Plant Protection Act

Legislation no.: 
63
First published: 
30.12.1961
First EIF: 
20.01.1962
Latest published: 
10.12.2019
Legislation Status: 
In force
Latest notification: 
Notes: 

Previously mentioned in N2KOR26
Imports may be carried out under the following condition: Each person, who imports an article subject to phytosanitary measures, shall promptly file a declaration with the head of the phytosanitary agency at the port of its first arrival, which shall be a port of importation, and have it inspected by a plant quarantine officer.

The purpose of this Act is to contribute to safety and improvement in agricultural and forestry production and to conserve the natural environment by providing for matters necessary for phytosanitary measures for imported and exported plants, as well as domestic plants, and matters necessary for control measures against pests injurious to plants.
Articles subject to phytosanitary measures refers to plants, containers and packaging for containing or wrapping plants, pests, and soil specified by Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Each person, who imports an article subject to phytosanitary measures, shall promptly file a declaration with the head of the phytosanitary agency and have it inspected by a plant quarantine officer.