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The Seed Potatoes Regulations 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Extent, citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Revocations and saving

  5. 4.Potatoes to which the Regulations apply

  6. 5.Potatoes to which the Regulations do not apply

  7. 6.Marketing of seed potatoes

  8. 7.Classification of seed potatoes

  9. 8.Official examination of seed potatoes

  10. 9.Basic and certified seed potatoes: identity and packing

  11. 10.Packages and containers for seed potatoes

  12. 11.Basic and certified seed potatoes produced in Great Britain: labelling of packages

  13. 12.Basic and certified seed potatoes produced outside Great Britain: labelling of packages

  14. 13.Withholding or withdrawal of official label or official document

  15. 14.Basic and certified seed potatoes: sealing of packages

  16. 15.Basic and certified seed potatoes: separate particulars

  17. 16.Retail sales of seed potatoes

  18. 17.Tolerances for size and varietal purity

  19. 18.Sampling of seed potatoes

  20. 19.Prevention of marketing of sub-standard potatoes and the prevention of spread of disease by marketing of potatoes

  21. 20.Information regarding seed potatoes

  22. 21.Exemptions

  23. 22.Service of notices

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

  25. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      CLASSIFICATION OF SEED POTATOES

      1. PART I

        1. 1.On receipt of an application for classification of any seed...

        2. 2.In order to determine the class into which seed potatoes...

        3. 3.A certificate may be refused in respect of any seed...

      2. PART II

        1. 4.No basic seed potatoes certificate shall be issued by an...

        2. 5.Seed potatoes shall not be classified as basic seed potatoes...

      3. PART III

        1. 6.(1) No certified seed potatoes certificate shall be issued by...

        2. 7.Seed potatoes shall not be classified as certified seed potatoes...

        3. 8.All certified seed potatoes shall be classified in a class...

      4. PART IV

        1. 9.For the purposes of this Schedule and Schedule 3 any...

        2. 10.For the purposes of Schedules 1, 2 and 3 “agricultural...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      PARTICULARS TO BE SPECIFIED IN CERTIFICATE

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      CLASSIFICATION OF BASIC SEED POTATOES

      1. 1.In the course of classification of any seed potatoes as...

      2. 2.Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Class Requirements Tolerances VTSC...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      1. PART I OFFICIAL LABEL

        1. 1.An official label affixed or to be affixed to a...

        2. 2.An official label affixed or to be affixed to a...

        3. 3.An official label shall measure not less than 110mm 67mm...

        4. 4.An official label shall state the following particulars:– Member State...

      2. PART II OFFICIAL DOCUMENT

        1. 5.An official document inserted or to be inserted in a...

        2. 6.An official document inserted or to be inserted in a...

        3. 7.An official document shall state the following particulars:– Producer’s identification...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. PART I SPECIFIED DISEASES OR PESTS, DAMAGE AND DEFECTS AND TOLERANCES – POTATOES (OTHER THAN VTSC CLASS) PRODUCED IN GREAT BRITAIN

      2. PART II SPECIFIED DISEASES OR PESTS, DAMAGE AND DEFECTS AND TOLERANCES—VTSC CLASS PRODUCED IN GREAT BRITAIN

      3. PART III SPECIFIED DISEASES OR PESTS, DAMAGE AND DEFECTS AND TOLERANCES—POTATOES PRODUCED OUTSIDE GREAT BRITAIN

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      PARTICULARS TO BE SPECIFIED IN A SALE NOTE, ETC.

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      SAMPLING

      1. 1.If the bulk consists of seed potatoes (a) comprising more...

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

      3. 3.Where the said total quantity exceeds 50kg there shall be...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      MEASURES TO PREVENT SPREAD OF SPECIFIED DISEASES OR PESTS BY MEANS OF SEED POTATOES

  26. Explanatory Note

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