Notice - Notification of WTO Members: Proposed amendment to import health standard Seeds for Sowing (155.02.05)
||Proposed amendment to import health standard Seeds for Sowing (155.02.05)
This addendum concerns:
− The addition of import requirements for Cucumis melo (melon) and Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) seeds for sowing imported into New Zealand. The purpose of the new requirements is to manage risk of Melon necrotic spot virus on the known hosts. The new Melon necrotic spot virus requirements are included within the Cucumis schedule (part 2.27 of the import health standard Seeds for Sowing (155.02.05)).
− A modification includes removal of proposed measures from cucumber seeds (Cucumis sativus) and addition of another option for testing i.e. ISTA-approved ELISA for testing for Melon necrotic spot virus. https://members.wto.org/crnattachments/2021/SPS/NZL/21_7025_00_e.pdf
This addendum concerns :
- Notification of adoption, publication or entry into force of regulation
- Modification of content and/or scope of previously notified draft regulation