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The Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993

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Article 3(1)

SCHEDULE 4

Part A.Special requirements which must be met for the introduction and movement of plants, plant productsand other objects into and within Great Britain.

Section 1.Plants, plant products and other objects originating outside the Community.

Plants, plant products and other objectsSpecial requirements

1.1. Wood of conifers (Coniferales), except that of Thuja L., other than wood in the form of:

  • chips, particles, wood waste, or scrap obtained in whole or part from these conifers,

  • packing cases, crates or drums,

  • pallets, box pallets or other load boards,

  • dunnage, spacers and bearers,

but including that which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USA

There shall be evidence by application of an indicator system, applied to the wood, that it has undergone an appropriate heat treatment to achieve a minimum wood core temperature of 56°C for 30 minutes
1.2 Wood of conifers (Coniferales), in the form of chips, particles, wood waste or scrap obtained in whole or part from these conifers, originating in Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USA

Official statement

(a)

that the product has undergone an appropriate fumigation shipboard or in a container prior to shipment and

(b)

that the product shall be shipped in sealed containers or in such a way as to prevent any reinfestation

1.3 Wood of conifers (Coniferales), except that of Thuja L., in the form of packing cases, crates, drums, pallets, box pallets or other load boards, dunnage, spacers and bearers including that which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USAThe wood shall be stripped of its bark, and shall be free from grub holes, caused by the genus Monochamus(non-European spp.), defined for this purpose as those which are larger than 3 mm across, and shall have a moisture content expressed as a percentage of dry matter, of less than 20%, achieved at the time of manufacture
1.4 Wood of Thuja L., including that which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USAThe wood shall be stripped of its bark, and shall be free from grub holes, caused by the genus Monochamus(non-European spp.), defined for this purpose as those which are larger than 3 mm across
1.5 Wood of conifers (Coniferales), other than wood in the form of chips, particles, wood waste or scrap obtained in whole or part from these conifers, but including that which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in non-European countries, other than Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USA
(a)

The wood shall be stripped of its bark and shall be free from grub holes, caused by the genus Monochamus(non-European spp.), defined for this purpose as those which are larger than 3 mm across, or

(b)

there shall be evidence by a mark “Kiln-dried”, or “K.D.” or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

2.1 Wood of Acer saccharum Marsh., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, other than wood intended for the production of veneer, originating in North American countriesThere shall be evidence by a mark “Kiln-dried”, “K.D.” or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule
2.2 Wood of Acer Saccharum Marsh., other than wood listed in 2.1, originating in North American countriesThere shall be evidence by the appropriate accompanying documents, or some other means that the wood is intended for the production of veneer sheets
3 Wood of Castanea Mill, and Quercus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in North American countries

The wood shall be stripped of its bark, and

(a)

either be squared so as to remove entirely the rounded surface, or

(b)

official statement that the water content of the wood does not exceed 20% expressed as a percentage of the dry matter, or

(c)

official statement that the wood has been disinfected by an appropriate hot-air or hot water treatment,

or in the case of sawn wood with or without residual bark attached, there shall be evidence by a mark “Kiln-dried”, “K.D.” or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

4 Wood of Castanea Mill.

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plant products listed in Schedule 4A1(3),

(a)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr, or

(b)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark

5 Wood of Platanus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in the USA or ArmeniaThere shall be evidence by a mark “Kiln-dried”, “K.D.” or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule
6 Wood of Populus L., originating in countries of the American continentThe wood shall be stripped of its bark
7 Wood in the form of chips, particles, wood waste or scrap and obtained in whole or part from Acer saccharum Marsh.,Castanea Mill.,Platanus L.,Populus L., and Quercus L., originating in non-European countries, and conifers (Coniferales) originating in non-European countries other than Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the USAThe product shall have been produced exclusively from wood which was stripped of its bark or which has undergone either kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule or fumigation shipboard or in a container prior to shipment, and shall be shipped in sealed containers or in such a way as to prevent any re-infestation
8.1 Plants of conifers (Coniferales) other than fruit and seeds originating in non-European countriesWithout prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), where appropriate, official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Pissodes spp. (non-European)
8.2 Plants of conifers (Coniferales) other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in height, originating in non-European countriesWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), and Schedule 4A1 (8.1), where appropriate, official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Scolytidae spp. (non-European)
9 Plants of Pinus L., intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), and Schedule 4A1 (8.1), (8.2), official statement that no symptoms of Scirrhia acicola(Dearn.) Siggers or Scirrhia pini Funk et Parker have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
10 Plants of Abies Mill.,Larix Mill.,Picea A. Dietr.,Pinus L.,Pseudotsuga Carr., and Tsuga Carr. intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), and Schedule 4A1 (8.1), (8.2) or (9), where appropriate, official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
11.1 Plants of Castanea Mill, and Quercus L., other than fruit and seeds:Without prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(2),
(a) originating in non-European countries official statement that no symptoms of Cronartium spp. (non-European) have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
(b) originating in North American countriesofficial statement that the plants originate in areas known to be free from Ceratocystis fagacearum(Bretz) Hunt
11.2 Plants of Castanea Mill. and Quercus L., intended for planting other than seeds

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(2) and Schedule 4A1 (11.1), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr, or

(b)

no symptoms of Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

12 Plants of Platanus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in the USA or ArmeniaOfficial statement that no symptoms of Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp.platani Walter have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
13.1 Plants of Populus L., intended for planting, other than seeds originating in third countriesWithout prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(3), official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
13.2 Plants of Populus L., other than fruit and seeds, originating in countries of the American continentWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(3) and Schedule 4A1 (13.1), official statement that no symptoms of Mycosphaerella populorum G. E. Thompson have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
14 Plants of Ulmus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in North American countriesOfficial statement that no symptoms of Elm phloem necrosis mycoplasm have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
15 Plants of Chaenomeles Lindl.,Crataegus L.,Cydonia Mill.,Eriobotrya Lindl.,Malus Mill.,Prunus L.,Pyrus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in non-European countries

Without prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18) and Schedule 3B(1), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in a country known to be free from Monilinia fructicola(Winter) Honey, or

(b)

the plants originate in an area recognised as being free from Monilinia fructicola(Winter) Honey, and no symptoms of Monilinia fructicola(Winter) Honey have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

16 From 15 February to 30 September, fruits of Prunus L.,

Official statement that:

  • the fruits originate in a country known to be free from Monilinia fructicola(Winter) Honey, or

  • the fruits originate in an area recognised as being free from Monilinia fructicola(Winter) Honey, or

  • the fruits have been subjected to appropriate inspection and treatment procedures prior to harvest and/or export to ensure freedom from Monilinia spp.

16.1 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybrids, originating in third countriesWithout prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the fruits in Schedule 3B(2), (3) the fruits shall be free from peduncles and leaves and the packaging shall bear an appropriate origin mark
16.2 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybrids, originating in third countries where Xanthomonas campestris(all strains pathogenic to Citrus) is known to occur

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the fruits in Schedule 3B(2), (3) and Schedule 4A1(16.1), (16.3) and (16.4), official statement that:

(a)

the fruits originate in areas known to be free from the relevant pest, or, if this requirement cannot be met

(b)

no symptoms of the relevant pest have been observed at the place of production and in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation, and representative samples of leaves drawn not earlier than 15 days before fruit harvesting have shown, in appropriate official testing, to be free from the relevant pest, and none of the fruits harvested at the place of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, symptoms of the relevant pest, or, if this requirement can also not be met,

(c)

the fruits have not shown symptoms of the relevant pest and have been subjected to appropriate treatment such as chlorine or sodium orthophenylphenate

16.3 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybrids, originating in third countries where Cercospora angolensis Carv. et Mendes or Guignardia citricarpa Kiely (all strains pathogenic to Citrus) are known to occur

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the fruits in Schedule 3B(2), (3) and Schedule 4A1(16.1), (16.2) and (16.4), official statement that:

(a)

the fruits originate in areas known to be free from the relevant pests, or, if this requirement cannot be met

(b)

no symptoms of the relevant pests have been observed at the place of production and in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation and none of the fruits harvested at the place of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, symptoms of the relevant pests, or, if this requirement can also not be met,

(c)

the fruits have been subjected to appropriate treatment against the relevant pests

16.4 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybrids, originating in non-European third countries where Tephritidae (non-European) are known to occur on these fruits

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the fruits in Schedule 3B(2), (3) and Schedule 4A1 (16.1), (16.2) and (16.3), official statement that:

(a)

the fruits originate in areas known to be free from the relevant pests, or, if this requirement cannot be met

(b)

no signs of the relevant pests have been observed at the place of production and in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to harvesting, and none of the fruits harvested at the place of production has shown, in appropriate official examination, signs of the relevant pests, or, if this requirement can also not be met,

(c)

the fruits have shown, in appropriate official examination on representative samples, to be free from the relevant pests in all stages of their development, or, if this requirement can also not be met,

(d)

the fruits have been subjected to an appropriate treatment; any acceptable vapour heat treatment, cold treatment, or quick freeze treatment, which has been shown to be efficient against the relevant pests without damaging the fruit, and, where not available, chemical treatment as far as it is acceptable by Community legislation

17 Plants of Chaenomeles Lindl.,Cotoneaster Ehrh.,Crataegus L.,Cydonia Mill.,Eriobotrya Lindl.,Malus Mill.,Mespilus L.,Pyracantha Roem.,Pyrus L.,Sorbus L. other than Sorbus intermedia(Ehrh.) Pers.,Stranvaesia Lindl., intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), Schedule 3B(1) or Schedule 4A1(15), where appropriate, official statement:

(a)

that the plants originate in countries recognised as being free from Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al. or

(b)

that the plants in the field of production and in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms of Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al., have been rogued out

18 Plants of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf., and their hybrids, other than fruit and seeds, and plants of Araceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae,Persea spp. and Strelitziaceae, rooted or with growing medium attached or associated

Without prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(16), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in countries known to be free from Radopholus citrophilus Huettel et al. and Radopholus similis(Cobb) Thorne, or

(b)

representative samples of soil and roots from the place of production have been subjected, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, to official nematological testing for at least Radopholus citrophilus Huettel et al. and Radopholus similis(Cobb) Thorne and have been found, in these tests, free from those plant pests

19.1 Plants of Crataegus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. et Ev. is known to occurWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(9), and Schedule 4A1 (15), (17), official statement that no symptoms of Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. et Ev. have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

19.2 Plants of Cydonia Mill.Fragaria L.,Malus Mill.,Prunus L.,Pyrus L.,Ribes L.,Rubus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur on the genera concerned

The relevant plant pests are

  • on Fragaria L.

    • Phytophthora fragariae Hickman var.fragariae

    • Arabis mosaic virus

    • Raspberry ringspot virus

    • Strawberry crinkle virus

    • Strawberry latent ringspot virus

    • Strawberry mild yellow edge virus

    • Tomato black ring virus

    • Xanthomonas fragariae Kennedy et King

  • on Malus Mill.:

    • Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. et Ev.

  • on Prunus L.:

    • Apricot chlorotic leafroll mycoplasm

    • Xanthomonas campestris pv. pruni

    • (Smith) Dye

  • on Prunus persica(L.) Batsch:

    • Pseudomonas syringae pv.persicae(Prunier et al.) Young et al.

  • on Pyrus L.:

    • Phyllosticta solitaria Ell. et Ev.

  • on Rubus L.:

    • Arabis mosaic virus

    • Raspberry ringspot virus

    • Strawberry latent ringspot virus

    • Tomato black ring virus

  • on all species:

    • non-European viruses and virus-like organisms

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, where appropriate, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), or Schedule 4A1(15), (17), official statement that no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
20 Plants of Cydonia Mill. and Pyrus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Pear decline mycoplasm is known to occurWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to plants, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), and Schedule 4A1(15), (17), (19.2), official statement that plants at the place of production and in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by Pear decline mycoplasm, have been rogued out at that place within the last three complete cycles of vegetation

21.1 Plants of Fragaria L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur.

The relevant plant pests are:

  • Strawberry latent 'C' virus

  • Strawberry vein banding virus

  • Strawberry witches' broom mycoplasm

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to plants, listed in Schedule 3A(18) and Schedule 4A1(19.2), official statement that:

(a)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing, for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

21.2 Plants of Fragaria L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie is known to occur

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to plants listed in Schedule 3A(18) and Schedule 4A1(19.2), (21.1), official statement that:

(a)

either no symptoms of Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants have been derived from plants which complied with section (a) of this item or have been officially tested by appropriate nematological methods and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie

21.3 Plants of Fragaria L., intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(18) and Schedule 4A1 (19.2), (21.1), (21.2), official statement that the plants originate in an area known to be free from Anthonomus signatus Say and Anthonomus bisignifer(Schenkling)

22.1 Plants of Malus Mill., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur on Malus Mill.

The relevant plant pests are:

  • Cherry rasp leaf virus (American)

  • Tomato ringspot virus

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), Schedule 3B(1) and Schedule 4A1(15), (17), (19.2), official statement that:

(a)

the plants have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

22.2 Plants of Malus Mill., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Apple proliferation mycoplasm is known to occur

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), Schedule 3B(1) and Schedule 4A1(15), (17), (19.2), (22.1), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Apple proliferation mycoplasm, or

(b)
(aa)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from that plant pest, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last six complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from that plant pest

(bb)

no symptoms of diseases caused by Apple proliferation mycoplasm have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

23.1 Plants of the following species of Prunus L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Plum pox virus is known to occur:

  • Prunus amygdalus Batsch

  • Prunus armeniaca L.

  • Prunus blireiana Andre

  • Prunus brigantina Vill.

  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.

  • Prunus cistena Hansen

  • Prunus curdica Fenzl et Fritsch.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.domestica L.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.insititia(L.) C.K. Schneid.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.italica(Borkh.) Hegi

  • Prunus glandulosa Thunb.

  • Prunus holosericea Batal.

  • Prunus hortulana Bailey

  • Prunus japonica Thunb.

  • Prunus mandshurica(Maxim.) Koehne

  • Prunus maritima Marsh.

  • Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.

  • Prunus nigra Ait.

  • Prunus persica(L.) Batsch

  • Prunus salicina L.

  • Prunus sibirica L.

  • Prunus simonii Carr.

  • Prunus spinosa L.

  • Prunus tomentosa Thunb.

  • Prunus triloba Lindl.

  • other species of Prunus L. susceptible to plum pox virus

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18) and Schedule 4A1(15) (19.2), official statement that:

(a)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for, at least, Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from that plant pest, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from that plant pest

(b)

no symptoms of disease caused by Plum pox virus have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

(c)

plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms of disease caused by other viruses or virus-like pathogens, have been rogued out

23.2 Plants of Prunus L., intended for planting,

(a)

originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur on Prunus L.

(b)

other than seeds, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur

(c)

other than seeds, originating in non-European countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur

The relevant plant pests are:

  • for the case under (a):

    • Tomato ringspot virus

  • for the case under (b):

    • Cherry rasp leaf virus (American)

    • Peach mosaic virus (American)

    • Peach phony rickettsia

    • Peach rosette mycoplasm

    • Peach yellows mycoplasm

    • Plum line pattern virus (American)

    • Peach X-disease mycoplasm

  • for the case under (c):

    • Little cherry pathogen

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, where appropriate, listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18) or Schedule 4A1(15), (19.2), (23.1), official statement that:

(a)

the plants have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

24 Plants of Rubus L., intended for planting,

(a)

originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur on Rubus L.

(b)

other than seeds, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur

The relevant plant pests are:

  • in the case of (a):

    • Tomato ringspot virus

    • Black raspberry latent virus

    • Cherry leafroll virus

    • Prunus necrotic ringspot virus

  • in the case of (b):

    • Raspberry leaf curl virus (American)

    • Cherry rasp leaf virus (American)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(19.2),

(a)

the plants shall be free from aphids, including their eggs

(b)

official statement that:

(aa)

the plants have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least the relevant plant pests using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found free, in these tests, from those plant pests,

(bb)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

25.1 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., originating in countries where Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival is known to occur

Without prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the tubers listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), (12), official statement that:

(a)

the tubers originate in areas known to be free from Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival (all races other than Race 1, the common European race), and no symptoms of Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival have been observed either at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of an adequate period, or

(b)

provisions recognised as equivalent to the Community provisions on combating Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival have been complied with, in the country of origin

25.2 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L.,

Without prejudice to the provisions listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), (12) and Schedule 4A1(25.1), official statement that:

(a)

the tubers originate in countries known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al., or

(b)

provisions recognised as equivalent to the Community provisions on combating Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al., have been complied with, in the country of origin

25.3 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., other than early potatoes, originating in countries where Potato spindle tuber viroid is known to occurWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the tubers listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), (12) and Schedule 4A1(25.1), (25.2), suppression of the faculty of germination
25.4 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for plantingWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to tubers listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), (12) and Schedule 4A1(25.1), (25.2), (25.3), official statement that the tubers originate from a field known to be free from Globodera rostochiensis(Wollenweber) Behrens and Globodera pallida(Stone) Behrens
25.5 Plants of Solanaceae, intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Potato stolbur mycoplasm is known to occurWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to tubers listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), (12), (13), and Schedule 4A1(25.1), (25.2), (25.3), (25.4), official statement that no symptoms of Potato stolbur mycoplasm have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
25.6 Plants of Solanaceae, intended for planting, other than tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. and other than seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex Farw., originating in countries where Potato spindle tuber viroid is known to occurWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(11), (13), and Schedule 4A1(25.5), where appropriate, official statement that no symptoms of Potato spindle tuber viroid have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
26 Plants of Humulus lupulus L., intended for planting, other than seedsOfficial statement that no symptoms of Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke and Berthold and Verticillium dahliae Klebahn have been observed on hops at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
27.1 Plants of Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul.,Dianthus L. and Pelargonium L'Herit. ext Ait., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Heliothis armigera Hübner, or Spodoptera littoralis(Boisd.) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from the said pests

27.2 Plants of Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul.,Dianthus L. and Pelargonium L'Herit ex Ait., other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(27.1), official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Spodoptera eridania Cramer,Spodoptera frugiperda Smith, or Spodoptera litura ( Fabricius) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from the said pests

28 Plants of Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul., intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2), official statement that:

(a)

the plants are no more than third generation stock derived from material which has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during virological tests, or are directly derived from material of which a representative sample of at least 10% has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during an official inspection carried out at the time of flowering

(b)

the plants or cuttings:

  • have come from premises which have been officially inspected at least monthly, during the three months prior to dispatch and on which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been observed during that period, and in the immediate vicinity of which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been known to have occurred during the three months prior to export, or

  • have undergone appropriate treatment against Puccinia horiana Hennings

(c)

in the case of unrooted cuttings, no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola(Baker, Dimock et Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the plants from which the cuttings were derived, or that, in the case of rooted cuttings, no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola(Baker, Dimock et Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the rooting bed

29 Plants of Dianthus L., intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2), official statement that:
  • the plants have been derived in direct line from mother plants which have been found free from Erwinia chrysantemi pv.dianthicola Hellmers) Dickey,Pseudomonas caryophylli(Burkholder) Starr et Burkholder and Phialophora cinerescens(Wollenw.) Van Beyma on officially approved tests, carried out at least once within the two previous years, and

  • no symptoms of the above plant pests have been observed on the plants

30 Bulbs of Tulipa L. and Narcissus L., other than those for which there shall be evidence by their packaging, or by other means, that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involed in professional cut flower productionOfficial statement that no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

31 Plants of Pelargonium L'Herit. ex Ait., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Tomato ringspot virus is known to occur:

(a)

where Xiphinema americanum cobbsensu lato(non-European populations) or other vectors of Tomato ringspot virus are not known to occur

(b)

where Xiphinema americanum Cobbsensu lato(non-European populations) or other vectors of Tomato ringspot virus are known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2),

official statement that the plants:

(a)

are directly derived from places of production known to be free from Tomato ringspot virus, or

(b)

are of no more than fourth generation stock, derived from mother plants found to be free from Tomato ringspot virus under an officially approved system of virological testing

official statement that the plants:

(a)

are directly derived from places of production known to be free from Tomato ringspot virus in the soil or plants, or

(b)

are of no more than second generation stock, derived from mother plants found to be free from Tomato ringspot virus under an officially approved system of virological testing

32.1 Plants of Apium graveolens L.,Argyranthemum spp.,Aster spp.,Brassica spp.,Capsicum annuum L.,Cucumis spp.,Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul.,Dianthus L. and hybrids,Exacum spp.,Gerbera Cass.,Gypsophila L.,Lactuca spp.,Leucanthemum L.,Lupinus L.,Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex Farw.,Solanum melongena L.,Tanacetum L., and Verbena L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where it has been ascertained, in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 16a of Directive 77/93/EEC, that the relevant plant pests:

  • Amauromyza maculosa (Malloch),

  • Liriomyza bryoniae (Kaltenbach),

  • Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard),

  • Liriomyza sativae Blanchard,

  • Liriomyza trifolii(Burgess) are not known to occur

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(11), (13), or Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2), (28), (29), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

either no signs of any of the relevant plant pests have been observed at the place of production, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export, or

(b)

immediately prior to export the plants have been inspected and found free from signs of the relevant plant pests and have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating the relevant plant pests

32.2 Plants of species covered by Schedule 4A1(32.1), intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in American countries or in any other third country not covered by Schedule 4A1(32.1)Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(11), (13), or Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2), (28), (29), (32.1) where appropriate, official statement that no signs of Amauromyza maculosa(Malloch),Liriomyza bryoniae(Kaltenbach),Liriomyza huidobrensis(Blanchard),Liriomyza sativae(Blanchard), or Liriomyza trifolii(Burgess) have been observed at the place of production, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export
32.3 Plants of herbaceous species other than those covered by Schedule 4A1(32.1) intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries not covered by Schedule 4A1(32.1)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(11), (13) and Schedule 4A1(27.1), (27.2), (28), (29), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

either no signs of Amauromyza maculosa(Malloch), or Liriomyza sativae Blanchard have been observed at the place of production on an official inspection carried out prior to export, or

(b)

immediately prior to export the plants have been inspected and found free from signs of the relevant plant pests and have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating the relevant plant pests

33 Plants with roots, planted or intended for planting, grown in the open airOfficial statement that the place of production is known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al.Globodera pallida(Stone) Behrens,Globodera rostochiensis(Wollenweber) Behrens, and Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival

34 Soil and growing medium attached to or associated with plants, consisting in whole or in part of soil or solid organic substances such as parts of plants, humus including peat or bark or any solid inorganic substance, intended to sustain the vitality of the plants, originating in:

  • Turkey

  • Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldavia, Russia, Ukraine

  • non-European countries other than Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Tunisia

Official statement that:

(a)

the growing medium, at the time of planting was:

  • either free from soil, and organic matter, or

  • found free from insects and harmful nematodes and subjected to appropriate examination or heat treatment or fumigation to ensure that it was free from other plant pests, or

  • subjected to appropriate heat treatment or fumigation to ensure freedom from plant pests, and

(b)

since planting:

  • either appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been maintained free from plant pests, or

  • within two weeks prior to dispatch, the plants were shaken free from the medium leaving the minimum amount necessary to sustain vitality during transport, and, of replanted, the growing medium used for that purpose meets the requirements laid down in (a)

35.1 Plants of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting, other than seedsOfficial statement that no symptoms of Beet curly top virus (non-European isolates) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
35.2 Plants of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Beet leaf curl virus is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(35.1), official statement that:

(a)

Beet leaf curl virus has not been known to occur in the ara of production, and

(b)

no symptoms of Beet leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

36 Plants, intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Thrips palmi Karny is known to occur

Official statement that:

(a)

the place of production has been found free from Thrips palmi Karny on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export, or

(b)

the consignment has undergone appropriate treatment to ensure freedom from Thysanoptera

37 Plants of Palmae, intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in non-European countries

Without prejudice to the prohibition applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(17), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

either the plants originate in an area known to be free from Palm lethal yellowing mycoplasm and Cadang-Cadang viroid, and no symptoms have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

no symptoms of Palm lethal yellowing mycoplasm and Cadang-Cadang viroid have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, and plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by the diseases have been rogued out at that place and the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to rid them of Myndus crudus Van Duzee

(c)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants were derived from plants which have met the requirements laid down in (a) or (b)

38.1 Plants of Camellia L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in non-European countries

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Ciborinia camelliae Kohn, or

(b)

no symptoms of Ciborinia camelliae Kohn have been observed on plants in flower on the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

38.2 Plants of Fuchsia L., intended for planting, other than seeds originating in the USA or BrazilOfficial statement that no symptoms of Aculops fuchsiae Keifer have been observed at the place of production and that immediately prior to export the plants have been inspected and found free from Aculops fuchsiae Keifer
39 Trees and shrubs, intended for planting, other than seeds and plants in tissue culture, originating in third countires other than European and Mediterranean countries

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), (2), (3), (9), (13), (15), (16), (17), (18), Schedule 3B(1) and Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9.1), (9.2), (10, (11.1), (11.2), (12), (13), (14), (15), (17), (18), (19.1), (19.2), (20), (22.1), (22.2), (23.1), (23.2), (24), (25.5), (25.6), (26), (27.1), (27.2), (28), (29), (32.1), (32.2), (33), (34), (36), (37), (38.1), (38.2), where appropriate, official statement that the plants:

  • are clean (i.e. free from plant debris) and free from flowers and fruits, and

  • have been grown in nurseries, and

  • have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such organisms

40 Deciduous trees and shrubs, intended for planting, other than seeds and plants in tissue culture, originating in third countries other than European and Mediterranean countriesWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), (2), (3), (9), (13), (15), (16), (17), (18), Schedule 3B(1), or Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9.1), (9.2), (10), (11.1), (11.2), (12), (13), (14), (15), (17), (18), (19.1), (19.2), (20), (22.1), (22.2), (23.1), (23.2), (23.2), (24), (25.5), (25.6), (26), (27.1), (27.2), (28), (29), (32.1), (32.2), (33), (34), (36), (37), (38.1), (38.2), (39), where appropriate, official statement that the plants are dormant and free from leaves
41 Annual and biennial plants, other than Gramineae, intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries other than European and Mediterranean countries

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants, where appropriate, listed in Schedule 3A(11), (13), or Schedule 4A1(25.5), (25.6), (32.1), (32.2), (32.3), (33), (34), (35.1), (35.2), (36), official statement that the plants:

  • have been grown in nurseries, and

  • are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, and

  • have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export, and

  • found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

  • either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such pests

42 Plants of the family Gramineae of ornamental perennial grasses of the subfamilies Bambusoideae, Panicoideae and of the genera Buchloe, Bouteloua Lag.,Calamagrostis, Cortaderia Stapf.,Glyceria R. Br.,Hakonechloa Mak. ex Honda,Hystrix, Molinia Phalaris L.,Shibataea, Spartina Schreb.,Stipa L.,Uniola L., intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries other than European and Mediterranean countries

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, where appropriate, listed in Schedule 4A1(33), (34), (36), official statement that the plants:

  • have been grown in nurseries, and

  • are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, and

  • have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export, and

  • found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

  • either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such pests

43 Plants of the bonsai-type, intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in non-European countries

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), (2), (3), (9), (13), (15), (16), (17), (18), Schedule 3B(1), or Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9.1), (9.2), (10), (11.1), (11.2), (12), (13), (14), (15), (17), (18), (19.1), (19.2), (20), (22.1), (22.2), (23.1), (23.2), (24), (25.5), (25.6), (26), (27.1), (27.2), (28), (32.1), (32.2), (33), (34), (36), (37), (38.1), (38.2), (39), (40), (42) where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

The plants shall have been grown and trained for at least two consecutive years in officially registered 'bonsai' nurseries, which are subjected to an officially supervised control regime

(b)

The plants shall:

(aa)

at least during the two last years prior to dispatch,

  • have been grown in either an unused artificial growing medium or in a natural growing medium which has been treated by fumigation or by appropriate heat treatment to ensure freedom from plant pests, and from which appropriate measures have been taken to ensure that the growing medium has been maintained free from plant pests,

  • be potted, in pots which are placed on shelves at least 50 cm above ground

  • have been subjected to appropriate treatments to ensure freedom of non-European rusts

  • be placed only in insect-proof screened structures

(bb)

within two weeks prior to dispatch, have been shaken free from the medium leaving the minimum amount necessary to sustain vitality during transport, and, if replanted, the growing medium used for that purpose meets the requirements laid down in (aa)

(c)

The plants which have been grown in the registered 'bonsai' nurseries and those plants in the immediate vicinity thereof shall have been officially inspected at least six times a year at appropriate times for the presence of plant pests of concern

The inspections shall be carried out at least by visual examination of each row in the field or nursery and by visual examination of all plant parts above the growing medium, using a random sample of at least 300 plants in a genus where the genus comprises of not more than 3000 plants or 10% of the plants if there are more than 3000 plants in the genus. The plant pests of concern are those listed in the schedules to this Order, and any other plant organism in so far as it does not exist in the community

(d)

The plants shall have been found free, in these inspections, from the relevant plant pests of concern. Infested plants shall be removed. The remaining plants, where appropriate, shall be effectively treated, and in addition shall be held for an appropriate period to ensure freedom from such plant pests

The material shall be packed in closed containers which have been officially sealed and bear a distinguishing mark to be reproduced on the phytosanitary certificate enabling the consignments to be identified

44 Herbaceous perennial plants intended for planting, other than seeds, of the families Caryophylaceae (except Dianthus L.), Compositae (except Dendranthema(DC). Des Moul.), Cruciferae, Leguminosae and Rosaceae (except Fragaria L.), originating in third countries other than European and Mediterranean countries

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, where appropriate listed in Schedule 4A1(32.1), (32.2), (32.3), (33), (34), (36), official statement that the plants:

  • have been grown in nurseries, and

  • are free from plant debris, flowers and fruits, and

  • have been inspected at appropriate times and prior to export and

    • found free from symptoms of harmful bacteria, viruses and virus-like organisms, and

    • either found free from signs or symptoms of harmful nematodes, insects, mites and fungi, or have been subjected to appropriate treatment to eliminate such pests

45 Plants of Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. intended for planting, other than seeds, originating in countries where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non-European populations) is known to occur

Official statement that:

  • the plants originate in areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn., or

  • no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. have been observed on plants at the place of production, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to export

46 Plants intended for planting other than seeds, bulbs, tubers, corms, rhizomes, originating in countries where the relevant plant pests are known to occur

The relevant plant pests are:

  • Bean golden mosaic virus

  • Cowpea mild mottle virus

  • Lettuce infectious yellows virus

  • Pepper mild tigré virus

  • Squash leaf curl virus

  • other viruses transmitted by Bemisia tabaci Genn.

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to plants listed in Schedule 3A(13), and Schedule 4A1(25.5), (25.6), (32.1), (32.2), (32.3), (35.1), (35.2), (36), (44), (45) where appropriate,
(a) Where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non-European populations) or other vectors of the relevant plant pests are not known to occurofficial statement that no symptoms of the relevant plant pests have been observed on the plants during their complete cycle of vegetation
(b) Where Bemisia tabaci Genn. (non-European populations) or other vectors of the relevant plant pests are known to occur

official statement that no symptoms of the relevant plant pests have been observed on the plants during an adequate period, and

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. and other vectors of the relevant plant pests, or

(b)

the place of production has been found free from Bemisia tabaci Genn. and other vectors of the relevant plant pests on official inspections carried out at appropriate times, or

(c)

the plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn.

47 Seeds of Helianthus annuus L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni, or

(b)

the seeds, other than those seeds that have been produced on varieties resistant to all races of Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni present in the area of production, have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni

48 Seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex Farw.

Official statement that the seeds have been obtained by means of an appropriate acid extraction method or an equivalent method and

(a)

either the seeds originate in areas where Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.michiganensis(Smith) Davis et al.,Xanthomonas campestris pv. and vesicatoria(Doidge) Dye and potato spindle tuber viroid are not known to occur, or

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by those plant pests have been observed on the plants at the place of production during their complete cycle of vegetation, or

(c)

the seeds have been subjected to official testing for at least those plant pests, on a representative sample and using appropriate methods, and have been found in these tests, free from those plant pests

49.1 Seeds of Medicago sativa L.

Official statement that:

(a)

no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation and that no Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev has been revealed by laboratory tests on a representative sample, or

(b)

fumigation has taken place prior to export

49.2 Seeds of Medicago sativa L., originating in countries where Clavibacter michigamensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al. is known to occur

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(49.1), official statement that:

(a)

Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al. has not been known to occur on the farm or in the immediate vicinity since the beginning of the past 10 years

(b)

either

  • the crop belongs to a variety recognised as being highly resistant to Clavibacter michigamensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al., or

  • it had not yet started its fourth complete cycle of vegetation from sowing when the seed was harvested, and there was not more than one preceding seed harvest from the crop, or

  • the content of inert matter which has been determined in accordance with the rules applicable for the certification of seed marketed in the Community, does not exceed 0.1% by weight

(c)

no symptoms of Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al. have been observed at the place of production or on any Medicago sativa L. crop adjacent to it, during the last complete cycle of vegetation or, where appropriate, the last two cycles of vegetation

(d)

the crop has been grown on land on which no previous medicago sativa L. crop has been present during the last three years prior to sowing

50 Seeds of Oryza sativa L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds have been officially tested by appropriate nematological tests and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie,

or

(b)

the seeds have been subjected to an appropriate hot water treatment or other appropriate treatment against Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie

51 Seeds of Phaseolus L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in a country known to be free from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli(Smith) Dye,

or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli(Smith) Dye on these tests

52 Seeds of Zea mais L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Erwinia stewartii(Smith) Dye,

or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Erwinia stewartii(Smith) Dye in this test.

Section 2.Plants, plant products, and other objects originating in the Community.

Plants, plant products and other objectsSpecial requirements
1 Wood of Castanea Mill.
(a)

Official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr, or

(b)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark

2 Wood of Platanus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface
(a)

Official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp.platani Walter,

or

(b)

there shall be evidence by a mark 'Kiln-dried,' 'K.D.' or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

3 Isolated bark of Castanea Mill.

Official statement:

(a)

that the bark originates in areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr, or

(b)

that the consignment has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatment against Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr

4 Plants of Pinus L., intended for planting, other than seedsOfficial Statement that no symptoms of Scirrhia pini Funk et Parker have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
5 Plants of Abies Mill.,Larix Mill.,Picea A. Dietr.,Pinus L.,Pseudotsuga Carr., and Tsuga Carr., intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A2(4), where appropriate, official statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
6 Plants of Populus L., intended for planting other than seedsOfficial statement that no symptoms of Melampsora medusae Thümen have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
7 Plants of Castanea Mill. and Quercus L., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr, or

(b)

no symptoms of Cryphonectria parasitica(Murrill) Barr have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

8 Plants of Platanus L. intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in an area known to be free from Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp.platani Walter, or

(b)

no symptoms of Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp.platani Walter have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation.

9 Plants of Chaenomeles Lindl.,Cotoneaster Ehrh.,Crataegus L.,Cydonia Mill.,Eriobotrya Lindl.,Malus Mill.,Mespilus L.,Pyracantha Roem.,Pyrus L.,Sorbus L., other than Sorbus intermedia(Ehrh.) Pers. and Stranvaesia Lindl., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement:

(a)

that the plants originate in zones recognised as being free from Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al.

or

(b)

that the plants in the field of production and in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms of Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al., have been rogued out

10 Plants of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf., and their hybrids, other than fruit and seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al.,Phoma tracheiphila l(Petri) Kanchaveli and Gikashvili, Citrus vein enation woody gall and Citrus tristeza virus (European strains), or

(b)

the plants derive from a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected to official individual testing for, at least, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) and Citrus vein enation woody gall, using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods, and have been growing permanently in an insect proof glasshouse or in an isolated cage on which no symptoms of Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al.,Phoma tracheiphila, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) and Citrus vein enation woody gall have been observed, or

(c)

the plants:

  • have been derived from a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected to official individual testing for, at least, Citrus vein enation woody gall and Citrus tristeza virus (European strains), using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods, and has been found, in these tests, free from Citrus tristeza virus (European strains), and certified free from, at least, Citrus tristeza virus (European strains) in official individual tests carried out according to the methods mentioned in this indent;

  • and have been inspected and no symptoms of Spiroplasma citri Saglio et al.,Phoma tracheiphila(Petri) Kanchaveli and Gikashvili and of Citrus vein enation woody gall and Citrus tristeza virus have been observed since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

11 Plants of Araceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae,Persea ssp. and Strelitiziaceae, rooted or with growing medium attached or associated

Official statement that:

(a)

no contamination by Radopholus similis(Cobb) Thorne has been observed at the place of production, since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

soil and roots from suspected plants have been subjected since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation to official nematological testing for at least Radopholus similis(Cobb) Thorne and have been found, in these tests, free from that plant pest

12 Plants of Fragaria L.,Prunus L.,Rubus L., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

The plants originate in areas known to be free from the relevant plant pests, or

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by the relevant plant pests have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

The relevant plant pests are:

  • on Fragaria L.:

    • Phytophthora fragariae Hickman var.fragariae

    • Arabis mosaic virus

    • Raspberry ringspot virus

    • Strawberry crinkle virus

    • Strawberry latent ringspot virus

    • Strawberry mild yellow edge virus

    • Tomato black ring virus

    • Xanthomonas fragariae Kennedy et King

  • on Prunus L.:

    • Apricot chlorotic leafroll mycoplasm

    • Xanthomonas campestris pv.pruni(Smith) Dye

  • on Prunus persica(L.) Batsch:

    • Pseudomonas syringae pv.

    • persicae(Prunier et al.) Young et al.

  • on Rubus L.:

    • Arabis mosaic virus Raspberry ringspot virus Strawberry latent ringspot virus Tomato black ring virus

13 Plants of Cydonia Mill., and Pyrus L. intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to plants listed in Schedule 4A2(9), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Pear decline mycoplasm, or

(b)

the plants at the place of production and in its immediate vicinity, which have shown symptoms giving rise to the suspicion of contamination by Pear decline mycoplasm, have been rogued out at that place within the last three complete cycles of vegetation

14 Plants of Fragaria L., intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 4A2(12), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie, or

(b)

no symptoms of Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie have been observed on plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(c)

in the case of plants in tissue culture, the plants have been derived from plants complying with section (b) of this item or have been officially tested by appropriate nematological methods and have been found free from Aphelenchoides besseyi Christie

15 Plants of Malus Mill., intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A2(9), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Apple proliferation mycoplasm or,

(b)
(aa)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for at least Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found, in these tests, free from that plant pest, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last six complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for, at least, Apple proliferation mycoplasm using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found, in these tests, free from that plant pest

(bb)

no symptoms of diseases caused by Apple proliferation mycoplasm have been observed on plants at the place of production, or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

16 Plants of the following species of Prunus L., intended for planting other than seeds:

  • Prunus amygdalus Batsch

  • Prunus armeniaca L.

  • Prunus blireiana Andre

  • Prunus brigantina Vill.

  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.

  • Prunus cistena Hansen

  • Prunus curdica Fenzl and Fritsch.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.domestica L.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.insititia(L.)

  • C.K. Schneid.

  • Prunus domestica ssp.italica

  • (Borkh.) Hegi.

  • Prunus glandulosa Thunb.

  • Prunus holosericea Batal.

  • Prunus hortulana Bailey

  • Prunus japonica Thunb.

  • Prunus mandshurica(Maxim.)

  • Koehne

  • Prunus maritima Marsh.

  • Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc.

  • Prunus nigra Ait.

  • Prunus persica(L.) Batsch

  • Prunus salicina L.

  • Prunus sibirica L.

  • Prunus simonii Carr.

  • Prunus spinosa L.

  • Prunus tomentosa Thunb.

  • Prunus triloba Lindl.

  • other species of Prunus L.

  • susceptible to Plum pox virus

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 4A2(12), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Plum pox virus, or

(b)
(aa)

the plants, other than those raised from seed, have been:

  • either officially certified under a certification scheme requiring them to be derived in direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and subjected to official testing for, at least, Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found, in these tests, free from that plant pest, or

  • derived in direct line from material which is maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected, within the last three complete cycles of vegetation, at least once, to official testing for at least Plum pox virus using appropriate indicators or equivalent methods and has been found, in these tests, free from that plant pest

(bb)

no symptoms of disease caused by Plum pox virus have been observed on plants at the place of production or on susceptible plants in its immediate vicinity, since the beginning of the last three complete cycles of vegetation

(cc)

plants at the place of production which have shown symptoms of disease caused by other viruses or virus-like pathogens, have been rogued out

18 Plants of Vitis L., other than fruit and seedsOfficial statement that no symptoms of Grapevine Flavescence dorée MLO and Xylophilus ampelinus(Panagopoulos) Willems et al. have been observed on the mother-stock plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last two complete cycles of vegetation
19.1 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for planting

Official statement that:

(a)

the Community provisions to combat Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival have been complied with, and

(b)

either the tubers originate in an area known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al., or the Community provisions to combat Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al. have been complied with, and

(c)

the tubers originate from a field known to be free from Globodera rostochiensis(Wollenweber) Behrens and Globodera pallida(Stone) Behrens

19.2 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for planting, other than tubers of those varieties officially accepted in one or more Member States pursuant to Council Directive 70/457/EEC

Without prejudice to the special requirements applicable to the tubers listed in Schedule 4A2(19.1) official statement that the tubers:

  • belong to advanced selections such a statement being indicated in an appropriate way on the document accompanying the relevant tubers

  • have been produced within the Community, and

  • have been derived in a direct line from material which has been maintained under appropriate conditions and has been subjected within the Community to official quarantine testing in accordance with appropriate methods and has been found, in these tests, free from plant pests

19.3 Plants of stolonor tuber-forming species of Solanum L., or their hybrids, intended for planting, other than those tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. specified in Schedule 4A2(19.1) or (19.2), and other than culture maintenance material being stored in genebanks or genetic stock collections
(a)

The plants shall have been held under quarantine conditions and shall have been found free of any plant pests in quarantine testing

(b)

The quarantine testing referred to in (a) shall:

(aa)

be supervised by the official plant protection organisation of the Member State concerned and executed by scientifically trained staff of that organisation or of any officially approved body

(bb)

be executed at a site provided with appropriate facilities sufficient to contain plant pests and maintain the material including indicator plants in such a way as to eliminate any risk of spreading plant pests

(cc)

be executed on each unit of the material,

  • by visual examination at regular intervals during the full length of at least one vegetative cycle, having regard to the type of material and its stage of development during the testing programme, for symptoms caused by any plant pests

  • by testing:

    • in the case of all potato material at least for

    • Andean potato latent virus

    • Arracacha virus B, oca strain

    • Potato black ringspot virus

    • Potato spindle tuber viroid

    • Potato virus T

    • Andean potato mottle virus

    • common potato viruses A, M, S, V, X and Y (including Yo, Yn and Yc) and Potato leaf roll virus

    • Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al.

  • in the case of true seed of potato at least for the viruses and viroid listed above

(dd)

by appropriate testing on any other symptom observed in the visual examination in order to identify the plant pests having caused such symptoms

(c)

Any material, which has not been found free, under the testing specified under (b) from plant pests as specified under (b) shall be immediately destroyed or subjected to procedures which eliminate the plant pests

(d)

Each organisation or research body holding this material shall inform their official Member State Plant Protection Service of the material held

19.4 Plants of stolonor tuber-forming species of Solanum L., or their hybrids, intended for planting, being stored in gene banks or genetic stock collectionsEach organisation or research body holding such material shall inform their official Member State Plant Protection Service of the material held
19.5 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. other than those mentioned in Schedule 4A2(19.1), (19.2), (19.3) or (19.4)

There shall be evidence by a registration number put on the packaging, or in the case of loose loaded potatoes transported in bulk, on the vehicle transporting the potatoes, that the potatoes have been grown by an offically registered producer, or originate from officially registered collective storage or dispatching centres located in the area of production indicating that the tubers are free from Pseudomonas solanacearum(Smith) Smith and that

(a)

the Community provisions to combat Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival, and

(b)

where appropriate, the Community provisions to combat Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al., are complied with

19.6 Plants of Solanaceae, intended for planting, other than seeds and other than plants mentioned in Schedule 4A2(19.4) or (19.5)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, listed in Schedule 4A2(19.1), (19.2), (19.3), where appropriate official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Potato stolbur mycoplasm, or

(b)

no symptoms of Potato stolbur mycoplasm have been observed on the plants at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

20 Plants of Humulus lupulus L., intended for planting, other than seedsOfficial statement that no symptoms of Verticillium albo-atrum Reinke and Berthold and Verticillium dahliae Klebahn have been observed on hops at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
21 Plants of Dendranthema(DC) Des Moul.,Dianthus L. and Pelargonium L'Herit. ex Ait., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

no signs of Heliothis armigera Hübner, or Spodoptera littoralis(Boisd.) have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(b)

the plants have undergone appropriate treatment to protect them from the said pests

22.1 Plants of Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul., intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A2(21), official statement that:

(a)

the plants are no more than third generation stock derived from material which has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during virological tests, or are directly derived from material of which a representative sample of at least 10% has been found to be free from Chrysanthemum stunt viroid during an official inspection carried out at the time of flowering

(b)

the plants or cuttings have come from premises:

  • which have been officially inspected at least monthly, during the three months prior to dispatch and on which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been observed during that period, and in the immediate vicinity of which no symptoms of Puccinia horiana Hennings have been known to have occurred during the three months prior to marketing, or

  • the consignment has undergone appropriate treatment against Puccinia horiana Hennings

(c)

in the case of unrooted cuttings no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola(Baker, Dimock et Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or on the plants from which the cuttings were derived, or that, in the case of rooted cuttings no symptoms of Didymella ligulicola(Baker, Dimock et Davis) v. Arx were observed either on the cuttings or the rooting bed.

22.2 Plants of Dianthus L., intended for planting other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A2(21), official statement that:

  • the plants have been derived in direct line from mother plants which have been found free from Erwinia chrysanthemi pv. dianthicola (Hellmers) Dickey,Pseudomonas caryophylli(Burkholder) Starr et Burkholder, and Phialophora cinerescens(Wollenw.) van Beyma on officially approved tests carried out at least once within the two previous years

  • no symptoms of the above plant pests have been observed on the plants

23 Bulbs of Tulipa L. and Narcissus L., other than those for which there shall be evidence by their packaging, or by other means, that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involved in professional cut flower productionOfficial statement that no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev have been observed on the plants since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation
24 Plants of Apium graveolens L.,Argyranthemum ssp.,Aster ssp.,Brassica ssp.,Capsicum annuum L.,Cucumis ssp.,Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul,Dianthus L. and hybrids,Exacum ssp.,Gerbera Cass.,Gypsophilia L.,Lactuca ssp.,Leucanthemum L.,Lupinus L.,Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex. Farw.,Solanum melongena L.,Spinacia L.,Tanacetum L. and Verbena L. intended for planting, other than seeds

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants, where appropriate, listed in Schedule 4A2(21), (22.1), (22.2), official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in an area known to be free from Liriomyza bryoniae(Kaltenbach),Liriomyzu huidobrensis(Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii(Burgess), or

(b)

either no signs of Liriomyza bryoniae(Kaltenbach),Liriomyza huidobrensis(Blanchard) or Liriomyza trifolii(Burgess) have been observed at the place of production, on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to harvesting, or

(c)

immediately prior to marketing the plants have been inspected and found free from signs of the relevant plant pests and have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating Liriomyza bryoniae(Kaltenbach),Liriomyza huidobrensis(Blanchard) and Liriomyza trifolii(Burgess)

25 Plants with roots, planted or intended for planting, grown in the open airThere shall be evidence that the place of production is known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.sepedonicus(Spieckermann et Kotthoff) Davis et al.,Globodera pallida(Stone) Behrens,Globodera rostochiensis(Wollenweber) Behrens and Synchytrium endobioticum(Schilbersky) Percival
26 Plants of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Beet leaf curl virus, or (b) Beet leaf curl virus has not been known to occur in the area of production, and no symptoms of Beet leaf curl virus have been observed at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation

27 Seeds of Helianthus annuus L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni, or

(b)

the seeds, other than those seeds that have been produced on varieties resistant to all races of Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni present in the area of production, have been subjected to an appropriate treatment against Plasmopara halstedii(Farlow) Berl. et de Toni

28 Seeds of Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex Farw.

Official statement that the seeds have been obtained by means of an appropriate acid extraction method or an equivalent method and

(a)

either the seeds originate in areas where Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.michiganensis(Smith) Davis et al., or Xanthomonas campestris pv.vesicatoria(Doidge) Dye are not known to occur, or

(b)

no symptoms of diseases caused by those plant pests have been observed on the plants at the place of production during their last complete cycle of vegetation, or

(c)

the seeds have been subjected to official testing for at least those plant pests, on a representative sample and using appropriate methods, and have been found, in these tests, to be free from those plant pests

29.1 Seeds of Medicago sativa L.

Official statement that:

(a)

no symptoms of Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation and that no Ditylenchus dipsaci(Kühn) Filipjev has been revealed by laboratory tests on a representative sample, or

(b)

that fumigation has taken place prior to marketing

29.2 Seeds of Medicago sativa L.

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A2(29.1),

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al.

(b)
  • Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al. has not been known to occur on the farm or in the immediate vicinity since the beginning of the past 10 years,

  • and

    • the crop belongs to a variety recognised as being highly resistant to Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al., or

    • it had not yet started its fourth complete cycle of vegetation from sowing when the seed was harvested, and there was not more than one preceding seed harvest from the crop, or

    • the content of inert matter which has been determined in accordance with the rules applicable for certification of seed marketed in the Community, does not exceed 0.1% by weight

  • no symptoms of Clavibacter michiganensis ssp.insidiosus Davis et al. have been observed at the place of production, or on any Medicago sativa L. crop adjacent to it, during the last complete cycle of vegetation or, where appropriate, the last two cycles of vegetation

  • the crop has been grown on land on which no previous Medicago sativa L. crop has been present during the last three years prior to sowing

30 Seeds of Phaseolus L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli(Smith Dye, or

(b)

a representative sample of the seeds has been tested and found free from Xanthomonas campestris pv.phaseoli(Smith) Dye in these tests

31.1 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybridsThe packaging shall bear an appropriate origin mark
31.2 Fruits of Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf. and their hybrids, other than fruits of Citrus clementina Hort. ex Tanaka, originating in F (Corsica)Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the fruits in the Schedule 4A2(31.1), the fruits shall be free from leaves and peduncles

Part B.Special requirements which shall be laid down for the introduction and movement of plants, plant products and other objects into and within certain protected zones

Plants, plant products and other objectsSpecial requirementsProtected zone(s)
*

(Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, the following counties and areas of England: Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cleveland, Cornwall, Cumbria, Devon, Dorset, Durham, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Humberside, Isle of Wight, Isles of Scilly, Kent, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Suffolk, Surrey, East Sussex, West Sussex, Tyne and Wear, Wiltshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, and the following parts of counties; in Avon that part of the county to the south of the southern boundary of the M4 motorway; in Derbyshire the districts of north-east Derbyshire, Chesterfield, Bolsover; in Leicestershire the districts of Charnwood, Melton, Rutland, Harborough, Oadby and Wigston, Leicester, Blaby; in North Yorkshire the districts of Scarborough, Ryedale, Hambleton, Richmondshire, Harrogate, York, Selby.)

1 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5) or (7), where appropriate,

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Dendroctonus micans Kugelan, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark Kiln-dried, K.D. or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, E, IRL, I, P, UKa
2 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate and Schedule 4B(1),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ips duplicatus Sahlberg, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark Kiln-dried, K.D. or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, E, IRL, I, P, UK
3 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate, and Schedule 4B(1), (2),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ips typographus Heer, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark Kiln-dried, K.D.or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, E, IRL, P, UK
4 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate and Schedule 4B(1), (2), (3),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ips amitinus Eichhoff, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark Kiln-dried, K.D. or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, E, F (Corsica), IRL, I, P, UK
5 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate, and Schedule 4B(1), (2), (3), (4),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ips cembrae Heer, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark 'Kiln-dried', 'K.D.' or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, E, IRL, P, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
6 Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate and Schedule 4B(1), (2), (3), (4), (5),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Ips sexdentatus Boerner, or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark 'Kiln-dried', 'K.D.' or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matter, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

EL, IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
6a Wood of confiers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate, and Schedule 4B(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Pissodes spp. (European), or

(c)

there shall be evidence by a mark 'Kiln-dried', 'K.D.' or another internationally recognised mark, put on the wood or on its packaging in accordance with current commercial usage, that it has undergone kiln-drying to below 20% moisture content, expressed as a percentage of dry matters, at time of manufacture, achieved through an appropriate time/temperature schedule

IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
6b Wood of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the wood listed in Schedule 4A1(1.1), (1.2), (1.3), (1.4), (1.5), (7), where appropriate and Schedule 4B(4),

(a)

the wood shall be stripped of its bark, or

(b)

official statement that the wood originates in areas known to be free from Matsucoccus feytaudi Duc.

F(Corsica)
7 Plants of conifers (Coniferales) other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10) or Schedule 4A2(4), (5), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Dendroctonus micans KugelanEL, E, IRL, I, P, UKa
8 Plants of confiers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5) and Schedule 4B(7), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Ips duplicatus SahlbergEL, E, IRL, I, P, UK
9 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Ips typographus HeerEL, E, IRL, P, UK
10 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Ips amitinus EichhofEL, E, F(Corsica), IRL, I, P, UK
11 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Ips cembrae HeerEL, E, IRL, P, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
12 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seeds, over 3 m in heightWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10(, (11), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Ips sexdentatus BoernerEL IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
13 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), other than fruit and seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), (10), Schedule 4A2(4), (5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), where appropriate, official statement that the place of production is free from Pissodes spp. (European)IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
14a Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Dendroctonus micans Kugelan

EL, E, IRL, I, P, UK*
14b Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Ips amitinus Eichhof

EL, E, F(Corsica), IRL, I, P, UK
14c Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), (14b), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Ips cembrae Heer

EL, E, IRL, P, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
14d Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), (14b), (14c), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Ips duplicatus Sahlberg

EL, E, IRL, I, P, UK
14e Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), (14b), (14c), (14d), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Ips sexdentatus Boerner

EL, IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
14f Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), (14b), (14c), (14d), (14e), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Ips typographus Heer

EL, E, IRL, P, UK
14g Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14b), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Matsucoccus feytaudi Duc.

F (Corsica)
14h Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales)

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the bark listed in Schedule 3A(4), Schedule 4B(14a), (14b), (14c), (14d), (14e), (14f), official statement that the consignment:

(a)

has been subjected to fumigation or other appropriate treatments against bark beetles, or

(b)

originates in areas known to be free from Pissodes spp. (European)

IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
15. Plants of Larix Mill. intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (10), Schedule 4A2(5), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Cephalcia lariciphila(Klug.)F, IRL, UK, (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
16 Plants of Pinus L.,Picea A. Dietr.,Larix Mill.,Abies Mill., and Pseudotsuga Carr. intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), Schedule 4A2(4), and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (15), where appropriate, official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Gremmeniella abietina(Lag.) MoreletIRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
17 Plants of Pinus L., intended for planting, other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (9), Schedule 4A2(4) and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (16), official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production and its immediate vicinity is free from Thaumetopoea pityocampa(Den. et Schiff.)E (Ibiza)
18 Plants of Picea A. Dietr., intended for planting other than seedsWithout prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(1), Schedule 4A1(8.1), (8.2), (10), Schedule 4A2(5) and Schedule 4B(7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (12), (13), (16), official statement that the plants have been produced in nurseries and that the place of production is free from Gilpinia hercyniae(Hartig)EL, F, IRL, UK (N-IRL, Isle of Man)
19 Plants of Eucalyptus l'Herit, other than fruit and seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants are free from soil, and have been subjected to a treatment against Gonipterus scutellatus Gyll., or

(b)

the plants originate in areas known to be free from Gonipterus scutellatus Gyll.

EL, P
20.1 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., intended for planting

Without prejudice to the provisions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(10), (11), Schedule 4A1(25.1), (25.2), (25.3), (25.4), (25.5), (25.6), Schedule 4A2(19.1), (19.2), (19.3), (19.4), (19.6), official statement that the tubers:

(a)

were grown in an area where Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV) is known not to occur, or

(b)

were grown on land, or in growing media consisting of soil that is known to be free from BNYVV, or officially tested by appropriate methods and found free from BNYVV, or

(c)

have been washed free from soil

DK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
20.2 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L., other than those mentioned in Schedule 4B(20.1) and other than those intended for starch production at premises with approved waste disposal facilitiesThe consignment or lot shall not contain more than 1% by weight of soilDK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
21 Plants and live pollen for pollination of: Chaenomeles Lindl.,Cotoneaster Ehrh.,Crataegus L.,Cydonia Mill.,Eriobotrya Lindl.,Malus Mill.,Mespilus L.,Pyracantha Roem.,Pyrus L.,Sorbus L. other than Sorbus intermedia(Ehrh.) Pers.,Stranvaesia, Lindl., other than fruit and seeds

Without prejudice to the prohibitions applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 3A(9), (18), and Schedule 3B(1), where appropriate, official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in the protected zones E, F (Champagne-Ardennes, Alsace-except department of Bas Rhin -, Lorraine, Franche-Comté, Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne, Auvergne, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Corse, Languedoc-Roussillon), IRL, I, P, UK (N-IRL, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands) or,

(b)

the plants have been produced or, if moved into a 'buffer zone' maintained, for a period of at least one year, on a field:

(aa)

located in an officially designated 'buffer zone' covering at least 50 km2 i.e. an area where host plants are subjected to an officially approved and supervised control regime with the object of minimising the risk of Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al. being spread from the plants grown there

(bb)

which has been officially approved, before the start of the last complete cycle of vegetation, for the cultivation of plants under the requirements laid down in this point,

(cc)

which, as well as the other parts of the 'buffer zone', has been found free from Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al. since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation,

  • at official inspections carried out at least twice in the field, as well as in the surrounding zone of a radius of at least 250 m, i.e. once during July/August and once during September/October, and

  • at official spot checks carried out in the surrounding zone of a radius of at least 1 km, at least once during July to October, in selected appropriate places, in particular where appropriate indicator plants are present, and

  • at official tests carried out in accordance with an appropriate laboratory method on samples officially drawn, since the start of the last complete cycle of vegetation, from plants having shown symptoms of Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al. on the field or in other parts of the 'buffer zone', and

(dd)

from which, as well as from the other parts of the 'buffer zone', no host plants showing symptoms of Erwinia amylovora(Burr.) Winsl. et al. have been removed without prior official investigation or approval

E, F (Champagne-Ardennes, Alsace-except department of Bas Rhin -, Lorraine, Franche-Comté, Rhône-Alpes, Bourgogne, Auvergne, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Corse, Languedoc-Roussillon), IRL, I, P, UK (N-IRL, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands)
22 Plants of Allium porrum L.,Apium L.,Beta L.,Brassica napus L.,Brassica rapa L.,Daucus L., other than plants intended for plantingThe consignment or lot shall not contain more than 1% by weight of soilDK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
23 Plants of Beta vulgaris L., intended for planting other than seed
(a)

Without prejudice to the requirements applicable to the plants listed in Schedule 4A1(35.1), (35.2), Schedule 4A2(26), and Schedule 4B(22), official statement that the plants:

(aa)

have been officially individually tested and found free from Beet necrotic yellow vein virus (BNYVV), or

(bb)

have been grown from seeds complying with the requirements listed in Schedule 4B(27), and

  • grown in areas where BNYVV is known not to occur, or

  • grown on land, or in growing media, officially tested by appropriate methods and found free from BNYVV, and

  • sampled, and the sample tested and found free from BNYVV

(b)

the organisation or research body holding the material shall inform their official Member State Plant Protection Service of the material held

DK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
24 Plants of Begonia L. and Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd., other than those for which there shall be evidence by their packaging or their flower (or bract) development or by other means that they are intended for sale to final consumers not involved in professional plant production, intended for planting, other than seeds

Official statement that:

(a)

the plants originate in an area known to be free from Bemisia tabaci Genn., or

(b)

no signs of Bemisia tabaci Genn. have been observed on plants at the place of production on official inspections carried out at least monthly during the three months prior to marketing, or

(c)

immediately prior to marketing the plants have been subjected to an appropriate treatment aimed at eradicating Bemisia tabaci Genn. and have been inspected and found free from signs of the living plant pest

DK, IRL, P, UK
25.1 Plants of Beta vulgaris L. intended for animal fodder

Official statement that:

the consignment of plants has been either

(a)

heat treated to eliminate contamination with beet necrotic yellow vein virus, or

(b)

processed to remove soil and lateral roots and to de-vitalise the plants

DK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
25.2 Plants of Beta vulgaris L., intended for industrial processingOfficial statement that the plants are intended for industrial processing and delivered to processing enterprises with appropriate controlled waste disposal, to prevent the spread of BNYVV and transported in such a manner as to ensure that there is no risk of spread of the plant pestDK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
26 Soil and unsterlised waste from beetOfficial statement that the soil or waste has been treated to eliminate contamination with Beet necrotic yellow vein virusDK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
27 Seeds of Beta vulgaris L.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seeds satisfy the conditions laid down in Annex I(B)(3) of Directive 66/400/EEC, or

(b)

the seeds have been produced from a crop grown in an area where Beet necrotic yellow vein virus is known not to occur

DK, IRL, P (Azores), UK
28 Seeds of Gossypium spp.

Official statement that:

(a)

the seed has been acid-delinted, and

(b)

no symptoms of Glomerella gossypii Edgerton have been observed at the place of production since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, and that a representative sample has been tested and has been found free from Glomerella gossypii Edgerton in those tests

EL. I (Sicily)
29 Seeds of Mangifera spp.Official statement that the seeds originate in areas known to be free from Sternochetus mangifera FabriciusE, P
30 Used agricultural machineryThe machinery shall be cleaned and free from soil and plant debrisDK, IRL, P (Azores), UK

NB. In Part B of this Schedule Member States are indicated by the initials in general use in the European Community and relevant regions of the Member States appear in parentheses.

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