Normativa otros paísesJul. 5, 2012
Ucrania: armonización de legislación con las normas de la Comunidad Europea sobre la seguridad y calidad de los alimentos, piensos, salud y bienestar de los animales
21 June 2012
|Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures||Original: English|
|1.||Notifying Member: UKRAINE
If applicable, name of local government involved:
|2.||Agency responsible: Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine, State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine|
|3.||Products covered (provide tariff item number(s) as specified in national schedules deposited with the WTO; ICS numbers should be provided in addition, where applicable): Foodstuffs; animals|
|4.||Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:
[X] All trading partners
[ ] Specific regions or countries:
|5.||Title of the notified document: Draft Law of Ukraine “On the state control of food safety and feed, animal health and welfare” Language(s): English and French Number of pages: 73|
|6.||Description of content: The main goal of the Draft is the harmonization of Ukrainian Legislation with the EC standards on the safety and quality of foodstuff, feed, health and welfare of animals.
The Draft establishes requirements for the organization and conduction of state control by the competent authorities in order to determine the compliance of the market operators with food safety and feed requirements as well as legislation on animal health and welfare.
The document also defines the general requirements for the organization of state control including the requirements to competent authority concerning state control conduction, responsibilities and power of state inspectors.
Three chapters (fourth, fifth and sixth) of the Draft Law regulate state control measures of foodstuff and feed imported to the custom territory of Ukraine. Also it foresees physical checks of animal origin products and the ability of reducing the physical checks frequency.
|7.||Objective and rationale: [X] food safety, [X] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [ ] protect territory from other damage from pests.|
|8.||Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:
[X] Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text)
[X] World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number)
[ ] International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number)
[ ] None
Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?
[X] Yes [ ] No
If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:
|9.||Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:
Regulation (EC) No 854/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 laying down specific consumption;
Regulation (EC rules for the organization of official controls on products of animal origin intended for human) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on official controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules;
Commission Regulation (EC) No 669/2009 of 24 July 2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the increased level of official controls on imports of certain feed and food of non-animal origin and amending Decision 2006/504/EC;
Council Directive 97/78/EC of 18 December 1997 laying down the principles governing the organisation of veterinary checks.
|10.||Proposed date of adoption (dd/mm/yy): 1 December 2012
Proposed date of publication (dd/mm/yy): 2012
|11.||Proposed date of entry into force: [ ] Six months from date of publication, and/or (dd/mm/yy): From the date of its official publication
[ ] Trade facilitating measure
|12.||Final date for comments: [X] Sixty days from the date of circulation of the notification and/or(dd/mm/yy): 20 August 2012
Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [ ] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
Division for Enquiries, Notification and Information Processing
Department for WTO Cooperation and Trade Remedies
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
04655, Kyiv, Hrushevskogo str., 12/2,
Tel: +(38044) 596-68-39
Fax: +(38044) 281-95-34
|13.||Texts available from: [ ] National Notification Authority, [ ] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e‑mail address (if available) of other body:
Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine/ State Veterinary and Phytosanitary Service of Ukraine
01001, Kyiv, B.Grinchenko str. , 1
Tel: +(38044) 279-49-06
Text available from: http://www.minagro.kiev.ua/page/?13347 (in Ukrainian)