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The Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993

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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.


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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