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  Responsibilities and Tasks of Directorate General Health and Consumer Protectionslide

Commissioner Tonio Borg is responsible for the Directorate General for Health and Consumers. The Directorate General, whose Director General is Ms Paola Testori Coggi, has a number of different tasks in relation to Animal Welfare.

They include:

On the other hand competent authorities of the Member States are responsible for:

  • transposition of directives in national legislation
  • implementation of Community rules at national level
  • the day to day enforcement of the Community rules through their national legislation and control activities.



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