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Document 32020D2111

Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2020/2111 of 16 December 2020 amending Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU as regards the reference to the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland for the approval of national measures for limiting the impact of certain diseases in aquaculture animals and wild aquatic animals in accordance with Article 43 of Council Directive 2006/88/EC (notified under document C(2020) 9302) (Text with EEA relevance)

C/2020/9302

OJ L 427, 17.12.2020, p. 14–16 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 20/04/2021; Implicitly repealed by 32021D0260

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2020/2111/oj

17.12.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 427/14


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING DECISION (EU) 2020/2111

of 16 December 2020

amending Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU as regards the reference to the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland for the approval of national measures for limiting the impact of certain diseases in aquaculture animals and wild aquatic animals in accordance with Article 43 of Council Directive 2006/88/EC

(notified under document C(2020) 9302)

(Text with EEA relevance)

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

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

Having regard to Council Directive 2006/88/EC of 24 October 2006 on animal health requirements for aquaculture animals and products thereof, and on the prevention and control of certain diseases of aquatic animals (1), and in particular to Article 43(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2010/221EU (2) approves national measures for limiting the impact of certain diseases in aquaculture animals and wild aquatic animals in accordance with Article 43 of Directive 2006/88/EC.

(2)

The territory of the United Kingdom is listed in the second column of the table set out in Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU, as being free from several of the diseases listed in first column of that table.

(3)

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 (Withdrawal Agreement), and in particular Article 5(4) of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland in conjunction with Annex 2 to that Protocol, Directive 2006/88/EC, as well as the Commission acts based on it, applies to and in the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland after the end of the transition period provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement. For that reason, references to the United Kingdom in Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU should be replaced by references to the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland.

(4)

Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

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

(6)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex I to Decision 2010/221/EU is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall apply from 1 January 2021.

Article 3

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 16 December 2020.

For the Commission

Stella KYRIAKIDES

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 328, 24.11.2006, p.14.

(2)  Commission Decision 2010/221/EU of 15 April 2010 approving national measures for limiting the impact of certain diseases in aquaculture animals and wild aquatic animals in accordance with Article 43 of Council Directive 2006/88/EC (OJ L 98, 20.4.2010, p. 7).


ANNEX

‘ANNEX I

Member States (*1) and areas regarded as being free of diseases listed in the table and approved to take national measures to prevent the introduction of those diseases in accordance with Article 43(2) of Directive 2006/88/EC

Disease

Member State

Code

Geographical demarcation of the disease-free area (Member State, zone, compartment)

Spring viraemia of carp (SVC)

Denmark

DK

Whole territory

Ireland

IE

Whole territory

Hungary

HU

Whole territory

Finland

FI

Whole territory

Sweden

SE

Whole territory

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

UK(NI)

Northern Ireland

Bacterial kidney disease (BKD)

Ireland

IE

Whole territory

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

UK(NI)

Northern Ireland

Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPN)

Finland

FI

The continental parts of the territory

Sweden

SE

The continental parts of the territory

Infection with Gyrodactylus salaris (GS)

Ireland

IE

The whole territory

Finland

FI

The water catchment areas of the Tenojoki and Näätämönjoki; the water catchment areas of the Paatsjoki, Tuulomajoki, and Uutuanjoki are considered as buffer zones

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

UK(NI)

Northern Ireland

Ostreid herpesvirus 1 μvar (OsHV-1 μVar)

Ireland

IE

Compartment 1: Sheephaven Bay

Compartment 3: Killala, Broadhaven and Blacksod Bays

Compartment 4: Streamstown Bay

Compartment 5: Bertraghboy and Galway Bays

Compartment A: Tralee Bay Hatchery

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

UK(NI)

The territory of Northern Ireland except Dundrum Bay, Killough Bay, Lough Foyle, Carlingford Lough, Larne Lough and Strangford Lough

Infection with Salmonid alphavirus (SAV)

Finland

FI

The continental parts of the territory


(*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 Member States include the United Kingdom in respect of Northern Ireland.


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