Liberia Plant Protection Regulatory Services Bureau Act
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This Act shall be applicable to all activities involving experiments on, as well as authorization, marketing, use, safety and control of, pesticides and natural bio-pesticides in Liberia. The purpose of the Liberia Protection Regulatory System and the Common ECOWAS Regulation shall be to protect the populations and the environment of Liberia and West Africa against the potential dangers in the use of pesticides; facilitate trade in pesticides within Liberia and with other Member States, through application of principles and rules mutually agreed at regional level, to dismantle trade barriers; facilitate timely and convenient access by farmers to quality pesticides; ensure rational and judicious use of pesticides; contribute to the creation of a climate propitious to private investment in the pesticides industry; and promote public-private sector partnership. The Act further provides for guiding principles for regional integration, registration of pesticides; trials, appeal; marketing of pesticides; labelling; packaging; formulation and repackaging; pesticides quality control and safe use; and safe pesticide storage, transport, use, and disposal.
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