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Trade in Animals and Related Products Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 1197 of 2011).

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These Regulations implement in England Community legislation, which establishes a system for trade between member States in live animals (including fish) and genetic material (i.e. hatching eggs and animal semen, ova or embryos) and for the importation of live animals, genetic material and products of animal origin from outside the European Union. The Regulations list in Schedule 1 the European Union legislation required to be complied with before animals or goods can be released from control at the port of importation and empower the Secretary of State to prohibit importation into England of any animal or product in the event of a disease outbreak outside the United Kingdom. The Regulations are enforced by the Secretary of State, port health authorities, local authorities and the United Kingdom Border Agency.
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