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The Plant Health (Scotland) Amendment Order 2018

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5.—(1) In article 19 (prohibitions on landing plant pests and relevant material) after paragraph (2) insert—

(3) In the case of notifiable citrus fruits, the person who is introducing the fruits into Scotland via a point of entry in another part of the European Union must give written notice to an inspector prior to their arrival at that point of entry, of—

(a)the expected date of their introduction into the European Union;

(b)their point of entry into the European Union;

(c)their volume;

(d)the identification numbers of their containers;

(e)the names, addresses and the locations of the premises in Scotland at which they are to be processed.

(4) In this article “notifiable citrus fruits” means citrus fruits for processing under Decision (EU) 2016/715 which are to be introduced into the European Union via a point of entry other than Scotland and which are to be industrially processed into juice in Scotland..

(2) In article 22(3)(a) (exceptions from certain prohibitions and requirements)(1) for “Commission Implementing Decision 2012/270/EU as regards emergency measures to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the Union of Epitrix cucumeris (Harris), Epitrix similaris (Gentner), Epitrix subcrinita (Lec.) and Epitrix tuberis (Gentner)” substitute “Decision 2012/270/EU”.

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Paragraph 3(a) was inserted by S.S.I. 2015/10 and subsequently amended by S.S.I. 2016/83.

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