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Presidential Decree 37/2021 concerning measures for adapting the Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of plant health and plant protection products, and the Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of European Parliament and of the Council on protective measures against organisms harmful to plants.

Type of law

This Presidential Decree, consisting of 13 articles, provides for establishing the necessary supplementary measures for adapting to European Regulations concerning official controls and activities performed to ensure plant health and plant protection products, and protective measures against pests of plants. The Decree concerns: competent authorities to conduct official inspections and other official activities and verify the compliance with phytosanitary legislation; preparation of emergency and action plans against the harmful organisms; development of training and education programmes; issuance of phytosanitary certificates; imposition of criminal sanctions; definition of phytosanitary border control posts; registration of professionals and responsible operators engaged in activities related to plants and plant products; duty and obligations of registered persons; designation of official laboratories; offences and penalties.
Date of text
Serial Imprint
Government Gazette no. 94 of 10 June 2021.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
37/2021 ( ) 2017/625 , ( ) 2016/2031 , .