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Name: Federal Law No. 41 of 1992 on Agricultural Pesticides.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-09-28
Entry into force:
ISN: ARE-1992-L-97682
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=97682&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legal Office, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAOLEX) PDF of Law in Arabic PDF of Law in Arabic (consulted on 2014-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: This Law is composed of 12 articles. Article 1 contains definitions and terms. This Law shall apply to all pesticides, active substances of pesticides, added substances as well as to commercial equipment with the exception of the pesticides imported for universities (art. 2). The importation, exportation, preparation and circulation of pesticides which are not registered at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fish Resources approved by the Agricultural Pesticides Committee shall be prohibited (art. 3). Article 4 provides for the establishment of the Agricultural Pesticides Committee at the Ministry of Agriculture and Fish Resources. The Minister of Agriculture and Fish Resources shall issue the resolution necessary for the implementation of this Law (art. 6). All persons residing in the UAE having an activity related to Federal Law No. 41 of 1992 shall settle their position within 6 months from the date of entry into force of this Law (art. 7). The employees assigned and responsible for the implementation of this Law have the competence to act as bailiffs and officers (art. 8). Article 9 deals with offences and penalties. The Council of Ministries shall issue a resolution for defining the taxes and royalties for the activities of this Law (art. 10).
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