Balai Directive and EU trade in animals: approved premises

Details of institutes, centres and premises in Great Britain approved for EU trade in animals under Council Directive 92/65/EEC.


List of bodies, institutes and centres approved for intra-Community trade in animals as defined in Article 2(1)(c) of Directive 92/65/EEC

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Institute and centres which import and export certain animals under Council Directive 92/65/EEC (Balai Directive) must be approved by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

APHA approve and inspect these premises on behalf of Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government.

See guidance on Balai Directive.

Published 1 January 2013
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  19. Updated approved premises list as of 30th October 2015
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