93/436/EEC: Commission Decision of 30 June 1993 laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery products orginating in Chile
OJ L 202, 12.8.1993, p. 31–41 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT)
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COMMISSION DECISION of 30 June 1993 laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery products orginating in Chile
(93/436/EEC)THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,
Having regard to Council Directive 91/493/EEC of 22 July 1991 laying down the health conditions for the production and the placing on the market of fishery products (1), and in particular Article 11 thereof,
Whereas a group of Commission experts has conducted an inspection visit to Chile to verify the conditions under which fishery products are produced, stored and dispatched to the Community;
Whereas the provisions of Chilean legislation on health inspection and monitoring of fishery products may be considered equivalent to those laid down in Directive 91/493/EEC;
Whereas Servicio nacional de Pesca, (Sernap) the competent Chilean authority, and its department 'Sanidad pesquera', are capable of effectively verifying the application of the laws in force;
Whereas the procedure for obtaining the health certificate referred to in Article 11 (4) (a) of Directive 91/493/EEC must also cover the definition of a model certificate, the minimum requirements regarding the language(s) in which it must be drafted and the qualifications of the person empowered to sign it;
Whereas, pursuant to Article 11 (4) (b) of Directive 91/493/EEC, a mark should be affixed to packages of fishery products giving the name of the third country and the approval number of the establishment of origin or of the factory vessel;
Whereas, pursuant to Article 11 (4) (c) of Directive 91/493/EEC, a list of approved establishments and/or factory vessels must be drawn up; whereas that list must be drawn up on the basis of a communication from Sernap to the Commission; whereas it is therefore for Sernap to ensure compliance with the provisions laid down to that end in Article 11(4) of Directive 91/493/EEC;
Whereas Sernap has provided official assurances regarding compliance with the rules set out in Chapter V of the Annex to Directive 91/493/EEC and regarding the fulfilment of requirements equivalent to the laid down by that Directive for the approval of establishments and factory vessels;
Whereas the measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Veterinary Committee,
HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:
Sernap, a department of the Chilean Ministry of the Economy, Public Works and Reconstruction, shall be the competent authority in Chile for verifying and certifying compliance of fishery products with the requirements of Directive 91/493/EEC.
Fishery products originating in Chile, with the exception of bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods in any form, must meet the following conditions:
1. each consignment must be accompanied by a numbered original health certificate, duly completed, signed, dated and comprising a single sheet in accordance with the model in Annex A hereto;
2. they must come from approved establishments or factory vessels listed in Annex B hereto;
3. except in the case of frozen fishery products in bulk and intended for the manufacture of preserved foods, all packages must bear the word 'Chile' and the approval number of the establishment of origin or of the factory vessel in indelible letters.
1. Certificates as referred to in Article 2 (1) must be drawn up in at least one official language of the Member State where the checks are done.
2. Certificates must bear the name, capacity and signature of the representative of Sernap and the latter's official stamp in a colour different from that of other endorsements.
This Decision shall apply from 1 July 1993.
This Decision is addressed to the Member States.
Done at Brussels, 30 June 1993.
For the Commission
Member of the Commission
(1) OJ No L 268, 24. 9. 1991, p. 15.
HEALTH CERTIFICATE for fishery products originating in Chile and intended for export to the European Community with the exception of bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine gastropods in any form
Country of dispatch: Chile
Competent authority: Servicio nacional de pesca (Sernap)
I. Details identifying the fishery products
- Description of product:
- Species (scientific name):
- Presentation of product and type of treatment (1):
- Code number (where available):
- Type of packaging:
- Number of packages:
- Net weight:
- Requisite storage and transport temperature:
II. Origin of products
Name(s) and official approval number(s) of establishment(s) or factory ship(s) approved by Sernap for export to the European Community:
III. Destination of products
The products are dispatched:
(Place of dispatch)
(Country and place of destination)
by the following means of transport:
Name and address of dispatcher:
Name of consignee and address at place of destination:
IV. Health attestation
The official inspector herby certifies that the fishery products specified above:
1. were caught and handled on board vessels in accordance with the health rules laid down by Directive 92/48/EEC or, where they come from a factory ship, in accordance with the health rules laid down in Chapter I of the Annex to Directive 91/493/EEC;
2. were landed, handled and where appropriate packaged, prepared, processed frozen, thawed and stored hygienically in compliance with the requirements laid down in Chapters II, III and IV of the Annex to Directive 91/493/EEC;
3. have undergone health controls in accordance with Chapter V of the Annex to Directive 91/493/EEC;
4. are packaged, marked, stored and transported in accordance with Chapters VI, VII and VIII of the Annex to Directive 91/493/EEC;
5. do not come from toxic species or species containing biotoxins;
6. have satisfactorily undergone the organoleptic, parasitological, chemical and microbiological checks laid down for certain categories of fishery products by Directive 91/493/EEC and in the implementing decisions thereto.
Signature of official inspector (Name in capital letters, capacity and qualifications of person signing)
(1) Live, refrigerated, frozen, salted, smoked, preserved.
LIST OF APPROVED ESTABLISHMENTS AND FACTORY VESSELS I. Establishments
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II. Factory vessels
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(1) Date of expiry of approval, or unlimited.
(1) Date of expiry of approval, or unlimited.