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Decree on Organic Farming.

Country/Territory
Czechia
Document type
Regulation
Date
2001
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
Decree No.53/ from 12.February 2001,of the Ministry of Agriculture that explains Act No. 242/2000 of the Col., on organic farming and the amendment of the Act No. 368/1992 of the Col., on administrative fees as amended.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants
Keyword
Ecological production/organic production International trade Inspection Agricultural development Apiculture/sericulture Farming Registration Food quality control/food safety Certification Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes Animal production Animal feed/feedstuffs Animal reproduction Cattle Data collection/reporting Herd book Hygiene/sanitary procedures Marking/identification Poultry Sheep/goats Swine Transport/storage Biotechnology Packaging/labelling Fertilizers/nutrients Pesticides Plant production Planting material/seeds
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Decree enters into force on the day of its publication.
Abstract

This Decree contains the lists of the species of livestock, bees, fishes, plants, grape and foodstuffs that are permitted in organic farming. Detailed requirements for the keeping of and nutrition of livestock are given in the text. All issues related to the treatment and reproduction of various species of livestock shall be supervised by veterinarians or be in compliance with specific legal rules of this Decree. The 17 Annexes contain detailed requirements for certification, labelling, registration, transportation, storage and record keeping.

Full text
English

References - Legislation

Amends

Organic Farming Act No. 242/2000.

Legislation | Czechia | 2000 (2022)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Ecological production/organic production, Research, International trade, Inspection, Agricultural development, Apiculture/sericulture, Farming, Registration, Agroecology, Food quality control/food safety, Certification, Ecofriendly products/ecofriendly processes, Animal production, Biotechnology, Packaging/labelling

Source: FAO, FAOLEX