Legal Document

Title: Order to Increase Strictness on Inspection and Phytosanitary Certification for Plant and Plant Product to EU
Type: Order
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
Issuing Date : 13-03-2015

In order to gain trust and defend image of agricultural and forestry productions, particularly plant productions in Lao PDR which tend to increase exportation aboard and are accepted by regional and international market. In order to prevent plant productions of the Lao PDR to European Union, and to guarantee International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures of International Plant Protection Convention (ISPMs-IPPC) and phytosanitary importation restriction of the European Union. The Minister of Agriculture and Forestry issued Order to Increase Strictness on Administration and Inspection of Phytosanitary Certification for Plants and Plant Products to the European Union, No. 0419/MoAF, dated 13th March 2015.

In accordance with Notification of European Committee on Health and Consumer No.  (2015) 709661, dated 9/02/2015 (Ref. Ares (2015) 709661 – 19/2/2015) and accordance to Report of Plantation Department No. 024/PD, dated 27/2/2015.