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Agriculture Law No.13 of 2015.

Country/Territory
Jordan
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Food & nutrition, Fisheries, Forestry, Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Basic legislation Agricultural development Apiculture/sericulture Authorization/permit Irrigation Desertification Risk assessment/management Cooperative/producer organization Public health Internal trade International trade Processing/handling Inspection Sustainable use Certification Fishing authorization Food quality control/food safety Private forest Forestry protection measures Grazing/transhumance Planting material/seeds Quarantine Slaughtering Poultry Animal feed/feedstuffs Drugs Fertilizers/nutrients Pesticides Waste management Wild fauna Hunting/capture Protection of species
Geographical area
Western Asia
Entry into force notes
This Law enters into force 30 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Abstract

This Law consisting of 73 articles divided in XIV Sections aims at re-organizing agriculture sector in the Kingdom of Jordan. The Ministry of Agriculture shall regulate, organize and develop the agriculture field in order to: increase the production of food and foodstuffs; use of natural and agricultural resources without damaging the environment; create of suitable conditions for investing in agricultural sectors and rural development; increase the production capacity; increase farmer’s incomes

Full text
Website
www.moa.gov.jo

References - Legislation

Repeals

Agriculture Law No. 44 of 2002.

Legislation | Jordan | 2002 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Agricultural development, Apiculture/sericulture, Authorization/permit, Crops/grasses, Desertification, Offences/penalties, Registration, Aquaculture, Fishing authorization, Food additives, Food quality control/food safety, Poultry products, Slaughtering, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Internal trade, International trade, Pests/diseases, Poultry, Quarantine, Vaccination, Fertilizers/nutrients, Pesticides, Plant protection, Plant production, Planting material/seeds, Wild fauna, Hunting authorization/permit, Protection forest, Wildlife products

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Instructions No. G/7 of 2016 - Instructions and Conditions for the use of wastewater, treated water, saltwater and brackish water for agricultural uses issued under Article 15/C of the Agriculture Law No.13 of 2015 and its amendments.

Legislation | Jordan | 2016

Keyword: Irrigation, Crops/grasses, Authorization/permit, Collecting/harvesting, Effluent waste water/discharge, Recycling/reuse, Potable water, Well sinking/boreholes, Aquaculture

Source: FAO, FAOLEX