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Miscellaneous Amendments Act, 2020 (No. 10 of 2020).

Type of law

The Act amends the Plant Protection Act, 1975 in section 4A which grants power to the Minister responsible for plant protection to issue an Order declaring notifiable diseases, prohibiting cultivation or harvesting or otherwise directing measures for the prevention or control of spreading of plant pests and diseases. It amends that section by inserting after paragraph (i), the following paragraph: (j) exempt any article from the application of section 3 where the Minister has determined that the article does not pose a phytosanitary risk; and .
Long title of text
AN ACT to amend the Summary Courts Act, Chap. 4:20; the Oaths Act, Chap. 7:01; the Limitation of Certain Actions Act, Chap. 7:09; the Summary Offences Act, Chap. 11:02; the Dangerous Drugs Act, Chap. 11:25; the Mental Health Act, Chap. 28:02; the Children Act, Chap. 46:01; the Shipping Act, Chap. 50:10; the Plant Protection Act, Chap. 63:56; the Financial Intelligence Unit of Trinidad and Tobago Act, Chap. 72:01; the Income Tax Act, Chap. 75:01; the Central Bank Act, Chap. 79:02; the Financial Institutions Act, Chap. 79:09; the Companies Act, Chap 81:01; the Securities Act, Chap. 83:02; the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute Act, Chap. 85:52; and the Motor Vehicles and Road Traffic (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act No. 9 of 2017); and to repeal the Magistrates Protection Act, Chap. 6:03.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Legal Supplement Part A to the Trinidad and Tobago Gazette , Vol. 59, No. 62, 8th May, 2020
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