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The Plant Health (Amendment) (Scotland) Order 1999

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Amendment of the principal Order

2.  Article 18 of the principal Order (miscellaneous potato provisions) shall be amended as follows–

(a)for the heading there shall be substituted“Miscellaneous provisions for certain solanaceous species”;

(b)after paragraph (2) there shall be substituted–

(2A) Without prejudice to paragraph (1) of this article, no person shall plant or cause or permit to be planted any potatoes unless they derive in direct line from potato material which has been obtained under an officially approved programme within the European Community or Switzerland and which has been found to be free from Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. in official tests using the method set out in Annex II of Directive 98/57/EC of 20th July 1998 on the control of Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al.(1).; and

(c)for paragraph (7) there shall be substituted–

(7) “Without prejudice to articles 22 or 23, the special measures in respect of Potato Wart Disease, Potato Cyst Nematode, Potato Ring Rot and Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi et al. set out in Schedules 11, 12, 13 and 13A respectively shall be adopted to control the spread of those plant pests.”..


O.J. L235, 21.8.98.

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