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section 1 of the State's agricultural work, as the administrative authority in
Agriculture, fisheries and related
rural development mission is to work for sustainable
development, a high level of animal protection, a dynamic and
competitive business throughout the country and a
food production for the benefit of consumers.
2 § the museums shall
1. have the overall responsibility for the implementation of the EU
common agricultural policy,
2. be the managing authority for Sweden's rural development programme
and fishing programs, and
3. to create the conditions for a viable agriculture in
less-favoured areas. Regulation (2011:644).
3 § the museums shall
1. ensure a good animal health in animals in
2. prevent the spread of and combat disease in animals in
3. ensure a high level of animal welfare,
4. Prevention of the spread of and to combat harmful organisms, and
5. for their part of the food chain promoting safe food
and consumer concerns.
4 § the museums shall
1. promote the generation target for environmental work and the
environmental quality objectives which Parliament has determined is reached and at
propose measures for environmental work development,
2. coordinate the monitoring, evaluation and reporting in question
the environmental quality objective a varied agricultural landscape, and
3. to create the conditions for a rich and varied
farmland is maintained, that biodiversity
promoted and agricultural pressures on the environment becomes so small
as possible. Regulation (2011:644).
5 § the museums shall ensure that its regulations, General
advice and other guidance documents are designed in such a
way that they are cost effective and simple to follow and
understand for citizens and businesses. The authority shall also include in its
activities otherwise facilitate citizens ' and companies '
contacts with the Agency.
6 § the museums shall integrate a gender perspective in
Individual-based statistics are to be consistently presented and
analysed by sex as overall basis if it
no special reasons against this.
section 7 of the authority shall, within the framework of its own activities, and
in collaboration with other stakeholders, to contribute to the implementation of the
Sweden's policy for global development.
7 a of the Agency may perform the service exports which are directly
linked to the development cooperation authority
conducts internationally. Regulation (2014:869).
8 § the museums shall participate in the implementation of the regional
emerging work on the basis of Ordinance (2007:713) if
regional growth work and in accordance with the priorities
in the national strategy for regional competitiveness,
entrepreneurship and employment.
8 a of the authority shall contribute to promote and develop
fisheries, aquaculture and fishing tourism.
8 (b) § the museums shall interact with marine and water
and provincial governments on issues that are of importance for marine and
aquatic environment, fisheries, aquaculture and fishing industry.
9 § the museums shall
– that the paying agencies of EU aid under the European Parliament's
and Council Regulation (EU) no of 17 december
2013 for funding, management and monitoring of the
common agricultural policy and repealing Council
Regulations (EEC) no 352/78, (EEC) No 165/94, (EC) no
2799/98, (EC) no 814/2000, (EC) No 1290/2005 and (EC) no
485/2008, in wording pursuant to European Parliament and Council
Regulation (EU) No 1310/2013, and
– as the paying authority pursuant to Council Regulation (EC) no
1198/2006 of 27 July 2006 on the European Fisheries Fund
(EFF), in the wording pursuant to European Parliament and Council
Regulation (EU) No 387/2012
1. answer for payouts from the European agricultural guarantee fund
(EAGF), the European agricultural fund for
rural development (EAFRD) and the European Fisheries Fund
(EFF) through the Central it system administration is responsible for,
2. conduct internal audit of EU subsidies within the relevant
3. coordinate the county administrative boards, the Sami Parliament and the National Board of forestry
handling of EU aid to agriculture and for
4. coordinate the County Administrative Board's handling of EU aid to
5. be responsible for the handling of cases under the
the conciliation procedure provided for in article 52 of
European Parliament and Council regulation 1306/2013, in the
original wording, with the exception of cases involving
political assessments or other assessments which are not
are mainly of a technical nature. Regulation (2014:869).
10 § the museums shall take measures to ensure
the availability of veterinarians in the event of outbreaks of infectious
animal diseases as well as to all animals in human care should
to be able to get health care.
Availability of veterinary medical care to animals,
be whatever time of day if there are
animal welfare reasons.
11 § the museums shall, in those areas where the district veterinarians
established conduct health care for farm
12 § the museums shall in such areas as referred to in section 11 also
managing health care for horses and pets on
a primary care level as determined by the authority in advance with
limited equipment and without the possibility of stationärvård.
Authority may perform the care in addition to the primary health care level
horses and pets if such care is not available
within a reasonable distance.
paragraph 13 of the authority shall perform the duties of a Member State
under article 13 of the European Parliament and of the Council
Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of 29 april 2004 on official
controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with
feed and food law,
animal health and animal welfare. The contingency plan must be drawn up after
consultation with the NFA.
section 14 of the authority, in its field of activity, assist
NFA with footprint for the total control plan
and the annual report referred to in the European Parliament and
Council Regulation (EC) No 882/2004. The dossier shall be prepared
in accordance with articles 42 and 43 in the case of
control plan and article 44 of this regulation when it
section 14 (a) at the request of the State Provincial Office may in
its area of operation to perform such audits referred to in
Article 4(6) of Regulation (EC)
No 882/2004 of the County Administrative Board's verification activities, which
the provision applied or has been made applicable under
national law. Regulation (2015:295).
15 § the museums shall, within its field of activity, assist
NFA information according to
European Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 of the
on 23 February 2005 on maximum residue levels for
pesticide residues in or on food and feed of
plant and animal origin and amending
Council Directive 91/414/EEC.
section 16 of the authority may, on behalf of the individual in his or her
area of operation assist in activities to a
food or feed installation shall be approved by the third country
for exports there of food or feed.
17 § the museums shall provide administrative support as well as
lease premises to the disciplinary board for animal health
health care as agreed between authorities.
section 18 Authority is responsible for providing training that
aims to ensure that the reasons for mutual relief actions have sufficient
competence to implement the vision at the agricultural tenancy under 9
Cape. land code.
section 19 of the authority shall, in respect of their environmental efforts under 1
and 2 to report to the environmental protection agency and consulting work
If the reporting is needed. Regulation (2011:644).
The Agency's management
section 20 Authority is headed by a head of Government.
section 21 at the Agency, there shall be an Advisory Council consisting
of no more than eight members.
section 22 of the authority is a Department,
District veterinarians, performing veterinary information
According to section 10, as well as in other organizational units
the authority determines.
An organizational unit within the Agriculture Department that is
organizationally separate from the district veterinary surgeons should
ensure the availability of veterinarians according to section 10 of by
procurement under the Act (2007:1091) on public procurement
or by giving assignments to district veterinarians.
District veterinarians may submit a tender in such
section 23 of the district veterinarians may only be established where the
It is necessary to ensure the availability of veterinarians
According to section 10. The Department shall perform the tasks specified in the
section 11 and shall perform the tasks specified in section 12.
Veterinarians in the Department may perform tasks
official veterinarians and other public duties.
Positions and assignments
section 24 of the Director-General is the head of Government.
section 25 is repealed by Regulation (2014:869).
26 section at the Agency, there shall be a veterinary officer.
Veterinary Manager will be Sweden's representative at
The World Organisation for animal health (OIE) and at the
European Commission foot-and-mouth disease (EUFMD) within the United Nations
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Veterinary Manager
shall also be the Chief Veterinarian (CVO) in the
section 27 at the Agency, there shall be an advisory body in
the form of a Council for cooperation, comprehensive planning,
governance and other issues of strategic importance for
the handling of aid for agriculture and rural areas.
The Council consists of the Director-General and not more than seven other
members and six alternates. The Director-General is
Chairman. Members and alternates shall be employees of
The State's agricultural work or provincial governments and appointed by the
authority for a specified period of time. Regulation (2014:869).
28 section within the Agency, there should be ethical
Councils. The animal ethics committees ' task is to examine
proceedings under section 21 of the animal welfare Act (1988:534). Closer
rules on the organisation and composition of the boards of
see the animal welfare Ordinance (1988:539).
28 a section within the Agency, there shall be an advisory body in
the form of a National Committee to fulfil the tasks
as is clear from article 49 of the European Parliament and the Council
Directive 2010/63/EU of 22 september 2010 on the protection of animals
used for scientific purposes, in the original
The authority may provide for the Committee's
composition and working methods. Regulation (2014:869).
Staff disciplinary board
section 29 of the authority, there shall be a staff disciplinary board.
Applicability of certain regulations
section 30 of the authority shall apply the staff representatives Ordinance
(1987:1101) and internal audit regulation (2006:1228).
section 31 of the authority may charge fees for the Agency's
Commission activities relating to
– District veterinarians,
– water management,
– laboratory investigations, quality analyses, and other
studies on the seed and plant varieties,
-quality analysis of feed grain and kvarnspannmål,
– the activities referred to in section 16, and
— service exports are conducted in accordance with paragraph 7 (a).
The authority may provide for fees
size. Regulation (2014:869).
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