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The Plant Health (Forestry) Order 2005

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Article 6(2)

SCHEDULE 5Relevant material from a third country for which a phytosanitary certificate may be required

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PART ARelevant material which may only be landed in Great Britain if accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate

1.  Trees, other than seeds, intended for planting.

2.  Parts of trees, other than fruit or seeds, of—

(a)Castanea Mill., Populus L. or Quercus L.;

(b)conifers (Coniferales); or

(c)Acer saccharum Marsh. originating in the USA or Canada.

3.  Isolated bark of—

(a)conifers (Coniferales), originating in any country outside Europe; or

(b)Acer saccharum Marsh., Populus L. or Quercus L. other than Quercus suber L.

4.  Wood referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of the definition of “wood” in article 2(1), where it—

(a)has been obtained in whole or in part from one of the following order, genera or species, except wood packaging material of a description specified in column 2 of item 8 in Part A of Schedule 4—

(i)Quercus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in the USA, except wood in the form of casks, barrels, vats, tubs or other coopers' products or parts thereof including staves and where there is documented evidence that the wood has been processed or manufactured using a heat treatment to achieve a minimum temperature of 176°C for 20 minutes;

(ii)Platanus, including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in the USA or Armenia;

(iii)Populus L., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in any country of the American continent;

(iv)Acer saccharum Marsh., including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in the USA or Canada; or

(v)Conifers (Coniferales), including wood which has not kept its natural round surface, originating in any country outside Europe, Kazakhstan, Russia or Turkey; and

(b)meets one of the descriptions specified in item 6(b) in Annex V, Part B, Section I of the Directive.

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

6.  Soil or growing medium attached to or appears to have been in contact with trees, consisting in whole or in part of material specified in paragraph 5 or consisting in whole or in part of peat or of any solid inorganic substance, intended to sustain the vitality of the trees, originating in—

(a)Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Turkey, or the Ukraine; or

(b)any country outside Europe, other than Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Libya, Morocco or Tunisia.

PART BRelevant material which, if destined for certain protected zones, may only be landed in Great Britain if accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate

1.  Wood referred to in paragraph (a) or (b) of the definition of “wood” in article 2(1), where it—

(a)has been obtained in whole or on part from one of the following, except wood packaging of a description specified in column 2 of item 8 in Part A of Schedule 4—

(i)conifers (Coniferales), excluding wood which is bark-free originating in any third country in Europe; or

(ii)Castanea Mill., excluding wood which is bark-free; and

(b)meets one of the descriptions specified in item 7(b) in Annex V, Part B, Section II of the Directive.

2.  Parts of trees of Eucalyptus L'Hérit.

3.  Isolated bark of conifers (Coniferales) originating in any third country in Europe.

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