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The Seed Potatoes (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Withholding or withdrawal of official label

12.  The Scottish Ministers may withhold an official label or may withdraw any official label in respect of any lot or any part thereof where they are satisfied that–

(a)the lot does not comply with the requirements as to varietal purity and size specified in Schedule 4 in relation to a lot of seed potatoes of the class stated on the label;

(b)the seed potatoes comprised in the lot exceed any of the tolerances for diseases, pests, damage and defects specified in the Table set out in Schedule 7 applicable to those potatoes;

(c)any official label already issued in respect of the seed potatoes contains any particular which is false in a material respect; or

(d)there has been any failure to comply with these Regulations in respect of any of the seed potatoes.

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