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Law on animal health.

Country/Territory
Croatia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2022
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Livestock, Fisheries
Keyword
Aquaculture Aquatic animals Authorization/permit Fish disease Traceability/product tracing Animal health Basic legislation Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Certification Classification/declassification Hazards Pests/diseases Early warning system Financing Hygiene/sanitary procedures Inspection Internal trade International trade Liability/compensation Marking/identification Offences/penalties Registration Data collection/reporting Risk assessment/management Animal feed/feedstuffs Birds Cattle Equine-animals Sheep/goats Swine
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This text entered into force on the day after its publication in the Official Gazette (published on 23 December 2022), except for article 106, article 107, paragraph 1, items 1 to 14, items 16 to 70 and items 75 and 76, articles 108 and 109, which will enter into force on the day of the introduction of “Euro” as the official currency on the territory of the Republic of Croatia, and articles 95 to 99 and article 107, paragraph 1, item 15, and items 71 to 74 which shall enter into force on 22 April 2026.
Abstract

This Law regulates the rules in area of animal health and prevention and control of animal diseases that are transmissible to animals or humans as determined by Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on transmissible animal diseases and amending and repealing certain acts in the area of animal health. This Law establishes the competent bodies and their tasks related to the implementation of provisions made in this Law and in regulations adopted on the basis of the same. The organization and implementation of rules in the area of animal health are of interest to the Republic of Croatia. This Law ensures the implementation of several European Union acts, as fully listed in article 2.

Full text
Croatian
Website
sredisnjikatalogrh.gov.hr

References - Legislation

Implements

Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council on transmissible animal diseases and amending and repealing certain acts in the area of animal health ("Animal Health Law").

Legislation | European Union | 2016 (2018)

Keyword: Aquaculture, Internal trade, International trade, Fish products, Business/industry/corporations, Fish disease, Traceability/product tracing, Quarantine, Animal health, Food quality control/food safety, Basic legislation, Pests/diseases, Early warning system, Livestock water use, Data collection/reporting, Certification, Animal welfare, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2035 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards rules for establishments keeping terrestrial animals and hatcheries, and the traceability of certain kept terrestrial animals and hatching eggs.

Legislation | European Union | 2019

Keyword: Cattle, Sheep/goats, Swine, Equine-animals, Traceability/product tracing, Registration, Animal health, Poultry, Drugs, Keeping of live animals, Wild fauna

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/691 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of Council as regards rules for aquaculture establishments and transporters of aquatic animals.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Aquaculture, Data collection/reporting, Fish products, Business/industry/corporations, Fish disease, Traceability/product tracing, Aquatic animals, Transport/storage, Biosecurity, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/692 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards rules for entry into the Union, and the movement and handling after entry of consignments of certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Crustaceans, Molluscs, Aquaculture, Fish products, Fish disease, International trade, Animal health, Aquatic animals, Food quality control/food safety, Apiculture/sericulture, Pests/diseases, Quarantine, Classification/declassification, Cattle, Sheep/goats, Swine, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Camelids, Poultry, Animal production, Wild fauna, Birds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/990 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council, as regards animal health and certification requirements for movements within the Union of aquatic animals and products of animal origin from aquatic animals.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Aquatic animals, Certification, Fish disease, Fish products, Processing/handling, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/999 laying down rules for the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to the approval of germinal product establishments and the traceability of germinal products of bovine, porcine, ovine, caprine and equine animals.

Legislation | European Union | 2020

Keyword: Animal production, Cattle, Data collection/reporting, Equine-animals, Marking/identification, Procedural matters, Sheep/goats, Swine, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Veterinary Law.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Aquatic animals, Fish disease, Molluscs, Animal health, Animal production, Animal reproduction, Animal welfare, Basic legislation, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Public health, Public participation, Drugs, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Regulation on Veterinary Requirements for Import and Transit of Certain Live Ungulates.

Legislation | Croatia | 2009

Keyword: Animal health, Data collection/reporting, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Inspection, Institution, Internal trade, International trade, Standards, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on Diagnostic Procedures, Sampling Methods and Criteria for the Evaluation of the Results of Laboratory Tests for Confirmation and Differential Diagnosis of Swine Vesicular Disease.

Legislation | Croatia | 2008

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on Measures for the control and Eradication of Bluetongue Disease.

Legislation | Croatia | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on Measures for the Prevention and Control of Certain Diseases of Aquatic Animals.

Legislation | Croatia | 2009

Keyword: Aquatic animals, Fish disease, Standards, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the Implementation of Mandatory Labelling and Registration of Sheep and Goats.

Legislation | Croatia | 2007

Keyword: Sheep/goats, Registration, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the Guidelines for Animal Health Surveillance Programs Based on Risk Assessment.

Legislation | Croatia | 2010

Keyword: Animal health, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the Requirements of Animal Health and Public Health for Transport and Import of Certain Products.

Legislation | Croatia | 2009

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the control of certain animal diseases and specific measures related to the swine vesicular disease.

Legislation | Croatia | 2007

Keyword: Animal health, Swine, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Early warning system, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation of the Diagnostic Manual for Avian Influenza.

Legislation | Croatia | 2008

Keyword: Animal health, Birds, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation measures to control the African swine fever.

Legislation | Croatia | 2007

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on animal health requirements for trade in and imports of bovine semen.

Legislation | Croatia | 2008

Keyword: Biotechnology, Animal reproduction, Standards, Animal health, Cattle, Internal trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on animal health requirements for bovine and swine trading.

Legislation | Croatia | 2016

Keyword: Cattle, Swine, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Monitoring

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on additional guarantees in trade of pigs in relation to Aujeszky's disease.

Legislation | Croatia | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the content, form and manner of registration of farms.

Legislation | Croatia | 2015

Keyword: Fish products, Registration, Molluscs, Crustaceans, Aquatic animals, Family farming, Cattle, Equine-animals, Poultry

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on animal health requirements applicable to aquaculture animals and their products, and the prevention and control of certain diseases in aquatic animals.

Legislation | Croatia | 2014

Keyword: Aquatic animals, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Aquaculture, Food quality control/food safety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on measures for the control and eradication of bovine brucellosis.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Animal health, Inspection, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on animal health requirements for trade and imports of animals, semen, ova and embryos not subject to the requirements laid down in Annex A of Part I of the Regulation on veterinary and aquaculture animals and products in trade with the Member States of the European Union.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Internal trade, International trade, Animal health, Animal reproduction

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on measures for the control and eradication of sheep and goat brucellosis (B. melitensis).

Legislation | Croatia | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the notification of animal diseases.

Legislation | Croatia | 2020

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Data collection/reporting, Procedural matters, International relations/cooperation, Hygiene/sanitary procedures

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on mandatory marking and registration of pigs.

Legislation | Croatia | 2020

Keyword: Swine, Food quality control/food safety, Marking/identification, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Standards, Traceability/product tracing, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Order on the implementation and financing of measures to prevent, control and monitor animal diseases on the territory of the Republic of Croatia.

Legislation | Croatia | 2022

Keyword: Animal health, Biosecurity, Pests/diseases, Financing, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Monitoring, Procedural matters, Risk assessment/management, Transport/storage, Vaccination, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX