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The Seed Potatoes (Scotland) Regulations 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II

    1. 3.Seed potatoes which may be marketed

    2. 4.General provisions on the marketing of seed potatoes

    3. 5.Marketing requirements – test and trial seed potatoes

    4. 6.Marketing requirements – scientific and selection seed potatoes

    5. 7.Marketing requirements – conservation varieties

  4. PART III

    1. 8.Certification and grading

    2. 9.Official examinations to be performed prior to marketing

  5. PART IV

    1. 10.Labelling of seed potatoes

    2. 11.Sealing of packages

    3. 12.Particulars of sale

    4. 13.Retail sales of seed potatoes

  6. PART V

    1. 14.Enforcement – powers of examination and production

    2. 15.Enforcement – crop inspection report, applicable Union grade and official label

    3. 16.Enforcement –disease control measures and compliance

  7. PART VI

    1. 17.Sampling of seed potatoes

    2. 18.Information regarding seed potatoes

    3. 19.Service of notices

    4. 20.Imports from outside EU

    5. 21.Exemptions

    6. 22.Consequential amendments

    7. 23.Extension and modification of provisions of the Act

    8. 24.Revocations

  8. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CONDITIONS FOR CERTIFICATION AND GRADING OF SCOTTISH SEED POTATOES

      1. PART I General

        1. 1.On receipt of an application for certification of any crop...

        2. 2.A crop inspection report must contain the following particulars—

        3. 3.An authorised officer may only issue a crop inspection report...

        4. 4.An authorised officer may only issue a crop inspection report...

        5. 5.(1) An authorised officer may only issue a crop inspection...

      2. PART II Pre-basic seed potatoes

        1. 6.An authorised officer may only certify seed potatoes as pre-basic...

        2. 7.An authorised officer may not certify seed potatoes as pre-basic...

        3. 8.An authorised officer may not determine the seed potatoes as...

        4. 9.An authorised officer may not determine the seed potatoes as...

      3. PART III Basic seed potatoes

        1. 10.An authorised officer may only certify seed potatoes as basic...

        2. 11.An authorised officer may not certify seed potatoes as basic...

        3. 12.An authorised officer may not determine the seed potatoes as...

      4. PART IV Test and trial seed potatoes

        1. 13.An authorised officer may only certify seed potatoes as test...

        2. 14.An authorised officer may not certify seed potatoes as test...

        3. 15.An authorised officer may not certify any seed potatoes as...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CERTIFICATION AND GRADING: SOURCE MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS, OTHER REQUIREMENTS AND TOLERANCES

      1. 1.In this Schedule.— (a) Table I sets out the applicable...

      2. 2.The percentages specified in column 4 of Tables I and...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REQUIREMENTS AS TO VARIETAL PURITY AND SIZE

      1. 1.Requirements as to varietal purity and size

      2. 2.Union grade PBTC

      3. 3.Union grade PB

      4. 4.Union grade S, SE, E and test and trial seed potatoes

      5. 5.Seed potatoes produced outside Scotland

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PARTICULARS TO BE PROVIDED IN RESPECT OF SEED POTATOES PRODUCED OUTSIDE THE EUROPEAN UNION

      1. 1.Species

      2. 2.Variety

      3. 3.Category

      4. 4.Country of production and inspection authority

      5. 5.Country of despatch

      6. 6.Importer

      7. 7.Quantity of seed potatoes

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      OFFICIAL LABELS

      1. 1.Pre-basic seed potatoes

      2. 2.Basic seed potatoes

      3. 3.Test and trial seed potatoes

      4. 4.The size stated in accordance with paragraphs 1(2)(c), 2(2)(c) and...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      TOLERANCES FOR DISEASES, PESTS, DAMAGE AND DEFECTS

      1. 1.Tolerances

      2. 2.Individual tolerances

      3. 3.Group tolerances

      4. 4.Collective group tolerances

      5. 5.Allowable surface area cover

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      PARTICULARS TO BE SPECIFIED IN A SALE NOTE, DELIVERY NOTE, INVOICE, ETC.

      1. Pre basic seed potatoes

      2. Basic Seed potatoes

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      SAMPLING

      1. 1.Where the bulk consists of seed potatoes comprising more than...

      2. 2.Where the total quantity of seed potatoes being sampled separately...

      3. 3.Where the total quantity of seed potatoes being sampled separately...

      4. 4.Where the total quantity of seed potatoes being sampled separately...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      REVOCATIONS

  9. Explanatory Note

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