Leads Industry Working Party To Consider Passport Legislation
the British Equestrian Federation Board and British Horse Industry
Confederation have agreed that BEF should lead an industry working
party to consider the passport legislation Statutory Instrument
(SI), and provide a consolidated industry view to go back to DEFRA.
SI was released by DEFRA for the final phase of consultation on
Thursday 27 March 2003. A copy of the consultation letter and draft
legislation on horse passports has been placed on the DEFRA website:
who attended the Equine Passport, Disease Surveillance and Breeding
Planning Team which produced industry recommendations for DEFRA
on how the
passports legislation might be implemented, last year, have been
invited to join the new working party, as well as representatives
from the BEF Member Bodies. Representatives from DEFRA have also
been invited to attend to ensure that the industry representatives
will have immediate access to the detail of the Government position.
working party invites comments on the SI to be sent to BEF, before
15 May 2003, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or by post (passports legislation, BEF, NAC Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth,
Warwickshire, CV8 2RH).