The Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020

Cited as:SSI 2020/34
Jurisdiction:Scotland

2020No. 34

PLANT HEALTH SEEDS

The Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020

Made19thFebruary2020

Laid before the Scottish Parliament21stFebruary2020

Coming into force1stApril2020

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972( 1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2020 and come into force on 1 April 2020.

(2) These Regulations extend to Scotland only.

Amendment of the Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Regulations 2017

2.—(1) The Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Regulations 2017( 2) is amended as follows.

(2) After regulation 23 (transitional provisions), insert—

23ZA.—Transitional provisions for supplier's documents affixed to CAC material

(1) This regulation applies where CAC material—

(a) has affixed to it, in the form of a label, a supplier's document in a colour other than yellow, and

(b) such supplier's document was in use before 1 April 2020.

(2) Notwithstanding paragraph 6A of Part 2 (supplier's documents for CAC material) of schedule 5 (official labels, supplier's documents and accompanying documents), a supplier may market in Scotland CAC material described in paragraph (1).

(3) A supplier who markets CAC material described in paragraph (1) must ensure that the supplier's document states that it is marketed in accordance with Article 3 of Commission Implementing Directive 2019/1813( 3).

(4) This regulation ceases to have effect on 30 June 2021.”.

(3) In schedule 5 (official labels, supplier's documents and accompanying documents)—

(a) in Part 1 (official labels), in paragraphs 1 and 3, omit “, if a coloured label is used,”,

(b) in Part 2 (supplier's documents for CAC material)—

(i) in paragraph 6(b), omit heads (vii) and (viii),

(ii) after paragraph 6, insert—

6A. Where it is affixed to the CAC material in the form of a label, the supplier's document must be yellow.”,

(iii) in paragraph (7), for “easily” substitute “clearly”.

St Andrew's House,

Edinburgh

19th February 2020

MAIRI GOUGEON

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations implement Commission Implementing Directive...

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