The Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-11-10

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2760

PESTICIDES
The Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1998

Made
10th November 1998

Laid before Parliament
11th November 1998

Coming into force
11th December 1998

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and the Secretary of State being Ministers designated(1) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(2) in relation to the common agricultural policy of the European Community, acting jointly in exercise of the powers conferred on them by the said section 2(2), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, and, in respect of regulation 3 of the following Regulations, the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in exercise of the powers conferred by section 56(1) and (2) of the Finance Act 1973(3) with the consent of the Treasury, hereby make the following Regulations:

Title and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 11th December 1998.

Amendment of the Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995

2.  Regulation 2(1) of the Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995(4) shall be amended by substituting for the definition of “the Directive” the following definition–

““the Directive” means Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market(5), as amended by–

(a)
Commission Directive 93/71/EEC(6);

(b)
Commission Directive 94/37/EC(7);

(c)
Commission Directive 94/79/EC(8);

(d)
Commission Directive 95/35/EC(9);

(e)
Commission Directive 95/36/EC(10);

(f)
Commission Directive 96/12/EC(11);

(g)
Commission Directive 96/46/EC(12);

(h)
Commission Directive 96/68/EC(13);

(i)
Council Directive 97/57/EC(14);

(j)
Commission Directive 98/47/EC(15);”.

Amendment of the Plant Protection Products (Fees) Regulations 1995

3.  Regulation 2 of the Plant Protection Products (Fees) Regulations 1995(16) shall be amended by substituting for the definition of “principal Regulations” the following definition–

““principal Regulations” means the Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995 as amended by–

(a)
the Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1996(17);

(b)
the Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1997(18);

(c)
the Plant Protection Products (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1997(19);

(d)
the Plant Protection Products (Amendment) Regulations 1998;”.

Jeff Rooker
Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
10th November 1998

Sewel
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
8th November 1998

We consent to the making of regulation 3 of these Regulations,

Jim Dowd
Jane Kennedy
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
6th November 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations further amend the Plant Protection Products Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/887), as amended (S.I. 1996/1940, 1997/7 and 1997/2499), (“the principal Regulations”) which implement in Great Britain Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market (OJ No. L230, 19.8.91, p. 1 as read with OJ No. L170, 25.6.92, p. 40) (“the Directive”), as amended.
The Regulations amend the definition of the Directive provided in the principal Regulations in consequence of Commission Directive 98/47/EC (OJ No. L191, 7.7.98, p. 50) which includes an active substance (azoxystrobin) in Annex I to the Directive. They also make a consequential amendment to the Plant Protection Products (Fees) Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/888), as amended (S.I. 1997/884).


(1)
S.I. 1972/1811.

(2)
1972 c. 68.

(3)
1973 c. 51.

(4)
S.I. 1995/887, amended by S.I. 1996/1940, 1997/7 and 1997/2499.

(5)
OJ No. L230, 19.8.91, p. 1 (to be read with Corrigenda published in OJ No. L170, 25.6.92, p. 40).

(6)
OJ No. L221, 31.8.93, p. 27 (to be read with Corrigenda published in OJ No. L4, 6.1.96, p. 16).

(7)
OJ No. L194, 29.7.94, p. 65.

(8)
OJ No. L354, 31.12.94, p. 16 (to be read with Corrigenda published in OJ No. L280, 23.11.95, p. 58).

(9)
OJ No. L172, 22.7.95, p. 6.

(10)
OJ No. L172, 22.7.95, p. 8.

(11)
OJ No. L65, 15.3.96, p. 20.

(12)
OJ No. L214, 23.8.96, p. 18.

(13)
OJ No. L277, 30.10.96, p. 25.

(14)
OJ No. L265, 27.9.97, p. 87.

(15)
OJ No. L191, 7.7.98, p. 50.

(16)
S.I. 1995/888, amended by S.I. 1997/884.

(17)
S.I. 1996/1940.

(18)
S.I. 1997/7.

(19)
S.I. 1997/2499.
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