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The Plant Health Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

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46.—(1) An inspector or any other officer of the Department may by notice in writing require an appropriate person to give to the inspector or officer, within the time specified in the notice, any information which the person may possess as to—

(a)the plants grown or products stored at any time on the premises in respect of which a notice has been served under this Order;

(b)any plant pest or relevant material referred to in paragraph (4)(b); and

(c)the persons who have had or are likely to have had any plant pest or relevant material referred to in paragraph (4)(b) in their possession or under their charge.

(2) The time within which the information to be given to the inspector or other officer must be reasonable.

(3) An appropriate person must produce for examination by the inspector or other officer any licence, official statement, certificate, plant passport, record, invoice or other document relating to a plant pest or any relevant material specified in the notice.

(4) In this article, “appropriate person” means—

(a)a person who is the owner, occupier or other person in charge of premises in respect of which a notice has been served under this Order;

(b)a person who has, has had, or is reasonably suspected by the inspector or officer to have or have had, possession or charge of—

(i)a plant pest of a description specified in Schedule 1 or in column 3 of Schedule 2;

(ii)a plant pest which, although not specified in Schedule 1 or 2, is not normally present in Northern Ireland and which is likely to be injurious to plants in Northern Ireland;

(iii)any relevant material carrying or infected with a plant pest referred to in paragraph (i) or (ii); or

(iv)any relevant material which the inspector or officer knows or suspects to have been landed in or exported from Northern Ireland; or

(c)a person who, as auctioneer, salesman or otherwise, has sold, offered or exposed for sale or otherwise disposed of a plant pest referred to in sub-paragraph (b)(i) or (ii).

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