Ukraine hereby notifies the adoption of the Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine of 28 August 2022 No. 628 "On Approval of the Requirements for Ensuring the Welfare of Animals during Slaughter and Killing". The Order was registered with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 14 October 2022, published and entered into force on 28 October 2022.
The Order will be enacted simultaneously with the Law of Ukraine "On Veterinary Medicine" No. 1206-IX of 4 February 2021 (to be enacted one year after the termination or cancellation of the martial law).
It is also established that:
− Until 1 January 2027, the provisions of paragraph 1 of Chapter 1 of Section III of the Requirements apply only to new slaughterhouses put into operation after the entry into force of this Order and its enforcement;
− from 1 January 2027, the provisions of paragraph 1 of Chapter 1 of Section III of the Requirements apply to all slaughterhouses, but not before the entry into force of this Order and its enforcement;
− the requirements of Chapter 5 of Section II of the Requirements apply from 1 January 2027, but not earlier than the entry into force of this Order and its enforcement.
The Order is available at: https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1244-22#Text (available in Ukrainian)
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