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Order No. 1314 on production fees for slaughter and export of swine.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations on taxation for the production of private and public slaughtering of swine (including sows, boars, gilts and piglets) for human consumption. The fee is equivalent to DKK 5,10 (for each animal with a carcass weight of max. 109,9 kg) and DKK 10,10 for each animal carcass weight of more than 110 kg. For piglets produced in Denmark and exported live, a fee equivalent to DKK 0.65 (for live piglets weighting max. 15 kg) and DKK 1,40 for piglets weighting more than 15 kg shall apply. Exporters of live sows, boars, gilts and piglets must pay a fee equivalent to DKK 5.10 (animals weighting between 50 and 135 kg) and to DKK 10,10 for animals weighting more than 135 kg. Notification of export activities must be registered within 14 days and should include all information on live animals to the Svineafgiftsfonden, c/o Landbrug & F devarer in Copenhagen.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
29 December 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om produktionsafgift ved slagtning og eksport af svin.