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Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification of emergency measures - The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu - Live shrimp
日期:2020/06/05
作者: The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu
文件編號:G/SPS/N/TPKM/531
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NOTIFICATION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES

1.

Notifying Member: The Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu

If applicable, name of local government involved:

2.

Agency responsible: Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture

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): Live shrimp

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: "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Regulated Objects Related to Decapod Iridescent Virus 1". Language(s): English . Number of pages: 3

https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2020/SPS/TPKM/20_3588_00_e.pdf

6.

Description of content: The quarantine requirements are established for the importation of Procambarus clarkii, Cherax quadricarinatus, Macrobrachium nipponense, Macrobrachium rosenbergii and Penaeus vannamei which are regulated objects for preventing the invasion of Decapod iridescent virus 1.

The Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine governed the imports of live shrimps based on Paragraph 4, Article 33 of the "Statute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Animal Disease". Each consignment with a certain amount of packing bags and shrimps shall be provided for sample inspection for DIV1 since 29 May 2020.

7.

Objective and rationale: [ ] food safety, [X] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] protect humans from animal/plant pest or disease, [X] protect territory from other damage from pests.

8.

Nature of the urgent problem(s) and reason for urgent action: In order to protect the domestic aquaculture industries and reduce the risk of disease invasion.

9.

Is there a relevant international standard? If so, identify the standard:

[ ]        Codex Alimentarius Commission (e.g. title or serial number of Codex standard or related text):

[ ]        World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number):

[ ]        International Plant Protection Convention (e.g. ISPM number):

[X]       None

Does this proposed regulation conform to the relevant international standard?

[ ] Yes   [ ] No

If no, describe, whenever possible, how and why it deviates from the international standard:

10.

Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Regulated Objects Related to Decapod Iridescent Virus 1" (Council of Agriculture Announcement, Nong Fang Zi No. 1091481579 dated 22 May 2020) can be found at: https://www.baphiq.gov.tw/ws.php?id=9577 (in Chinese).

11.

Date of entry into force (dd/mm/yy)/period of application (as applicable): 29 May 2020

[ ]      Trade facilitating measure

12.

Agency or authority designated to handle comments: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e-mail address (if available) of other body:

Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture

9F, No.100, Sec. 2, Heping W. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City, 10070, Taiwan

Tel: +(886) 233 432 091

Fax: +(886) 223 322 200

E-mail: wtosps@mail.baphiq.gov.tw

13.

Text(s) available from: [X] National Notification Authority, [X] National Enquiry Point. Address, fax number and e-mail address (if available) of other body:

Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, Council of Agriculture

9F, No.100, Sec. 2, Heping W. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City, 10070, Taiwan

Tel: +(886) 233 432 091

Fax: +(886) 223 322 200

E-mail: wtosps@mail.baphiq.gov.tw