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Document 31998D0622

98/622/EC: Commission Decision of 27 October 1998 concerning the importation of certain live animals and animal products from Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands and amending Council Decision 79/542/EEC (notified under document number C(1998) 3239) (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 296, 5.11.1998, p. 16–20 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 07/11/1999; Implicitly repealed by 399D0759

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/1998/622/oj

31998D0622

98/622/EC: Commission Decision of 27 October 1998 concerning the importation of certain live animals and animal products from Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands and amending Council Decision 79/542/EEC (notified under document number C(1998) 3239) (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 296 , 05/11/1998 P. 0016 - 0020


COMMISSION DECISION of 27 October 1998 concerning the importation of certain live animals and animal products from Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands and amending Council Decision 79/542/EEC (notified under document number C(1998) 3239) (Text with EEA relevance) (98/622/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 72/462/EEC of 12 December 1972 on health and veterinary inspection problems upon importation of bovine, ovine and caprine animals and swine, fresh meat or meat products from third countries (1), as last amended by Directive 97/79/EC (2), and in particular Article 3 thereof,

Whereas Council Decision 79/542/EEC (3), as last amended by Commission Decision 98/594/EC (4), draws up a list of third countries from which the Member States authorise imports of bovine animals, swine, equidae, sheep and goats, fresh meat and meat products;

Whereas, following Community veterinary missions, it appears that both Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands are covered by sufficiently well-structured and organised veterinary services;

Whereas Zimbabwe and the Falkland Islands should be added to the list of third countries from which Member States authorise imports of meat of wild animals;

Whereas the Falkland Islands should be added to the list of third countries from which Member States authorise imports of live animals and meat of bovine and ovine species;

Whereas Decision 79/542/EEC should be amended accordingly;

Whereas the specific animal health conditions and veterinary certification for importation of bovine animals, swine, equidae, sheep and goats, fresh meat and meat products will be laid down in other Decisions according to the animal health situation of the third country concerned;

Whereas the measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Veterinary Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Part 1 of the Annex to Decision 79/542/EEC is replaced by the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 27 October 1998.

For the Commission

Franz FISCHLER

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 302, 31. 12. 1972, p. 28.

(2) OJ L 24, 30. 1. 1998, p. 31.

(3) OJ L 146, 14. 6. 1979, p. 15.

(4) OJ L 286, 23. 10. 1998, p. 53.

ANNEX

'Imports shall fulfil the appropriate animal and public health requirements.

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