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Decree No. 140 of 2012 (XII. 22.) VM of the Ministry of Rural Development concerning animal welfare rules during killing and slaughtering of animals.

Type of law

The competent authority for the purposes of this Decree is the food-chain security and animal health directorate of capital and county governmental offices. Article 2 contains, in particular, specific provisions on ritual slaughter of animals and its authorization and control. Depopulation operations must be reported to the Chief Veterinary Officer and then to European Commission. Training of animal welfare officers is also regulated by this Decree.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
2 January 2013.
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny, 178. sz m, 2012. december 22., pp. 36751-36753.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
A vid kfejleszt si miniszter 140/2012. (XII. 22.) VM rendelete a v g llatok le l s nek s lev g s nak llatv delmi szab lyair l