Annexes to COM(2017)643 - Amendment of council decision 2003/17/EC as regards the equivalence of field inspections of seed-producing crops and on seedswith regard to Brazil and Moldova - EU monitor

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ANNEX

Annexes I and II to Decision 2003/17/EC are amended as follows:

(1)Annex I is amended as follows:

(a)in the table, the following entries are inserted in alphabetical order:

‘BRMinistry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply

Esplanada dos Ministιrios, bloco D

70.043-900 Brasilia-DF
66/401/EEC

66/402/EEC’

‘MDNational Agency for Food Safety (ANSA)
str. Mihail Koglniceanu 63,
MD-2009, Chisinau
66/402/EEC

2002/55/EC

2002/57/EC’

(b)in the footnote to the table referred to in point (a), the following terms are inserted in alphabetical order: ‘BR — Brazil,’, ‘MD —the Republic of Moldova,’;

(c)in the footnote to that table, the term ‘HR — Croatia,’ is deleted;

(2)Annex II is amended as follows:

(a)in point A, paragraph 1, the following indent is added:

‘—vegetable seed, in the case of the species referred to in Directive 2002/55/EC.’;

(b)point B is amended as follows:

(i)in paragraph 1, first subparagraph, the following indent is added:

‘—vegetable seed, in the case of the species referred to in Directive 2002/55/EC.’;

(ii)in paragraph 2.1, the following indent is inserted after the third indent:

‘—Directive 2002/55/EC, Annex II,’;

(iii)paragraph 2.2 is replaced by the following:

‘2.2.For the purpose of the examination to check whether the conditions set out in paragraph 2.1 have been satisfied, samples shall be taken officially or under official supervision in accordance with the ISTA Rules, and their weights shall conform to the weight stipulated under such methods, taking into account the weights specified in the following Directives:

—Directive 66/401/EEC, Annex III, columns 3 and 4,

—Directive 66/402/EEC, Annex III, columns 3 and 4,

—Directive 2002/54/EC, Annex II, second line,

—Directive 2002/55/EC, Annex III,

—Directive 2002/57/EC, Annex III, columns 3 and 4.’;

(iv)paragraph 2.3 is replaced by the following:

‘2.3.The examination shall be carried out officially or under official supervision in accordance with the ISTA Rules.’;

(v)paragraph 2.4 is deleted;

(vi)in paragraph 3.1, the second indent is replaced by the following:

‘—a statement that the seed has been sampled and tested in accordance with current international methods: “Sampled and analysed in accordance with the provisions set out in the ISTA International Rules for Seed Testing with regard to Orange International Seed Lot Certificates by …, (name or member code of the ISTA seed testing station)”,’;

(vii)paragraph 4 is replaced by the following:

‘4.The seed lots shall be accompanied by an ISTA Orange International Seed Lot Certificate giving the information relating to the conditions in paragraph 2.’.