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BSE - Rules on the BSE status classification

Article 5 - paragraph 1, of the TSE Regulation requires that Member States and third countries shall submit an application to the Commission for their BSE Status to be determined, accompanied by the relevant information on the criteria set out in Annex II - Chapter A, and on the potential risk factors specified in Annex II - Chapter B, and their development over time. Based on this information, the Commission establishes the BSE status of the country.

Annex II of Regulation (EC) N° 999/2001.

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