Border inspection post (BIP) manual

Guidance on checks on products of animal origin from third countries. Covers EU and national rules applicable at Border Inspection Posts.

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Border Inspection Post Manual

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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.

Published 15 April 2013
Last updated 1 July 2013 + show all updates
  1. Updated with new version to take account of the fact that Croatia will join the EU on 1 July 2013.
  2. First published.