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Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2004 and shall come into force on 11th June 2004.

Amendment to the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Regulations 2000

2.—(1) The Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Regulations 2000(1) are amended in accordance with this regulation.

(2) In Schedule 1(2), with effect from 1st August 2004, at the appropriate place in alphabetical order in column 1, insert, together with the corresponding entry in column 2, the following entry:–

Column 1

Column 2

Pesticide

Residues

FenamiphosFenamiphos (sum of fenamiphos and its sulphoxide and sulphone expressed as fenamiphos)

(3) In Schedule 1, with effect from 4th June 2005, at the appropriate places in alphabetical order in column 1, insert, together with the corresponding entries in column 2, the following entries:–

Column 1

Column 2

Pesticide

Residues

CyazofamidCyazofamid
2,4 – DB2,4 – DB
EthoxysulfuronEthoxysulfuron
ForamsulfuronForamsulfuron
ImazamoxImazamox
LinuronLinuron
OxadiargylOxadiargyl
OxasulfuronOxasulfuron
PendimethalinPendimethalin

(4) In Part 2 of Schedule 2(3)–

(a)for the maximum residue levels of mg/kg of Benalaxyl on lettuce, for “0.05” substitute “0.5”;

(b)with effect from 1st August 2004, insert, in the appropriate places to preserve the alphabetical ordering from left to right, the maximum permitted levels for residue of the pesticide Fenamiphos specified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations in relation to the products so specified; and

(c)with effect from 4th June 2005, insert, in the appropriate places to preserve the alphabetical ordering from left to right, the maximum permitted levels for residues of the pesticides Cyazofamid, 2,4 – DB, Ethoxysulfuron, Foramsulfuron, Imazamox, Linuron, Oxadiargyl, Oxasulfuron and Pendimethalin specified in Schedule 1 to these Regulations in relation to the products so specified.

(5) For Schedule 5(4), with effect from 1st August 2004, substitute the Schedule set out in Schedule 2 to these Regulations.

Revocations

3.  With effect from 1st August 2004–

(a)regulation 2(7) of, and Schedule 2 to, the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2003(5); and

(b)regulations 2(7) and 3 of, and Schedule 2 to, the Pesticides (Maximum Residue Levels in Crops, Food and Feeding Stuffs) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2004(6);

are hereby revoked.

ROSS FINNIE

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House, Edinburgh

15th May 2004