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European Communities (Trade in Fish) Regulations, 1997.

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These Regulations implement Council Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market and Council Directive 90/425/EEC concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market. They place restrictions on importation and exportation of fish by applying of the requirements of the veterinary and zootechnical legislation of the European Community to trade with other EC Member States of fishery products; (b) provide for the registration of consignees and other persons involved in trade in fish with other EC Member States; (c) provide for approval of authorized officers to implement and enforce the Regulations and (d) define offences and provide for their prosecution. "Fish" means fish, live bivalve molluscs, aquaculture animals and products, and fishery products and waste of fish and fishery products, to which Council Directive 89/662/EEC or Council Directive 90/425/EEC applies.
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