S.I. No. 305/2019 - European Communities (Minimum Conditions For Examining Of Vegetable Species) (Amendment) Regulations 2019


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 5th July, 2019.

I, MICHAEL CREED, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 3 of the European Communities Act 1972 (No. 27 of 1972), for the purpose of giving effect to Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/114 of 24 January 2019 1 , hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Minimum Conditions for Examining of Vegetable Species) (Amendment) Regulations 2019.

2. The European Communities (Minimum Conditions for Examining of Vegetable Species) Regulations 2004 ( S.I. No. 121 of 2004 ) are amended by substituting in Regulation 2 for the definition of “Directive” (as amended by European Communities (Minimum Conditions for examining of Vegetable Species)(Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 304 of 2018) the following-

“‘Directive’ means Commission Directive No. 2003/91/EC of 6 October 20032 as amended by Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/114 of 24 January 2019;”.

3. The European Communities (Minimum Conditions for Examining Vegetable Species) (Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 304 of 2018) is revoked.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

27 June, 2019.

MICHAEL CREED,

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)

These Regulations give effect to the provisions of Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/114 of 24 January 2019 which amends Council Directive 2003/91/EC on the Characteristics and Minimum Conditions for Examining Vegetable Species.

1 O.J. No. L23, 25.01.2019, p.35

2 O.J. No. L254, 08.10.2003, p. 11