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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/403 laying down rules for the application of Regulations (EU) 2016/429 and (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards model animal health certificates and model animal health/official certificates, for the entry into the Union and movements between Member States of consignments of certain categories of terrestrial animals and germinal products thereof, official certification regarding such certificates and repealing Decision 2010/470/EU.

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This Regulation lays down rules regarding animal health certificates provided for in Regulation (EU) 2016/429 and animal health/official certificates based on Regulation (EU) 2016/429 and on Regulation (EU) 2017/625 related to certain categories of terrestrial animals and germinal products, including but not limited to bovine, ovine and caprine animals; camelid and cervid animals; equine animals; birds; poultry; and bees. This Regulation establishes model certificates, in the form of animal health certificates or animal health/official certificates for the movement between Member States in Annex I, for entry into the Union and transit through the Union in Annex II, and for the transport of terrestrial animals entering the Union by sea in Annex III.
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This Regulation shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union and shall apply from 21 April 2021.
This is a consolidated version of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/403, including amendments in 2021 and 2022.
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Official Journal of the European Union CELEX 02021R0403, 18 April 2022, pp.1-956.
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