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Publication - Consultation Paper

Consultation on fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions

Published: 10 Mar 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786528360

Consultation on Scottish Government's proposal to increase certain fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions.

37 page PDF

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37 page PDF

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Contents
Consultation on fees for seed testing, seed certification and associated seed functions
Annex B: Schedule 2 - Matters Arising Under the Seeds (Licensing and Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

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Annex B: Schedule 2 - Matters Arising Under the Seeds (Licensing and Enforcement etc.) (Scotland) Regulations 2016

Matter (1) (2) When Payable (3) Current Fee (4) Proposed Fee (5) % Change
A. Representations by, and hearings of, a seed merchant, processor or packer, licensed crop inspector, licensed seed sampler or personnel pertaining to a licensed seed testing station
£ £
(i) Fee for making written representations to the Scottish Ministers On making representations 33.95 33.95 Nil
(ii) Fee for being heard by a person appointed by the Scottish Ministers On applying to be heard 67.95 67.95 Nil
B. Licensed Seed testing station
(i) Annual fee payable during the currency of the licence (or a proportion thereof in respect of a part of a year) Within one month of demand by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers, annually in advance 1650 1650 Nil
(ii) Fee payable by a licensed seed testing station in respect of an official examination of seed. Within one month of demand by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers, annually in arrears 7.50 7.50 Nil
C. Cereal Crop Inspection Courses and Examination
Fee for:- Fee payable within one month of demand by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers
(i) Cereal Crop inspection course   618.00 629.12 1.80
(ii) Initial examination and compulsory re-test:
(a) all 3 species groups   96.70 98.44 1.80
(b) 2 species   71.20 72.48 1.80
(c) 1 species only   35.60 36.24 1.80
D. Seed Sampling Courses and Examination
Fee for:- Fee payable within one month of demand by or on behalf of the Scottish Ministers
(i) Tuition and examination for seed samplers licence (administrative and sampling elements) 415.00 422.47 1.80
(ii) Tuition and examination for seed samplers licence (administrative element only) 124.50 126.74 1.80
(iii) Re-examination fee for seed samplers license with sampling function enabled 36.30 36.95 1.80
(iv) Re-examination fee for seed samplers license with sampling function not enabled 10.40 10.59 1.80
E. Seed Analyst Courses and Examination
Fee for: Fee payable within one month of demand by or on behalf of Scottish Ministers
(i) Laboratory management course registration 1093.00 1,112.67 1.80
(ii) Laboratory management course attendance and examination (per day or part thereof) 412.00 419.42 1.80
(iii) Analyst course registration 1809.00 1,841.56 1.80
(iv) Analyst course registration - additional and retake divisions (per division) 176.00 179.17 1.80
(v) Analyst course attendance (per day or part thereof. Number of days depends on division) 412.00 419.41 1.80
(vi) Analyst course examination (per day or part thereof) 412.00 419.42 1.80
(vii) Tetrazolium testing course attendance (per day or part thereof) 426.00 433.67 1.80
(viii) Tetrazolium testing examination (per day or part thereof) 426.00 433.67 1.80

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