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Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification of emergency measures - United Arab Emirates - Domestic and wild birds and their untreated by-products
日期:2020/11/23
作者:United Arab Emirates
文件編號:G/SPS/N/ARE/215
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NOTIFICATION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES

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Notifying Member: United Arab Emirates

If applicable, name of local government involved:

2.

Agency responsible: Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE)

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 poultry (HS Code: 0105)

4.

Regions or countries likely to be affected, to the extent relevant or practicable:

[ ]      All trading partners

[X]     Specific regions or countries: Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast , Russia Federation

5.

Title of the notified document: United Arab Emirates is imposing a temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated by-products from Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast in Russia. Language(s): . Number of pages:

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Description of content: Following the notification published by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) on 13 November 2020 regarding the outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus (HPAI) in Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast in Russia, United Arab Emirates is applying a precautionary sanitary measure to prevent the risk of introducing HPAI virus through the imports of live birds and their products from in Russia.

These measures include:

Temporary ban on the importation of domestic and wild birds and their untreated by-products from Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast in Russia

Continue to allow the importation of poultry products, table eggs and its products, day‑old chicks and hatching eggs according to the approved health certificates.

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

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Nature of the urgent problem(s) and reason for urgent action: There is a risk of contamination from importing poultry from Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast in Russia, which is affected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza. This follows the notification of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Yugra, Chelyabinskaya Oblast, Respublika Tatarstan, Samarskaya Oblast, Tomskaya Oblast in Russia on 13 November 2020. These applied measures are in compliance with Article 10.4.4, Chapter 10.4 of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Terrestrial Animal Health Code.

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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):

[X]       World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number): Chapter 10.4 of the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) Terrestrial Animal Health Code.

[ ]        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:

10.

Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available:

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Date of entry into force (dd/mm/yy)/period of application (as applicable): 18 November 2020

[ ]      Trade facilitating measure

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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:

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Dr Majd Mohamed Alherbawi

Policies and Food Safety Regulations Expert

P.O. Box 1509

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Tel: +(971 4) 214 8472

Fax: +(971 4) 265 5822

Mobile: +(971 50) 6260516

E-mail: mmalherbawi@moccae.gov.ae

Website: http://www.moccae.gov.ae

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:

Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

Eng. Ahlam AL Mannaei

Food Safety Department

SPS Enquiry Point

P.O. Box 1509

United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Tel: +(971 4) 214 8495

Fax: +(971 4) 265 5822

Mobile: +(971 50) 5903056

E-mail: aaalmannaei@moccae.gov.ae

Website: http://www.moccae.gov.ae