137. Enforcement.

137.     Enforcement.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Pesticides and Fertilisers (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/306; and the Plant Protection Products (Miscellaneous Amendments) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/556, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The Secretary of State, in relation to England, and the Welsh Ministers1, in relation to Wales, are responsible for the enforcement of provisions2 relating to plant protection products3 but may authorise, in writing, any person (an 'authorised person')4 to exercise certain enforcement powers5.

An authorised person may