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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2016 of 9 December 2020 amending Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 as regards the entries for the United Kingdom, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2020/8841

OJ L 415, 10.12.2020, p. 39–42 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2020/2016/oj

10.12.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 415/39


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/2016

of 9 December 2020

amending Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 as regards the entries for the United Kingdom, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 on the non-commercial movement of pet animals and repealing Regulation (EC) No 998/2003 (1), and in particular Article 13(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 lays down the animal health requirements applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals into a Member State. In particular, Article 13 of that Regulation provides that the Commission is to adopt two lists of territories and third countries from which the pet animals listed in Part A of Annex I thereto, namely dogs, cats and ferrets, may be moved for non-commercial purposes into a Member State.

(2)

The conditions applicable to the non-commercial movement of pet animals into a Member State vary depending on the situation of the territory or the third country of origin. Taking into account their particular situation, the third countries or territories may be listed in accordance with Article 13(1) or (2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013.

(3)

Part 2 of Annex II to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 (2) sets out the list of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013.

(4)

In view of the end of the transition period provided for in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (Withdrawal Agreement) on 31 December 2020, the United Kingdom has submitted an application to the Commission to be listed, together with the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey, in Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013. The Commission has assessed that application and verified that, as regards the pet animals listed in Part A of Annex I to Regulation (EU) No 576/2013, the United Kingdom, as well as the Crown Dependencies of Guernsey, the Isle of Man and Jersey fulfil the criteria laid down in in Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013, and accordingly should be listed in Part 2 of Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013, without prejudice to the application of Union law to and in the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland in accordance with Article 5(4) of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland to the Withdrawal Agreement in conjunction with Annex 2 to that Protocol.

(5)

Part 2 of Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(6)

As the transitional period provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement ends on 31 December 2020, this Regulation should apply from 1 January 2021.

(7)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Part 2 of Annex II to Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from 1 January 2021.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 9 December 2020.

For the Commission

The President

Ursula VON DER LEYEN


(1)   OJ L 178, 28.6.2013, p. 1.

(2)  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 of 28 June 2013 on the model identification documents for the non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets, the establishment of lists of territories and third countries and the format, layout and language requirements of the declarations attesting compliance with certain conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 178, 28.6.2013, p. 109).


ANNEX

‘PART 2

List of territories and third countries referred to in Article 13(2) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

ISO code

Territory or third country

Included territories

AC

Ascension Island

 

AE

United Arab Emirates

 

AG

Antigua and Barbuda

 

AR

Argentina

 

AU

Australia

 

AW

Aruba

 

BA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

BB

Barbados

 

BH

Bahrain

 

BM

Bermuda

 

BQ

Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (the BES Islands)

 

BY

Belarus

 

CA

Canada

 

CL

Chile

 

CW

Curaçao

 

FJ

Fiji

 

FK

Falkland Islands

 

GB

United Kingdom (*1)

 

GG

Guernsey

 

HK

Hong Kong

 

IM

Isle of Man

 

JM

Jamaica

 

JP

Japan

 

JE

Jersey

 

KN

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

KY

Cayman Islands

 

LC

Saint Lucia

 

MS

Montserrat

 

MK

North Macedonia

 

MU

Mauritius

 

MX

Mexico

 

MY

Malaysia

 

NC

New Caledonia

 

NZ

New Zealand

 

PF

French Polynesia

 

PM

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

 

RU

Russia

 

SG

Singapore

 

SH

Saint Helena

 

SX

Sint Maarten

 

TT

Trinidad and Tobago

 

TW

Taiwan

 

US

United States of America

AS – American Samoa

GU – Guam

MP – Northern Mariana Islands

PR – Puerto Rico

VI – US Virgin Islands

VC

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 

VG

British Virgin Islands

 

VU

Vanuatu

 

WF

Wallis and Futuna

 


(*1)  In accordance with the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, and in particular Article 5(4) of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland in conjunction with Annex 2 to that Protocol, for the purposes of this Annex, references to the United Kingdom do not include Northern Ireland.’


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