COMMISSION DELEGATED REGULATION (EU) …/... of 14.7.2021 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/692 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and the Council as regards rules for entry into the Union, and the movement and handling after entry of consignments of certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin

1. Entry into the Union, and the movement and handling after entry of consignments of certain animals, germinal products, and products of animal origin.
2. The document makes various amendments to EU Regulation 2020/692 which sets
out the rules for entry into the Union, and movement and handling after entry of consignments of certain animals, germinal products and products of animal origin.
3. GB is an approved third country for the export of live animals, germinal products and products of animal origin to the EU in accordance with Regulation 2020/692.
4. Some of the existing Articles of Regulation 2020/692 needed clarification and some drafting errors needed correction and these have been addressed in the amendments.
5. A derogation has also been given for racing pigeons. At present, in practice, racing pigeons cannot be raced from the EU – this amendment provides a derogation that racing pigeons can be taken to the EU and released for racing back to GB.

Topic  Agriculture 
Department  DEFRA 
Council Reference  10990/21 
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C Reference  C(21)5121 

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  1. 10990/21 - 560 KB - pdf
  2. 10990/21 + Add 1 - 416 KB - pdf
  3. EM 10990/21 - 127 KB - pdf

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