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Decree No. 14 of 2003 (II. 14.) FVM of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development laying down the rules of fight against the swine vesicular disease.

Document type
2003 (2014)
Livestock, Food & nutrition
Hygiene/sanitary procedures Slaughtering Meat Swine Food quality control/food safety Processing/handling Treated food Animal health Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Pests/diseases Quarantine Animal feed/feedstuffs Disinfection/disinfestation
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
First entry into force on 22 February 2003. The last consolidated version of the Decree entered into force on 13 March 2014.

This Decree lays down the necessary measures to be taken in case of diagnostication of the swine vesicular disease (SVD), suspect of infection and infected animals. This Decree gives provisions regarding the duties of the animal keeper and the veterinarian servicing the animals, of the official veterinarian and of the chief district veterinarian, of the local and national food-chain safety and animal health office. It contains rules concerning local quarantines, protection areas and monitoring districts. The utilization of meat of slaughtered animals, the neutralization of carcasses, manure and feedstuff waste are ruled as well as use restriction of feedstuff and disinfection of premises. There are provisions also regarding actions to be taken in case of wild animals. Rules regarding the repopulation of swine farms after lifting the local quarantine are also foreseen.

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References - Legislation


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Legislation | European Union | 2007

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Swine, Meat, Internal trade, International trade, Animal health, Pests/diseases, Quarantine


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Legislation | Hungary | 1995 (2001)

Keyword: Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Certification, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Animal health, Institution, Drugs, Cattle, Ranching/captive breeding, Animal by-products, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Pests/diseases, Authorization/permit, Internal trade, Ownership, Early warning system, Data collection/reporting, Registration, Offences/penalties


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Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2014)

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Legislation | Hungary | 2002

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