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Country: South Africa

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Special conditions

Birds will be quarantined in South Africa for a period of at least 30 days at a quarantine Station designated on the Import Permit. Such period of quarantine may be extended without notice and all veterinary treatments and tests which may be deemed necessary will be at owner's risk and expense.

In the case of any of these tests being found positive for any conditions not present in South Africa, or threatening the bird or poultry industry in any way, the bird(s) will be destroyed without compensation.

The importation is subject to compliance with Nature Conservation legislation (South African).

In quarantine in South Africa the owner must make prior arrangements for the supply of food.

Pleasecontact the Department of Environment for any additional requirements orrestrictions on the export of birds.

WildlifeTrade Regulation Section
Department of Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Telephone:(02) 6274 1900
Facsimile: (02) 6274 1921

Email:wildlifetrade@environment.gov.au

Website:http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/wildlife-trade



Permit requirements

Import permits obtainable from -

The Director
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Division of Veterinary Services
Private Mail Bag X138
PRETORIA 0001
SOUTH AFRICA

Accommodation for the bird must be booked at a Government
Quarantine Station before they are imported. Contact the
Superintendent of the relevant quarantine station -

1. Peiant, Durban
2. Docks, Cape Town
3. Box 208, Kempton Park

Protocol last negotiated

May 1994

Health certificate

VETERINARY CERTIFICATE



B. I, .................................. a veterinarian
authorised thereto by the Veterinary Administration of
..................... hereby certify that-

1. the birds described hereunder;

1.1 are exported from premises which are free from
official veterinary restrictions affecting birds;
1.2 are exported from premises where no notifiable
diseases of birds, including Newcastle disease have
been reported within the preceding three months;
1.3 were under veterinary surveillance in the exporting
country for a minimum period of 30 days immediately
prior to export;
1.4 were examined immediately prior to shipment and found
to be clinically healthy and free of external
parasites and fit to travel.

2. To the best of my knowledge the birds were in this country
for a minimum period of three months.

3. Description of the bird(s)..............................
........................................................
........................................................
........................................................
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Stamp



............................ ....................
OFFICIAL VETERINARIAN DATE


Designation ....................................................

Port of entry requirements

The birds must also be accompanied by:

  • The Import Permit
  • A sworn declaration by the exporter, or his representative, that the bird(s) was/were not imported from North, Central or South America or the Middle East and Far East within 3 month prior to despatch to South Africa.
The certificate accompanying the Import Permit must be completed and signed by a Veterinarian authorised by the Department of Agriculture.

Transport requirements

All animals to travel as MANIFEST CARGO.

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