Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
13 November 2001 
Publication where the measure is specified
Decreto n.° 35/2001, de 13 de Novembro 
Regulation where the measure is specified
General Regulation of Aquaculture and its Annexes I, II, III, IV, V and VI 
Country/Region applying the measure
Coded list of objectives
A: Protection of human life and health 
Description of the measure
1. The importation of aquaculture species requires authorization from the Ministry of Fisheries, after consulting the National Fisheries Research Institute, specifying the applicable quarantine rules.
2. The Minister for Fisheries shall adopt the quarantine rules to be complied with for the importation of aquaculture species.
3. The Ministry of Fisheries shall periodically publish the list of aquaculture species whose introduction into the country is prohibited. 
Reference of the measure
Article 9 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Fishery species 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.