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DECISION OF COUNCIL OF THE EURASIAN ECONOMIC COMMISSION

of November 30, 2016 No. 157

About approval of the Single quarantine phytosanitary requirements imposed to quarantine products and quarantinable objects on customs border and on customs area of the Eurasian Economic Union

(as amended on 23-12-2020)

According to Item 3 of article 59 of the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014 and Item 55 of appendix No. 1 to the Regulations of work of the Eurasian economic commission approved by the Decision of the Supreme Eurasian economic council of December 23, 2014 No. 98, Council of the Eurasian economic commission solved:

1. Approve the enclosed Single quarantine phytosanitary requirements imposed to quarantine products and quarantinable objects on customs border and on customs area of the Eurasian Economic Union (further – Single requirements).

2. This Decision becomes effective from the effective date decisions of Council of the Eurasian economic commission "About modification of the single Commodity nomenclature of foreign economic activity of the Eurasian Economic Union and the Common customs tariff of the Eurasian Economic Union", but not earlier than July 1, 2017, except for Item 20 of Single requirements.

Item 20 of Single requirements becomes effective since January 1, 2018.

Members of council of the Eurasian economic commission:

From the Republic of Armenia

 

V. Gabriyelyan

From the Republic of Belarus

I. Petrishenko

From the Republic of Kazakhstan

A. Smailov

From the Kyrgyz Republic

Zh. Razakov

From the Russian Federation

A. Siluanov

Approved by the Decision of Council of the Eurasian economic commission of November 30, 2016 No. 157

The single quarantine phytosanitary requirements shown to quarantine products and quarantinable objects on customs border and on customs area of the Eurasian Economic Union

I. General provisions

1. These Requirements are developed according to Item 3 of article 59 of the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014, the International convention on quarantine and protection of plants against December 6, 1951, international standards on phytosanitary measures and the Decision of the Commission of the Customs union of June 18, 2010 No. 318.

2. These Requirements are imposed to the quarantine products (quarantine freights, quarantine materials, quarantine goods) which are subject to phytosanitary quarantine control (supervision) (further – quarantine products), and to quarantinable objects and are directed to non-admission of import and distribution on customs area of the Eurasian Economic Union (further – the Union) quarantine objects.

3. For the purposes of these Requirements concepts which mean the following are used:

"bouquet" – the gathered cut flowers, buds, leaves, herbs and other parts of plants without flowers or buds, fresh and (or) dried, in number of no more than 15 pieces;

 "movement on customs area of the Union of quarantine products" – movement of quarantine products from the territory of one state member of the Union on the territory of other state member of the Union taking into account Article 4 of the Treaty of Accession of the Republic of Armenia to the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014;

"free zone" – group of the countries, certain regions of several countries, the country or part of the territory of the country for which lack of this harmful organism is scientifically proved and in which if necessary it is maintained under direct supervision (supervision) of authorized body on quarantine of plants;

"empty seat of production" – administrative and territorial unit or set of the parcels of land for which lack of this harmful organism is scientifically proved and on which if necessary it is supported under direct supervision (supervision) of authorized body on quarantine of plants during the certain period of time (at least 1 vegetative period);

 "the free site of production" – the field, garden, the greenhouse, forest either the parcel of land or other quarantinable object for which lack of this harmful organism is scientifically proved and on which if necessary it is supported under direct supervision (supervision) of authorized body on quarantine of plants during the certain period of time (at least 1 vegetative period).

Other concepts used in these Requirements are applied in the values established by the Agreement on the Eurasian Economic Union of May 29, 2014, the International convention on quarantine and protection of plants against December 6, 1951 and international standards on phytosanitary measures.

4. Import to customs area of the Union and movement on customs area of the Union of the quarantine products infected with the quarantine objects included in the single list of quarantine objects of the Union (further – the single list), except as specified, provided by these Requirements, are prohibited.

5. The batches (part of batch) of quarantine products imported on customs area of the Union and moved on customs area of the Union in which the quarantine objects included in the single list were revealed are subject to conversion, disinfecting, return or destruction (including container), except as specified, provided by these Requirements.

6. Import to customs area of the Union and movement on customs area of the Union of quarantine products of high phytosanitary risk are performed accompanied by the phytosanitary certificate issued by authorized body on quarantine of plants of the exporting country and (or) country reexporter.

7. Import to customs area of the Union and movement on customs area of the Union of quarantine products of low phytosanitary risk are performed without maintenance by the phytosanitary certificate.

8. In the column "additional declaration" of the phytosanitary certificate it shall be specified that the quarantine products are made in zone, places and (or) sites of production, free from quarantine harmful organisms if availability of the corresponding record is provided by these Requirements.

9. Import to customs area of the Union of quarantine products of high phytosanitary risk in total weight no more than 5 kilograms, (except as specified, stipulated in Item 10 these Requirements), and also melons, water-melons and pumpkins in number of no more than 1 piece, flowers in number of no more than 3 bouquets moved through customs border of the Union in the international mailings, the accompanied and unaccompanied baggage of passengers of courts, airplanes, cars, vehicles, members of crews of vessel, airplanes, crews of train and drivers of vehicles is allowed without maintenance by the phytosanitary certificate.

10. Imported on customs area of the Union and moved on customs area of the Union, including in mailings, the accompanied and unaccompanied baggage of passengers of courts, airplanes, cars, vehicles, members of crews of vessel, airplanes and in dining-cars, seed and landing material (including seed and food potatoes and material for the selection and research purposes) shall be followed by the phytosanitary certificate issued by authorized body on quarantine of plants of the exporting country and (or) country reexporter.

11. Carrying out out of limits of vehicles of quarantine products which are on vehicles and it is intended for the food purposes of teams and crews of these vehicles, it is forbidden. According to the instruction of the official of authorized body on quarantine of plants the food inventories on vehicles infected with quarantine objects shall be disinfected, destroyed or sealed up in special storage facilities for finding of the vehicle on customs area of the Union.

12. When importing to customs area of the Union of quarantine products as packaging material materials (the wood packaging material which is completely made of thin tree (thickness no more than 6 mm), cardboard, paper, textile, polymeric materials) which cannot be carriers of quarantine objects, and also wood packaging material which shall correspond to Item 47 of these Requirements shall be used.

13. Import of live quarantine objects in the research purposes on customs area of the Union is performed by scientific institutions on permission of authorized body on quarantine of plants of state member of the Union (further – state member) for which territory import of such objects is planned.

14. These Requirements are obligatory for accomplishment of state members by executive bodies, authorized bodies on quarantine of plants, local government bodies, legal entities, physical persons (including registered as individual entrepreneurs) which activities are connected with production, procurement, conversion, transportation, storage, realization and use of quarantine products.

15. These Requirements are posted on the official sites of authorized bodies on quarantine of plants and the Eurasian Economic Union on the Internet.

II. The quarantine phytosanitary requirements imposed to seed and landing material of plants

16. Seed (in the form of seeds or fruits) and landing (in the form of seedling) material shall be free from quarantine objects, including from quarantine weed plants.

Ceased to be valid according to the Decision of Council of the Eurasian economic commission of 29.03.2019 No. 31

Seed material (in the form of seeds and fruits) shall be prepared in zones, free from plants of sort of strig (Striga spp.).

Landing material (in the form of seedling) shall be free from sort plants dodder (Cuscuta spp.).

17. The batches (part of batch) of seed and landing material imported on customs area of the Union and moved on customs area of the Union shall be packed and shall have the marking containing information on product name, the country, the place and (or) the site of production, the exporter. The imported or moved without the specified marking and (or) unpacked seed and landing material on customs area of the Union is not allowed to import to customs area of the Union or movement.

18. Potatoes imported on customs area of the Union in the seed and selection purposes include seeds, tubers of klubneobrazuyushchy types of the sort Solanum (generally Solanum tuberosum type), minitubers (the tubers coming from the microplants of potatoes which are grown up on medium) and microplants (plants, including the microtubers containing in fabric culture of the klubneobrazuyushchy sort Solanum spp.). The specified selection material can include also others stolono-or klubneobrazuyushchy types or hybrids of the sort Solanum.

19. Import to customs area of the Union from the countries of Central and South America of samples of tubers of potatoes (Solanum tuberosum) and tubers of other klubneobrazuyushchy types of the sort Solanum (including wild pobego-and klubneobrazuyushchy types of the sort Solanum) is allowed only in the research and selection purposes with their direction in introduktsionno-quarantine nurseries.

20. Import to customs area of the Union and movement on customs area of the Union of plants with lump of the soil and nutritious mix containing the soil, and pottery plants with soil substrate are allowed from zones, places and (or) sites of production, free from quarantine objects.

21. Batches (part of batch) of the imported seed and landing material in which quarantine objects were revealed are subject to disinfecting, return or destruction. The special quarantine phytosanitary requirements imposed to seed and landing material are provided in table 1.

Table 1

The special quarantine phytosanitary requirements imposed to seed and landing material

№ of payment order

Type of quarantine products (code of the CN FEA EEU)

Special quarantine phytosanitary requirements

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