The Plant Health Order (Northern Ireland) 2006

Licences to carry out activities prohibited by this Order

39.  Notwithstanding any of the provisions of this Order, any plant pest or relevant material may be landed, kept, stored, sold, planted, moved or otherwise disposed of in Northern Ireland and any other thing prohibited by this Order may be done under the authority of a licence, whether general or specific, granted by the Department in exercise of any derogation permitted by Directive 2000/29/EC.