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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/114 amending Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC setting out implementing measures for the purposes of Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/53/EC and Article 7 of Council Directive 2002/55/EC respectively, as regards the characteristics to be covered as a minimum by the examination and the minimum conditions for examining certain varieties of agricultural plant species and vegetable species.

Type of law

The species referred to in Article 1(2)(a) in compliance with technical protocols of the Community Plant Variety Office and the species referred to in Article 1(2)(b) in compliance with test guidelines of the International Union for Protection of New Varieties of Plants are listed in the Annexes of the Directive 2003/90/EC and Directive 2003/91/EC. This Implementing Directive replaces these Annexes by the texts set out in Parts A and B of the Annex to this Directive. For examinations started before 1 September 2019 Member States may apply Directives 2003/90/EC and 2003/91/EC in the versions applying before their amendment by this Directive.
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Entry into force notes
This Directive shall enter into force on the twentieth day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Member States shall adopt and publish, by 31 August 2019 at the latest, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall apply those provisions from 1 September 2019.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 23, 25 January 2019, pp. 35-40.
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