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Order No. 1403 on production fees for slaughter and export of swine.

Type of law

This 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 4,45 (for each animal with a carcass weight of max. 109,9 kg) and DKK 8,70 for each animal carcass weight of more than 110 kg. For piglets produced in Denmark and exported live, a fee equivalent to DKK 0.60 (for live piglets weighing max. 15 kg) and DKK 1,30 for piglets weighing more than 15 kg shall apply. Exporters of live sows, boars, gilts and piglets must pay a fee equivalent to DKK 4,45 (animals weighing between 50 and 135 kg) and to DKK 8,70 for animals weighing 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 Danish Agriculture & Food Council in Copenhagen.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
1 January 2015.
Source language


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