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Pesticide Fumigants. Ban

Original Language Title: Plaguicidas Fumigantes. Prohibición

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Law 27262

Fumigant Pesticides. Prohibition.

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc., are sanctioned by law:

ARTICLE 1-Prohibited in all national jurisdiction the use and/or sanitary treatment with any type of pesticide spraying in the grains, products and by-products, cereals and oilseeds during the loading of the same in trucks and/or wagons and during the transit of these to destination.

ARTICLE 2-The implementing authority shall implement the Single Form for the carriage in national jurisdiction in trucks and/or wagons of grains, products and by-products, cereals and oilseeds, which as an Annex I, with one (1) Member State of the European Union. In order to facilitate compliance, the implementing authority may establish its electronic version and agree on the collaboration of other national, provincial or municipal public bodies.

ARTICLE 3-The single form for the land transport of grains in the national jurisdiction shall be obligatory and subscribed by natural or legal persons, private or public, holders or persons responsible for the loading of grains and seeds and their products and by-products in trucks or wagons, in the national jurisdiction. The form shall contain the affidavit that the products mentioned were not treated with any fumigant pesticide during their loading on the truck or wagon, nor shall be subjected to any treatment with them during transit through to their destination.

ARTICLE 4 °-The trucks and wagons used for the transport of grains and seeds, and their products and by-products, shall be dismounted after each unloading operation. The regulations shall establish the methodology and the corresponding time limits.

ARTICLE 5-Natural or legal persons who store or carry grain, products and by-products, cereals and/or oilseeds under their responsibility shall keep them free from insects and/or live arachnids.

ARTICLE 6-The implementing authority will conclude agreements with its provincial partners for the collaboration in the control en route of any truck that transports grains, seeds, its products and by-products, opportunity in that next to the transport The carrier or the person responsible must display the Single Form for the land transport of grains in the national jurisdiction containing the affidavit required by this law.

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ARTICLE 7 °-The infringement and the failure to comply with the provisions of this law are liable to the following sanctions, without prejudice to the civil, criminal or other responsibilities that may arise: a) Multa equivalent to the sale price of the day of the transported; b) Disregard of the merchandise. In the case of recidivism, the fines provided for shall be multiplied by the number of offences committed. The recurrence character shall be the result of the infringement or non-compliance occurring within the five (5) year preceding the date of the occurrence of a new one.

Article 8 °-Invite the provinces and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires to adhere to this law.

ARTICLE 9 °-Commune to the national executive branch.



MARTA G. MICHELETTI. -EMILIO MONZO. -Eugenio Inchausti. -Juan P. Tunessi.

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Buenos Aires, 21 July 2016 Under the terms of Article 80 of the National Constitution, I certify that Law No. 27.262 (IF-2016-364854-APN-SLYT) sanctioned by the HONORABLE CONGRESS OF THE NATION on June 30, 2016, has remained In fact, it was adopted on 21 July 2016. For your publication to the National Directorate of the Official Register, please copy to the HONORABLE CONGRESS OF THE NATION and, for your knowledge and other effects, refer to the MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT and the MINISTRY OF AGROINDUSTRY. Compliment, file. -Clusellas.

Date of publication: 26/07/2016

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