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Document 32000D0705

2000/705/EC: Commission Decision of 14 November 2000 amending for the third time Decision 2000/528/EC concerning certain protection measures relating to classical swine fever in the United Kingdom (notified under document number C(2000) 3334) (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 288, 15.11.2000, p. 30–30 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 20/12/2000

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2000/705/oj

32000D0705

2000/705/EC: Commission Decision of 14 November 2000 amending for the third time Decision 2000/528/EC concerning certain protection measures relating to classical swine fever in the United Kingdom (notified under document number C(2000) 3334) (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 288 , 15/11/2000 P. 0030 - 0030


Commission Decision

of 14 November 2000

amending for the third time Decision 2000/528/EC concerning certain protection measures relating to classical swine fever in the United Kingdom

(notified under document number C(2000) 3334)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2000/705/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) Outbreaks of classical swine fever have occurred in the United Kingdom.

(2) In view of the trade in live pigs, these outbreaks are liable to endanger the herds of other Member States.

(3) By Commission Decision 2000/528/EC(3), as last amended by Decision 2000/651/EC(4), certain protection measures relating to classical swine fever in the United Kingdom were adopted at Community level.

(4) Decision 2000/528/EC must be amended for the third time to prolong its implementation, taking into account the evolution of the epidemiological situation.

(5) This Decision is in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Veterinary Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

In Article 7 of Decision 2000/528/EC the words "15 November" are replaced by the words "20 December".

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 14 November 2000.

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 214, 25.8.2000, p. 42.

(4) OJ L 272, 25.10.2000, p. 46.

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