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Document 31999D0486

1999/486/EC: Commission Decision of 2 July 1999 amending Decision 94/269/EC laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery products originating in Colombia (notified under document number C(1999) 1826) (Text with EEA relevance)

OJ L 190, 23.7.1999, p. 32–35 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)
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31999D0486

1999/486/EC: Commission Decision of 2 July 1999 amending Decision 94/269/EC laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery products originating in Colombia (notified under document number C(1999) 1826) (Text with EEA relevance)

Official Journal L 190 , 23/07/1999 P. 0032 - 0035


COMMISSION DECISION

of 2 July 1999

amending Decision 94/269/EC laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery products originating in Colombia

(notified under document number C(1999) 1826)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(1999/486/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 91/493/EEC of 22 July 1991 laying down the health conditions for the production and the placing on the market of fishery products(1), as last amended by Directive 97/79/EC(2), and in particular Article 11 thereof,

(1) Whereas the Article 1 of Commission Decision 94/269/EC of 8 April 1994 laying down special conditions governing import of fishery and aquaculture products origination in Colombia(3), as last amended by Decision 96/31/EC(4), which states that the Ministerio de Salud - División de Alimentos shall be the competent authority in Colombia for verifying and certifying compiance of fishery and aquaculture products with the requirements of Directive 91/493/EEC;

(2) Whereas, following a restructuring of the Colombian Movement, the competent authority for health certificates for fishery products has changed from the Ministerio de Salud - División de Alimentos to the Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y alimentos (Invima) and this new authority is capable of effectively verifying the application of the laws in force; whereas it is, therefore, necessary to modify the nomination of the competent authority named by Decision 94/269/EC;

(3) Whereas it is convenient to harmonise the wording of Decision 94/269/EC with the wording of the more recently adopted Commission Decisions laying down special conditions governing imports of fishery and aquaculture products originating in certain third countries;

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Commission Decision 94/269/EC is amended as follows:

1. Article 1 shall be replaced by the following: "Article 1

The Instituto Nacional de Vigilancia de Medicamentos y Alimentos (Invima) shall be the competent authority in Colombia for verifying and certifying compliance of fishery aquaculture products with the requirements of Directive 91/493/EEC."

2. Article 2 shall be replaced by the following: "Article 2

Fishery and aquaculature products originating in Colombia must meet the following conditions.

1. Each consignment must be accompanied by a numbered original health certificate, duly completed, signed, dated and comprising a single sheet in accordance with the model in Annex A hereto;

2. the products must come from approved establishments, factory vessels, cold stores or registered freezer vessels listed in Annex B hereto;

3. except in the case of frozen fishery products in bulk and intended for the manufacture of preserved foods, all packages must bear the word 'Colombia' and the approval/registration number of the establishment, factory vessel, cold store or freezer vessel of origin in indelible letters."

3. Annex A shall be replaced by the Annex hereto.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 2 July 1999.

For the Commission

Franz FISCHLER

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 268, 24.9.1991, p. 15.

(2) OJ L 24, 30.1.1998, p. 31.

(3) OJ L 115, 6.5.1994, p. 38.

(4) OJ L 9, 12.1.1996, p. 6.

ANNEX

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