Act On Fertilizers And Soil Conditioners, Etc. Reprinted Definitive Series

Original Language Title: Act On Fertilizers And Soil Conditioners, Etc. Omtryk

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 establishment of rules on fertilisers and soil improvers, etc.

Chapter 2 Administrative provisions

Chapter 3 Criminal provisions

Chapter 4 the effective provisions of law on The full text of the Ordinance fertilisers and soil improvers, etc.

Hereby promulgated Act No. 318 of 31. March 2007 on fertilizers and soil improvers, etc., with the changes imposed by section 51 of Act No. 1336 of 19. December 2008.

Chapter 1

The setting of rules on fertilisers and soil improvers, etc.

§ 1. Products covered by this law shall comply with the provisions laid down in accordance with §§ 2-4, have a measurable effect, be of good commercial quality in normal use and must not have a harmful effect on human, animal or plant health or to the environment and must not constitute a risk to public safety.

§ 2. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries may lay down rules on the production, storage, purchase, sale or other form of transfer, distribution, import and export of all products intended for:





1) the promotion of plant growth, and whose effects wholly or predominantly based on their content of plant nutrients (fertilizers).

2) the promotion of the movement of the content of organic matter in composting material (composting preparations).

3) modification of the Earth or grow media physical, chemical or biological condition, and if the effects do not or only to a limited degree relies on a content of plant nutrients (soil improvers).

4) use as growing media for plants.

5) promotion of the uptake of nutrients by inoculation of seeds, plants, soil or growing media.





(2). The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries may provide that the rules laid down in this Act and the rules thereunder shall apply to products not covered by paragraph 1 but which has the same effect.

§ 3. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can lay down rules or adopt provisions with a view to the implementation of the European Community directives and decisions on matters covered by this law. The Minister may also lay down the rules and implement the measures necessary for the application of the Community regulations on matters covered by this law.

(2). The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can lay down rules or take provisions derogating from the rules of the European Community directives, decisions and regulations on matters covered by this law, in so far as this is provided for in the acts.

§ 4. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can determine the rules according to § 2 and § 3 lay down rules on





1) product content, including maximum levels of undesirable substances, the composition and quality, etc.,

2) packaging and labelling,

3) registration and approval of designation and labelling, etc.,

4) registration of manufacturers, distributors, importers and distributors of fertilisers and soil improvers, etc. and

5) accounting of production, purchase, import, sales and inventory.





Chapter 2

Administrative provisions

§ 5. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can grant the prohibition and injunction, which is necessary for compliance with the law or of rules issued thereunder or provisions in the European Community regulations on matters covered by this law.

(2). If an injunction is not acted upon within a specified time limit, the Minister for food, agriculture and fisheries measures prescribed for the controllers perform let Bill.

§ 6. Is there a good reason to believe that a particular product is the subject of this Act constitutes a risk to safety or health hazard to people, animals or plants or a risk to the environment, the Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries, prohibit the sale and use of the product, pending the outcome of an investigation launched.

§ 7. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries may lay down rules on supervision and control over compliance with this Act or the rules established thereunder or European Community regulations on matters covered by this law.

§ 8. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries or the Minister authorizes thereof, with other public authorities to obtain the information needed to check compliance with the relevant regulation and this law and the regulations issued thereunder. The Minister or the Minister authorizes may in this connection make juxtaposition and correlation of information, including personal data, for purposes of control.

§ 9. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries may lay down rules on the collection and payment of full or partial coverage of expenses relating to the supervision, control and administration in accordance with this law, in accordance with the regulations issued pursuant to this Act and in accordance with the relevant regulation.

(2). Payment obligations under this Act or rules issued thereunder and payment obligations resulting from the European Community regulations, attributed to interest rates. Unless otherwise provided by regulation, the interest rate is calculated from the due date, and the payment is made in accordance with the law on interest for late payment, etc. provided the reference rate plus. The applied interest, however, is at least 50 us $. For a fee paid on reminders 100 DKK, as adjusted per 1. percentage adjustment in January with law on a rate adjustment percentage for that fiscal year. The amount is rounded to the nearest whole Crown sums divisible by 10.

§ 10. Assign the Minister for food, agriculture and fisheries of its powers under the law to an authority under the Ministry, the Minister may lay down rules on access to complaint against the Authority's decisions, including that a complaint cannot be brought before another administrative authority, and on the Authority's access to reopen a case after the complaint has been lodged.

(2). The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can after negotiation with the concerned minister transfer its powers in accordance with this law to another government agency or institution. The Minister may, in connection with this, lay down rules on access to complain about these authorities or institutions ' decisions, including whether to appeal cannot be brought before another administrative authority, and whether the authority or institution's access to resume a case after the complaint has been lodged.

§ 11. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries or the Minister authorizes it, have at any time against proper identification without court order access to public and private property, sites, business books, papers, etc., including material that is stored in electronic form, in order to provide information necessary to use for solution of tasks in accordance with this law, the rules laid down pursuant to the law or regulations of the European Community regulations on matters covered by this law.

(2). The police shall provide, where necessary, assistance for the implementation of the checks referred to in paragraph 1. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries by agreement with the Minister of Justice may lay down detailed rules on the subject.

(3). The who is governed by the rules laid down in this law, the rules laid down pursuant to this Act or the regulations of the European Community regulations on matters covered by this law, shall, at the request of the Minister for food, agriculture and fisheries or the Minister authorizes it, provide all information, including on financial and accounting matters, as required by the control implementation , as well as free of charge provide the Minister or the Minister authorizes it, the necessary assistance for testing, sampling, copying and delivery of written documents and printouts of the information, which is stored in electronic form.

(4). The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries or the Minister authorizes it, may take samples for examination without having to pay the payment for it.

§ 12. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries can lay down rules about disclosure with naming names of results on the basis of supervision and inspection carried out pursuant to law or regulations issued pursuant to the law or regulations of the European Community. The Minister may lay down rules about including that the complaint has no suspensive effect on publication.

(2). The Minister may lay down rules on the form and extent of disclosure, including, that publication could be done electronically. The Minister may determine that certain results not to be published.

(3). The Minister may decide that publication should be done on the basis of one of the Minister created a computerised information system for monitoring results. The Minister may at any time, including periodic, pass both stand-alone information such as mass information from information system to an indefinite circle of recipients. Everyone has access to from information system to obtain information, which either have been published or to be published. Access includes both the standalone information as a lot of information.

Chapter 3

Criminal provisions

§ 13. Unless a higher penalty is inflicted for other legislation, is punishable by a fine, the
1) violates any prohibition or fails to comply with an injunction issued under section 5, paragraph 1, or article 6, or

2) fails to submit information or providing assistance available pursuant to section 11, paragraph 3.





(2). In regulations issued under this law, may be fixed penalty of fines for violation of the provisions in the rules. In addition, rules can be fixed penalty of fines for violation of the provisions in the rules of the European Community on matters covered by this law.

(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

§ 14. Deemed a violation not to would result in higher penalty than fines, can the Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries indicate that the case can be settled without judicial proceedings, if the person who committed the offence, pleads guilty in the infringement and declare their readiness to within a specified time limit may be extended upon request, to pay a fine specified in the manifestation.

(2). With regard to the indication referred to in paragraph 1, the provisions of the code of civil procedure concerning the requirements for the contents of an indictment and that a term is not obliged to give an opinion, mutatis mutandis.

(3). Paid the fine in a timely manner or will be adopted and recovered or served, lapses further prosecution.

Chapter 4

Date of entry into force provisions

§ 15. The Minister of food, agriculture and fisheries shall fix the time of the entry into force of the Act. 1)

(2). By the date of entry into force of the Act be repealed the Act on fertilizers and soil improvers, etc, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 853 of 25. September 1996.

(3). Rules laid down in accordance with the law referred to in paragraph 2 shall remain in force until they are repealed or replaced by new rules laid down pursuant to this Act. Violations are punishable in accordance with the existing rules.

§ 16. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland but may by Royal Decree be totally or partially into force for Greenland of the deviations, the special Greenlandic conditions warrant.




Act No. 1336 of 19. December 2008 § 51 relates to section 9, paragraph 3 of the law on fertilisers and soil improvers, etc. Act enters into force 1. January 2009, see. section 167. The law is a consequence of the law on the recovery of debt to the public, and entails waiver of provisions for recovery in the specific legislation.

Ministry of food, agriculture and fisheries, the 12. March 2009 Eva Kjer Hansen/Dorthe Nielsen Official notes 1) Act entered into force on 1 January. September 2008, see. Executive Order No. 854 of 27. August 2008.