Brexit and horticulture

The government has indicated an intention to use the Great Repeal Bill to translate into UK law items of EU law, where applicable. However, it is important to note that until Article 50 is triggered and the withdrawal process starts, it is impossible to know with certainty what the consequences of Brexit will be on horticulture.

The HTA (Horticultural Trades Association) has published a summary statement highlighting possible implications on the horticultural trade:

The following links contain more information on topics relevant to Collection Holders:

Plant Health:

Invasive species:

Protected species legislation :
Nagoya Protocol:

Plant Variety Rights (PBR/PVR)

More information will be added as it becomes available.


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