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Consolidated text: Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/1918 of 28 October 2016 concerning certain safeguard measures in relation to chronic wasting disease (notified under document C(2016) 6815) (Text with EEA relevance)Text with EEA relevance

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02016D1918 — EN — 21.12.2020 — 002.001


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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1918

of 28 October 2016

concerning certain safeguard measures in relation to chronic wasting disease

(notified under document C(2016) 6815)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 296 1.11.2016, p. 21)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2017/2181 of 21 November 2017

  L 307

58

23.11.2017

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2020/2167 of 17 December 2020

  L 431

70

21.12.2020




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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1918

of 28 October 2016

concerning certain safeguard measures in relation to chronic wasting disease

(notified under document C(2016) 6815)

(Text with EEA relevance)



Article 1

For the purpose of this Decision, the following definitions shall apply:

(1) 

‘live cervids’ means live animals of the family Cervidae;

(2) 

‘live reindeer’ means live animals of the genus Rangifer.

Article 2

1.  
The movement of live cervids from Norway into the Union shall be prohibited.
2.  

By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the following movements of live cervids shall be permitted:

(a) 

movements of live reindeer for seasonal grazing from Norway to the areas in Sweden listed in the Annex, or back to the areas in Sweden listed in the Annex after seasonal grazing in Norway, provided that the competent authority of Sweden gives its prior written consent to such movement;

(b) 

movements of live reindeer for seasonal grazing from Norway to the areas in Finland listed in the Annex;

(c) 

movements of live reindeer from Finland which have grazed in Norway in the area located between the Norwegian-Finnish border and the Norwegian-Finnish Reindeer Fence and return to Finland;

(d) 

movements of live cervids from Norway to Sweden or Finland for direct slaughter, provided that the competent authority of the Member State of destination gave its prior written consent to such movement;

(e) 

movements of live reindeer from Norway to the areas in Sweden listed in the Annex for sportive or cultural events, or after having taken part in sportive or cultural events, provided that the competent authority of Sweden gives its prior written consent to the movement of each consignments;

(f) 

transit of live cervids from Norway through Sweden or Finland and destined to Norway, provided that the competent authority of the Member State of transit gave its prior written consent.

Article 3

1.  
The Member States concerned shall prohibit the dispatch of live cervids from the areas listed in the Annex.
2.  
By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the dispatch of live cervids for direct slaughter from the areas in Sweden listed in the Annex to the rest of Sweden or to Finland shall be permitted, provided that the competent authority of destination gave its prior written consent to such movement.
3.  
By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the dispatch of live cervids for direct slaughter from the areas in Finland listed in the Annex to Sweden shall be permitted. In addition, the dispatch of live cervids for direct slaughter from the areas in Finland listed in the Annex to the rest of Finland shall be permitted provided that the competent authority of Finland gave its prior written consent to such movement.
4.  
By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the dispatch of live cervids from the areas listed in the Annex to Norway shall be permitted provided that the competent authority of Norway gave its prior written consent.

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Article 3a

1.  
The importation into the Union from third countries of consignments of cervid urine hunting lures shall be prohibited.
2.  
The movement into the Union of consignments of urine hunting lures derived from cervids originating in Norway shall be prohibited.
3.  
The manufacture, placing on the market and use of urine hunting lures from cervids originating in the areas listed in the Annex shall be prohibited.

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Article 4

This Decision shall apply until ►M2  31 December 2022 ◄ .

Article 5

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

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ANNEX

1.    The areas of Sweden referred to in Article 2(2)(a) and (e), Article 3(1), (2) and (4) and Article 3a(3)

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the county of Norrbotten,
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the county of Västerbotten,
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the county of Jämtland,
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the county of Västernorrland,
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the Älvdalen municipality in the county of Dalarna,
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the municipalities of Nordanstig, Hudiksvall and Söderhamn in the county of Gävleborg.

2.    The areas of Finland referred to in Article 2(2)(b), Article 3(1), (3) and (4) and Article 3a(3)

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the area located between the Norwegian-Finnish border and the Norwegian-Finnish Reindeer Fence.
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