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Seeds & Propagation - Legislation : Agriculture General

In addition to the sector specific legislation, further implementing measures exist which apply across the different sectors.

  • Council Directive 2002/53/EC of 13 June 2002 on the common catalogue of varieties of agricultural plant species (the former Council Directive 70/457/EEC)
  • Commission Directive 72/180/EEC of 14 April 1972 determining the characteristics and minimum conditions for examining agricultural varieties
  • Commission Decision 81/675/EEC of 28 July 1981 establishing that particular sealing systems are 'non- reusable systems' within the meaning of Council Directives 66/400/EEC, 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 69/208/EEC and 70/458/EEC
  • Council Decision 95/514/EC of 29 November 1995 on the equivalence of field inspections carried out in third countries on seed producing crops and on the equivalence of seed produced in third countries.
    Please note that this Decision does not apply to seed potatoes
  • Commission Decision 98/320/EC of 27 April 1998 on the organisation of a temporary experiment on seed sampling and seed testing pursuant to Council Directives 66/400/EEC, 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC and 69/208/EEC
  • Commission Regulation (EC) No 930/2000 of 4 May 2000 establishing implementing rules as to the suitability of the denominations of varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species
  • Commission Decision 2001/897/EC of 12 December 2001 setting out the arrangements for Community comparative trials and tests on seeds and propagating material of certain plants under Council Directives 66/400/EEC, 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 66/403/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 69/208/EEC, 70/458/EEC and 92/33/EEC
  • Commission Decision 2002/756/EC of 16 September 2002 setting out the arrangements for Community comparative trials and tests on seeds and propagating material of certain plants under Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 92/33/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC
 
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