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Cabinet Regulation No. 485 of 2009 on Procedure for the Supervision and Control of Organic Farming

Country/Territory
Latvia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Ecological production/organic production Farming Certification Breeders' rights/farmers' rights Authorization/permit International trade Genetic resources Data collection/reporting Plant variety Planting material/seeds Packaging/labelling Plant production
Geographical area
Europe, EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

The Regulation prescribes the procedure for the supervision and control of organic farming in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 of 28 June 2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91; Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 of 5 September 2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control; and Commission Regulation (EC) No 1235/2008 of 8 December 2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries. More specifically, it provides rules for documents certifying conformity with organic farming; duties and rights of an operator; issue of authorisations for use of ingredients of conventional agriculture foodstuffs in the processing of organic foodstuffs; issuing an authorisation for import of a product from third countries; national deviations; product labelling; assessment of information regarding organic farming seed and vegetative propagating material and inclusion thereof in the state information system for supervision of cultivated plants; issue of authorisations for use of conventional seed (seed mixtures) and vegetative propagating material in organic farming; competence of bodies; and provision of information to the European Commission and European Union member states.

Full text
English
Website
www.likumi.lv

References - Legislation

Implements

Law on Agriculture and Rural Development (2004)

Legislation | Latvia | 2004

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural commodities, Credit, Subsidy/incentive, Basic legislation, Rural employment, Rural youth, Sustainable development, Business/industry/corporations, Tax/levy, Allocation/quota, Internal trade, International trade, Cooperative/producer organization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 889/2008 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products with regard to organic production, labelling and control.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Aquaculture, Internal trade, International trade, Ecological production/organic production, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal production, Drugs, Animal health, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Commission Regulation (EC) No. 1235/2008 laying down detailed rules for implementation of Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 as regards the arrangements for imports of organic products from third countries.

Legislation | 2008

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Food quality control/food safety, International trade, Certification, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Planting material/seeds, Plant production

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No. 2092/91.

Legislation | 2007

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Basic legislation, Biodiversity, Agricultural commodities, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Processing/handling, Inspection, Internal trade, International trade, Fraud/deceit/adulteration, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal production, Plant production, Planting material/seeds

Source: FAO, FAOLEX