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The Beet Seed (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Seed Categories

    4. 4.Seed to which the Regulations apply

  3. PART II

    1. 5.Definition of marketing

    2. 6.Marketing of seed

    3. 7.General exemptions

    4. 8.Exception for scientific purposes or selection work

    5. 9.Exception for test and trial seed

    6. 10.Exception for Conservation Varieties

    7. 11.Marketing of officially certified lower germination seed

    8. 12.Marketing of early movement seed

    9. 13.Requirement for homogeneity

    10. 14.Marketing of unpacketed seed

  4. PART III

    1. 15.Official certificates

    2. 16.Breeder’s confirmations

    3. 17.Sampling

  5. PART IV

    1. 18.Sealing of packages of seed

    2. 19.Labelling of packages of seed

  6. PART V

    1. 20.Comparative tests and trials

    2. 21.Civil liabilities of sellers of seed

    3. 22.Service of notices

    4. 23.Written and electronic communication

    5. 24.Amendment to the Seeds (Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2007

    6. 25.Revocations and supplementary provisions

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. PART I SPECIES OF SEED TO WHICH THE REGULATIONS APPLY

      2. PART II CATEGORIES OF SEED THAT MAY BE MARKETED

        1. 1.Breeder’s Seed

        2. 2.Pre-Basic Seed

        3. 3.Basic Seed

        4. 4.Certified Seed

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      OFFICIAL CERTIFICATES AND BREEDER’S CONFIRMATIONS

      1. PART I OFFICIAL CERTIFICATES

        1. 1.Applications for seed harvested in the United Kingdom

        2. 2.When applications will be refused

        3. 3.When applications may be refused

        4. 4.Applications for seed harvested in an EEA State or third country

      2. PART II BREEDER’S CONFIRMATIONS

        1. 5.Applications

        2. 6.When applications will be refused

        3. 7.When applications may be refused

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      PARTICULARS TO BE SPECIFIED IN AN OFFICIAL CERTIFICATE OR A BREEDER’S CONFIRMATION

      1. 1.Particulars to be specified in an official certificate

      2. 2.Particulars to be specified in a breeder’s confirmation

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REQUIREMENTS FOR PRE-BASIC SEED, BASIC SEED, CERTIFIED SEED AND SEED OF A CONSERVATION VARIETY

      1. PART I CONDITIONS RELATING TO CROPS FROM WHICH SEED IS OBTAINED

        1. 1.Methods of ascertaining whether crop requirements are met

        2. 2.Varietal identity and varietal purity

        3. 3.Crop inspection

        4. 4.Previous cropping

        5. 5.Isolation distances – minimum distances

      2. PART II CONDITIONS RELATING TO BASIC SEED, CERTIFIED SEED AND SEED OF A CONSERVATION VARIETY

        1. 6.Varietal identity and varietal purity

        2. 7.State of health of seed

        3. 8.Standard of germination, analytical purity and content of seed of other plant species

        4. 9.Beet seed may not be introduced into areas recognised as...

      3. PART III OFFICIAL EXAMINATIONS USED TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER A CROP OR SEED LOT MEETS THE CONDITIONS RELATING TO BASIC SEED, CERTIFIED SEED AND SEED OF A CONSERVATION VARIETY

        1. 10.Methods for official examinations

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MAXIMUM WEIGHT OF A SEED LOT AND MINIMUM WEIGHT OF A SUBMITTED SAMPLE

      1. 1.Maximum weight of a seed lot

      2. 2.Minimum weight of a submitted sample of seed

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      1. PART I GENERAL

        1. 1.Method of referring to species of seed

        2. 2.Method of referring to varieties of seed

      2. PART II LABELS

        1. 3.Label for a package of Breeder’s Seed

        2. 4.Official label for a package of Pre-Basic Seed

        3. 5.Official label for a package of Basic Seed or Certified Seed

        4. 6.Official label for a package of test and trial seed

        5. 7.Official label for a package of seed of a Conservation Variety

        6. 8.Labels for packages of lower germination seed

        7. 9.Labels for packages of early movement seed

        8. 10.Inner labels for packages of Pre-Basic Seed, Basic Seed, Certified Seed, lower germination seed, early movement seed and seed in respect of which a breeder’s confirmation has been issued

      3. PART III SMALL EC PACKAGES

        1. 11.Label for a small EC package of Pre-Basic Seed, Basic Seed or Certified Seed

      4. PART IV PARTICULARS TO BE MARKED OR DISPLAYED ON THE SALE OF UNPACKETED SEED

        1. 12.Particulars to be marked or displayed on the sale of unpacketed seed

      5. PART V INFORMATION IN RESPECT OF SEED IMPORTED FROM COUNTRIES WHICH ARE NOT EEA STATES IN PACKAGES EXCEEDING 2 KILOGRAMS NET WEIGHT

        1. 13.Information to be supplied in respect of seed imported from a country which is not an EEA State in a package exceeding 2 kilograms net weight

      6. PART VI PRINTING OF SPECIFIED MATTERS ON PACKAGES (WHOLE BAG LABELLING)

        1. 14.Packages sealed in Scotland — individual serial numbers

        2. 15.Packages sealed in Scotland — printing or stamping

        3. 16.Packages sealed in Scotland — particulars to be included in the printing or stamp

        4. 17.Seed packages sealed in the United Kingdom but not in Scotland, or in an EEA State other than the United Kingdom

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      LIMITS OF VARIATION

      1. FOR GERMINATION OR FOR CLUSTERS WITH A SINGLE SEEDLING

      2. ANALYTICAL PURITY

      3. CONTENTS OF SEEDS OF OTHER SPECIES

      4. CLUSTERS WITH THREE OR MORE SEEDLINGS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      REVOCATIONS

  8. Explanatory Note

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