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Legislative Decree No. 55 implementing Directive 2001/89/EC on Community measures for the control of classical swine fever.

Country/Territory
Italy
Document type
Legislation
Date
2004
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Gazzetta Ufficiale della Repubblica Italiana No. 49, 28 February 2004, Ordinary Supplement No. 30.
Subject
Livestock, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Animal health Pests/diseases Swine Disinfection/disinfestation Inspection Vaccination Quarantine Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Legislative Decree came into force on 28 February 2004.
Abstract

Pursuant to Directive 2001/89/EC, this Legislative Decree sets out the minimum measures to be applied in order to combat classical swine fever. The presence and suspected presence of classical swine fever shall be immediately notified to the veterinary service of the competent local health authority. The Ministry of Health shall thereafter inform the European Commission (art. 3). The measures hereby laid down to control the outbreak and spread of classical swine fever include inspections, disinfection and disinfestation, quarantine, creation of surveillance and protection zones. Particular measures are also established with respect to classical swine fever of feral pigs (arts. 15 and 16). Article 19 deals with emergency vaccination of swines, whilst article 20 concerns emergency vaccination of feral pigs. Article 24 sets out administrative sanctions.

Full text
Italian
Website
www.comune.jesi.an.it

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 2001/89/EC on Community measures for the control of classical swine fever.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases, Swine, Disinfection/disinfestation, Early warning system, Inspection, Vaccination, Quarantine

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Presidential Decree No. 363 implementing Council Directive 91/685/EEC amending Directive 80/217/EEC on common measures against the classical swine fever.

Legislation | Italy | 1996

Keyword: Animal health, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Swine, Pests/diseases, Quarantine, Inspection, Vaccination, Slaughtering, Disinfection/disinfestation, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Legislative Decree No. 55 amending Legislative Decree No. 55 of 2004 concerning the control of classical swine fever.

Legislation | Italy | 2004

Keyword: Animal health, Pests/diseases

Source: FAO, FAOLEX