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The Seed Potatoes Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and application

  3. 2.Interpretation: general

  4. 3.Interpretation: diseases and pests

  5. 4.Marketing of seed potatoes

  6. 5.Marketing of seed potatoes of conservation varieties

  7. 6.Marketing of seed potatoes for scientific purposes or selection work

  8. 7.Marketing of seed potatoes for test or trial purposes

  9. 8.Size of seed potatoes

  10. 9.Composition of lots of seed potatoes

  11. 10.Certification and grading of seed potatoes

  12. 11.Labelling of packages and containers of seed potatoes

  13. 12.Sealing of packages and containers

  14. 13.Genetically modified seed potatoes

  15. 14.Seed potatoes imported from outside the European Union: information

  16. 15.Particulars of sale

  17. 16.Retail sales of seed potatoes

  18. 17.Production measures in the interests of plant health

  19. 18.Sampling of seed potatoes

  20. 19.Keeping of records

  21. 20.Enforcement: powers of inspection and production

  22. 21.Enforcement: power to withdraw official labels, official documents, certificates and growing crop reports and to determine a lower Union grade

  23. 22.Enforcement: disease control

  24. 23.Exclusion of provisions of the Act

  25. 24.Transitional provision

  26. 25.Amendments and revocations

  27. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Growing crop reports

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.On receipt of an application for certification of any seed...

        2. 2.A growing crop report shall state— (a) the name and...

        3. 3.A growing crop report shall only be issued if an...

      2. PART 2 Pre-basic seed potatoes

        1. 4.(1) A growing crop report stating that the seed potatoes...

        2. 5.A growing crop report stating that the seed potatoes are...

      3. PART 3 Basic seed potatoes

        1. 6.A growing crop report stating that the seed potatoes are...

        2. 7.A growing crop report stating that the seed potatoes are...

        3. 8.A growing crop report stating that the seed potatoes are...

        4. 9.A growing crop report containing a statement that the conditions...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Official labels and official documents

      1. PART 1 Official labels

        1. 1.(1) An official label affixed to a package or container...

        2. 2.In the case of seed potatoes of a conservation variety,...

        3. 3.Without prejudice to paragraph 1, an official label may contain...

      2. PART 2 Official Documents

        1. 4.An official document used— (a) in the case of pre-basic...

        2. 5.An official document shall, in relation to the seed potatoes...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Minimum quality conditions for lots of seed potatoes

      1. 1.For the purposes of regulations 10 and 21—

      2. 2.Tolerances

      3. 3.Allowable Surface area cover

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Union Grades: source material for planting, other requirements and tolerances for the growing crop and lots of seed potatoes

      1. 1.In this Schedule— (a) Table 1 sets out the applicable...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Authorisation for marketing seed potatoes for test or trial purposes

      1. 1.On receipt of an application made in accordance with regulation...

      2. 2.An authorisation shall state— (a) the name and address of...

      3. 3.No authorisation shall be issued unless the Department is satisfied...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Sampling procedures

      1. 1.Where the bulk of seed potatoes to be sampled—

      2. 2.Where the quantity of seed potatoes in a lot being...

      3. 3.Where the quantity of the seed potatoes in a lot...

      4. 4.Where the quantity of the seed potatoes in a lot...

  28. Explanatory Note

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