Emergency measures against the introduction and spread of Phytophthora ramorum were introduced throughout the EU in November 2002, replacing the UK's emergency legislation put in place in May 2002. The EU reviewed these measures in December 2003 and agreed that they should continue and be strengthened in some respects.
The following legislation implements the EU requirements in Scotland.
* Covers requirements relating to forestry across GB. These issues are managed by the Forestry Commission.
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