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Act on taxation for pesticides (No. 595 of 2020).

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Legislation
Date
1995 (2020)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Land & soil, Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Soil pollution/quality Pesticides Tax/levy Plant protection Pests/diseases Hazardous substances Internal trade Birds Rodents Insects
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Ministry of Taxation shall decide on the entry into force of this Act.
Abstract

A governmental tax is paid for the use of pesticides. These pesticides shall be used to prevent and combat pests and diseases on plants and animals (insect, wild mammals and birds). Taxation shall apply to chemical substances contained in commercially traded pesticides - among which chemical biocide agents for controlling insects, mites, vermin, snails, earthworms and other except agents for controlling pests in wood from sawmills and timber. Chemical biocides to deter insects and wild mammals and birds. Chemical biocides to combat fungi and pests in wood. Chemical biocides to combat algae growth. Chemical biocides for control of slime-forming organisms in pulp. Chemical biocides to control rats, mice, voles, moles and rabbits. Microbial pesticides.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Commission Directive 2008/128/EC laying down specific purity criteria concerning colours for use in foodstuffs (Codified version).

Legislation | European Union | 2008

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Food additives, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Act amending Act on taxation for pesticides (No. 594 of 2012).

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: Pesticides, Tax/levy, Internal trade, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending the Act on Chemical Substances and Products (No. 277 of 2013).

Legislation | Denmark | 2013

Keyword: Pesticides, Tax/levy, Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Registration, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous substances, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX