Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A12: Geographical restrictions on eligibility 
Date when the measure came into force
05 December 2002 
Publication where the measure is specified
Diploma Ministerial n.° 219/2002, de 5 de Dezembro 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Regulation on Livestock Health 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
1. Protect public health through disease surveillance and control.
2. To protect the national and export market of animals and products of animal origin through the surveillance and control of animal diseases.
3. To serve as the basis for carrying out the vigilance and eradication of diseases of great economic and/or public health importance.
4. Serve as a basis for compensation for losses caused by animal diseases. 
Coded list of objectives
B: Protection of life and health of animals 
Description of the measure
1. It is prohibited the importation of animals, their products, by-products, offal and fodder from areas where there are known diseases listed in List A and B of O.I.E. up to 6 months after the declaration of the last outbreak.
2. It is prohibited the importation of domestic and wild animals of their products, by-products, offal and fodder is also prohibited when the transit takes place in areas where diseases of O.I.E. Lists A and B occur.
3. Misconduct of the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article shall entail the slaughter of the animals and the destruction of products, by-products, offal and fodder without compensation. 
Reference of the measure
Article 27 
Measure also domestic
O.I.E. Lists A and B of Animal Diseases
Multiple species diseases
• Anthrax
• Aujeszky's disease
• Bluetongue
• Brucellosis (Brucella abortus)
• Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)
• Brucellosis (Brucella suis)
• Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever
• Echinococcosis/hydatidosis
• Foot and mouth disease
• Heartwater
• Japanese encephalitis
• Leptospirosis
• New world screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax)
• Old world screwworm (Chrysomya bezziana)
• Paratuberculosis
• Q fever
• Rabies
• Rift Valley fever
• Rinderpest
• Trichinellosis
• Tularemia
• Vesicular stomatitis
• West Nile fever
Cattle diseases
• Bovine anaplasmosis
• Bovine babesiosis
• Bovine genital campylobacteriosis
• Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
• Bovine tuberculosis
• Bovine viral diarrhoea
• Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
• Enzootic bovine leukosis
• Haemorrhagic septicaemia
• Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis
• Lumpky skin disease
• Malignant catarrhal fever
• Theileriosis
• Trichomonosis
• Trypanosomosis (tsetse-transmitted)
Sheep and goat diseases
• Caprine arthritis/encephalitis
• Contagious agalactia
• Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
• Enzootic abortion of ewes (ovine chlamydiosis)
• Maedi-visna
• Nairobi sheep disease
• Ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis)
• Peste des petits ruminants
• Salmonellosis (S. abortusovis)
• Scrapie
• Sheep pox and goat pox
Equine diseases
• African horse sickness
• Contagious equine metritis
• Dourine
• Equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern)
• Equine encephalomyelitis (Western)
• Equine infectious anaemia
• Equine influenza
• Equine piroplasmosis
• Equine rhinopneumonitis
• Equine viral arteritis
• Glanders
• Surra (Trypanosoma evansi)
• Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
Swine diseases
• African swine fever
• Classical swine fever
• Nipah virus encephalitis
• Porcine cysticercosis
• Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome
• Swine vesicular disease
• Transmissible gastroenteritis
Avian diseases
• Avian chlamydiosis
• Avian infectious bronchitis
• Avian infectious laryngotracheitis
• Avian mycoplasmosis (M. gallisepticum)
• Avian mycoplasmosis (M. synoviae)
• Duck virus hepatitis
• Fowl cholera
• Fowl typhoid
• Highly pathogenic avian influenza and low pathogenic avian influenza in poultry
• Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)
• Marek's disease
• Newcastle disease
• Pullorum disease
• Turkey rhinotracheitis
Lagomorph diseases
• Myxomatosis
• Rabbit haemorrhagic disease
Bee diseases
• Acarapisosis of honey bees
• American foulbrood of honey bees
• European foulbrood of honey bees
• Small hive beetle infestation (Aethina tumida)
• Tropilaelaps infestation of honey bees
• Varroosis of honey bees 

Products affected by the measure.

Animal products 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.