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Council Directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market.

Type of law

Member States shall ensure that the veterinary checks to be carried out on live animals and products which are covered by the Directive and which are intended for trade are no longer carried out, without prejudice to Article 7, at frontiers but are carried out in accordance with this Directive. Member States shall ensure that only the animals and products referred to in Article 1 may be the subject of trade. Member States of destination shall carry out checks on arrival. Each Member State shall immediately notify the other Member States and the Commission of any outbreak in its territory, in addition to an outbreak of diseases of any zoonoses, diseases or other cause likely to constitute a serious hazard to animals or to human health.
Date of text
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CELEX-EUR Official Journal L 224, 18 August 1990, pp. 29-41.
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