The Regulations are pursuant to Paragraph 1, Article 39 of the Statute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Animal Disease and Article 21-1 of the Plant Protection and Quarantine Act.
These regulations are applicable to animal and plant regulated articles carried by passenger(s) or crew of vehicles, vessels, and aircrafts (inbound/outbound personnel hereinafter) as specified by the category and quantity of the Annex.
For regulated articles that do not conform to the provisions of the preceding paragraph, these are then subject to the application procedure for general goods for import/export quarantine.
Charges for quarantine inspection, attending service, overtime service, computer processing and quarantine labeling are exempted for regulated articles specified in Paragraph 1 of Article 2; other operational fees and costs are collected in accordance with relevant regulations.
Outbound personnel carrying regulated articles which quarantine inspection is required by the importing country shall complete the application form and apply for export quarantine inspection to the animal and plant quarantine authority with the presence of passport, ticket and other relevant documents.
Quarantine tags are issued by the animal and plant quarantine authority for outbound regulated articles after inspection with no evidence of infection with diseases/pests. Alternatively, animal health/phytosanitary certificates may be issued when importing country requires one or more of the following:
1.Animal health/Phytosanitary certificates,
2.Additional declarations, and/or
3.Statement of quarantine treatment.
Inbound personnel carrying regulated articles shall complete the application form and apply for import quarantine inspection to the animal and plant quarantine authority with the presence of passport, customs declaration form, original of animal health/ phytosanitary certificates and other relevant documents.
The inbound personnel or their agents shall be present during the inspection process.
The animal and plant quarantine authority shall issue animal health/ phytosanitary certificates for the inbound regulated articles that meet quarantine regulations.
When treatment, post-entry quarantine, bonding at the customs for reshipment or destruction is required, the animal and plant quarantine authority shall issue the "Notification of Non-Compliance of Imported Animals/Plants or Products."
Personnel with diplomatic privilege carrying regulated articles (including those in their unaccompanied baggage) shall apply for inspection in accordance with the Regulation.
The Regulations should come into effect on the date of promulgation.