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The Plant Health etc. (Fees) (England) Regulations 2018

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Regulation 3(1)

SCHEDULE 1Import inspection fees

Column 1

Plant, plant product or other object

Column 2

Fee (£)

Cuttings, seedlings (except forestry reproductive material), young plants of strawberries or of vegetables139.84
Shrubs, trees (other than cut Christmas trees), other woody nursery plants including forest reproductive material (other than seed)152.41
Bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers, intended for planting (other than tubers of potatoes)233.18
Seeds, tissue cultures117.81
Other plants intended for planting, not specified elsewhere in this table152.41
Cut flowers33.42
Branches with foliage, parts of conifers (other than cut Christmas trees)64.67
Cut Christmas trees122.89
Leaves of plants, such as herbs, spices and leafy vegetables75.30
Fruits, vegetables (other than leafy vegetables)57.45
Tubers of potatoes156.63
Soil and growing medium, bark122.85
Grain133.23
Other plants or plant products not specified elsewhere in this table, except forest trees11.16

Regulation 3(2)(c)

SCHEDULE 2Import inspection fees: reduced rates

Column 1

Genus

Column 2

Country of origin

Column 2

Fee (£)

Cut flowers
AsterZimbabwe25.07
DianthusColombia1.00
Ecuador5.01
Kenya1.67
Turkey5.01
RosaColombia1.00
Ecuador1.00
Ethiopia1.67
Kenya1.67
Tanzania5.01
Zambia3.34
Branches with foliage
PhoenixCosta Rica22.63
Fruit
CitrusMorocco2.87
Peru5.74
Turkey1.72
USA8.62
Citrus limon and citrus aurantifoliaIsrael14.36
MalusArgentina20.11
Brazil43.09
Chile2.87
New Zealand5.74
South Africa2.87
PassifloraColombia4.02
Kenya14.36
South Africa20.11
Vietnam20.11
Zimbabwe28.73
PrunusArgentina43.09
Chile5.74
Morocco14.36
Turkey20.11
USA14.36
Prunus, other than prunus persicaSouth Africa2.87
PyrusArgentina8.62
Chile8.62
China28.73
South Africa5.74
VacciniumArgentina14.36
Vegetables
CapsicumMorocco2.87
LycopersiconCanary Islands2.87
Morocco2.87
MomordicaSurinam20.11
Solanum melongenaKenya5.74
Turkey14.36

Regulation 4(2)

SCHEDULE 3Plant passport authorisation fees

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.

Column 1

Date of inspection and any associated activities

Column 2

Fee(£)

Column 3

Minimum fee (£)

Where the date of the inspection and associated activities falls in period 159.98 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof)119.96
Where the date of the inspection and associated activities falls in period 266.91 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof)133.82
Where the date of the inspection and associated activities falls on or after 1st April 201973.85 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof)147.70

Regulation 5(1)

SCHEDULE 4Plant health licence fees

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.

Column 1

Type of application or inspection

Column 2

Date of application

Column 3

Fee (3)

Application for a licence for scientific or trial purposes, other than—

— a licence in respect of the analysis of soil or other growing medium

—a licence for scientific or trial purposes covering 5 or more items

In the case of an application made in period 1902.00
In the case of an application made in period 2948.51
In the case of an application made on or after 1st April 2019995.36
Application for a licence for scientific or trial purposes covering 5 or more itemsIn the case of an application made in period 1902.00, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
In the case of an application made in period 2948.51, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
In the case of an application made on or after 1st April 2019995.36, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
Application for a licence in respect of the analysis of soil or other growing medium, other than a licence in respect of the analysis of soil or other growing medium covering 5 or more itemsIn the case of an application made in period 1664.50
In the case of an application made in period 2705.20
In the case of an application made on or after 1st April 2019745.41
Application for a licence in respect of the analysis of soil or other growing medium covering 5 or more itemsIn the case of an application made in period 1664.50, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
In the case of an application made in period 2705.20, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
In the case of an application made on or after 1st April 2019745.41, plus 52.45 per item in excess of 5
Application for a variation of a licence with changes requiring scientific or technical assessmentIn the case of an application made in period 1322.71
In the case of an application made in period 2351.81
In the case of an application made on or after 1st April 2019380.25
Application for any other licence-42.50
Issue of an annual letter of authority-42.50
Monitoring compliance with licence terms and conditions-17.50 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof), subject to a minimum fee of £35

Regulation 8(1)

SCHEDULE 5Seed potatoes: fees

Column 1

Activity

Column 2

Fee(£)

Column 3

Minimum fee (£)

Soil sampling and testing for Potato Cyst Nematode
Soil sampling and testing for the purposes of paragraph 4, 7 or 10 of Schedule 1 to the Seed Potatoes (England) Regulations 201521.53 for each hectare (or part thereof) sampled and tested-
Inspection of growing crops
Certification as pre-basic seed potato: Union grade PBTC or Union grade PB33.62 per each ¼ hectare (or part thereof) inspected67.24
Certification as basic seed potato: Union grade S116.94 per hectare (or part thereof) inspected116.94
Certification as basic seed potato: Union grade SE116.94 per hectare (or part thereof) inspected116.94
Certification as basic seed potato: Union grade E114.35 per hectare (or part thereof) inspected114.35
Certification as certified seed potato: Union grade A or B103.94 per hectare (or part thereof) inspected103.94
Inspection of harvested tubers
Inspection31.84 for each 15 minutes (or part thereof)63.69
Provision of labels and seals in respect of applications
Printed labels and seals0.48 per label/seal-
Blank labels and seals0.12 per label/seal-

Regulation 12

SCHEDULE 6Revocations

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) Regulations 2014(1).

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014(2).

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2015(3).

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2016(4).

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2017(5).

  • The Plant Health (Fees) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2018(6).

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