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The Seed Potatoes (Scotland) Regulations 2000

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Production measures in the interests of plant health

6.—(1) The production of seed potatoes shall at all stages be conducted in such manner as to ensure that they do not come into contact with any potatoes other than seed potatoes or with any plant, machinery, equipment, container, store or vehicle previously used in the production of potatoes other than seed potatoes.

(2) The Scottish Ministers may withdraw a certificate of classification where they are not satisfied that the seed potatoes covered by the certificate have been produced in compliance with paragraph (1).

(3) Paragraph (1) shall not apply where–

(a)the potatoes were produced on the same agricultural unit; or

(b)the production is conducted in accordance with arrangements approved in writing by the Scottish Ministers prior to the use of the plant, machinery, equipment, container, store or vehicle.

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