TPKM/347
WTO/TBT
TW Taiwan
  • 65 - Landwirtschaft
2019-03-08
2019-01-08

Organic agricultural products

Draft of Regulations Governing Imported Organic Agricultural Product Review and Inspection Management (8 page(s), in Chinese)

With a view to implementing Article 17 of the Organic Agriculture Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act), regarding the development of review procedures, data retention and other related management matters for imported organic agricultural products, the Council of Agriculture is proposing the Draft of Regulations Governing Imported Organic Agricultural Product Review and Inspection Management. Below is a summary of the draft:

1.         To specify the scope of organic agricultural products covered, the procedures for application and review, the documents to be submitted and other related administrative processes (Articles 2‑6);

2.         To specify the information to be stated in the approval documents and conditions that applications are rejected (Articles 7-8);

3.         To specify the duration of period of records and files to be maintained by importers (Article 9); and

4.         To specify the processes that can be commissioned to affiliated agencies by the central competent authority (Article 11)."