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The Dutch Elm Disease (Restriction on Movement of Elms) (Amendment) Order 1988

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Statutory Instruments

1988 No. 605


The Dutch Elm Disease (Restriction on Movement of Elms) (Amendment) Order 1988


23rd March 1988

Laid before Parliament

30th March 1988

Coming into force

1st May 1988

The Forestry Commissioners, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 3(1) and (2) of the Plant Health Act 1967(1), as read with section 20 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1972(2), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:


1967 c. 8; section 3(1) and (2) was amended by the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), section 4(1) and Schedule 4, paragraph 8(1) and (3). The powers conferred by section 3 of the Plant Health Act 1967 are conferred on “a competent authority”, which expression is defined in section 1(2), as regards the protection of forest trees and timber from attack by pests, as the Forestry Commissioners.

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