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European Communities Act 1972

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8(1)In the Plant Health Act 1967 there shall be made, with effect from the entry date, the amendments provided for by the following sub-paragraphs.

(2)In section 1(1) (by which the Act has effect for the control in Great Britain of plant pests and diseases) the words " in Great Britain " shall be omitted ; and—

(a)in section 2(1) and section 3(1) (orders for control of pests) after the words " thinks expedient" there shall be inserted the words

or called for by any Community obligation;

(b)at the end of section 3(1), after the words " preventing the spread of pests in Great Britain ", there shall be added the words

or the conveyance of pests by articles exported from Great Britain;

(c)in section 3(5) (which extends the time limit for summary prosecutions of certain offences) there shall be omitted the words

where the offence is one in connection with the movement, sale, consignment or planting of potatoes.

(3)In section 3(2)(a) (which provides for the removal or destruction of infected crops etc.) there shall be inserted after the word

removal

the word " treatment " and after the words " any seed, plant or part thereof" the words " or any container, wrapping or other article ", and in section 3(2)(b) (which provides for entry on land for those and other purposes) there shall be inserted after the word

removal

the word " treatment" and after the word " land " the words " or elsewhere " ; and the words " or elsewhere " shall also be inserted after the word

landin section 4(1)(b) (which also relates to entry).

(4)At the end of section 6(1) there shall be added the words

or, in the case of an order prohibiting or regulating the landing in or exportation from Great Britain of any articles, shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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