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Plants and Fertilizer Act, 2010 (No. 803).

Country/Territory
Ghana
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for plant protection, seeds and fertilizer control and for related matters.
Subject
Environment gen., Cultivated plants
Keyword
Biosecurity Inspection Basic legislation Plant protection Plant production Fertilizers/nutrients Pesticides Institution Special fund Pests/diseases Certification Quarantine Packaging/labelling Planting material/seeds Plant variety International trade Registration Authorization/permit Enforcement/compliance Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Africa, Western Africa
Abstract

This Act makes provision with respect to plant health and protection from pests and diseases, the importation and exportation of plant material, the production and marketing of seeds, the quality control of seeds, and the control on the manufacture and use of, and trade in fertilizers. The Act establishes the Plant Protection and Regulatory Services Directorate, the Plant Protection Advisory Council, the National Seed Council, a Technical and Variety Release Committee, a National Variety Release

Full text
English
Website
tasai.org

References - Legislation

Repeals

Prevention and Control of Pests and Diseases of Plants Act, 1965.

Legislation | Ghana | 1965 | Repealed

Keyword: Plant protection, Pests/diseases, Quarantine, Inspection, International trade, Registration

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Seeds (Certification and Standards) Act, 1972.

Legislation | Ghana | 1972 (1) | Repealed

Keyword: Plant protection, Planting material/seeds, Standards, Packaging/labelling, International trade, Authorization/permit, Inspection, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX