Factsheet: Plant Health Import Regulations

Plant Health Import Regulations

Key Information

Country/Region:

Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Plant Health Import Regulations
Description: 
Importing wood, wood products and bark. Requirements for landing controlled material into Great Britain. The purpose of this guide is to highlight the import regulations which apply to the landing of wood, wood products and bark from countries outside the European Union (EU). It does not cover the regulations dealing with the movement of wood, wood products and bark within the EU, other than for goods of third country origin destined for Great Britain but which first enter the EU in another member state.
Goal/Aim: 
regulate plant health import controls

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Forestry Commission

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Plant Health Import Regulations applying to biofuels
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2011