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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 of 28 June 2013 on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (Text with EEA relevance)

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 577/2013

of 28 June 2013

on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 178 28.6.2013, p. 109)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 1219/2014 of 13 November 2014

  L 329

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14.11.2014

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2016/561 of 11 April 2016

  L 96

26

12.4.2016


Corrected by:

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Corrigendum, OJ L 215, 10.8.2016, p.  37 (2016/561)




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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) No 577/2013

of 28 June 2013

on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council

(Text with EEA relevance)



Article 1

Format, layout and language requirements of the declarations referred to in Articles 7, 11 and 12 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

1.  The declarations referred to in point (a) of Article 7(2) and of Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 shall be drawn up in accordance with the format and layout set out in Part 1 of Annex I to this Regulation and shall comply with the language requirements set out in Part 3 of that Annex.

2.  The declaration referred to in point (c) of Article 12(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 shall be drawn up in accordance with the format and layout set out in Part 2 of Annex I to this Regulation and shall comply with the language requirements set out in Part 3 of that Annex.

Article 2

Lists of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

1.  The list of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 is set out in Part 1 of Annex II to this Regulation.

2.  The list of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 is set out in Part 2 of Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 3

Model of passports for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats or ferrets

1.  The passport referred to in Article 21(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 shall be drawn up in accordance with the model set out in Part 1 of Annex III to this Regulation and shall comply with the additional requirements set out in Part 2 of that Annex.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, passports issued, pursuant to point (a) of Article 27 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013, in one of the territories or third countries listed in Part 1 of Annex II to this Regulation shall be drawn up in accordance with the model set out in Part 3 of Annex III to this Regulation and shall comply with the additional requirements set out in Part 4 of that Annex.

Article 4

Animal health certificate for the non-commercial movement into the Union of dogs, cats or ferrets

The animal health certificate referred to in Article 25(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 shall be:

(a) drawn up in accordance with the model set out in Part 1 of Annex IV to this Regulation;

(b) duly completed and issued in accordance with the explanatory notes set out in Part 2 of that Annex;

(c) supplemented by the written declaration referred to in Article 25(3) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 which is drawn up in accordance with the model set out in Section A of Part 3 of that Annex and which complies with the additional requirements set out in Section B of Part 3 of that Annex.

Article 5

Repeals

Decisions 2003/803/EC, 2004/839/EC and 2005/91/EC are repealed.

Article 6

Entry into force and applicability

This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from 29 December 2014.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.




ANNEX I

Format, layout and language requirements of the declarations

referred to in point (a) of Article 7(2) and of Article 11(2) and in point (c) of Article 12(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

PART 1

Format and layout of the declaration referred to in point (a) of Article 7(2) and of Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

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PART 2

Format and layout of the declaration referred to in point (c) of Article 12(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

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PART 3

Language requirements for the declarations referred to in point (a) of Article 7(2) and of Article 11(2) and in point (c) of Article 12(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

The declarations shall be drawn up in at least one of the official language(s) of the Member State of destination/entry and in English.

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ANNEX II

List of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

PART 1

List of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(1) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013



ISO code

Territory or third country

AD

Andorra

CH

Switzerland

FO

Faroe Islands

GI

Gibraltar

GL

Greenland

IS

Iceland

LI

Liechtenstein

MC

Monaco

NO

Norway

SM

San Marino

VA

Vatican City State

PART 2

List of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013



ISO code

Territory or third country

Included territories

AC

Ascension Island

 

AE

United Arab Emirates

 

AG

Antigua and Barbuda

 

AR

Argentina

 

AU

Australia

 

AW

Aruba

 

BA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

BB

Barbados

 

BH

Bahrain

 

BM

Bermuda

 

BQ

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (the BES Islands)

 

BY

Belarus

 

CA

Canada

 

CL

Chile

 

CW

Curaçao

 

FJ

Fiji

 

FK

Falkland Islands

 

HK

Hong Kong

 

JM

Jamaica

 

JP

Japan

 

KN

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

KY

Cayman Islands

 

LC

Saint Lucia

 

MS

Montserrat

 

MK

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

 

MU

Mauritius

 

MX

Mexico

 

MY

Malaysia

 

NC

New Caledonia

 

NZ

New Zealand

 

PF

French Polynesia

 

PM

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

 

RU

Russia

 

SG

Singapore

 

SH

Saint Helena

 

SX

Sint Maarten

 

TT

Trinidad and Tobago

 

TW

Taiwan

 

US

United States of America

AS — American Samoa

GU — Guam

MP — Northern Mariana Islands

PR — Puerto Rico

VI — US Virgin Islands

VC

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

VG

British Virgin Islands

 

VU

Vanuatu

 

WF

Wallis and Futuna

 

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ANNEX III

Models of passports for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats or ferrets

PART 1

Model of passport issued in a Member State

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PART 2

Additional requirements concerning the passport issued in a Member State

1. Format of the passport:

The dimension of the passport shall be 100 × 152 mm.

2. Cover of the passport:

(a) front cover:

(i) colour: blue (PANTONE® Reflex Blue) and yellow stars (PANTONE® Yellow) in the upper quarter complying with the specification of the European emblem ( 1 );

(ii) the words ‘European Union’ and the name of the Member State of issue shall be printed in the same typeface;

(iii) the ISO country code of the Member State of issue followed by a unique alphanumeric code (indicated as ‘number’ in the model of passport set out in Part 1) shall be printed on the bottom;

(b) inside front cover and inside back cover: colour white;

(c) back cover: colour blue (PANTONE® Reflex Blue).

3. Sequences of the headings and numbering of pages of the passport:

(a) the sequence of the headings (with the roman numbers) must be strictly respected;

(b) the pages of the passport shall be numbered at the bottom of each page in the following format: ‘x out of n’, where x is the current page and n is the total number of pages of the passport;

(c) the ISO country code of the Member State of issue followed by a unique alphanumeric code shall be printed on each page of the passport;

(d) the number of pages and the size and shape of the boxes in the model of passport set out in Part 1 are indicative.

4. Languages:

All printed text shall be in the official language(s) of the Member State of issue and in English.

5. Security features:

(a) after the required information has been entered in Section III of the passport, a transparent adhesive laminate shall seal the page;

(b) where the information on one of the pages of the passport takes the form of a sticker, a transparent adhesive laminate shall seal that sticker in the case where the latter is not self-destructed when it is removed.

PART 3

Model of passport issued in one of the territories or third countries listed in Part 1 of Annex II to this Regulation

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PART 4

Additional requirements concerning the passport issued in one of the territories or third countries listed in Part 1 of Annex II to this Regulation

1. Format of the passport:

The dimension of the passport shall be 100 × 152 mm.

2. Cover of the passport:

(a) front cover:

(i) colour: PANTONE® monochrome and national emblem in the upper quarter;

(ii) the ISO country code of the territory or third country of issue followed by a unique alphanumeric code (indicated as ‘number’ in the model of passport set out in Part 3), shall be printed on the bottom;

(b) inside front cover and inside back cover: colour white;

(c) back cover: colour PANTONE® monochrome.

3. Sequences of the headings and numbering of pages of the passport:

(a) the sequence of the headings (with the roman numbers) must be strictly respected;

(b) the pages of the passport shall be numbered at the bottom of each page in the following format: ‘x out of n’, where x is the current page and n is the total number of pages of the passport;

(c) the ISO country code of the territory or third country of issue followed by a unique alphanumeric code shall be printed on each page of the passport;

(d) the number of pages and the size and shape of the boxes in the model of passport set out in Part 3 are indicative.

4. Languages:

All printed text shall be in the official language(s) of the territory or third country of issue and in English.

5. Security features:

(a) after the required information has been entered in Section III of the passport, a transparent adhesive laminate shall seal the page;

(b) where the information on one of the pages of the passport takes the form of a sticker, a transparent adhesive laminate shall seal that sticker in the case where the latter is not self-destructed when it is removed.




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PART 1

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PART 2

Explanatory notes for completing the animal health certificates

(a) Where the certificate states that certain statements shall be kept as appropriate, statements which are not relevant may be crossed out and initialled and stamped by the official veterinarian, or completely deleted from the certificate.

(b) The original of each certificate shall consist of a single sheet of paper, or, where more text is required it must be in such a form that all sheets of paper required are part of an integrated whole and indivisible.

(c) The certificate shall be drawn up in at least one of the official languages of the Member State of entry and in English. It shall be completed in block letters in at least one of the official languages of the Member State of entry or in English.

(d) If additional sheets of paper or supporting documents are attached to the certificate, those sheets of paper or document shall also be considered as forming part of the original of the certificate by the application of the signature and stamp of the official veterinarian, on each of the pages.

(e) When the certificate, including additional sheets referred to in point (d), comprises more than one page, each page shall be numbered (page number of total number of pages) at the end of the page and shall bear at the top of each page the certificate reference number that has been designated by the competent authority.

(f) The original of the certificate shall be issued by an official veterinarian of the territory or third country of dispatch or by an authorised veterinarian and subsequently endorsed by the competent authority of the territory or third country of dispatch. The competent authority of the territory or third country of dispatch shall ensure that rules and principles of certification equivalent to those laid down in Directive 96/93/EC are followed.

The colour of the signature shall be different from that of the printing. This requirement also applies to stamps other than those embossed or watermarked.

(g) The certificate reference number referred to in Boxes I.2 and II.a shall be issued by the competent authority of the territory or third country of dispatch.

PART 3

Written declaration referred to in Article 25(3) of of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

Section A

Model of declaration

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Section B

Additional requirements for the declaration

The declaration shall be drawn up in at least one of the official language(s) of the Member State of entry and in English and shall be completed in block letters.



( 1 ) Graphics guide to the European Emblem: http://publications.europa.eu/code/en/en-5000100.htm

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