Committee of Inquiry on the Protection of Animals during Transport

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18-03-2021 - 11:27

In the context of the exponential growth of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the President of the European Parliament has announced a number of measures to safeguard Parliament's core activities.

The current precautionary measures adopted by the European Parliament to contain the spread of COVID-19 do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are reduced, but maintained to ensure that the institution's legislative, budgetary, scrutiny functions are maintained. The meetings will be with remote and in situ participation for Members. Other participants are invited to follow the meeting through webstreaming.

Following these decisions, the next ANIT Committee meeting will take place on 19 April 2021 from 16h45 to 18h45.

Further meetings are scheduled as follows: Thursday 22/04/2021, 16.45-18.45 and Tuesday 25/05/2021, 9.00-12.00, 13.45-16.15 and 16.45-18.45

Highlights

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15-04-2021 - 10:34

On 19 and 22 April ANIT will organise final exchanges of views with DG SANTE on the five hearings organised this year. It will be an opportunity to share the outcome of those hearings. It will give the possibility to representatives of the Commission to share their knowledge and to answer questions from Members. The subject will be divided in two blocks, the Current and future EU requirements and Dual system to ensure compliance.

18-03-2021 - 11:29

This public hearing focused on enforcement of Regulation 01/2005 from the perspective of private stakeholders such as transport operators and other actors. It provided insights on the challenges faced by the stakeholders as well as common cases of non-compliance with Regulation 01/2005. It was also an opportunity to showcase best practices in the sector of transport of live animals. 5 experts had been invited and the presentations were followed by an exchange of views with Members.