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The Plant Health (Export Certification) (England) (Amendment) Order 2018

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Amendment of the Plant Health (Export Certification) (England) Order 2004

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2.—(1) The Plant Health (Export Certification) (England) Order 2004(1) is amended as follows.

(2) For article 4 substitute—

4.(1) The fees specified in the table in Schedule 3 are payable in respect of the services described in column 1 of the table by a person who applies for a certificate or a pre-export service.

(2) The amount of the fee in respect of any service described in column 1 of the table in Schedule 3 is—

(a)in the case of a small exporter who, at the date of the application, has only been liable during the financial year in which the application is made to pay fees of £250 or less in respect of services under this Order, the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that table, determined in accordance with the entries for that service in column 2 of that table;

(b)in any other case, the amount specified in the corresponding entry in column 4 of that table, determined in accordance with the entries for that service in column 2 of that table.

(3) The fees specified in the entries in columns 3 and 4 of the table in Schedule 3 in respect of an inspection of a consignment or an audit of a grain inspection are payable for each 15 minutes (or part thereof) spent in carrying out the inspection or audit and any associated activities, subject to the minimum fees specified in those entries.

(4) Where a person submits an application for a certificate or a pre-export service or a request to amend a certificate in paper form (and not online), the following additional fee is payable in respect of the application or the request—

(a)in the case of a small exporter who, at the date of the application or request, has only been liable during the financial year in which the application or request is made to pay fees of £250 or less in respect of services under this Order, £7.43;

(b)in any other case, £14.86.

(5) Any fee payable under this article is payable to the Secretary of State on demand.

(6) In this article, “small exporter”, in relation to an application for a certificate or a pre-export service or a request to amend a certificate, means a person who—

(a)in the financial year in which the application or request is made—

(i)is not a taxable person for the purposes of the Value Added Tax Act 1994(2); or

(ii)does not make a taxable supply of plants, plant products, seeds, soil or agricultural machinery for the purposes of the Value Added Tax Act 1994; or

(b)in the financial year preceding the year in which the application or request is made, exported goods which were accompanied by a certificate the total value of which was less than £5,000..

(3) For Schedule 3 substitute—

Article 4(1)

SCHEDULE 3Fees for export certification services and pre-export services

In this Schedule—

“period 1” means the period ending on 30th September 2018;

“period 2” means the period beginning on 1st October 2018 and ending on 31st March 2019.

(1)

Service

(2)

Date

(3)

Fee (£)

(4)

Fee (£)

Inspection of consignmentIn the case of an inspection carried out in period 134.44 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 68.8868.88 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 137.76
In the case of an inspection carried out in period 235.38 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 70.7670.76 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 141.52
In the case of an inspection carried out on or after 1st April 201936.80 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 73.6070.76 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 141.52
Audit of a grain inspection carried out pursuant to article 3(3)In the case of an audit carried out in period 19.90 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 19.8019.80 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 36.90
In the case of an audit carried out in period 211.55 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 23.1023.10 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 46.20
In the case of an audit carried out on or after 1st April 201913.20 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 26.4026.40 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of 52.80

Laboratory

examination

In the case of a laboratory examination carried out in period 17.69 per sample tested

15.38 per sample tested

In the case of a laboratory examination carried out in period 211.53 per sample tested23.07 per sample tested
In the case of a laboratory examination carried out on or after 1st April 201915.38 per sample tested30.76 per sample tested
Issue of certificateIn the case of a certificate issued in period 19.11 per certificate18.23 per certificate
In the case of a certificate issued in period 210.20 per certificate20.41 per certificate
In the case of a certificate issued on or after 1st April 201911.29 per certificate22.59 per certificate
Amendment of a certificate at the request of the exporter-7.43 per certificate

14.86 per certificate

(4) Omit Schedule 4.

(1)

S.I. 2004/1404; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 2005/3480, 2014/609, 2015/382.

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