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The Seed (Registration, Licensing and Enforcement) (Wales) Regulations 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Title, commencement and application

    2. 2.General interpretation

  3. PART II REGISTRATION OF PERSONS ENGAGED IN SEED INDUSTRY ACTIVITIES

    1. 3.Obligation to be registered

    2. 4.Applications for registration

    3. 5.Registrations

    4. 6.Conditions to be complied with by registered persons

    5. 7.Termination of registrations

    6. 8.Revocation of registrations

    7. 9.List

  4. PART III LICENSED CROP INSPECTORS

    1. 10.Applications for licences

    2. 11.Licences

    3. 12.Variation of licences

    4. 13.Termination of licences

    5. 14.Suspension and revocation of licences

    6. 15.List

    7. 16.Fees

  5. PART IV LICENSED SEED SAMPLERS

    1. 17.Applications for licences

    2. 18.Licences

    3. 19.Variation of licences

    4. 20.Termination of licences

    5. 21.Suspension and revocation of licences

    6. 22.List

    7. 23.Fees

  6. PART V LICENSED SEED TESTING STATIONS

    1. 24.Applications for licences

    2. 25.Licences

    3. 26.Variation of licences

    4. 27.Examinations

    5. 28.Duties of seed analysts in charge of LSTSs

    6. 29.Suspension and revocation of licences

    7. 30.List

    8. 31.Fees

  7. PART VI ENFORCEMENT OF SEEDS REGULATIONS

    1. 32.Sampling for enforcement purposes

    2. 33.Certificates of taking and testing a sample

  8. PART VII MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTAL

    1. 34.Arrangements for official measures

    2. 35.Fees

    3. 36.Right to make representations

    4. 37.Appeals

    5. 38.Extension of time

    6. 39.Form of records

    7. 40.Form of lists

    8. 41.Service of notices

    9. 42.Revocations, transitional and savings provisions

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REGISTERED SEED INDUSTRY PERSONS

      1. PART I Registration: matters that may be taken into account

        1. 1.The premises that are available to the applicant.

        2. 2.The machinery, equipment and facilities that are available to the...

        3. 3.In relation to seed mixtures intended for use as fodder...

        4. 4.The personnel and services that are available to the applicant....

        5. 5.Where the applicant is a corporate body or a partnership,...

        6. 6.When the activities carried out by the applicant include the...

      2. PART II Conditions which may be imposed on a registered person

        1. 1.In the case of a company, to notify the National...

        2. 2.In the case of a registered person other than a...

        3. 3.In the case of a corporate body or a partnership,...

        4. 4.In the case of the preparation of seed mixtures intended...

        5. 5.To keep such records as the National Assembly may require...

        6. 6.To keep a register of seed mixtures intended for use...

        7. 7.To permit, at any reasonable time, an authorised officer to...

        8. 8.To permit, at any reasonable time, an authorised officer to...

        9. 9.To give the National Assembly such other information as it...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      LICENSED CROP INSPECTORS

      1. PART I Species and categories of seed crop that may be inspected by a licensed crop inspector

      2. PART II Functions that may be specified in a crop inspector’s licence

        1. 1.To authenticate each seed lot sown to produce a seed...

        2. 2.To inspect crops in accordance with instructions from time to...

        3. 3.To issue a field inspection report following the inspection of...

        4. 4.To submit to the National Assembly such other reports on...

        5. 5.To keep records of crops inspected by the crop inspector....

        6. 6.To supervise other licensed crop inspectors as directed by the...

      3. PART III Conditions that may be imposed by a crop inspector’s licence

        1. 1.To carry out his or her functions as a licensed...

        2. 2.To carry out his or her functions as a licensed...

        3. 3.To carry out his or her functions as a licensed...

        4. 4.To maintain his or her expertise by making regular inspections...

        5. 5.To attend such training courses and undergo such examinations on...

        6. 6.To notify the National Assembly within 21 days of any...

        7. 7.To inspect not more than the maximum areas, if any,...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      LICENSED SEED SAMPLERS

      1. PART I Species of seed that may be sampled by a licensed seed sampler

      2. PART II Functions that may be specified in a seed sampler’s licence

        1. 1.To sample seed in accordance with the Seed Marketing Regulations...

        2. 2.To keep records of seed lots sampled by the seed...

        3. 3.To keep records of the use by the seed sampler...

        4. 4.To ensure that packages of seed are labelled or re-labelled...

        5. 5.To ensure that mixtures of seed are, labelled or re-labelled...

        6. 6.To ensure that sampling equipment, including automatic sampling devices, operated...

      3. PART III Conditions that may be imposed by a seed sampler’s licence

        1. 1.To carry out his or her functions subject to supervision...

        2. 2.To carry out his or her functions in accordance with...

        3. 3.To attend such training courses and undergo such examinations as...

        4. 4.To notify the National Assembly within 21 days of any...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      LICENSED SEED TESTING STATIONS

      1. PART I Licensing of laboratories: matters to be taken into account

        1. 1.The premises in which the laboratory is situated.

        2. 2.The equipment that is available at the laboratory for carrying...

        3. 3.The knowledge and qualifications— (a) in seed testing and laboratory...

      2. PART II LSTS licence conditions

        1. 1.The LSTS shall have a person acting as the Analyst...

        2. 2.All statutory seed testing carried out at the LSTS shall...

        3. 3.Any change regarding the person appointed to act as the...

        4. 4.The premises in which the LSTS is maintained shall be...

        5. 5.The LSTS shall be open to inspection at all reasonable...

        6. 6.Statutory seed testing shall be carried out in accordance with...

        7. 7.A record shall be kept of all statutory seed tests...

        8. 8.The records referred to in paragraph 7 shall be available...

        9. 9.A portion (in this Schedule called “the reserve portion”) of...

        10. 10.The reserve portion shall be placed in a bag and...

        11. 11.The reserve portion shall be delivered to an authorised officer...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      SAMPLING

      1. 1.A sample shall be obtained from the seed lot by...

      2. 2.Primary sample size

      3. 3.Condition of the Seed Lot

      4. 4.When the seed lot is in sacks or similar sized...

      5. 5.The containers to be sampled shall be selected systematically or...

      6. 6.Sampling from small containers

      7. 7.When seed is in moisture-proof containers the opened or pierced...

      8. 8.Sampling from large containers or seed in bulk

      9. 9.Sampling from a seed stream

      10. 10.Sampling Instruments

      11. 11.Where it is not practicable to use an instrument of...

      12. 12.Dynamic spear sampler

      13. 13.In sampling seed of the species specified in column (1)...

      14. 14.In the table set out in paragraph 13 references to...

      15. 15.Stick Samplers

      16. 16.A single chamber type stick sampler may be used for...

      17. 17.A multi-chamber type stick sampler may be used to sample...

      18. 18.Cargo sampler

      19. 19.Seed stream sampler

      20. 20.Methods of use

      21. 21.Dynamic seed sampler

      22. 22.Single chamber type stick sampler

      23. 23.Multi-chamber type stick sampler

      24. 24.Cargo sampler

      25. 25.Seed Stream Samplers

      26. 26.Obtaining a submitted sample- composite sample division instruments

      27. 27.Where the composite sample exceeds the prescribed minimum weight for...

      28. 28.Riffle Divider

      29. 29.Centrifugal Divider

      30. 30.Method of Use

      31. Sample Mixing

      32. Sample Reduction

      33. Obtaining more than one submitted sample

      34. 31.Centrifugal Divider

      35. Sample Mixing

      36. Sample Reduction

      37. Obtaining more than one submitted sample

      38. 32.Moisture Sample

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      CERTIFICATE OF THE TAKING OF A SAMPLE OF SEEDS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      CERTIFICATES OF THE RESULTS OF TESTS OF SEEDS

      1. PART I

      2. PART II

      3. PART III

      4. PART IV

      5. PART V

  10. Explanatory Note

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