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Record information and status
Record ID
105403
Status
Published
Date of creation
2014-03-07 12:16 UTC (tsultanova@moew.government.bg)
Date of last update
2019-08-01 11:47 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)
Date of publication
2019-08-01 11:47 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)

General Information
Country
  • Bulgaria
Jurisdiction
  • Bulgaria
Title of document
Veterinary Practice Act
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • veterinary medicinal products composing of or containing genetically modified organisms
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Veterinary Practices Act regulates the public relations relevant to the implementation, management
and control of the veterinary practice, and introduces the principles of the veterinary legislation of the European Union and the World Organization of Animal Health (WOAH).
Specifically it regulates:
1. application of the veterinary requirements concerning:
a) animal health protection and animal welfare;
b) protection of human health against zoonoses;
c) production and storage of germinal products;
d) safety of raw materials and foods of animal origin during their production and transportation;
e) safety of feeding stuffs, feed additives and premixes in production, placing on the market,
trade, import, export, transit, storage and use;
f) disposal of animal by-products and products, derived thereof;
g) protection of the environment against harmful effects of animal breeding activity and the
related production processes;
h) placing on the market, trade and exchange of animals, germinal products, raw materials and
foods of animal origin, animal by-products and products, derived thereof;
i) import, export and transit of animals, raw materials and foods of animal origin, animal
by-products and products, derived there from, specific plant products, feeding stuffs, feed additives and
premixes;
j) production, import, trade, storage and use of veterinary medicinal products (VMP);
k) production, import, trade, storage and use of in-vitro diagnostic veterinary
medicinal products.
2. control on complying with the requirements laid down in item 1;
3. the veterinary medical science, laboratory activity, diagnostics and expertise;
4. the terms and rules for exercising of veterinary medical profession;
5. veterinary practice.
Date of entry into force
2006-02-01
Document details
Information about document text
The translation in English is not official.
Amendments
Тhe version uploaded is current as of 1 August 2019.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests
55 Hristo Botev Blvd
Sofia
Bulgaria, 1040
Phone:+359 2 985 11 306
Fax:+359 2 980 18 62
Email:ipetkova@mzp.government.bg
Url:Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forests
Additional Information
Other relevant website address or attached documents