Introduction

​Every day, consignments of live animals and products of animal origin are imported and traded in the European Union. In order that all such consignments can be moved safely avoiding the transmission of diseases to either the public or other animals, the EU has laid down a wide range of animal health requirements and Member States may have additional national legislation to refer to.

Within the Veterinary Regulation Department, the Unit which carries out controls on live animals and products of animal origin is the Trade Unit.

Trade Unit comprise of two Sections: 

BORDER INSPECTION POST SECTION
INTRA TRADE SECTION​