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Document 32002D0297

2002/297/EC: Commission Decision of 10 April 2002 amending for the eighth time Decision 2000/284/EC establishing the list of approved semen collection centres for imports of equine semen from third countries (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2002) 1375)

OJ L 101, 17.4.2002, p. 46–57 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 25/07/2004; Implicitly repealed by 32004D0616

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2002/297/oj

32002D0297

2002/297/EC: Commission Decision of 10 April 2002 amending for the eighth time Decision 2000/284/EC establishing the list of approved semen collection centres for imports of equine semen from third countries (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2002) 1375)

Official Journal L 101 , 17/04/2002 P. 0046 - 0057


Commission Decision

of 10 April 2002

amending for the eighth time Decision 2000/284/EC establishing the list of approved semen collection centres for imports of equine semen from third countries

(notified under document number C(2002) 1375)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2002/297/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 92/65/EEC of 13 July 1992, laying down animal health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to animal health requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A(I) to Directive 90/425/EEC(1), as last amended by Commission Decision 95/176/EC(2), and in particular Articles 17(3)(b) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Commission Decision 2000/284/EC(3), as last amended by Decision 2002/73/EC(4), established the list of approved semen collection centres for imports of equine semen from third countries.

(2) The competent authorities of Canada officially informed the Commission of the approval in accordance with the provisions of Directive 92/65/EEC of one additional equine semen collection centre and submitted additional details of such centres already approved.

(3) The competent authorities of the United States of America officially informed the Commission of the approval in accordance with the provisions of Directive 92/65/EEC of four additional equine semen collection centres, and the need to change certain details of two other equine semen collection centres.

(4) Furthermore, the competent authorities of the United States of America officially informed the Commission that the approval has been withdrawn from the three centres 00TX009-EQS, 99TX006-EQS and 01PA004-EQS.

(5) It is appropriate to amend the list in the light of new information received from the third countries concerned, and to highlight the amendments in the Annex for clarity.

(6) The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The Annex to Decision 2000/284/EC is replaced by the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 10 April 2002.

For the Commission

David Byrne

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 268, 14.9.1992, p. 54.

(2) OJ L 117, 24.5.1995, p. 23.

(3) OJ L 94, 14.4.2000, p. 35.

(4) OJ L 33, 2.2.2002, p. 18.

ANEXO/BILAG/ANHANG/ΠΑΡΑΡΤΗΜΑ/ANNEX/ANNEXE/ALLEGATO/BIJLAGE/ANEXO/LIITE/BILAGA

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