S.I. No. 200/2020 - European Communities (Marketing of Vegetable Propagating and Planting Material, other than Seed) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2020


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 9th June, 2020.

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) 2020/177 of 11 February 20201 , hereby make the following regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the European Communities (Marketing of Vegetable Propagating and Planting Material, other than Seed) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2020.

2. The European Communities (Marketing of Vegetable Propagating and Planting Material, other than Seed) Regulations 2014 (S.I. 152 of 2014) are amended in Regulation 2(1) by substituting for the definition of “Directive” (as amended by the European Communities (Marketing of Vegetable Propagating and Plant Material, other than Seed) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 ( S.I. No. 59 of 2020 ), the following –

“‘Directive’ means Council Directive No. 2008/72/EC of 15th July 20082 (as amended by Commission Implementing Decision 2013/166/EU of 2 April 20133 , Commission Implementing Directive 2013/45/EU of 7th August 20134 and Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/990 of 17 June 2019)5 and Commission Directive 93/61/EEC of 2 July 19936 (as amended by Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2020/177 of 11 February 2020);”.

3. The European Communities (Marketing of Vegetable Propagating and Plant Material, other than Seed) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 ( S.I. No. 59 of 2020 ) are revoked.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

29 May, 2020.

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) 2020/177 by amending the Directive as they relate to inspections for Union regulated non-quarantine pests (RNQPs) and measures intended to prevent their presence on vegetable propagating and planting material other than seed for planting.

1 OJ L 41, 11.02.2020, P.1

2 OJ L205, 01.08.2008 P.28

3 OJ L94, 04.04.2013, P.8

4 OJ L213 08.08.0203, p.20

5 OJ L160, 18.06.2019, P.14

6 OJ L 250, 7.10.1993, p. 19