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Council Directive 2002/55/EC of 13 June 2002 on the marketing of vegetable seed

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Article 1.This Directive shall apply to the production with a view...

  3. Article 2.(1) For the purpose of this Directive: (a) ‘marketing’ shall...

  4. Article 3.(1) Member States shall provide that vegetable seed may no...

  5. Article 4.(1) Member States shall ensure that a variety is accepted...

  6. Article 5.(1) A variety shall be regarded as distinct if, whatever...

  7. Article 6.Member States shall ensure that varieties coming from other Member...

  8. Article 7.(1) Member States shall provide that acceptance of varieties be...

  9. Article 8.Member States shall require that when lodging an application for...

  10. Article 9.(1) Member States shall arrange for official publication of the...

  11. Article 10.(1) Any application or withdrawal of an application for acceptance...

  12. Article 11.(1) Member States shall provide that the varieties accepted must...

  13. Article 12.(1) Acceptance shall be valid until the end of the...

  14. Article 13.(1) Member States shall ensure that any doubts which arise...

  15. Article 14.(1) Member States shall ensure that acceptance of a variety...

  16. Article 15.(1) Member States shall ensure that a variety is deleted...

  17. Article 16.(1) Member States shall ensure that, with effect from the...

  18. Article 17.The Commission shall, on the basis of the information supplied...

  19. Article 18.If it is established that the cultivation of a variety...

  20. Article 19.Where a variety ceases to be accepted in the Member...

  21. Article 20.(1) Member States shall provide that seed of industrial chicory...

  22. Article 21.Notwithstanding Article 20(1) and (2), Member States shall provide that:...

  23. Article 22.Member States may, however, by way of derogation from the...

  24. Article 23.(1) Notwithstanding Article 20(1) and (2), Member States may:

  25. Article 24.Member States may, as regards the conditions laid down in...

  26. Article 25.(1) Member States shall require that, for the examination of...

  27. Article 26.(1) Member States shall require that basic seed, certified seed...

  28. Article 27.(1) Member States shall require that packages of basic and...

  29. Article 28.(1) Member States shall require that packages of basic seed...

  30. Article 29.Member States shall take all measures necessary to ensure that...

  31. Article 30.(1) In accordance with the procedure referred to in Article...

  32. Article 31.In the case of seed of a variety which has...

  33. Article 32.Member States shall require that any chemical treatment of basic...

  34. Article 33.For the purpose of seeking improved alternatives to certain provisions...

  35. Article 34.(1) Member States shall ensure that seed which is placed...

  36. Article 35.The conditions under which bred seed of generations prior to...

  37. Article 36.(1) Member States shall provide that vegetable seed: which has...

  38. Article 37.(1) The Council, acting by a qualified majority on a...

  39. Article 38.(1) In order to remove any temporary difficulties in the...

  40. Article 39.(1) Member States shall ensure that official inspections are carried...

  41. Article 40.Member States shall ensure that seed of the categories ‘certified...

  42. Article 41.(1) Member States shall ensure that the persons responsible for...

  43. Article 42.(1) If it is repeatedly found, during post-control tests carried...

  44. Article 43.(1) Community comparative tests and trials shall be carried out...

  45. Article 44.(1) Specific conditions may be established in accordance with the...

  46. Article 45.Amendments to be made to the content of the Annexes...

  47. Article 46.(1) The Commission shall be assisted by the Standing Committee...

  48. Article 47.Save as otherwise provided in Article 18 and in Annexes...

  49. Article 48.(1) Specific conditions may be established in accordance with the...

  50. Article 49.Upon application by a Member State, which will be dealt...

  51. Article 50.The Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text...

  52. Article 51.(1) Directive 70/458/EEC, as amended by the Directives listed in...

  53. Article 52.This Directive shall enter into force the twentieth day following...

  54. Article 53.This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

    1. ANNEX I

      CONDITIONS FOR CROP CERTIFICATION

      1. 1. The crop shall have sufficient varietal identity and varietal purity....

      2. 2. In the case of basic seed, at least one official...

      3. 3. The cultural condition of the field and the stage of...

      4. 4. The minimum distances from neighbouring plants which might result in...

      5. 5. The crop shall be practically free from any pests which...

    2. ANNEX II

      CONDITIONS TO BE SATISFIED BY THE SEED

      1. 1. The seeds shall have sufficient varietal identity and vavietal purity....

      2. 2. Seed shall be practically free from any pests which reduce...

      3. 3. The seeds shall also satisfy the following conditions:

    3. ANNEX III

      WEIGHT REFERRED TO BY ARTICLE 25(2)

      1. 1. Maximum weight of a seed lot:

      2. 2. Minimum weight of a sample

    4. ANNEX IV

      LABEL

      1. A. Official label (basic seed and certified seed, excluding small packages)...

        1. I. Required information

        2. II. Minimum dimensions

      2. B. Supplier's label or inscription on the packages (standard seed and...

        1. I. Required information

        2. II. Minimum dimensions of the label (excluding small packages)

    5. ANNEX V

      LABEL AND DOCUMENT PROVIDED IN THE CASE OF SEED NOT FINALLY CERTIFIED, HARVESTED IN ANOTHER MEMBER STATE

      1. A. Information required for the label

      2. B. Colour of the label

      3. C. Information required for the document

    6. ANNEX VI

      1. PART A REPEALED DIRECTIVE AND ITS SUCCESSIVE AMENDMENTS

      2. PART B DEADLINES FOR TRANSPOSITION INTO NATIONAL LAW

    7. ANNEX VII

      CORRELATION TABLE

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