Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1996 No. 311
Fodder Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996
23rd July 1996
Coming into operation
23rd August 1996
The Department of Agriculture in exercise of the powers conferred on it by sections 1(1) and 2(1) of the Seeds Act (Northern Ireland) 1965(2) and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation with representatives of such interests as appear to it to be concerned, hereby makes the following Regulations:—
Citation and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Fodder Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996 and shall come into operation on 23rd August 1996.
Amendment of the Fodder Plant Seeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994
2. For sub-paragraph (a) of Part II of Schedule 5 (maximum weight of a seed lot and minimum weight of a submitted sample) to the Fodder Plant Seeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994(3) there shall be substituted the following sub-paragraph—
“(a)The maximum weight of a seed lot shall be—
(i)for seeds of Hairy vetch and Hungarian vetch, 20 tonnes;
(ii)for seeds of Common vetch, Field bean, Field pea, Narrow-leaved lupin (Blue lupin), White lupin and Yellow lupin, 25 tonnes.”
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of Agriculture on 23rd July 1996.
L. G. McKibben
(This note is not part of the Regulations.)
These Regulations implement as respects Northern Ireland Commission Directive 96/18/EC (O.J. No. L76, 26.3.96, p. 21) amending Annex III to Council Directive 66/401/EEC (O.J. No. 125, 11.7.66, p. 2298/66) on the marketing of fodder plant seed as amended.
These Regulations, which come into operation on 23rd August 1996, amend the Fodder Plant Seeds Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1994 to increase the maximum seed lot weight for seeds of common vetch, field bean, field pea, narrow-leaved lupin (blue lupin), white lupin and yellow lupin to 25 tonnes.
As amended by 1970 c. 20 (N.I.) section 10(2)
1965 c. 22 (N.I.)
S.R. 1994 No. 252