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Policies

Cook Islands: National Strategy on Aquatic Biosecurity for the Cook Islands. Date of text: 2018.

Kenya: Water Services Regulatory Board (NWRMS) Wasreb Strategic Plan (2018-2022). Date of text: 2018.

Central American Integration System (SICA): Política Regional del Subsector Agua Potable y Saneamiento Comunitario. Date of text: May 2018.

Rwanda: National Tree Reproductive Materials Strategy 2018-2024. Date of text: February 2018.

Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia’s National Adaptation Plan 2018–2028. Date of text: May 2018.

Nepal: Nepal National REDD+ Strategy. Date of text: 19 April 2018.

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Agricultural and rural development

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007. Date of text: 30 May 2018.

Ukraine: Law No. 2496-VIII “On the basic principles and requirements for organic production, circulation and labelling of organic products”. Date of text: 10 July 2018.

Cabo Verde: Decree-Law No. 36/2018 approving the Statute of the National Institute of Agricultural Research and Development (INIDA). Date of text: 20 June 2018.

Brazil: Law No. 13.636 creating the National Programme for Productive-Oriented Microcredit (PNMPO). Date of text: 20 March 2018.

Panama: Ley Nº 18 - Que regula el transporte especial de combustible para maquinaria agrícola. Date of text: February 2018.

Puerto Rico (USA): Ley Núm. 227 - Ley de Registro de Agricultores Hidropónicos. Date of text: 2 October 2018.

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Cultivated plants

Brazil: Law No. 13.710 creating the National Policy to Encourage the Production of Quality Cocoa. Date of text: 24 August 2018.

Moldova, Republic of: Law No. 98 “On combating leaf-eating insects and pathogens in the Plaiul Fagului Science Reserve”. Date of text: 7 June 2018.

Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Tea Board (Amendment) Act (No. 13 of 2018). Date of text: 5 June 2018.

Panama: Ley Nº 17 - Que declara el arroz como cultivo de seguridad alimentaria nacional. Date of text: 22 February 2018.

Puerto Rico (USA): Ley Núm. 227 - Ley de Registro de Agricultores Hidropónicos. Date of text: 2 October 2018.

Russian Federation: Federal Law No. 280-FZ Federal Law on Organic Production. Date of text: 3 August 2018.

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Environment

Ukraine: Law No. 2354-VIII “On strategic environmental assessment”. Date of text: 20 March 2018.

Uruguay: Ley Nº 19.655 – Uso sustentable de bolsas plásticas. Date of text: 8 August 2018.

Brazil: Law No. 13.668 amending Law No. 11.516 on the allocation and application of environmental compensation resources and on the hiring of personnel for a fixed period of time by the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) and the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation. Date of text: 28 May 2018.

Burkina Faso: Loi n°003-2018/AN portant autorisation de ratification de l'amendement au protocole de Montréal relatif à des substances qui appauvrissent la couche d’ozone, adopté le 15 octobre 2016 à Kigali. Date of text: 20 March 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/842 of the European Parliament and of the Council on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 contributing to climate action to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement and amending Regulation (EU) No. 525/2013. Date of text: 30 May 2018.

Puerto Rico (USA): Ley Núm. 171 - Plan de Reorganización del Departamento de Recursos Naturales y Ambientales de 2018. Date of text: 2 August 2018.

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Fisheries

Montenegro: Law on freshwater fisheries and aquaculture. Date of text: 9 March 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/973 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a multiannual plan for demersal stocks in the North Sea and the fisheries exploiting those stocks, specifying details of the implementation of the landing obligation in the North Sea and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No. 676/2007 and (EC) No. 1342/2008. Date of text: 4 July 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/975 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down management, conservation and control measures applicable in the South Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Organisation (SPRFMO) Convention Area. Date of text: 4 July 2018.

Sri Lanka: Fisheries (Regulation of Foreign Fishing Boats) (Amendment) Act, No. 1 of 2018. Date of text: 8 February 2018.

European Union: Council Regulation (EU) 2018/1095 on the allocation of fishing opportunities under the Protocol on the implementation of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire (2018-2024). Date of text: 26 July 2018.

Norway; Finland: Law regarding carrying into effect and application of the provisions regarding legislation in the Agreement with Norway on fishing in Tana River's watercourses. Date of text: 24 March 2017.

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Food and nutrition

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products. Date of text: 15 March 2017.

Brazil: Law No. 13.680 amending Law No. 1.283 providing for the process of inspection of artisanal food products of animal origin. Date of text: 14 June 2018.

Brazil: Law No. 13.648 providing for the production of fruit pulp and juice in rural family establishment and amends Law No. 8.918 of 14 July 1994. Date of text: 11 April 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No. 834/2007. Date of text: 30 May 2018.

Ukraine: Law No. 2496-VIII “On the basic principles and requirements for organic production, circulation and labelling of organic products”. Date of text: 10 July 2018.

Moldova, Republic of: Law No. 166 “On meal coupons”. Date of consolidation/reprint: 1 March 2018. Date of original text: 21 September 2017.

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Forestry

Belarus: Law No. 131-Z on penalties for the infringement of forest and veterinary legislation. Date of text: 17 July 2018.

Portugal: Resolution of the Council of Ministers No. 115/2018 establishing a new strategic orientation for forestry management. Date of text: 14 July 2018.

Kyrgyzstan: Governmental Decree No. 192 validating the Regulation on the procedure for management and disposal of the state forest fund. Date of text: 10 April 2018.

Gabon: Décret n°00099/PR/MFE du 19 mars 2018 portant mise en réserve du Kévazingo. Date of text: 19 March 2018.

Honduras: Acuerdo Nº 22-2018 ─ Normativa Técnica para la Certificación y Aprovechamiento de Árboles y Plantaciones Forestales. Date of text: 22 May 2018.

Angola: Executive Decree No. 277/18 establishing the quotas for the licensing of timber, firewood and charcoal for the Forestry Campaign 2018 by Province. Date of text: 7 August 2018.

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Land and soil

Burkina Faso: Loi n°009‐2018/AN du 3 mai 2018 portant expropriation pour cause d’utilité publique et indemnisation des personnes affectées par les aménagements et projets d’utilité publique et d’intérêt général au Burkina Faso. Date of text: 3 May 2018.

Sri Lanka: Land (Restrictions on Alienation) (Amendment) Act No. 21 of 2018. Date of text: 30 August 2018.

China: Soil Pollution Prevention and Control Law of the People's Republic of China. Date of text: 31 August 2018.

Ireland: Land Development Agency (Establishment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 352 of 2018). Date of text: 13 September 2018.

Kyrgyzstan: Governmental Decree No. 189 validating the Regulation on the procedure for establishing protection zones, their dimensions, regime of use of land allotted for these purposes, and protection of land of railway transport within the limits of allotted right of way. Date of text: 6 April 2018.

United Kingdom: Registered Social Landlords (Repayment Charges) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (S.S.I No. 301 of 2018). Date of text: 3 October 2018.

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Livestock

Cabo Verde: Decree-Law No. 45/2018 creating the National Animal Identification and Registration System (SNIRA). Date of text: 10 July 2018.

Moldova, Republic of: Law No. 119 “On veterinary drugs”. Date of text: 5 July 2018.

Belarus: Law No. 131-Z on penalties for the infringement of forest and veterinary legislation. Date of text: 17 July 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health and plant protection products. Date of text: 15 March 2017.

Moldova, Republic of: Law No. 27 “On classification of carcasses of cattle, swine and sheep”. Date of text: 10 March 2017.

Montenegro: Regulation on the ban of import and transit of sheep and goat consignments, meat and sheep and goat products in order to prevent the introduction of particularly dangerous infectious disease called small ruminant plague. Date of text: 31 July 2018.

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Water

Congo: Loi n° 23-2018 du 13 juin 2018 portant dissolution de la société nationale de distribution d'eau. Date of text: 13 June 2018.

Oman: Ministerial Decree No.39/2017 issuing the Law on Regulation and Protection of Aflaj Sites included on the World Heritage List. Date of text: 30 August 2017.

Finland: Government Regulation on specified pipelines placed in a water area (146/2018). Date of text: 22 February 2018.

France: Décret n° 2018-847 du 4 octobre 2018 relatif aux schémas directeurs d'aménagement et de gestion des eaux et schémas d'aménagement et de gestion des eaux. Date of text: 4 October 2018.

Ireland: European Union (Water Policy) (Abstractions Registration) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 261 of 2018). Date of text: 16 July 2018.

Moldova, Republic of: Government Decree No. 706 validating the Regulation on Naval Agency. Date of text: 11 July 2018.

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Wild species and ecosystems

Mali: Loi n° 2018-036/du 27 juin 2018 fixant les principes de gestion de la faune et de son habitat. Date of text: 27 June 2018.

Portugal: Order No. 267-A/2018 amending Order No. 105/2018 establishing permitted animal species to be caught in the period 2018-2021 and fixes related seasons, processes, etc. Date of text: 20 September 2018.

Kyrgyzstan: Governmental Decree No. 264 validating the Regulation on keeping and use of predatory hunting birds in the territory of the Kyrgyz Republic. Date of text: 4 June 2018.

Chile: Decreto Núm. 1 – Establece la actualización de los Apéndices de la Convención sobre el Comercio Internacional de Especies Amenazadas de Flora y Fauna Silvestre. Date of text: 3 January 2018.

Ireland: European Union (Invasive Alien Species) (Freshwater Crayfish) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 354 of 2018). Date of text: 3 September 2018.

Belarus: Decree No. 11 of the Ministry of Forestry validating the Regulation on keeping the register of hunting grounds and the form thereof. Date of text: 18 July 2018.

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