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Policies

Jamaica: Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Strategic Business Plan 2019/2020 – 2022/2023. Date of text: 2019.

Cabo Verde: Resolution No. 39/2019 approving the Master Plan of the Electric Sector 2018-2040. Date of text: 8 April 2019.

Peru: Resolución Nº 054-2019-MINAGRI ─ Plan Estratégico Institucional (PEI) 2019 - 2022 del Ministerio de Agricultura y Riego. Date of text: 18 February 2019.

Vanuatu: Vanuatu National Water Strategy 2018 – 2030. Date of text: 2018.

Bahamas: Bahamas National Trust Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022. Date of text: 2018.

Peru: El Plan Nacional de Acción del Café Peruano (PNA-Café). Date of text: 1 September 2018.

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Agricultural and rural development

Paraguay: Ley Nº 6286 – Ley de defensa, restauración y promoción de la Agricultura Familiar Campesina. Date of text: 17 May 2019.

Croatia: Law on agricultural land. Date of text: 16 February 2018.

France: Loi n° 2019-469 du 20 mai 2019 pour la protection foncière des activités agricoles et des cultures marines en zone littorale. Date of text: 20 May 2019.

Philippines: Republic Act No. 11321 establishing the Farmers and Fisherfolk Enterprise Development Program (known as Sagip Saka Act). Date of text: 17 April 2019.

Burundi: Loi n° 1/14 du 05 juillet 2018 portant création d'un corps des volontaires Burundais. Date of text: 5 July 2018.

Burundi: Loi n°1/08 du 11 mai 2018 portant gestion des pesticides au Burundi. Date of text: 11 May 2018.

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Cultivated plants

South Africa: Plant Breeders’ Rights Act, 2018 (No. 12 of 2018). Date of text: 27 March 2019.

South Africa: Plant Improvement Act, 2018 (No. 11 of 2018). Date of text: 27 March 2019.

Uruguay: Ley N. 19.737 – Se crea el Fondo Citrícola con destino al financiamiento de la actividad citrícola nacional. Date of text: 2 April 2019.

United Arab Emirates: Cabinet Resolution No.16 of 2019 on the system for advertising pesticides. Date of text: 12 February 2019.

France: Ordonnance n° 2019-361 du 24 avril 2019 relative à l'indépendance des activités de conseil à l'utilisation des produits phytopharmaceutiques et au dispositif de certificats d'économie de produits phytopharmaceutiques . Date of text: 24 April 2019.

France: Ordonnance n° 2019-362 du 24 avril 2019 relative à la coopération agricole. Date of text: 24 April 2019.

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Environment

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 50/2019 ensuring the implementation in the national legislation of Regulation (EU) 2016/1628 laying down the requirements for emission limits for gas and particulate pollutants as well as for the approval of internal combustion engines for non-road mobile machinery. Date of text: 16 April 2019.

Saudi Arabia: Ministerial Resolution No.416 of 2019 issuing the Organization of the Environment Fund. Date of text: 26 March 2019.

European Union: Directive (EU) 2019/883 of the European Parliament and of the Council on port reception facilities for the delivery of waste from ships, amending Directive 2010/65/EU and repealing Directive 2000/59/EC. Date of text: 17 April 2019.

Mauritius: Radiation Safety and Nuclear Security Act 2018 (No. 16 of 2018). Date of text: 16 November 2018.

Peru: Resolución Nº 457-2018-MINAM ─ Aprueba la Guía para la Caracterización de Residuos Sólidos Municipales. Date of text: 31 December 2018.

Zambia: Solid Waste Regulation and Management Act, 2018 (No. 20 of 2018). Date of text: 23 December 2018.

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Fisheries

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/833 of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down conservation and enforcement measures applicable in the Regulatory Area of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organisation, amending Regulation (EU) 2016/1627 and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No. 2115/2005 and (EC) No. 1386/2007. Date of text: 20 May 2019.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/473 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Fisheries Control Agency. Date of text: 19 March 2019.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/472 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a multiannual plan for stocks fished in the Western Waters and adjacent waters, and for fisheries exploiting those stocks, amending Regulations (EU) 2016/1139 and (EU) 2018/973, and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No. 811/2004, (EC) No. 2166/2005, (EC) No. 388/2006, (EC) No. 509/2007 and (EC) No. 1300/2008. Date of text: 19 March 2019.

European Union: Council Decision (EU) 2019/407 on the conclusion, on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement to Prevent Unregulated High Seas Fisheries in the Central Arctic Ocean. Date of text: 4 March 2019.

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 35/2019 establishing the sanction regime applied to the commercial maritime fishing activity. Date of text: 11 March 2019.

Philippines: Republic Act No. 11321 establishing the Farmers and Fisherfolk Enterprise Development Program (known as Sagip Saka Act). Date of text: 17 April 2019.

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Food and nutrition

Nepal: Right to Food Act, 2075 (2018). Date of text: 2018.

Mongolia: Law “On enriched food”. Date of text: 3 May 2018.

European Union: Regulation (EU) 2019/787 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the definition, description, presentation and labelling of spirit drinks, the use of the names of spirit drinks in the presentation and labelling of other foodstuffs, the protection of geographical indications for spirit drinks, the use of ethyl alcohol and distillates of agricultural origin in alcoholic beverages, and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 110/2008. Date of text: 17 April 2019.

Chile: Ley Núm. 21.155 – Establece medidas de protección a la lactancia materna y su ejercicio. Date of text: 18 April 2019.

Singapore: Singapore Food Agency Act 2019 (No. 11 of 2019). Date of text: 7 March 2019.

European Union: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/624 concerning specific rules for the performance of official controls on the production of meat and for production and relaying areas of live bivalve molluscs in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council. Date of text: 8 February 2019.

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Forestry

Syrian Arab Republic: Forest Law No.6 of 2018. Date of text: 4 March 2018.

Croatia: Law on forests. Date of text: 13 July 2018.

Dominican Republic: Ley Nº 57/18 - Ley Sectorial Forestal de la República Dominicana. Date of text: 10 December 2018.

Croatia: Law on the Croatian Agro-Forestry Advisory Service Date of text: 2 February 2018.

Croatia: Regulation on the Register of private forest owners. Date of text: 13 February 2019.

Congo: Arrêté n° 113/MEF du 08 janvier 2019 déterminant les principes sur le processus de réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre liées à la déforestation, à la dégradation des forêts avec l’inclusion de la gestion forestière durable, de la conservation de la biodiversité et de l’accroissement des stocks de carbone durable. Date of text: 8 January 2019.

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Land and soil

Burundi: Loi n°1/07 du 13 mars 2019 portant révision de la loi n° 1/31 du 31 décembre 2013 portant missions, composition, organisation et fonctionnement de la Commission Nationale des Terres et autres Biens. Date of text: 13 March 2019.

Burundi: Loi n°1/08 du 13 mars 2019 portant révision de la loi n° 1/26 du 15 septembre 2014 portant création, organisation, composition, fonctionnement et compétence de la Cour Spéciale des Terres et autres Biens ainsi que la procédure suivie devant elle. Date of text: 13 March 2019.

Namibia: Urban and Regional Planning (No. 5 of 2018). Date of text: 5 April 2018.

Costa Rica: Ley Nº 9602 - Fortalecimiento de la Seguridad Registral Inmobiliaria. Date of text: 5 July 2018.

Tanzania, Un. Rep. of: Written Laws (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2018 (No. 1 of 2018). Date of text: 8 February 2018.

Cuba: Decreto Ley Nº 358 - Ley sobre la entrega de tierras estatales ociosas en usufructo. Date of text: 9 April 2018.

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Livestock

Benin: Loi n° 2018-20 du 23 avril 2019 portant code pastoral en République du Benin. Date of text: 23 April 2019.

European Union: Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/624 concerning specific rules for the performance of official controls on the production of meat and for production and relaying areas of live bivalve molluscs in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council. Date of text: 8 February 2019.

Sweden: Animal Welfare Act (2018:1192). Date of text: 20 June 2018.

Madagascar: Décret n°2019-046 du 31 janvier 2019 portant interdiction de toute exportation de zébus. Date of text: 31 January 2019.

Croatia: Regulation on measures to protect animal health from contagious and parasitic diseases and their financing in 2019. Date of text: 8 January 2019.

Sweden: Notification (2019: 67) of the EU Regulations supplementing the Animal Welfare Act (2018: 1192). Date of text: 21 February 2019.

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Water

El Salvador: Decreto Nº 205 - Ley Transitoria para facilitar a los usuarios el cumplimiento voluntario del pago por deudas provenientes del servicio de agua potable y alcantarillado prestado por la Administración Nacional de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (ANDA). Date of text: 4 January 2019.

Cuba: Decreto Ley Nº 364 - Ley de la Misión del Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos. Date of text: 14 September 2018.

Sweden: Law (2018: 568) on compensation for reduction of water areas. Date of text: 25 May 2018.

Costa Rica: Ley Nº 9590 - Ley para autorizar el aprovechamiento de agua para consumo humano y construcción de obras conexas en el patrimonio natural del Estado. Date of text: 3 July 2018.

Ireland: Water Safety Ireland (Establishment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 56 of 2019) Date of text: 15 February 2019.

Ireland: Water Safety Ireland (Transfer of Assets and Liabilities) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 55 of 2019) Date of text: 15 February 2019.

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Wild species and ecosystems

Sweden: Coast Guard Act (2019:32). Date of text: 21 February 2019.

Peru: Ley Nº 30896 - Ley que promueve la inversión y desarrollo de la Región Amazónica. Date of text: 27 December 2018.

Costa Rica: Ley Nº 9581 - Autoriza al Sistema Nacional de Áreas de Conservación (SINAC) para que firme convenios de cooperación que permita la utilización de personal contratado por organizaciones no gubernamentales conservacionistas para desempeñar funciones de apoyo. Date of text: 12 June 2018.

Cabo Verde: Resolution n. 116/IX/2019 approving the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946, as well as the Protocol to the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, concluded in Washington on 19 November 1956. Date of text: 4 April 2019.

Kazakhstan: Order No. 8 of the Minister of Education and Science validating standard state service “Issuance of license for exporting mineralogy, paleontology, fossil animal bones and collection materials.” Date of text: 8 January 2019.

United Kingdom: Humane Trapping Standards Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 22 of 2019). Date of text: 9 January 2019.

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