Volume 14, Number 9—September 2008
Regulatory Systems for Prevention and Control of Rabies, Japan
|Law or regulation||Animals subject to quarantine||Animals requiring a health certificate||Animals banned from importation|
|Rabies Prevention Law (Regulations for Import and Export Quarantine of Dogs and Other Designated Animals*)||Dogs, cats, raccoons, foxes, skunks|
|Domestic Animal Infectious Diseases Control Law||Cattle, horses, sheep, goats, swine|
|Law concerning the Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients with Infectious Diseases||Monkeys used for research and exhibition, under specified conditions only||Chinese ferret badgers, bats, raccoon dogs, masked palm civets, prairie dogs, Mastomys natalensis rats, monkeys except those to be used for research or exhibition|
|Notification System for the Importation of Animals†||Terrestrial mammals except for Artiodactyla (e.g., cattle, sheep, goats); Perissodactyla (e.g., horses); Lagomorpha (e.g., rabbits); dogs, cats, raccoons, foxes, skunks, monkeys|
*This regulation is authorized by the Rabies Prevention Law.
†This regulation is authorized by the Law Concerning the Prevention of Infectious Diseases and Medical Care for Patients with Infectious Diseases.