Another postponement of the United Kingdom to the sanitary and phytosanitary controls of imports from the eu


The british government, in a statement, announced on 28 april to 2022tomorrowthe application of sanitary and phytosanitary controls to enter into force in july 2002, until the end of 2023.

The british government, in a statement that is available in thesite of the parliament of The United Kingdomhe announced on 28 april to 2022tomorrowthe application of sanitary and phytosanitary controls to enter into force in july 2002, until the end of 2023.

With this measure wants to avoid the costs of these controls businesses and consumers british, given the situation of the military conflict in ukraine and the rise in energy prices. Believes that it would be a mistake to impose new administrative burdens, and run the risk of collapsing ports and supply chains at this time. It is estimated to postpone these controls spare british business up to £1 billion.

The Declaration asserts that domestic controls introduced in july which saves is delayed, replicarían control model used by the eu's imports from third countries, model which was too complex and costly. It is working on a new model customs controls, focused on the digitization of british customs. This new model will be based on an appropriate risk assessment, with a focus of controls provided, based on risk and technologically advanced. This includesTrade Single Windowque comenzará a funcionar a partir de 2023, la creación de unThe ecosystem of trust between the government and industryother activities, such as part of itsBorder strategy 2025.

Sanitary and phytosanitary controls that remain in place for food

Animal products for human consumption and products

Theanimal products for human consumption subject to safeguard measuresmust be accompanied by a health certificate export, and the importer must send a notification via IPAFFS import before the arrival of goods. Documentary checks will be conducted remotely. Identity checks and physical controls will be undertaken at the destinations on the basis of risk analysis.

For the rest of the products of animal origin for human consumption, there is a continued requirement introduced in january 2002 to notify imports through IPAFF, 24 hours before arrival of goods.

Fishery products

The majority of imports of fish caught at sea, as well as some seafood, should be accompanied by a certificate of capture (as well as other documents on fisheries to prevent illegal fishing, when necessary) is maintained prior notifications through IPAFFS introduced in january 2002.

Vegetable products

Requirements are maintained exclusively for the import of plants and plant products of high priority. You can download on thislist of goods [ODT], and essentially summarizes: agricultural machines and vehicles used, all plants for planting, seeding and potatoes, certain seeds, as well as timber and forestry equipment. For this type of products will be necessary: prior notifications in PEACH/IPAFFS, attaching plant protection certificates and physical checks on authorized destination.

The prior notifications through PEACH/IPAFFS introduced in january 2002

Sanitary and phytosanitary controls that are not going to put in place after the official announcement

These controls, which was scheduled from july 2002, they are not going to enter:

  • SPS has not controls to be carried out on the border control points (BCP).
  • It will not be necessary to receive summary of statements for the import goods from the eu.
  • The goods need not come with a health certificate or vegetation, nor shall be subjected to physical checks or identity.
  • Delete the prohibitions and restrictions for the import of meat cabinets of the eu.

Next steps

The statement indicates that an updatedBorder Operating Modelin due time, possibly from autumn 2022.

To complete, this information is accessible to the links included in the same.