Plants, plant products or other objects
Draft Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament and of the Council on protective measures against pests of plants, authorising Member States to provide for temporary derogations in view of official testing, scientific or educational purposes, trials, varietal selections, or breeding
This draft Regulation lays down the conditions for derogation from the import prohibition or the standard phytosanitary procedures laid down in Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, under which specified pests and plants, plant products and other objects may be introduced into, or moved, held, multiplied or used within, the Union, or protected zones therein, for official testing, scientific or educational purposes, trials, varietal selection or breeding.
The scope of the draft legislation covers:
- Union quarantine pests, listed pursuant to Article 5 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031;
- Pests subject to the measures adopted pursuant to Article 30(1) of that Regulation;
- Protected zone quarantine pests, listed pursuant to Article 32(3) of that Regulation; Plants, plant products or other objects listed pursuant to Articles 40(2), 41(2), 42(2), 49(1), 53(2) and 54(2) of that Regulation.