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The Seed Marketing Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Marketing seed of amateur vegetable varieties

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15.—(1) The Department may authorise the marketing of seed of an amateur vegetable variety in accordance with this paragraph.

(2) The seed must be of a variety listed as an amateur vegetable variety in the National List.

(3) The seed must comply with the requirements for marketing of standard seed set out in Council Directive 2002/55/EC on the marketing of vegetable seed, except the requirements in respect of minimal varietal purity.

(4) The seed must have sufficient varietal purity.

(5) The seed must be marketed in small packages not exceeding the net weight specified in Annex II to Commission Directive 2009/145/EC (which relates to amateur vegetable varieties).

(6) The seed must be labelled with a supplier’s label or a printed or stamped notice which, in addition to complying with the applicable provisions of paragraph 24 of Schedule 3, contains the words “amateur variety”.

(7) In this regulation “amateur vegetable variety” has the meaning given by regulation 5A(5) of the Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) Regulations 2001.

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