The Plant Health (Great Britain) (Amendment) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-04-02

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 1145

PLANT HEALTH
The Plant Health (Great Britain) (Amendment) Order 1997

Made
2nd April 1997

Laid before Parliament
3rd April 1997

Coming into force
1st May 1997

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in relation to England, the Secretary of State for Scotland in relation to Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales in relation to Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 2 and 3 of the Plant Health Act 1967(1) and now vested in them(2) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Title and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Plant Health (Great Britain) (Amendment) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 1st May 1997.

Amendment of the Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993

2.—(1) The Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993(3) shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs (2) and (3) below.

(2) In Schedule 3, Part A, item 12, there shall be inserted in the second column after the words “third countries other than” the word “Algeria,”.

(3) In Schedule 16 there shall be inserted at the end the following—

“Commission Directive 97/14/EC”(4).

Tim Boswell
Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
27th March 1997

Lindsay
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
2nd April 1997

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Jonathan Evans
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
2nd April 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order amends the Plant Health (Great Britain) Order 1993 so as to implement Commission Directive 97/14/EC (OJ No. L 87, 2.4.97, p. 17.) amending Annex III to Council Directive 77/93/EEC on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community.
The Order, which comes into force on 1st May 1997, adds Algeria to the list of third countries from which potatoes other than seed potatoes may be imported.


(1)
1967 c. 8; sections 2(1) and 3(1) and (2) were amended by the European Communities Act 1972 (c. 68), section 4(1) and Schedule 4, paragraph 8; section 3(4) was substituted by section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 1982 (c. 48).

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

(3)
S.I. 1993/1320; amended by S.I. 1993/3213, 1995/1358 and 2929, 1996/25, 1165 and 3242.

(4)
O.J. No. L 87, 2.4.97, p. 17.
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