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Dáil Éireann Debate, Wednesday - 14 January 2015

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Questions (348)

Brendan Smith

Question:

348. Deputy Brendan Smith asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will provide in tabular form the number of EU directives which remain to be implemented in his Department; the name of these directives; the timeframe for the implementation of these directives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1786/15]

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Written answers (Question to Agriculture)

In answer to the Deputy’s question, there are currently 9 EU Directives which remain to be implemented within my Department, with eight of them due to be implemented in 2015 and 2016. One Directive was due to be implemented on 25 November 2014. The Statutory Instrument is currently being prepared for this Directive, 2014/22/EU, and is expected to be signed shortly. The following table sets out the information requested:

Name of Directive

Implementation Date

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/22/EU of 13 February 2014 amending Annex IV to Council Directive 2006/88/EC as regards infectious salmon anaemia (ISA) Text with EEA relevance

25 November 2014

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/20/EU of 6 February 2014 determining Union grades of basic and certified seed potatoes, and the conditions and designations applicable to such grades

31 December 2015

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/21/EU of 6 February 2014 determining minimum conditions and Union grades for pre-basic seed potatoes

31 December 2015

Commission Implementing Directive 2013/63/EU of 17 December 2013 amending Annexes I and II to Council Directive 2002/56/EC as regards minimum conditions to be satisfied by seed potatoes and lots of seed potatoes

31 December 2015

Directive 2014/63/EU of the European Parliament and the Council of 15 May 2014 amending Council Directive 2001/110/EC relating to honey

24 June 2015

Directive 2014/64/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 amending Council Directive 64/432/EEC as regards computer databases which are part of the surveillance networks in the Member States

18 January 2016

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/96/EU of 15 October 2014 on the requirements for the labelling, sealing and packaging of fruit plant propagating material and fruit plants intended for fruit production, falling within the scope of Council Directive 2008/90/EC

31 December 2016

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/97/EU of 15 October 2014 implementing Council Directive 2008/90/EC as regards the registration of suppliers and of varieties and the common list of varieties

31 December 2016

Commission Implementing Directive 2014/98/EU of 15 October 2014 implementing Council Directive 2008/90/EC as regards specific requirements for the genus and species of fruit plants referred to in Annex I thereto, specific requirements to be met by suppliers and detailed rules concerning official inspections

31 December 2016

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