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The Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993

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Article 3(1)

SCHEDULE 5PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS AND OTHER OBJECTS WHICH MUST BE SUBJECT TO A PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION — AT THE PLACE OF PRODUCTION IF ORIGINATING IN THE COMMUNITY, BEFORE BEING MOVED WITHIN THE COMMUNITY — IN THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN OR THE CONSIGNOR COUNTRY, IF ORIGINATING OUTSIDE THE COMMUNITY — BEFORE BEING PERMITTED TO ENTER THE COMMUNITY

Part A:PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS AND OTHER OBJECTS ORIGINATING IN THE COMMUNITY

I.Plants, plant products and other objects which are potential carriers of plant pests of relevance for the entire Community, and which must be accompanied by a plant passport.

1..  Plants and plant products.

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

1.2 Plants of Beta vulgaris L. and Humulus lupulus L., intended for planting, other than seeds.

1.3 Plants of stolonor tuber-forming species of Solanum L. or their hybrids, intended for planting.

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

1.5 Without prejudice to 1.6, plants of Citrus L. and its hybrids, other than fruit and seeds.

1.6 Fruits of Citrus clementina L. with peduncles and leaves.

1.7 Wood where it

(a)has been obtained in whole or part from one of the following genera:

  • Castanea Mill. excluding wood which has been stripped of bark

  • Platanus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, and

(b)meets one of the following descriptions laid down in Annex I, Part II of Council Regulation (EEC) No. 2658/87 of 23 July 1987 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff(1)

CN CodeDescription
4401 10Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms
4401 22Wood in chips or particles
ex 4401 30Wood waste and scrap, not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms
4403 99

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared:

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives,

  • other than coniferous, oak (Quercus spp.) or beech (Fagus spp.)

ex 4404 20

Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, painted but not sawn lengthwise:

  • non-coniferous

4406 10

Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties): of wood

  • not impregnated

ex 4407 99

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger–joined, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm in particular, beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths:

  • other than coniferous, tropical woods, oak (Quercus spp.) or beech (Fagus spp.)

1.8 Isolated bark of Castanea Mill.

2.  Plants, plant products and other objects produced by producers whose production and sale is authorised to persons professionally engaged in plant production, other than those plants, plant products and other objects which are prepared and ready for sale to the final consumer, and for which it is ensured by the responsible offical bodies of the Member States, that the production thereof is clearly separate from that of other products.

2.1 Plants, intended for planting other than seeds of the genera Abies Mill.,Apium graveolens L.,Argyranthemum L.,Aster spp.,Brassica L.,Castanea Mill.,Cucumis spp.,Dendranthema(DC.) Des Moul.,Dianthus L. and hybrids,Exacum L.,Fragaria L.,Gerbera Cass.,Gypsophila L., all varieties of New Guinea hybrids of Impatiens L.,Lactuca L.,Larix Mill.,Leucanthemum L.,Lupinus L.,Pelargonium l'Herit ex Ait.,Picea A. Dietr.,Pinus L.,Platanus L.,Populus L.,Pseudotsugar Carr.,Quercus L.,Rubus L.,Spinacia L.,Tanacetum L.,Tsuga Carr., and Verbena L.

(2.2) Plants of Solanaceae, other than those referred to in item 1.3, intended for planting, other than seeds.

2.3 Plants of Araceae, Marantaceae, Musaceae,Persea spp. and Strelitziaceae, rooted or with growing medium attached or associated.

2.4 Seeds and bulbs of Allium cepa L.,Allium porrum L., and Allium schoenoprasum L.

3.  Bulbs and corms intended for planting produced by producers whose production and sale is authorised to persons professionally engaged in plant production, other than those plants, plant products and other objects which are prepared and ready for sale to the final consumer and for which it is ensured by the responsible official bodies of the Member States, that the production thereof is clearly separate from that of other products of:

Camassia Lindl.,Chionodoxa Boiss.,Crocus flavus Weston 'Golden Yellow',Galanthus L.,Galtonia candicans(Baker) Decne,Gladiolus Tourn. ex L.,Hyacinthus L.,Iris L.,Ismene Herbert,Muscari Miller.,Narcissus L.,Ornithogalum L.,Puschkinia Adams,Scilla L.,Tigridia Juss, and Tulipa L.

II.Plants, plant products and other objects which are potential carriers of plant pests of relevance for certain protected zones, and which must be accompanied by a plant passport valid for the appropriate zone when introduced into or moved within that zone.

Without prejudice to the plants, plant products and other objects listed in Part I.

1.  Plants, plant products and other objects

1.1 Plants of conifers (Coniferales), as appropriate.

1.2 Plants intended for planting, other than seeds, of Populus L. and Beta vulgaris L.

1.3 Plants, other than fruit and seeds, of Chaenomeles Lindl.,Cotoneaster Ehrh.,Crataegus L.,Cydonia Mill.,Eriobotrya Lindl.,Eucalyptus l'Herit.,Malus Mill.,Mespilus L.,Persea americana P. Mill.,Pyracantha Roem.,Pyrus L.,Sorbus L. other than Sorbus intermedia(Ehrh) Pers., and Stranvaesia Lindl.

1.4 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. and Stranvaesia Lindl.

1.5 Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L. intended for planting.

1.6 Plants of Beta vulgaris L. intended for animal fodder or for industrial processing.

1.7 Soil and unsterilised waste from beet (Beta vulgaris L.)

1.8 Seeds of Beta vulgaris L.,Dolichos Jacq.,Gossypium spp., and Phaseolus vulgaris L.

1.9 Fruits (bolls) of Gossypium spp.

1.10 Wood where it

(a)has been obtained in whole or part from conifers (Coniferales) and

(b)meets one of the following descriptions laid down in Annex I Part II of Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87.

CN CodeDescription
4401 10Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms
4401 21Wood in chips or particles
ex 4401 30Wood waste and scrap, not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms
4403 20

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared:

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives,

ex 4404 10Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise:
4406 10

Railway or tramway sleepers (cross–ties):

  • not impregnated

ex 4407 10Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger–jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm (in particular, beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths):
ex 4415 10Packing cases, crates, drums
ex 4415 20

Pallets, box pallets and other load boards

  • other than pallets and box pallets where they satisfy the standard set up for 'UIC-Pallets' and are marked accordingly

1.11 Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales).

2.  Plants, plant products and other objects produced by producers whose production and sale is authorised to persons professionally engaged in plant production, other than those plants, plant products and other objects which are prepared and ready for sale to the final consumer, and for which it is ensured by the responsible official bodies of the Member States, that the production thereof is clearly separate from that of other products.

2.1 Without prejudice to item II 1.1 above, plants of conifers (Coniferales) intended for planting, other than seeds.

2.2 Plants of Begonia L., and Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. intended for planting, other than seeds.

Part B:Plants, Plant Products and Other Objects Originating in Territories, Other Than Those Territories Referred to in Part A

I.Plants, plant products and other objects which are potential carriers of plant pests of relevance for the entire Community.

1.  Plants, intended for planting, other than seeds or aquarium plants, but including seeds of Cruciferae, Gramineae,Trifolium spp., originating in Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Chile, New Zealand and Uruguay,Capsicum spp.,Helianthus annuus L.,Lycopersicon lycopersicum(L.) Karsten ex Farw.,Medicago sativa L.,Prunus L.,Rubus L.,Oryza spp.,Zea mais L.,Allium cepa L.,Allium porrum L.,Allium schoenoprasum L., and Phaseolus L.

2.  Parts of plants, other than fruit and seeds of

  • Castanea Mill.,Dendranthema(DC) Des. Moul.,Dianthus L.,Pelargonium l'Herit ex Ait,Phoenix spp.,Populus L.,Quercus L.,

  • conifers (Coniferales),

  • Acer saccharum Marsh., originating in North American countries,

  • Prunus L., originating in non-European countries.

3.  Fruit of:

  • Citrus L.,Fortunella Swingle,Poncirus Raf., and their hybrids

  • Annona L.,Cydonia Mill.,Diospyros L.,Malus Mill.,Mangifera L.,Passiflora L.,Prunus L.,Psidium L.,Pyrus L.,Ribes L.,Syzygium Gaertn., and Vaccinium L., originating in non-European countries.

4.  Tubers of Solanum tuberosum L.

5.  Isolated bark of:

  • conifers (Coniferales)

  • Acer saccharum Marsh.,Castanea Mill.,Populus L. and Quercus L., other than Quercus suber L.

6  Wood where it:

(a)has been obtained in whole or part from one of the order, genera or species as described hereafter:

  • Castanea Mill.,

  • Castanea Mill.,Quercus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in North American countries,

  • Platanus, including wood which has not kept its natural round surface,

  • Conifers (Coniferales), other than Pinus L., originating in non-European countries, including wood which has not kept its natural round surface

  • Pinus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface

  • Populus L., originating in countries of the American continent,

  • Acer saccharum Marsh., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in North American countries, and

(b)meets one of the following descriptions laid down in Annex I Part II of Regulation (EEC) No.2658/87

CN CodeDescription
Pallets and box pallets (CN code ex441520) are also exempted where they satisfy the standard set up for 'UIC-Pallets' and are marked accordingly.
4401 10Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms
ex 4401 21

Wood in chips or particles

= coniferous, originating in non-European countries

4401 22

Wood in chips or particles

= non-coniferous

ex 4401 30Wood waste and scrap, not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms
ex 4403 20

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood or roughly squared

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives, coniferous originating in non-European countries

4403 91

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood or roughly squared:

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives

    = oak (Quercus spp.)

4403 99

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared:

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives,

    = other than coniferous, of oak (Quercus spp.) or of beech Fagus spp.)

Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise:

  • coniferous, originating in non-European countries

ex 4404 10

Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise:

  • coniferous, originating in non-European countries

ex 4404 20

Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise:

  • non-coniferous

4406 10

Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood

  • not impregnated

ex 4407 10

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6mm, in particular beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths:

  • coniferous, in non-European countries

ex 4407 91

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6mm, in particular beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths

  • oak (Quercus spp.)

ex 4407 99

Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6mm, in particular beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths

  • other than coniferous, of tropical woods, of oak (Quercus spp.) or of beech (Fagus spp.)

ex 4415 10Packing cases, crates and drums of wood originating in non-European countries
ex 4415 50Pallets, box pallets and other load boards, of wood originating in non-European countries
ex 4416 00Barrels of wood, including staves, of oak (Quercus spp.)

7.—(a) Soil and growing medium as such, which consists in whole or in part of soil or solid organic substances such as parts of plants, humus including peat or bark, other than that composed entirely of peat.

(b)Soil and growing medium, attached to or associated with plants, consisting in whole or in part of material specified in (a) or consisting in whole or in part of peat or of any solid inorganic substance intended to sustain the vitality of the plants, originating in Turkey, Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, and in non-European countries other than Cyprus, Egypt, Israel, Libya, Malta, Morocco and Tunisia.

II.Plants, plant products and other objects which are potential carriers of plant pests of relevance for certain protected zones.

Without prejudice to the plants, plant products and other objects listed in I.

1.  Plants of Beta vulgaris L. intended for animal fodder or for industrial processing.

2.  Soil and unsterilised waste from beet (Beta vulgaris L.).

3.  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. and Stranvaesia Lindl.

4.  Parts of plants, other than fruit and seeds 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.

5.  Seeds of Dolichos Jacq.,Mangifera spp.Beta vulgaris L. and Phaseolus vulgaris L.

6.  Seeds and fruits (bolls) of Gossypium spp.

7.  Wood where it:

(a)has been obtained in whole or part from conifers (Coniferales), other than Pinus L., originating in European third countries, and

(b)meets one of the following descriptions laid down in Annex I Part II of Regulation (EEC) No.2658/87

CN CodeDescription
Pallets and box pallets (CN code ex441520) are also exempted where they satisfy the standards set up for 'UIC-Pallets' and are marked accordingly.
4401 10Fuel wood, in logs, in billets, in twigs, in faggots or in similar forms
4401 21Wood in chips or particles
ex 4401 30Wood waste and scrap, not agglomerated in logs, briquettes, pellets or similar forms
4403 20

Wood in the rough, whether or not stripped of bark or sapwood, or roughly squared:

  • other than treated with paint, stains, creosote or other preservatives,

ex 4404 10Split poles: piles, pickets and stakes of wood, pointed but not sawn lengthwise:
4406 10

Railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties):

  • not impregnated

ex 4407 10Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, not planed, sanded or finger-jointed, of a thickness exceeding 6mm in particular, beams, planks, flitches, boards, laths
4415 10Packing cases, crates and drums
4415 20Pallets, box pallets and other load boards

Pallets and box pallets (CN code ex 4415 20) are also exempted where they satisfy the standards set up for “UIC-Pallets”and are marked accordingly.

8.  Parts of plants of Persea americana P. Mill., and Eucalyptus L'Herit.

(1)

OJ No L256, 7.9.1987, p.1, as last amended by Commission Regulation (EEC) No. 2505/92 (OJ No. L167, 14.9.1992, p.1)

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