The Animal Health, Plant Health, Seeds and Seed Potatoes (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019

This instrument uses powers under Section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972 (“the ECA”) and section 8 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (“the Withdrawal Act”) to make a number of technical changes to existing SIs and to introduce some provisions on policies which were not able to be included in earlier EU exit SIs to ensure all deficiencies have been fully addressed. It covers a number of policy areas: animal health, plant health, seed marketing and seed potatoes.

Statutory instrument

the Animal Health, Plant Health, Seeds and Seed Potatoes (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - SI

Explanatory memorandum

the Animal Health, Plant Health, Seeds and Seed Potatoes (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 - EM

Sifting committee recommendation

The Lords sifting committee agreed with the government that this statutory instrument does not have to have a debate in parliament, though one may still occur. However, the Commons sifting committee disagreed with the government and recommended that this statutory instrument needs to be debated in parliament.

Published 13 February 2019
Last updated 15 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. This SI was laid before Parliament as a draft affirmative SI on 11 March 2019
  2. Both sifting committees have given their recommendation for this statutory instrument.
  3. First published.