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REGULATION (EU) 2016/429 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

dated March 9, 2016

on animal diseases and on the amendment and repeal of certain legal acts in the field of animal health ("animal health law")

(Text with EEA relevance)

(OJ L 084 of 31.3.2016, p. 1)

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REGULATION (EU) 2016/429 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL

dated March 9, 2016

on animal diseases and on the amendment and repeal of certain legal acts in the field of animal health ("animal health law")

(Text with EEA relevance)

PART ONE

GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1

Subject, aim, scope and definitions

article 1

Subject and goal

(1) This Ordinance lays down rules for the prevention and control of animal diseases that can be transmitted to animals or humans.

These rules provide for the following:

a) in Part I: prioritization and classification of diseases of concern to the Union and definition of responsibilities for animal health (Articles 1 to 17);

b) in Part II: early detection, disease reporting and reporting, monitoring, eradication programs and disease free status (Articles 18 to 42);

c) in Part III: Disease awareness, readiness to act and control (Articles 43 to 83);

d) in Part IV and Part VI: registration and approval of establishments and transporters, movements and traceability of animals, germinal material and products of animal origin within the Union (Articles 84 to 228 or Articles 244 to 248 and 252 to 256);

e) in Part V and Part VI: Entry of animals, germinal material and products of animal origin into the Union and export of such consignments from the Union (Articles 229 to 243 or Articles 244 to 246 and 252 to 256);

f) in Part VI: Movements of pet animals for non-commercial purposes from one Member State to another or from a third country or territory to a Member State (Articles 244 to 256);

g) in Part VII: Immediate measures to be taken in the event of an epidemic (Articles 257 to 262).

(2) With the provisions of paragraph 1

a) the following should be ensured:

i) improving animal health with a view to supporting sustainable agriculture and aquaculture production in the Union;

ii) the proper functioning of the internal market;

iii) a reduction in the harmful effects on animal health, public health and the environment of

- measures taken to prevent and control diseases;

b) the following is taken into account:

i) the relationship between animal health and

—Public health;

—The environment, including biodiversity and valuable genetic resources, and the impact of climate change;

- food and feed safety;

- animal welfare, including sparing animals from avoidable pain, stress or suffering;

(ii) the economic, social, cultural and environmental consequences of applying disease control and prevention measures;

iii) relevant international standards.

Article 2

scope

(1) This Ordinance applies to

a) kept and wild animals;

c) products of animal origin;

d) animal by-products and derived products without prejudice to the provisions of Regulation (EC) No. 1069/2009;

e) Facilities, means of transport, equipment and all other routes of infection as well as material with potential importance for the spread of animal diseases.

(2) This Ordinance shall apply to diseases, including zoonoses, without prejudice to the provisions

a) of Decision No. 1082/2013 / EU;

b) Regulation (EC) No. 999/2001;

c) Directive 2003/99 / EC;

d) Regulation (EC) No. 2160/2003.

Article 3

Scope of Part IV, Part V and Part VI

(1) Part IV, Title I (Articles 84 to 171) applies to

a) terrestrial animals and animals that are not terrestrial but which can transmit disease to terrestrial animals;

b) breeding material of terrestrial animals;

(c) products of animal origin derived from terrestrial animals.