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Animal Health and Livestock Services Rules, 2056 (2000)

2. Definition

2. Definition:

Unless the subject or context otherwise requires, in these Rules,-
(a) “Act” means the Animal Health and Livestock Services Act, 2055 (1999)
(b) “Disinfection” means the process whereby the infectious element in any matter is destroyed by the chemical or physical device referred to in Schedule (1).
(c) “Cold Store” means the Place to keep the product of animal origin, biological products or livestock product materials in the suitable temperature from technical point of view in order to avoid the deterioration in their standards.
(d) “Authentic Certificate” means the certificate relating to animal health authenticated by the Animal Quarantine Officer or Veterinary Officer of the concerned country
(e) “Quarantine Certificate” means the certificate to be issued by a Quarantine Officer having followed the quarantine procedures relating to the animal, products of animal origin or livestock product materials to
be imported into the Kingdom of Nepal.
(f) “Biological protection” means the measures taken by any animal firm in order to prevent the infection that is likely to be caused inside the farm from the outer environment.

3. Establishment of Quarantine Check Post

3. Establishment of Quarantine Check Post:

(1) The Quarantine Check Post  shall be established pursuant to Section 3 of the Act in the following places:

(a) The International point for export and import of animal,  product materials;

(b) International airport;

(c) The point of more transportation of animal, products of animal origin or Livestock product materials.

2. The following provisions shall be made in the Check post to be established pursuant to Sub-rule (1):

(a) Provision of separate entry and exit gates for the movement of animals;

(b) Provision of easy system of sanitation and disinfection of the house and shed to be used for quarantine;

(c) Provision of platform for loading and unloading of the animals and product of animal origin to be carried by
various types of vehicles.

4. Construction of Quarantine Spot

4. Construction of Quarantine Spot:

(1) The individual or organization willing to construct a quarantine spot in the place in which quarantine check post has been established pursuant to Rule 3 shall have to submit an application for recommendation along with working plan to the Department.

(2) If an application has been made pursuant to Sub-rule (1), the Department shall, if it deems appropriate upon necessary investigation to allow to construct the quarantine spot, provide the recommendation letter to the
applicant.

(3) Nepal Government may, if an application has been submitted along with the recommendation letter referred to in Sub-rule (2), grant permission to construct a quarantine spot. Provided that, a separate quarantine spot may be prescribed on the consent of the importer and of the Department for the animals imported for reproduction

5. Terms to be Followed While Constructing a Quarantine Spot

5. Terms to be Followed While Constructing a Quarantine Spot:

(1) Theterms to be followed and the criteria to be met while constructing a quarantine spot shall be as follows.

(a) The land area should be of at least 6,500 sq meters;

(b) At least 500 (five hundred) meters far from the animal husbandry area, animal firm, abattoir, animal market, and
the places of movement of animals;

(c) Arrangement shall be made to prevent the contact of the animals kept inside the quarantine with the outside
animals;

(d) Arrangement for separate places shall be made for the animals of different species and for animals that have been
entered into at different times;

(e) Appropriate arrangement shall be made for drinking water, light, ventilation and sewerage for animals;

(f) Arrangement shall be made for next inside door, in addition to main door, for the entry and exit of animals;

(g) Arrangement shall be made for places for storage of feeds, water, fodder, hay etc;

(h) Arrangement of platform shall be made for unloading and loading of animals to and from the means of transport;

(i) The floor shall be constructed in such a way that it may be cleaned up disinfected and dried easily;

(j) Arrangement shall be made for separate and adequate places for keeping the animals, storing the products of
animal origin and livestock product materials.

(k) Arrangement shall be made for keeping the materials required to be kept in colds store, if any,

(l) There shall be adequate place for disinfection and appropriate place for storage of chemicals and materials
for that purpose; and

(m) Provisions shall be made for deputation of employees efficient in the concerned subjects.

(2) No works other than those relating to quarantine shall be carried out inside the quarantine spot.

6. Period for Keeping in Quarantine:

6. Period for Keeping in Quarantine:

(1) The Quarantine Officer shall, if an updated and authenticated certificate of vaccination carried out in the country
from which the animal is imported against the disease existed in Nepal has been submitted, keep the animal in quarantine, and he may release such animal if it is found healthy upon having ascertained and examined the identification symbol in accordance with the certificate.

(2) If it could not be ascertained pursuant to Sub-rule (1), or if the animal is not found to be healthy or if the animal is imported without authenticated certificate of vaccination, such an anima shall be kept in the  quarantine spot.

(3) While keeping any animal in quarantine pursuant to Sub-rule (2), it shall be kept for the following duration for the following diseases, for the duration as prescribed by Government of Nepal in a Notification published in
the Nepal Gazette:

(a) Rinderpest -21 days
(b) Foot and Mouth Disease -21 days
(c) Pestes des petits Ruminants -21 days
(d) Lumpy Skin Disease -21 days
(e) Sheep pox and Goat pox -21 days
(f) Blue Tongue -40 days
(g) African Swine Fever -40 days
(h) Classical Swine Fever -40 days
(i) African Horse sickness -40 days
(j) Vesicular Stomatitis -21 days
(k) Swine vesicular Disease -28 days
(l) Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia – 6 months
(m) Rift Valley Fever -30 days
(n) Fowl Plague -21 days
(o) New Castle Disease -21 day

(4)While prescribing the duration for keeping in the quarantine in connection with the diseases other than those referred to in Sub-rule (3), the  duration shall be prescribed so as to matching the incubation period after the
entry of biological pathogen into the body.

(5) The animals having completed the quarantine duration prescribed under this Rule shall be released by the Quarantine Officer having vaccinated them against the infectious diseases prescribed by a public notification from
time to time. The expenditures incurred in carrying out such vaccination shall be borne by the concerned Importer.

(6) If the Quarantine Officer deems the imported products of animal origin or livestock product materials appropriate upon an examination, he may release them.

(7) The importer shall have to take back the animals, the products of animal origin or livestock product materials within three days from the date of issuance of the Quarantine Certificate or o completion of the examination The
Quarantine in the said duration, confiscate them.

(8) No dead animal feed, litter, dung and urine or the matters relating to animal or excreted from animal shall be carried outside the quarantine spot without the written order of the Quarantine Officer.

7. Procedures for Examination

7. Procedures for Examination:

(1) The procedures for examination of the livestock, livestock product or the livestock product materials kept in the
quarantine shall be as follows:

a) Procedures for Examination of Animal (1) To conduct physical inspection and clinical examinations.

(2) To conduct laboratory examination as per the needs.
(3) In case of doubt of infectious disease, the other procedures or techniques of examination of disease
may also be used.
(b) Procedures of Examination of products of Animal Origin Livestock Product Materials.

(1) To examine whether or not the physical condition is as same as stipulated in the certificate issued from
the exporting country;

2) To examine whether or not the weight, packing, label and seal are accurate;

3) In case of the materials not sealed or not properly sealed:

(i) To examine the smell, color and conditions of the materials,
(ii) To identify the humus, elements of infection and the changed symbol;
(iii) To identify whether or not kept in appropriate temperature for adequate time.

(2) While collecting the sample for examination pursuant to Clause (b) of Sub-rule (1), the sample shall be collected form ten per cent of the packages and parcels.Provided that, the Quarantine Officer may, if he deems necessary,
examine the samples from more packages and parcels than those referred to above.
(3) In the case where the result of the clinical examination of any animals, product of animal origin or livestock product materials could not be immediately available and there is no chance of causing direct adverse impact
on the pubic health or animal health from such animals, product of animal origin or livestock product materials, the animals, product of animal origin or livestock product material belonging to that shipment shall be released upon
collection of their samples and with a condition of restriction on the sale or distribution by the importer of such animals, product of animal origin or livestock products materials unless the report of the clinical examination is
made available and the stamp is affixed noting down the same content.

8. Functions of Quarantine Officer

8. Functions of Quarantine Officer:

(1) The functions to be carried out by Quarantine officer shall be as follows:

(a) To examine the animals, products of animal origin or livestock product materials keeping them in the quarantine
and to check whether or not the feed, water, medicine and treatment are provided for the animals;

(b) If the animals, products of animal origin or livestock product materials have to be kept in the quarantine until
the result of the samples sent for clinical examination is received, to inspect whether or not they been kept
properly;
(c) To cause to be cleaned and disinfected the quarantine spot after release of the animals of each shipment.

(d) To inspect whether or not the transport vehicles used for transportation of the animals, products of animal origin or livestock product materials have been cleaned and disinfected properly, and to cause to be cleaned and
disinfected if the same is not found to have been done;

(e) To inspect whether or not the solid wastes produced by  the transport vehicles coming from the foreign countries
have been properly disposed of so as not to causing spread of diseases, and to make proper arrangement for their
disposal as may be necessary;

(f) To examine the certificate and other documents relating to animal, products of animal origin or livestock product
materials;

(g) If the imported animals are found to have been caught by any infectious disease or it is doubted that they have been so caught, to send the information thereof by shortest means to the local Livestock Services Office, the
Department, the Ministry of Agriculture and the other concerned bodies;

(h) If the imported animal is found to have been caught by infectious disease and the product of animal origin or
livestock product material is doubted to have consisted of any harmful element, to collect the sample thereof and to
send it to the laboratory prescribed by the Department for examination, and to keep such animal, products of animal
origin or livestock product materials in the quarantine until the result of the examination is received;

(i) To maintain contact and coordination with the quarantine check-posts of the foreign countries.

9. Deemed to Have Been Imported from the Disinfected Area

9. Deemed to Have Been Imported from the Disinfected Area:

Except in case where an airport has been declared as infected place by the concerned authority, the animal, products of animal origin or livestock product materials transported to and entered into Nepal from such airport or from an aircraft landed in such airport shall be deemed to have directly been transported from disinfected area.

10. Quarantine Certificate

10. Quarantine Certificate:

(1) The Quarantine officer shall, upon completion of the quarantine process for the animal, products of animal origin or livestock product materials to be imported, make available a Quarantine Certificate in the format referred to in Schedule-2 to the concerned person, as soon as possible.

(2) While exporting the following animals, the product of animal origin or livestock product materials, the Veterinary Officer designated by the Quarantine Officer or by the Department shall have to make available the Health or Sanitary Certificate in the format of the following forms referred to in Schedule-3:

(a) For Dogs and Cats Form-1
(b) For domestic and wild animals Form-2
© (c) For semen of animals Form-3
(d) For meat of animals Form-4
(e) For animal feeds and the products of animal origin which
are to be used for industrial or medical purpose Form-5
(f) For equines Form-6
(g) For avian Form-7
(h) For eggs, day-old chicks, other newly-hatched avian species and hatching eggs Form-8.

3) The certificate issued pursuant to Sub-rule (2) shall be valid for ten days from the date of issue.

11. Auction Sale May be made

11. Auction Sale May be made:

(1) The animals, products of animal origin and livestock product materials confiscated pursuant to Sub-rule (7) of Rule 6 may be auctioned by the Quarantine Officer.

2) While auctioning pursuant to Sub-rule (1), the Quarantine Officer s shall have to publish a notification specifying the time- limit from seven days  to fifteen days having stated the following matters:

(a) Details of animal products of animal origin or livestock products materials.

(b) Minimum price,

(c ) Date, time and place of action,

(d) The condition of case deposit of five percent of the quoted
price accepted for auction,

(e) Other necessary matters.

(3) In order to fix the minimum price pursuant to close (b) of Sub-rule
(2) there shall be a price Fixation committee as follows:
(a) Quarantine officer -Chairperson
(b) Represented District Administration -Member

Officer or Customs Office
(c) Represented Office of controller of
Fund and Accounts -Member
(4) If the animal, Product of animal origin or livestock Products materials accepted in the auction have not been removed upon payment of the agreed full amount within the prescribed time limit, the deposit amount may be
confiscated and those items may be re-auctioned.

(5) While auctioning, if the minimum price not been accepted, the items shall be reauctioned. In such reauction, if the amount less than ten Percent of minimum price has been accepted, auction sale may be carried out. If the
auction couldn’t be carried out even in this way, the Quarantine Officer may  directly sale the items at the presence of the representatives of the District Administration Office or Customs Office and of the office of the controller of
the Funds and Accounts

12. Letter of Recommendation Relating to establishment of an Industries

12. Letter of Recommendation Relating to establishment of an Industries:

(1) The person willing to obtain a letter of recommendation in order to establish an Industry referred to in section 17 of the Act shall have to submit an application in the format as referred to in Schedule-4 along with a fee of one hundred Rupees.

(2) If the application referred to in Sub-rule (1) has been made, the Department shall, if it deems reasonable to issue the recommendation letter  upon an inquiry, issue the recommendation letter in the format as referred to in Schedule -5.

13. Recommendation Relating to Export and Import

13. Recommendation Relating to Export and Import:

(1) The person willing to obtain a letter of recommendation for the purpose of section 18 of the act shall  have to submit on application on the format referred to in schedule -6 along with a fee of one hundred rupees.

(2) If the application referred to in Sub-rule (1) has been made, the Department shall, if it deems reasonable to make the recommendation upon an inquiry, issue the Recommendation Letter in the format as referred to in  Schedule -7

14. The terms to be Abided by While Exporting

14. The terms to be Abided by While Exporting:

(1) While Exporting an Animal, The products of animal origin or Livestock Product materials, the
Exporter shall abide by the following terms:

(a) A notice has to be served on the concerned Quarantine officer in advance specifying the type, Species and Breed
origin and Number of the animals to be exported along with the point and possible date of Export.

(b) In case of animals having been visibly marked as appropriate symbol denoting the exportable Quality upon
Examination by the Quarantine Officer, and having obtained a health certificate from the Veterinary Officer.

(c) The transport vehicle to be used for exporting the animal, products of animal origin or livestock Products materials should be disinfected;

(d) The Products of Animal Origin or livestock products materials to be exported have to be examined by the
Quarantine Officer, and

(e) The transport vehicle to be used for exporting the animals should be suitable from the technical point of view.

(2) The records of the animals, Products of animal origin or Livestock Products materials exported under this rule shall be kept by the concerned Quarantine Officer.

15. The Terms to be followed for Exporting

15. The Terms to be followed for Exporting:

The Importer shall, while importing animal origin or Livestock Products materials, have to abide by the following
terms:

(a) If, out of the animals Imported, any animal has died during the course of Journey after having been departed from the point of Departure, the particulars thereof shall have to be submitted to the Quarantine Officer:

(b) The Transport vehicle to be used for importing animal origin or Livestock Products materials have to be disinfected;

(c) The particulars as to identity marks, number or weight and types of the animal origin or Livestock Products materials shall have to be submit to the Quarantine Officer at the time of import

(d) The transport vehicle to de used for transport of the animals should be suitable from technical point of view.

16. License to be Obtained

16. License to be Obtained:

(1) For the purpose of Section 19 of the Act, the person willing to obtain the License shall have to make an application at the Department in the format as referred to in Schedule-8 along with a fee of one hundred rupees.
(2) If the application as referred to in Sub-rule (1) has deemed, the Department shall if it deems reasonable to issue the License upon an inquiry, issue the License in the format as referred to in Schedule-9.

17 Provisions Relating to Standard and Measurement

17 Provisions Relating to Standard and Measurement :

(1) The quality standard and criteria of the product of animal origin, livestock product materials, biological products, chicks, fingerlings and the vehicle of transport and meat processing shall be as determined by the technical committee constituted under the Chairmanship of the Director General or the Deputy – Directorial General.

(2) The committee referred to in Sub-rule (1) shall consist of the chiefs of the concerned Divisions and Sections and other subject- experts as designated by Director General as members.

18. Procedures for Disposal

18. Procedures for Disposal :

(1) While disposing of any animal , products ofanimal origin or livestock product materials pursuant to Sections 14 and 29 of
the Act, it shall have to be burnt or engulfed by digging up the three-feet-deep hole of disposed of in accordance with the procedures set forth by the Department.

(2) In the event of death of an animal during the course of transport, the dead body of the animal shall be disposed of taking it outside pursuant to Subrule (91) so as not to causing spread of disease. The transport vehicle  transporting such an animal shall also have to be disinfected.

19. Functions, Duties and Powers of Veterinary Inspector:

19. Functions, Duties and Powers of Veterinary Inspector:

The functions, duties and powers of the Veterinary Inspector shall be as follows:
(a) To examine the quality standard of the veterinary medicine or biological product or to collect the samples for examination and to forward them to the Department;

(b) If the date-expired veterinary medicine or biological products have been found, to forward them to the Department for necessary actions;

(c) To examine whether or not the veterinary medicine or biological products have been distributed by the authorized person and to inform the Department on the same;

(d) To examine whether or not any professional firm has vaccinated the animals in regular manner or whether or not the biological safety measures have been taken;

(e) While examining pursuant to Clause (d), if any animal is found to have been caught by any disease or if there is doubt of the same, to dispose of such animal or to order to keep it separately or to restrict the sale or
distribution thereof, and to provide information of the same to the Department;

(f) If a letter of recommendation or license has been provided by the Department under this Regulation, to inspect whether or not the works have been carried out pursuant to the letter or license and to submit the recommendation or the same to the Department;

(g) To collect suggestions as to the animal breed improvement at the field  level an send them to the Department;

(h) To cause to be carried out the task of sterilizing the male animals of the regions wherein animal breed improvement scheme has been introduced;

(i) To publicize information on animal breed improvement, to raise public awareness on the same;

(j) To monitor whether or not the species and semen of the animals have used as per the recommendation in order to improve animal’s breed;

(k) To carry out or cause to be carried out such other functions as the Department may prescribe.

20. Information of Disease to be Given:

20. Information of Disease to be Given:

(1) In case where it has come to the notice of the owner of the animal or local body or animal health worker or
veterinary doctor whosoever may be involved in the treatment of an animal, that an infectious disease has caught any animal or it is doubted that such disease has caught it, the information thereof has to be given to nearest
livestock services center or sub-center or the Livestock services office.

(2) Upon receipt of the information pursuant to Sub-rule (1) if the animal is found to have been caught by any disease referred to in Schedule – 10 upon an investigation by the concerned technician, the information thereof has
to be given immediately to the Veterinary Officer designated by the Department .

(3) Upon receipt of the information referred to in Sub-rule (2) , such a Veterinary Officer shall carry out necessary investigation on it and inform the Department within 24 ( twenty four ) hours.

Schedule-1 (Relating to Clause (b) of Rule 2)

Schedule-1 (Relating to Clause (b) of Rule 2)

Method of disinfection While disinfecting, any of the following chemical or physical methods shall be
applied considering upon the nature of the material to be disinfected:
1. Lime- 20 percent solution into water
2. Sodium Carbonate – 2 to 8 per cent solution into water
3. Sodium Hydrochloride- 1-5 per cent solution into water It may be used having mixed with 5 per cent solution of lime, if necessary.
4. Phenolic acid- 3-5 per cent solution into water.
5. Solution of mixture of phenolic acid and sulpheric acid- solution of the mixture or fifty millimeter into one liter of water.
6. Formalin- liquid of 40 per cent of formalin into water for the solution of 5 per cent.
7. Sodium hypochlorite- solution of 1-3 per cent into water.
8. Ultra violet light-continuous use for 2 hours in minimum.
9. Fire heat – use of blow lump.

N.B. Other available products of disinfection may also be used as per solution

Schedule-2 ( Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 10)

Schedule-2
( Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 10)

Format of Quarantine Certificate
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check post
Date:……..
…..
Quarantine Certificate
Whereas, while examining by this Quarantine Check post the
cow/buffalo/goat/chicks imported by Mr./Mrs/Ms………………………………..a resident of Ward No…………of Village Development committee/ Municipality of…………………District……………….Zone, For the purpose of …………………., it has been found that the following evidences are intact and there is no possibility of infection of disease there from;
Now, therefore, this certification has been issued with a condition to carry them from this place to …………………by ………………….(date).
1.
2.
3.
4.
Particulars of the livestock, livestock product or livestock product materials:-
Name Weight and No. Remarks
1.
2.
3.
4.
……………………….
Quarantine Officer

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (a) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (a) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of the Health Certificate for Dog and Cat
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Health Certificate for Dogs and Cats

1. Owner’s name and address :………………………………………………….
2. Description:
Species of animal: ……………………………………………………..
Age or date of birth: ………………………
Sex: ………………………………………………………………………
Breed: ………………………………………………………………….
Colour: ………………………………………………………………..
Coat type and marking /distinguishing marks: …………………………………………
Identification number (tattoo or other permanent method of identification)] M
3. Additional information:
Country of origin:
Countries visited with pet over the past two years by the owner (give dates):
…………………………………………………………………………..
4. Vaccination:
I the undersigned declare herewith that I have vaccinated the animal described in Part 2 against
rabies as shown below. The animal was found to be healthy on the day of vaccination.
Date of vaccination Name of inactivated
virus vaccine
(Manufacturing laboratory)
1. Batch No.
2. Expiry date
Name (in block letters) and
signature of the veterinarian
1.
2.
3.

(PERIOD OF VALIDITY OF VACCINATION FOR
INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENT
Name (in block letters) and signature of the
official veterinarian
From To

5. Serological Testing:
I the undersigned declare herewith that I have taken a blood sample from the animal described
in Part 2 and have received the following result from the official diagnostic laboratory which
has carried out the neutralizing antibody titration test.
Date of
sampling
Name and address of the
official diagnostic laboratory
Result of the antibody
titration test (in IU/ml)
Name (in block letters) and
signature of the veterinarian

Period Of Validity Of Serological Testing For
International Movement
Name (in block letters) and signature of the
official veterinarian
From To
6. Clinical Examination:
I the undersigned declare herewith that I have examined on the date indicated below the animal
described in Part 2 and have found it to be clinically healthy.
Date of Vaccination Name (in block letters) and
signature of the veterinarian
Name (in block letters) and signature of
the official veterinarian

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (b) Sub-rule (2) of rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (b) Sub-rule (2) of rule 10)

Format of Health Certificate for Domestic or Wild Animal
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Health Certificate for Domestic or Wild Animals
Exporting Country: ……………………
Ministry :…………………………………….
Department:……………………………………
District:……….……………………….
1. Identification of the animal/s:
Ear mark Breed Sex Age

2. Origin of the animal/s:
Name and address of exporter: ……….………………………………………………………………
Place of origin of the animal/s:…. ……….
3. Destination of the animal/s:
Name and address of consignee:……….
Nature and identification of means of transport: ………………………………………………………..
4. Sanitary Information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the animal/s described above and examined on
this day:
a) shows/show no clinical sign of disease;
* satisfies/satisfy the following requirements (if applicable)*
Official stamp:
Issued at ..………………………. on ……………………………
Name and address of Quarantine Officer …………………………………………………………
Signature: …………………………………………………………….
* These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and
exporting countries.

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (c) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (c) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of Health Certificate for Semen of Animal
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Health Certificate for Semen of Animals
Exporting Country: ………………………..
Ministry:……………………………………………….
Department …………………………………………..
District:…………..………………………………
1. Information concerning the donor animal
Species: …………………………………………………………
Breed: ………………………………………………………………
Name: ……………………………………………………………….
Date of birth: ……………………………………………….
Place of birth:……………………………………………..
Registered entry in the herd/stud book: …………………………………..
Date of approval of animal for AI purposes: ………………………………….
2. Information concerning the semen
Date of collection:…………………..
Quantity and packaging of exporting semen: ………………………………………………….
3. Origin of the semen M Name and address of AI centre or exporter: …………………………………..
4. Destination of the semen M Name and postal address of consignee:…………………………………
Nature and identification of means of transport: …………………………………………………
5. Sanitary Information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the donor animal M
a) shows no sign of disease on the day of collection;
b) satisfy/satisfies the following requirements (if applicable)*.
Official stamp:
Issued at …………….. on…………… Name and address of Quarantine Officer………………….
Signature………………………………….
*These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and exporting
countries.

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (d) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (d) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of the Sanitary Certificate for Meat of Domestic Animal
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Sanitary Certificate for Meat of Domestic Animals

Exporting Country: …………………
Ministry: …………………………………………..
Department: ………………………………………….
District:………………………………………….
1. Identification of the meat:
Type of portions of meat :……………….
Type of package:……………………………….
Number of objects or packages:…………………………………….
Net weight:………………………………………………..
2. Origin of the meat:
Address/es of approved abattoir or cutting-up establishment/s* ……….…………………………
3. Destination of the meat:
The meat is being sent from …………………..
Place of dispatch…………………………………… to : ………………..
Country and place of destination…………………………………………………………………..
Nature and identification of means of transport: ……………………………………………………
Name and address of exporter: …………………………………………………………………………..
Name and address of consignee:…………………………………………………………………………………….
4. Attestation of wholesomeness:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that M
a) the meat*, packages of meat* referred to above is considered to be fit for human consumption:
b) the meat was cut up in a cutting-up establishment;
c) the meat satisfies the following requirements (if applicable)**.
Official stamp:
Issued at …………………… on……………………
Name and address of Quarantine Officer: ……………………
Signature:
* Delete where not applicable
** These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and exporting
countries.

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (e) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (e) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of the Sanitary Certificate for Product of Animal Origin destined for use in
Animal Feeding, Industrial or Pharmaceutical Use
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Sanitary Certificate for Products of Animal Origin destined for use in Animal Feeding, or for
Industrial or Pharmaceutical use
Exporting Country:………………………………………
Ministry:…………………………………………………
Department:………………………………………………
District :…………………………………………
1. Identification of the products:
Number of package:……………………………
Identification marks:……………………..
Net weight: …………………………………….
2. Origin of the products:
Address of the establishment of origin: ………….…………….
3. Destination of the products:
The above mentioned products is being sent from:………………………..
place of dispatch………………..to………………………..
Country and place of destination
Nature and identification of means of transport: ……………………………..
Name and address of exporter: …………………………………………………..
Name and address of consignee:……………………………………….
4. Sanitary information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the products described above satisfy the
following requirements (if applicable.)*
Official stamp:
Issued at ……………. on ………….
Name and address of Quarantine Officer
……………………………………………
Signature ………………….……………………….
* These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and exporting
countries.

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (f) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (f) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of the Animal Health Certificate for Equines
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Animal Health Certificate for Equines*
Exporting Country: ……………………………………
Ministry : ………………………………………………………………
Department:……………………………………………………………
District:…………………………..……………………….
1. Identification of the animal/s M
Species Age Sex Breed Marks and description

2. Origin of the animal/s:
Name and address of exporter…
Place of origin of animal/s: …………………..……………………….….
3. Destination of the animal/s………..
Country of destination: …….………………
Name and address of consignee ………………………………………………………………………….
Nature and identification of means of transport: ……………………………………………..
4. Sanitary information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the animal/s described above and examined
on this day:
a) show/s no clinical sign of disease;
b) satisfy/ies the following requirements**
Official stamp:
Issued at ………… on………………….
Name and address of Quarantine Officer ………….…………………..…………………..
Signature…………………………….……………………..
* (It is recommended that individual certificates be drawn up for breeding animals)
** These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and
exporting countries

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (f) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (f) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)
Format of the Animal Health Certification for Avian
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture

Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Animal Health Certificate for Birds
Exporting Country:………………………………………
Ministry: ………………………………………
Department: ……………………………………..
District:…………………………………………
1. Identification of the bird/s:
Number Mark Species Sex Age

2. Origin of the bird/s
Name and address of exporter:…………….
Place of origin of the bird/s: ………………………..
3. Destination of the bird/s:
Name and address of consignee…………….
Nature and identification of means of transport:……………………………………………..……….
4. Sanitary information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the bird/s described above and examined on
this day:
a) show/s no clinical sign of disease;
b) satisfy/ies the following requirements (if applicable)*
Official stamp:
Issued at ……………… on……………….
Name and address of Quarantine Officer
…………………………………………………………………..
Signature
* These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and
exporting countries.

Schedule-3 (Relating to Clause (h) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Schedule-3
(Relating to Clause (h) of Sub-rule (2) of Rule 10)

Format of the Health Certificate for Eggs, Day-Old Chicks,
Other Newly-hatched Avian Species and Hatching Eggs
Government of Nepal

Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Animal Quarantine Check Post
Health Certificate for Day-Old Chicks, Turkey Poults, other
Newly-Hatched Avian Species and Hatching Eggs
Exporting Country…………………………………….
Ministry……………………………………………………………….
Department:………………………………………………………
District…………………………………………………………………..
1. Identification of the bird/s or hatching egg/s
Number Mark Species Breed

2. Origin of the bird/s or hatching egg/s :
Name and address of the establishment of origin* : …………………………
or of the hatchery* :………………….
Name and address of exporter: ………………………………………………
3. Destination of the bird/s or hatching egg/s:
Country of destination:………………………….
Name and address of consignee………………………………………………….
Nature and identification of means of transport:…………………
Type of containers……………………..
4. Sanitary information:
The undersigned Official Veterinarian certifies that the day-old chicks*, turkey Poults* or hatching eggs*:
a) come from an establishment* or a hatchery* which is regularly inspected;
b) **come from an establishment* or a hatchery* which satisfies the following requirements (if
applicable)**:
Official stamp:
Issued at ………………. on ………………..
Name and address of Quarantine Officer………………….
Signature …………………………….……………………..
* Delete where not applicable
** These conditions are agreed conditions between the Veterinary Services of the importing and
exporting countries

Schedule-4 (Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 12)

Schedule-4
(Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 12)

Format of the Application for Letter of Recommendation
Date:…………………
To The Director General,
Department of Livestock Services.
Subject: Grant of Letter of recommendation.
As I /We am/are willing to establish the following industry pursuant to Section 17 of the
Animal Health and Livestock Service Act, 2055 (1999), I/We request you to grant a letter
of recommendation thereof.
The industry going to be established:
1. Biological Substance:
2. Chicks:
3. Production of fingerlings (Hatchery):
4. Animal Feed:
5. Meat processing:
Applicants
Name:
Signature:
Address:
N.B. The documents to be submitted along with the application for letter of
recommendation shall be as prescribed by the Department.

Schedule-5 (Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 12)

Schedule-5
(Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 12)
Format of the Application for Letter of Recommendation
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services

Subject: Letter of Recommendation
Date……………….
Mr./Mrs./Ms……………………………………………..
…………………………………………………….
While taking actions upon your application dated ……………………. letter of recommendation
for the establish of the following industry pursuant to section 17 of the Animal Health and
Livestock Services Act, 2055 (1999).
1.
2.
3.
4.
…………………………..
Authorized Signature

Schedule-6 (Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 13)

Schedule-6
(Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 13)

Format of the Application for Letter of Recommendation
To The Director General,
Department of Livestock Services.

Subject: Grant of Letter of recommendation.
As I /We am/are willing to export/import the following items pursuant to Section 18 of the
Animal Health and Livestock Service Act, 2055 (1999), I/We request you to grant a letter of
recommendation thereof.
Items to exported/imported:
1. Biological Substance:
2. Chicks:
3. Production of fingerlings (Hatchery):
4. Animal Feed:
Applicants
Name:
Signature:
Address:

Schedule-7 (Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 12)

Schedule-7
(Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 12)

Format of the Application for Letter of Recommendation
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Subject: Letter of Recommendation
Date……………….
Mr./Mrs./Ms……………………………..
………………………………………………….
While taking actions upon your application dated ……………………………you have been
provided this letter of recommendation for the purpose of the export/import as follows
pursuant to section 18 of the Animal Health and Livestock Services Act,2055 (1999).
1.
2.
3.
4.
…………………………..
Authorized Signature

Schedule-8 (Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 16)

Schedule-8
(Relating to Sub-rule (1) of Rule 16)
Format of the Application for License

To The Director General,
Department of Livestock Services.

Subject: Grant of License.
As I /We am/are willing to carry out the business of sale and distribution of biological substances/
chicks/fingerlings and meat processing pursuant to Section 19 of the Animal Health and Livestock
Service Act, 2055 (1999), I/We request you to grant a letter of recommendation thereof.
Applicants
Name:
Signature:
Address

Schedule-9 (Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 16)

Schedule-9
(Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 16)
Format of the License
Government of Nepal
Ministry of Agriculture
Department of Livestock Services
Subject: License.
Date……………….
Mr./Mrs./Ms……………………………………..
……………………………………………………..
While taking actions upon your application dated …………………………..you have been provided
this License allowing you to carry out the business of the sale/distribution/meat processing as
follows pursuant to section 19 of the Animal Health and Livestock Services Act,2055 (1999).
1.
2.
3.
4.

………………………………
Authorized Signature

Schedule-10 (Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 20)

Schedule-10 (Relating to Sub-rule (2) of Rule 20)

Particulars of the disease to be enlisted

1. Anthrax
2. Atropic Rhinitis
3. Auzesky’s Disease
4. Bovine Brucellosis
5. Bovine Tuberculosis
6. Buffalo Pox
7. Caprine and Ovine Brucellosis
8. Classical Swine fever
9. Contagious bovine Pleuropneumonia
10. Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia
11. Ovine Epididimitis
12. Ovine Foot rot
13. Pestes des petits ruminants
14. Porcine Brucellosis
15. Rinderpest
16. Sheep Pox and Goat Pox
17. Avian Influenza/ Fowl Plague
18. Avian Tuberculosis
19. Chicken Viral Infectious Anemia
20. Duck Viral Enteritis Anemia
21. Duck Viral Hepatitis
22. Glanders