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Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998 (S.R. No. 45 of 1998).

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These Regulations implement in Northern Ireland Council Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the single market, Council Directive 90/675/EEC laying down the principles governing the organization of veterinary checks on products entering the Community from third countries and Council Directive 92/118/EC laying down animal health and public health requirements governing trade in and imports into the Community of products not subject to the said requirements laid down in specific Community rules referred to in Annex A(I) to Directive 89/662/EEC and, as regards pathogens, to Directive 90/425/EEC. They will also implement in relation to imports of specified meat and fishery products, inspection charge requirements laid down in Council Directive 96/43/EC and in relation to imports of products of animal origin imported from New Zealand charges specified in the New Zealand Equivalence Agreement attached to Council Decision 97/132/EC and Council Decision 97/131/EC. Part II deals with enforcement. Part III deals with intra-Community trade. Parts IV and V relate to third country trade. Part VI relates to inspection charges in relation to imports of specified meat and fishery products. Part VII relates to serious threats to health in other countries. Part VIII relates to offences and penalties.
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Entry into force notes
Coming into operation in accordance with regulation 1(2) and (3).
The Regulations revoke and re-enact the Products of Animal Origin (Import and Export) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993 and the Products of Animal Origin (Third Country Imports) (Charges) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993.
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