01-03-2021 13:45
Hearing on Transport of live animals in third countries

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On 1 March the ANIT Committee organises a public hearing on the transport of live animals to third countries. Particular aspects to be considered will be purpose of transport, journey planning, checks at the place of departure and exit points, border inspection posts, possible delays at borders and ports, control posts in third countries, animal welfare in transit and final destination countries and enforcement of Court of Justice judgment in Case C-424/practices.

The hearing will be divided in two parts and in total 11 experts have been invited. Their presentations will be followed by an exchange of views with Members.