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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/1985 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) which are to comply with technical protocols of the Community Plant Variety Office and the species referred to in Article 1(2)(b) which are to comply 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 June 2020 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 May 2020, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive. They shall apply those provisions from 1 June 2020.
Serial Imprint
Official Journal of the European Union L 308, 29 November 2020, pp. 86-93.
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