Plant Health (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2017

Made                                                                  22nd September 2017

Coming into force                                               23rd September 2017

THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, in pursuance of Articles 4 and 5 of the Plant Health (Jersey) Law 2003[1], orders as follows –

1        Interpretation

In this Order “principal Order” means the Plant Health (Jersey) Order 2005[2].

2        Article 1 amended

In Article 1 of the principal Order, after the definition “customs officer” there shall be inserted the following definition –

“ ‘Decision (EU) 2015/789’ means Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/789 of 18 May 2015 as regards measures to prevent the introduction into and spread within the Union of Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.) (notified under document C(2015) 3415) (OJ No L 125, 21.5.2015, p.36) –

(a)     as amended by Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/2417 of 17 December 2015 (notified under document C(2015) 9191) and Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/764 of 12 May 2016 (notified under document C(2016) 2731); and

(b)     as may be further amended in so far as such further amendment is to the list of specified plants contained in Annex I to the first mentioned Decision;”.

3        Article 3 amended

In Article 3(2) of the principal Order, after the words “shall not apply to the import into Jersey of any plant, or plant product,” there shall be inserted the words “except a specified plant within the meaning of Decision (EU) 2015/789,”.

4        Article 4 amended

In Article 4(3) of the principal Order, after the words “shall not apply to any sale, planting, movement or other disposal, or the causing or permitting of any sale, planting, movement or other disposal, of a plant, or plant product,” there shall be inserted the words “except a specified plant within the meaning of Decision (EU) 2015/789,”.

5        Schedule 5 amended

(a)     in Schedule 5AI to the principal Order, after paragraph 3, there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“4.     Any specified plant listed in Annex I to Decision (EU) 2015/789.”;

(b)     in Schedule 5BI to the principal Order, after paragraph 9, there shall be inserted the following paragraph –

“10.    Any specified plant listed in Annex I to Decision (EU) 2015/789.”.

6        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Plant Health (Amendment No. 2) (Jersey) Order 2017 and shall come into force the day after it is made.

deputy s.g. luce of st. martin

Minister for the Environment

 


 



[1]                                    chapter 01.885

[2]                                    chapter 01.885.30


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