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The Plant Health and Phytosanitary Conditions (Oak Processionary Moth and Plant Pests) (Amendment) Regulations 2023

26 June 2023

Amends/Commences: GB Retained: Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 establishing uniform conditions for the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 as regards protective measures against pests of plants

Comes into force: 24th May 2023

Jurisdiction: Great Britain

Movement of high risk oak trees is prohibited outside the demarcated area infested by Thaumetopoea processionea L. (an Oak Moth that infests oak trees). Movement of the trees within the area is only allowed if professional operators comply with biosecurity and movement conditions. The thresholds of regulated non-quarantine pests for seed potatoes have been updated.

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