Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/797 amending Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 as regards requirements for animal by-products and derived products originating from, and returning to, the Union following refusal of entry by a third country

Jurisdiction: EU

Commencement: 14 December 2019

Amends: Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 

Mini Summary

Regulation (EU) No 142/2011 sets out the requirements for the collection, storage, transport, treatment, use and disposal of animal by-products.



Certain conditions are added into Annex XIV for the import of consignments of animal by-products and derived products originating from, and returning to, the EU following refusal of entry by a third country. This is because there currently aren’t any specific controls in place for this situation so these consignments are subject to general import rules for consignments from third countries. However, the animal and public health risk posed by these consignments is different to those originating in third countries. Therefore, one of the conditions added is that these types of consignments do not need be accompanied by a commercial document or health certificate required for consignments originating from third countries.


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