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Decree No. 9 of 2002 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development on killing, meat inspection and marketing of wild and reared game, as well as on rabbit meat inspection.

Document type
Original source
Collection of Hungarian Rules of Law in Force.
Food & nutrition
Meat Inspection Slaughtering Game Processing/handling Data collection/reporting Transport/storage Packaging/labelling Certification Hygiene/sanitary procedures Food quality control/food safety
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Decree comes into force on 1 January 2003.

This Decree shall be applied to the preparation, marketing of game meat, to persons and business organizations carrying out the slaughtering, preparation, marketing of reared game and rabbit and to persons entitled to hunting. The Decree rules in detail the process of slaughtering, meat inspection, marking, transport of game meat, reporting about animal diseases found during the inspection. There are separate rules for rabbit meat inspection. Annexes to this Decree contain hygiene requisites of collection places, slaughter houses and processing plants, give the criteria of meat inspection, show model certificate for game meat transport and model certificate of veterinary justification of game killing and of the death of trophy game, establish the classification of game and rabbit meat from the point of view of edibility, rule the marking of killed game and game meat, packaging, as well as the marking of rabbit meat and model of rabbit meat marks.

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References - Legislation


Law No. XCI of 1995 on animal health.

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



Decree No. 41 of 1997 (V. 28.) FM of the Ministry of Agriculture publishing the Animal Health Regulation.

Legislation | Hungary | 1997 (2014)

Keyword: Poultry products, Milk/dairy products, Food quality control/food safety, Inspection, Meat, Internal trade, International trade, Pesticides, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Institution, Pests/diseases, MRL-maximum residue limit, Data collection/reporting, Early warning system, Transport/storage, Apiculture/sericulture, Animal production