Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
10 September 2008 
Publication where the measure is specified
O.G. n° 20 of 18/05/2009 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Law Nº 54/2008 Of 10/09/2008 Determining The Prevention And Fight Against Contagious Diseases For Domestic Animals In Rwanda 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
This Law shall determine the preventive and other measures to fight against domestic animal diseases in Rwanda. 
Coded list of objectives
B: Protection of life and health of animals 
Description of the measure
Imported animals shall not be allowed to transit without authorization by an officer of the Rwanda Animal Resources Development Authority (RARDA) who is in charge of a veterinary quarantine border post located at
the entry point or at the place the animal was put in quarantine.
That authorization to transit shall be presented to livestock health care services, police and customs agents upon their request. An order of the Minister in charge of animal resources shall determine the content of such
Reference of the measure
Art 148 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
PG: 5 Livestock No    
Imported animals 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world    
All countries