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Water
Wild species and ecosystems

Policies

Angola: Presidential Decree No. 29/19 approving the Fisheries and Aquaculture Management Plan (POPA) for the period 2018-2022. Date of text: 16 January 2019.

Benin: Plan National de Développement 2018-2025. Date of text: 2018.

Trinidad and Tobago: National Consumer Policy 2018 – 2023. Date of text: February 2018.

Togo: Plan d’Action national pour l’Ivoire du Togo (PANI-Togo) 2018-2023. Date of text: 2018.

Sri Lanka: Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) 2018. Date of text: 25 May 2018.

Trinidad and Tobago: National Policy on Gender and Development of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Date of text: February 2018.

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Agricultural and rural development

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2018/1091 of the European Parliament and of the Council on integrated farm statistics and repealing Regulations (EC) No. 1166/2008 and (EU) No. 1337/2011. Date of text: 18 July 2018.

Uruguay: Ley Nº 19.686 – Medidas de apoyo a ciertos sectores de la actividad agropecuaria nacional. Date of text: 26 October 2018.

Zimbabwe: Public Entities Corporate Governance Act [Chapter 10:31]. Date of text: 2018.

Iran, Islamic Republic of: Law of Protection and Utilization of the Country's Genetic Resources Date of text: 14 January 2018.

Andorra: Law No. 18/2018 on the ecological production and the quality regime of agricultural and food products. Date of text: 26 July 2018.

Spain: Ley Nº 1/2018 - Ley de medidas urgentes para garantizar la sostenibilidad ambiental en el entorno del Mar Menor. Date of text: 7 February 2018.

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Cultivated plants

Tajikistan: Law No. 1567 “On quarantine and plant protection”. Date of text: 2 January 2019.

Ukraine: Law No. 2496-VIII “On Basic Principles and Requirements for Organic Production, Turnover and Labelling of Organic Products”. Date of text: 10 July 2018.

Mauritius: Use of Pesticides Act 2018 (No. 8 of 2018). Date of text: 19 July 2018.

Andorra: Law No. 18/2018 on the ecological production and the quality regime of agricultural and food products. Date of text: 26 July 2018.

Greece: Law No. 4523. Production of Medicinal Cannabis end-products and other provisions. Date of text: 6 March 2018.

Argentina: Ley 27470 – Pequeños productores de tabaco, caña de azúcar, yerba mate y té. Date of text: 15 November 2018.

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Environment

Luxembourg: Loi du 15 mai 2018 relative à l’évaluation des incidences sur l’environnement Date of text: 15 May 2018.

Rwanda: Loi n°48/2018 du 13/08/2018 sur l’environnement. Date of text: 13 August 2018.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 10/2019 amending Decree-Law No. 38/2013 on the scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading from 2013 onward. Date of text: 18 January 2019.

Tajikistan: Law No. 1567 “On quarantine and plant protection”. Date of text: 2 January 2019.

Cabo Verde: Decree-Law No. 65/2018 approving the National List of Waste (LNR). Date of text: 20 December 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1389 - Decreto Legislativo que fortalece el Sistema Nacional de Evaluación y Fiscalización Ambiental. Date of text: 4 September 2018.

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Fisheries

Russian Federation: Federal Law No. 475-FZ “On artisanal fishing”. Date of text: 25 December 2018.

Andorra: Law No. 18/2018 on the ecological production and the quality regime of agricultural and food products. Date of text: 26 July 2018.

European Union: Council Regulation (EU) 2019/124 fixing for 2019 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters. Date of text: 30 January 2019.

European Union: Council Regulation (EU) 2018/2025 fixing for 2019 and 2020 the fishing opportunities for Union fishing vessels for certain deep-sea fish stocks. Date of text: 17 December 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1392 - Decreto Legislativo que promueve la formalización de la actividad pesquera artesanal. Date of text: 5 September 2018.

Peru: Ley Nº 30837 ─ Ley que declara de interés nacional la recuperación, conservación y protección de la pesca ancestral en caballito de totora y de los balsares de Huanchaco. Date of text: 2 August 2018.

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Food and nutrition

Ukraine: Law No. 2496-VIII “On Basic Principles and Requirements for Organic Production, Turnover and Labelling of Organic Products”. Date of text: 10 July 2018.

Cameroon: Loi n°2018-020 du 11 décembre 2018 portant Loi-cadre sur la Sécurité Sanitaire des Aliments. Date of text: 11 December 2018.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 7/2019 amending Decree-Law n. 173/2009 on the Statute governing the Designation of Origin (DO) and Geographical Indication (GI) of the Douro Region (RDD). Date of text: 15 January 2019.

Venezuela, Boliv. Rep. of: Ley Constitucional del Comité Local de Abastecimiento y Producción (CLAP). Date of text: 5 January 2018.

France: Ordonnance n° 2018-1128 du 12 décembre 2018 relative au relèvement du seuil de revente à perte et à l’encadrement des promotions pour les denrées et certains produits alimentaires. Date of text: 24 December 2018.

Mauritius: Use of Pesticides Act 2018 (No. 8 of 2018). Date of text: 19 July 2018.

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Forestry

Ethiopia: Forest Development, Conservation and Utilization Proclamation No. 1065/2018. Date of text: 23 January 2018.

Brazil: Law No. 1.300 regulating the commercial exploitation of submerged wood in dammed waters in the state territory. Date of text: 17 January 2019.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 11/2019 amending Decree-Law No. 16/2009 on the legal regime for forestry management planning and intervention. Date of text: 21 January 2019.

Portugal: Law No. 1/2019 amending Law No. 56/2018 on the independent technical observatory for assessing, monitoring and evaluating forest and rural fires occurring in the national territory. Date of text: 9 January 2019.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 12/2018 approving the Statute of the Agency for the Integrated Management of Rural Fire (AGIF). Date of text: 16 February 2018.

Portugal: Law No. 56/2018 creating the independent technical observatory for assessing, monitoring and evaluating forest and rural fires occurring in the national territory. Date of text: 20 August 2018.

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Land and soil

Liberia: Land Rights Act. Date of text: 19 September 2018.

Togo: Loi n°2018‐005 du 14 juin 2018 portant Code foncier et domanial. Date of text: 14 June 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1366 - Modifica el Decreto Legislativo Nº 1192, Ley Marco de Adquisición y Expropiación de inmuebles, transferencia de inmuebles de propiedad del Estado, liberación de Interferencias y dicta otras medidas para la ejecución de obras de infraestructura. Date of text: 22 July 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1358 - Modifica la Ley Nº 29151, Ley general del Sistema Nacional de Bienes Estatales. Date of text: 20 July 2018.

Mauritius: Acquisitive Prescription Act 2018 (No. 13 of 2018). Date of text: 1 November 2018.

Congo: Loi n° 21-2018 du 21-2018 du 13 juin 2018 fixant les règles d'occupation et d'acquisition des terres et terrains. Date of text: 13 June 2018.

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Livestock

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/6 of the European Parliament and of the Council on veterinary medicinal products and repealing Directive 2001/82/EC. Date of text: 11 December 2018.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 1/2019 amending Decree-Law No. 113/2013 implementing EU Directive No. 2010/63 on animal protection for scientific purposes. Date of text: 10 January 2019.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/4 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of medicated feed, amending Regulation (EC) No. 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 90/167/EEC. Date of text: 11 December 2018.

Gibraltar: Animals in Travelling Circuses Act 2018. Date of text: 20 December 2018.

United Kingdom: Animal Breeding (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 117 of 2019). Date of text: 22 January 2019.

Gibraltar: Animals (Ownership and Licensing of Ungulates) Rules 2019. Date of text: 31 January 2019.

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Water

Rwanda: Loi n°49/2018 du 13/08/2018 portant utilisation et gestion des ressources en eau au Rwanda. Date of text: 13 August 2018.

Spain: Ley Nº 10/2018 - Ley sobre la transferencia de recursos de 19,99 hm³ desde la Demarcación Hidrográfica de los ríos Tinto, Odiel y Piedras a la Demarcación Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir. Date of text: 5 December 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1357 - Modifica el Decreto Legislativo Nº 1280, Ley Marco de la Gestión y Prestación de los Servicios de Saneamiento. Date of text: 20 July 2018.

Peru: Ley Nº 30817 - Ley que declara de necesidad pública e interés nacional la remediación de la cuenca hidrográfica del río Puyango-Tumbes. Date of text: 11 July 2018.

Peru: Ley Nº 30834 - Ley que declara de necesidad pública la ejecución del proyecto Sistema de Tratamiento de las Aguas Residuales de la Cuenca del Lago Titicaca y autoriza la expropiación de inmuebles. Date of text: 30 July 2018.

Tunisia: Loi n° 2018-54 du 4 décembre 2018 portant création d'une catégorie d'établissements publics de sondage hydraulique. Date of text: 4 December 2018.

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Wild species and ecosystems

Portugal: Law No. 1/2019 amending Law No. 56/2018 on the independent technical observatory for assessing, monitoring and evaluating forest and rural fires occurring in the national territory. Date of text: 9 January 2019.

Argentina: Ley 27481 – Creación del Parque Nacional Iberá. Date of text: 5 December 2018.

Peru: Decreto Legislativo Nº 1429 - Decreto Legislativo que actualiza y fortalece la gestión institucional de los órganos colegiados del Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonía Peruana (IIAP). Date of text: 15 September 2018.

United Kingdom: Ivory Act 2018 (Cap. 30). Date of text: 20 December 2018.

Russian Federation: Federal Law No. 498-FZ “On responsible treatment of animals”. Date of text: 27 December 2018.

Chile: Ley Núm. 21.123 - Modifica el Código Penal y tipifica como falta el ensuciar, arrojar o abandonar basura, materiales o desechos de cualquier índole en playas, riberas de ríos o de lagos, parques nacionales, reservas nacionales, monumentos naturales o en otras áreas de conservación de la biodiversidad declaradas bajo protección oficial. Date of text: 27 November 2018.

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