225. Powers to control the movement of horticultural produce.

225.     Powers to control the movement of horticultural produce.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Market Measures (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/824, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

An authorised officer1 may, by written notice (a 'stop notice')2, prohibit the movement of any horticultural produce if the authorised officer reasonably suspects that an offence under provisions relating to the marketing of fresh fruit and vegetables3 is being committed in respect of that horticultural produce4.

The person on whom the stop notice