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Regulation on the control system of ecological agriculture.

Document type
Agricultural & rural development, Food & nutrition
Authorization/permit Ecological production/organic production Farming International trade Registration Agricultural development Certification Inspection Packaging/labelling Data collection/reporting Food quality control/food safety
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Mediterranean, Southern Europe
Entry into force notes
This text entered into force seven days after the day of its publication in the Official Gazette (published on 23 September 2022), except for the provisions of article 33 (paragraph 3, points 2 and 3) which shall enter into force on 1 January 2023.

This Regulation, based on the provisions of the Croatian Law on agriculture, lays down detailed provisions related to registration in the Register of Organic Entities, recognition of groups of entities, the procedure for authorizing control bodies, production rules in organic agriculture, approval of exemptions from production rules, procedures of control bodies in the framework of the implementation of official controls of organic production and products, reports on control, catalog of corrective measures, detailed provisions on the database of organic seed and planting material, deadlines for data delivery and exchange of information within the control system of organic agriculture, collection of data on the availability of plant reproductive material for organic production, animals from organic farming and juvenile animals from organic aquaculture, border crossings for the import of organic products from third countries and the appearance of the national sign for labelling ecological products. This text ensures the implementation of several related European Union legislative documents as listed in article 2. The Annex is also part of this publication The Annex is also part of this publication (full set of all indicate sheets and tables).

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References - Legislation


Law on agriculture (2018).

Legislation | Croatia | 2018

Keyword: Agricultural development, Agricultural land, Apiculture/sericulture, Basic legislation, Certification, Cooperative/producer organization, Business/industry/corporations, Data collection/reporting, Ecological production/organic production, Equipment, Family farming, Farming, Financial agricultural measures, Fiscal and market measures, Inspection, Integrated management, Internal trade, International relations/cooperation, International trade, Local government, Monitoring, Offences/penalties, Ownership, Rural employment, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Codex Alimentarius, Standards, Mineral water



Regulation on organic agriculture control system.

Legislation | Croatia | 2019

Keyword: Ecological production/organic production, Inspection, Monitoring, Procedural matters, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Data collection/reporting