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Order No. 308 on the functions and powers of the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Food & nutrition, Fisheries
Keyword
Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Ecological production/organic production Inspection Transport/storage International trade Data collection/reporting Enforcement/compliance Aquaculture Codex Alimentarius Packaging/labelling Food quality control/food safety Animal health Animal production
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
1 April 2013.
Abstract

The Order sets regulations on the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries’ functions and powers in Denmark with regard to policy on food, veterinary conditions, including animal welfare and feed. The Authority is headed by a Director, a number of deputy directors and a veterinary director. Among its responsibilities, the control and supervision for food, veterinary conditions, including animal welfare, feed and individual areas of fishing. The Authority shall conduct investigations and provide information and advice in the areas mentioned as well as to follow livestock and wildlife health in Denmark and as appropriate in other countries. The Authority shall hold the presidency and the secretariat of The Danish Codex Alimentarius Committee (1), the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Advisory Committee for Diseases in Aquaculture (2) and the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Advisory Committee on Cost Control. The powers conferred on the Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries under the Fisheries Act shall be exercised by the Director of Food & Drug Administration and shall implement measures of illegality in accordance to EU regulations.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Ecology Act (No. 1203 of 2022).

Legislation | Denmark | 1999 (2022)

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Aquaculture, Internal trade, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Packaging/labelling, Authorization/permit, Institution, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EC) No. 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy, amending Regulations (EC) No. 847/96, (EC) No. 2371/2002, (EC) No. 811/2004, (EC) No. 768/2005, (EC) No. 2115/2005, (EC) No. 2166/2005, (EC) No. 388/2006, (EC) No. 509/2007, (EC) No. 676/2007, (EC) No. 1098/2007, (EC) No. 1300/2008, (EC) No. 1342/2008 and repealing Regulations (EEC) No. 2847/93, (EC) No. 1627/94 and (EC) No. 1966/2006.

Legislation | European Union | 2009 (2019)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Allocation/quota, Aquaculture, Aquatic animals, Artisanal fishing, Biodiversity, Certification, Coastal zone management, Cooperative/producer organization, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing area, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Foreign fishing, Harbour, Inspection, International organization, International trade, Landing, Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Maritime zone, Marking/identification, Monitoring, Non-commercial fishing, Offences/penalties, Precautionary principle, Processing/handling, Protected fishing area, Protection of species, Registration, Seasons, Size, Standards, Total allowable catch, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1010/2009 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1005/2008 establishing a Community system to prevent, deter and eliminate illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

Legislation | European Union | 2009 (2020)

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Inspection, Harbour, Monitoring, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on apiculture (No. 197 of 2009).

Legislation | Denmark | 2006 (2009)

Keyword: Apiculture/sericulture, Toxicity/poisoning, Internal trade, Consumer protection, Food quality control/food safety, Pests/diseases, Animal health, Animal production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No. 404/2011 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system, for ensuring compliance with the rules of the Common Fisheries Policy.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: Marine fisheries, Enforcement/compliance, Monitoring, Fishing vessel, Fishing authorization, Data collection/reporting, Inspection, International relations/cooperation, Fishery management and conservation, Foreign fishing, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017 (2018)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Framework law, Fishery management and conservation, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Marine fisheries, Freshwater fishes, Non-commercial fishing, Data collection/reporting, Fishing gear/fishing method, Institution, Foreign fishing, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Keeping Act (LBK no. 9 of 06/01/2022).

Legislation | Denmark | 2004 (2022)

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, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Food Act (No. 46 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1998 (2017)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Nutrition, Transport/storage, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Codex Alimentarius, Inspection, International trade, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on Veterinarians (No. 464 of 2014).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013 (2014)

Keyword: Animal health, Drugs, Pests/diseases, Inspection, Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on the administration of EU regulations of the Cooperative Agricultural Policy scheme financed by the European Agricultural Guarantee Fund (No. 115 of 2020).

Legislation | Denmark | 1990 (2020)

Keyword: Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Agricultural commodities, Internal trade, International trade, Data collection/reporting, Tax/levy, Financial agricultural measures, Policy/planning, Agricultural development

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repeals

Order No. 1203 on Food Administration Authority's functions and powers.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Aquaculture, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Policy/planning, Codex Alimentarius, Apiculture/sericulture, Inspection, Food quality control/food safety, Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Pests/diseases, Wildlife products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Repealed by

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

Legislation | Denmark | 2014

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX