Modifies The D.l. Nº 3,557, In 1981, On Standards Of Agricultural Protection


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"Sole article.-Introducense the following amendments to the Decree Nº3.557 Act of 1981, which establishes provisions on agricultural protection: No. 1.-replace the second paragraph of the article 1st, by the following:" equally, the agricultural and livestock service shall supervise compliance with those standards and measures, infringements, applying appropriate sanctions in accordance with the procedure indicated in paragraph IV , Nº18.755, organic on the service of agricultural and livestock, law without prejudice to the powers that correspond to the crime courts when such infringements are constitutive of crime. ".
No. 2.-Article 21 be replaced by the following: ' article 21.-the products of vegetable or animal origin seeking to enter the country must 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.
Products or by-products of vegetable or animal origin carrying in luggage of persons, must be declared under oath in special forms by the applicant or holder. These forms will indicate the plants, animals, products and by-products of vegetable or animal origin prohibited from entering the country by the agricultural and livestock service.
These rules apply to all types of luggage, including diplomats and officials abroad, foreign Governments and international organizations. The refusal to submit the affidavit required by the competent authority, in the manner provided in the preceding paragraph, will be punished with a fine.
That alien to the truth in his statement shall be punished as the perpetrator of the crime of perjury referred to in article 210 of the Penal Code. ".
No. 3-insert in article 42 the expression "21, fourth paragraph", followed by a comma (,), between the numbers "17" and "28".".