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Statutory Instrument 1992 No. 1613

The Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations 1992

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1992 No. 1613

SEEDS

The Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations 1992

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Made30th June 1992
Laid before Parliament15th July 1992
Coming into force5th August 1992

    The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 16(1) and (8) and 36 of the Plant Varieties and Seeds Act 1964[1] and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf[2], after consultation in accordance with the said section 16(1) with representatives of such interests as appear to them to be concerned, hereby make the following Regulations:
    Title and commencement
        1.    These Regulations may be cited as the Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations 1992 and shall come into force on 5th August 1992.
    Amendment
        2.—(1)  The Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds Regulations 1985[3] shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this regulation.

        (2)  In Schedule 4 Part IIA paragraph 3 shall be numbered 3.—(1) and there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—
      "  (2)  In soya bean,
        (a) the maximum number of sub-samples within a sample of 5,000 seeds minimum per lot subdivided into 5 sub-samples which have been found to be contaminated by Pseudomonas syringae pv. glycinea shall not exceed 4;
        (b) the maximum number of seeds contaminated by Diaporthe phaseolorum shall not exceed 15%; and
        (c) the percentage by weight of inert matter shall not exceed 0.3%."


In witness whereof the Official Seal of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food is hereunto affixed on
29th June 1992.


John Selwyn Gummer

Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food


Hector Monro

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office

29th June 1992

David Hunt

Secretary of State for Wales

30th June 1992






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
    These Regulations which further amend the Oil and Fibre Plant Seeds Regulations 1985 implement Council Directive 69/208/EEC (OJ No. L169, 10.7.69, p.3) as amended by Commission Directive 92/9/EEC (OJ No. L70, 17.3.92, p.25) so as to introduce standards for seed borne disease organisms harmful to soya beans.



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Notes:

[1] 1964 c. 14; section 16 was amended by the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), section 4(1) and Schedule 4, paragraph 5(1)(2) and (3); see section 38(1) for the definition of "the Ministers".

[2] In the case of the Secretary of State for Wales, by virtue of S.I. 1978/272.

[3] S.I. 1985/977, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

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