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The Pakistan Animal Quarantine (Import and Export of Animal and Animal Products) Ordinance, 1979

THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., SEPT. 17, 1979
ORDINANCE
to regulate the import, export and quarantine of animals and animal products.
WHEREAS it is expedient to regulate the import, export and quarantine of animals and animal
products in order to prevent the introduction or spread of diseases and to provide for matters connected
therewith or incidental thereto.
AND WHEREAS the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render in necessary to
take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July, 1977, read with
the Laws (Continuance in Force) order, 1977 (C. M. L. A. Order No. 1 of 1977) and in exercise of all
powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following
Ordinance:-
1. Short title, extend and commencement. This Ordinance may be called the Pakistan Animal
Quarantine (Import and Export of Animal and Animal Products) Ordinance, 1979.
(2) It extends to the whole of Pakistan
(3) it shall cone into force at once .
2. Definitions. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,
(a) “animal” includes all kinds of
i. birds;
ii. cold bloods creatures.
iii. Creatures by means of which any disease may be carried or transmitted;
iv. crustacean;
v. fish
vi. four-footed beasts which are not mammals:
vii. mammals, except man: and
viii reptiles;
(b) “animal product” means anything originating or made, whether in whole or in part,
from an animal or from a carcase and includes blood, bones, casings, dairy products,
eggs, fat, feedstuffs of animal origin, fish products, hair, hides, horns, hooves,
hormones and their biological preparations, offals, seed materials for research
purposes, semen, skins, tendons, viscera, wool and any other substance of animal
origin which may be specified by the Federal Government by notification in the
official Gazette;
(c) “carcase” means the carcase of an animal and includes any part or portion thereof:
(d) “diseased” means suffering from or carrying any infectious or contagious disease or
such disease as may be declared by the Federal Government from time to time by
notification in the official Gazette ;
(e) “fodder” means hay, roughage, concentrate or any other substance used for feeding
animals:
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(f) “health certificate” means a certificate issued by a Quarantine Officer in respect of
the health status of animals and animal products;
(g) “import” and “export” respectively means bringing into or taking out of Pakistan by
sea , land or air:
(h) “litter” means any substance used as bedding for animals or for holding or containing
animals in the process of transportation:
(i) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules;
(j) “points of entry” and “point of exist” means the Islamabad Airport Karachi Airport,
Karachi Harbour, Lahore Airport, Peshawar Airport, Quetta Airport, the Chaman,
Kuh-i-tuftan, Turkham, Khokhrapar and Lahore land routes and include any other
authorised land, sea or air route declared by the Federal Government from time to
time by notification in the Official Gazette:
(k) “quarantine” means a site or premises provided or approved by the Federal
Government for the isolation and examination of animals and animal products
intended for import or export:
(l) “Quarantine Officer” means any veterinarian duly authorised by the Federal
Government to exercise and perform the powers and functions of Quarantine Officer
under this Ordinance ; and
(m) “rules” means rules made under this Ordinance.
3. Power to regulate and prohibit import and export of animals and animal
products. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, prohibit,
restrict or otherwise regulate, subject to such conditions as it may think fit to impose, the
import or export of any animal or class of animals or animal products likely to introduce
diseases to any other animal, animal product or man.
(2) A notification under this section may specify any animal or class of animals or
animal products either generally or in any particular manner, whether with reference to the
country of origin, or the route by which imported or otherwise.
(3) Any condition imposed under this section may require
(a) the examination, inspection and detention in quarantine by the quarantine
Officer of the animals or animal products brought in or to be taken out:
(b) the obtaining of health certificate:
(c) the treatment or detention , confiscation and destruction of diseased
animals or animal products: and
(d) that any animal or class of animals or animal products shall not be
imported or exported except by a specified agency of the Federal
Government .
4. Operation of notification under section 3. A notification under section 3 shall
operate as if it had been issued under section 16 of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969)
and the officers of customs shall have the same powers in respect of any animal or animal
product in respect of which such a notification has been issued as they have for the time
being in respect of any article the importation or exportation of which is prohibited or
restricted under the said Act, and all the provisions of that Act shall have effect
accordingly.
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5. Control of animals and animal products in quarantine. All animals and
animal products detained in quarantine shall be under the control of the Quarantine Officer
and shall be dealt within the prescribed accordingly.
6. Powers, duties and functions of Quarantine Officer. Subject to the
provisions of this Ordinance, the Quarantine Officer shall have the power to –
(a) inspect animal and animal products:
(b) detain in and release from quarantine and determine the length of the quarantine
period.
(c) order the carrying out of the prescribed tests:
(d) issue health certificate;
(e) order destruction of such animals or animal products as may, after such
examination and tests as may be prescribed , be found to be diseased:
(f) order disposal of clothing, during, fittings, fodder, harness or litter that may
have been in contact with , or pertaining to, diseased animals and animal products:
(g) require proper disinfection of any premises or aircraft or railway wagon or
carriage or vessel or vehicle of any description used for carrying animals and animal
products:
(h) approve conditions to be observed in export quarantine:
(i) prohibit export of animals considered unfit to travel:
(j) prohibit voyages of vessels carrying animals during adverse weather:
(k) inspect and issue certificates in respect of animals and animal products in
transit:
(l) deport any animal or animal product, at the expenses of the person importing
such animal or animal product, the import of which is prohibited by the Federal
Government : and
(m) Carry out such functions as are necessary for the successful operation and
management of quarantine stations.
7. Cognizance of Offence. No court shall take cognizance of any offence under this
Ordinance, except upon complaint in writing made by an officer authorised by the Federal
Government in this behalf.
8. Penalties. whoever contravenes or attempts to contravene any of the provision of this
Ordinance or the rules or any notification issued thereunder , shall, without prejudice to any
penalty to which he may be liable under the provisions of the Customs Act, 1969 (IV of 1969) as
applied by section 4, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years,
or with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, or with both .
(2) Any import of animals or animal products not accompanied by a valid import licence
and the prescribed health certificate shall, if found free from infectious or contagious disease, be
disposed of by the Federal Government in such manner as may be prescribed.
9. Appointment of officers and members of staff. The Federal Government may appoint
such number of officers and members of staff as it may deem fit for carrying out the purposes of
this Ordinance.
10. Revision. Any person aggrieved by an order passed by the Quarantine Officer under
this Ordinance may apply for revision to the Federal Government within thirty days from the date
of issue of such order, and the decision of the Federal Government shall be final.
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(2) The Federal Government may, on the receipt of an application under sub-section (1) ,
stay the operation of the order of the Quarantine Officer till the disposal of the application.
11. Indemnity. No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against the
Federal Government or the Quarantine Officer or any other person for anything in good faith done
or intended to be done under this Ordinance or the rules.
12. Exemption. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official Gazette,
exempt any animal or animal product from the operation of all or any of the provisions of this
Ordinance, subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the notification.
13. Delegation of powers. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official
Gazette, delegate to a Provincial Government, or to any officer or authority of such Government,
any of its powers under this Ordinance.
14. Power to make rules. The Federal Government may, by notification in the official
Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purpose of the Ordinance. \
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules
may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) In conditions to be observed before, during and after importation of animals or animal
products.
(b) the procedure for the landing, inspection, quarantine, seizure, detention and treatment
of animal and animal products:
(c) methods of testing for identification of diseases:
(d) the forms and fees for licences to import or export animals or animal products, health
certificates, certificates of freedom from disease and certificates of vaccination,
destruction, disinfection, onward movement and approval of export quarantine:
(e) the limits of the points of entry and points of exit:
(f) the quarantine charges and the recovery of costs of keeping animals and animal
products therein:
(g) the method of cleaning and disinfection:
(h) the manner of identification of imported animals: and
(i) any other matter which is to be may be prescribed.
15. Repeal. The livestock Importation Act, 1898 (IX of 1898), is hereby repealed.
GENERAL,
M. ZIA-UL-HAQ,
President.
K. M. A. SAMDANI,
Secretary,
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title and commencement. (1) These rules may be called the Pakistan Animal Quarantine
(import and Export of Animals and Animal Products) Rules, 1980.
(2). they shall come rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,
2. Definitions. In these rules, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,
(a) “approved disinfectant” means a disinfectant comprising five per cent solution of standard
phenol or any disinfectant approved by the Federal Government by notification in the official
Gazette:
(b) “Form” means the form appended to these rules.
(c) “master” means a person having charge or command of a vessel;
(d) “Ordinance” means the Pakistan Animal Quarantine (Import and Export of Animals and
Animal Products) ordinance, 1979 (XLIX of 1979);
(e) “pilot” means the pilot or any other person having command or charge of the aircraft; and
(f) “Schedule” means a schedule to these rules:
CHAPTER II
IMPORT OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS
3. Health certificate for import of animals and animal products. Every animal imported in
Pakistan shall be accompanied by a health certificate in Form from where such animal is imported.
(2) Every animal product imported in Pakistan shall be accompanied by a health
certificate in Form 1. Form II or Form III issued by an authorised veterinary officer of the country
from where such animal is imported.
4. Duties of carrier of animals and animal Products. Immediately on arrival of a Vessel ,
aircraft or vehicle carrying any animal or animal product at a point of entry, the master of the
Vessel, the pilot of the aircraft of the person in charge of the vehicle, as the case may be, shall.
(a) inform the Quarantine officer in respect of the presence of the animal and animal
product on his vessel, aircraft or vehicle
(b) Extend the Quarantine officer the acilities for inspection of the animal and animal
product and the paces where they are lodged;
(c) furnish the quarantine officer such information as he may require to enable him to
determine;
i. the number and kinds of animals and animal products;
ii. the places from where the animals and animal products were taken an board;
iii. the name and address of the importer ;
iv. the occurrence of any infectious of contagious disease among the animals during
transit;
v. the places at which the vessel, aircraft or vehicle, as the easy may be , made stop
overs;
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vi. the occurrence of death, if any, among animals during transit and the cause of
such death; and
vii. that the carcase of the dead animal, if any, was deposited outside twelve miles of
the coasts of Pakistan; and
(d) Prevent the landing of any animal, animal product, carcase, clothing dung, fitting,
fodder, litter or any other thing which has been in contact with diseased animal or
animal product from such vessel, aircraft or vehicle, as the case may be.
(e) Get the vessel, aircraft or vehicle disinfected immediately after the landing of
animals and animal products form such vessel, aircraft or vehicle, as the case may
be.
5. Inspection of animals and animal products on board. On arrival at a point of entry of a
vessel, aircraft or vehicle carrying animals or animal products, the places where they are lodged
and examine the certificates of health and other relevant documents.
6. Disposal of animals and animal products imported without health certificate, etc.
Where an animal or animal product is not accompanied by a valid import the Quarantine Officer
may, by an order in Form VI, -
(a) confiscate such animal or animal product for disposal by sale through auction ;
or
(b) at the option of the importer, return it to the importer for taking it back to the
country of its origin at his own expense.
(2) Where an animal or animal product is not accompanied by an import licence and
health certificate and on inspection is found suffering from a disease it shall be destroyed under
the order of the Quarantine Officer made in Form VI.
7. Removal and Quarantine. – Every animal and animal product shall, immediately on
loading , be removed to quarantine at the expense of the importer for such period as the
Quarantine Officer may determine in writing.
8. Test and examination of animals and animal products in quarantine. An animal or
animal product detained in quarantine shall under go such further test or tests as specified in
Schedule 1 or as the Quarantine officer may determine.
9. Release from quarantine. After the exphy of the Quarantine period, every animal and
animal product found free from disease shall be returned to the importer.
(2) Where an importer, after one week from the expiry of the quarantine period, fails to
collect his animal or animal product, it shall be disposed of by sale through auction.
10. Payment of sale proceeds to importer. An importer shall lodge, on an application
in writing to the quarantine officer, be certified to payment of the amount received by sale of his
animal and animal product after deduction of quarantine charges, costs of keeping the or the
animal product in quarantine , fees for examinations and tests and cost of auction;
11. Certificate of freedom from disease. An importer may, on payment of fee fixed by
the Federal Government by notification in the official Gazette, obtain certificate that an animal or
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animal product has been subject to a test on tests specified in Schedule I with negative results and
has been found free the diseases specified in Schedule II.
CHAPTER III
EXPORT OF ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS
12. Regulation of export. Every export of animals or animal products shall, as far as
may be, be regulated in accordance with the rules, regulations and zoo-sanitary conditions of the
country where such animals and animal products are exported.
13. Quarantine of animal before export. All animals shall, before their export, be kept
in quarantine for such period and manner as the Quarantine Officer may determine for carrying
out tests and examinations and providing rest to such animals before their transportation for
export;
Provided that the period of rest shall not be less than ten hours which shall include three
consecutive hours between sunrise and sunset;
provided further that if during the rest period of an animal, any other animal is brought into
quarantine, then the rest period of first animal detained in quarantine shall commence form the
time of arrival of the last animal in quarantine .
14. Health certificate of an animal and animal product. Where after the examination of
an animal or animal product and expiry of the rest period, the Quarantine Officer is satisfied that
such animal and animal product are free from disease, he shall issue a health certificate in Form
VII, Form IX or in product are intended to be exported.
(2) No animal or animal product shall be exported unless it is accompanied by a health
certificate referred to in sub-rule. (1).
15. Disembarkation of certain animals. Where an animal is injured during
transportation for export or loading in a vessel, aircraft or vehicle , or is found unfit to travel due
to or illness, or where ealving or lambing or the animal during transit is reasonably probable, or
where adverse weather conditions are likely to cause serious injury or suffering to such animal, the
Quarantine Officer may under notice to the exporter , require the master of the vessel, pilot of the
aircraft or the person incharge of the vehicle, as the case may be, to unload the animal and remove
it to quarantine for rest and treatment .
CHAPTER IV \
GENERAL
16. Disinfection of aircraft, vehicle, etc. Before transportation of an animal or animal
product, the Quarantine Officer shall cause the cleaning and disinfection of a vessel, aircraft or
vehicle to be used for transportation for such animal and animal product by an approved
disinfectant .
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(2) No vessel, aircraft or vehicle shall be used for transportation fo an animal or
animal product unless it has been properly cleaned, disinfected and certified by the Quarantine
Officer in Form X.
17. Quarantine charges and fees etc. to be notified. The rate of quarantine charges,
costs of keeping animals and animal products in quarantine, including feeding charges, fees for
examination, tests and certificates shall be fixed by the Federal Government , for m time to time
by notification in the official Gazette.
18. Destruction and disposal of diseased animals etc. Any diseased animal or animal
product ordered to be destroyed under clause (e) of section 6 of the Ordinance or under these rules
shall be destroyed in accordance with the directions of the Quarantine Officer.
(2) The carcase and destroyed animal product shall be disposed of by burying, burning,
cremated or incinerated.
(3) No compensation of an animal or animal product ordered to be destroyed shall be
paid to the owner.
(4) The items of any clothing, fittings or harness which had been in contact with a
diseased animal or animal product and not taken back by the importer after disinfection shall be
sold through auction.
19. Sale proceeds to be deposited in Government treasury. All sale proceeds received
under these rules by sale or auction shall be deposited in the Government treasury under the head
“1260 –Receipt from Economic Services-1261-Animal Husbandry-Others.”
20. Application of rules to animals and animal products in transit. These rules shall,
mutatis mutandis, apply to all animals an animal Products in transit by a vessel, aircraft or vehicle.
(2) Where the Quarantine Officer examines any animal or animal product landed in
Pakistan during transit to another country, he shall make a health repot in Form XI.
A. SAMI QURESHI.
Secretary.
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FORM I
[See rule 3 (1)]
Station ______________________________ No______________________________________
Date_____________________________________
HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR IMPORTATION OF
ANIMALS
(OTHER THAN PETS AND BIRDS)
This is to certify that:-
i. the animals described below, were thoroughly examined by me on (date)
__________________at (place)____________in )country) ______________________
and were found to the best of my knowledge free from contagious and infectious
diseases listed in Schedule II and have been tested for the diseases shown in Schedule I
with negative results within seven days prior to embarkation.
ii. the animal have been properly vaccinated against (specify diseases, type of vaccine,
batch number and production laboratory).
iii. the animals were kept under observation in isolation between the dates of examination
and embarkation at the State Quarantine Station at__________ from _____________
to __________________ under may supervision.
iv. the area of origin of the animal in ______________________ is not
(Name of place)
under sanitary restriction by virtue of the occurrence or suspected occurrence of any
officially controlled infectious or contagious animal disease.
v. during the period beginning on (date) ____________ and ending on (date)
____________transportation of the animals described below is authorised from
__________________ in ____________________
(Name of quarantine station)
BY: Road Rail Sea Air
_______________ ____________ ______________ ___________ ____________
Number/Name
Flight
Description of the animal
Species____________ sex (s) ________________ Identification mark ________________Total
number_____________________
(Attach list if necessary)
__________________
State Veterinary Officer
(Official Stamp)
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Copy to :-
(1) Livestock Division, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
(2) Accompany consignment
(3) Importer.
FORM II
[See rule 3 (1) ]
No.________________________-
station______________________ Date _______________________
HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR IMPORTATION OF DOGS, CATS AND
OTHER PET ANIMALS
1. Name and Address of importer_______________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________
II. Description:
species of animal__________________________________________________________
Age or date birth (Where Known)____________________________________________
Sex____________________________________________________________________
Breed ___________________________________________________________________
Colour________________________________________________________________
Distinguishing marks______________________________________________________
Tatoo No. (Where present) _______________________________________________
III Vaccination:
the undersigned declares herewith that he has vaccinated the animal described above,
against rabies and other diseases as shown below. The animal is found free from any disease.
Date 1. Name of
Vaccine
2. Live or at
tenuated
1. Manufacturing
Laboratory.
2. Batch No.
Signature and
stamp of the
authorised
veterinarian
Authentication
by a stat
Veterinary
Officer
1. ____________
2. ____________
1. ____________
2. ____________
1. ____________
2. ____________
1. ____________
2. ____________
IV. Additional information;
Country of origin_________________________________________________________________
Country visited as declared by the owner (Give dates) _______________________________
N. B. The animal should be vaccinated not less than thirty days and not more than six month prior to the
date of embarkation.
_______________
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State Veterinary Officer
(Officer Stamp)
Copy to:-
(1) Livestock Division
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
(2) Accompany consignment.
(3) Importer.
FORM III
[See rule 3(1)]
No. _____________________
Station _______________________ Date ____________________
HEALTH CERTIFICATE OF IMPORTATION OF BIRDS (INCLUDING POULTRY
DAY OLD AND IMMATURE CHICKS) AND HATCHING
EGGS
This is to certify that:-
i. the flock form which the adult birds described below originate are free from avian
leucosis , Newcastle, pullorum, salmonellosis and mycoplasmosis.
ii. the birds were subjected to relevant tests listed in Schedule I with negative results prior
to embarkation.
iii. the chicks (day old or immature chicks) were hatched in an incubator which was
properly fumigated and disinfected prior to incubation and packed directly from the
incubator into new boxes for export and that there was no contact with any other bird.
iv. the hatching eggs came from parent flocks, which are free from scheduled poultry
diseases .
v. the chicks were hatched from eggs obtained from flocks certified free from pullorum
disease and salmonellosis.
During the period beginning on (date) _______________and ending on date _____________
transportation of birds and eggs is authorised from _____________________________- (name
of quarantine station).
to___________________________________________
(name of quarantine station in Pakistan)
By : Road Rail Sea Air
____________ _________ __________ __________
____________ _________ ___________ __________
Names/Number/
Flight Description
Breed/type ________________Sex (s) ____________________ Age (s) ______
Identification marks of containers _____________________________________
Number of containers__________ Total number of birds/eggs ______________
N. B. Day old chick means a live bird during the first seventy-two hours of its life or while
it has not been fed, whichever period is shorter.
_______________
State Veterinary Officer
(Official Stamp)
Copy to :
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(1) Livestock Division,
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad
(2) Accompany consignment.
FORM IV
[See rule 3(2)]
No. _____________________
Station ________________ Date ___________________
CERTIFICATE FOR IMPORTATION OF ANIMAL PRODUCTS
(OTHER THAN ANIMAL SEMEN)
This is to certify that:-
(j) the animal products described below were either obtained from animals subject to
verinary inspection at the time of slaughter and certified to be free from symptoms of
infectious or contagious or contagious discases or the consignment has been
satisfactorily sterilized by the following
method______________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
_____
(ii) the consignment conforms to the current regulation of the Government of Pakistan
:and
(iii) during the period beginning on ________________________________________
Ending _________________________ on ________________________________
Transportation of the animal products is authorised.
Form _____________________ to _____________________________________
(Place of departure) (Place of destination)
By: Road Rail Sea Air
___________ __________ ___________ ___________
Name /Number / ________ _________ ___________ ____________
Flight
Description of the animal products:
Product/ description ___________
Origin ______________________
Quantity ____________________
Packing_____________________
Marks ______________________
_________________
State Veterinary Officer
(Official Stamp)
Copy to:-
(1) Livestock Division
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Ministry of Food and Agriculture,
Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.
(2) Accompany consignment.
(3) Importer.
FORM V
[See rule 3(2)]
No. _____________
Station ______________________ Date____________
CERTIFICATE FOR IMPORTATION FO ANIMAL SEMEN
I. Description of donor animal (s)
II. Information concerning semen.
i. Date and time of collection
ii. Quantity and condition of shipment.
iii. Artificial Insemination Centre from where collected.
iv. Preservatives.
v. Name and address of the owner.
III. Certified that:
i. The semen was collected from animals(s) which has (have) never
been used for natural service :and
ii. the donor animal is from disease free areas and that the donor animal
(s) was (were) examined and showed no clinical signs of any
infectious or contagious disease or hereditary defects.
___________________
State Veterinary Officer
(Official Stamp)
Copy to:-
(1) Livestock Division, Government of Pakistan Islamabad,
(2) Accompany consignment
(3) Importer.
_____________
FORM
(See rule 6)
No.________________________
Date._______________________
At
______________________________________________________________
The animal and animals products mentioned below having been landed in
Pakistan without valid health certificate and requisite import licence are hereby
ordered to be confiscated /destroyed/returned to the point of origin at the
expense of the importer.
Particulars of:
Animal Animal Products Name of consignee or Importer
Species ____________________ Product _____________ _______________
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Numbers __________________ Quantity ____________ Address ________
Origin _____________________ Origin______________ _______________
Identification Mark (s)_____________________________________________
________________________
Quarantine Officer,
(Official Stamp)
Copies to :-
(1) Collector of Customs Concerned
(2) Livestock Division, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Islamabad.
FORM VII
[See rule 14 (1)]
No.________________________
Date _______________________
At ___________________________________________________________
CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH OF ANIMAL/LS FOR EXPORTATION
(OTHER THAN BIRDS)
This is to certify that the animals described below were.
i. Thoroughly examined by me on (date) ________________ at
(place) ______________________________ and were found to the
best of my knowledge free from sign of contagious and infectious
diseases. They have been kept in isolation between the date of
examination and embarkation at the Government Quarantine Station
at _____ from ________________ till _____________________
ii. tested fro evidence of disease as follows; and
(iv) Vaccinated as Follows.-
Disease Date Type of
vaccine
Batch No. Dose per
animal
Description of the consignment:
Species _____________ sex_____________ Age ___________________
Number _____________ ___________________ __________________
Marks ______________ _____________________ ________________
Disease
Test
Date
Result
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Origin ______________ _____________________ _________________
Mode of transport.
By. Road Rail Sea Air
______________ _________ ___________ _________
______________ _________ ___________ _________
Name/Numbc” /Flight.
Signature………………………….
FORM VIII
[See rule 14 (1)]
No.___________________
Date__________________
At ____________________
CERTIFICATE OF HEALTH OF BIRDS FOR EXPORTATION
This is to certify thati.
The flocks from which the hatching eggs were produced are free
from pullorum disease and samonellosis.
ii. The chicks were hatched in an incubator and packed directly from
the incubator into new boxes for export and that there was no
contact with any other bird.
iii. The flecks from which the adult birds described below originate are
free from avian leucosis, Newcastle disease and pullorum.
During the period beginning on (date) ________________________
And ending on (date)____________________ transportation is
authorised from _____________________ to _____________
(Name of quarantine station)
By Road Rail Sea Air
______________ _________ ________ _________ ________
Number/ Name/Flight.
Description of birds.
Breed/type ___________________________________________________
Identification marks of containers _________________________________
Number of containers___________ total number of birds/eggs.
_____________________________________________________________
Reference number of Airway bill/Bill of lading /consignment
note__________________________ date__________________________
Quarantine Officer
Livestock Division.
Government of Pakistan
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(Official Stamp)
Copy to:-
1. Livestock Division.
2. Quarantine Officer Point of exit.
3. Accompany consignment
FORM IX
[See rule 14(1)]
No._________________
Date.________________
CERTIFICATE FO HEALTH OF ANIMAL PRODUCTS FOR
EXPORTATION
This is to certify that.-
(i) the animal products described below were either obtained form animals
inspected at the time of slaughter and certified to be free from signs of
contagious and infectious diseases or the consignment has been
satisfactorily sterilized;
(ii) the consignment conforms to the current rules and regulations of the
importing country ; and
(iii) During the period beginning on______________ and ending on
____________________________ transportation of the animals
Products is authorised.
From _______________ to __________________________________
(Place of departure) (Place of destination)
By Road Rail Sea Air
_____________ __________ __________ __________
______________ ___________ ___________ __________
Name /Number /Flight.
Description of the consignment.
Product___________________________ Origin__________ ___________________
Quantity__________________________ Marks______________________________
Packing__________________________ Leese/bales/drems____________________
Quarantine Officer
Livestock Division
Government of Pakistan.
(Official Stamp)
………………………
FORM X
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
[See rule16 (2) ]
No._____________________
Date____________________
CERTIFICATE OF DISINFECTION OF VESSEL, AIRCRAFT AND
VEHICLES, ETC
1. Vessel________________ Name and registration
No_______________________ aircraft ________________________ Flight
No. ________________________________ Vehicle ____________________
Licence No.______________________________
Identification __________________________
Was inspected by me and found to be suitable for transportation of (give
number) live animals of the species________________________ (give weight) meat
and other edible animal products (specify origin) (give weight) non-edible animal
products ___________________ (specify origin).
II. Cleaning, disinfection and desensitization of the vessel /aircraft/vehicle/ railway
wagon was carried out under my supervision.
III. Transportation is authorised form _________ to ___________ (place of
destination).
Valid until___________________________________________________
Quarantine Officer
Livestock Division,
Government of Pakistan
(Official Stamp)
FORM XI
[See rule 20 (2)]
No.___________________
Date__________________
CERTIFICATE OF INSPECTION DURING TRANSIT
THE animals and animal products landed under the Health Certificate mentioned below
were examined by me and found to be free from signs of infectious contagious
diseases.
Health Certificate No. ________________ Date____________________ Import
Licence No. ____________________ Date __________________ Continuation of
transport is permitted by either the same means of transport
_________________________________________________________________
Or if transshipped specify new means of transportation
x).
Road
Rail
Sea
Air
Quarantine Officer
Livestock Division,
Government of Pakistan.
(Official Stamp)
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
_______________
SCHEDULE I
Diseases Tests
I. Avian
a. Salmonella pull rum
b. Mycoplasmosis
(a) Agglutination test
(b) Agglutination test
II. Bovine
a. Tuberculosis
b. Para tuberculosis (John’s disease)
c. Brucellosis (Bang’s disease)
d. Contagious bovine Plouropneumonia
e. East Coast fever
a. Tuberculin test single intradernal
comparative test.
b. Avian tabercaline test and
complement fixation test.
c. Agglutination test and complement
fixation test.
d. Complement fixation text.
e. Microscopic examination of blood or
gland smea.
III. Equine
a. African Horse Sickness.
b. Equine infectious anemia.
c. Haemoparasites.
d. Glanders.
a. Complement fixation test
b. Agar gel immuno-diffusion test.
c. Microscopic examination of blood.
d. Mallein test.
IV Ovine and Caprine
a. Brucellosis (Bang’s disease)
b. Sorapie
c. Para tuberculosis
d. Blue tongue
a. Complement fixation test
b. Clinical signs.
c. Avian tuberculin or Johnin test.
d. Complement fixation test.
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
SCHEDULE II
[ See rule II]
Animal
(a) Bulls, cows, bullocks, buffaloes
and young ones of either sex.
Diseases
Bovine leucosis
Brucellosis
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonal
East coast fever
Foot and Mouth disease *
Heart water
Leptospircsis
*Malignant eatarrh **
Para tuberculosis
Rabies
Rinderpest
Rift valley fever
Boving viral diarrhea
Infectious bovine rhino tracheitis
(b) Dogs, cats and other pet animals. Rabies
(c) Horses, asses, mules and young ones of either
sex.
African horse
sickness**
Equine infectious anaemia
Epizootic lymphangitis
Dourine
Glanders***
Infectious equine encephalitis
Ulcerative lymphangitis
Contagious metritis
(d) Poultry and other birds. Avian influenza
Fowl cholera
Fowl pox
Encephalomyelitis
Infectious laryngco-tracheitis
Newcastle disease
Marek’s disease
Salmonella pullorum
Dack virus enteritis
Avian leucosis complex
Chronic respiratory disease
Infectious bronchitis
Psittacosis
Infectious bursal disease
(e) Sheep, goats and young ones of either sex. Anthrax
Blue tongue
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
Brucellosis
Contagious-caprine-pleuropneumonia
Enzootic abortion
Nairobi sheep disease
Rift Valley fever
Sheep/goat pox
Scrapie.
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
ANNEXURE-IV
PAKISTAN ANIMAL QUARANTINE ACT, 1979
ACT NO. XLIX OF 1979.
AN ORDANANCE TO AMEND PAKISTAN ANIMAL QUARANTINE
ACT, 1979
WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the Pakistan Animal
Quarantine Act, 1979 (XLIX of 1979) for the purpose hereinafter keeping
in view the requirements of W TO AND EU. Countries and boosting up
the export of Animals and Animal Products according to zoo-sanitary
conditions al over the world. The Registration of exporters of Animal
Products, Registration of Processing plants of foodstuff of Animal origin
and laying down a community procedure for the establishment of
maximum residue limits of Veterinary Medicinal Products in foodstuff of
Animal origin and the impact of residues on the industrial processing of
foodstuff.
AND WHEREAS the National Assembly and Senate stand dissolved.
AND WHEREAS the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan is
satisfied that circumstances exits which render it to take immediate action.
NOW therefore in pursuance of proclamation of the fourteenth day
of October, 1999 and provisional constitution order No. 9 of 1999 and in
exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President of the
Islamic Republic of Pakistan is pleased to make and promulgate the
following ordinance:
1. Short title & commencement .
a. This Ordinance may be called Pakistan Animal
Quarantine (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 2002.
b. It shall come into force at once .
c. it extends to the whole of Pakistan
2. AMENDMENT;
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
In the Pakistan Animal Quarantine Act, 1979
(XLIX of 1979 ) hereinafter referred to as the said act in after Section No. 14
under sub-section (1) & (2) and clause a, b, e, d, e, f, g, h, & I the following
sub-section shall be added namely ;
3. Registration of Animal Products Processing, Plants.
4. No person shall export Animal products unless he is
registered with the Registration authority i.e. Animal
Quarantine Department.
5. No. Animal Product, processing plants shall process
Animal Products unless it is registered with Registration
authority i.e. Animal Quarantine Department.
6. The Registration authority may on receipt of an
application from an exporter of Animal Product on
payment of such fees and conditions as may be prescribed
by the competent authority, issue a certificate of
Registration after inspection of the premises.
7. Fees for Registration the exporters of Animal products
shall deposit Rs. 10,000/ (Rupees Ten Thousand only)
along with the application.
8. Renewal of Registration; After satisfactory working of the
Processing plant and non receipt of any complaint from
importing country, the Registration authority shall renew
the Registration for one year after deposition of Rs. 5,000/
(Rupees Five thousand) as Renewal Fee.
9. The Original Registration certificate shall be fixed on the
wall of main office in the Processing Plant for display.
10. The staff of Animal processing plant shall extend his full
co operation at the time of visit of the staff of Animal
Quarantine Department.
11. Constitution and Functions of Inspection Committee.
12. The Federal Government shall constitute an inspection
committee consisting of Animal Husbandry
Commissioner, Director, Animal Quarantine Department
and representative of Export Promotion Bureau.
13. To conduct Survey/ surveys of Animal processing plants
with a view to determining, their Fitness for Registration.
14. To hear appeals against orders, decisions & actions of
Quarantine Officer / Research Officer / Veterinary Officer
/ Quarantine Law Analyst.
15. To discharges such other Functions as may be conferred
on it under rules.
THE GAZETTE OF PAKISTAN, EXTRA., OCT. 6, 1980
16. Maximum residue limits of veterinary medicinal products
in Foodstuff rules.
17. Every Food stuff of Animal origin imported in the country
shall be accompanied by a maximum residue limits
certificate duly issued by a state/ government laboratory.
18. The residue limits of veterinary medicines in imported
Foodstuff of Animal origin shall be prescribed by Animal
Quarantine Department.
19. Every export of Foodstuff of Animal Origin shall be
accompanied with a maximum residue limits certificate
dully issued by a reputable laboratory and authorized by
Animal Quarantine Department .
20. The limit of maximum residue in case of export of
Foodstuff of Animal origin shall be prescribed by the
importing Counters.

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