Guidance on checks on products of animal origin from third countries. Covers EU and national rules applicable at Border Inspection Posts.
This document is intended as a guide only and specific provisions should be checked in the relevant legislation, which can be found in the Compendium of Veterinary Checks. It may be distributed in part or as a whole to persons who would benefit from its content.
Official Veterinary Surgeons (OVS) information notes will notify Border Inspection Posts (BIPs) of major changes in guidance and instructions.
Any OVS notes issued after the date of issue take precedence over this manual.