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The Fertilisers (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Regulations 5 and 6

SCHEDULE 1Expressions substituted for expressions appearing in the principal Regulations

Part I

Expression currently appearing in the principal RegulationsExpression substituted for expression currently appearing in the principal Regulations
“designated as EEC fertilisers”;“designated as EC fertilisers”;
“designated as an EEC fertiliser”;“designated as an EC fertiliser”;
“in respect of which any indication is given directly or indirectly that it is an EEC fertiliser”;“in respect of which any indication is given, directly or indirectly, that it is an EC fertiliser”;
“the words “EEC FERTILISER” in capital letters”;“the words “EC FERTILISER” in capital letters”;
“sold or offered for sale as an EEC fertiliser”.“sold or offered for sale as an EC fertiliser”.

Part II

Expression currently appearing in the principal RegulationsExpression substituted for expression currently appearing in the principal Regulations
“not designated as EEC fertilisers”;“not designated as EEC fertilisers or EC fertilisers”;
“not designated as an EEC fertiliser”;“not designated as an EEC fertiliser or an EC fertiliser”;
“not being designated as an EEC fertiliser”;“not being designated as an EEC fertiliser or an EC fertiliser”;
“not being designated as EEC fertilisers”;“not being designated as EEC fertilisers or EC fertilisers”;
“other than EEC fertiliser”;“other than EEC fertiliser or EC fertiliser”;
“except in the case of materials sold or offered for sale designated as EEC fertilisers”;“except in the case of materials sold or offered for sale designated as EEC fertilisers or EC fertilisers”;
“Except in the case of material sold or offered for sale designated as an EEC fertiliser”.“Except in the case of material sold or offered for sale designated as an EEC fertiliser or an EC fertiliser”.

Regulation 7(b)

SCHEDULE 2Provisions inserted in Group 1(a) of Section C of the Table in Schedule 1 to the principal Regulations

GroupName of MaterialMeaningDeclarationsLimits of variation (absolute value in percentage by weight, except where stated)
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Calcium nitrate suspension (may be followed by one of the following indications:

  • for foliar application

  • for making nutrient solutions and suspensions

  • for fertigation).

Product obtained by suspension of calcium nitrate in water and containing not less than 8% nitrogen (N), where N is expressed as total nitrogen or as nitric and ammoniacal nitrogen, with a maximum content of 1% ammoniacal nitrogen. Not less than 14% CaO. Calcium expressed as water soluble CaO.

Amount of total nitrogen;

Amount of nitric nitrogen;

Amount of calcium oxide soluble in water.

0·4

As set out in paragraph 7(a) of this Schedule

0·9.

Nitrogen fertiliser solution with urea formaldehyde

Product obtained chemically or by dissolution in water of urea formaldehyde and a nitrogenous fertiliser from group 1(a) in Section A of this Schedule (excluding calcium cyanamide, nitrogenous calcium cyanamide, ammonium nitrate and calcium ammonium nitrate) and containing not less than 18% nitrogen (N).

At least one third of the declared total nitrogen content must derive from urea formaldehyde. The maximum biuret content to be (ureic N + urea formaldehyde N) × 0·026.

Amount of:

  • total nitrogen;

  • Amount, where equal to or greater than 1% by weight of:

    i.

    nitric nitrogen

    ii.

    ammoniacal nitrogen

    iii.

    ureic nitrogen;

nitrogen from urea formaldehyde.

0·4

} As set out in paragraph 7(a) of this Schedule.

Nitrogen fertiliser suspension with urea formaldehydeProduct obtained chemically or by suspension in water of urea formaldehyde and a nitrogenous fertiliser from group 1(a) in Section A of this Schedule (excluding calcium cyanamide, nitrogenous calcium cyanamide, ammonium nitrate and calcium ammonium nitrate) and containing not less than 18% nitrogen (N). At least one third of the declared total nitrogen content must derive from urea formaldehyde of which at least three fifths must be soluble in hot water. The maximum biuret content to be (ureic N + urea formaldehyde N) × 0·026.

Amount of:

  • total nitrogen;

  • Amount, where equal to or greater than 1% by weight of:

    i.

    nitric nitrogen

    ii.

    ammoniacal nitrogen

    iii.

    ureic nitrogen;

nitrogen from urea formaldehyde;

nitrogen from urea formaldehyde soluble in cold water;

nitrogen from urea formaldehyde soluble only in hot water.

0·4

} As set out in paragraph 7(a) of this Schedule.

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