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1. Statutory authority

Pursuant to section 60 of the Animal Products Act 1999, I notify the following overseas market access requirements, entitled Non-commercial Dogs and Cats to Sweden.

This notice takes effect from date of signing.

Dated at Wellington on this 23rd day of March 2006.

Signed: Karen Sparrow
Manager Exports
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand
(pursuant to delegated authority)

2. Sweden Requirements

Dogs and cats exported from New Zealand to Sweden must comply with the import requirements of Sweden listed in this notice as follows:

2.1 The certificate must be in English and well as Swedish

2.2 An official veterinarian of New Zealand must, after due enquiry, certify the following:

2.2.1 A microchip is implanted in the animal; (number, location, and date of implant).

2.2.2 The animal has been vaccinated against rabies; (manufacturer and name of vaccine, batch number, vaccination date, validity).The animal must be at least 3 months old at the time of rabies vaccination.

2.2.3 An official record of the result of the serological test for the animal has been sighted. This test was carried out in an EU-approved laboratory and the result states the date the sample was taken and that the rabies neutralising antibody titre was equal to or greater than 0.5 IU/ml. The blood test must only be conducted 120 days after the rabies vaccination. The animal is then eligible for exportation immediately after the blood sample result has been received.

2.3 A local veterinarian of New Zealand must certify the following:

2.3.1 The animal has been treated, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, between 48 and 24 hours prior to export with a fipronil-based product effective against ticks, and a praziquantel-based product effective against Echinococcus multilocularis; (manufacturer and name of product, date and time of treatment, name, details and signature of Veterinarian).

2.4 The export certificate must be accompanied by supporting documentation, or a certified copy of it, including vaccination details and the result of the serological test. This documentation must bear identification details of the animals concerned.

2.5 The animal must be first microchipped and then vaccinated against rabies.

3. Revocations

DOMANIEC.SWE 22.02.06 – dogs and cats to Sweden is revoked and replaced by this OMAR notification.

4. Definitions

For the purposes of this document:

Any term or expression that is defined in the Animal Products Act 1999 and used, but not defined in this document, has the same meaning as in this Act.

Explanatory note

This OMAR is based on the EU regulations 998/2003.

Additional Information on OMAR Notification: DOMANIEC.SWE – 10.03.06

1. This OMAR replaces the previous one dated 22 February 2006. Clarification of the minimum age of administration of rabies vaccination and of when the animal is eligible for export has been added to clause 2.2.2 and 2.2.3.

2. No import permit is required.

3. Clause 2.2.3 – the blood test must only be conducted 120 days after the most recent rabies vaccination.

4. If the microchip does not comply with ISO standard 11784 or Annex A to ISO standard 11785, the owner or exporter responsible on behalf of the owner must provide the necessary means for reading the microchip at inspection in the importing country.

5. The export certificate is only valid for 4 months after the official vet has signed the certificate in or until the expiry date of the vaccine, whichever is earlier.

6. The EU approved laboratory is the Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL). The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) recommends the blood sample is forwarded to the New Zealand Animal Health Reference Laboratory (part of the National Centre for Disease Investigation or NCDI) who are experienced in preparing the blood sample, packaging it correctly and sending it to the approved testing laboratory with the appropriate permits.

7. If the dog does not reach the specified antibody protective level, the rabies vaccination must be repeated and an additional bloodtest must be taken 120 days later.

Section 61.A of the Animal Products Amendments Act 2005 states that ‘The Crown is not liable, and nor is the Director-General or any employee of the Ministry liable, for any loss arising through the refusal or failure of the relevant authority of an overseas market to admit export animal material or animal product to that market’.