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The Plant Health (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2018

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Schedule 4 (restrictions on the introduction into and movement within England of relevant material)

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7.—(1) In Part A of Schedule 4—

(a)in the entry in the third column of item 15—

(i)at the end of paragraph (c), omit “or”;

(ii)at the end of paragraph (d), insert “; or”;

(iii)after paragraph (d), insert—

(e)in the case of fruits destined for industrial processing into juice in the European Union:

(i)they have been found free of symptoms of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and Xanthomonas citri pv. aurantifolii during official inspections carried out prior to export;

(ii)they originate in a site of production which, along with the immediate vicinity, was subject to appropriate treatments and cultural practices against Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and Xanthomonas citri pv. aurantifolii;

(iii)they are subject to a licence granted under article 40(1) of this Order authorising their movement within England and, where applicable, their processing and storage in England;

(iv)they are transported in individual packages bearing a label which contains a traceability code and indicates that the fruits are destined for industrial processing; and

(v)which includes information on traceability;;

(b)in the entry in the third column of item 17—

(i)at the end of paragraph (c), omit “or”;

(ii)at the end of paragraph (d), insert “; or”;

(iii)after paragraph (d), insert—

(e)in the case of fruits destined for industrial processing into juice in the European Union:

(i)they have been found free of symptoms of Phyllosticta citricarpa (McAlpine) Van der Aa prior to export during an official inspection of a representative sample defined in accordance with ISPM No. 31;

(ii)they originate in a site of production which was subject to appropriate treatments against Phyllosticta citricarpa (McAlpine) Van der Aa at appropriate times and which is mentioned on the phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re-export under the heading “Additional declaration”;

(iii)they are subject to a licence granted under article 40(1) of this Order authorising their movement within England and, where applicable, their processing and storage in England;

(iv)they are transported in individual packages bearing a label which contains a traceability code and indicates that the fruits are destined for industrial processing; and

(v)which includes information on traceability;;

(c)in the third column of item 17C, in paragraph (b), for “citrus fruits for processing under Decision (EU) 2016/715,” substitute “fruits introduced into the European Union under the derogation specified in Article 8 of Decision (EU) 2016/715, they”;

(d)in the third column of item 96, for “Decision 2012/756/EU” substitute “Decision (EU) 2017/198(1)”.

(2) In Part B of Schedule 4—

(a)in item 19—

(i)in the second column, for the words from “items 17 and 18” to the end, substitute “items 16 to 18, culture maintenance material being stored in gene banks or genetic stock collections or seeds of Solanum tuberosum L. specified in column 2 of item 19A”;

(ii)in the third column, in paragraph (a)(iii)(bb), for “true seed of potato” substitute “seeds of Solanum tuberosum L., other than those specified in column 2 of item 19A,”;

(b)after item 19 insert—

19A.Seeds of Solanum tuberosum L, other than those specified in column 2 of item 20

The seeds must be accompanied by an official statement:

(a)

that they:

(i)

derive from plants complying with the requirements specified in column 3 of items 16 to 19; and

(ii)

originate in areas known to be free from Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilbersky) Percival, Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kotthoff) Davis et al., Ralstonia solanancearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. and Potato spindle tuber viroid; or

(b)

that they have been produced in a site in which no symptoms of the disease caused by those plant pests have been observed since the beginning of the last cycle of vegetation and where the following actions have been taken:

(i)

the site has been separated from other solanaceous plants and other host plants of Potato spindle tuber viroid;

(ii)

staff and other items, such as tools, machinery, vehicles, vessels and packaging material, from other sites producing solanaceous plants and other host plants of Potato spindle tuber viroid have been prevented from coming into contact with the site or other appropriate hygiene measures have been taken to prevent infection by staff working, or items used, at other sites producing solanaceous plants and other host plants of Potato spindle tuber viroid;

(iii)

only water free from those plant pests has been used;

(c)after item 51B insert—

51C.

Fruits of Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle, Poncirus Raf., Microcitrus Swingle, Naringi Adans. or Swinglea Merr. which:

—originate in any third country;

—are destined for industrial processing into juice; and

—have been introduced into another part of the European Union in accordance with Article 3 of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/2374(2)

The fruits must be subject to a licence granted under Article 40(1) of this Order authorising their introduction into, and their movement within, England and, where applicable, their processing and storage in England;
(1)

OJ No L 31, 4.2.2017, p. 29.

(2)

OJ No L 337, 19.12.2017, p. 60.

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