Latvia has informed the Commission of the current African swine fever situation on its territory, and in accordance with Article 9 of Directive 2002/60/EC, it has established protection and surveillance zones where the measures referred to in Articles 10 and 11 of that Directive are applied.
In order to prevent any unnecessary disturbance to trade within the Union and to avoid unjustified barriers to trade by third countries, it is necessary to establish in collaboration with the Member State concerned a Union list of the restricted zones for African swine fever in Latvia which are the protection and surveillance zones.
The protection zone affects Robežnieku (Krāslavas district). The surveillance zone affects Indras, Kalniešu and Skaistas parish (Krāslavas dsitrict) and (Konstantinovas, Dagdas, Svariņu, Bērziņu and Ķepovas parish (Dagdas district).
This Decision shall apply until 31 July 2014.
Tuesday July 1, 2014/ OJEU/ European Union.