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Quarantine Pests and Diseases (Protected Zone)

 *protected zone shall be considered to mean a zone in the Community:

— in which one or more harmful organisms referred to above, which are established in one or more parts of the Community, are not endemic or established despite favourable conditions for them to establish themselves there,

— in which there is a danger that certain harmful organisms will establish, given propitious ecological conditions, for particular crops, despite the fact that these organisms are not endemic or established in the Community,

and which has been recognised  by the European Commission as fulfilling the above conditions and on the grounds that the results of appropriate surveys which have been monitored by the experts show no evidence to the contrary.