7.6.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 202/33


Corrigendum to Commission Decision 2004/456/EC of 29 April 2004 amending Decision 2002/613/EC as regards the approved porcine semen collection centres of Canada

( Official Journal of the European Union L 156 of 30 April 2004 )

Decision 2004/456/EC should read as follows:

COMMISSION DECISION

of 29 April 2004

amending Decision 2002/613/EC as regards the approved porcine semen collection centres of Canada

(notified under document number C(2004) 1687)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2004/456/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 90/429/EEC of 26 June 1990 laying down the animal health requirements applicable to intra-Community trade in and imports of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (1) and in particular Article 8(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2002/613/EC of 19 July 2002 laying down the importation conditions of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species (2) establishes a list of third countries, including Canada, from which Member States are to authorise the importation of semen of domestic animals of the porcine species.

(2)

Canada has requested that amendments be made to the list of semen collection centres approved in accordance with Decision 2002/613/EC as regards entries for that country.

(3)

Canada has provided guarantees regarding compliance with the appropriate rules set out in Directive 90/429/EEC and the new centre to be added to the list has been officially approved for exports to the Community by the veterinary services of that country.

(4)

Decision 2002/613/EC should therefore be amended accordingly.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Decision are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Annex V to Decision 2002/613/EC is amended in accordance with the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision shall apply from the third day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Article 3

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 29 April 2004.

For the Commission

David BYRNE

Member of the Commission

ANNEX

In Annex V to Decision 2002/613/EC, the list for Canada is amended as follows:

(a)

The following row for the centre No 4-AI-02 is deleted:

CA

4-AI-02

Centre d'insémination porcin du Québec (CIPQ)

1486 rang St-André

Saint-Lambert, Québec

(b)

The following row for the centre No 4-AI-24 is deleted:

CA

4-AI-24

Centre d'insémination C-Prim

2, Chemin Saint-Gabriel

Saint-Gabriel de Brandon, Québec

(c)

The following row is added:

CA

7-AI-96

Hypor

Box 323

Ituna, Saskatchewan S0A 1V0


(1)  OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 62. Directive as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 806/2003 (OJ L 122, 16.5.2003, p. 1).

(2)  OJ L 196, 25.7.2002, p. 45. Decision as last amended by Decision 2004/52/EC (OJ L 10, 16.1.2004, p. 67).