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Environment Management Act (Hazardous Substances, Pesticides and other Toxic Substances) Regulations, 2007 (Cap. 20:27).

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Date of original text

These Regulations, made under the Environmental Management Act, provide rules relative to the placing on the market of a hazardous substance prescribed in the Third Schedule. The Rules concern, among other things, packaging and labelling of substances, precautions in handling and storing of substances, and, in part, also concern importation. No person shall use herbicides, pesticides, fungicides or any toxic substances for commercial agriculture or public health pest control or veterinary vector control without a licence issued by the Environmental Management Agency. The transit through Zimbabwe of hazardous substances or oils is prohibited unless under a licence issued by the Agency and notification is made to the Agency. The transit through Zimbabwe of Convention hazardous substances is prohibited unless under a licence and - (a) such substances are exported by or imported to a State - (i) that is a contracting party to the Basel Convention; or (ii) under a bilateral or multilateral agreement to which both States are a party.
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Consolidated version as amended last by SI 129/11.
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