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The Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.General interpretation

    3. 3.Definitions relating to plant species

    4. 4.Definition of marketing

    5. 5.Seed to which these Regulations apply

  3. PART 2

    1. 6.Entry of seed lots

    2. 7.Entry of crop

    3. 8.Field inspection of crops

    4. 9.Lodging of field inspection reports and similar documents

    5. 10.Re-grading of crops

    6. 11.Seed testing

    7. 12.Lodging of seed test reports

    8. 13.Re-grading of seed

    9. 14.Withdrawals

  4. PART 3

    1. 15.Marketing of seed

    2. 16.Marketing of officially certified lower germination seed

    3. 17.Marketing of officially certified early movement seed

    4. 18.Exception for scientific purposes and selection work

    5. 19.Exception for test and trials

    6. 20.Exception for conservation varieties

    7. 21.General exemptions

    8. 22.Mixtures

    9. 23.Varietal associations of seed

    10. 24.Sampling

    11. 25.Packaging

    12. 26.Sealing of packages

    13. 27.Labelling of packages

  5. PART 4

    1. 28.Civil liability of sellers of seeds

    2. 29.Arrangements for official measures

    3. 30.Fees

    4. 31.Index of defined words and expressions

    5. 32.Revocations and transitional provisions

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INTERPRETATION

      1. PART 1 Meaning of pre-basic seed and similar expressions

      2. PART 2 Meaning of basic seed and similar expressions

      3. PART 3 Meaning of CS, C1 and C2 seed and similar expressions

      4. PART 4 Meaning of commercial seed and similar expressions

      5. PART 5 Meaning of expressions relating to imported not finally certified seed

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SPECIES OF SEED TO WHICH THESE REGULATIONS APPLY

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CONDITIONS RELATING TO CROPS FROM WHICH SEED IS TO BE HARVESTED

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      CONDITIONS TO BE SATISFIED BY THE SEED

      1. PART 1 Conditions to be examined mainly by field inspections

      2. PART 2 Conditions to be examined by seed testing

      3. PART 3 Conditions to be examined by inspections of control plots

      4. PART 4 Other conditions

      5. PART 5 General provisions

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      RE-GRADING OF SEED

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CATEGORIES OF SEED THAT MAY BE MARKETED

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      LOT AND SAMPLE WEIGHTS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      LABELLING

      1. PART 1 Particulars to be marked or displayed on the sale of unpackaged seeds

      2. PART 2 Labelling of packages of breeder’s seed

      3. PART 3 Labelling of packages of officially certified pre-basic seed

      4. PART 4 Labelling of packages of officially certified basic, CS, C1, C2 and C3 seed

      5. PART 5 Labelling of packages of officially certified commercial seed

      6. PART 6 Labelling of packages of a varietal association of seeds

      7. PART 7 Printing of specified matters on packages (whole bag labelling)

      8. PART 8 Labelling of packages of test and trial seed

      9. PART 9 Labelling of packages of seed of a conservation variety

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      LIMITS OF VARIATION

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      INDEX OF WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS USED IN THESE REGULATIONS

  7. Explanatory Note

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