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Decree on the approval of pure-bred breeding animals of the bovine species (No. 1168 of 1993).

Type of law

This Decree implements the EC Council Directive concerning purebred breeding animals of the bovine species. The breeding association for purebred bovine animals, with main seat in Norway, and which shall establish and keep the purebred bovine animals register, shall be approved by the Ministry of Agriculture. Section 4 concerns the testing of "genetic values" of purebred animals and section 5 contains criteria for approval. Sections 6 and 7 provide for the registration of breeds. The organization shall issue, upon request, an identification document for purebreeds. Section 9 provides for importation from third countries and certificates of origin. (16 sections completed by 3 Annexes laying down criteria for the approval of the breeding associations, prescribing the method of calculation of "genetic values", and instructions for the importation of herd-book for sheep and goats)
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Entry into force notes
This Decree shall enter into force on 1 January 1994.
This Decree implements EC Council Directive 77/504/EEC.
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