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Document 32002D0162

2002/162/EC: Commission Decision of 22 February 2002 amending Decisions 2001/925/EC, 2002/33/EC and 2002/41/EC to prolong certain protection measures and detailed conditions in relation to classical swine fever in Spain (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2002) 618)

OJ L 53, 23.2.2002, p. 45–45 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/03/2002

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2002/162(1)/oj

32002D0162

2002/162/EC: Commission Decision of 22 February 2002 amending Decisions 2001/925/EC, 2002/33/EC and 2002/41/EC to prolong certain protection measures and detailed conditions in relation to classical swine fever in Spain (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2002) 618)

Official Journal L 053 , 23/02/2002 P. 0045 - 0045


Commission Decision

of 22 February 2002

amending Decisions 2001/925/EC, 2002/33/EC and 2002/41/EC to prolong certain protection measures and detailed conditions in relation to classical swine fever in Spain

(notified under document number C(2002) 618)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2002/162/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 90/425/EEC of 26 June 1990 concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market(1), as last amended by Directive 92/118/EEC(2) and, in particular, Article 10(4) thereof,

Having regard to Council Directive 2001/89/EC of 23 October 2001 on Community measures for the control of classical swine fever(3) and, in particular, Article 10(1)(b) and Article 11(1)(f) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Outbreaks of classical swine fever have occurred in Cataluña in Spain.

(2) Spain has taken measures within the framework of Directive 2001/89/EC.

(3) In relation to these outbreaks of disease, the Commission adopted: (i) Decision 2001/925/EC(4), as last amended by Decision 2002/31/EC(5), concerning certain protection measures relating to classical swine fever in Spain; (ii) Decision 2002/33/EC(6) on the use of two slaughterhouses, in accordance with Article 10(1)(b) of Council Directive 2001/89/EC, by Spain; and (iii) Decision 2002/41/EC(7), concerning certain further detailed conditions for the granting of authorisation for the removal of pigs from the holdings located within the protection and surveillance zones established in Spain in relation to classical swine fever.

(4) In the light of the evolution of the situation in the concerned area of Spain it is appropriate to prolong the adopted measures and conditions and to amend Decisions 2001/925/EC, 2002/33/EC and 2002/41/EC accordingly.

(5) The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Veterinary Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

In Article 8 of Decision 2001/925/EC:

(a) the words "20 February 2002" are replaced by the words "20 March 2002";

(b) the words "28 February 2002" are replaced by the words "31 March 2002".

Article 2

In Article 2 of Decision 2002/33/EC the words "28 February 2002" are replaced by the words "31 March 2002".

Article 3

In Article 4 of Decision 2002/41/EC the words "28 February 2002" are replaced by the words "31 March 2002".

Article 4

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 22 February 2002.

For the Commission

David Byrne

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 29.

(2) OJ L 62, 15.3.1993, p. 49.

(3) OJ L 316, 1.12.2001, p. 5.

(4) OJ L 339, 21.12.2001, p. 56.

(5) OJ L 13, 16.1.2002, p. 31.

(6) OJ L 13, 16.1.2002, p. 35.

(7) OJ L 19, 22.1.2002, p. 47.

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