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The Seed Potatoes (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Sealing of packages

10.—(1) No person shall market a package or container of pre-basic or basic seed potatoes unless it is sealed with an unbroken sealing device.

(2) Where a sealing device on a package or container is broken, the package or container shall not be re-sealed with a sealing device otherwise than by or under the supervision of an authorised officer.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation a “sealing device” means a device applied in such a manner to a package or container that when the package or container is opened the device will be broken but does not include an official label with a punched tie hole which is machine stitched into the mouth of a bag.

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