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Animal Keeping Act (No. 55 of 2017).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013 (2017)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock
Keyword
Basic legislation Animal health Animal production Animal reproduction Animal welfare Pests/diseases International trade Transport/storage Inspection Ranching/captive breeding Dangerous animal/harmful animal Animal feed/feedstuffs Slaughtering Swine Marking/identification Certification Data collection/reporting
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 February 2017.
Abstract

This Act contains rules on the keeping of livestock animals for commercial purposes. It applies to domesticated animals as well as wild animals, food and products originating from animals, and their waste (fertilizers). It regulates various aspects of animal keeping, such as monitoring of their health and production, their registration and marking, prevention of diseases and pests, national and international trade of animals, development of embryos, seed, feed and animal waste, animal drugs, etc

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implemented by

Order No. 92 on confinement measures against avian influenza for poultry and other captive birds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017

Keyword: Animal health, Biosafety, Birds, Poultry, Disinfection/disinfestation, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1481 on BVD in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Cattle, Pests/diseases, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1497 on breeding cervids.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Ranching/captive breeding, Data collection/reporting, Marking/identification, Registration, Transport/storage, Animal reproduction, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1141 on Anthrax.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Consumer protection, Toxicity/poisoning, Equine-animals, Swine, Inspection, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Certification, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1327 on controlling vesicular stomatitis.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Pests/diseases, Quarantine, Inspection, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1365 on commercial trade of livestock.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal welfare, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Dangerous animal/harmful animal, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1422 on housing of mink and fencing of mink farms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Animal welfare, Ranching/captive breeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1651 on limit values for antibiotic use and mortality of cattle and pig herds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2016

Keyword: Cattle, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Swine, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1468 on protective measures in outbreaks of low pathogenic avian influenza of type H5/H7 in poulty and other captive birds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Birds, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1545 on payment for control of food, feed and live animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Certification, Milk/dairy products, Game, Sheep/goats, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, Meat, Poultry products, Residues, Royalties/fees, Transport/storage, Swine, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Birds, Equine-animals, Ranching/captive breeding, Cattle, Drugs, Poultry, Registration, Research

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1467 on controlling rinderpest.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1263 on the recognition of professional qualifications in the field of artificial insemination of animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1496 on breeding of feathered animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Birds, Animal production, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 472 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1181 on imports of feed stuff with special restrictions and criminal penalties for violation of various EU acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Consumer protection, International trade, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 536 on approval of veterinarian laboratories.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Research, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Vaccination, Inspection, Enforcement/compliance, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1183 on salmonella in swine.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Swine, Slaughtering, Food quality control/food safety, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1556 on IBR infection in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Cattle, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Quarantine, Certification, Authorization/permit, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1323 on compensation and expenses for the inspection and prevention of livestock diseases.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Consumer protection, Poultry products, Tax/levy, Slaughtering, Pests/diseases, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1432 on use of medicines for animals, official controls and food companies self-monitoring of residues.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Inspection, Residues, Consumer protection, Drugs, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1429 on combating African horse sickness.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Pests/diseases, Vaccination, Quarantine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1236 on donor animals and import/export of breeding material.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Consumer protection, Equine-animals, Sheep/goats, Certification, Inspection, Animal reproduction, Swine, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 991 on administration and auditing of the Veterinary Fund.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Institution, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 964 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 534 on health advisory agreements for pig herds.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Certification, Animal health, Animal production, Contract/agreement, Animal welfare, Drugs, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Swine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1470 on plasmacytosis in fur animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 512 on the Danish AgriFish Agency's duties and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Farming, Inspection, Certification, Fishery management and conservation, Agricultural development, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 971 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 886 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Slaughtering, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Classification/declassification, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1495 on breeding of foxes.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal welfare, Data collection/reporting, Ranching/captive breeding

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1469 on fighting African Swine Fever.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Swine, Data collection/reporting, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order no. 1479 on vaccination against Newcastle disease, including paramyxovirus 1 in pigeons.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Vaccination, Birds, Poultry, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Transport/storage, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1480 on the control of swine vesicular disease.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Vaccination, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 647 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 560 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Food Appeal Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 646 on imports of feed stuff with special restrictions and criminal penalties for violation of various EU acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Consumer protection, International trade, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1509 on breeding ratites.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Birds, Animal welfare, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1090 on marking, registering and transport of cattle, pigs, sheep or goats.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Consumer protection, Packaging/labelling, Registration, Transport/storage, Cattle, Swine, Sheep/goats, Internal trade, Certification, Inspection, Marking/identification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1160 on compensation and expenses for the inspection and prevention of livestock diseases.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Consumer protection, Poultry products, Tax/levy, Slaughtering, Pests/diseases, Inspection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1428 on technical requirements and approval for (electronic) earmarking, tags and chips for bovine, swine, ovine and caprine.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Marking/identification, Swine, Cattle, Sheep/goats, Registration, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 979 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1426 on additional provisions for the transfer of cloven-hoofed animals.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Cattle, Sheep/goats, Swine, Animal production, Animal welfare, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1295 on conservation of animal genetic resources for 2015 and 2016.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Agricultural development, Animal reproduction, Subsidy/incentive, Cattle, Sheep/goats, Swine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 963 on imports of feed stuff with special restrictions and criminal penalties for violation of various EU acts.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Consumer protection, International trade, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 909 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1168 on import of food with special restrictions and on penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Standards, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1322 on controlling classical swine fever.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Quarantine, Swine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 511 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1325 on EU trade in sheep and caprines and their import from developing countries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Sheep/goats, Transport/storage, International trade, Inspection, Certification, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 227 on the control of salmonella in egg herds and breeding thereof.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Poultry products, Inspection, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Data collection/reporting, Poultry, Slaughtering, Pests/diseases, Vaccination

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1326 on control of BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Cattle, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Slaughtering, Registration, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 558 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Aquaculture, Policy/planning, Food quality control/food safety, Codex Alimentarius, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 544 on examination for Trichinella in meat.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Certification, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Game, Inspection, Meat, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Animal welfare

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1079 on monitoring of bovine tuberculosis in goats.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Sheep/goats, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Cattle

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 164 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Aquaculture, Inspection, Transshipment, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 892 on import of food with special restrictions and penal provisions for the violation of various EU laws.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014 | Repealed

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Authorization/permit, Toxicity/poisoning, Residues, GMO, Consumer protection, Inspection, Pests/diseases, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1328 on controlling sheep and goat plague, and sheep and goat pox.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Quarantine, Sheep/goats, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 712 on duty monitoring for avian influenza in poultry and farmed feathered game.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Poultry products, Game, Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Internal trade, Poultry, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1192 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Consumer protection, Inspection, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Slaughtering

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 31 on Veterinarian inspection.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Farming, Subsidy/incentive, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Milk/dairy products, Packaging/labelling, Food quality control/food safety, Animal production, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 627 on insemination of sheeps/goats.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Animal reproduction, Sheep/goats, Certification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 368 on veterinary controls on import of animal-originating food and on penalties for infringement of related EU legislation.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Consumer protection, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, International trade, MRL-maximum residue limit, Transport/storage, Meat, Poultry products, Fish products, Traceability/product tracing, Game, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1280 on salmonella in swine.

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

Keyword: Swine, Slaughtering, Food quality control/food safety, Data collection/reporting, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Classification/declassification

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1361 on the use of medicines for animals, official controls and food companies self-monitoring of residues.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Inspection, Residues, Consumer protection, Drugs, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 513 on functions and powers of the Ministry of Environment and Food Appeals Centre.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 351 on Salmonella in cattle.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015 | Repealed

Keyword: Meat, Food quality control/food safety, Slaughtering, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Cattle, Classification/declassification, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1498 on the recognition of professional qualifications in rearing fox, game birds, deer and ratites.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Animal welfare, Birds, Education, Game, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1324 on monitoring and controlling certain infectious diseases in aquatic organisms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Aquaculture, Molluscs, Crustaceans, Fish disease, Fishery management and conservation, Classification/declassification, Data collection/reporting, Quarantine, Vaccination, Fish products, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Certification, Aquatic animals

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 1428 on Aujeszky's disease.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Consumer protection, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Swine, Pests/diseases, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX