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Order No. 1165 on veterinary monitoring on imports animal-origin food.

Type of law

This Order lays down rules on the import of animal food and the application of veterinary control at border posts. The purpose of this Order is to ensure that food is accompanied by a health certificate or special commercial documents. Food which does not adhere to EU production and marketing rules may be imported only after prior permission from the Food Agency authorities.
The Order consists of 14 Chapters and 21 Annexes: Scope and definition (1); Trade (2); Imports from third countries (3); Imports for free circulation of conformed foodstuff originating in third countries (4); Import of non-harmonized food originating in third countries (5); Transit and storage of non-conformed foodstuff originating in third countries (6); Transportation of food from and to third country via transit through Denmark (7); Returns (8); Private imports (9); Samples (10); Identification of warehouses (11); Sealing (12); Transition and waiver provisions (13); Penal and entry into force provisions (14).
Annex 1 - Food covered by this Order (Part I). Food NOT covered by this Order (Part II).
Annex 2 - List of Danish border inspection posts approved for the control of food.
Annex 3 - Frequencies for veterinary controls on imported consignments.
Annex 4 - Import conditions for harmonized food from third countries.
Annex 5 - Conditions for import of non-harmonized food from third countries
Annex 6 - Model of the provisioning certificate.
Annex 7 - Application for returning of food.
Annex 8 - Schedule for veterinary designated companies as stock in a free zone, customs warehouses, ship provisioning companies and specifically licensed warehouses.
Annex 9 - Third Country List (TCL): Fresh meat, minced meat, meat preparations and mechanically separated meat of livestock.
Annex 10 - TCL: Fresh meat and meat preparations of poultry.
Annex 11 - TCL: Fresh meat, minced meat, meat preparations and mechanically separated meat of farmed and wild game mammals other than hares and rabbits.
Annex 12 - TCL: Fresh meat and meat of wild feathered game meat and farmed ratites (ostrich).
Annex 13 - TCL: Meat products and treated stomachs, bladders and intestines.
Annex 14 - TCL: Frog legs and land snails.
Annex 15 - TCL: Milk and dairy products.
Annex 16 - TCL: Shell and cooked egg.
Annex 17 - Fresh meat from rabbits and hares.
Annex 18 - TCL: Honey and royal jelly.
Annex 19 - TCL: Fish and fishery products in any form, excluding bivalve molluscs (A), echinoderms, tunicates, marine snails.
Annex 20 - TCL: Bivalve molluscs, echinoderms, tunicates and marine snails in any form.
Annex 21 - Contents for Annexes.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Order enters into force on 15 October 2010.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om veterin rkontrol ved indf rsel af animalske f devarer.