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Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification of emergency measures - Thailand - Live domestic pigs and wild pigs and their carcasses
日期:2021/09/06
作者:Thailand
文件編號:G/SPS/N/THA/435
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NOTIFICATION OF EMERGENCY MEASURES

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Notifying Member: Thailand

If applicable, name of local government involved: -

2.

Agency responsible: Department of Livestock Development (DLD)

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 domestic pigs and their carcasses (HS Code(s): 0103, 0203, 0502.10.00); Wild pigs and their carcasses

4.

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

[ ]      All trading partners

[X]     Specific regions or countries: Korea, Republic of

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Title of the notified document: The DLD order on temporary suspension of importation of live domestic pigs and wild pigs and their carcasses from the Republic of Korea to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever. Language(s): Thai. Number of pages: 1

http://www.ratchakitcha.soc.go.th/DATA/PDF/2564/E/193/T_0015.PDF

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Description of content: According to the announcement of the Government Gazette dated 21 May 2021, the suspension for importation of live domestic and wild pigs and their carcasses from the Republic of Korea has expired on 19 August 2021. However, the OIE has reported a continued outbreak of African Swine Fever in the area of the Republic of Korea. Therefore, it is necessary for Thailand to prevent the entry of African Swine Fever disease into the country. By the virtue of Animal Epidemics Act B.E. 2558 (2015), the importation of live domestic and wild pigs and their carcasses from the Republic of Korea is temporarily suspended for a period of 90 days  since 20 August 2021 onward in the Thai Royal Gazette (20 August 2021).

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Objective and rationale: [ ] food safety, [X] animal health, [ ] plant protection, [ ] 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: This emergency measure is to protect the domestic livestock industry.

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):

[X]       World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) (e.g. Terrestrial or Aquatic Animal Health Code, chapter number): Chapter 15.1 of the 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:

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Other relevant documents and language(s) in which these are available: The Animal Epidemics Act B.E. 2558 (2015), Article 6 Paragraph 1 and Article 33

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Date of entry into force (dd/mm/yy)/period of application (as applicable): For a period of 90 days since 20 August 2021 onward in the Thai Royal Gazette (20 August 2021 – 17 November 2021).

[ ]      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:

National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards (ACFS)

50 Phaholyothin Road, Ladyao

Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900

Thailand

Tel: +(662) 561 4204

Fax: +(662) 561 4034

E-mail: spsthailand@gmail.com

Websites: http://www.acfs.go.th

                http://www.spsthailand.net/

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

E-mail: spsthailand@gmail.com

Websites: http://www.acfs.go.th

                http://www.spsthailand.net/