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Council Directive 94/28/EC laying down the principles relating to the zootechnical and genealogical conditions applicable to imports from third countries of animals, their semen, ova and embryos, and amending Directive 77/504/EEC on pure-bred breeding animals of the bovine species.

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Abstract
This Directive lays down the principles relating to the zootechnical and genealogical conditions applicable to imports from third countries of animals, semen, ova and embryos. To be imported, animals referred to in article 1 must: be entered or registered in a herd book or register kept by an authority named on a list as referred to in article 3, be accompanied by a pedigree and zootechnical certificate to be drawn up in accordance with the procedure laid down in article 12, be accompanied by evidence that they are going to be entered or registered in a Community herd book or register in accordance with detailed rules to be established under the procedure laid down in article 12. To be imported, semen must come from an animal which is entered or registered in a herd book or register kept by an authority shown on one of the lists referred to in article 3; come from an animal which has undergone the performance checks and genetic value assessment, be accompanied by a pedigree and zootechnical certificate. To be imported, ova and embryos must come from an animal, which is entered or registered in a herd book, and be accompanied by a pedigree and zootechnical certificate. (15 articles)
Date of text
Entry into force notes
This Directive shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.
Repealed
Yes
Serial Imprint
CELEX-EUR Official Journal L 178, 12 July 1994, pp. 66-68.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
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