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Wholesale of fishing products
Wholesale of fishing products refers to the sale of fishing products from fish farming and includes offering for sale or other forms of transfer, free of charge or against payment, sale, distribution or other types of transfer.
To pursue the trade activity, a wholesaler must meet the minimum technical and spatial conditions, manage data on merchandise, suitably determine opening hours, and employ at least one commercial manager and one salesperson.
The traceability of fishing products and takeover declaration must be provided to sell fishing products.
In pursuing the activity, the trader must provide a regular verification of measurements – scales used to charge his services
Applies for SKD:
- Wholesale of other food, including fish, crustaceans and molluscs G46.380
Applicants who wish to pursue this activity must register the business activity, and have the appropriate legal status.
Retail is performed in an outlet which consists of:
- a sales space where goods are directly sold, and/or
- an open sales space where goods are directly sold, and/or
- a warehouse where goods and packaging are stored, which is not a compulsory area of the outlet.
If another activity is pursued in the outlet, the space intended for this activity must be visibly separated from the section of the outlet intended for retail or be determined as such in the internal plan of this space. The arrangement of the outlet’s equipment must ensure the safe movement of buyers in the outlet and the safe handling of goods.
- The scales for weighing non-packaged goods must be located in the sales space in the section where the sale of non-packaged goods which must be weighed is carried out. The scales must be in compliance with metrological regulations, and suitable for the quantity and types of goods being sold. If goods are weighed together with the packaging (except paper, foil and bags used for delicacies), the scales must include the function of tare weight, which must facilitate the determination of only the actual weight of goods when establishing the price. If the scales do not have this function, the vendor must deduct the weight of the packaging from the total weight, and, when determining the price, take into account only the actual weight of the goods.
- Exterior of an outlet:
- The access to the entrance must be well organised and unobstructed.
- The façade of the outlet must include a sign in a visible space with the name of the company and place of establishment of the trader, and the potential name of the store.
- A schedule of the opening hours hours of the outlet must be located in a visible position near the entrance.
- If retail is also conducted in a suitably arranged space next to the outlet unobstructed movement must be ensured in this space.
A trader must ensure the recording of business events regarding the condition of goods in accordance with the Slovenian Accounting Standards or International Financial Reporting Standards.
At the point of sale, the trader must provide the competent inspection authorities with the following information on the condition of goods:
- number and date of the entry document;
- name of the supplier;
- number and date of the supplier’s document;
- name, unit of measure and quantity of goods;
- the sales price of goods;
- information on changes to the sales price of goods.
A trader determines the opening times of the outlet in accordance with his or her business decision and considering the needs of consumers. The outlet must operate in accordance with the published schedule of working hours.
When determining working hours, the trader must consider the number of employees in the outlet and their rights, obligations and responsibilities arising from the employment relationship as stipulated by the act which regulates employment relationships, and the collective agreement in the field of trade in Slovenia, primarily by the provisions referring to the organisation of working hours, breaks, rests and bonuses arising from working hours which are less favourable for employees.
Dealers may not determine the opening hours of stores on Sundays and other work-free days defined by law.
Exceptions are stores with sales area of up to 200 square meters at service stations, border crossings, ports for public transport, airports, railway and bus stations and hospitals.
Exceptions also include stores with a sales area of up to 200 square meters, if work on Sundays and other work-free days defined by law in their stores is performed exclusively by a person who as a sole proprietor is a commercial activity operator or by his or her procurator or a legal representative or procurator of a legal person involved in the commercial activity.
Work on Sundays and statutory work-free days together with a sole proprietor, a sole proprietor or his or her procurator or legal representative or the procurator of a legal entity involved in a commercial activity, can also be performed by a person who may perform temporary or occasional student work in accordance with the law governing employment and unemployment insurance, and by a person who may perform temporary or occasional work in accordance with the law governing the labour market.
A schedule of working hours of the outlet must be published in a visible position near the entrance to the outlet.
The traceability is a possibility to trace and monitor fishing products and products from fish farming through all phases from the catch, procession, first sale and distribution to the retail.
With the documents a business entity provides the traceability of fishing products and products from fish farming and identifies the suppliers and purchasers of fishing products and products from fish farming. The data on the traceability and identification of suppliers and purchasers must be available to the fishing inspector.
In the case of prepacked fishing products and product from fish farming intended for the retail, the data for the consumer (trade name, scientific name, respective geographical area and method of production) and the data on the frozen fishing products must be placed on the packaging or label (declaration) of the fishing product.
In non-prepacked fishing products and products from the fish framing intended for retail, the data for the consumer (trade name, scientific name, respective geographical area and method of production) and data on frozen fishing products placed on the label or designation on or are directly next to the fishing product, on which the data is placed.
All data on the fishing products must not be misleading; it should be clear, easily recognisable, legible, non-blurred and not covered with other text or illustration material and placed at the visible spot for the end consumer.
Catch or harvested fishing products and products from the fish farming must be stored in consignments before the first sale. The consignments must be labelled and equipped with the following data:
- identification number of every consignment;
- external identification number and name of the fishing vessel or the name of fish farming production unit;
- FAO three-letter code;
- date of catch or date of production;
- quantities of individual species in kilograms of net weight or if necessary the number of items;
- name and address of suppliers;
- data for the consumer (trade name, scientific name, respective geographical area and method of production);
- were the fishing products preliminary frozen.
All the data must be accurate, updated and legible, and should be kept until the sale of the fishing products or products from the fish farming.
Fishing products intended for sale must be equipped with the takeover declaration.
The takeover declaration includes:
- external identification number and name of the fishing vessel which unloaded the products,
- port and date of unloading,
- name of the operator or the vessel commander,
- FAO three-letter code, individual species and respective geographical area where the catch was conducted,
- quantities of individual stored species in kilograms of product mass,
- name and address of facilities where the products are stored,
- if necessary the reference of the transport document,
- name and surname of the consignee and his tax identification number,
- Slovenian trade name of the respective species,
- scientific name of the respective species,
- method of production (caught at sea or farmed),
- number of logbook and
- signature of the fishing vessel operator or commander who submitted fishing products and consignee of fishing products.
The fishing vessel commander is responsible for the preparation of the takeover document which must be legible, accurate and timely submitted.
Certificate on the submission of postal delivery
The scales used for measuring in the following fields:
- protection of human and animal health,
- environmental protection and general technical safety,
- goods and services traffic,
- procedures before administrative and judicial authorities
must fulfil metrology requirements confirmed with the first and regular certification during the whole period of application.
The first certification of the metering device is the examination of the new metering device and confirmation of its conformity with the approved type and/or prescribed metrology requirements for the respective type of metering device. The first certification is provided by the producer of the metering device or his authorised representative.
Regular certification of the metering device must be provided by its owner.
The extraordinary certification is mandatory for metering devices which were excluded from application due to re-modelling, fault or other technical deficiencies. The compliance of metering devices with the metrology requirements is determined by applying the extraordinary certification. The extraordinary certification is provided by the holder of the metering device.
Regular and extraordinary certifications are conducted by the Metrology Institute or the appointed legal entity or sole trader.
Certification designation on the metering device.