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Order No. 264 on seeds.

Type of law

This Order sets regulations concerning the sale of seeds. A batch of grains of a species listed in Appendix 2 may be sold as sowing grain, and any production and sale of this commodity is subject to registration, inspection, labelling and certification by the Danish AgriFish Agency. For batches of certified rye and hybrids of regular barley, oat, wheat, triticale, spelt, durum wheat, at an overall size that does not exceed 120 tonnes (parent party), the analysis rate of compliance with the quality standards laid down in Appendix 5 shall be reduced to a single inspection. The Danish AgriFish Agency may certify a party of this commodity in adherence to regulations for the certification of internationally-traded seeds laid down by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), should the batch be exported to a non-EU member state.
Appendix 1 - List of Appendices.
Appendix 2 - Species covered by this Order.
Appendix 3 Breeding standards.
Appendix 4 - Authorization of field inspectors, samplers, companies and departments using authorized sample and seed testing laboratories.
Appendix 5 Quality standards.
Appendix 6 Labelling.
Appendix 7 - Conditions for certification of residual stock.
Appendix 8 - Sales of varieties being tested for inclusion on the blacklist.
Appendix 9 - Conservation varieties.
Appendix 10 Developing (third) countries and authorities and species in these equivalent to Member States.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
20 March 2013.
Implementing 2012/340/EU: Commission Implementing Decision of 25 June 2012 on the organisation of a temporary experiment under Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 2002/54/EC, 2002/55/EC and 2002/57/EC as regards field inspection under official supervision for basic seed and bred seed of generations prior to basic seed (notified under document C(2012) 4169) Text with EEA relevance.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse om s dekorn.