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Document 32001D0709

2001/709/EC: Commission Decision of 28 September 2001 amending for the sixth time Decision 2001/327/EC concerning restrictions to the movement of animals of susceptible species with regard to foot-and-mouth disease (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2001) 2923)

OJ L 261, 29.9.2001, p. 69–69 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2001

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2001/709/oj

32001D0709

2001/709/EC: Commission Decision of 28 September 2001 amending for the sixth time Decision 2001/327/EC concerning restrictions to the movement of animals of susceptible species with regard to foot-and-mouth disease (Text with EEA relevance) (notified under document number C(2001) 2923)

Official Journal L 261 , 29/09/2001 P. 0069 - 0069


Commission Decision

of 28 September 2001

amending for the sixth time Decision 2001/327/EC concerning restrictions to the movement of animals of susceptible species with regard to foot-and-mouth disease

(notified under document number C(2001) 2923)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2001/709/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 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) The foot-and-mouth disease situation in certain parts of the United Kingdom continues to be liable to endanger the herds in other parts of the Community in view of the placing on the market and trade in live biungulate animals.

(2) All Member States have implemented the restrictions to the movement of animals of susceptible species laid down in Commission Decision 2001/327/EC of 24 April 2001 concerning restrictions to the movement of animals of susceptible species with regard to foot-and-mouth disease and repealing Commission Decision 2001/263/EC(3), as last amended by Decision 2001/488/EC(4).

(3) It appears therefore appropriate to prolong the measures.

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The date in Article 4 of Decision 2001/327/EC is replaced by "31 December 2001".

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 28 September 2001.

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 115, 25.4.2001, p. 12.

(4) OJ L 176, 29.6.2001, p. 75.

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