

4) Processed animal proteins for consumption: connective tissue (counts), bone meal, kjøttmel and svorpulver.

5) lard and fat utsmeltet: Heat-treated fat of cattle, flocks, swine and animals of the horse family.

6) Public veterinarian: the veterinarian given public authority of the competent central authority.

7) business: Business that produce, transform, or store the products that come under this regulation, including agricultural businesses.

8) competent authority: the Authority in that particular country within the EEA that are given the public authority of the competent central authority.

9) countries outside the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA: Land that is neither a member of the European Union or through the EEA Agreement have entered into an agreement with the European Union for trade with the products that are listed in section 2.

10) Sales: possession with a view to sale, offer for sale, distribution, as well as the actual sales and any other form of transfer with or without consideration, jf. matloven section 4.

Chapter II. General provisions § 4. Requirements for sales and the import By turnover within the EEA and by imports from countries or regions in countries outside the EEA, to the products meet the General provisions of this chapter and any special provisions in chapter III applicable to the concerned product.

§ 5. Requirements for the documentation all products traded within the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA shall be accompanied by a commercial document issued by the company, unless that of the individual provision in chapter III stated that the shipment should be followed by other documentation. The trading document shall contain the information about the product's nature and your company's name and approval number, as well as a confirmation that any special requirements for the individual product groups as set out in chapter III are fulfilled.
Products that are imported from a country or region in the country outside the EEA, shall be accompanied by a health certificate in original, made out on a standard form drawn up or approved by the FDA, unless that of the individual provision in chapter III stated that the shipment should be followed by other documentation. The health certificate should be issued by the public veterinary or other public authority in the sending country, and confirm that the product meets the conditions of this regulation. Health certificate and/or other documentation shall further consist of one sheet, be issued on a minimum of one of the official languages of that country within the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA where the import control should be made and to follow the shipment all the way to the destination.

section 6. Requirements to the products covered by the Products this regulation can be traded and imported if they;

1) is not derived from animals coming from the country or region that is imposed restrictions because of outbreaks of serious infectious disease as the competent animal is susceptible to, 2) is not derived from animals coming from an operational unit which is located in a zone that is imposed restrictions due to the contagious disease which the animals are susceptible to, 3) comes from a company that fills the requirements of section 7 , and 4) are not covered by the temporary ban on sales or import.

section 7. Requirements for business firms that will be selling or importing products covered by chapter III of this regulation to be;

1) stand under public supervision (in Norway Norwegian food safety authority), 2) be registered with the competent authority (in Norway Norwegian food safety authority), 3) not be required because of the restrictions. contagious animal disease, 4) comply with the specific production requirements which are laid down in this regulation, 5) develop and implement surveillance methods and control critical points, depending on the processes being used, 6) make sure that the requirements of the regulation are fulfilled by the withdrawals of samples for analysis in the laboratory that is approved competent authority (in Norway the Ministry of agriculture and food), 7) record information in connection with its own control that can be added to the supervisory authority , 8) keep control and test results from its own control for at least two years, 9) ensure the application of tags and labels, 10) inform the supervisory authority if the information is received, or are uncovered conditions that put the public or animal health in danger, including the discovery of salmonella.

section 8. Additional requirements when importing from countries or regions in countries outside the EEA Products of animal origin is going to come from;

1) country or region in the country outside the EEA that are approved for export to the European economic area in accordance with the EU regulations. Exempt from this requirement is the nature of the bowel.

2) businesses that are approved for export to the European economic area in accordance with the EU regulations or approved by the FDA.

List of approved countries, regions of the country and approved or registered establishments are published on the Food Authority's website or can be obtained by contacting the local Norwegian food safety authority.

Chapter III. Special requirements for the individual product groups section 9a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 9b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 10a. Natural bowel-turnover within the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA shall be by Natural bowel turnover within the EEA is accompanied by a commercial document as referred to in section 5 the first paragraph where it appears that your business is: 1. when the bowel is dried or salted at the company and they then should be processed further, is approved according to kjøttproduktforskriften1 or equivalent rules given in accordance with Directive 77/99/EEC, 2. in other cases are approved according to kjøttkontrollforskriften2 or equivalent rules given in pursuance of Directive 64/433/EEC for trade with fresh meat within the EEA. Transport should take place in such a way that contamination be avoided.

section 10b. Natural bowel-imports from countries outside the European economic Nature that are imported from countries the gut outside the EEA should be accompanied by a health certificate as referred to in section 5 the second paragraph where it is confirmed that: 1. the intestines have been cleaned, scraped and either salted with NaCl for 14 days, bleached or dried after them behind, and 2.
that it's taken precautions to prevent contamination after treatment.

section 11a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 11b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 12a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 12b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.)


section 13. Legs, horns and hoofs and products of these, except the melprodukter1 turnover within the EEA and the import from countries outside the EEA legs, horns and hoofs and products of these that are intended for consumption shall be by turnover within the EEA and the import from countries outside the EEA, meet the requirements for regulations 31. December 1998 No. 1475 about animal health conditions for imports of fresh meat and meat products from third countries and regulation 9. September 2005 Nr. 1045 on General animal health conditions for the production, processing, sales and the import from third countries of food products of animal origin for human consumption.

section 14a. Processed animal proteins-turnover within the EEA Impoved animal proteins intended for human consumption, shall be by turnover within the EEA is accompanied by a commercial document or health certificate, as described in the hygiene regulations for the kjøttprodukter1 or the equivalent rules in Directive 77/99/EEC and which confirms that the conditions in the regulations are met.

section 14b. Processed animal proteins-imports from countries outside the EEA Processed animal proteins intended for human consumption, shall be by imports from countries outside the EEA is accompanied by a health certificate as described in section 5 the second paragraph issued by public veterinarian in the sender's country, which confirms that the conditions for trade in meat products by regulation 31. December 1998 No. 1475 about animal health conditions for imports of fresh meat and meat products from third countries or corresponding provisions of Directive 80/215/EEC are met, that it's taken precautions to prevent contamination of the product and that it's taken samples which is tested for salmonella with negative results.

section 15a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 15b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 16a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 16b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) § 17a. Lard and fat-utsmeltet turnover within the EEA, lard and utsmeltet fat can be traded within the EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA without being subject to special requirements beyond the General provisions of chapter II.

section 17b. Lard and fat-utsmeltet imports from countries outside the EEA, lard and fat utsmeltet that are imported from countries outside the EEA, shall be accompanied by a commercial document. If there have been outbreaks of a serious infectious disease in the last 12 months, the shipment is accompanied by a health certificate as referred to in section 5 the second paragraph confirming that the smultet and the fat are: 1) treated by at least 70 ° C for a minimum of 30 minutes, by at least 90 ° C for a minimum of 15 minutes, or by at least 80 ° C in a continuous utsmeltings process, and 2) packed in new containers and all precautions are taken to prevent contamination or by bulk transport , that all wires, pumps and tanks that are used by bulk transport is inspected before use and found clean.

section 18a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 18b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 19a. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) § 19b. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 20. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) § 21. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) chapter V. concluding provisions § 22. Supervision and control by turnover and import Products of animal origin shall be by turnover and the import is controlled according to the current regulations on the supervision and control by turnover and import.

§ 23. Expenses All expenses associated with sales and import of the animal products is the public.

section 24. Exemption the FSA can in special cases, the provisions of this dispense from these regulations, provided that it will not run counter to Norway's international obligations, including the EEA Agreement.

§ 25. (Repealed by regulation 30 april 2008 Nr. 432.) section 26. Punishment intentionally or negligent violation of this regulation or the regulations and decisions given in pursuance of it, are punishable according to matloven § 28.

§ 27. Entry into force and transitional arrangements this regulation takes effect 1. September 1999. At the same time repealed regulations 9. October 1996 No. 971 on animal health conditions for importation and the exit point of certain animal products between the countries within the EEA.
Entry permissions granted with the legal authority of the regulations on the prohibition of the importation of the animals and infection before the end items and regulations on entry and exit point of the aquatic organisms, products and infection before the end objects will be valid until 31. December 1999.

Attachment. (Repealed)