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The Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993

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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.)

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