Order Apm/283/2017, Of 27 March, Amending The Technical Regulation Of Control And Certification Of Seeds Of Forage Plants, Approved By The Order Arm/3370/2010, Of 27 Of December, And The General Technical Regulations Control And Cer...

Original Language Title: Orden APM/283/2017, de 27 de marzo, por la que se modifica el Reglamento técnico de control y certificación de semillas de plantas forrajeras, aprobado por la Orden ARM/3370/2010, de 27 de diciembre, y el Reglamento general técnico de control y cer...

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The technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of forage plants, approved by order ARM/3370/2010, of 27 December, establishes the requirements that must be met in the process of production of seed of fodder plants, in accordance with the Directive 66/401/EEC of the Council of 14 June 1966, on the marketing of fodder plant seed.

The General regulations technical Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants, approved by order of 23 May 1986, establishes the general system of control and certification for production and use of seeds and nursery plants, as well as the setting of standards for circulation and trade in them, in accordance with the different Council directives on the marketing of seeds and plants of nursery.

Directive 66/401/EEC of the Council, has been amended by the directive of execution (EU) 2016/317, from the Commission of 3 March 2016, by which modify the directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC of the Council in so far as the official label of packets of seeds.

The directive's implementation (EU) Commission of 3 March 2016 2016/317, modifies (forage) Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC (cereals, maize and sorghum), 2002/54/EC (beet), 2002/55/EC (vegetable), 2002/56/EC (potato) and Directive 2002/57/EC (oleaginous and Textiles). However, it is only necessary to transpose the part concerning the directive of forage in the technical rules of Control and certification of seeds of plants Forrajeas, and that relating to the 'number of label' from the final uncertified seeds, through the addition of the mention in the General technical regulations for Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants , because in other species of seeds cited mention of 'number of label' is already included in the corresponding technical regulations.

This, the above mention is provided, in the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of cereals, approved by the order ARM/3368/2010, of 27 of December, in the letter to) of Chapter VIII, by relation to the General rules of Control and certification. The General regulations technical Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants, approved by order of May 23, at paragraph 20 of chapter V, indicates that official labels will contain, among other data, the number of the tag.

Similarly, the relationship with the technical General Regulation of Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants expected in the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of corn, approved by the order ARM/3369/2010, of 27 of December, in the letter to) of your chapter VIII; in the letter G) of chapter IV of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of sorghum, approved by the order ARM/3374/2010, of 27 of December; in Chapter VIII of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of beets, approved by order of 1 July 1986; in paragraph X.2 of chapter X of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of horticultural plants, approved by order of 1 July 1986; in article 5 of the technical regulation of Control and seed potato certification, approved by the Royal Decree 27/2016, January 29; (in the letter to) of Chapter VIII of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of oleaginous plants, approved by the order ARM/3371/2010, of 27 of December; (and in the letter to) of chapter IX of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of textile plants, approved by the order ARM/3372/2010, of 27 December.

In this way, this standard incorporates into domestic law the aforementioned part of the execution policy 2016/317/EU, of the Commission of 3 March 2016, through the corresponding modification of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of forage plants, and of the General regulations for the Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants.

In the drafting of this provision have been consulted the autonomous communities and the organizations representing the sectors concerned.

By virtue, according to the Council of State, I have: article one. Modification of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of forage plants, approved by the order ARM/3370/2010, of 27 December.

Added the following text in A paragraph) of annex III of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds of forage plants, approved by order ARM/3370/2010, of 27 December: ' a) for pre-basic category seed, base and certified: then "Batch number" add "and number of order officially attributed".»

(b) for commercial-grade seeds: then "Batch number" add "and number of order officially attributed".

«(c) for mixtures of seed: then "Batch number" add "and number of order officially attributed".»

Article two. Modification of the General regulations technical Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants, approved by the order of 23 May 1986.

Article 26.b) of chapter V of the technical regulation of Control and certification of seeds and nursery plants, approved by order of May 23, 1986, is amended as follows: one. In the letter to), then from 'Field or lot reference number' the following indent is added: 'Number of order officially attributed'.

Two. In the letter b), then «Field or lot reference number» add the following indent: "Number of order officially attributed".

First final provision. Incorporation of European Union law.

By this order is incorporated into Spanish law article 1 of the directive's implementation (EU) 2016/317, of Commission of 5 January 2016, amending Directive 66/401/EEC on the marketing of fodder plant, and, as regards the final uncertified seeds, articles 2 to 6 , both inclusive, of the same.

Second final provision. Entry into force.

This order shall enter into force on April 1, 2017.

Madrid, March 27, 2017.-Minister of agriculture and fisheries, food and environment, Isabel García Tejerina.