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Eu Directives

Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will list the EU directives implemented by the Department since 8 June 2001. [126589]

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs plays a leading role in the UK's EU policy on the environment, agriculture, fisheries, animal and plant health. Since 8 June 2001, this Department has led on the implementation of 76 directives. The following table shows the directives implemented during the period.Details of all directives implemented can be found on the Eur-Lex database available on the European Union's website.

Directive number

Directive name

Policy area

Date agreed

Actual UK

2001/047/ECPlacing plant protection products on the marketAgri25 June 200125 February 2002
2001/048/ECFixing maximum levels of pesticide residuesAgri28 June 200125 February 2002
2001/049/ECPlacing plant protection products on the marketAgri28 June 200125 February 2002
2001/057/ECFixing maximum levels of pesticide residuesAgri25 July 200125 February 2002
2001/064/ECMarketing of fodder plant seed and cereal seedAgri31 August 20015 March 2003
2001/081/ECNational emission ceilings for certain atmospheric pollutantsEnv23 October 200110 January 2003
2001/082/ECCommunity code relating to veterinary medicine productsAgri6 November 200131 March 2003
2001/091/ECRestrictions on the marketing and use of certain dangerous substances and preparations (hexachloroethane)Env29 October 200130 June 2003
2001/099/ECAmending Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market to include glyphosate and thifensulfuron-methyl as active substancesAgri20 November 200122 October 2002
2001/103/ECAmending Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market to include 2, 4 dichlorophenoxy acetic acid (2, 4-D) as an active substanceAgri28 November 200122 October 2002
2001/109/ECStatistical surveys to be carried out by Member States to determine potential of certain species of fruit treesAgri16 January 200215 May 2002
2002/005/ECAmending Annex II to Council Directive 90/642/EEC as regards the fixing of maximum levels for pesticide residues in and on certain products of plant origin, including fruit and vegetablesAgri30 January 20021 September 2002
2002/008/ECMinimum conditions for examining vegetables and agricultural residuesAgri6 February 200212 April 2002
2002/018/ECAmending Annex I to Council Directive 91/414/EEC concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market to include isoproturon as an active substanceAgri22 February 200222 October 2002
2002/023/ECFixing of maximum levels for pesticide residues in and on cereals, foodstuffs of animal origin and certain products of plant origin, including fruit and vegetables respectivelyAgri26 February 200219 September 2002
2002/028/ECProtective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the communityAgri19 March 200224 September 2002
2002/029/ECAmending Directive 2001/32/EC as regards certain protected zones exposed to particular plant health risks in the communityAgri19 March 200224 September 2002
2002/031/ECEnergy labelling of household air conditionersEnv22 March 200214 March 2003
2002/033/ECAmending Directives 90/425/EEC and 92/118/EEC as regards health requirements for animal by-productsAgri21 October 200230 June 2003
2002/037/ECAmending Council Directive 91/414/EEC to include ethofumesate as an active substanceAgri3 May 20026 March 2003
2002/040/ECCommission Directive 2002/040/EC implementing Council Directive 92/75/EEC with regard to energy labelling of household electric ovensEnv8 May 200214 March 2003
2002/042/ECFixing maximum levels of pesticide residuesAgri17 May 200211 April 2003
2002/048/ECAmending Council Directive 91/414/EEC to include iprovalicarb, prosulfuron and sulfosulfuron as active substancesAgri30 May 20026 March 2003
2002/062/ECAdapting to technical progress for the ninth time Annex I to Council Directive 76/769/EEC on the approximation of the laws of the Member States on marketing and use of (organostannic compounds)Env9 July 200214 March 2003
2002/063/ECEstablishing community methods of sampling for the official control of pesticides residues in and on products of the plant and animal origin and repealing Directive 79/700/EECAgri16 July 20027 April 2003
2002/064/ECAmending Council Directive 91/414/EECto include cinidon-ethyl, cyhalofop butyl, famoxadone, florasulam, metalaxyl-M and picolinafen as active substancesAgri15 July 20027 April 2003
2002/066/ECAmending the Annexes to Directive 76/895/EEC, 86/363/EEC and 90/642/EEC as regards the fixing of maximum levels for pesticides residues in and on fruit and vegetablesAgri16 July 200211 April 2003
2002/071/ECNon Transposition of Directive 2002/71/EC: Fixing of maximum levels for pesticides residues (fromthion, dimethoate and oxydemetonmethyl)Agri19 August 200211 April 2003
2002/076/ECIncineration of wasteAgri6 September 200211 April 2003
2002/079/ECNon Transposition of Commission Directive 2002/79/EC amending the Annexes to Council Directives 76/895/EEC, 86/362/ EEC, 86/363/EEC and 90/642/EEC as regards fixing of maximum levels for certain pesticides residuesAgri2 October 200215 April 2003
2002/081/ECAmending Council Directive 91/414/EEC to include flumioxazine as an active substance (Plant Protection Products)Agri10 October 20027 April 2003
2002/097/ECAmending the annexes to council directives 86/362/EEC.86/363/ EEC and 90/642/EEC Fixing of maximum levels of pesticide in cereal and foodstuff in products of animal and plant originAgri16 December 200215 April 2003
2002/100/ECMaximum residue levels in azoxystrobinAgri20 December 200215 April 2003