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The Vegetable Plant Material and Seed (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 579 of 2020).

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These Regulations amend the Marketing of Vegetable Plant Material Regulations 1995 (S.I. 1995/2652) (in relation to England only) (the 1995 Regulations); the Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) Regulations 2001 (S.I. 2001/3510)(The 2001 Regulations); and the Seed Marketing Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/463). These Regulations also implement Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2019/990 and Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2020/432.
Regulations 2 and 3 amends definitions in the 1995 Regulations and the 2001 Regulations to ensure that references to Directives 2008/72/EC, 93/61/EEC and 2002/55/EC refer to those Directives as amended by the 2019 Directive and the 2020 Directive respectively. Regulation 3 also amends the list of vegetable species on the national list and the lists of derogated vegetable species in Schedule 1 to the Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) Regulations 2001. In particular contains provisions for the species Cichorium intybus L. Similarly Schedule 1 to the Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) Regulations 2001 is amended by Regulation 4 to what concern the list of vegetable plants and their associated common names to clarify where all varieties of a species are included and where only certain varieties of a species are included. The application of 2001 Regulations is extended to hybrids of the species and Groups of vegetable plants listed.
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