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Articles 5(1), 6(2), 12(2), 15(3) 19(1) and 20(1)

SCHEDULE 4Restrictions on the landing in and movement within Scotland of relevant material

This schedule has no associated Executive Note

PART ARelevant material, from third countries, which may only be landed in Scotland if special requirements are satisfied

(1)

(2)

(3)

Item

Description of relevant material

Requirements of landing

1.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of conifers (Coniferales), originating in any country outside EuropeWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 2, 3, 60 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Pissodes spp. (non European).
2.Plants, other than seeds, of Pinus L., intended for planting, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 1, 3 , 60 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Scirrhia acicola (Dearn.) Siggers or Scirrhia pini Funk and Parker have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
3.Plants, other than seeds, of Abies Mill., Larix Mill., Picea A. Dietr., Pinus L. Pseudotsuga Carr. or Tsuga Carr., intended for planting, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 1, 2, 60 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
4.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of Quercus L., originating in the USAWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 5, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Ceratocystis fagacearum (Bretz) Hunt.
5.Plants of Castanea Mill. or Quercus L., other than fruit or seeds, originating in any country outside EuropeWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 46, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no signs of Cronartium spp. (non European) have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
6.Plants, other than seeds, of Castanea Mill. or Quercus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 5, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in area or areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) Barr; or

(b)

no symptoms of Cryphonectrai parasitica (Murrill) Barr have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

7.Plants, other than seeds, of Corylus L., intended for planting, originating in Canada or the USA

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 61, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they have been grown in nurseries and:

(a)

originate in an area or areas, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Anisogramma anomala (Peck) E. Müller, in accordance with ISPM No. 4, and which is mentioned under the rubric “Additional declaration” on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export; or

(b)

originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Anisogramma anomala (Peck) E. Müller on official inspections carried out at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation, in accordance with ISPM No. 10, and which is mentioned under the rubric “Additional declaration” on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export and declared free from Anisogramma anomala (Peck) E. Müller.

8.Plants, other than seeds, of Platanus L., intended for planting, originating in the USA or ArmeniaWithout prejudice to the requirements in item 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Ceratocystis fimbriata f. sp. platani Walter have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
9.Plants, other than seeds, of Populus L., intended for planting, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 10, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
10.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of Populus L., originating in any country of the American continentsWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 9, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Mycosphaerella populorum G E Thompson have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
11.Plants, other than seeds, of Ulmus L., intended for planting, originating in any country in North AmericaWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Elm phlöem necrosis mycoplasm have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
12.Plants, other than seeds, of Chaenomeles Lindl., Crataegus L., Cydonia Mill., Eriobotrya Lindl., Malus Mill., Prunus L. or Pyrus L., intended for planting, originating in any country outside Europe

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 19, 21 to 23, 27 to 30, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country known to be free from Monilinia fructicola (Winter) Honey; or

(b)

no symptoms of Monilinia fructicola (Winter) Honey have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

13.From 15th February to 30th September, fruits of Prunus L., originating in any country outside Europe

The fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that they:

(a)

originate in a country known to be free from Monilinia fructicola (Winter) Honey; or

(b)

have been subjected to appropriate inspection and treatment procedures either before harvest, before export or before both harvest and export to ensure freedom from Monilinia spp.

14.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf., originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 15 to 18, the fruits shall be free from peduncles and leaves and the packaging, any label attached to the packaging or any document normally used for trade purposes which accompanies the consignment shall bear an appropriate origin mark (which may be a reference to the name of the country of origin).
15.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf., originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 14 and 16 to 18, the fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country recognised as being free from Xanthomonas campestris (all strains pathogenic to Citrus);

(b)

they originate in an area recognised as being free from Xanthomonas campestris (all strains pathogenic to Citrus), and mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export; or

(c)

they comply with the following–

(i)

in accordance with an official control and examination regime, no symptoms of Xanthomonas campestris (all strains pathogenic to Citrus) have been observed in the field of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation;

(ii)

none of the fruits harvested in the field of production has shown symptoms of Xanthomonas campestris (all strains pathogenic to Citrus);

(iii)

the fruits have been subjected to treatment such as sodium orthophenylphenate, mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export; and

(iv)

the fruits have been packed at premises or dispatching centres registered for this purpose.

16.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf., originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 14, 15, 17 and 18, the fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country recognised as being free from Cercospora angolensis Carv. and Mendes; or

(b)

no symptoms of Cercospora angolensis Carv. and Mendes have been observed in the field of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation, and none of the fruits harvested in the field of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, symptoms of this organism.

17.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf., other than fruits of Citrus aurantium L., originating in any third country

Without prejudice to requirements in items 14 to 16 and 18, the fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country recognised as being free from Guignardia citricarpa Kiely (all strains pathogenic to Citrus);

(b)

they originate in an area or areas recognised as being free from Guignardia citricarpa Kiely (all strains pathogenic to Citrus), and mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate or re export;

(c)

no symptoms of Guignardia citricarpa Kiely (all strains pathogenic to Citrus), have been observed in the field of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation, and none of the fruits harvested in the field of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, symptoms of this organism; or

(d)

the fruits originate in a field of production subjected to appropriate treatments against Guignardia citricarpa Kiely (all strains pathogenic to Citrus), and none of the fruits harvested in the field of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, symptoms of this organism.

18.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle, or Poncirus Raf., originating in any third country where Tephritidae (non European) are known to occur on these fruits

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 14 to 17, the fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Tephritidae (non European)

(b)

no signs of Tephritidae (non European) have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to harvesting, and none of the fruits harvested at the place of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, signs of Tephritidae (non European);

(c)

they have been shown, in appropriate official examination on representative samples, to be free from Tephritidae (non European) in all stages of their development; or

(d)

the fruits have been subjected to an appropriate treatment, any acceptable vapour heat treatment, cold treatment, or quick freeze treatment, which has been shown to be efficient against the Tephritidae (non European) without damaging the fruit, or, where not available, chemical treatment as far as it is acceptable under Community legislation.

19.Plants, other than seeds, of Amelanchier Med., Chaenomeles Lindl., Cotoneaster Ehrh., Crataegus L., Cydonia Mill., Eriobotrya Lindl., Malus Mill., Mespilus L., Photinia davidiana (Dcne.) Cardot, Pyracantha Roem., Pyrus L. or Sorbus L., intended for planting, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items in 12, 21 to 23, 27, 28, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that the plants in the field of production or in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms of Erwinia amylovora (Burr.) Winsl. et al., have been removed.
20.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf., and plants of Araceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, Persea spp. or Strelitziaceae, rooted or with growing medium attached or which appear to have been in contact with growing medium, originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in countries known to be free from Radopholus citrophilus Huettel et al. and Radopholus similis (Cobb) Thorne; or

(b)

representative samples of soil and roots from the place of production have been subjected, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, to official nematological testing for at least Radopholus citrophilus Huettel et al. and Radopholus similis (Cobb) Thorne and have been found to be free from those plant pests.

21.Plants, other than seeds, of Crataegus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. and Ev. is known to occurWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 19, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. and Ev. have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
22.Plants, other than seeds, of Cydonia Mill., Fragaria L., Malus Mill., Prunus L., Pyrus L., Ribes L. or Rubus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur on the following genera:
  • n Fragaria L.:

  • Phytophthora fragariae Hickman, var. fragariae,

  • Arabis mosaic virus

  • Raspberry ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry crinkle virus,

  • Strawberry latent ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry mild yellow edge virus,

  • Tomato black ring virus, or

  • Xanthomonas fragariae Kennedy and King;

  • on Malus Mill.:

  • Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. and Ev.;

  • on Prunus L.:

  • Apricot chlorotic leafroll mycoplasm, or

  • Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni (Smith) Dye;

  • on Prunus persica (L.) Batsch:

  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. persicae (Prunier et al.) Young et al.;

  • on Pyrus L.:

  • Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. and Ev.;

  • on Rubus L.:

  • Arabis mosaic virus,

  • Raspberry ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry latent ringspot virus, or

  • Tomato black ring virus; or

  • on all species:

  • non European viruses and virus-like organisms

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 19, 24 to 31, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of diseases caused by the plant pests listed in column 2 of this item have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
23.Plants, other than seeds, of Cydonia Mill. or Pyrus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Pear decline mycoplasm is known to occurWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 19, 22, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that plants at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by Pear decline mycoplasm, have been rogued out at that place within the last three complete cycles of vegetation.
24.Plants, other than seeds, of Fragaria L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur:
  • trawberry latent “C” virus,

  • Strawberry vein banding virus, or

  • Strawberry witches' broom mycoplasm

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 22, 25, 26 and 28, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

(i)

either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the plant pests in column 2 of this item using appropriate indicator or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; or

(ii)

derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for at least the plant pests in column 2 of this item using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; and

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the plant pests in column 2 of this item have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

25.Plants, other than seeds, of Fragaria L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 22, 24 and 26, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no symptoms of Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(b)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants have been derived from plants which complied with paragraph (a) or have been officially tested by appropriate nematological methods and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie.

26.Plants of Fragaria L., other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 22, 24 and 25, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Anthonomus signatus Say and Anthonomus bisignifer (Schenkling).
27.

Plants, other than seeds, of Malus Mill., intended for planting, originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur on Malus Mill.:

  • Cherry rasp leaf virus (American), or

  • Tomato ringspot virus

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 19, 22, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been:

(i)

officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the plant pests in column 2 of this item using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; or

(ii)

derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for at least the plant pests in column 2 of this item using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; or

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the plant pests in column 2 of this item have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

28.Plants, other than seeds, of Malus Mill., intended for planting, originating in any third country where apple proliferation mycoplasm is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 19, 22, 24, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from apple proliferation mycoplasm; or

(b)

other than plants raised from seeds, they have been:

(i)

officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest; or

(ii)

derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once within the last six complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for at least apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from that plant pest; and

(c)

no symptoms of diseases caused by apple proliferation mycoplasm have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation.

29.

Plants, other than seeds, of the following species of Prunus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Plum pox virus is known to occur:

  • Prunus amygdalus Batsch,

  • Prunus armeniaca L.,

  • Prunus blireiana Andre,

  • Prunus brigantina Vill.,

  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.,

  • Prunus cistena Hansen,

  • Prunus curdica Fenzl and Fritsch.,

  • Prunus domestica spp. domestica L.,

  • Prunus domestica spp. insititia (L.) C.K. Schneid.,

  • Prunus domestica spp. italica (Borkh.) Hegi.,

  • Prunus glandulosa Thunb.,

  • Prunus holosericea Batal.,

  • Prunus hortulana Bailey,

  • Prunus japonica Thunb.,

  • Prunus mandshurica (Maxim.) Koehne,

  • Prunus maritima Marsh.,

  • Prunus mume Sieb and Zucc.,

  • Prunus nigra Ait.,

  • Prunus persica (L.) Batsch,

  • Prunus salicina L.,

  • Prunus sibirica L.,

  • Prunus simonii Carr.,

  • Prunus spinosa L.,

  • Prunus tomentosav Thunb.,

  • Prunus triloba Lindl., or

  • other species of Prunus L. susceptible to Plum pox virus

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 12, 22, 30, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

other than plants raised from seed, they have been:

(i)

either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for, at least, Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest; or

(ii)

derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for, at least, Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest;

(b)

no symptoms of disease caused by Plum pox virus have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation; and

(c)

plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms of disease caused by other viruses or virus-like pathogens, have been rogued out.

30.

Plants of Prunus L, intended for planting:

(a)

originating in any third country where Tomato ringspot virus is known to occur on Prunus L.;

(b)

other than seeds, originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur:

  • Cherry rasp leaf virus, (American),

  • Peach mosaic virus (American),

  • Peach phony rickettsia,

  • Peach rosette mycoplasm,

  • Peach yellows mycoplasm,

  • Plum line pattern virus (American), or

  • Peach X disease mycoplasm;

(c)

other than seeds, originating in any country outside Europe where Little cherry pathogen is known to occur.

Without prejudice to requirements in items 12, 22, 29, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been:

(i)

officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the plant pests in (a), (b) or (c) in column 2, as the case may be, using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; or

(ii)

derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for at least the plant pests in (a), (b) or (c) in column 2, as the case may be, using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; and

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the plant pests in (a), (b) or (c) in column 2, as the case may be, have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation.

31.

Plants of Rubus L., intended for planting:

(a)

originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur on Rubus:

  • Tomato ringspot virus,

  • Black raspberry latent virus,

  • Cherry leaf roll virus, or

  • Prunus necrotic ringspot virus;

(b)

other than seeds, originating in any third country where the following plant pests are known to occur:

  • Raspberry leaf curl virus (American), or

  • Cherry rasp leaf virus (American).

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 22, 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be free from aphids, including their eggs and shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been–

(i)

officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the plant pests in paragraphs (a) or (b) in column 2, as applicable, using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; or

(ii)

they have been derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for at least the plant pests in paragraphs (a) or (b) in column 2, as applicable, using appropriate indicators for equivalent methods and has been found free from those plant pests; and

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests in paragraphs (a) or (b) in column 2, as applicable, have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation.

32.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., originating in any third country where Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival is known to occurWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 33 to 36 and 39, the tubers shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival (all races other than Race 1, the common European race), and no symptoms of Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival have been observed either at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of an adequate period.
33.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 32, 34 to 36 and 39, the tubers shall be accompanied by official statement that they originate in countries known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al.
34.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., other than early potatoes, originating in any third country where Potato spindle tuber viroid is known to occur.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 32, 33, 35, 36 and 39, the faculty of germination in the tubers shall have been suppressed.
35.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for planting, originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 32 to 34 and 36, the tubers shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate from a field known to be free from Globodera rostochiensis (Wollenweber) Behrens and Globodera pallida (Stone) Behrens, and

(a)

the tubers originate in areas in which Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. is known not to occur; and

(b)

the tubers originate in areas in which Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen are known not to occur; or

(c)

in areas where Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen are known to occur, either:

(i)

the tubers originate from a place of production which has been found free from Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen based on an annual survey of host crops by visual inspection of host plants at appropriate times and by visual inspection both externally and by cutting of tubers after harvest from potato crops grown at the place of production, or

(ii)

the tubers after harvest have been randomly sampled and, either checked for the presence of symptoms after an appropriate method to induce symptoms, or laboratory tested, as well as inspected visually both externally and by cutting the tubers, at appropriate times and in all cases at the time of sealing of the packages or containers before marketing according to the provisions on sealing in Council Directive 2002/56/EC on the marketing of seed potatoes(1), and no symptoms of Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen have been found.

36.Plants, other than seeds, of Solanaceae, intended for planting, originating in any third country where Potato stolbur mycoplasm is known to occur.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 32 to 35, 37, 38, 60, 62, 64 and 68 to 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Potato stolbur mycoplasm have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
37.Plants of Solanaceae, other than tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. and seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L) Karsten ex Farw., originating in any third country where Potato spindle tuber viroid is known to occurWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 36, 38, 60, 62, 64 and 68 to 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Potato spindle tuber viroid have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
38.Plants, other than seeds, of Capsicum annuum L., Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., Musa L., Nicotiana L. or Solanum melongena L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36, 37, 68 and 69, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas which have been found free from Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.; or

(b)

that no symptoms of Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

39.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., other than those intended for planting, originating in any third country.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 32 to 34, the tubers shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate in an area or areas in which Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. is not known to occur.
40.Plants, other than seeds, of Humulus lupulus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke and Berthold and Verticillium dahliae Klebahn have been observed on hops at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
41.Plants, other than seeds, of Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul., Dianthus L. or Pelargonium L'Hérit. ex Ait., intended for planting, originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 42 to 44, 46 to 48, 50, 55, 60, 64 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Heliothis armigera Hübner or Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(b)

the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from the plant pests in paragraph (a).

42.Plants, other than seeds of Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul., Dianthus L. or Pelargonium L'Hérit. ex Ait., originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41, 43, 44, 46 to 48, 50, 55, 60, 64 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied by official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Spodoptera eridania Cramer, Spodoptera frugiperda Smith, or Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or.

(b)

the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from the plant pests in (a)

43.Plants, other than seeds, of Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul., intended for planting, originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41, 42, 48, 50, 55, 60, 64 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they are no more than third generation stock derived from material which has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during virological tests, or are directly derived from material of which a representative sample of at least 10% has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during an official inspection carried out at the time of flowering;

(b)

the plants or cuttings:

(i)

have come from premises which have been officially inspected at least monthly, during the three months prior to dispatch and on which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been observed during that period, and in the immediate vicinity of which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been known to have occurred during the three months prior to export; or

(ii)

have undergone appropriate treatment against Puccinia horiana Hennings; and

(c)

in the case of unrooted cuttings, no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola (Baker, Dimock and Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the plants from which the cuttings were derived, or that, in the case of rooted cuttings, no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola (Baker, Dimock and Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the rooting bed.

44.Plants, other than seeds, of Dianthus L., intended for planting, originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41, 42, 48, 50, 55, 60 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been derived in direct line from mother plants which have been found free from Erwinia chrysanthemi pv. dianthicola (Hellmers) Dickey, Pseudomonas caryophylli (Burkholder) Starr and Burkholder and Phialophora cinerescens (Wollenw.) Van Beyma on officially approved tests, carried out at least once within the two previous years; and

(b)

no symptoms of the plant pests in (a) have been observed on the plants.

45.Bulbs of Tulipa L. or Narcissus L., other than those for which there is evidence from their packaging, or from other means, that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involved in professional cut flower production, originating in any third country.The bulbs shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
46.Plants, other than seeds, of Pelargonium L'Hérit. ex Ait., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Tomato ringspot virus is known to occur and where Xiphinema americanum Cobb sensu lato (non European populations) or other vectors of Tomato ringspot virus are not known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41, 42 and 55, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they are directly derived from places of production known to be free from Tomato ringspot virus; or

(b)

they are no more than fourth generation stock, derived from mother plants found to be free from Tomato ringspot virus under an official approved system of virological testing.

47.Plants, other than seeds, of Pelargonium L'Hérit. ex Ait., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Tomato ringspot virus is known to occur and where Xiphinema americanum Cobb sensu lato (non European populations) or other vectors of Tomato ringspot virus are known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41 and 42, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they are directly derived from places of production known to be free from Tomato ringspot virus in the soil or plants; or

(b)

are of no more than second generation stock, derived from mother plants found to be free from Tomato ringspot virus under an officially approved system of virological testing.

48.

Plants of herbaceous species, other than:

  • bulbs,

  • corms,

  • plants of the family Gramineae,

  • rhizomes,

  • seeds, or

  • tubers,

intended for planting, originating in any third country where Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) or Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch) are known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41 to 44, 50, 55, 60, 62, 64 to 66, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they have been grown in nurseries and:

(a)

originate in an area, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch) in accordance with ISPM No. 4, and which is mentioned under the rubric “Additional declaration” on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export;

(b)

originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch) in accordance with ISPM No. 10, and which is mentioned under the rubric “Additional declaration” on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export, and declared free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch) on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export; or

(c)

immediately prior to export, have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch) and have been officially inspected and found free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch). Details of the treatment shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export.

49.Cut flowers of Dendranthema (DC.) Des. Moul., Dianthus L., Gypsophila L., Solidago L. or leafy vegetables of Apium graveolens L. or Ocimum L., originating in any third country

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60, 62, 64, 65, 70 and 71, the cut flowers and the leafy vegetables shall be accompanied by an official statement that they:

(a)

originate in a country free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch); or

(b)

immediately prior to their export, have been officially inspected and found free from Liriomyza sativae (Blanchard) and Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch)

50.

Plants of herbaceous species, other than:

  • bulbs,

  • corms,

  • plants of the family Gramineae,

  • rhizomes,

  • seeds, or

  • tubers,

intended for planting, originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41 to 44, 48, 55, 62, 65 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard), and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess);

(b)

no signs of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) have been observed at the place production, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to harvesting; or

(c)

immediately prior to export, the plants have been officially inspected and found free from Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) and have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess).

51.Plants with roots, planted or intended for planting, grown in the open air, originating in any third countryWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 60 to 65, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that the place of production is known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al., Globodera pallida (Stone) Behrens, Globodera rostochiensis (Wollenweber) Behrens and Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival.
52.

Soil or growing medium attached to or appears to have been in contact with plants, consisting in whole or in part of soil or solid organic substances such as parts of plants, humus including peat or bark or consisting in part of any solid inorganic substance, intended to sustain the vitality of the plants, originating in:

(a)

Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey or the Ukraine; or

(b)

any country outside Europe, other than Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Libya Morocco or Tunisia.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60 and 63 to 65, the material shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

at the time of planting it was:

(i)

free from soil and organic matter;

(ii)

found to be free from insects and harmful nematodes and subjected to appropriate examination or heat treatment or fumigation to ensure that it was free from other harmful organisms; or

(iii)

subjected to appropriate heat treatment or fumigation to ensure freedom from harmful organisms; and

(b)

since planting, either:

(i)

appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing material has been maintained free from harmful organisms, or

(ii)

within two weeks prior to dispatch; the plants were shaken free from the material leaving the minimum amount necessary to sustain vitality during transport, and, if replanted, the medium used for that purpose meets the requirements laid down in paragraph (a).

53.Plants, other than seeds, of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting, originating in any third country.Without prejudice to the requirements in item 54, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Beet curly top virus (non European isolates) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
54.Plants, other than seeds, of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting, originating in any third country where Beet leaf curl virus is known occur

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 53, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

Beet leaf curl virus has not been known to occur in the area or areas of production; and

(b)

no symptoms of Beet leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

55.

Plants,other than:

  • bulbs,

  • corms,

  • rhizomes,

  • seeds, or

  • tubers,

intended for planting, originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41 to 44, 46, 48, 50, 60, 61, 64 and 66, the plants shall be accompanied an official statement that they have been grown in nurseries and:

(a)

originate in an area or areas, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Thrips palmi Karny in accordance with ISPM No. 4, and which is or are mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “Additional Declaration”;

(b)

originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Thrips palmi Karny in accordance with ISPM No. 10, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “Additional declaration”, and declared free from Thrips palmi Karny on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export; or

(c)

immediately prior to export, have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Thrips palmi Karny and have been officially inspected and found free from Thrips palmi Karny. Details of the treatment shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export.

56.Cut flowers of Orchidaceae and fruits of Momordica L. or Solanum melongena L., originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60, the cut flowers and fruits shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country free from Thrips palmi Karny; or

(b)

immediately prior to their export, they have been officially inspected and found free from Thrips palmi Karny.

57.Plants, other than seeds, of Palmae, intended for planting, originating in any country outside Europe

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing mycoplasm and Cadang-Cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation;

(b)

no symptoms of Palm lethal yellowing mycoplasm and Cadang-Cadang viroid have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, and plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by the diseases have been rogued out at that place and the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to rid them of Myndus crudus Van Duzee; or

(c)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants were derived from plants which have met the requirements laid down in (a) or (b).

58.Plants of Camellia L., other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any country outside Europe

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in areas known to be free from Ciborinia camelliae Kohn; or

(b)

no symptoms of Ciborinia camelliae Kohn have been observed on plants in flower at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

59.Plants, other than seeds, of Fuchsia L., intended for planting, originating in the USA or BrazilWithout prejudice to the requirements in items 60, 61 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by official statement that no symptoms of Aculops fuchsiae Keifer have been observed at the place of production and that immediately prior to export the plants have been inspected and found free from Aculops fuchsiae Keifer.
60.Trees or shrubs, other than seeds or plants in tissue culture, intended for planting, originating in any third country other than a country in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 61 and 64, the trees or shrubs shall be accompanied by an official statement that they:

(a)

are free from plant debris and from flowers and fruits;

(b)

have been grown in nurseries; and

(c)

have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found to be free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

61.Deciduous trees or shrubs, other than seeds or plants in tissue culture, intended for planting, originating in any third country, other than a country in the Euro-Mediterranean area.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60 and 64, the trees or shrubs shall be accompanied by an official statement that the plants are dormant and free from leaves
62.Annual and biennial plants, other than Gramineae, other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any country other than a country in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36, 37, 48 to 51, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they

(a)

have been grown in nurseries;

(b)

are free from plant debris and from flowers and fruits; and

(c)

have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export, and

(i)

found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

(ii)

found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

63.Plants of the family Gramineae of ornamental perennial grasses of the subfamilies Bambusoideae, Panicoideae or of the genera Buchloe, Bouteloua Lag., Calamagrostis, Cortaderia Stapf., Glyceria R. Br., Hakonechloa Mak. ex Honda, Hystrix, Molinia, Phalaris L., Shibataea, Spartina Schreb., Stipa L. or Uniola L., other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any country other than a country in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Without prejudice to requirements in items 51, 52 and 64, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been grown in nurseries;

(b)

they are free from plant debris and from flowers and fruits; and

(c)

they have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export, and

(i)

found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

(ii)

found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

64.Naturally or artificially dwarfed plants, other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any country outside Europe.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 60 and 61, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

the plants, including those collected directly from natural habitats, shall have been grown, held and trained for at least two consecutive years prior to dispatch in officially registered nurseries, which are subject to an officially supervised control regime; and

(b)

the plants in the nurseries referred to in paragraph (a) shall at least during the period referred to in (a):

(i)

be potted, in pots which are placed on shelves at least 50 cm above ground;

(ii)

have been subjected to appropriate treatments to ensure freedom from non European rusts (the active ingredient, concentration and date of application of these treatments shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “disinfestation and/or disinfection treatment”);

(iii)

have been officially inspected at least six times a year at appropriate intervals for the presence of plant pests mentioned in the Schedules to this Order. These inspections, which shall also be carried out on plants in the immediate vicinity of the nurseries referred to in paragraph (a), shall be carried out at least by visual examination of each row in the field or nursery and by visual examination of all parts of the plant above the growing medium, using a random sample of at least 300 plants from a given genus where the number of plants of that genus is not more than 3,000 plants, or 10% of the plants if there are more than 3,000 plants from that genus;

(iv)

have been found free, in the inspections in paragraph (iii), from the relevant plant pests. Infested plants shall be removed. The remaining plants, where appropriate, shall be effectively treated, and in addition shall be held for an appropriate period and inspected to ensure freedom from such plant pests;

(v)

have been planted in either an unused artificial growing medium or in a natural growing medium which has been treated by fumigation or by appropriate heat treatment and examined afterwards and found free of any plant pests; and

(vi)

have been kept under conditions which ensure that the growing medium has been maintained free from plant pests and within two weeks prior to dispatch, have been:

(aa)

shaken and washed with clean water to remove the original growing medium and kept bare rooted; or

(bb)

shaken and washed with clean water to remove the original growing medium and replanted in growing medium which meets the conditions laid down in paragraph (v); or

(cc)

subjected to appropriate treatments to ensure that the growing medium is free from plant pests (the active ingredient, concentration and date of application of these treatments shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “disinfestation and/or disinfection treatment”); and

(c)

the plants at the nurseries referred to in paragraph (a) shall be packed in closed containers which have been officially sealed and bear the registration number of the registered nursery, which number shall also be indicated under the rubric “additional declaration” on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export enabling the consignments to be identified.

65.Herbaceous perennial plants, other than seeds, intended for planting, of the families Caryophyllaceae (except Dianthus L.), Compositae (except Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul.), Cruciferae, Leguminosae or Rosaceae (except Fragaria L.), originating in any third country other than a country in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 48 to 52, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that they:

(a)

have been grown in nurseries;

(b)

are free from plant debris and from flowers and fruits; and

(c)

have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export, and

(i)

found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

(ii)

either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms.

66.Plants of herbaceous species and plants of Ficus L. or Hibiscus L., other than bulbs, corms, rhizomes, seeds or tubers, intended for planting, originating in any country outside Europe.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 41 to 44, 48, 50, 55, 61, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country, as being free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) in accordance with ISPM No. 4, and which is or are mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “Additional declaration”;

(b)

they originate in a place of production, established in the country of export by the national plant protection organisation in that country as being free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) in accordance with the ISPM No. 10, and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “Additional declaration”, and declared free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) on official inspections carried out at least once each three weeks during the nine weeks prior to export; or

(c)

in cases where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) has been found at the place of production, are held or produced in this place of production and have undergone an appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) and subsequently this place of production shall have been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) as a consequence of the implementation of appropriate procedures aiming at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations), in both official inspections carried out weekly during the nine weeks prior to export and in monitoring procedures throughout that period. Details of the treatment shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export.

67.Cut flowers of Aster spp., Eryngium L., Gypsophila L., Hypericum L., Lisianthus L., Rosa L., Solidago L., Trachelium L., or leafy vegetables of Ocimum L., originating in any country outside Europe.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 70 and 71, the flowers or leafy vegetables shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations); or

(b)

immediately prior to their export, they have been officially inspected and found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations).

68.Plants of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any third country where Tomato yellow leaf curl virus is known to occur and where Bemisia tabaci Genn. is not known to occur.Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36 to 38, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus have been observed on the plants.
69.Plants of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., other than seeds, intended for planting, originating in any third country where Tomato yellow leaf curl virus is known to occur and where Bemisia tabaci Genn. is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36 to 38, 70 and 71, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no symptoms of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus have been observed on the plants; and

(i)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn.; or

(ii)

the place of production has been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export; or

(b)

no symptoms of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production and the place of production has been subjected to an appropriate treatment and monitoring regime to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn..

70.

Plants, other than seeds, bulbs, tubers, corms or rhizomes, intended for planting, originating in any third country where the following relevant plant pests are known to occur:

  • bean golden mosaic virus,

  • cowpea mild mottle virus,

  • lettuce infectious yellows virus,

  • pepper mild tigré virus,

  • squash leaf curl virus, or

  • other viruses transmitted by Bemisia tabaci Genn., and where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) or other vectors of the relevant plant pests are not known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36, 37, 48, 49, 53, 54 and 65 to 69, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of the relevant plant pests in column 2 have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation.
71.

Plants, other than seeds, tubers, corms, or rhizomes, intended for planting, originating in any third country where the following relevant plant pests are known to occur:

  • bean golden mosaic virus,

  • cowpea mild mottle virus,

  • lettuce infectious yellows virus,

  • pepper mild tigré virus,

  • squash leaf curl virus, or

  • other viruses transmitted by Bemisia tabaci Genn.,and where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non European populations) or other vectors of the relevant plant pests are known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 36, 37, 48, 49, 53, 54 and 65 to 69, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of the plant pests have been observed on the plants during an adequate period, and

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. and other vectors of the plant pests;

(b)

the place of production has been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. and other vectors of the relevant plant pests on official inspections carried out at appropriate times; or

(c)

the plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn..

72.Seeds of Helianthus annuus L., originating in any third country

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in area or areas known to be free from Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl. and de Toni; or

(b)

other than those that have been produced on varieties resistant to all races of Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl. and de Toni present in the area of production, they have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl and de Toni.

73.Seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., originating in any third country.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that they have been obtained by means of an appropriate acid extraction method and:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas where Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. michiganensis (Smith) Davis et al. Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (Doidge) Dye and potato spindle tuber viroid are not known to occur;

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by those plant pests have been observed on the plants at the place of production during their complete cycle of vegetation; or

(c)

they have been subjected to official testing for at least those plant pests, on a representative sample and using appropriate methods, and have been found free from those plant pests.

74.Seeds of Medicago sativa L., originating in any third country.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 75, the seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that

(a)

no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation and that no Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev has been revealed by laboratory tests on a representative sample; or

(b)

fumigation has taken place prior to export.

75.Seeds of Medicago sativa L., originating in any third country where Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. insidiosus Davis et al. is known to occur.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 74, the seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus Davis et al. has not been known to occur on the farm or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last 10 years;

(b)

either:

(i)

the crop belongs to a variety recognised as being highly resistant to Clavibacter michiganensis subsp.. insidiosus Davis et al.;

(ii)

it had not yet started its fourth complete cycle of vegetation from sowing when the seed was harvested, and there was not more than one preceding seed harvest from the crop; or

(iii)

the content of inert matter which has been determined in accordance with the rules applicable for the certification of seed marketed in the Community, does not exceed 0.1 % by weight;

(c)

no symptoms of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus (McCulloch) Davis et al. have been observed at the place of production, or on any Medicago sativa L. crop adjacent to it, during the last complete cycle of vegetation or, where appropriate, the last two cycles of vegetation; and

(d)

the crop has been grown on land on which no previous Medicago sativa L. crop has been present during the last three years prior to sowing.

76.Seeds of Oryza sativa L., originating in any third country.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been officially tested by appropriate nematological tests and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie; or

(b)

they have been subjected to an appropriate hot water treatment or other appropriate treatment against Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie.

77.Seeds of Phaseolus L., originating in any third country.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in a country known to be free from Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli (Smith) Dye; or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli (Smith) Dye.

78.Seeds of Zea mays L., originating in any third country.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Erwinia stewartii (Smith) Dye; or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Erwinia stewartii (Smith) Dye.

79.Seeds of the genera Triticum, Secale or X Triticosecale from Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, the USA or Iran where Tilletia indica Mitra is known to occurThe seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that they originate in an area or areas where Tilletia indica Mitra is known not to occur. The name of the area or areas shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export
80.Grain of the genera Triticum, Secale or X Triticosecale from Afghanistan, India, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa, the USA or Iran where Tilletia indica Mitra is known to occur.

The grain shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

it originates in an area or areas where Tilletia indica Mitra is known not to occur. The name of the area or areas shall be mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “place or origin”; or

(b)

no symptoms of Tilletia indica Mitra have been observed on the plants at the place of production during their last complete cycle of vegetation and representative samples of the grain have been taken both at the time of harvest and before shipment and have been tested and found free from Tilletia indica Mitra which shall be evidenced by a statement “tested and found free from Tilletia indica Mitra on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re export under the rubric “name of produce.

PART BRelevant material, from another part of the European Community, which may only be landed in or moved within Scotland if special requirements are satisfied

(1)

(2)

(3)

Item

Description of relevant material

Requirements of landing

1.Plants, other than seeds, of Pinus L., intended for planting.Without prejudice to the requirements in item 2, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Scrirrhia pini Funk and Parker have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
2.Plants, other than seeds, of Abies Mill., Larix Mill., Picea A. Dietr., Pinus L., Pseudotsuga Carr. or Tsuga Carr., intended for planting.Without prejudice to the requirements in item 1, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
3.Plants, other than seeds, of Populus L., intended for planting.The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
4.Plants, other than seeds, of Castanea Mill. or Quercus L., intended for planting.

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) Barr; or

(b)

no symptoms of Cryphonectria parasitica (Murrill) Barr have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

5.Plants, other than seeds, of Platanus L., intended for planting

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani Walter; or

(b)

no symptoms of Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani Walter have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

6.Plants, other than seeds, of Amelanchier Med., Chaenomeles Lindl., Cotoneaster Ehrh., Crataegus L., Cydonia Mill., Eriobotrya Lindl., Malus Mill., Mespilus L., Photinia davidiana (Dcne.) Cardot, Pyracantha Roem., Pyrus L. or Sorbus L., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 10 and 12, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in zones recognised as being free from Erwinia amylovora (Burr.) Winsl. et al.; or

(b)

the plants in the field of production or in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms of Erwinia amylovora (Burr.) Winsl. et al., have been rogued out.

7.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf.

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al., Phoma tracheiphila (Petri) Kanchaveli and Gikashvili, Citrus vein enation woody gall and Citrus tristeza virus (European strains);

(b)

they derive from a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected to official individual testing for, at least, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) and Citrus vein enation woody gall, and have been growing permanently in an insect proof glasshouse or in an isolated cage on which no symptoms of Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al., Phoma tracheiphila (Petri) Kanchaveli and Gikashvili, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) and Citrus vein enation woody gall have been observed; or

(c)

they:

(i)

have been derived from a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected to official individual testing for, at least, Citrus vein enation woody gall and Citrus tristeza virus (European strains), and has been found free from Citrus tristeza virus (European strains), and certified free from, at least, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) in official individual tests, and

(ii)

have been inspected and no symptoms of Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al., Phoma tracheiphila (Petri) Kanchaveli and Gikashvili, Citrus vein enation woody gall or Citrus tristeza virus have been observed since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

8.Plants of Araceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae, Persea spp. or Strelitziaceae, rooted or with growing medium attached or which appear to have been in contact with growing medium.

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no contamination by Radopholus similis (Cobb) Thorne has been observed at the place of production, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(b)

soil and roots from suspected plants have been subjected since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation to official nematological testing for at least Radopholus similis (Cobb) Thorne and have been found free from that plant pest.

9.Plants, other than seeds, of Fragaria L., Prunus L. or Rubus L., intended for planting

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 11 and 13, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from the following plant pests–

(i)

on Fragaria L.

  • Phytophthora fragariae Hickman var. fragariae,

  • Arabis mosaic virus,

  • Raspberry ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry crinkle virus,

  • Strawberry latent ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry mild yellow edge virus,

  • Tomato black ring virus,

  • Xanthomonas fragariae Kennedy and King;

(ii)

on Prunus L.

  • Apricot chlorotic leaf roll mycoplasm,

  • Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni (Smith) Dye;

(iii)

on Prunus persica (L.) Batsch:

  • Pseudomonas syringae pv. persicae (Prunier et al.) Young et al.; and

  • on Rubus L.:

  • Arabis mosaic virus,

  • Raspberry ringspot virus,

  • Strawberry latent ringspot virus,

  • Tomato black ring virus; or

(d)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the plant pests in sub paragraph (a) have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

10.Plants, other than seeds, of Cydonia Mill. or Pyrus L., intended for planting

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 6, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Pear decline mycoplasm; or

(b)

the plants at the place of production and its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by Pear decline mycoplasm, have been rogued out at that place within the last three complete cycles of vegetation.

11.Plants, other than seeds, of Fragaria L., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 9, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie;

(b)

no symptoms of Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(c)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants have been derived from plants complying with sub paragraph (b) or have been officially tested by appropriate nematological methods and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie.

12.Plants, other than seeds, of Malus Mill., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 6, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Apple proliferation mycoplasm; or

(b)

other than those raised from seed, the plants:

(i)

have been officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest; or

(ii)

have been derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, at least once, within the last six complete cycles of vegetation, to official testing for, at least, Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest; and

(c)

no symptoms of diseases caused by Apple proliferation mycoplasm have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation.

13.

Plants, other than seeds, of the following species of Prunus L., intended for planting:

  • Prunus amygdalus Batsch,

  • Prunus armeniaca L.,

  • Prunus blireiana Andre,

  • Prunus brigantina Vill.,

  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.,

  • Prunus cistena Hansen,

  • Prunus curdica Fenzl and Fritsch.,

  • Prunus domestica ssp domestica L.,

  • Prunus domestica ssp insititia (L.) C K Schneid,

  • Prunus domestica ssp italica (Borkh.) Hegi.,

  • Prunus glandulosa Thunb.,

  • Prunus holosericea Batal.,

  • Prunus hortulana Bailey,

  • Prunus japonica Thunb.,

  • Prunus mandshurica (Maxim) Koehne,

  • Prunus maritima Marsh.,

  • Prunus mume Sieb. and Zucc.,

  • Prunus nigra Ait.,

  • Prunus persica (L) Batsch,

  • Prunus salicina L.,

  • Prunus sibirica L.,

  • Prunus simonii Carr.,

  • Prunus spinosa L.,

  • Prunus tomentosa Thunb.,

  • Prunus triloba Lindl., or

  • other species of Prunus L. susceptible to Plum pox virus.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 9, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Plum pox virus, or

(b)

other than those raised from seed, the plants:

(i)

have been officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for, at least, Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest; or

(ii)

have been derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free from that plant pest;

(c)

no symptoms of disease caused by Plum pox virus have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation; and

(d)

plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms of disease caused by other viruses or virus-like pathogens, have been rogued out.

14.Plants, other than fruit or seeds, of Vitis L.The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Grapevine flavescence dorée MLO or Xylophilus ampelinus (Panagopoulos) Willems et al. have been observed on the mother-stock plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last two complete cycles of vegetation.
15.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 16, the tubers shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

the Community provisions to combat Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival have been complied with;

(b)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al. or the Community provisions to combat Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et a.. have been complied with;

(c)

they originate from a field known to be free from Globodera rostochiensis (Wollenweber) Behrens and Globodera pallida (Stone) Behrens;

(d)

they originate in an area or areas in which Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.:

(i)

is known not to occur; or

(ii)

is known to occur, and the tubers originate from a place of production found free from Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. or considered to be free of Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. as a consequence of the implementation of an appropriate procedure aimed at eradicating Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.; and

(e)

they originate in an area or areas in which Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen are known not to occur, or in an area or areas where Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen are known to occur and:

(i)

they originate from a place of production which has been found free from Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) and Meloidogyne fallax Karssen based on an annual survey of host crops by visual inspection of host plants at appropriate times and by visual inspection both externally and by cutting of tubers after harvest from potato crops grown at the place of production; or

(ii)

the tubers after harvest have been randomly sampled, and either checked for the presence of symptoms after an appropriate method to induce symptoms or laboratory tested, as well as inspected visually both externally and by cutting the tubers, at appropriate times and in all cases at the time of sealing of the packages or containers before marketing according to the provisions on sealing in Council Directive 2002/56/EC on the marketing of seed potatoes(2), and no symptoms of Meloidogyne chitwoodi Golden et al. (all populations) or Meloidogyne fallax Karssen have been found

16.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L, intended for planting, other than tubers of those varieties accepted in one or more member States pursuant to Council Directive 2002/53/EC on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species(3).

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 15, the tubers shall be accompanied by an official statement that they:

(a)

belong to advanced selections with such a statement being indicated in an appropriate way on the document accompanying the relevant tubers;

(b)

have been produced within the Community; and

(c)

have been derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected within the Community to official quarantine testing in accordance with appropriate methods and has been found, in these tests, to be free from harmful organisms.

17.Plants of stolon- or tuber-forming species of Solanum L., intended for planting, other than those tubers of Solanum tuberosum L specified in column 2 of items 15 and 16, and other than culture maintenance material being stored in gene banks or genetic stock collections in item 18.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 20:

(a)

the plants shall have been held under quarantine conditions and shall have been found free of any plant pests in quarantine testing which shall:

(i)

be supervised by the responsible official body of the Member State concerned and executed by scientifically trained staff of that organisation or of any officially approved body;

(ii)

be executed at a site provided with appropriate facilities sufficient to contain plant pests and maintain the material including indicator plants in such a way as to eliminate any risk of spreading plant pests;

(iii)

be executed on each unit of the material:

(aa)

by visual examination at regular intervals during the full length of at least one vegetative cycle, having regard to the type of material and its stage of development during the testing programme, for symptoms caused by any plant pests; and

(bb)

by testing:

  • in the case of all potato material at least for:

  • Andean potato latent virus,

  • Arracacha virus B. oca strain,

  • Potato black ringspot virus,

  • Potato spindle tuber viroid,

  • Potato virus T,

  • Andean potato mottle virus,

  • common potato viruses A, M, S, V, X and Y (including Y°, Yn and Yc) and Potato leaf roll virus,

  • Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al.,

  • Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.;

  • in the case of true seed of potato at least for the viruses and viroid listed above; and

(iv)

by appropriate testing on any other symptom observed in the visual examination in order to identify the plant pests having caused such symptoms;

(b)

material, if any, which has not been found free, under the testing referred to in sub paragraph (a) from plant pests specified in that sub paragraph shall be immediately destroyed or subjected to procedures which eliminate the plant pest or pests; and

(c)

each organisation or research body holding this material shall inform their official Member State Plant Protection Organisation of the material held.

18.Plants of stolon, or tuber-forming species of Solanum L., intended for planting, being stored in gene banks or genetic stock collectionsEach organisation or research body holding such material shall inform their official Member State Plant Protection Organisation of the material held
19.Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., other than those mentioned in column 2 of items 15 to 18

There shall be evidence by a registration number put on the packaging, or in the case of loose loaded potatoes transported in bulk, on the vehicle transporting the potatoes, that the potatoes have been grown by an officially registered producer, or originate from officially registered collective storage or dispatching centres located in the area of production, indicating that the tubers are free from Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. and that:

(a)

the Community provisions to combat Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival; and

(b)

where appropriate, the Community provisions to combat Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al.

are complied with.

20.Plants, other than seeds, of Solanaceae, intended for planting, other than plants mentioned in column 2 of items 18 or 19

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 15 to 17, 21 and 31, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Potato stolbur mycoplasm; or

(b)

no symptoms of Potato stolbur mycoplasm have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

21.Plants, other than seeds, of Capsicum annuum L., Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., Musa L., Nicotiana L. or Solanum melongena L., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 20, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas which have been found free from Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.; or

(b)

no symptoms of Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

22.Plants, other than seeds, of Humulus lupulus L. intended for planting.The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke and Berthold or Verticillium dahliae Klebahn have been observed on hops at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
23.Plants, other than seeds, of Dendranthema (DC) Des Moul., Dianthus L. or Pelargonium l'Hérit ex Ait., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 24, 25 and 27, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Heliothis armigera Hubner, or Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(b)

they have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from these pests.

24.Plants, other than seeds, of Dendranthema (DC) Des Moul., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 23 and 27, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they are no more than third generation stock derived from material which has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during virological tests, or are directly derived from material of which a representative sample of at least 10% has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during an official inspection carried out at the time of flowering;

(b)

they or cuttings have come from premises:

(i)

which have been officially inspected at least monthly, during the three months prior to dispatch and on which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been observed during that period, and in the immediate vicinity of which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been known to have occurred during the three months prior to marketing; or

(ii)

the consignment has undergone appropriate treatment against Puccinia horiana Hennings; and

(c)

in the case of unrooted cuttings no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola (Baker, Dimock and Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the plants from which the cuttings were derived, or that, in the case of rooted cuttings, no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola (Baker, Dimock and Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or the rooting bed.

25.Plants, other than seeds, of Dianthus L., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 23 and 27, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they have been derived in direct line from mother plants which have been found free from Erwinia chrysanthemi pv. dianthicola (Hellmers) Dickey, Pseudomonas caryophylli (Burkholder) Starr and Burkholder and Phialophora cinerescens (Wollenw.) van Beyma on officially approved tests carried out at least once within the two previous years; and

(b)

no symptoms of these plants pests have been observed on the plants.

26.Bulbs of Tulipa L. or Narcissus L., other than those for which there is evidence from their packaging, or from other means, that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involved in professional cut flower production.The bulbs shall be accompanied by an official statement that no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.
27.

Plants of herbaceous species intended for planting, other than:

  • bulbs,

  • corms,

  • plants of the family Gramineae

  • rhizomes,

  • seeds, or

  • tubers.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 23 to 25 and 31, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess);

(b)

no signs of Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) or Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) have been observed at the place of production, or on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to harvesting; or

(c)

immediately prior to marketing, the plants have been officially inspected and found free from Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) and have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess).

28.Plants with roots, planted or intended for planting, grown in the open air.There shall be evidence that the place of production is known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al., Globodera pallida (Stone) Behrens, Globodera rostochiensis (Wollenweber) Behrens and Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival.
29.Plants, other than seeds, of Beta vulgaris L, intended for planting.

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in area or areas known to be free from Beet leaf curl virus; or

(b)

Beet leaf curl virus has not been known to occur in the area of production and no symptoms of Beet leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

30.Seeds of Helianthus annuus L.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in areas known to be free from Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl. and de Toni; or

(b)

other than those seeds that have been produced on varieties resistant to all races of Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl. and de Toni present in the area of production, they have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Plasmopara halstedii (Farlow) Berl. and de Toni.

31.Plants, other than seeds, of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw., intended for planting.

Without prejudice to the requirements in items 20 and 27, the plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in areas known to be free from Tomato yellow leaf curl virus;

(b)

no symptoms of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus have been observed on the plants, and

(i)

the plants originate in an area or areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn.; or

(ii)

the place of production has been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export; or

(c)

no symptoms of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production and the place of production has been subjected to an appropriate treatment and monitoring regime to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn.

32.Seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum (L.) Karsten ex Farw.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that they have been obtained by means of an appropriate acid extraction method, and:

(a)

the seeds originate in an area or areas where Clavibacter michiganensis subsp michiganensis (Smith) Davis et al. or Xanthomonas campestris pv. vesicatoria (Doidge) Dye are not known to occur;

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by those plant pests have been observed on the plants at the place of production during their last complete cycle of vegetation; or

(c)

the seeds have been subjected to official testing for at least those plant pests, on a representative sample and using appropriate methods, and have been found to be free from those plant pests.

33.Seeds of Medicago sativa L.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 34, the seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation and that no Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kühn) Filipjev has been revealed by laboratory tests on a representative sample; or

(b)

fumigation has taken place prior to marketing.

34.Seeds of Medicago sativa L.

Without prejudice to the requirements in item 33, the seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement:

(a)

that they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus (McCulloch) Davis et al.; or

(b)

that:

(i)

Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus (McCulloch) Davis et al. has not been known to occur on the farm or in the immediate vicinity since the beginning of the past 10 years, and

(aa)

the crop belongs to a variety recognised as being highly resistant to Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus (McCulloch) Davis et al.,

(bb)

it had not yet started its fourth complete cycle of vegetation from sowing when the seed was harvested, and there was not more than one preceding seed harvest from the crop; or

(cc)

the content of inert matter which has been determined in accordance with the rules applicable for certification of seed marketed in the Community, does not exceed 0.1 % by weight;

(ii)

no symptoms of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. insidiosus (McCulloch) Davis et al. have been observed at the place of production or on any Medicago sativa L. crop adjacent to it, during the last complete cycle of vegetation or, where appropriate, the last two cycles of vegetation; and

(iii)

the crop has been grown on land on which no previous Medicago sativa L crop has been present during the last three years prior to sowing.

35.Seeds of Phaseolus L.

The seeds shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli (Smith) Dye; or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Xanthomonas campestris pv. phaseoli (Smith) Dye.

36.Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle or Poncirus Raf.The packaging, any label attached to the packaging or any document normally used for trade purposes which accompanies the consignment shall bear an appropriate origin mark (which may be a reference to the name of the country of origin).

PART CRelevant material which may only be landed in or moved within Scotland (as a protected zone) if special requirements are satisfied

(1)

(2)

(3)

Item

Description of relevant material

Requirements of landing

1.Unrooted cuttings of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd., intended for planting.

The cuttings shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations);

(b)

no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) have been observed on the cuttings or on the plants from which the cuttings are derived and which are held or produced at the place of production on official inspections carried out at least each three weeks during the whole production period of these plants at the place of production; or

(c)

in cases where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) has been found at the place of production the cuttings and the plants from which the cuttings are derived and which are held or produced in this place of production have undergone an appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) and subsequently this place of production shall have been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) as a consequence of the implementation of appropriate procedures aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations), in both official inspections carried out weekly during the three weeks prior to the movement from this place of production and in monitoring procedures throughout this period. The last inspection of the above weekly inspections shall be carried out immediately prior to movement.

2.

Plants of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd., intended planting, other than:

  • seeds,

  • those for which there is evidence from their packing or their flower (or bract) development or from other means that they are intended for sale to final customers not involved in professional plant production, or

  • those specified in item 1.

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations);

(b)

no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European) populations) have been observed on plants at the place of production on official inspections carried out at least once each three weeks during the nine weeks prior to marketing; or

(c)

in cases where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) has been found at the place of production, the plants, held or produced in this place of production have undergone an appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) and subsequently this place of production shall have been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) as a consequence of the implementation of appropriate procedures aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations), in both official inspections carried out weekly during the three weeks prior to the movement from this place of production and in monitoring procedures throughout this period. The last inspection of the above weekly inspections shall be carried out immediately prior to movement; and

(d)

evidence is available that they have been produced from cuttings which:

(i)

originate in an area or areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations);

(ii)

have been grown at a place of production where no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) have been observed on official inspections carried out at least once each three weeks during the whole production period of these plants; or

(iii)

in cases where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) has been found at the place of production, have been grown on plants held or produced in this place of production having undergone an appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) and subsequently this place of production shall have been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) as a consequence of the implementation of appropriate procedures aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations), in both official inspections carried out weekly during the three weeks prior to the movement from this place of production and on monitoring procedures throughout this period. The last inspection of the above weekly inspections shall be carried out immediately prior to movement.

3.Plants, other than seeds, tubers or corms, of Begonia L., intended for planting; or Ficus L, or Hibiscus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, other than those for which there is evidence from their packing or their flower development or from other means that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involved in professional plant production

The plants shall be accompanied by an official statement that:

(a)

they originate in an area or areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations);

(b)

no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) have been by observed on plants at the place of production on official inspections carried out at least once each three weeks during the nine weeks prior to marketing; or

(c)

in cases where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) has been found at the place of production, the plants held or produced in this place of production have undergone an appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European population) and subsequently this place of production shall have been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations) as a consequence of the implementation of appropriate procedures aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. (European populations), in both official inspections carried out weekly during the three weeks prior to the movement from this place of production and in monitoring procedures throughout this period. The last inspection of the above weekly inspections shall be carried out immediately prior to movement.

(1)

O.J. No. L 193, 20.7.02, p.60; to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(2)

O.J. No. L 193, 20.7.2002, p.60, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

(3)

O.J. No. L 193, 20.7.2002, p.1; amended by the Act concering the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic and the adjustments to the Treaties on which the European Union is founded, O.J. No. L 236, 23.9.2003, p 820, 828 and 910; there are other amending instruments but they are not relevant to this Order.

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