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The Vegetable Seed (Wales) Regulations 2005

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PART VMeaning of expressions relating to imported not finally certified seed

Not finally certified pre-basic seed harvested in another member State

29.—(1) In these Regulations “not finally certified pre-basic seed harvested in another member State” means pre-basic seed—

(a)to which sub-paragraph (2) applies;

(b)that has been harvested from a crop produced in another member State and has been found by a field examination of the crop carried out by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State to satisfy the Directive crop conditions for basic seed;

(c)that has been packed in a sealed package in accordance with the requirements of Article 27(1) of the Vegetable Seed Directive and is labelled with a grey label;

(d)that has been imported into the United Kingdom as not finally certified seed; and

(e)that is accompanied by an Annex V(C) document relating to the seed issued by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State in which the seed was harvested.

(2) This sub-paragraph applies to pre-basic seed of—

(a)a listed variety;

(b)a variety that is unlisted but in respect of which an application for listing has been made that has not been withdrawn or finally determined; or

(c)a previously listed variety for which a marketing extension is in force.

(3) In this paragraph “grey label” means, in relation to the seed contained in the package on which the label is affixed, a grey coloured label containing the following particulars—

(a)the name of the authority responsible for the field inspection of the crop and the member State or their commonly used initials;

(b)the species of the seed, indicated at least in Roman characters—

(i)under its botanical name, which may be given in abridged form and without the author’s name; or

(ii)under its common name; or

(iii)under both;

(c)the variety of the seed, indicated at least in Roman characters;

(d)the category of the seed;

(e)the field or lot reference number of the seed;

(f)the declared net or gross weight of the seed; and

(g)the words “seed not finally certified”.

Not finally certified basic seed harvested in another member State

30.—(1) In these Regulations “not finally certified basic seed harvested in another member State” means basic seed—

(a)to which sub-paragraph (2) applies;

(b)that has been harvested from a crop produced in another member State and has been found by a field examination of the crop carried out by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State to satisfy the Directive crop conditions for basic seed;

(c)that has been packed in a sealed package in accordance with the requirements of Article 27(1) of the Vegetable Seed Directive and is labelled with a grey label;

(d)that has been imported into the United Kingdom as not finally certified seed; and

(e)that is accompanied by an Annex V(C) document relating to the seed issued by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State in which the seed was harvested.

(2) This sub-paragraph applies to basic seed of—

(a)a listed variety;

(b)a variety that is unlisted but in respect of which an application for listing has been made that has not been withdrawn or finally determined;

(c)a previously listed variety for which a marketing extension is in force;

(d)a component of a listed hybrid variety;

(e)a component of a hybrid variety that is unlisted but in respect of which an application for listing has been made that has not been withdrawn or finally determined; or

(f)a component of a previously listed hybrid variety for which a marketing extension is in force.

(3) In this paragraph “grey label” shall have the same meaning as in paragraph 29(3).

Not finally certified CS seed harvested in another member State

31.—(1) In these Regulations “not finally certified CS seed harvested in another member State” means CS seed—

(a)to which sub-paragraph (2) applies;

(b)that has been harvested from a crop—

(i)that has been produced in another member State directly from officially certified basic seed, and

(ii)that has been found by a field examination of the crop carried out by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State or in the case of seed that has been harvested from a crop that has been produced from seed that has undergone official post control the results of which have been satisfactory, by a field examination of the crop carried out by a licensed EC crop inspector in that member State, to satisfy the Directive crop conditions for CS seed;

(c)that has been packed in a sealed package in accordance with the requirements of Article 27(1) of the Vegetable Seed Directive and is labelled with a grey label;

(d)that has been imported into the United Kingdom as not finally certified seed; and

(e)that is accompanied by an Annex V(C) document relating to the seed issued by or on behalf of the competent seed certification authority in the member State in which the seed was harvested.

(2) This sub-paragraph applies to CS seed of—

(a)a listed variety;

(b)a variety that is unlisted but in respect of which an application for listing has been made that has not been withdrawn or finally determined; and

(c)a previously listed variety for which a marketing extension is in force.

(3) In this paragraph “grey label” shall have the same meaning as in paragraph 29(3).

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