Plant and tree health legislation

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs implements plant health legislation in Northern Ireland.

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs implements plant health legislation in Northern Ireland.

This includes:

  • approval of businesses for passporting,
  • surveys for non-indigenous pests and diseases.
  • import inspections
  • inspections of nurseries, garden centres and other horticulture businesses for quarantine pests and diseases; and
  • implementation of emergency measures inthe event of a serious Plant Health Incident

Plant Health Legislation can be found using link below:

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