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21.—(1) When any relevant fishery products are sold for the first time in England (referred to in this Part as a “chargeable transaction”), the vendor shall include in the price which the purchaser is required to pay for them an amount equal to the charge referred to in this Part as “the third country direct landings charge”.
(2) Subject to regulation 22, the amount of the third country direct landings charge shall be —
(a)in respect of the expenditure incurred in exercising the official controls required under Chapter II of Annex III to Regulation 854/2004, 1 Euro per tonne of relevant fishery products for the first 50 tonnes and 0.5 Euro per tonne for each additional tonne of such products, except that where the actual costs attributable to the exercise of the official controls in relation to an unloaded consignment of specified pelagic fish do not exceed 50 Euros, the third country direct landings charge in respect of that consignment shall not exceed that amount; and
(b)in respect of the expenditure incurred in exercising official controls on vessels and on conditions of landing, 1 Euro per tonne.
(3) The vendor shall pay the third country direct landings charge to the relevant food authority.
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