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Aquatic Animal Health Standards Commission Proposed Drafts and Updates

Instructions for Submitting Comments*


September 2019 Report

The following 8 chapters are proposed for adoption


February 2019 Report

Section 1: The following 9 chapters are proposed for adoption


Section 2: 
The following 4 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

February 2019 Report (Comments Due by June 14, 2019)

September 2018 Report(Comments Due by Friday December 21, 2018)

Section 1: The following 11 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Chapters Comments
Glossary (rtf)  
Model Horizontal Articles X.X.8 (rtf)  

Discussion Paper Pathways for Claiming Freedom
( rtf)

 
Chapter 1.5 – Criteria for listing species as susceptible to infection with a specific pathogenic agent (rtf)  Chapter 1.5 – Criteria for listing species as susceptible to infection with a specific pathogenic agent (rtf)
Chapter 4.X Biosecurity for Aquaculture Establishments (rtf)  
Chapter 8.3 Infection with Ranavirus (rtf)  
Chapter 9.1 Infection with ahpnd (rtf)  
Chapter 10.5 Infection with Salmonid Aphavirus (rtf)  
Chapter 10.6 Infection with IHNV
( rtf)
 
Chapter 10.7 Infection with Koi Herpes Virus (rtf)  
Chapter 10.9 Infection with Spring Viremia of Carp Virus (rtf)  

September 2017 Report (Comments Due by Friday December 22, 2017)

Section 1: The following 12 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Chapters Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 86th General Session in May 2018
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Model Horizontal Articles X.X.8 through X.X.11
( pdf) (rtf)
No Comment Model Horizontal Articles X.X.8 through X.X.11
(pdf) (rtf)
User Guide (pdf) (rtf) User Guide (pdf) (rtf) User Guide (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 1.3 Diseases Listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 1.3 Diseases Listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 1.5 Criteria for listing species as susceptible (pdf) (rtf)

Chapter 1.5 Criteria for listing
species as susceptible (pdf) (rtf)

Pending
Chapter 5.3 OIE Procedures SPS WTO (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 5.3 OIE Procedures SPS WTO (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 5.4. Criteria to assess the safety of aquatic animal commodities. (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 5.4. Criteria to assess the safety of aquatic animal commodities. (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 8.1 Infection with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 8.1 Infection with Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 8.2 Infection with Ranavirus (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 8.2 Infection with Ranavirus (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 9.4 Infection with IHHNV (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 9.4 Infection with IHHNV (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 10.1 Infection with EHNV (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 10.1 Infection with EHNV (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 10.3 Infection with Gyrodactylus salaris
( pdf) (rtf)
No Comment Chapter 10.3 Infection with Gyrodactylus salaris (pdf) (rtf)
 

    Proposed for Adoption at the 86th General Session in May 2018
    Chapter 10.2 Infection with Aphanomyces Invadans (pdf) (rtf)
   

Chapter 10.4. Infection with Infectious Salmon Anaemia Virus (pdf) (rtf)

   

Chapter 10.5. Infection with Salmonid Alphavirus (pdf) (rtf)

   

Chapter 10.7. Infection with Koi Herpesvirus Disease (pdf) (rtf)

   

Chapter 10.8.Infection with Red Sea Bream Iridovirus (pdf) (rtf)

   

Chapter 10.9. Infection with Spring Viraemia of Carp Virus (pdf) (rtf)

   

Chapter 10.10. Infection with Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia Virus (pdf) (rtf)


Section 2

Chapters Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 86th General Session in May 2018
Chapter 8.X Infection with Batrachochytrium salmandrivorans (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Chapter 8.X Infection with Batrachochytrium salmandrivorans (pdf) (rtf)


February 27, 2017 Report (Comments Due by Friday June 16, 2017)

Section 1: The following 3 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Chapters Comments
Chapter 5.4. Criteria to assess the safety of aquatic animal commodities. (pdf) (rtf)  No comments submitted
Chapter 1.5. Criteria for listing species as susceptible (pdf) (rtf)  Chapter 1.5. Criteria for listing species as susceptible (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 4.4  Recommendations for Surface Disinfection of Salmonid Eggs (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 4.4  Recommendations for Surface Disinfection of Salmonid Eggs (pdf) (rtf)

September 2016 Report (Comments Due by Friday December 16, 2016)

Section 1: The following 15 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Chapters Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 85th General Session.
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Submitted Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 1.2. Criteria for the inclusion of diseases in the OIE list. (pdf) (rtf) Chapter 1.2. Criteria for the inclusion of diseases in the OIE list (pdf) (rtf) Chapter 1.2. Criteria for the inclusion of diseases in the OIE list. (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 1.3. Diseases listed by the OIE. (pdf) (rtf) No Comment Submitted Chapter 1.3. Diseases listed by the OIE. (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 1.5. Criteria for listing species as susceptible.(pdf) (rtf) Chapter 1.5. Criteria for listing species as susceptible (pdf) (rtf) For comment by Member countries
Chapter 4.3. Disinfection of aquaculture establishments and equipment (pdf) (rtf).  Chapter 4.3. Disinfection of aquaculture establishments and equipment (pdf) (rtf) Chapter 4.3. Disinfection of aquaculture establishments and equipment (pdf) (rtf)
Chapter 4.4. Recommendations for the surface disinfection of salmonid eggs. (pdf) (rtf No Comment Submitted Chapter 4.4. Recommendations for the surface disinfection of salmonid eggs. (pdf) (rtf) 
Chapter 5.1. General obligations related to certification. (pdf) (rtf No Comment Submitted Chapter 5.1. General obligations related to certification. (pdf) (rtf)
Eight crustacean disease-specific chapters (pdf) (rtf)  No Comment Submitted  See Chapters Below
Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci) (Chapter 9.1.) No Comment Submitted Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci) (Chapter 9.1.) (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with yellow head virus genotype 1 (Chapter 9.2.) No Comment Submitted Infection with yellow head virus genotype 1 (Chapter 9.2.) (pdf) (rtf)
Infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis (Chapter 9.3.) No Comment Submitted Infectious hypodermal and haematopoietic necrosis (Chapter 9.3.) (pdf) (rtf)
Infectious myonecrosis (Chapter 9.4.) No Comment Submitted Infectious myonecrosis (Chapter 9.4.) (pdf) (rtf)
Necrotising hepatopancreatitis (Chapter 9.5.) No Comment Submitted Necrotising hepatopancreatitis (Chapter 9.5.) (pdf) (rtf)
Taura syndrome (Chapter 9.6.) No Comment Submitted Taura syndrome (Chapter 9.6.) (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with White Spot Syndrome Virus (Chapter 9.7.)        No Comment Submitted Infection with White Spot Syndrome Virus (Chapter 9.7.) (pdf) (rtf)   
White tail disease (Chapter 9.8.) No Comment Submitted White tail disease (Chapter 9.8.) (pdf) (rtf)



Section 2: The following 1 article is new, therefore, you may comment on any part of the document. Please identify the text in the article you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

Chapters Comments
Model Article X.X.8. (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted



February 2016 Report (Comments Due by June 17, 2016)

Section 1: The following 11 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Draft Proposals February 2016 Comments
1 Glossary (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
2 Criteria for the inclusion of diseases in the OIE list (Chapter 1.2) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
3 Diseases Listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
4 Revised Article X.X.8. (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
5 Recommendations for disinfection of salmonid eggs (Chapter 4.4) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
6 Infection with Aphanomyces astaci (Crayfish plague) (Chapter 9.1) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
7 Infection with IHHNV (Chapter 9.3) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
8 Infection with Infectious Myonecrosis Virus (Chapter 9.4) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
9 Infection with Necrotizing Hepatopancreatitis (Chapter 9.5) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
10 Infection with Taura Syndrome Virus (Chapter 9.6) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted
11 Infection with White Tail Disease (Chapter 9.8) (pdf) (rtf)  No Comments Submitted


Section 2The following 2 chapters are new, therefore, you may comment on any part of the documents. Please identify the article in the chapter you are commenting on, propose new language (if any) and provide a scientific rationale for your proposed language.

Draft Proposals February 2016 Comments
1 Article X.X.8 (pdf) (rtf)   No Comments Submitted
2 Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND) (pdf) (rtf)   No Comments Submitted

September 2015 Report (Comments Due by December 18, 2015)

Section 1: The following 5 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Draft Proposals September 2015 Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 84th General Session in May 2016
Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf) Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Criteria for Listing Diseases (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted No Comments Submitted    - Request for Member Comment
Diseases Listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf) Diseases Listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf) Request For Member Comment
General obligations related to certification (Chapter 5.1.) (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted General obligations related to certification (Chapter 5.1.) (pdf) (rtf)
Proposed amendments to Chapters 1.5 and 4.2 (pdf) (rtf) Proposed amendments to Chapters 1.5 and 4.2 (pdf) Proposed amendments to Chapters 1.5 and 4.2 (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Yellowhead Virus (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted Infection with Yellowhead Virus (pdf) (rtf)


Section 2: 
The following 4 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.

Draft Proposals September 2015 Comments Proposed for Adoption at the 84th General Session in May 2016
Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND) (pdf) (rtf) Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND) (pdf) (rtf)  
Disinfection of Aquaculture Establishments and Equipment (pdf) (rtf) Disinfection of Aquaculture Establishments and Equipment (pdf) (rtf) Disinfection of Aquaculture Establishments and Equipment (pdf) (rtf)
Proposed restructure of Section 4 (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted  
Notification of Diseases (pdf) (rtf)  Notification of Diseases (pdf) (rtf) Notification of Diseases (pdf) (rtf)

February 2015 Report (Comments Due by July 17, 2015)

Section 1: The following 3 chapters are for comment on proposed changes only.
Draft Proposals February 2015 Comments
Notification of Diseases (pdf) (rtf) Notification of Diseases (pdf) (rtf)
Criteria for Listing Diseases (pdf) (rtf) Criteria for Listing Diseases (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Yellow Head Virus (pdf) (rtf) No Comments Submitted

Section 2

Comments
Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (MANUAL) (pdf) (rtf)  Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (MANUAL) (pdf) (rtf)

May 2015 Report Draft Proposals and Comments Submitted to the OIE

Section 1: The following 14 chapters are proposed for adoption at the 83rd General Session of the OIE in May 2015.

Diseases listed by the OIE (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Infectious Salmon Anemia (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Perkinsus Olseni (pdf) (rtf)
Import Risk Analysis (pdf) (rtf)
Control of Pathogenic Agents in Aquatic Animal Feed (pdf) (rtf)
Disinfection of Samonid Eggs (pdf) (rtf)
General Obligation Related to Certification (pdf) (rtf)
Certification Procedures (pdf) (rtf)
Risk Analysis for Antimicrobial Resistance (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis (pdf) (rtf)
Infection with Ranavirus (pdf) (rtf)
Chapters XX7 and XX11 (pdf) (rtf)
Glossary (pdf) (rtf)
Users Guide (pdf) (rtf)
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