Notice - Notification of WTO Members: Draft Law of Ukraine "On State Regulation of Plant Protection Sphere"

WTO code G/SPS/N/UKR/194
Date notice 25/01/2023
Notice type Regular
Title Draft Law of Ukraine "On State Regulation of Plant Protection Sphere"

The draft Law is developed with the aim of unification, modernization of Ukrainian legislation in the sphere of plant protection and its approximation to relevant EU law.

Key provisions of the draft Law are the following:

• improvement of requirements for state control over the placing on the market and use of plant protection products, taking into account the relevant EU legislation;

• implementation of the European traceability model provided for by Regulations (EU) No. 2016/2031 and other EU legal acts, including the use of the "plant passport", which will ensure traceability of plant, plant products and other objects; authorization of private persons to perform certain functions of the state (in particular, conducting laboratory tests, issuing plant passports, conducting training on the safe use of plant protection products, carrying out technical inspection of equipment for the use of plant protection products);

• introduction of the state registration system (registers) in the sphere of plant protection;

• introduction of lists regarding the movement of plants, plant products, other objects and plant protection products for the purposes of state control and other official activities; setting requirements for importing (sending) into the customs territory of Ukraine, movement through the territory of Ukraine of plants, plant products, other objects, plant protection products;

• introduction of a document stipulated by Regulation (EU) No. 2016/2031 that is a permit for importing (sending) into the customs territory of Ukraine of regulated pests and certain plant species, products of plant origin and other objects intended for state testing, scientific or academic purposes, approbation, varietal selection or breeding;

• implementation of the provisions of Regulation (EU) No. 2017/625, in particular with regard to general requirements for state control, methods and techniques of implementation of state control measures and other official activities, audit of authorized persons, independent audit of the competent body.

Product Plants, plant products, other objects and plant protection products
Country Ukraine

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Orther Notice:

G/SPS/N/CAN/484/Add.1 - Updated "Policy on Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat foods"
G/SPS/N/CHE/82/Add.7 - Amendment of Annex 1 to the Ordinance on phytosanitary products (OPPh)
G/SPS/N/CAN/1469/Add.1 - Established Maximum Residue Limits: Ipflufenoquin
G/SPS/N/THA/419/Add.1 - Thai Agricultural Standard entitled "Good Agricultural Practices for Pig Farms"
G/SPS/N/CAN/1463/Add.1 - Established Maximum Residue Limits: Florylpicoxamid
G/SPS/N/THA/634 - Approval procedure of the production facility of animal feed exportation to the Kingdom of Thailand.
G/SPS/N/AUS/563 - Proposal to amend Schedule 20 of the revised Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code (21 March 2023)
G/SPS/N/EU/629 - Draft Commission Regulation amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the use of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476) and the Annex to Commission Regulation (EU) No 231/2012 as regards specifications for glycerol (E 422), polyglycerol esters of fatty acids (E 475) and polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476)
G/SPS/N/NZL/709/Add.1 - Amendment to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Import health standard 155.02.06: Importation of Nursery Stock
G/SPS/N/USA/3372 - Azoxystrobin; Pesticides Tolerances. Final Rule
G/SPS/N/BRA/2120/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1125, 23 November 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2125/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1132, 15 December 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2128/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1133, 15 December 2022
G/SPS/N/CAN/1496 - Regulations amending the Health of Animals Regulations (Livestock identification and traceability)
G/SPS/N/EU/628 - Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/647 of 13 January 2023 amending Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/686 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2016/429 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the approval of germinal product establishments and the traceability and animal health requirements for movements within the Union of germinal products of certain kept terrestrial animals
G/SPS/N/CHL/745 - Public consultation on the proposed amendment to Articles 169, 173 and 452 of the Food Health Regulations
G/SPS/N/EU/627 - Draft Commission Implementing Regulation concerning the non-renewal of the approval of the active substance dimoxystrobin, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 540/2011 and Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/408 (Text with EEA relevance)
G/SPS/N/THA/631 - The DLD order on temporary suspension of importation of live domestic pigs and wild pigs and their carcasses from Viet Nam to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever
G/SPS/N/BRA/2092/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1122, 27 October 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2116/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1131, 24 November 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2117/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1128, 23 November 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2118/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1127, 23 November 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2119/Add.1 - Draft Resolution number 1126, 23 November 2022
G/SPS/N/BRA/2143 - Draft Resolution number 1149, 10 March 2023.
G/SPS/N/BRA/2144 - Draft Resolution number 1150, 10 March 2023.
G/SPS/N/CAN/1494 - Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Mefentrifluconazole (PMRL2023-19).
G/SPS/N/CAN/1495 - Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Prothioconazole (PMRL2023-20)
G/SPS/N/SAU/474/Add.1 - Final draft of Health Certificate for Exporting Feed Products to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("Animal origin or containing animal protein" and "Plant origin")
G/SPS/N/USA/3366 - Pydiflumetofen; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
G/SPS/N/MDA/20 - Order No. 51 from 8 February 2023 on the approval of the Regulation regarding the temporary intensification of official customs controls and emergency measures undertaken during the entry into the Republic of Moldova of certain goods from certain countries
G/SPS/N/TPKM/599/Add.1 - Those foods, food additives, food utensils, food containers or packaging classified under 12 specific CCC codes
G/SPS/N/TPKM/611 - Draft of "Suspension of the Importation of Deer Velvet, Deer Antler, Deer Penis (and Testis) and Deer Antler Glue from Listed Countries/zones (listed by the World Organisation for Animal Health) with Reported Case(s) of Chronic Wasting Disease"
G/SPS/N/ARM/43 - Eurasian Economic Commission Council Draft Decision on amendments to Chapter II of the Single List of Goods, subject to sanitary and epidemiological supervision (control) on the customs border and customs area of the Eurasian Economic Union
G/SPS/N/ARM/44 - Eurasian Economic Commission Collegium Draft Decision on amendments to the Section 12 of the Chapter II of the Common sanitaryepidemiological and hygienic requirements for products subject to sanitary-epidemiological supervision (control).
G/SPS/N/NZL/710 - Draft Import Health Standard: Grain and Seeds for Consumption, Feed or Processing
G/SPS/N/UKR/198 - Draft Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Order of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine No. 813 of 20 October 2022 and Approval of the Requirements for Certain Quality Indicators for Poultry Meat".
G/SPS/N/ECU/289 - Resolution No. 202 that updates the list of plagas cuarentenarias not present in Ecuador
G/SPS/N/EU/626 - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/516 of 8 March 2023 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/2236 as regards the model animal health certificate for the entry into the Union of consignments of aquatic animals intended for certain aquaculture establishments, for release into the wild or for other purposes, excluding direct human consumption
G/SPS/N/USA/3371 - Mandestrobin; Pesticide Tolerances. Final Rule
G/SPS/N/CHE/89 - Amendment of the FOEN Ordinance on phytosanitary measures for forests; SR 916.202.2
G/SPS/N/TPKM/610 - The Draft Amendment of Standards for Specification, Scope, Application and Limitation of Food Additives
G/SPS/N/CAN/1488 - Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Cyantraniliprole (PMRL2023-18)
G/SPS/N/CAN/1489 - Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Pyrethrins (PMRL2023-15)
G/SPS/N/CAN/1490 - Proposed Maximum Residue Limit: Piperonyl Butoxide (PMRL2023-16)
G/SPS/N/CAN/1491 - Health Canada's Proposal to revise certain permitted uses of aluminum-containing food additives
G/SPS/N/CAN/1492 - Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Enzymes to Enable the Use of Transglutaminase from Streptomyces mobaraensis M2020197 in Various Foods
G/SPS/N/CAN/1493 - Notice of Modification to the List of Permitted Food Additives to Extend the Use of Acetic Acid to 2'-Fucosyllactose
G/SPS/N/CHN/1277 - National Food Safety Standard of the P.R.C.: Maximum Residue Limits for Pesticides in Foods.
G/SPS/N/URY/69 - Draft Resolution of the Directorate-General of Agricultural Services, prohibiting the importation, registration and renewal of phytosanitary products based on the active ingredients carbofuran, methyl parathion, trichlorfon, dichlorvos and cyhexatin
G/SPS/N/USA/3370 - Innophos, Inc.; Filing of Color Additive Petition