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Researcher: 
Mitchell
Treaty Name and Text
Agreement Name: 
Veterinary Agreement On The Importation Into Italy Of Meat From Finland
Possible Sources (additional): 
LEX-FAOC031935; ita31935.doc
Signature/Entry into Force/Termination
Date IEA was signed: 
1976-08-31
Signature Year: 
1976
Date IEA entered into force: 
1976-09-30
Treaty Type
Membership eligibility (multilateral, bilateral, etc): 
Agreement Type Level 3: 
E (environment) Code (agreement is environmental or not): 
Environmental
Source for E (environmental) code: 
Title
Text used for E (environmental) coding: 
Veterinary Agreement On The Importation Into Italy Of Meat From Finland
Specific words used to code agreement as E (environmental): 
meat/veterinary
Lineage
Lineage: 
Not Yet Assigned
Sequence in lineage: 
100.000
Secretariat and auspices
Secretariat: 
Legacy
Hidden fields
Version: 
2007.10
Inclusion Auto-Generated: 
BEA - Bilateral Environmental Agreements
Subject: 
Species/Agriculture/Fauna
Category: 
ENV
Deletable
Treaty Text (legacy)
Data entry notes: 
The aim of this International Agreement is to facilitate commercial traffic in meat between the Contracting Parties. For this purpose, the Finnish Government, on the one hand, shall provide the technical, hygienic and sanitary guarantees established by the Italian authorities for the importation from Finland of refrigerated and frozen meat of the bovine, porcine, ovine and caprine species, which must fulfill the conditions set out in the list annexed to the Agreement. On the other hand, the Italian Government undertakes to permit the importation from Finland into the Italian territory of such meat satisfying the above-mentioned conditions. With a view to ensure the effective execution of this Agreement, the Finnish central veterinary service shall forward to the Italian veterinary service periodically and punctually the monthly stati stical bulletins on infectious and contagious animal diseases as well as full information on the health situation of herds. In particular, notification shall be immediately given in case of detection of any disease.Four Annexes are attached to this Agreement. Annex 1 contains the specimen of the certificate of origin and health for chilled or frozen meat for export to Italy. Annex A lays down the following: a) requirements for the recognition of slaughterhouses; b) requirements for the recogniti on of cutting and boning shops; c) hygienic conditions of the personnel, premises and equipment in slaughterhouses as well as in cutting and boning establishments. Annex B regards ante-mortem and post-mortem inspections to be carried out on animals, hygienic rules governing slaughter and standards relating to meat to be cut and boned. Annex C concerns stamps and rules governing packaging and wrapping.; FAO Descriptors: 110; 503; 313; 465; 514; 042; 507; 410; 515; 516; 517; 360; 10411 0; 464; 465; 467; 086; 067; 410; 406; 507; 456; 515; 516; 517; 360; 104
Member Code: 
ITA,FIN,
Members: 
Italy,Finland,
OrigMEAgrees: 
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