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The Vegetable Seed (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

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Amendment to Schedule 8

9.  In Schedule 8 (Labelling) after Part VII insert—

PART VIII

Supplier’s label for a package of seed of a conservation variety

33.  The supplier’s label for a package of a seed of a conservation variety must be a minimum size of 110 millimetres by 67 millimetres, be coloured brown and contain the following information—

(a)the words “EU rules and standards”;

(b)the name and address of the person responsible for affixing the label or notice or that person’s identification mark;

(c)the year of sealing, or the year of last sampling for the purposes of the last testing of germination, expressed by the word “sealed” or “sampled” (as the case may be), followed by the year in question;

(d)the species;

(e)the denomination of the conservation variety;

(f)the words “certified seed of a conservation variety” or “standard seed of conservation variety (as appropriate)”;

(g)the region of origin;

(h)where the region of seed production is different from the region of origin, the indication of the region of seed production;

(i)the reference number of the lot given by the person responsible for affixing the labels;

(j)the declared net or gross weight or declared number of seeds;

(k)where weight is indicated and granulated pesticides, pelleting substances or other solid additives are used, the nature of the chemical treatment or additive and the approximate ratio between the weight of clusters of pure seeds and the total weight.

PART IX

Supplier’s label for a package of standard seed of an amateur variety

34.  The supplier’s label for a package of standard seed of an amateur variety must contain the following information—

(a)the words “EU rules and standards”;

(b)the name and address of the person responsible for affixing the label or notice or that person’s identification mark;

(c)the year of sealing, or the year of last sampling for the purposes of the last testing of germination, expressed by the word “sealed” or “sampled” (as the case may be), followed by the year in question;

(d)the species;

(e)the denomination of the amateur variety;

(f)the words “amateur variety”

(g)the reference number of the lot given by the person responsible for affixing the labels;

(h)the declared net or gross weight or declared number of seeds;

(i)where weight is indicated and granulated pesticides, pelleting substances or other solid additives are used, the nature of the chemical treatment or additive and the approximate ratio between the weight of clusters of pure seeds and the total weight.

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