02020R1213 — EN — 13.11.2021 — 003.001


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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/1213

of 21 August 2020

concerning the phytosanitary measures for the introduction into the Union of certain plants, plant products and other objects which have been removed from the Annex to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2019

(OJ L 275 24.8.2020, p. 5)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

 M1

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/1362 of 30 September 2020

  L 317

5

1.10.2020

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/419 of 9 March 2021

  L 83

6

10.3.2021

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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2021/1936 of 9 November 2021

  L 396

27

10.11.2021




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COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/1213

of 21 August 2020

concerning the phytosanitary measures for the introduction into the Union of certain plants, plant products and other objects which have been removed from the Annex to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2019



Article 1

Subject matter

This Regulation sets out phytosanitary measures for the introduction from third countries into the Union of plants, plant products and other objects, which have been removed from the Annex to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2018/2019.

Article 2

Measures for introduction into the Union of certain plants, plant products and other objects, originating from third countries

The plants, plant products and other objects, originating from the respective third countries of origin, as listed in the Annex, may only be introduced into the Union territory if they comply with the corresponding measures set out therein.

Article 3

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force the third day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

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ANNEX

List of plants, plant products and other objects, originating from third countries, and the corresponding measures for their introduction into the Union territory, as referred to in Article 2



Plants, plant products or other objects

CN Code

Third countries of origin

Measures

Acer japonicum Thunberg, Acer palmatum Thunberg and Acer shirasawanum Koidzumi, bare rooted, dormant, free of leaves, grafted or budded, one- to three- year old plants for planting

ex 0602 90 41 ex 0602 90 45 ex 0602 90 46 ex 0602 90 48 ex 0602 90 50

New Zealand

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Eotetranychus sexmaculatus;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it, is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the site of production has been found free from Eotetranychus sexmaculatus during official inspections carried out at appropriate times, since the beginning of the production cycle of the plants; in case of suspicion of the presence of Eotetranychus sexmaculatus at the site of production, appropriate treatments have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pest; a surrounding zone of 100 m has been established, which is subject to specific surveys at appropriate times to detect Eotetranychus sexmaculatus and where the pest has been found on any host plants, those plants have been rogued out and destroyed immediately;

(iv)  a system has been put in place to ensure that tools and machinery have been cleaned to be free from soil and plant debris and disinfected to be free from the Eotetranychus sexmaculatus, before they have been introduced into the site of production;

(v)  at harvest, the plants have been cleaned and trimmed and the plants have undergone an official phytosanitary inspection, consisting at least of a detailed visual examination, in particular of stems and branches of the plants to confirm the absence of the Eotetranychus sexmaculatus;

(vi)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Eotetranychus sexmaculatus, in particular of stems and branches of the plants, and the size of the sample for inspection has been such as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with ►M3  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213 ◄ ’;

(ii)  the specification of the registered sites of production.

Acer japonicum Thunberg, Acer palmatum Thunberg and Acer shirasawanum Koidzumi, bare rooted, dormant, free of leaves, grafted or budded, one- to three- year old plants for planting

ex 0602 90 41 ex 0602 90 45 ex 0602 90 46 ex 0602 90 48 ex 0602 90 50

New Zealand

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Oemona hirta and Platypus apicalis;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the site of production has been found free from Oemona hirta and Platypus apicalis during official inspections carried out at appropriate times, since the beginning of the production cycle of the plants; in case of suspicion of the presence of Oemona hirta or Platypus apicalis at the site of production, appropriate treatments have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests;

(iv)  at harvest, the plants have been cleaned and have undergone an official inspection to confirm the absence of Oemona hirta and Platypus apicalis;

(v)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Oemona hirta and Platypus apicalis and the size of the sample for inspection has been such as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with ►M3  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213 ◄ ’;

(ii)  the specification of the registered sites of production.

Albizia julibrissin Durazzini, bare rooted, dormant grafted plants for planting with a maximum diameter of 2,5 cm

ex 0602 90 41 ex 0602 90 45 ex 0602 90 46 ex 0602 90 48

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin. That registration has included the respective production sites within the place of production;

(iii)  the plants fulfil one of the following requirements:

1.  the plants have a diameter of less than 2 cm at the base of the stem

or

2.  the plants have been grown in a site with complete physical protection against the introduction of Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato at least during six months prior to export, which is subject to official inspections at appropriate times and has been found free from the pest, confirmed at least with traps which are checked at least every four weeks, including immediately prior to movement,

or

3.  the plants have been grown in a site of production which has been found free from Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, confirmed for Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato, at least with traps, during official inspections carried out at least every four weeks; in case of suspicion of the presence of either of the two pests at the site of production, appropriate treatments against the pests have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests; a surrounding zone of 1 km is established, which is monitored at appropriate times for Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae and in case either of the two pests are found on any host plants, those plants should be immediately rogued out and destroyed;

(iv)  immediately prior to export, consignments of plants with a diameter of 2 cm or wider at the base of the stem have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of the pest, in particular in stems and branches of the plants, including by destructive sampling. The size of the sample for inspection shall be such as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include, under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with the provisions of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of:

— which requirement of point (a) (iii) in this entry has been fulfilled, and

— the registered production site(s).

Albizia julibrissin Durazzini, bare rooted, dormant grafted plants for planting with a maximum diameter of 2,5 cm

ex 0602 90 41 ex 0602 90 45 ex 0602 90 46 ex 0602 90 48

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Aonidiella orientalis;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin. That registration has included the respective productions sites within the place of production. That place of production has also fulfilled one of the following requirements:

1.  the plants have been grown in a site with complete physical protection against the introduction of Aonidiella orientalis at least during six months prior to export, which is subject to official inspections every three weeks and found free from the pest, including immediately prior to movement,

or

2.  the site of production has been found free from Aonidiella orientalis since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation during official inspections carried out every three weeks; in case of suspicion of the presence of the pest at the site of production, appropriate treatments against the pest have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pest; a surrounding zone of 100m is established, which is monitored at appropriate times for Aonidiella orientalis, and where the pest is found on any plant, those plants should be immediately rogued out and destroyed;

(iii)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Aonidiella orientalis, in particular in stems and branches of the plants. The size of the sample for inspection shall be such as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with the provisions of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of:

— which requirement of point (a) (ii) in this entry has been fulfilled, and

— the registered production site(s).

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Ficus carica L, bare-rooted, dormant, without leaves, one-year-old plants for planting with a maximum diameter of 2 cm at the base of the stem, and one-year-old rooted cuttings without leaves of plants for planting with growing medium and with a maximum diameter of 1 cm at the base of the stem

ex 0602 20 20

ex 0602 20 80

ex 0602 90 45

ex 0602 90 46

ex 0602 90 48

ex 0602 90 50

ex 0602 90 70

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Aonidiella orientalis, Colletotrichum siamense, Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato, Hypothenemus leprieuri, Icerya aegyptiaca, Neocosmospora euwallaceae, Neoscytalidium dimidiatum, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus mangiferus, Phenacoccus solenopsis, Plicosepalus acaciae, Retithrips syriacus, Russellaspis pustulans, Scirtothrips dorsalis and Spodoptera frugiperda;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it, is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a site with physical protection against the introduction of Aonidiella orientalis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus mangiferus, Phenacoccus solenopsis, Retithrips syriacus and Russellaspis pustulans, which has been subjected to official inspections every 45 days and has been found free from all the pests listed in point (i); in case of suspicion of the presence of any pest listed in point (i) at the site of production, appropriate treatments have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests; and

(iv)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Aonidiella orientalis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus mangiferus, Phenacoccus solenopsis, Plicosepalus acaciae, Retithrips syriacus and Russellaspis pustulans, with such a sample size as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %, and to an official inspection for the presence of Colletotrichum siamense and Neoscytalidium dimidiatum including random sampling and testing of the plants;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants shall include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of the registered production site(s).

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Jasminum polyanthum Franchet, unrooted cuttings of plants for planting

ex 0602 10 90

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Scirtothrips dorsalis, Aonidiella orientalis, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pulvinaria psidii and Colletotrichum siamense;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it, is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the plants have been grown in a site with physical protection against the introduction of Scirtothrips dorsalis, Aonidiella orientalis, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pulvinaria psidii;

(iv)  the production site has been subject to official inspections for the presence of Scirtothrips dorsalis, Aonidiella orientalis, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pulvinaria psidii, and Colletotrichum siamense every three weeks and found free from those pests;

(v)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Scirtothrips dorsalis, Aonidiella orientalis, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Paracoccus marginatus, and Pulvinaria psidii with such a sample size as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %, and to an official inspection for the presence of Colletotrichum siamense including testing of symptomatic plants;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with ►M3  Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213 ◄ ’; and

(ii)  the specification of the registered sites of production.

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Persea americana Mill., rooted, with leaves, grafted plants for planting with growing medium and with a maximum diameter of 1 cm at the base of the stem

ex 0602 90 41

ex 0602 90 45

ex 0602 90 48

ex 0602 90 50

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Avocado sunblotch viroid, Bemisia tabaci, Colletotrichum aenigma, Colletotrichum alienum, Colletotrichum fructicola, Colletotrichum perseae, Colletotrichum siamense, Colletotrichum theobromicola, Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato, Icerya aegyptiaca, Lasiodiplodia pseudotheobromae, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Neocosmospora euwallaceae, Neoscytalidium dimidiatum, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Penthimiola bella, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii, Retithrips syriacus, Scirtothrips dorsalis and Tetraleurodes perseae;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it, is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a site with physical protection against the introduction of Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae,Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Penthimiola bella, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii, Retithrips syriacus and Tetraleurodes perseae, which has been subjected to official inspections every 45 days and has been found free from all the pests listed in point (i); in case of suspicion of the presence of any pest listed in point (i) at the site of production, appropriate treatments have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests; and

(iv)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Penthimiola bella, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii, Retithrips syriacus and Tetraleurodes perseae, with such a sample size as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %, and to an official inspection for the presence of Avocado sunblotch viroid, Colletotrichum aenigma, Colletotrichum alienum, Colletotrichum fructicola, Colletotrichum perseae, Colletotrichum siamense, Colletotrichum theobromicola, Lasiodiplodia pseudotheobromae, Neoscytalidium dimidiatum including random sampling and testing of the plants;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants shall include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of the registered production sites(s).

Persea americana Mill., unrooted cuttings of plants for planting with a maximum diameter of 2 cm

ex 0602 10 90

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Avocado sunblotch viroid, Colletotrichum aenigma, Colletotrichum alienum, Colletotrichum fructicola, Colletotrichum perseae, Colletotrichum siamense, Colletotrichum theobromicola, Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato, Icerya aegyptiaca, Lasiodiplodia pseudotheobromae, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Neocosmospora euwallaceae, Neoscytalidium dimidiatum, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii, Retithrips syriacus and Scirtothrips dorsalis;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production, which, together with the sites of production that form part of it, is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin;

(iii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a site with physical protection against the introduction of Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii and Retithrips syriacus, which has been subjected to official inspections every 45 days and has been found free from all the pests listed in point (i); in case of suspicion of the presence of any pest listed in point (i) at the site of production, appropriate treatments have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests; and

(iv)  immediately prior to export, consignments of the plants have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of Aonidiella orientalis, Aulacaspis tubercularis, Icerya aegyptiaca, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Milviscutulus mangiferae, Nipaecoccus viridis, Oligonychus perseae, Paracoccus marginatus, Pseudococcus cryptus, Pulvinaria psidii and Retithrips syriacus, with such a sample size as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %, and to an official inspection for the presence of Avocado sunblotch viroid, Colletotrichum aenigma, Colletotrichum alienum, Colletotrichum fructicola, Colletotrichum perseae, Colletotrichum siamense, Colletotrichum theobromicola, Lasiodiplodia pseudotheobromae, Neoscytalidium dimidiatum including random sampling and testing of the plants;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants shall include under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of the registered production site(s).

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Robinia pseudoacacia, bare rooted, dormant grafted plants for planting with a maximum diameter of 2,5 cm

ex 0602 90 41 ex 0602 90 45 ex 0602 90 46 ex 0602 90 48

Israel

(a)  Official statement that:

(i)  the plants are free from Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae;

(ii)  the plants have been grown throughout their life in a place of production which is registered and supervised by the national plant protection organisation of the country of origin. That registration has included the respective productions sites within the place of production;

(iii)  the plants fulfil one of the following requirements:

1.  the plants have a diameter of less than 2 cm at the base of the stem

or

2.  the plants have been grown in a site with complete physical protection against the introduction of Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato at least during six months prior to export, which is subject to official inspections at appropriate times and has been found free from the pest, confirmed at least with traps which are checked at least every four weeks, including immediately prior to movement,

or

3.  the plants have been grown in a site of production which has been found free from Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae since the beginning of the last complete cycle of vegetation, confirmed for Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato, at least with traps, during official inspections carried out at least every four weeks; in case of suspicion of the presence of either of the two pests at the site of production, appropriate treatments against the pests have been carried out to ensure the absence of the pests; a surrounding zone of 1 km is established, which is monitored at appropriate times for Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae and where either of the two pests are found on any host plants, those plants should be immediately rogued out and destroyed;

(iv)  immediately prior to export, consignments of plants with a diameter of 2 cm or wider at the base of the stem have been subjected to an official inspection for the presence of the pest, in particular in stems and branches of the plants, including destructive sampling. The size of the sample for inspection shall be such as to enable at least the detection of 1 % level of infestation with a level of confidence of 99 %;

(b)  the phytosanitary certificates for those plants include, under the heading ‘Additional Declaration’:

(i)  the following statement: ‘The consignment complies with the provisions of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1213’;

(ii)  the specification of:

— which requirement of point (a) (iii) in this entry has been fulfilled, and

— the registered production site(s).