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Law No. CXIV of 1993 on stockbreeding.

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The purpose of this Law is the promotion of high-quality stockbreeding, the conservation and increase of animal genetic diversity, the compliance of methods used in animal breeding with environmental, animal and public health protection measures, as well as with marketing requirements, so as to improve the quality and competitiveness of animal products, and to comply with international standards. This Law applies to: the breeding of listed animals (also wild animals) destined for commerce and food processing; to persons and organizations involved in the production, marketing and utilization of breeding materials. Section II covers stockbreeding with regard to: breeding animals and materials, performance tests and evaluation of reproduction capacity, marking of animals, collection, elaboration and publicity of data, male animal supply, protected indigenous and endangered species and contributions payable to the Stockbreeding Fund. The management and organization of stockbreeding is to be carried out primarily by the Ministry, then by breeding authorities and by recognized breeding organizations (sect. III). The following activities require authorization: operation of artificial insemination plants, the utilization of male animals for the production of breeding material, the operation of embryo transfer plants, the operation of poultry and fish hatcheries and of queen-bee keeping plants, the import and export of breeding animals (sect. IV). Financial provisions, as well as inspection, offences and penalties are provided for in section V.
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Entry into force notes
The concolidated version of the Act entered into force on 1 October 2013.
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in force
Legislation Amendment
Original title
1993. vi CXIV. t rv ny az llatteny szt sr l
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