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2019 No. 692

Exiting The European Union

Agriculture

The Organic Production (Control of Imports) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

Made

26th March 2019

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Secretary of State makes these Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 8(1) of, and paragraph 21 of Schedule 7 to, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018(1).

In accordance with paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 7 to the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, a draft of this instrument has been laid before Parliament and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

Citation and commencement

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Organic Production (Control of Imports) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

(2) These Regulations come into force on the later of exit day or the day after the day on which they are made.

Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products

2.—(1) Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 32—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for the words from “Commission shall” to “Article 37(2)” substitute “Secretary of State must, by regulations”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph—

(aa)for “notified” substitute “published”;

(bb)for the words “, by” to “45011 or” substitute “of”;

(iii)in the third subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”, in both places it appears;

(iv)in the fifth subparagraph, for “Commission assisted by the Member States” substitute “Secretary of State”.

(3) In Article 33—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)the first subparagraph, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ii)at the end insert—

The requirement set out in point (d) applies to organic products entering the United Kingdom from the European Union, an EEA state or Switzerland only on and after 1st January 2021.;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for the words from “Commission may” to “Article 37(2)” substitute “Secretary of State may, by regulations”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”, in both places it appears;

(iii)in the third subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(iv)in the fourth subparagraph, for “Commission assisted by the Member States” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(v)at the end insert—

The requirement in this paragraph to provide a concise annual report applies to the European Union, an EEA state and Switzerland only on and after 1st January 2021.;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)for the words from “Commission may” to “Article 37(2)” substitute “Secretary of State may, by regulations”;

(bb)for “establish” substitute “maintain”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(iii)in the third subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”, in both places it appears;

(iv)in the fifth subparagraph, for “Commission assisted by the Member States” substitute “Secretary of State”.

(4) In Article 38, after the first sentence insert—

In relation to point (d) below, the Secretary of State may, by regulations, lay down detailed rules for the application of this Regulation. The regulations laid down by the appropriate authority or the Secretary of State are subject to the objectives and principles laid down in Title 2..

Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control

3.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 82(1)—

(a)in the first subparagraph, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the second subparagraph, for the words from “when” to the end substitute “when these storage facilities are situated outside of the United Kingdom, by a control body or authority approved by the Secretary of State for control in that country.”.

(3) In Article 83, in the second paragraph, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”.

(4) In Article 84—

(a)in the first paragraph, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)in the third paragraph, for the words from “Trade Control” to the end substitute “import control system operated in the United Kingdom.”.

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries

4.—(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries is amended as follows.

(2) In Article 2—

(a)in paragraph 5—

(i)omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(ii)for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(b)for paragraph 6 substitute—

6.  ‘competent authority’ means the customs authority, food safety authority or other authorities designated by the relevant authority pursuant to Article 27(1) of Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 responsible for the verification of the consignments and the endorsement of the certificates of inspection;

(c)in paragraph 7, for “a relevant” substitute “the”;

(d)in paragraph 11, after “circulation” insert “in the United Kingdom”;

(e)after paragraph 11 insert—

12.  ‘third country’ has the same meaning as in Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007;

13.  ‘relevant authority’ means:

(a)in relation to England, the Secretary of State;

(b)in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

(c)in relation to Scotland, the Scottish Ministers;

(d)in relation to Northern Ireland, the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs..

(3) In Article 3—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)omit the second sentence;

(b)in paragraph 2, omit “Community”.

(4) In Article 4—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “The Commission” substitute “The Secretary of State”;

(ii)omit “by the Commission”;

(iii)omit the second sentence;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)in the words before point (a)—

(aa)for “Commission to ensure” substitute “Secretary of State to ensure”;

(bb)for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ii)in point (a), for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(iii)in point (g), for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(d)in paragraph 4, for “Commission”, in both places it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(e)in paragraph 5—

(i)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)for the final sentence substitute “The decision must be taken by the Secretary of State by regulations.”.

(5) In Article 5—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in point (a), for “Commission”, in both places it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)in point (b), for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(iii)in point (c), for “Commission”, in both places it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(iv)in point (d), for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)for “Commission”, in both places it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(bb)for the words from “that control” to the end substitute “the Secretary of State may, by regulations, withdraw that control body or control authority from the list of control bodies and control authorities.”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”.

(6) In Article 6(3), for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”.

(7) In Article 7—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the words before point (a), for “Community market” substitute “market in the United Kingdom”;

(ii)in point (f), for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”.

(8) In Article 8—

(a)omit paragraph 1;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for “Commission”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)for “request for inclusion which” substitute “request from a third country for inclusion on the list provided for in Article 7 if it”;

(iii)for “Community”, in each place it occurs, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 4, for the second subparagraph substitute—

The decisions referred to in the first subparagraph must be made by the Secretary of State by regulations..

(9) In Article 9—

(a)for “Commission”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 1(a) omit the words from “via the” to the end;

(c)in paragraph 2, for the words from “that third” to the end substitute “the Secretary of State may, by regulations, withdraw that third country from the list.”.

(10) In Article 10—

(a)in paragraph 1, for “Commission shall draw up” substitute “Secretary of State must maintain”;

(b)in paragraph 2, omit “Community”.

(11) In Article 11—

(a)for “Commission”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 2, for “Community” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “Community”, in each place it occurs, substitute “United Kingdom”;

(d)in paragraph 5, for the final sentence substitute “The decision must be made by the Secretary of State by regulations.”.

(12) In Article 12—

(a)for “Commission”, in each place it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)for the words before point (a) substitute—

2.  The Secretary of State may, by regulations, withdraw from the list referred to in Article 10 a control body or a control authority, or a reference to a specific product category or a specific third country in relation to that control body or control authority, in the following cases:;

(ii)in the second subparagraph—

(aa)for the words from “the Commission shall withdraw” to “834/2007” substitute “the Secretary of State must, by regulations, withdraw it from the list without delay”;

(bb)omit the second sentence.

(13) In Article 13—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ii)in points (a) and (b), omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(iii)in point (c), for the words “Article 158(1)” to the end substitute “paragraph 17(4) of Schedule 1 to the Taxation (Cross-border) Trade Act 2018(2).”;

(iv)in the second subparagraph, for the words from “relevant Member” to the end substitute “competent authority.”;

(v)omit the third subparagraph;

(b)after paragraph 1 insert—

The requirements in this Article relating to certificates of inspection apply to organic products entering the United Kingdom from the European Union, an EEA state or Switzerland only on and after 1st January 2021.;

(c)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(bb)for the words from “electronic Trade” to the end substitute “United Kingdom’s import control system.”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph for “TRACES”, in both places it occurs, substitute “the United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(iii)in the third subparagraph—

(aa)for “TRACES”, in both places it occurs, substitute “the United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(bb)omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)in the second subparagraph, for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ii)in the fourth subparagraph, for the words from “Commission or” to “State” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(e)in paragraph 6, omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(f)after paragraph 7 insert—

8.  During the transition period a certificate of inspection issued by a control body which appears on both Annex 4 of this Regulation and Annex 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008(3) as it had effect in EU law immediately before exit day must be accepted for the purposes of satisfying the requirements, including those in paragraph 1, for import into the United Kingdom notwithstanding that the certificate of inspection certifies compliance with requirements in Regulation (EC) No 834/2007(4) as it has effect in EU law from time to time.

9.  During the transition period a certificate of inspection issued by a control body which appears on both Annex 4 of this Regulation and Annex 4 of Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 as it had effect in EU law immediately before exit day must not be accepted for the purposes of satisfying the requirements, including those in paragraph 1, for import into the United Kingdom where it certifies compliance with Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as it has effect in the United Kingdom unless the competent authority has approved the control body to certify products to the United Kingdom standards, following a notification in accordance with Article 12(1).

10.  The transition period referred to in paragraphs 8 and 9 is a period which begins on exit day and ends on 31st December 2020..

(14) In Article 13a—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “TRACES”, in both places it occurs, substitute “the United Kingdom’s electronic import control system”;

(ii)for “2, 3 and 4” substitute “2 and 3”;

(iii)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for “TRACES” substitute “the United Kingdom’s electronic import control system”;

(ii)in the first subparagraph, for “one of the official languages of the Union” substitute “English, and may also appear in other languages,”;

(iii)omit the second subparagraph;

(c)in paragraph 3, for “TRACES” substitute “the United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(d)omit paragraph 4.

(15) In Article 13b—

(a)for “Article 158(1) of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013” substitute “section 3 of the Taxation (Cross-border) Trade Act 2018”;

(b)at the end insert—

The requirements of this Article apply to organic products entering the United Kingdom from the European Union, an EEA state or Switzerland only on and after 1st January 2021..

(16) In Article 13c—

(a)in the first paragraph—

(i)for “Commission”, in both places it occurs, substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)for “TRACES”, in both places it occurs, substitute “the United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(iii)omit the words “of the” to “No 834/2007,”;

(iv)for “that Regulation” substitute “Regulation (EC) No 834/2007”;

(b)for the second paragraph substitute—

The competent authority is in charge of granting and updating access rights to the United Kingdom’s import control system of operators, control authorities and control bodies. Before granting access rights to the United Kingdom’s import control system, the competent authority must verify the identity of the operators, control authorities and control bodies concerned.;

(c)omit paragraph 3.

(17) In Article 13d, for “TRACES” substitute “The United Kingdom’s import control system”.

(18) In Article 14—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)for “Regulation (EU) No 952/2013” substitute “the Taxation (Cross-border) Trade Act 2018”;

(ii)omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(iii)after “circulation” insert “in the United Kingdom”;

(iv)at the end insert—

The requirements in this Article in respect of a certificate of inspection apply to organic products entering the United Kingdom from the European Union, an EEA state or Switzerland only on and after 1st January 2021..

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first subparagraph, for “suspensive customs” substitute “special”;

(ii)in the first subparagraph, for “Regulation (EU) No 2913/92” substitute “the Taxation (Cross-border) Trade Act 2018”;

(iii)in the first subparagraph, for the words from “submitted in” to “splitting” substitute “split”;

(iv)in the second subparagraph—

(aa)for “TRACES” substitute “the United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(bb)omit “relevant Member State’s”, in each place it occurs;

(cc)after “circulation” insert “in the United Kingdom”;

(dd)omit the final sentence.

(19) In Article 15—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)for “Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(bb)after “834/2007”, in the second place it occurs, insert “, or in relation to products to which paragraph 8 of Article 13 applies, Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products as it has effect in EU law from time to time,”;

(ii)omit the second and third subparagraphs;

(b)in paragraph 2, in the second subparagraph—

(i)for “of the Member States concerned and of the” substitute “of both the United Kingdom and the”;

(ii)omit “and, where appropriate, the Commission”;

(c)in paragraph 3—

(i)for “a Member State” substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(ii)for “Member States concerned” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(iii)omit “and the Commission”;

(d)in paragraph 4—

(i)for the words from “Commission after” to “informing it” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)for the words from “Commission and” to “initial communication” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(iii)omit “by the Commission”;

(iv)omit the second subparagraph;

(e)omit paragraph 5.

(20) In Article 16—

(a)in paragraph 1 —

(i)in the first subparagraph—

(aa)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(bb)omit the words from “with the” to “of procedure”;

(ii)in the second subparagraph—

(aa)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(bb)for “Commission shall” substitute “Secretary of State may”;

(b)omit paragraphs 2 to 4.

(21) In Article 17—

(a)in paragraph 1—

(i)omit “to the Commission or the Member States”;

(ii)omit “by the Commission or the Member States”;

(iii)omit the final sentence;

(b)in paragraph 2—

(i)in the first sentence, for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(ii)in the second sentence—

(aa)for “Commission” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(bb)for the words from “Member States” to “countries” substitute “appropriate authorities”;

(c)in paragraph 4, for “Commission and the Member States” substitute “Secretary of State”;

(d)in paragraph 5, omit the words from “in accordance” to the end.

(22) After Article 17 insert—

Article 17aRegulations

1.  This Article applies to powers in this Regulation to make provision by regulations.

2.  Regulations made by the Secretary of State under this Regulation are to be made by statutory instrument.

3.  A statutory instrument containing regulations made by the Secretary of State under this Regulation is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

4.  Such regulations may—

(a)contain consequential, incidental, supplementary, transitional or saving provision (including provision amending, repealing or revoking enactments (which has the same meaning given by section 20(1) of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018));

(b)make different provision for different purposes.

5.  Before making any regulations under this Regulation, the Secretary of State must consult—

(a)such bodies or persons as appear to the Secretary of State to be representative of the interests likely to be substantially affected by the regulations;

(b)such other bodies or persons as the Secretary of State may consider appropriate..

(23) Omit Title 5.

(24) After Article 21, omit the words from “This Regulation” to “Member States”.

(25) In Annex 3, at the appropriate place insert—

EUROPEAN UNION AND EEA STATES

1.  Product categories

Category of products Designation of category as in Annex IVLimitations
Unprocessed plant productsA
Live animals or unprocessed animal productsB
Unprocessed aquaculture products and algaeC
Processed agricultural products for use of foodD
Processed agricultural products for use of feedE
Vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivationF

2.  Origin: products of categories A, B, C and F and organically grown ingredients in products of category D and E that:

(a)have been grown in the European Union or an EEA state, or

(b)have been imported into the European Union or an EEA state and processed or packaged in the European Union or an EEA state in accordance with EU regulations.

3.  Production Standards: Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, Regulation (EC) No 889/2008(5) and Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008, as those Regulations have effect in EU law, as amended from time to time.

4.  Competent authority: the competent authority as appointed by each Member State in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as that Regulation has effect in EU law, as amended from time to time.

5.  Control bodies:

Code number Name Internet address Comments
AustriaControl Bodies
AT-BIO-004GfRS Gesellschaft fur Ressourcenschutz mbHwww.grfs.de
AT-BIO-301Austria Bio Garantie GmbHwww.abg.at
AT-BIO-401BIOS – Biokontrollservice Osterreichwww.bios.kontrolle.at
AT-BIO-402LACON GmbHwww.lacon-institut.at
AT-BIO-501SLK GesmbHwww.slk.at
AT-BIO-701Kontrollservice BIKO Tirolwww.biko.at
AT-BIO-901LVA GmbHwww.lva.at
AT-BIO-902SGS Austria Controll – Co. Ges.m.b.Hwww.as.sgs.com
AT-BIO-903LKV Austrai Gemeinnutzige GmbHwww.lkv-austria.at
BELGIUMControl Bodies
BE-BIO-01CERTISYSwww.certisys.eu
BE-BIO-02TUV NORD INTERGA bvbawww.tuv-nord-integra.com
BE-BIO-03QUALITY PARTNERwww.quality-partner.be
BE-BIO-05Comite du Laitwww.comitedulait.be/index.php/page/production-biologique
BULGARIAControl Bodies
BG-BIO-02BALKAN BIOCERT Ltdwww.balkanbiocert.com
BG-BIO-03Q CERTIFICATION S.P.A.www.qcertification.bg
BG-BIO-04CERES-CERtification of Environmental Standards Ltdwww.ceres-cert.com
BG-BIO-05LACON – Private Institute for Quality Assurance and Certification of organically produced food products LTDwww.lacon-institut.com;www.lacon-bg.com
BG-BIO-07Control Union Certifications B.V.www.controlunion.com
BG-BIO-10Inspection Institute for Organic products S.A. (BIO HELLAS)www.bio-hellas.gr
BG-BIO-12ECOGRUPPO ITALIA S.R.L. with branch office in Bulgaria – ECOGRUPPO ITALIA – BULGARIA BRANCH UNITwww.ecogruppoitalia.it
BG-BIO-13BIOAGRICERT ITALIA BULGARIA Ltdwww.bioagricert.bg
BG-BIO-14SGS BULGARIA Ltd
BG-BIO-15BULGARKONTROLA S.A.www.bulgarkontrola.bg
BG-BIO-16“Austria Bio Grantie” GMBH with branch office in Bulgaria “AUSTRIA BIO GRANTIE BULGARIA BRANCH UNIT”www.abg.at;www.bg-abgcert.com
BG-BIO-17“Agency for organic certification” Ltdwww.abcbg.net
BG-BIO-18‘COSMOCERT’www.cosmocert.bg
BG-BIO-19MAKOM CERTIFICATIONwww.makom.bg
BG-BIO-20‘Agro Organic Control’ Ltdwww.agro-organic.com
BG-BIO-21Bio Certificationwww.biocertification.eu
BG-BIO-22Nutramednm.nutramedbg.com
CROATIAControl Bodies
HR-EKO-01BIOINSPEKT d.o.o.http://www.bioinspekt.com;www.bioinspekt.hr
HR-EKO-02PRVA EKOLOSKA STANICA d.o.o.www.prvaekoloska.hr
HR-EKO-03ZADRUGA AGRIBIOCERTwww.agribiocert.hr
HR-EKO-04BIOTECHNICON d.o.o.www.biotechnicon.hr
HR-EKO-05HRVATSKE SUME d.o.o.www.hrsume.hr
HR-EKO-06TRGO-INVEST d.o.o.www.binarnet.hr/trgo-invest
HR-EKO-07AUSTRIA BIO GARANTIE d.o.o.hr.abg-cert.com/
HR-EKO-08BUREAU VERITAS d.o.o.www.bureauveritas.si
HR-EKO-09Eurotalus j.d.o.o.www.eurotalus.hr
HR-EKO-10EKO RAZVOJ d.o.o.www.ekorazvoj.hr
CYPRUSControl Bodies
CY-BIO-001LACON LTDwww.lacon-institut.com
CY-BIO-002BIOCERT (CYPRUS) LTDN/A
CY-BIO-003

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CY-BIO-004TUV AUSTRIA HELLAS MOV E.П.Ε.http://www.tuvaustriacyprus.com.cy
CZECH REPUBLICControl Bodies
CZ-BIO-001KEZ o.p.s.www.kez.cz
CZ-BIO-002CZ-BIO-002 ABCERT AGwww.abcert.cz
CZ-BIO-003BIOKONT CZ, s.r.o.www.biokont.cz
CZ-BIO-004BUREAU VERITAS CZECH REPUBLIC, spol. s.r.o.www.bureauveritas.cz
CZ-BIO-005State Veterinary AdministrationEn.svscr.cz/In the Czech Republic we have system A with four approved control bodies. However State Veterinary Administration and other two state control authorities are mentioned too. They perform organic official controls similarly to the private control bodies except they do not do certification.
CZ-BIO-006Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authoritywww.szpi.gov.cz/enIn the Czech Republic we have system A with four approved control bodies. However State Veterinary Administration and other two state control authorities are mentioned too. They perform organic official controls similarly to the private control bodies except they do not do certification.
CZ-BIO-007Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in AgricultureEagei.cz/public/web/en/ukzuz/portalIn the Czech Republic we have system A with four approved control bodies. However State Veterinary Administration and other two state control authorities are mentioned too. They perform organic official controls similarly to the private control bodies except they do not do certification.
DenmarkControl Authorities
DK-OKO-050Landbrugsstyrelsen (The Danish Agricultural Agency)www.lbst.dk
DK-OKO-100Fodevarestyrelsen (The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration)www.fvst.dk
EstoniaControl Authorities
EE-OKO-01Agricultural Boardwww.pma.agri.ee
EE-OKO-02Veterinary and Food Boardwww.vet.agri.ee
FinlandControl Authorities
FI-EKO-101Uudenmaan elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-102Varsinais-Suomen elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-103Satakunnan elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-ELO-104Hameen elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-105Pirkanmann elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-106Kaakkois-Suomen elinkeino-liikenne-ja myparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-107Etela-Savon elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-108Pohjois-Savon elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-109Pohjois-Karjalan elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-110Keski-Suomen elinkeino-liikenne-ja myparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-111Etela-Pohjanmaan elinkeino-liikenne-jas ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-112Pohjanmaan elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-113Pohjois-ja Keski-Pohjanmaan elinkeion-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-114Kainuun elinkeino-liikenne-ja ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-115Lapin elinkeino-liikenne-jas ymparistokeskusN/A
FI-EKO-201Elintarviketurvallisuusvirasto Evira (The Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira)www.evira.fiThe Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira is the Central Control Authority for organic products. Operates also the databases of operators (including organic seeds)
FI-EKO-301Sosiaali-ja terveysalan lupa-ja valvontavirasto Valvira (National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health)www.valvira.fi
FI-EKO-401Alands landskapsregeringwww.regeringen.axOperates on Aland
FranceControl Bodies
FR-BIO-01ECOCERT FRACEwww.ecocert.fr
FR-BIO-07AGROCERTwww.agrocert.fr
FR-BIO-09CERTIPAQ BIOwww.certipaqbio.com
FR-BIO-10BUREAU VERITAS CERTIFICATION FRANCEwww.bureauveritas.com
FR-BIO-12Certisudwww.certisud.fr
FR-BIO-13CERTISwww.certis.com.fr
FR-BIO-15BUREAU ALPES CONTROLESwww.certification-bio.fr/
FR-BIO-16QUALISUDwww.qualisud.fr
FR-BIO-17BIOTEK AGRICULTUREwww.biotek-agriculture.fr
FR-BIO-18EUROFINS CERTIFICATIONwww.eurofins.fr/certification
GermanyControl Bodies
DE-OKO-001Kiwa BCS Oko-Garantie Gmbhwww.kiwabcs.de
DE-OKO-003Lacon GmbH Deutschlandwww.lacon-institut.com
DE-OKO-005Ecocert IMO GmbHwww.imo.ch
DE-OKO-006ABCERT AGwww.abcert.de
DE-OKO-007PRUFVEREIN VERARBEITUNG okologische Landbauprodukte e.Vwww.pruefverein.de
DE-OKO-009LC Landwirtschafts-Consulting GmbHwww.lc-sh.de
DE-OKO-012AGRECO R.F. GODERZ GmbHwww.agrocogmbh.com
DE-OKO-013QC&I Gesellschaft fur Kontrolle und Zertifizerung von Qualitatssicherungssyteme n GmbHwww.qci.de
DE-OKO-021Grunstempel®-Okopurfstelle e.Vwww.grunstempel.de
DE-OKO-022Kontrollverein okologischer Landbau e.V.www.kontrollverein.de
DE-OKO-034Fachgesellschaft OKO-Kontrolle mbHwww.fgs-kontrolle.de
DE-OKO-037OkoP Zertifizierungs GmbHwww.oekop.de
DE-OKO-039GfRS-Gesellschaft fur Ressourcenschutz mbHwww.gfrs.de
DE-OKO-044ARS PROBATA GmbHwww.ars-probata.com
DE-OKO-060QAL GmbH Gesellschaft fur Qualiatssicherung in der Agrar – und Lebensmittelwirtschaftwww.gal-gmbh.de
DE-OKO-064ABC Gmbh Agrar-Beratungs und Coltroll GmbHwww.abcg-alsfeld.de
DE-OKO-070Peterson CU Deutschland GmbHwww.pcu-deutschland.de
GreeceControl Bodies
GR-BIO-01DIO-inspection and Certification Organisation of Organic Productswww.dionet.gr
GR-BIO-02PHYSIOLOGIKE INSPECTIONS CERTIFICATIONS OF ORGANIC PRODUCTS-PROMOTIONwww.physiologike.gr;www.pyhsiologike.org
GR-BIO-03BIO HELLASwww.bio-hellas.gr
GR-BIO-05A CERT SAwww.a-cert.org
GR-BIO-06IRISwww.irisbio.gr
GR-BIO-07GREEN CONTROLwww.greencontrol.gr
GR-BIO-08GEOTECHNICAL LABORATORY S.A.www.bio-geolab.gr;www.geolab.gr
GR-BIO-10GMCertwww.gmcert.gr
GR-BIO-12Q-CERTwww.qmcert.com
GR-BIO-13TUV HELLAS S.A.www.tuvhellas.gr
GR-BIO-14OXYGONO-HELLENIC CERTIFICATION BODYwww.oxygencert.gr
GR-BIO-15TUV AUSTRIA-HELLAS-LTDwww.tuvaustriahellas.gr
GR-BIO-16Q-check P.C. or Q-check PRIVATE COMPANYwww.qcheck-cert.gr
GR-BIO-17EUROCERT SAwww.eurocert.gr
GR-BIO-18COSMOCERTwww.cosmocert.gr
HUNGRAYControl Bodies
HU-OKO-01Biokontroll Hungaria Nonprofit Kftwww.biokontroll.hu
HU-OKO-02Hungaria Oko Garancia Kftwww.okogarancia.hu
IRELANDControl Bodies
IE-ORG-02Irish Organic Associationwww.irishorganicassociation.ie
IE-ORG-03Organic Trust Ltdwww.organic-trust.org
IE-ORG-04Global Trust Certification Ltdwww.gtcert.com
IE-ORG-05BDA Certificationwww.biodynamic.org.uk
ItalyControl Bodies
IT-BIO-001-BZBIKO – Tirolwww.biko.at

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

IT-BIO-002CODEX Srlwww.codexsrl.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-003-BZQC&I GmbHwww.qci.de

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Zootechnics

Preparation

IT-BIO-004SUOLO & SALUTE Srlwww.suoloesalute.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Not authorised for control of import activity

OPERATIVE OFFICE:

Via Galliera, 93 40121 Bologna (BO) +39 051 6751265

IT-BIO-005BIOS Srlwww.certbios.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Aquaculture

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-006ICEA Srlwww.icea.info

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Aquaculture

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-007Bioagricert Srlwww.biocert.org

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Aquaculture

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-008ECOGRUPPO ITALIA Srlwww.ecogruppoitalia.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-009CCPB Srlwww.ccpb.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Aquaculture

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-012Sidel Spawww.sideitalia.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-013ABCERT Srlwww.abcert.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-014QCertificazioni Srlwww.qcsrl.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Aquaculture

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-015Valoritalia Srlwww.valoritalia.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

OPERATIVE OFFICE:

Piazza Roma, 10 14100 Asti (AT) +39 0141 436915

IT-BIO-016Siquriawww.siquria.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-017CEVIQ srlwww.ceviq.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Wine

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-018Agroqualitia S.p.a.www.agroqualita.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-019Instituto Nord Ovest Qualita Soc. Coop.www.inoq.it

CERTIFIED PRODUCTIONS:

Vegetable

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

IT-BIO-020Dipartimento di Qualita Agroalimentare Srlwww.dqacertificazioni.it

Vegetable

Zootechnics

Preparation

Import

LATVIAControl Bodies
LV-BIO-01Biedriba ‘Vides kvalitãte’www.videskvalitate.lv
LV-BIO-02Valsts SIA ‘Sertifikãcijas untestesanas ‘centrswww.stc.lv
LUTHUANIAControl Bodies
LT-EKO-01Ekoagroswww.ekoagros.lt
LUXEMBOURGControl Bodies and Control Authorities
LU-BIO-01Administration des Services techniques de l’Agriculture (autorité compétente) Service de la protection des végétauxwww.asta.etat.lu
LU-BIO-04Prüfverein Verarbeitung Okologische Landbauprodukte e.V.(DE-ÖKO-007)www.pruefverein.de
LU-BIO-05Kontrollverein Ökologischer Landbau e.V. (DE-ÖKO-022)www.kontrollverein.de
LU-BIO-06CERTISYS (BE-BIO-01)www.certisys.eu
LU-BIO-07GfRS Gesellschaft fürRessourcenschutz mbH (DE-ÖKO-039)www.gfrs.de
LU-BIO-08Quality Partner S.A. (BE-BIO-03)www.quality-partner.be/
MALTAControl Authorities
MT-ORG-01Malta Competition and Consumer Affairsmccaa.org.mt/
NETHERLANDSControl Authorities
NL-BIO-01Stichting Skal Biocontrolewww.skal.nl
POLANDControl Bodies and Control Authorities
PL-EKO-01EKOGWARANCJA PTRE Sp. z.o.owww.ekogwarancja.pl
PL-EKO-02PNG Sp. z o.o.www.certyfikacja.co
PL-EKO-03COBICO Sp. z o.o.www.cobico.plNot accredited for aquaculture animal production and seaweed
PL-EKO-04Bioekspert Sp. z o.o.www.bioekspert.plNot accredited for aquaculture animal production and seaweed. Not accredited for beekeeping
PL-EKO-05BIOCERT MALOPOLSKA Sp.z o.o.www.biocert.pl
PL-EKO-06POLSKIE CENTRUM BADAN I CERTYFIKACJI S.A.www.pcbc.gov.pl
PL-EKO-7AGRO BIO TEST Sp. z o.o.www.agrobiotest.plNot accredited for the collection of wild plants and parts thereof, growing naturally in natural areas, forests and agricultural areas. Not accredited for aquaculture animal production and seaweed.
PL-EKO-08TÜV RHEINLAND POLSKA Sp. z o.o.www.tuv.pl
PL-EKO-09CENTRUM JAKOŠCI AGROEKO Sp. z o.o.www.agroeko.com.pl
PL-EKO-10SGS POLSKA Sp. z o.o.www.pl.sgs.com

Not accredited for:

  • aquaculture animal production and seaweed

  • bees production.

PL-EKO-11DQS Polska Sp. z o.o.dqs.plNot accredited for aquaculture animal production and seaweed. Not accredited for bees production.
PL-EKO-12Bureau Veritas Polska Sp. z.o.o.www.bureauveritas.pl

Not authorized for:

  • aquaculture animal production and seaweed,

  • collection of wild plants and parts thereof, growing naturally in natural areas, forests and agricultural areas,

  • bees production. Control Body was authorized to control and certify organic production 5th March

PORTUGALControl Bodies
PT-BIO-11APCER – Associação Portuguesa de Certificacãowww.apcer.pt
PT-BIO-10Naturalfa - control e certificação, Ldawww.naturalfa.pt
PT-BIO-01

IVDP - Instituto dos vinhos do Douro e do

Porto

www.ivdp.pt
PT-BIO-02ECOCERT PORTUGAL, Unipessoal Ldawww.ecocert.pt
PT-BIO-03SATIVA, Desenvolvimento Rural, Ldawww.sativa.pt
PT-BIO-04CERTIPLANTET - Certificação da Agricultura, Florestas e Pescas, Unipessoal, Ldawww.certiplanet.pt
PT-BIO-05CERTIS, Controlo e Certificação, Ldawww.certis.pt
PT-BIO-06AGRICERT - Certificação de Produtos Alimentares, Ldawww.agricert.pt
PT-BIO-07TRADIÇÃO E QUALIDADEtradicaoqualidade@sapo.pt
PT-BIO-08CODIMACO - Certificação e Qualidade, Ldawww.codimaco.pt
PT-BIO-09SGS Portugal - Sociedade Geral de Superintendência, S. A.www.pt.sgs.com
ROMANIAControl Bodies
RO-ECO-007S.C ECOCERT S.R.Lwww.ecocert.com

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-008S.C. ECOINSPECT S.R.Lwww.ecoinspect.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • aquaculture products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-009BIOS S.R. L. ITALIA - SUCURSALA ROMÃNIAwww.certbios.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • aquaculture products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-015AGRECO R.F. GÖDERZ GMBH GERMANI - SUCURSALA ROMÃNIAwww.agrecogmbh.de

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-016BIOAGRICERT ITALI SRL - SUCURSALA ROMÃNIAwww.bioagricert.org

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

RO-ECO-018AUSTRIA BIO GARANTIE GmbH ENZERSFELD SUCURSALA BUCURESTIro.abg-cert.com/

Approved by CA for

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • aquaculture products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for us as feed

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-021CERTROM SRLwww.certrom.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • aquaculture products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

  • vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation

RO-ECO-022S.C. ECOROISCERT SRLwww.ecoroiscert.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed agricultural products

RO-ECO-023MISCAREA ROMÃNÃ PENTRU CALITATEwww.mrco.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

RO-ECO-024CERES ORGANIC VCERT SRLwww.ceres-cert.com

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for use as feed

RO-ECO-025BIO CERT TRADITIONAL SRLbiocerttraditional.ro

Approved by CA for:

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

RO-ECO-026SC SRAC CERT SRLN/A

Approved by CA for:

  • Agricultural unprocessed products

  • live or unprocessed agricultural products

  • processed agricultural products for us as food

RO-ECO-027SC TUV AUSTRIA ROMÃNIA SRLN/A

Approved by CA for:-

  • unprocessed plants products

  • live and unprocessed animal products

  • processed agricultural products for use as food

  • processed agricultural products for used as feed

SLOVAKIAControl Bodies
SK-BIO-002Naturalis SK, s.r.owww.naturalis.sk
SK-BIO-003Biokont CZ, s.r.o.www.biokont.skMgr. Ján Kútnit is designated representative in Slovak republic
SK-BIO-004EKO-CONTROL SK s.r.o,www.eo.control.sk
SI-EKO-001Institute for Inspection and Certification in Agriculture and in Silviculture Maribor (Institute KON - CERT Maribor)www.kon-cert.siControl body does not have the scope of accreditation for feed
SLOVENIAControl Bodies
SI-EKO-002Institute for Inspection and Certification of University of Maribor (IKCUM)www.ikc-um.si
SI-EKO-003Bureau Veritas d.o.owww.bureauveritas.si
SI-EKO-004TUV SUD Sava d.o.owww.tuv-sud.si/sava-si
SPAINControl Bodies and Control Authorities
ES-ECO-001-AN

SERVICIO DE CERTIFICACIÓN CAAE, S.L.U.

Andalusia

www.caae.es
ES-ECO-001-AR

SERVICIO DE CERTIFICACIÓN CAAE, S.L.

Aragon

www.caae.es
ES-ECO-001-CL

SERVICIO DE CERTIFICACIÓN CAAE, S.L.

Castile-y-Léon

www.caae.es
ES-ECO-001-CM

SERVICIO DE CERTIFICACIÓN CAAE, S.L.

Castile-La Mancha

www.caae.es
ES-ECO-002-AN

SOHISCERT S.A.

Andalusia

www.sohiscert.com
ES-ECO-002-AR

SOHISCERT S.A.

Aragon

www.sohiscert.com
ES-ECO-002-CL

SOHISCERT S.A.

Castile-y-Léon

www.sohiscer.com
ES-ECO-002-CM

SOHISCERT, S.A.

Castile-La Mancha

www.sohiscert.com
ES-ECO-003-AN

AGROCOLOR, S.L.

Andalusia

www.agrocolor.es
ES-ECO-004-AN

LGAI TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER, S.A.

Andalusia

N/A
ES-ECO-005-AN

CERES Certification of Environmental Standard GMBH

Andalusia

www.ceres-cert.com
ES-ECO-006-AR

COMITÉ ARAGONES DE AGRICULTURE ECOLÓGICA

Aragon

www.caaearagon.com
ES-ECO-010-AN

ECOCERT S.A.

Andalusia

www.ecocert.com/es/
ES-ECO-010-AR

ECOCERT S.A.

Aragon

www.ecocert.com
ES-ECO-011-AN

KIWA ESPAÑA S.L.U.

Andalusia

www.kiwa.es
ES-ECO-011-AR

KIWA ESPAÑA S.L.U. - Aragón

Aragón

www.kiwa.es
ES-ECO-001-CL

KIWA ESPAÑA, S.L.U.

Castile-y-Léon

www.kiwa.es
ES-ECO-011-CM

KIWA ESPAÑA S.L.U.

Castile-La Mancha

www.kiwa.es
ES-ECO-012-AS

CONSEJO DE LA PRODUCCIÓN AGRARIA ECOÓGICA DEL PRINCIPADO DE ASTURIAS

Asturias

www.copaeastur.or
ES-ECO-013-IB

Consell Balear de la Producció Agrària Ecològica (CBPAE)

Balearic Islands

www.cbpae.org
ES-ECO-014-IC

INSTITUTO CANARIO DE CALIDAD AGROALIMENTARIA (ICCA)

Canary Islands

www.gobiernodecanarias.org/agricultura/iPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-015-CN

OFICINA DE CALIDAD ALIMENTARIA

Cantabria

www.alimentosdecantabria.comPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-016-CL

CAECYL - CONSEEJO DE AGRCULTURA ECOLÓGICA DE CASTILLA Y LEÓN

Castile-y-Léon

www.caecyl.esPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-019-CT

CONSELL CATALÀ DE LA PRODUCCIÓ

AGRÀRAI ECOLÒGICA - CONSEJO

CATALÁN DE LA PRODUCCIÓN AGRARIA ECOLÓGICA

Catalonia

www.ccpae.orgPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-020-CV

COMITÉ DE AGRICULTURA ECOLÓGICA DE LA COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA (CAECV)

Valencia

www.caecv.comPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-021-EX

DIRECCIÓN GTENERAL DE AGRICULTURA Y GANADERÍA

Extremadura

N/APublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-022-GA

CONSEJO REGULADOR DE AGRICULTURA ECOLÓGICA DE GALICIA (CRAEGA)

Galicia

www.craega.esPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-023-MA

COMITÉ DE AGRICULTURA ECOLÓGICA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE MADRID

Madrid

www.caem.esPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO--024-MU

CONSEJO DE AGRICULTURA ECOLÓGICA DE LA REGIÓN DE MURCIA

Murcia

www.caernrcia.comPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-025-NA

CONSEJO DE LA PRODUCCIÓN AGRARIA ECOLÓGICA DE NAVARRA (CPAEN) -

Nafarroako Nekazal Produkzio Ekologikoarean kontseilua (NNPEK)

Navarre

www.cpaen.orgPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-026-VAS

ENEEK - CONSEJO DE AGRICULTURA Y ALIMENTACIÓN

ECOLÓGICA DE EUSKADI/

Euskadiko Nekazaritza Eta Elikadura

Ekologikoaren kontseilua

Basque Country

www.eneek.eusPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-027-RI

DIRECCIÓN GENERAL DE AGRICULTURA Y GANADERÍA CONSEJERÍA DE AGRICULTURA, CANADERÍA Y MEDIO AMBIENTE

Rioja

www.larioja.org/agricultura/agriculturaecologicaPublic Control Authority
ES-ECO-028-AN

CERTIFOOD S.L.

Andalusia

www.certifood.orgPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-028-AR

CERTIFOOD S.L.

Aragon

www.certifood.orgPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-028-CL

CERTIFOOD S.L.

Castile-y-Léon

www.certifood.orgPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-028-CM

CERTIFOOD S.L.

Castile-La Mancha

www.certifood.orgPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-029-AN

UREAU VERITAS IBERIA S.L.

Andalusia

www.bureauveritas.esPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-029-CL

BUREAU VERITAS IBERIA S.L.

Castile-y-Léon

www.bureauveritas.esPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-029-CM

BUREAU VERITAS IBERIA S.L.

Castile-La Mancha

www.bureauveritas.esPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-30-CM

CENTRO DE INNOVACIÓN TECNOLÓGICO AGROALIMENTARIO, S.A. (CITAGRO, S.A.)

Castile-La Mancha

citagro.es/Private Control Body
ES-ECO-031-CL

CCL CERTIFICACIÓN, S.L.

Castile-y-Léon

www.cclalimentaria.esPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-032-CL

SAI GLOBAL ASSURANCE SERVICES - OFICINA DE REPRESENTACION EN ESPAÑA, LTD

Castile-y-Léon

www.saigblobal.comPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-033-CM

QUALITAS NATURA CERTIFICACIÓN S.L.

Castile-La Mancha

www.qualitasnatura.esPrivate Control Body
ES-ECO-034-CM

OCE GLOBAL, S.L.U.

Castile-La Mancha

www.oce-global.comPrivate Control Body
SWEDENControl bodies
SE-EKO-01KIWA Sverige ABwww.kiwa.comAll scope
SE-EKO-03Smak Certifiering ABwww.smak.seAll scope
SE-EKO-04HS Certifiering ABwww.hscertifiering.seAll scope
SE-EKO-05Valiguard ABwww.valiguard.comProcessed agricultural products for use as food
SE-EKO-06ControlCert Scandinavia ABwww.controlcert.seProcessed agricultural products for use as food
SE-EKO-07ProSanitas Certifiering ABwww.bmgprosanitas.seProcessed agricultural products for use as food. Mushroom production (limited delegation of crop production)
SE-EKO-08Intertek Certification ABwww.intertek.seProcessed agricultural products for use as food Feed vegetative propagating material and seeds for cultivation
ICELAND (EEA state)Control Bodies
IS-LIF-01Vottunarstofa Tunwww.tun.is
NORWAY (EEA state)Control Bodies
NO-ØKO-01Debiowww.debio.no
SWITZERLAND AND LIECHTENSTEIN (EEA state)No updated information submitted

6.  Certificate issuing bodies: as at point 5.

7.  Duration of the inclusion: 31st December 2020..

(26) In Annex 5—

(a)in the heading, for “EUROPEAN UNION” substitute “UNITED KINGDOM”;

(b)for box 2 substitute—

2. Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the United Kingdom:

- Article 33(2)   or

- Article 33(3)   

Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union:

- Article 33(2)   or

- Article 33(3) ;

(c)in the Notes—

(i)in the entry relating to box 2, after “834/2007” insert “, as it has effect in the United Kingdom or Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union,”;

(ii)in the entry relating to box 3, for “electronic Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES)” substitute “United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(iii)in the entry relating to box 4—

(aa)after “834/2007” insert “, as it has effect in the United Kingdom, or Article 2(i) of Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union,”;

(bb)after “889/2008” insert “, as it has effect in the United Kingdom or Article 34 of Regulation (EC) 889/2008, as it has effect in the European Union.”;

(iv)in the entry relating to box 8, after “834/2007” insert “, as it has effect in the United Kingdom, or Article 2(i) of Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union,”;

(v)in the entry relating to box 9, for the words from “country in” to the end substitute “United Kingdom”;

(vi)in the entry relating to box 10, for the words from “the country” to the end substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(vii)in the entry relating to box 11—

(aa)for “European Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(bb)omit “into the Union”;

(viii)in the entry relating to box 12, for “European Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(ix)in the entry relating to box 19, omit “relevant Member State’s”;

(x)in the entry relating to box 20, omit “relevant Member State’s”.

(27) In Annex 6—

(a)in the heading, for “EUROPEAN UNION” substitute “UNITED KINGDOM”;

(b)for box 2 substitute—

2. Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the United Kingdom:

- Article 33(2)   or

- Article 33(3)   

Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union:

- Article 33(2)   or

- Article 33(3) ;

(c)in the Notes—

(i)in the entry relating to box 2, after “834/2007” insert “, as it has effect in the United Kingdom or Regulation (EC) No 834/2007, as it has effect in the European Union,”;

(ii)in the entry relating to box 3, for “electronic Trade Control and Expert System (TRACES)” substitute “United Kingdom’s import control system”;

(iii)in the entry relating to box 9, for the words from “country in” to the end substitute “United Kingdom”;

(iv)in the entry relating to box 10, for the words from “the country” to the end substitute “the United Kingdom”;

(v)in the entry relating to box 11, for “European Union” substitute “United Kingdom”;

(vi)in the entry relating to box 13, omit “relevant Member State’s”.

(28) Omit Annex 7.

Robert Goodwill

Minister of State

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

26th March 2019

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations are made in exercise of the powers conferred by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (c. 16) in order to address failures of retained EU law to operate effectively and other deficiencies (in particular under section 8(2)(a), (b), (e) and (g) of that Act) arising from the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

These Regulations make amendments to retained direct EU legislation relating to organic products. In accordance with Schedule 5 to the 2018 Act, these instruments will be published before exit day by the National Archives and available from legislation.gov.uk.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as no, or no significant, impact on the private or voluntary sector is foreseen.

(3)

OJ No L 334, 12.12.2008, p. 25, as last amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2018/949 (OJ L 167, 4.7.2018, p. 3–10).

(4)

OJ No L 189, 20.7.2007, p. 1, as last amended by Council Regulation (EU) No 517/2003 (OJ L 158, 10.6.2013, p. 1–71).

(5)

OJ No L 250, 18.9.2008, p. 1, as last amended by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 2017/2273 (OJ L 326, 9.12.2017, p. 42–43).

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