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Arrangements for exporting foodstuffs and feedingstuffs following a nuclear accident

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Arrangements for exporting foodstuffs and feedingstuffs following a nuclear accident

This Regulation aims to prevent the export to third countries of products in which the level of contamination exceeds the maximum levels permitted in the Community following a nuclear accident or any other case of radiological emergency.

ACT

Council Regulation (EEC) No 2219/89 of 18 July 1989 on the special conditions for exporting foodstuffs and feedingstuffs following a nuclear accident or any other case of radiological emergency.

SUMMARY

Foodstuffs and feedingstuffs in which the level of radioactive contamination exceeds the maximum permitted levels applicable on the internal market pursuant to Council Regulation (Euratom) No 3954/87 may not be exported.

Member States shall carry out checks to ensure that these maximum permitted levels are observed.

Each Member State must communicate to the Commission the fullest information on the application of this Regulation. The Commission shall forward this information to the other Member States.

References

Act

Entry into force

Deadline for transposition in the Member States

Official Journal

Regulation (EEC) No 2219/1989

25.7.1989

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OJ L 211 of 22.7.1989

RELATED ACTS

Council Regulation (EC) No 733/2008 of 15 July 2008 on the conditions governing imports of agricultural products originating in third countries following the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power station [Official Journal L 201 of 30.7.2008].

Last updated: 07.12.2010

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