22.6.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 161/70


COMMISSION DECISION

of 21 June 2007

amending Decision 2006/415/EC concerning certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of the subtype H5 in poultry in the Czech Republic

(notified under document number C(2007) 3120)

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2007/434/EC)

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to Council Directive 89/662/EEC of 11 December 1989 concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market (1), and in particular Article 9(3) thereof,

Having regard to Council Directive 90/425/EEC of 26 June 1990 concerning veterinary and zootechnical checks applicable in intra-Community trade in certain live animals and products with a view to the completion of the internal market (2), and in particular Article 10(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Decision 2006/415/EC of 14 June 2006 concerning certain protection measures in relation to highly pathogenic avian influenza of the subtype H5N1 in poultry in the Community and repealing Decision 2006/135/EC (3) lays down certain protection measures to prevent the spread of the avian influenza into the disease-free parts of the Community through the movement of birds as well as products thereof.

(2)

The Czech Republic has notified an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 in poultry on its territory and has taken the appropriate measures in the framework of Decision 2006/415/EC, including the establishment of Areas A and B as provided for in Article 4 of that Decision.

(3)

The Commission is satisfied that the boundaries of Areas A and B established by the competent authority of the Czech Republic are at a sufficient distance from the actual location of the outbreak. Areas A and B in the Czech Republic can therefore be confirmed and the duration of that regionalisation fixed.

(4)

It is therefore necessary to amend Decision 2006/415/EC accordingly.

(5)

The measures provided for in this Decision should be reviewed at the next meeting of the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The Annex to Decision 2006/415/EC is amended in accordance with the text in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 21 June 2007.

For the Commission

Markos KYPRIANOU

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 395, 30.12.1989, p. 13. Directive as last amended by Directive 2004/41/EC (OJ L 157, 30.4.2004, p. 33); corrected version (OJ L 195, 2.6.2004, p. 12).

(2)  OJ L 224, 18.8.1990, p. 29. Directive as last amended by Directive 2002/33/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ L 315, 19.11.2002, p. 14).

(3)  OJ L 164, 16.6.2006, p. 51. Decision as amended by Decision 2007/128/EC (OJ L 53, 22.2.2007, p. 26).


ANNEX

The Annex to Decision 2006/415/EC is amended as follows:

1.

The following text is added to Part A:

‘ISO Country Code

Member State

Area A

Date until applicable Article 4(4)(b)(iii)

Code

(if available)

Name

CZ

CZECH REPUBLIC

 

 

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Protection zone

 

BOHUŇOVICE

CEREKVICE NAD LOUČNOU

HORKY

ČESKÉ HEŘMANICE

DŽBÁNOV

TISOVÁ

VRAČOVICE-ORLOV (partly)

HRUŠOVÁ (partly)

ZÁLŠÍ

VYSOKÉ MÝTO

 

 

Surveillance zone

 

LEŠTINA (partly)

NOVÉ HRADY

ŘEPNÍKY

BOHUŇOVICE

CEREKVICE NAD LOUČNOU

DOLNÍ ÚJEZD

HORKY

CHOTOVICE (partly)

MAKOV

MORAŠICE

NOVÁ SÍDLA

OSÍK

PŘÍLUKA

ŘÍDKÝ

SEDLIŠTĚ

SUCHÁ LHOTA

TRŽEK

ÚJEZDEC

VIDLATÁ SEČ

ÚSTÍ NAD ORLICÍ

BRANDÝS NAD ORLICÍ

BUČINA

ČESKÉ HEŘMANICE

DOBŘÍKOV

DŽBÁNOV

HRÁDEK

BĚSTOVICE

NASAVRKY

CHOCEŇ

JAVORNÍK

JEHNĚDÍ

KOLDÍN

LIBECINA

MOSTEK

NĚMČICE (partly)

ORLICKÉ PODHŮŘÍ

OUCMANICE

PODLESÍ (partly)

PUSTINA

ŘETOVÁ

ŘETŮVKA (partly)

SKOŘENICE

SLATINA

SLOUPNICE

SRUBY

SUDISLAV NAD ORLICÍ

SVATÝ JIŘÍ

TISOVÁ

ÚJEZD U CHOCNĚ

VLČKOV (partly)

VODĚRADY

VRACLAV

VRAČOVICE-ORLOV

HRUŠOVÁ

ZÁDOLÍ

KOSOŘÍN

ZÁLŠÍ

ZÁMRSK

ZÁŘECKÁ LHOTA

VYSOKÉ MÝTO

LITOMYŠL (partly)’

 

2.

The following text is added to Part B:

‘ISO Country Code

Member State

Area B

Date until applicable Article 4(4)(b)(iii)

Code

(if available)

Name

CZ

CZECH REPUBLIC

00053

PARDUBICKÝ KRAJ:

OKRES: Chrudim, Pardubice, Svitavy Ústí nad Orlicí.

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00052

KRÁLOVEHRADECKÝ KRAJ:

OKRES: Rychnov nad Kněžnou’