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NameVeterinary Import Permit for Live Animals and Animal Products
DescriptionThis process represents the procedure for obtaining a permit to import live animals/animal products. The permit is in the form of a formal document (serialized with a prescribed format). As per the Animal Disease Act (Act No. 1984), all citizens and non-citizen living in Lesotho may import animals and animal derived products, which are considered to be safe, into Lesotho. Importation is subject to compliance with relevant import requirements, as stipulated on veterinary import permit. Permits are not required for import of meat products of weight less than 10kg.
CommentsThe permit is obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security headquarters (Import and Export office) and has a non-extendable validity period of one month from date of issue and for one consignment only. This is issued together with a veterinary health certificate with all detailed completed of the import consignment and to be signed by a veterinarian authorized by the veterinary authority of the exporting country (a government employee/state veterinarian).
Validity From13-06-2020
Validity To31-12-9999
ReferenceImportation and Exportation of Livestock and Livestock Products Proclamation (Amendment) Act No.21, 1984 Proclamation (Stock Diseases) No. 10, 1896 Amendment Act No, 18, 1984 Animal Disease Act , 1984 Importation and Exportation of Livestock and Livestock Products Proclamation, 1952 In future, draft amendment bill 2017 (in progress)
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AgencyMinistry of Agriculture and Food Security
Created Date2020-06-17 04:41:11
Updated Date2020-11-18 03:43:58
StatusActive
Measure TypePermit Requirement
Legal/RegulationImportation and Exportation of Livestock and Livestock Products (Amendment) Act 1984
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Other live Swine weighing less than 50kg
Other live Swines weighting 50kg or more
Live Sheep
Live Goats
Live Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus of a mass not exceeding 185g
Live Turkeys of a mass not exceeding 185g
Live Ducks of a mass not exceeding 185g
Live Geese of a mass not exceeding 185g
Live Guinea Fowls of a mass not exceeding 185g
Other live Fowls of the species Gallus domesticus
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