Modifies The Decree Law Nº 3,557, In 1981, That Sets Out Provisions For The Protection Of Agricultural


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Article 1.-amending the Decree Law Nº 3,557, 1981, which establishes rules on agricultural protection, in the form indicated: 1. Article 21 shall be replaced by the following: article 21.-the vegetables, animals, products of vegetable or animal origin, chemical and biological products for use in agricultural activities, pharmaceuticals exclusively veterinary products and animal feed products seeking to enter the country they will be reviewed by the agricultural and livestock service prior to its nationalization. Practiced the review, the service may order some of the following measures: freedom of entry, re-export, disinfection or disinfestation, industrialization, quarantine or disposal. That demands the implementation of these measures, will be in charge of importers or interested.
Any person who enters the country, including diplomats and Chilean official officials, foreign Governments and international organizations, shall declare under oath in special forms, the fact of carrying or bring with you, their clothing, their luggage or somehow in the means of transport in which he moved, one or more of the goods referred to in the preceding paragraph When they do not have the character of commercial cargo.
The form indicating the Declaration sworn as carried out, must display the official of immigration control, being such display, requirement for authorization of entry to the country. Control of content and veracity of the statement, will correspond it to the agricultural and livestock service on matters within its competence.
That alien to the truth in his statement shall be punished with fine in accordance to this law, without prejudice to other measures which may take the health authority to protect heritage fito and animal health.
In the event that the offence indicated in the preceding paragraph is committed by the driver of a means of transport or private vehicle, the owners of these media will be jointly and severally responsible for the payment of the fines that may be applied under this article.
Air, sea and land transport companies, shall disclose their passengers prior to the landing of the respective transport, the obligation to provide the affidavit which is this article, goods which should be subject to Declaration and the penalty of your ticket. The agricultural and livestock, service shall regulate and supervise the way in which transport undertakings shall comply with this obligation.
The forms referred to in this article, prepared or approved by the agricultural and livestock, service must permit a proper understanding of what should be declared, pointing out exemplary via the main assets that must be included in the product of vegetable or animal origin concept understood. In addition, the agricultural and livestock service may, in coordination with other public services requiring statements of income people, establish joint forms, case in which shall exercise its powers of control according to their respective powers. "."

2 delete paragraph first of article 42, the expression "21, fourth subparagraph,". "."

3 repealed article 43.