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Order No. 963 on imports of feed stuff with special restrictions and criminal penalties for violation of various EU acts.

Type of law

The Order sets regulations with regard to the import to and via Denmark to a partner country of feed stuff subject to particular restrictions. The Order does NOT include non-animal feed imported from other EU member states and released for free circulation. If feed is then released for free circulation in Denmark, it shall be subject to provisions of Order on food and feed businesses, as well as to relevant EU legislations in this area. Inspections shall occur in certified laboratories. Non-animal products shall be notified to the Danish Food authorities prior to their trade. The purpose of this Order is to ensure consumer protection ensuring food-related diseases are being monitored.
The Order consists of 15 Chapters divided into VI Sections and 1 Appendix: Scope and definitions (I); Animal feed - prior notification (II); Animal feed - single restrictions (III); Non-animal feed - advance notification and rules related withdrawn and un-released parties (IV); Non-animal feed - single restrictions (V); Penalties and implementation provisions (VI).
Appendix 1 - Border inspection posts for compound feed containing milk, milk products, soya or soya products originating in or consigned from China.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
3 September 2014.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om import af foder med s rlige restriktioner og om straffebestemmelser for overtr delse af diverse EU-retsakter.