P-42.1, r. 1 - Regulation respecting prevention of disease in potatoes

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chapter P-42.1, r. 1
Regulation respecting prevention of disease in potatoes
POTATOES — PREVENTION OF DISEASE
Crop Health Protection Act
(chapter P-42.1, ss. 4 and 8).
P-42.1
September 1 2012
Replaced, M.O. 2010, 2010 G.O. 2, 2568; eff. 2010-09-30; see c. P-42.1, r. 0.1
DIVISION 1
DISEASED POTATOES AND CONTAMINATED FIELDS
1. Where an inspector ascertains that potatoes are infected with a disease described in section 3 of the Act respecting prevention of disease in potatoes (chapter P-23.1) or determined by the Government or that a field is contaminated, he shall so notify, as the case may be, the producer, the dealer or the carrier by way of the notice prescribed in Schedule 1.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 1.
The diseases referred to in section 3 of the Act respecting prevention of disease in potatoes are deemed to be harmful organisms determined under section 4 of the Crop Health Protection Act until a regulation is made under that section. (S.Q. 2008, c. 16, s. 45)
2. On receiving the results of the analysis of suspect potatoes or samples of soil or other substances from a suspect field, the inspector shall inform the producer, dealer or carrier thereof by way of the notice prescribed in Schedule 2.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 2.
3. The document to be used to evidence the sale or delivery of diseased potatoes is prescribed in Schedule 3.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 3.
4. A producer, dealer or carrier may only eliminate potato culls by incineration, sanitary landfill or destruction by means of a chemical process.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 4.
DIVISION 2
POTATOES PLANTED IN PROTECTED TERRITORY
5. A producer, to plant in a protected territory seed potatoes produced by him in that territory and that are not of the grade required under the Seeds Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. S-8) shall meet the following conditions:
(1)  submit his application for authorization to an inspector before 1 July of the year preceding the planting, in accordance with the Form prescribed in Schedule 4;
(2)  use for planting potatoes that come from a planting made in the year of the application;
(3)  have used for such planting seed potatoes graded “Elite” or “Foundation” within the meaning of the Seeds Act;
(4)  prove to the inspector that the percentage of seed potato plants of different varieties in that planting does not exceed 1%;
(5)  provide for purposes of laboratory analysis or for verification by means of pre-seeding tests, a sample of 400 tuber potatoes intended for seeding for each 5 ha planted with the same variety, up to and including 1,000 tubers per field for the same variety;
(6)  prove to the inspector that the percentage of seed potato plants of that planting showing symptoms of disease does not exceed that set out in the following table for such diseases:

_________________________________________________________

Diseases Maximum percentage
of plants infected
________________________________ ________________________

1. Spindle tuber 0%
2. Bacterial ring rot 0%
3. Any one virus 0.5%
4. Total viruses 1.0%
5. Total wilts, 2.0%
viruses and
blackleg
________________________________ ________________________
O.C. 1304-88, s. 5.
DIVISION 3
SANITARY RULES APPLICABLE TO THE HANDLING AND TRANSPORTATION OF SEED POTATOES IN PROTECTED TERRITORY
6. Any person who enters a protected territory to take delivery of potatoes shall ensure that the inside walls of a container and the parts of a vehicle likely to have been in direct or indirect contact with potatoes have been cleaned by vapour or by means of a pressurized jet of water and have been disinfected with a germicide before reaching the place where he shall take delivery of the potatoes.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 6.
7. Any person who delivers potatoes to a commercial establishment shall avoid any contact with potatoes already in that establishment and may not take possession of potatoes or containers of potatoes having been kept in that establishment, if he returns to a place in protected territory where potatoes are produced.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 7.
8. No person may introduce to a place in a protected territory where potatoes are produced potatoes acquired from outside that territory for purposes of resale.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 8.
DIVISION 4
PENALTY
9. Any person who contravenes any of sections 4, 6, 7 or 8 commits an offence and is liable to the penalties prescribed in section 34 of the Crop Health Protection Act.
O.C. 1304-88, s. 9.
DIVISION 5
FINAL
10. (Omitted).
O.C. 1304-88, s. 10.
NOTICE OF ASCERTAINMENT OF SUSPECT POTATOES OR CONTAMINATED FIELDS
Notice is given to ___________________________________________________________
(name and address of producer, dealer or carrier)

______________________________________________________________________________

that following inspection, we ________________________________________________
(name of inspector)
inspector at the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de
l’Alimentation, have reason to believe that:

( ) potatoes in your possession are infected with:

1° name of disease: ______________________________________________________

2° identification of lot infected: _______________________________________

( ) a field which you are using is infected with:

1° name of disease: ______________________________________________________

2° identification of field infected: _____________________________________

Therefore, upon receipt of this notice, you must:

( ) segregate the diseased potatoes from the other potatoes in your
possession;

( ) not use, sell or deliver, for planting, any of the diseased potatoes;

( ) where diseased potatoes are sold or delivered, evidence the sale or
delivery on the document prescribed in Schedule 3 to the Regulation
respecting prevention of disease in potatoes (chapter P-42.1, r. 1);

( ) clean and disinfect the premises, machinery, vehicles, implements,
containers and clothing that have been in contact with diseased potatoes,
under the supervision of _________________________________________________
___________, inspector within a time limit of ___________ days of receipt
of this notice and in accordance with the following method:

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

( ) take the following measures to control or eradicate contamination of
the field: _______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

under the supervision of _________________, inspector, for a period of
___________________, effective from the receipt of this notice and under
the following conditions__________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

( ) dispose of any potato culls by eliminating them through incineration,
sanitary landfill or destruction by means of a chemical process.

Signed at ____________________________________________________________________

On ___________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________
(Signature of inspector)
O.C. 1304-88, Sch. 1.
NOTICE RESPECTING THE RESULT OF THE ANALYSIS OF POTATOES OR SAMPLES OF SOIL OR OTHER SUBSTANCES
We _______________________, inspector at the Ministère de l’Agriculture, des
(name of inspector)
Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation, give notice that following a laboratory
analysis, it has been ascertained that:

( ) potatoes in your possession are infected with:

1° name of disease: ______________________________________________________

2° identification of lot infected: _______________________________________

( ) a field which you are using is infected with:

1° name of disease: ______________________________________________________

2° identification of field infected: _____________________________________

Therefore, upon receipt of this notice, you must:

( ) segregate the diseased potatoes from the other potatoes in your
possession;

( ) not use, sell or deliver, for planting, any of the diseased potatoes;

( ) where diseased potatoes are sold or delivered, evidence the sale or
delivery on the document prescribed in Schedule 3 to the Regulation
respecting prevention of disease in potatoes (chapter P-42.1, r. 1);

( ) clean and disinfect the premises, machinery, vehicles, implements,
containers and clothing that have been in contact with diseased potatoes,
under the supervision of _________________________________________________
___________, inspector within a time limit of ___________ days of receipt
of this notice and in accordance with the following method:

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

( ) take the following measures to control or eradicate contamination of
the field: _______________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

under the supervision of _________________, inspector, for a period of
___________________, effective from the receipt of this notice and under
the following conditions__________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

( ) dispose of any potato culls by eliminating them through incineration,
sanitary landfill or destruction by means of a chemical process.

Signed at ____________________________________________________________________

On ___________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________
(Signature of inspector)
O.C. 1304-88, Sch. 2.
EVIDENCE OF SALE OR DELIVERY OF DISEASED POTATOES
We, __________________________________________________________________________
(name and address of producer, dealer or carrier)
inform the purchaser or consignee that the potatoes sold or delivered
have been the subject of a notice by an inspector of the Ministère de
l’Agriculture, des Pêcheries et de l’Alimentation to the effect that
they are infected with the following disease:

( ) bacterial ring rot;

( ) spindle tuber;

( ) other: ___________________________________________________________________
(specify the disease)

Therefore, you must not use, sell or deliver any of these potatoes for
planting.

Signed at ____________________________________________________________________

On ___________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________
(Signature of producer, dealer
or carrier)

Note: A copy of this document shall be kept by the producer, dealer or carrier,
another shall be given to the purchaser or consignee and a copy shall be
sent within 48 hours to the inspector involved.
O.C. 1304-88, Sch. 3.
APPLICATION FOR AUTHORIZATION TO PLANT SEED POTATOES WHICH ARE NOT OF THE GRADE REQUIRED IN PROTECTED ZONES

______________________________________________________________________________

Name of producer: _____________________________________

Address: _____________________________________

_____________________________________

Variety of potato: _____________________________________

Grade: _____________________________________

Seed certificate
No: _____________________________________

_____________________________________

Date: _____________________________________

Signature of producer: _____________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________


______________________________________________________________________________

For office use
Granted Refused

Authorization: _____________________________________

Comments: _____________________________________

_____________________________________

_____________________________________

_____________________________________

Date: _____________________________________

Signature of inspector: _____________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
O.C. 1304-88, Sch. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1304-88, 1988 G.O. 2, 3404