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Name: Resolution No. 235 of 2004 amending Resolution No. 257 of 2003 on pesticides.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2004-06-22
Entry into force:
ISN: ARE-2004-R-97680
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Legal Office, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAOLEX) PDF of Regulations in Arabic PDF of Regulations in Arabic (consulted on 2014-12-02)
Abstract/Citation: This Resolution is composed of 19 articles. Article 1 deals with terms and definitions. Article 2 provides for the establishment of the Pesticides Committee, which shall have the following competences: examine and evaluate the applications for pesticide registration; list expired pesticides for finding suitable solutions; encourage the use of alternative chemical pesticides; and, propose education and information programmes related to the correct and secure use of pesticides. Article 3 lists pesticides prohibited from registration and importation. Article 4 defines procedures for the registration of pesticides. Articles 6 and 7 deal with the revocation of registration and re-registration of pesticides. Article 8 provides for licences necessary for the importation of pesticides. Articles 10 and 11 define requirements, conditions and data for pesticides as well as the information to be included in pesticides' labels. Articles 13-15 deal with the sampling and analysis of pesticides. Article 16 deals with the control and inspection on pesticides. Article 17 prohibits the issuance of any technical bulletin or advertising any pesticides before the approval of the concerned Authority. Article 18 gives six months to regulate activities related to pesticides according to the Federal Law No. 41 of 1992.
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