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					                Sofia 23 February 2009




A National Framework
  Act as a means for
harmonization with the
  EU Acquis on food
        safety

                          J-L Duby
                    « FROM FIELD TO FORK »
           Primary production            Production, processing and distribution of food
ENVIRONMENT


                                                                         HYGIENE & CONTROL
                                                                        Products of non animal origin
         SEEDS
  PROPAGATING MATERIAL         Food Business Operators                                 Consumer

PLANT VARIETY RIGHTS


   PLANT HEALTH
  PHYTOSANITARY
                                                                     GENERAL FOODSTUFF
                                                                           RULES
    FEEDINGSTUFFS            WELFARE

         WATERING                                                        M ilk
                                                        HYGIENE & CONTROL
             PHARMACEUTICALS                            Products of animal origin
            BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS
                                     ZOONOSIS
  By-products
                             ANIMAL HEALTH        RESIDUES Cls

                       ZOOTECHNICS
   BY-PRODUCTS           BREEDING
                         « FROM STABLE TO TABLE»
                             EU
                    FOOD SAFETY STRATEGY
VETERINARY LEGISLATION          PHYTO LEGISLATION      Gl HYGIENE LEGISLATION



      ANIMAL HEALTH
                                  PLANT HEALTH             GENERAL FOODSTUFF
                                 PHYTOSANITARY                   RULES
   ZOONOSIS       WELFARE
                                                           HYGIENE & CONTROL
                                  FEEDINGSTUFFS
    HYGIENE & CONTROL                                     Products of non animal origin
    Products of animal origin
                                PLANT VARIETY RIGHTS
  RESIDUES Cls   BY-PRODUCTS
                                       SEEDS
      PHARMACEUTICALS           PROPAGATING MATERIAL       ENVIRONMENT
     BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS
                                                            ZOOTECHNICS
                                                              BREEDING
          WATERING
                                                                          OTHERS
                                                                          LEGISLATIONS
EU VETERINARY POLICY
               PRODUCTS
               OF ANIMAL
                 ORIGIN
LIVE ANIMALS



  ANIMAL HEALTH


  PUBLIC HEALTH


 ANIMAL WELFARE
  CONSUMERS




470 Millions
FOOD BUSINESS OPERATORS




               EUROPE 27
               20 Millions
                   SAME INITIAL EDUCATION


                           VETERINARY CHAMBER

STATE OFFICIAL
Special supplementary    VETERINARY PRACTITIONERS
      education              PRIVATE ACTIVITIES

 CONTAGIOUS DISEASES
(FORMER LIST A OF OIE)

    MEAT INSPECTOR
     ABP INSPECTION

      OFFICIAL
    VETERINARIAN
                IMPLEMENTATION OF
                   LEGISLATION

LEGISLATIVE
  PROCESS




                   BY THE
             COMPETENT AUTHORITY
                     IN
  ALTOGETHER    MEMBER STATES
                FUNDING OF THE
                    ACTIONS
                 FEES, SUBSIDIES




EU COMMISSION         MEMBER STATES
NECESSITY OF A VETERINARY
    FRAMEWORK ACT



                            ACT
EU VETERINARY LEGISLATION
          > 400
       TEXTS/YEAR




                 ALL



                VETERINARY ACT
             > 50%




NATIONAL PARLIAMENT
  OBLIGATIONS

       LAW




RESTRICTING RIGHTS
PENALTIES IN CASE OF INFRINGEMENTS
                      NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
NATIONAL PARLIAMENT         (MINISTRY)




            CHECKS

                        SECONDARY NATIONAL
     LAW                    LEGISLATION




                         2   2   2   2   2   2
VETERINARY ACT
BASIS OF THE EU VETERINARY
       LEGISLATION


                             ACT
           ANIMAL HEALTH



           PUBLIC HEALTH



          ANIMAL WELFARE



       OBLIGATIONS




     RESTRICTING RIGHTS
 PROCEDURE
FOR ADOPTION
OF SECONDARY
 LEGISLATION

               ACT
COMPETENT
AUTHORITY

            ACT
       EDUCATION
      AND TRAINING

                     ACT
VETERINARY CHAMBER
FUNDING OF THE
    ACTIONS
 FEES, SUBSIDIES


                   ACT
INFORMATION/CONSULTATION
      PARTNERSHIP

                           ACT
                    ACT
PENALTIES IN CASE
OF INFRINGEMENTS
1
    ACT
ONE COMPETENT AUTHORITY




                       1

      VETERINARY ACT
                       1
             PARTNERSHIP




 NATIONAL                 EU
LEGISLATION           LEGISLATION


   VETERINARY ACT
FULL ACCEPTANCE FROM THE FIRST
             STEP

                      2009




           EU
        NATIONAL
      LEGISLATION
        LEGISLATION
IMPLEMENTATION STEP BY STEP




                      DEROGATION TILL 2014

                      DEROGATION TILL 2012

                      DEROGATION TILL 2010

             EU
    LEGISLATION
  IMPLEMENTATION
      2009
IMPLEMENTATION STEP BY STEP




                         2014



          EU
    LEGISLATION
          FULL
     IMPLEMENTATION
     AT NATIONAL LEVEL
                            Date of
                          agreement


               EU RULES         A


           B                          COMMITMENT




                           WITHOUT ANY
                           COMMITMENT
NATIONAL
 “RULES”
                  D
                            Date of
                          agreement


               EU RULES         A


           B                          A




NATIONAL          D
 “RULES”
                            Date of
                          agreement


               EU RULES         A


           B                          A


                            C



NATIONAL
 “RULES”
                  D
NEW ESTABLISHEMENTS



                  DATE OF AGREEMENT



         EU RULES           A




 NATIONAL
              =       EU
LEGISLATION       LEGISLATION
 EUROPEAN UNION IMPORT/EXPORT POLICY




                               EU


 THIRD                    IMPORT
COUNTRY
 EUROPEAN UNION IMPORT/EXPORT POLICY




                               EU


 THIRD                    EXPORT
COUNTRY
         EU PARTNERSHIP IN THE FRAMEWORK OF
         THE WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO)
         SANITARY/PHYTOSANITARY AGREEMENTS
 Equivalency Agreements         Bilateral Agreements
                                  - EU Member States
New Zeeland
                                  -European Economic Area (EEA)
Canada
                                       - Norway
USA
                                       - Iceland

                                   -Other Bilateral Agreements
Third Countries        EU              - Switzerland
(without any kind of   EU              -Andorra
Agreement)                             -San Marino
                                       -Faeroe Islands



CANDIDATE COUNTRIES         NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES

              BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES
         BENEFICIARY COUNTRIES


ALREADY SIGNED         UNDER PROCESS
                        OF SIGNATURE
• Moldavia
• Ukraine          •   Armenia
• Morocco          •   Azerbaijan
• Tunisia          •   Georgia
• Jordan           •   Lebanon
• Israel           •   Syria
• Palestinian
                   •   Libya
  Authority
• Egypt            •   Algeria
     EUROPEAN UNION IMPORT/EXPORT POLICY
Safeguard clauses established for the zone/region affected
                   by the hazard and
                in proportion to the risk
                               EUROPEAN UNION
                             IMPORT/EXPORT POLICY
         EU                                                    THIRD
      MEMBER                                                 COUNTRIES
       STATES                                         Import conditions
Trade conditions                                      Similar to the EU

                                    Checks at
                                    Destination       Third countries list
Approved           EU
Establishments lists                  EU
                                                      Approved
                                   MEMBER             Establishments lists              EU
               Certificate
                                    STATES
Certificates
                                                       Certificates       Certificate

                                              BIPs
                                 Border Inspection Posts
                                     Border checks
                                   (TRACES System)
                               EUROPEAN UNION
                             IMPORT/EXPORT POLICY
       EU                                                      THIRD
    MEMBER                                                   COUNTRIES
  BIPs
     STATES                                           Import conditions
Trade conditions                                      Similar to the EU


                                                      Third countries list
Approved           EU
Establishments lists
                                    THIRD             Approved
                                                      Establishments lists              EU
               Certificate
                                  COUNTRIES
Certificates
                                                       Certificates       Certificate

                                             BIPs
                                 Border Inspection Posts
                                     Border checks
                                   (TRACES System)
                PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY


HARMONIZATION
                                                    THIRD
                                                  COUNTRIES
                                           Import conditions
                                           Similar




                                           Approved
                                           Establishments lists              EU
          EU
       MEMBER
                                            Certificates       Certificate

        STATES BIPs
                      Border Inspection Posts
                          Border checks
                        (TRACES System)
                 PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY


                                                     THIRD
HARMONIZATION
                                                  COUNTRIES
                                                BIPs
                    Border Inspection Posts
                        Border checks
                                          Import conditions



                                          Approved
                                          Establishments lists                 EU
          EU
       MEMBER
                                              Certificates       Certificate
        STATES
                       PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY


HARMONIZATION
                                                       THIRD
                                                     COUNTRIES
                                              Import conditions
                                              Similar




                                              Approved
              THIRD
             COUNTRY                          Establishments lists              EU
           EU
        MEMBER
                                               Certificates       Certificate

         STATES

Safeguard clauses established for the zone/region affected
by the hazard and in proportion to the risk
                  PARTNERSHIP STRATEGY


HARMONIZATION
                                                  THIRD
                                                COUNTRIES


                                         Import conditions



                                         Approved
                                         Establishments lists                 EU
           EU
        MEMBER
                                          Certificates          Certificate
         STATES

Safeguard clauses established for the zone/region affected
by the hazard and in proportion to the risk
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