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BREXIT Guidance 

Supporting vets and practices prepare for BREXIT


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Importation of semen and embrYOs to the uk after Brexit

As you will be aware, importers will still be able to import animals and products of animal origin after Brexit, but the process for notifying the UK authorities will change. If we leave the EU without a deal on 31st October, importers will no longer be able to use TRACES and will instead need to be ready to use IPAFFS. If you import semen or embryos and currently use TRACES this may apply to you also.





EU exit and moving equines

If the UK leaves the EU on 31st October 2019 without a deal in place there will be changes to the way that equines are moved from the UK to the EU. 

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The Veterinary Sector and Preparing for EU Exit

The Government department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs have launched a new website which provides more information to help the veterinary profession prepare for an EU exit if the UK leaves the EU on 31st October 2019.





Veterinary Medicines Regulation in the event of a no deal

Throughout the government’s negotiations to leave the EU on 31 October 2019 the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has developed plans for all possible outcomes including no deal.