Transmissible animal diseases and amending and repealing certain acts in the area of animal health (‘Animal Health Law’) - EU monitor

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Current status

The regulation entered into force on April 20, 2016.


Key information

Official title Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 March 2016 on transmissible animal diseases and amending and repealing certain acts in the area of animal health (‘Animal Health Law’)
Original proposal COM(2013)260 EN
procedure number i 2013/0136(COD)
EURlex-code i 32016R0429
Legal instrument Regulation
Addressee Member States of the European Union
Date of decision 09-03-2016
Entry into force i 20-04-2016; Application Partial application See Art 283
20-04-2016; Entry into force Date pub. +20 See Art 283
21-04-2021; Application See Art 283
Date of end of validity 31-12-9999


Legislative text


Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, and in particular Article 43(2), Article 114 and Article 168(4)(b) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the European Commission,

After transmission of the draft legislative act to the national Parliaments,

Having regard to the opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee (1),

After consulting the Committee of the Regions,

Acting in accordance with the ordinary legislative procedure (2),

This text has been adopted from EUR-Lex.


Original proposal



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