Regulation on Eartags, Holding Registers & Animal Passports (as amended) (2629/1997)

Title: Regulation regarding Eartags, Holding Registers & Animal Passports (as amended)

Category: EU Regulations

Date: 1997 (amended 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)

Reference: 2629/97 [Full text] (1177/98, 2194/98, 331/99, 1663/99, 1606/2000, 26/2001)

General Description:

This Regulation has been revoked and replaced by Commission Regulation (EC) No 911/2004.

This Regulation sets out detailed rules as to the information that is to appear on eartags, including the country code. The Annex shows the two-letter code for each Member State. It also lays down the requirements for the physical characteristics of eartags. Chapter II sets out the information that must appear on animal passports and registers. This Regulation will applied with effect from 1 January 1998.

Pertinence to Agriculture: Livestock Movement, Cattle, Passports, Ear Tags

ADLib logo Content provided by the Agricultural Document Library
© University of Hertfordshire, 2011