The Administration of Veterinary Services (Administration des Services vétérinaires - ASV) is under the responsibility of the Ministry of Agriculture and in part under the Ministry of Health.
It is competent for:
- official inspections of registered establishments which are approved for processing foodstuffs of animal origin (slaughterhouses, cutting plants) and hygiene of foodstuffs of animal origin;
- controlling the sectors concerning animal health and well-being as well as public health;
- the implementation of an integrated monitoring system of the food chain.