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Commission Directive 2002/4/EC on the registration of establishments keeping laying hens, covered by Council Directive 1999/74/EC.

Type of law

On the basis of article 7 of Directive 1999/74/EC, Member States shall: (a) establish a system for registering every production site (hereafter: establishment) covered by the scope of Directive 1999/74/EC, allocating a distinguishing number to it, in conformity with the Annex to this Directive; (b) ensure that for each such establishment at least the information set out in point 1 of the Annex is supplied to the competent authority of the Member State. Moreover, they shall provide that, from 1 June 2003: (a) no establishment for which the information required pursuant to paragraph 1(b) has not been supplied by the date determined there may continue to be used; and (b) no new establishment is brought into use prior to completion of registration and receipt of the distinguishing number.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
The Directive came into force on 20 February 2002.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal L 30, 31 January 2002, pp. 44 46.
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