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27 Amendments of Niels FUGLSANG related to 2020/2269(INI)

Amendment 25 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital G a (new)
Ga. whereas Article 10 of Regulation 1/2005 provides that transport undertakings which have a record of serious infringements of Community legislation and/or national legislation on the protection of animals in the three years preceding the date of the application should not be authorised to transport live animals;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 28 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H a (new)
Ha. whereas Member States are not enforcing Regulation 1/2005 stringently and strictly enough within the EU and not enforcing it at all outside the EU;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 29 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H b (new)
Hb. whereas it is particularly problematic to transport unweaned animals;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 30 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H c (new)
Hc. whereas there are often shortcomings in providing the animals with sufficient food and water and in observing the 24-hour rest period when there is a stop at a verified control post;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 31 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H d (new)
Hd. whereas it frequently occurs that insufficient water is provided during transportation;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 32 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H e (new)
He. whereas journey logs are often incomplete and provide an estimated journey time which is unrealistically short;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 33 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H f (new)
Hf. whereas transport vehicles are often overcrowded;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 34 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H g (new)
Hg. whereas the internal height of transport vehicles often fails to meet minimum standards;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 35 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H h (new)
Hh. whereas high temperatures and inadequate ventilation inside the vehicle are a major problem;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 36 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H i (new)
Hi. whereas there is also a phenomenon of ‘assembly centre hopping’, with animals being shifted from one assembly centre to the next in order to disguise the duration of transportation;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 37 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H j (new)
Hj. whereas transport vehicles often have insufficient litter;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 38 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital H k (new)
Hk. whereas the partitions in transport vehicles are often inadequate;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 49 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital I a (new)
Ia. whereas the transport of semen, embryos, meat and other animal products is technically easier and ethically more rational than the transport of live animals for the purpose of being slaughtered and breeding;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 51 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital I b (new)
Ib. whereas animals should be fattened and slaughtered as close as possible to the places where they are bred;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 89 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital K a (new)
Ka. whereas fitness for transportation is a major factor in ensuring animal welfare during transport, as welfare risks during transport are greater for animals which are injured, pregnant, sick or unweaned;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 110 #
Motion for a resolution
Recital K e (new)
Ke. whereas EU citizens are increasingly concerned about compliance with animal welfare standards, especially in live animal transports;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 124 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 1 a (new)
1a. Notes that it is particularly difficult to enforce Regulation 1/2005 where a transport passes through a number of Member States and various Member States have approved the journey log and have issued the transporter with the authorisation and the registration certificate for the vehicle and the certificate of competence for the driver; where Member States identify violations of the provisions of Regulation 1/2005, they must notify such violations in accordance with Article 26 to all other Member States;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 266 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 16
16. Stresses that according to Regulation (EC) No 1/2005, the farmer, the driver and transport companies share equal responsibility for assessing whether animals are fit for transport; notes that the shared responsibility risks giving each part involved responsibility of breaches on animal welfare that they have no control over or possibility to detect; notes that the most common breaches in this respect concern the transport of pregnant animals, animals more than 90 % of the way through gestation, which sometimes give birth on board, downers (with physiological weakness and/or wounds or a pathological condition), and animals with wounds or prolapses;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 308 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 20 a (new)
20a. Points to the fact that vessels in particular are often very old, they are poorly overhauled and maintained, they were not normally designed or built for transporting livestock and have not been appropriately converted;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 346 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 28 b (new)
28b. Recalls also, in this context, the directive to strengthen the protection of whistle-blowers, in particular in the context of veterinary checks;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 375 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 36 a (new)
36a. Recalls that Member State authorities frequently delegate the responsibility for carrying out the risk analyses for transport inspections to local authorities; warns, in this context, that Member States should put in place control systems that verify the existence, quality and implementation of local risk analyses;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 406 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 40
40. Recalls that, according to Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1/2005, all necessary arrangements shall be made in advance to minimise the length of the journey and meet the animals’ needs during the journey; according to Annex I, chapter V, point 1.2, it should not exceed 8 hours;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 471 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 47 a (new)
47a. Recalls that Member States must find solutions in keeping with animal welfare for animals at the end of their lives and production cycles;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 547 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 53 a (new)
53a. Recalls the fact that those vessels generally have not been built for livestock transport, are very old and often present a risk for the live of humans and animals alike;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 584 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 56 a (new)
56a. Points out that transport planning documents often specify only place names and fail to provide precise addresses of control, supply and assembly points, which makes controls significantly more difficult;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 585 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 56 b (new)
56b. Recalls also, in this regard, that only a list of animal housing on the routes in third countries from 2009 exists, frequently without precise address details, which makes the necessary inspections under EU law significantly more difficult;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT
Amendment 620 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 63 a (new)
63a. Points out that the transportation of germinal products and carcasses can also reduce the environmental impact in terms of CO2 emissions, fuel consumption, etc. because it requires less space;
2021/07/15
Committee: ANIT