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Commission Implementing Decision of 9 October 2014 concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States and repealing Implementing Decision 2014/178/EU (notified under document C(2014) 7222) (Text with EEA relevance) (2014/709/EU)

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION

of 9 October 2014

concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States and repealing Implementing Decision 2014/178/EU

(notified under document C(2014) 7222)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2014/709/EU)

(OJ L 295 11.10.2014, p. 63)

Amended by:

 

 

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/251 Text with EEA relevance of 13 February 2015

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17.2.2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/558 Text with EEA relevance of 1 April 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/820 Text with EEA relevance of 22 May 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1169 Text with EEA relevance of 14 July 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1318 Text with EEA relevance of 29 July 2015

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31.7.2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1372 Text with EEA relevance of 7 August 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1405 Text with EEA relevance of 18 August 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1432 Text with EEA relevance of 25 August 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/1783 Text with EEA relevance of 1 October 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2015/2433 Text with EEA relevance of 18 December 2015

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/180 Text with EEA relevance of 9 February 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/464 Text with EEA relevance of 29 March 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/857 Text with EEA relevance of 27 May 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1236 Text with EEA relevance of 27 July 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1372 Text with EEA relevance of 10 August 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1405 Text with EEA relevance of 22 August 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2016/1441 Text with EEA relevance of 30 August 2016

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION

of 9 October 2014

concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States and repealing Implementing Decision 2014/178/EU

(notified under document C(2014) 7222)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2014/709/EU)



Article 1

Subject matter and scope

This Decision lays down animal health control measures in relation to African swine fever in the Member States or areas thereof as set out in the Annex (the Member States concerned).

It shall apply without prejudice to the plans for the eradication of African swine fever from feral pig populations in the Member State concerned, approved by the Commission in accordance with Article 16 of Directive 2002/60/EC.

Article 2

Prohibition on the dispatch of live pigs, porcine semen, ova and embryo, pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products containing pig meat as well as consignments of animal by-products from porcine animals from certain areas listed in the Annex

The Member States concerned shall prohibit:

(a) the dispatch of live pigs from the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex;

(b) the dispatch of consignments of porcine semen, ova and embryos from the areas listed in Parts III and IV of the Annex;

(c) the dispatch of consignments of pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products containing such meat from the areas listed in Parts III and IV of the Annex;

(d) the dispatch of consignments of animal by-products from porcine animals from the areas listed in Parts III and IV of the Annex.

Article 3

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of live pigs from the areas listed in Part II of the Annex

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By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (a) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of live pigs from a holding located in the areas listed in Part II of the Annex to other areas in the territory of the same Member State or to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State provided that:

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1. the pigs have been resident for a period of at least 30 days or since birth on the holding and no live pigs have been introduced into that holding from the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex during a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the movement, and

2. the pigs have been subjected to laboratory testing for African swine fever carried out with negative results on samples taken in accordance with the sampling procedures as laid down in the plan for the eradication of African swine fever referred to in the second paragraph of Article 1 of this Decision within a period of 15 days prior to the date of the movement and a clinical examination for African swine fever has been carried out by an official veterinarian in accordance with the checking and sampling procedures laid down in Part A of Chapter IV of the Annex to Commission Decision 2003/422/EC ( 1 ) on the date of dispatch, or

3. the pigs come from a holding:

(a) that has been subjected at least twice a year, with an interval of at least 4 months, to inspections by the competent veterinary authority, which:

(i) followed the guidelines and procedures laid down in Chapter IV of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC;

(ii) included a clinical examination and sampling in which the pigs over the age of 60 days have been subjected to the laboratory testing in accordance with the checking and sampling procedures laid down in Part A of Chapter IV of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC;

(iii) checked the effective application of the measures provided for in the second indent and in the fourth to seventh indents of Article 15(2)(b) of Directive 2002/60/EC;

(b) that implements bio-security requirements for African swine fever as established by the competent authority,

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4. for live pigs dispatched to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State, the following additional requirements shall apply:

(a) the pigs comply with any other appropriate animal health guarantees based on a positive outcome of a risk assessment of measures against the spread of African swine fever required by the competent authority of the Member State of the place of origin and approved by the competent authority of the Member State of the place of transit and the competent authority of the Member State of destination, prior to the movement of such animals;

(b) the Member State of origin immediately informs the Commission and the other Member States of the animal health guarantees and the approval by the competent authorities referred to in point (a);

(c) a channelling procedure in accordance with Article 16a is set up, under the control of the competent authorities of the Member States of origin, transit and destination, in order to ensure that the animals, moved in accordance with the additional requirements provided for in point (a) are transported in a safe manner and are not subsequently moved to another Member State.

(d) For live pigs that comply with the additional requirements of point 4 of this Article, the following additional wording shall be added to the corresponding health certificate for swine referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 64/432/EEC:

‘Pigs in compliance with Article 3 of Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU.’

Article 3a

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of live pigs from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex

By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (a) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of live pigs from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex to other areas listed in Parts II in the territory of the same Member State or to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State, provided that:

1. the pigs are from a holding with an appropriate level of biosecurity approved by the competent authority, the holding is under the supervision of the competent authority, and the pigs comply with the requirements laid down in point 1 of Article 3 and in either point 2 or point 3 of Article 3;

2. the pigs are located in the centre of an area of at least three km radius in which all animals in the holdings comply with the requirements laid down in point 1 of Article 3 and in either point 2 or point 3 of Article 3;

3. the competent authority of the holding of dispatch must inform in due time the competent authority of the holding of destination of the intention to send the pigs and the competent authority of the holding of destination must notify the competent authority of the holding of dispatch of the arrival of the pigs;

4. the transport of the pigs within and through areas outside of the areas listed in Part III of the Annex must be carried out along predefined transport routes and the vehicles used for transporting the pigs must be cleaned, if necessary disinsectised and disinfected as soon as possible after unloading;

5. for live pigs dispatched to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State, the following additional requirements shall apply:

(a) the pigs comply with any other appropriate animal health guarantees based on a positive outcome of a risk assessment of measures against the spread of African swine fever required by the competent authority of the Member State of origin and approved by the competent authority of the Member State of the place of transit and the competent authority of the Member State of destination, prior to the movement of such animals;

(b) the Member State of the place of origin immediately informs the Commission and the other Member States of the animal health guarantees and the approval by the competent authorities referred to in the point (a) and authorises a list of holdings that comply with animal health guarantees;

(c) a channelling procedure in accordance with Article 16a is set up, under the control of the competent authorities of the Member States of origin, transit and destination, in order to ensure that the animals, moved in accordance with the additional requirements provided for in point (a), are transported in a safe manner and are not subsequently moved to another Member State;

(d) for the live pigs that comply with all conditions of this Article, the following additional wording shall be added to the corresponding health certificate for swine referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 64/432/EEC:

‘Pigs in compliance with Article 3a of Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU.’

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Article 4

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of consignments of live pigs for immediate slaughter from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex and the dispatch of consignments of pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products obtained from such pigs

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By way of derogation from the prohibitions provided for in points (a) and (c) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch for immediate slaughter of live pigs from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex to other areas in the territory of the same Member State or to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State in case there are logistic limitations in the slaughter capacity of the slaughterhouses approved by the competent authority in accordance with Article 12 located in the areas listed in Part III of the Annex, provided that:

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1. the pigs have been resident for a period of at least 30 days or since birth on the holding and no live pigs have been introduced into that holding from the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex during a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the movement;

2. the pigs comply with the requirements laid down in paragraph 1 and in paragraph 2 or paragraph 3 of Article 3;

3. the pigs are transported for immediate slaughter directly, without stopping or unloading, to a slaughterhouse approved in accordance with Article 12 and specifically designated by the competent authority for that purpose;

4. the competent authority responsible for the slaughterhouse has been informed by the dispatching competent authority of the intention to send the pigs and notifies the dispatching competent authority of their arrival;

5. on arrival at the slaughterhouse, these pigs are kept and slaughtered separately from other pigs and are slaughtered on a specific day in which only these pigs from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex are slaughtered;

6. the transport of the pigs to the slaughterhouse within and through areas outside of the areas listed in Part III of the Annex is carried out along predefined transport routes and the vehicles used for transporting those pigs are cleaned, if necessary disinsectised, disinfected as soon as possible after unloading;

7. the Member States concerned ensures that the fresh pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products obtained from those pigs:

(a) are produced, stored and processed in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12;

(b) are marked in accordance with Article 16;

(c) are only marketed on the territory of that Member State;

8. the Member States concerned ensures that the animal by-products from those pigs are subjected to a treatment in a channelled system approved by the competent authority which ensures that the derived product obtained from those pigs poses no risks as regards African swine fever;

9. the Member States concerned immediately informs the Commission of the granting of the derogation according to this Article and notifies the name(s) and address(es) of the slaughterhouse(s) approved under this Article;

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10. for live pigs dispatched to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of another Member State, the following additional requirements shall apply:

(a) the pigs comply with any other appropriate animal health guarantees based on a positive outcome of a risk assessment of measures against the spread of African swine fever required by the competent authority of the Member State of the place of origin and approved by the competent authority of the Member State of transit and the competent authority of the Member State of destination, prior to the movement of such animals;

(b) the Member State of the place of origin shall immediately inform the Commission and the other Member States of the animal health guarantees and the approval by the competent authorities referred to in point (a) and authorises a list of holdings complying with animal health guarantees;

(c) a channelling procedure in accordance with Article 16a is set up, under the control of the competent authorities of the Member States of origin, transit and destination, in order to ensure that the animals, moved in accordance with the additional requirements provided for in point (a), are transported in a safe manner and are not subsequently moved to another Member State;

(d) for live pigs that comply with all conditions of this Article, the following additional wording shall be added to the corresponding health certificate for swine referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 64/432/EEC:

‘Pigs in compliance with Article 4 of Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU.’

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Article 5

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of consignments of pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products consisting of or containing pig meat from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex

By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (c) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products consisting of or containing pig meat, from the areas listed in Part III of the Annex provided they are either:

(a) derived from pigs which have been kept since birth in holdings located outside the areas listed in Parts II, III or IV of the Annex, and the pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing such meat, have been produced, stored and processed in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12; or

(b) derived from pigs that comply with the requirements laid down in paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 or paragraph 3 of Article 3 and the pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing such meat, have been produced, stored and processed in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12; or

(c) have been produced and processed in accordance with Article 4(1) of Directive 2002/99/EC in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12.

Article 6

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of consignments of pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products consisting of or containing pig meat from the areas listed in Part IV of the Annex

By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (c) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of pig meat, pig meat preparations, pig meat products and any other products consisting of or containing pig meat, from the areas listed in Part IV of the Annex provided they are either:

(a) derived from pigs which have been kept since birth in holdings located outside the areas listed in the Annex, and the pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing such meat, have been produced, stored and processed in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12; or

(b) have been produced and processed in accordance with Article 4(1) of Directive 2002/99/EC in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12.

Article 7

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of consignments of animal by-products from porcine animals from the areas listed in Parts III and IV of the Annex

1.  By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (d) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of derived products as referred to in Article 3(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council ( 2 ) obtained from animal by-products from porcine animals originating from the areas listed in Part III and IV of the Annex provided that those by-products have been subjected to a treatment which ensures that the derived product pose no risks as regards African swine fever.

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2.  By way of derogation from the prohibition provided for in point (d) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of animal by-products of porcine origin other than feral pigs, including unprocessed bodies of dead animals from holdings or carcases from slaughterhouses approved in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 853/2004 located in the areas listed in Part III of the Annex to a processing, incineration or co-incineration plant, as referred to in Article 24(1)(a),(b) and (c) of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, located outside the areas listed in Part III of the Annex, provided that:

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(a) the animal by-products originate from holdings or from slaughterhouses situated within the areas listed in Part III of the Annex, where there has been no outbreak of African swine fewer during at least 40 days prior to the dispatch;

(b) each truck and other vehicles that are used for transport of those animal by-products has been individually registered by the competent authority in accordance with Article 23 of Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009, and:

(i) the covered leak-proof compartment for the transport of those animal by-products is constructed in a way permitting its effective cleaning and disinfection and the construction of floors facilitates the draining and collection of liquids;

(ii) the application for registration of the truck and other vehicles contains evidence that the truck or vehicle had been successfully subject to regular technical checks;

(iii) each truck must be accompanied by a satellite navigation system to determine his real time location. The operator of the transport shall enable the competent authority to control the real time movement of the truck and to keep the electronic records of the movement for at least 2 months;

(c) after loading the compartment for the transport of those animal by-products shall be sealed by the official veterinarian. Only the official veterinarian may break the seal and replace it with a new one. Each loading or replacement of seals shall be notified to the competent authority;

(d) any entry of the trucks or vehicles into pig holdings shall be prohibited and the competent authority ensures a safe collection of the carcases of pigs;

(e) the transport to the above referred plants takes place directly to those plants only, without stopping at the route authorised by the competent authority from the designated disinfection point at the exit from the area listed in Part III of the Annex. At the designated disinfection point the trucks and vehicles must be subject to proper cleansing and disinfection under control of the official veterinarian;

(f) each consignment of animal by-products is accompanied by the duly completed commercial document referred to in Chapter III of Annex VIII to Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 ( 3 ). The official veterinarian responsible for the processing plant of destination must confirm each arrival to the competent authority referred to in point (b)(iii);

(g) after unloading of the animal by-products the truck or vehicle and any other equipment which are used in the transport of that animal by-products and that might be contaminated, are cleaned, disinfected and if necessary disinsectised in its entirety within the closed area of the processing plant under the supervision of the official veterinarian. Article 12(a) of Directive 2002/60/EC shall apply;

(h) the animal by-products are processed without any delay. Any storage in the processing plant shall be prohibited;

(i) the competent authority shall ensure that the dispatch of animal by-products does not exceed the relevant daily processing capacity of the processing plant;

(j) before the first dispatch from Part III of the Annex takes place, the competent authority shall ensure that the necessary arrangements with the relevant authorities within the meaning of point (c) of Annex VI to Directive 2002/60/EC in order to ensure the emergency plan, the chain of command and full cooperation of services in case of accidents during the transport, mayor breakdown of truck or vehicle or any fraudulent action of operator. The operators of the trucks shall immediately notify the competent authority of any accident or breakdown of truck or vehicle.

Article 8

Prohibition on the dispatch to other Member States and third countries of live pigs from the areas listed in the Annex

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1.  Without prejudice to Article 3, Article 3a and Article 4, the Member States concerned shall ensure that live pigs are not dispatched from their territory to other Member States and third countries, except where those live pigs come from:

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(a) areas outside those listed in the Annex;

(b) a holding where no live pigs originating from the areas listed in the Annex have been introduced during a period of at least 30 days immediately prior to the date of dispatch.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of live pigs from a holding located in the areas listed in the Part I of the Annex provided that those live pigs comply with the following conditions:

(a) they have been uninterruptedly resident on the holding for a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the dispatch or since birth and no live pigs have been introduced into that holding from the areas listed in the Annex during a period of at least 30 days prior to the date of the dispatch;

(b) they come from a holding which implements bio-security requirements for African swine fever as established by the competent authority;

(c) they have been subjected to laboratory testing for African swine fever carried out with negative results on samples taken in accordance with the sampling procedures as laid down in the plan for the eradication of African swine fever referred to in the second paragraph of Article 1 of this Decision within a period of 15 days prior to the date of the movement and a clinical examination for African swine fever has been carried out by an official veterinarian in accordance with the checking and sampling procedures laid down in Part A of Chapter IV of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC on the date of shipment; or

(d) they come from a holding which has been subjected at least twice a year, with an interval of at least 4 months, to inspections by the competent veterinary authority, which:

(i) followed the guidelines and procedures laid down in Chapter IV of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC;

(ii) included a clinical examination and sampling in which the pigs over the age of 60 days have been subjected to the laboratory testing in accordance with the checking and sampling procedures laid down in Part A of Chapter IV of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC;

(iii) checked the effective application of the measures provided for in the second indent and in the fourth to seventh indents of Article 15(2)(b) of Directive 2002/60/EC.

3.  For consignments of the live pigs complying with the conditions of the derogation provided to in paragraph 2, the following additional wording shall be added to the corresponding veterinary documents and/or health certificates referred to in Article 5(1) of Directive 64/432/EEC and Article 3(1) of Decision 93/444/EEC:

‘Pigs in compliance with Article 8(2) of Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU ( 4 ).

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Article 9

Prohibition on the dispatch to other Member States and third countries of consignments of porcine semen and ova and embryos collected from pigs from the areas listed in the Annex

1.  The Member State concerned shall ensure that no consignments of the following commodities are dispatched from their territory to other Member States and third countries:

(a) porcine semen, unless the semen was collected from donor boars kept at semen collection centre approved in accordance with Article 3(a) of Council Directive 90/429/EEC ( 5 ) and located outside the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex to this Decision;

(b) porcine ova and embryos, unless the ova and embryos originate from donor females of the porcine species kept in holdings which comply with Article 8(2) and are situated outside the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex and the embryos are in vivo derived embryos conceived as a result of artificial insemination or in vitro produced embryos conceived as a result of fertilisation with semen complying with the conditions laid down in point (a) of this paragraph.

2.  By way of derogation from the prohibitions provided for in paragraph 1(a) of this Article and point (b) of Article 2, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of consignments of porcine semen, if the semen was collected from donor boars kept at a semen collection centre approved in accordance with Article 3(a) of Directive 90/429/EEC, applying all biosecurity rules relevant for African swine fever and located in the areas listed in Parts II and III of the Annex to this Decision to areas listed in Part II or III of the Annex of the same Member State or another Member State provided that:

(a) the consignments of porcine semen comply with any other appropriate animal health guarantees based on a positive outcome of a risk assessment of measures against the spread of African swine fever required by the competent authority of the Member State of origin and approved by the competent authority of the Member State of destination, prior to the dispatch of the consignment of semen;

(b) the Member State of origin immediately informs the Commission and the other Member States of the animal health guarantees referred to in the point (a);

(c) the donor boars comply with the requirements laid down in point 1 of Article 3 and in either point 2 or point 3 of Article 3;

(d) the donor boars were subjected to an individual agent identification test performed within 5 days prior to the date of collection of the semen to be dispatched, with negative results and a copy of test results is attached to the animal health certificate accompanying the consignment of the semen;

(e) the following additional attestation shall be added to the corresponding animal health certificates referred to in Article 6(1) of Directive 90/429/EEC:

‘Porcine semen in compliance with Article 9 of Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU of 9 October 2014 concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States and repealing Implementing Decision 2014/178/EU.’

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Article 10

Prohibition on the dispatch to other Member States and third countries of consignments of animal by-products from porcine animals from the areas listed in the Annex

1.  The Member States concerned shall ensure that no consignments of animal by-products from porcine animals are dispatched from their territory to other Member States and third countries, unless those porcine by-products originated from pigs originating in and coming from holdings located in the areas outside those listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of derived products obtained from animal by-products from porcine animals from the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex to other Member States and third countries provided that:

(a) those by-products have been subjected to a treatment which ensures that the derived product obtained from porcine animals poses no risks as regards African swine fever;

(b) the consignments of derived products are accompanied by a commercial document issued as referred in Chapter III of Annex VIII to Regulation (EU) No 142/2011.

Article 11

Prohibition on the dispatch to other Member States and third countries of fresh pig meat and of certain pig meat preparations and pig meat products from areas listed in the Annex

1.  The Member States concerned shall ensure that consignments of fresh pig meat from pigs originating from holdings located in the areas listed in the Annex, and pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing meat from those pigs are not dispatched to other Member States and third countries, except where such pig meat was produced from pigs originating in and coming from holdings not located in the areas listed in Parts II, III or IV of the Annex.

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2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the Member States concerned with areas listed in Part II, III or IV of the Annex may authorise the dispatch of fresh pig meat referred to in paragraph 1 and pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing such pig meat, to other Member States and third countries provided that those pig meat preparations and pig meat products are derived from pigs which have been kept since birth in holdings located outside the areas listed in Parts II, III and IV of the Annex and the fresh pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products are produced, stored and processed in establishments approved in accordance with Article 12.

3.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1, the Member States concerned with areas listed in Part II of the Annex may authorise the dispatch of fresh pig meat referred to in paragraph 1 and pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of, or containing such pig meat, to other Member States and third countries provided that those pig meat preparations and pig meat products are derived from pigs that comply with the requirements laid down in paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 or paragraph 3 of Article 3.

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Article 12

Approval of slaughterhouses, cutting plants and meat processing establishments for the purposes of Articles 4, 5 and 6 and Article 11(2)

The competent authority of the Member States concerned shall only approve slaughterhouses, cutting plants and meat processing establishments for the purposes of Articles 4, 5 and 6 and Article 11(2) in which the production, storage and processing of the fresh pig meat and pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of or containing such pig meat eligible for dispatch to other Member States and third countries in accordance with the derogations provided for in Articles 4 to 6 and 11(2), is carried out separately from the production, storage and processing of other products consisting of or containing fresh pig meat and pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of or containing meat derived from pigs originating in or coming from holdings located in areas listed in the Annex other than those approved in accordance with this Article.

Article 13

Derogation from the prohibition on the dispatch of fresh pig meat and of certain pig meat preparations and pig meat products from areas listed in the Annex

By way of derogation from Article 11, the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of fresh pig meat, pig meat preparations and pig meat products consisting of or containing such meat from the areas listed in Parts II, III or IV of the Annex, to other Member States and third countries provided that the products in question:

(a) have been produced and processed in compliance with Article 4(1) of Directive 2002/99/EC;

(b) are subjected to veterinary certification in accordance with Article 5 of Directive 2002/99/EC;

(c) are accompanied by the appropriate intra-Union trade health certificate as set out in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 599/2004 and of which Part II shall be completed by the following:

‘Products in accordance with Commission Implementing Decision 2014/709/EU of 9 October 2014 concerning animal health control measures relating to African swine fever in certain Member States ( 6 ).

Article 14

Information concerning Articles 11, 12 and 13

The Member States shall communicate to the Commission and the other Member States, every six months from the date of this Decision, the updated list of approved establishments referred to in Article 12 and any relevant information on the application of Articles 11, 12 and 13.

Article 15

Measures relating to live feral pigs, fresh meat, meat preparations and meat products consisting of or containing meat from feral pigs

1.  The Member States concerned shall ensure that:

(a) no live feral pigs from the areas listed in the Annex are dispatched to other Member States or to other areas in the territory of the same Member State;

(b) no consignments of fresh meat of feral pigs, meat preparations and meat products consisting of or containing such meat from the areas listed in the Annex are dispatched to other Member States or to other areas in the territory of the same Member State.

2.  By way of derogation from paragraph 1(b), the Member States concerned may authorise the dispatch of consignments of fresh meat of feral pigs, meat preparations and meat products consisting of or containing such meat from the areas listed in Part I of the Annex to other areas in the territory of the same Member State not listed in the Annex, provided that the feral pigs have been tested with negative results for African swine fever in accordance with the diagnostic procedures set out in Parts C and D of Chapter VI of the Annex to Decision 2003/422/EC.

Article 16

Special health marks and certification requirements for fresh meat, meat preparations and meat products subject to prohibition referred to in Article 2, Article 11(1) and Article 15(1)

The Member States concerned shall ensure that the fresh meat and meat preparations and meat products subject to the prohibitions provided for in Articles 2, Article 11(1) and Article 15(1) are marked with a special health mark that is not oval and cannot be confused with:

(a) the identification mark for meat preparations and meat products consisting of, or containing pig meat, as set out in Section I of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 853/2004;

(b) the health mark for fresh pig meat as set out in Chapter III of Section I of Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 854/2004.

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Article 16a

Channelling procedure

The competent authority shall ensure that the channelling procedure complies with the following requirements:

1. each truck and other vehicles that are used for the transport of live pigs have been:

(a) individually registered by the competent authority of the Member State of dispatch for the purpose of the transport of live pigs using the channelling procedure;

(b) sealed by the official veterinarian after loading; only the official from the competent authority may break the seal and replace it with a new one; each loading or replacement of seals must be notified to the competent authority;

2. the transport takes place:

(a) directly, without stopping;

(b) taking the route that has been authorised by the competent authority;

3. the official veterinarian responsible for the holding of destination must confirm each arrival to the competent authority of origin;

4. after unloading of the live pigs the truck or vehicle and any other equipment which have been used in the transport of these pigs, are cleaned and disinfected in their entirety within the closed area of the place of destination under the supervision of the official veterinarian. Article 12(a) of Directive 2002/60/EC shall apply;

5. before the first dispatch from areas listed in Part III of the Annex takes place, the competent authority of origin shall ensure that the necessary arrangements are in place with the relevant authorities within the meaning of point (c) of Annex VI to Directive 2002/60/EC in order to ensure that the emergency plan, the chain of command and full cooperation of services in case of accidents during the transport, a major breakdown of the truck or other vehicle or any fraudulent action of the operator. The operators of the trucks shall immediately notify the competent authority of any accident or major breakdown of the truck or the vehicle.

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Article 17

Requirements concerning holdings and transport vehicles in the areas listed in the Annex

The Member States concerned shall ensure that:

(a) the conditions laid down in the second and the fourth to seventh indents of Article 15(2)(b) of Directive 2002/60/EC are applied in the pig holdings located within the areas listed in the Annex to this Decision;

(b) vehicles which have been used for the transport of pigs or animal by-products from porcine animals originating from holdings located within the areas listed in the Annex to this Decision are cleansed and disinfected immediately following each operation and the transporter provides and carries in the vehicle proof of such cleansing and disinfection.

Article 18

Information requirements of the Member States concerned

The Member States concerned shall inform the Commission and the other Member States, in the framework of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed, of the results of the surveillance for African swine fever carried out in the areas listed in the Annex, as provided for in the plans for the eradication of African swine fever from feral pig populations approved by the Commission in accordance with Article 16 of Directive 2002/60/EC and referred to in the second paragraph of Article 1 of this Decision.

Article 19

Compliance

The Member States shall amend the measures they apply to trade so as to bring them into compliance with this Decision and they shall give immediate appropriate publicity to the measures adopted. They shall immediately inform the Commission thereof.

Article 20

Repeal

Implementing Decision 2014/178/EU is repealed.

Article 21

Applicability

This Decision shall apply until ►M10  31 December 2019 ◄ .

Article 22

Addressees

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

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ANNEX

PART I

1.    Estonia

The following areas in Estonia:

 the maakond of Hiiumaa.

2.    Latvia

The following areas in Latvia:

 in the novads of Bauskas, the pagasti of Īslīces, Gailīšu, Brunavas and Ceraukstes,

 in the novads of Dobeles, the pagasti of Bikstu, Zebrenes, Annenieku, Naudītes, Penkules, Auru and Krimūnu, Dobeles, Berzes, the part of the pagasts of Jaunbērzes located to the west of road P98, and the pilsēta of Dobele,

 in the novads of Jelgavas, the pagasti of Glūdas, Svētes, Platones, Vircavas, Jaunsvirlaukas, Zaļenieku, Vilces, Lielplatones, Elejas and Sesavas,

 in the novads of Kandavas, the pagasti of Vānes and Matkules,

 in the novads of Talsu, the pagasti of Lubes, Īves, Valdgales, Ģibuļu, Lībagu, Laidzes, Ārlavas, Abavas, the pilsētas of Sabile, Talsi, Stende and Valdemārpils,

 the novads of Brocēnu,

 the novads of Dundagas,

 the novads of Jaunpils,

 the novads of Rojas,

 the novads of Rundāles,

 the novads of Stopiņu,

 the novads of Tērvetes,

 the pilsēta of Bauska,

 the republikas pilsēta of Jelgava,

 the republikas pilsēta of Jūrmala.

3.    Lithuania

The following areas in Lithuania:

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Jurbarkas, the seniūnijos of Raudonės, Veliuonos, Seredžiaus and Juodaičių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Pakruojis, the seniūnijos of Klovainių, Rozalimo and Pakruojo,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Panevežys, the part of the Krekenavos seniūnija located to the west of the river Nevėžis,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Raseiniai, the seniūnijos of Ariogalos, Ariogalos miestas, Betygalos, Pagojukų and Šiluvos,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Šakiai, the seniūnijos of Plokščių, Kriūkų, Lekėčių, Lukšių, Griškabūdžio, Barzdų, Žvirgždaičių, Sintautų, Kudirkos Naumiesčio, Slavikų, Šakių,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Pasvalys,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Vilkaviškis,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Radviliškis,

 the savivaldybė of Kalvarija,

 the savivaldybė of Kazlų Rūda,

 the savivaldybė of Marijampolė.

4.    Poland

The following areas in Poland:

In the województwo podlaskie:

 the gminy of Augustów with the city of Augustów, Nowinka, Płaska, Sztabin and Bargłów Kościelny in the powiat augustowski,

 the gminy of Brańsk with the city of Brańsk, Boćki, Rudka, Wyszki, the part of the gmina of Bielsk Podlaski located to the west of the line created by road number 19 (going northwards from the city of Bielsk Podlaski) and prolonged by the eastern border of the city of Bielsk Podlaski and road number 66 (going southwards from the city of Bielsk Podlaski), the city of Bielsk Podlaski, the part of the gmina of Orla located to the west of road number 66, in the powiat bielski,

 the gminy of Choroszcz, Juchnowiec Kościelny, Suraż, Turośń Kościelna, Tykocin, Łapy, Poświętne, Zawady and Dobrzyniewo Duże in the powiat białostocki,

 the gminy of Drohiczyn, Dziadkowice, Grodzisk, Milejczyce and Perlejewo in the powiat siemiatycki,

 the gminy of Rutka-Tartak, Szypliszki, Suwałki, Raczki in the powiat suwalski,

 the gminy of Suchowola and Korycin in the powiat sokólski,

 the parts of the gminy of Kleszczele and Czeremcha located to the west of road number 66, in the powiat hajnowski,

 the powiat łomżyński,

 the powiat M. Białystok,

 the powiat M. Łomża,

 the powiat M. Suwałki,

 the powiat moniecki,

 the powiat sejneński,

 the powiat wysokomazowiecki,

 the powiat zambrowski.

In the województwo mazowieckie:

 the gminy of Ceranów, Jabłonna Lacka, Sterdyń and Repki in the powiat sokołowski,

 the gminy of Korczew, Przesmyki, Paprotnia, Suchożebry, Mordy, Siedlce and Zbuczyn in the powiat siedlecki,

 the powiat M. Siedlce,

 the gminy of Rzekuń, Troszyn, Czerwin and Goworowo in the powiat ostrołęcki,

 the gminy of Olszanka, Łosice and Platerów in the powiat łosicki,

 the powiat ostrowski.

In the województwo lubelskie:

 the gmina of Hanna in the powiat włodawski,

 the gminy of Miedzyrzec Podlaski with the city of Miedzyrzec Podlaski, Drelów, Łomazy, Rossosz, Piszczac, Kodeń, Tuczna, Sławatycze, Wisznice and Sosnówka in the powiat bialski.

 the gmina of Kąkolewnica Wschodnia and Komarówka Podlaska in the powiat radzyński.

PART II

1.    Estonia

The following areas in Estonia:

 the linn of Kallaste,

 the linn of Kuressaare,

 the linn of Rakvere,

 the linn of Tartu,

 the linn of Viljandi,

 the maakond of Harjumaa (excluding the part of the vald of Kuusalu located to the south of road 1 (E20), the vald of Aegviidu and the vald of Anija),

 the maakond of IDA-Virumaa,

 the maakond of Läänemaa,

 the maakond of Pärnumaa,

 the maakond of Põlvamaa,

 the maakond of Raplamaa,

 the part of the vald of Kuusalu located to the north of road 1 (E20),

 the part of the vald of Pärsti located to the west of road 24126,

 the part of the vald of Suure-Jaani located to the west of road 49,

 the part of the vald of Tamsalu located to the north-east of the Tallinn-Tartu railway,

 the part of the vald of Tartu located to the east of the Tallinn-Tartu railway,

 the part of the vald of Viiratsi located to the west of the line defined by the western part of road 92 until the junction to road 155, then road 155 until the junction to road 24156, then road 24156 until it crosses Verilaske river, then the Verilaske river until it reaches the southern border of the vald,

 the vald of Abja,

 the vald of Alatskivi,

 the vald of Avanduse,

 the vald of Haaslava,

 the vald of Haljala,

 the vald of Halliste,

 the vald of Kambja,

 the vald of Karksi,

 the vald of Kihelkonna,

 the vald of Koonga,

 the vald of Kõpu,

 the vald of Lääne-Saare,

 the vald of Laekvere,

 the vald of Leisi,

 the vald of Luunja,

 the vald of Mäksa,

 the vald of Märjamaa,

 the vald of Meeksi,

 the vald of Muhu,

 the vald of Mustjala,

 the vald of Orissaare,

 the vald of Peipsiääre,

 the vald of Piirissaare,

 the vald of Pöide,

 the vald of Rägavere,

 the vald of Rakvere,

 the vald of Ruhnu,

 the vald of Saksi,

 the vald of Salme,

 the vald of Sõmeru,

 the vald of Torgu,

 the vald of Vara,

 the vald of Vihula,

 the vald of Võnnu.

2.    Latvia

The following areas in Latvia:

 in the novads of Balvu, the pagsti of Vīksnas, Bērzkalnes, Vectilžas, Lazdulejas, Briežuciema, Tilžas, Bērzpils and Krišjāņu,

 in the novads of Bauskas, the pagasti of Mežotnes, Codes, Dāviņu and Vecsaules,

 in the novads of Dobeles, the part of the pagasts of Jaunbērzes located to the east of road P98,

 in the novads of Gulbenes the pagasti of Lejasciema, Lizuma, Rankas, Druvienas, Tirzas and Līgo,

 in the novads of Jelgavas the pagasti of Kalnciema, Līvbērzes and Valgundes,

 in the novads of Kandavas, the pagasti of Cēres, Kandavas, Zemītes and Zantes, the pilsēta of Kandava,

 in the novads of Limbažu, the pagasti of Skultes, Vidrižu, Limbažu and Umurgas,

 in the novads of Rugāju the pagsts of Lazdukalna,

 in the novads of Salacgrīvas, the pagasts of Liepupes,

 in the novads of Talsu, the pagasti of Ķūļciema, Balgales, Vandzenes, Laucienes, Virbu and Strazdes,

 the novads of Ādažu,

 the novads of Aizkraukles,

 the novads of Aknīstes,

 the novads of Alūksnes,

 the novads of Amatas,

 the novads of Apes,

 the novads of Babītes,

 the novads of Baldones,

 the novads of Baltinavas,

 the novads of Carnikavas,

 the novads of Cēsu,

 the novads of Cesvaines,

 the novads of Engures,

 the novads of Ērgļu,

 the novads of Garkalnes,

 the novads of Iecavas,

 the novads of Ikšķiles,

 the novads of Ilūkstes,

 the novads of Inčukalna,

 the novads of Jaunjelgavas,

 the novads of Jaunpiebalgas,

 the novads of Jēkabpils,

 the novads of Ķeguma,

 the novads of Ķekavas,

 the novads of Kocēnu,

 the novads of Kokneses,

 the novads of Krimuldas,

 the novads of Krustpils,

 the novads of Lielvārdes,

 the novads of Līgatnes,

 the novads of Līvānu,

 the novads of Lubānas,

 the novads of Madonas,

 the novads of Mālpils,

 the novads of Mārupes,

 the novads of Mērsraga,

 the novads of Neretas,

 the novads of Ogres,

 the novads of Olaines,

 the novads of Ozolnieki,

 the novads of Pārgaujas,

 the novads of Pļaviņu,

 the novads of Priekuļu,

 the novads of Raunas,

 the novads of Ropažu,

 the novads of Salas,

 the novads of Salaspils

 the novads of Saulkrastu,

 the novads of Sējas,

 the novads of Siguldas,

 the novads of Skrīveru,

 the novads of Smiltenes,

 the novads of Tukuma,

 the novads of Varakļānu,

 the novads of Vecpiebalgas,

 the novads of Vecumnieku,

 the novads of Viesītes,

 the novads of Viļakas,

 the pilsēta of Limbaži,

 the republikas pilsēta of Jēkabpils,

 the republikas pilsēta of Valmiera.

3.    Lithuania

The following areas in Lithuania:

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Anykščiai, the seniūnijos of Kavarskas, Kurkliai and the part of Anykščiai located south-west to the road No 121 and No 119,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Jonava, the seniūnijos of Šilų, Bukonių and, in the Žeimių seniūnija, the villages of Biliuškiai, Drobiškiai, Normainiai II, Normainėliai, Juškonys, Pauliukai, Mitėniškiai, Zofijauka, Naujokai,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Kaunas, the seniūnijos of Akademijos, Alšėnų, Babtų, Batniavos, Čekiškės, Domeikavos, Ežerėlio, Garliavos, Garliavos apylinkių, Kačerginės, Kulautuvos, Linksmakalnio, Raudondvario, Ringaudų, Rokų, Samylų, Taurakiemio, Užliedžių, Vilkijos, Vilkijos apylinkių and Zapyškio,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Kėdainiai, the seniūnijos of Josvainių, Pernaravos, Krakių, Dotnuvos, Gudžiūnų, Surviliškio, Vilainių, Truskavos, Šėtos, Kėdainių miesto,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Panevėžys the seniūnijos of Karsakiškio, Naujamiesčio, Paįstrio, Panevėžio, Ramygalos, Smilgių, Upytės, Vadoklių,Velžio and the part of Krekenavos seniūnija located to the east of the river Nevėžis,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Prienai the seniūnijos of Veiverių, Šilavoto, Naujosios Ūtos, Balbieriškio, Ašmintos, Išlaužo, Pakuonių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Šalčininkai, the seniūnijos of Jašiūnų, Turgelių, Akmenynės, Šalčininkų, Gerviškių, Butrimonių, Eišiškių, Poškonių, Dieveniškių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Varėna, the seniūnijos of Kaniavos, Marcinkonių, Merkinės,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Vilnius the parts of the seniūnija of Sudervė and Dūkštai located to the north-east from the road No 171, the seniūnijos of Maišiagala, Zujūnų, Avižienių, Riešės, Paberžės, Nemenčinės, Nemenčinės miesto, Sužionių, Buivydžių, Bezdonių, Lavoriškių, Mickūnų, Šatrininkų, Kalvelių, Nemėžių, Rudaminos, Rūkainių, Medininkų, Marijampolio, Pagirių and Juodšilių,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Alytus,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Utena the seniūnijos of Sudeikių, Utenos, Utenos miesto, Kuktiškių, Daugailių, Tauragnų, Saldutiškio,

 in the miesto savivaldybė of Alytus the seniūnijos of Pivašiūnų, Punios, Daugų, Alovės, Nemunaičio, Raitininkų, Miroslavo, Krokialaukio, Simno, Alytaus,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Kaunas,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Panevėžys,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Prienai,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Vilnius,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Biržai,

 the savivaldybė of Druskininkai,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Ignalina,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Lazdijai,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Molėtai,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Rokiškis,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Širvintos,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Švenčionys,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Ukmergė,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Zarasai,

 the savivaldybė of Birštonas,

 the savivaldybė of Visaginas.

4.    Poland

The following areas in Poland:

In podlaskie województwo:

 the gminy of Czarna Białostocka, Gródek, Michałowo, Supraśl, Wasilków and Zabłudów in the powiat białostocki,

 the gminy of Dąbrowa Białostocka, Janów, Krynki, Kuźnica, Nowy Dwór, Sidra, Sokółka and Szudziałowo in the powiat sokólski,

 the gmina of Lipsk in the powiat augustowski,

 the gmina of Dubicze Cerkiewne, the parts of the gminy of Kleszczele and Czeremcha located to the east of road number 66, in the powiat hajnowski,

 the part of the gmina of Bielsk Podlaski located to the east of the line created by road number 19 (going northwards from the city of Bielsk Podlaski) and prolonged by the eastern border of the city of Bielsk Podlaski and road number 66 (going southwards from the city of Bielsk Podlaski), the part of the gmina of Orla located to the east of road number 66, in the powiat bielski.

PART III

1.    Estonia

The following areas in Estonia:

 the linn of Elva,

 the linn of Võhma,

 the maakond of Jõgevamaa,

 the maakond of Järvamaa,

 the maakond of Valgamaa,

 the maakond of Võrumaa,

 the part of the vald of Kuusalu located to the south of road 1 (E20),

 the part of the vald of Pärsti located to the east of road 24126,

 the part of the vald of Suure-Jaani located to the east of road 49,

 the part of the vald of Tamsalu located to the south-west of the Tallinn-Tartu railway,

 the part of the vald of Tartu located to the west of the Tallinn-Tartu railway,

 the part of the vald of Viiratsi located to the east of the line defined by the western part of road 92 until the junction to road 155, then road 155 until the junction to road 24156, then road 24156 until it crosses the Verilaske river, then the Verilaske river until it reaches the southern border of the vald,

 the vald of Aegviidu,

 the vald of Anija,

 the vald of Kadrina,

 the vald of Kolga-Jaani,

 the vald of Konguta,

 the vald of Kõo,

 the vald of Laeva,

 the vald of Laimjala,

 the vald of Nõo,

 the vald of Paistu,

 the vald of Pihtla,

 the vald of Puhja,

 the vald of Rakke,

 the vald of Rannu,

 the vald of Rõngu,

 the vald of Saarepeedi,

 the vald of Tapa,

 the vald of Tähtvere,

 the vald of Tarvastu,

 the vald of Ülenurme,

 the vald of Väike-Maarja,

 the vald of Valjala.

2.    Latvia

The following areas in Latvia:

 in the novads of Balvu, the pagasti of Kubuļu and Balvu,

 in the novads of Gulbenes, the pagasti of Beļavas, Galgauskas, Jaungulbenes, Daukstu, Stradu, Litenes and Stāmerienas,

 in the novads of Limbažu, the pagasti of Viļķenes, Pāles and Katvaru,

 in the novads of Rugāju the pagasts of Rugāju,

 in the novads of Salacgrīvas, the pagasti of Ainažu and Salacgrīvas,

 the novads of Aglonas,

 the novads of Alojas,

 the novads of Beverīnas,

 the novads of Burtnieku,

 the novads of Ciblas,

 the novads of Dagdas,

 the novads of Daugavpils,

 the novads of Kārsavas,

 the novads of Krāslavas,

 the novads of Ludzas,

 the novads of Mazsalacas,

 the novads of Naukšēnu,

 the novads of Preiļu,

 the novads of Rēzeknes,

 the novads of Riebiņu,

 the novads of Rūjienas,

 the novads of Strenču,

 the novads of Valkas,

 the novads of Vārkavas,

 the novads of Viļānu,

 the novads of Zilupes,

 the pilsēta of Ainaži,

 the pilsēta of Salacgrīva,

 the republikas pilsēta of Daugavpils,

 the republikas pilsēta of Rēzekne.

3.    Lithuania

The following areas in Lithuania:

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Anykščiai, the seniūnijos of Debeikių, Skiemonių, Viešintų, Andrioniškio, Svėdasų, Troškūnų, Traupio and the part of the seniūnija of Anykščių located north-east to the road No 121 and No 119,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Alytus, the seniūnija of Butrimonių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Jonava the seniūnijos of Upninkų, Ruklos, Dumsių, Užusalių, Kulvos and, in the seniūnija of Žeimiai, the villages Akliai, Akmeniai, Barsukinė, Blauzdžiai, Gireliai, Jagėlava, Juljanava, Kuigaliai, Liepkalniai, Martyniškiai, Milašiškiai, Mimaliai, Naujasodis, Normainiai I, Paduobiai, Palankesiai, Pamelnytėlė, Pėdžiai, Skrynės, Svalkeniai, Terespolis, Varpėnai, Žeimių gst., Žieveliškiai and Žeimių miestelis,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Kaišiadorys,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Kaunas, the seniūnijos of Vandžiogalos, Lapių, Karmėlavos and Neveronių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Kėdainiai, the seniūnija of Pelėdnagių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Prienai, the seniūnijos of Jiezno and Stakliškių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Panevėžys, the seniūnijos of Miežiškių and Raguvos,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Šalčininkai, the seniūnijos of Baltosios Vokės, Pabarės, Dainavos and Kalesninkų,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Varėna, the seniūnijos of Valkininkų, Jakėnų,, Matuizų, Varėnos and Vydenių,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Vilnius the parts of the seniūnija of Sudervė and Dūkštai located to the south-west from the road No 171,

 in the rajono savivaldybė of Utena, the seniūnijos of Užpalių, Vyžuonų and Leliūnų,

 the savivaldybė of Elektrėnai,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Jonava,

 the miesto savivaldybė of Kaišiadorys,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Kupiškis,

 the rajono savivaldybė of Trakai.

4.    Poland

The following areas in Poland:

 the gminy of Czyże, Białowieża, Hajnówka with the city of Hajnówka, Narew, Narewka in the powiat hajnowski,

 the gminy of Mielnik, Nurzec-Stacja, Siemiatycze with the city of Siemiatycze in the powiat siemiatycki,

In the województwo mazowieckie:

 the gminy of Sarnaki, Stara Kornica and Huszlew in powiat łosicki.

In the województwo lubelskie:

 the gminy of Konstantynów, Janów Podlaski, Leśna Podlaska, Rokitno, Biała Podlaska, Zalesie and Terespol with the city of Terespol in the powiat bialski,

 the powiat M. Biała Podlaska.

PART IV

Italy

The following areas in Italy:

 all areas of Sardinia.



( 1 ) Commission Decision 2003/422/EC of 26 May 2003 approving an African swine fever diagnostic manual (OJ L 143, 11.6.2003, p. 35).

( 2 ) Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 October 2009 laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1774/2002 (Animal by-products Regulation) (OJ L 300, 14.11.2009, p. 1).

( 3 ) Commission Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 of 25 February 2011 implementing Regulation (EC) No 1069/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down health rules as regards animal by-products and derived products not intended for human consumption and implementing Council Directive 97/78/EC as regards certain samples and items exempt from veterinary checks at the border under that Directive (OJ L 54, 26.2.2011, p. 1).

( 4 ) OJ L 295, 11.10.2014, p. 63.’

( 5 ) Council Directive 90/429/EEC of 26 June 1990 laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra- Community trade in and imports of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 62).

( 6 ) OJ L 295, 11.10.2014, p. 63.’

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