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National Node of the BCH
Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
102302
Status
Published
Date of creation
2011-09-15 05:46 UTC (kc@nec.gov.bt)
Date of publication
2011-09-15 05:47 UTC (kc@nec.gov.bt)

General Information
Country
  • Bhutan
Jurisdiction
  • Bhutan
Title of document
THE PLANT QUARANTINE ACT OF BHUTAN, 1993
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Information Sharing
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Plants
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The purpose of this Act is to:-

prevent the introduction into Bhutan of pests not already present or widespread in the country;

control those pests already in the country by restricting their spread and by endeavouring to eradicate them;

provide facilities for services for import and export of plants and plant products; to extend co-operation in the prevention or movement of pests in international trade and traffic.
Date of entry into force
1993-01-01
Document details
Document text
EN
plant quarantine act.pdf (28 KB)
THE PLANT QUARANTINE ACT OF BHUTAN, 1993
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority
BAFRA,
Ministry of Agriculture © 2009.
P.O. Box 252 Thimphu, Bhutan
Telephone No. +975-2-323765, 321142, 322855 Fax No. +975-2-324520.
Thimphu, Bhutan
Bhutan
Phone:+975 02 327031
Email:bafra@druknet.bt
Url:http://www.moa.gov.bt/moa/agency/agprofile_detail.php?id=5&agname=Bhutan+Agriculture+and+Food+Regulatory+Authority