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The Plant Health Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

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3.  In this Part—

approved place of inspection” means a place which has been approved by the Department under article 17;

area of plant health control”, in relation to notifiable relevant material which has been landed, means—

(a)

its point of entry; or

(b)

where the material has been moved under appropriate customs procedures to a designated area of plant health control or an approved place of inspection, the designated area of plant health control or the approved place of inspection;

Customs Code” means Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down the Union Customs Code F1;

designated area of plant health control” means a place close to a point of entry which has been designated as an area of plant health control by the Department and the Commissioners for Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs;

notifiable relevant material” means any relevant material—

(a)

of a description specified in Part A of Schedule 5; or

(b)

of a description specified in Part B of Schedule 5 and which is—

(i)

specified in column 2 of Part C of Schedule 4;

(ii)

listed in the second column of Annex II Part B and in the course of its consignment to a protected zone that is recognised as a protected zone for the plant pests specified in respect of that relevant material in the first column of Annex II Part B; or

(iii)

listed in the first column of Annex IV Part B and in the course of its consignment to a protected zone that is recognised as a protected zone for the plant pests specified in respect of that relevant material in Annex IV Part B;

official body of destination” has the same meaning as in Article 2(1)(1) of Directive 2000/29/EC;

point of entry” means—

(a)

in the case of relevant material which arrives by air, the airport at which the material first arrives;

(b)

in the case of relevant material which arrives by maritime or fluvial transport, the port at which the material first arrives; or

(c)

in the case of relevant material which arrives by rail, the rail freight terminal at which the material first arrives;

working day” in relation to the notice requirements in articles 6(2)(c)(ii) and 16(3) and the period for which material may be detained under article 14(1), means a period of twenty-four hours which is not a Saturday, Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday or a bank holiday in Northern Ireland under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 F2.

F1OJ No L 269, 10.10.2013, p. 1, as amended by Regulation (EU) 2016/2339 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ No L 354, 23.12.2016, p. 32).

F2To which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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