The Law On The Supervision Of Organic Production

Original Language Title: Laki luonnonmukaisen tuotannon valvonnasta

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In accordance with the decision of the Parliament, provides for: the scope of application of the provisions of section 1 of Chapter 1 of this Act shall be the following organic production and labelling of organic products to the European Union's monitoring of compliance with the provisions relating to the implementation of the regulations and, in so far as they do not provide for the rest of the law: 1) on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2377/90 repealing Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 834/2007 (Council Regulation);
2) on organic production and labelling of organic products on the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 834/2007 laying down detailed rules for the application of organic production, labelling and control of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 889/2008 (reformed as we speak);
3 Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003) 834/2007 laying down detailed rules for the application of the organic products imported from third countries in respect of the arrangements for the import of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 1235/2008 (import regulation);
4) verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules concerning the residue of the European Parliament and of the Council Regulation (EC) No 1782/2003 Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 (control regulation).
The provisions of this law in the European Union or the Member States of the European Union, also applies to the European economic area and the countries.

the ratio of the rest of the article 2 of the law of organically-produced feed, food, alcoholic drinks, spirits, sowing seed or planting material to market surveillance applies to food law (23/2006), feed (86/2008), alcohol (1143/1994), the seed trade law (728/2000) and planting material of the law (12/1994).

Definitions for the purposes of paragraph 3 of This law: 1) organically produced products, agricultural products, animal feed, food, alcoholic drinks and spirits, in respect of the marketing of the label to the organic production method, in accordance with the Council regulation methods;
2) agricultural products, agricultural products, including products of aquaculture and seaweeds;
3) operator means any natural or legal person, as defined in article 2 (d) of the Council regulation;
4) food food the food referred to in paragraph 1;
5) feedingstuffs: mixtures of feed law, section 5 of the feed referred to in paragraph 1;
6) aquaculture Council Regulation referred to in article 2 (g) aquaculture;
7) alcohol by drinking alcohol, the first subparagraph of article 3(2) of the law referred to in paragraph 1, the alcoholic drink;
8) vodka graved beef with violence alcohol law first subparagraph of article 3(2) of the spirits referred to in paragraph 4;
9) document described by the implementing regulation referred to in article 68 of the document clearing;
importation of imports from the rest of the 10) as a Member State of the European Union;
maastaviennillä exports to the rest of the 11) as a Member State of the European Union.
Chapter 2 section 4 of the Control authorities and the control of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry of organic products, and the monitoring and control of organic production the design of general control belongs to the Ministry of agriculture and forestry.

section 5: food safety food safety plans, directs, and develops a national organic farming and organic products and their control of the import and export.
Food safety controls: 1) organically produced agricultural products, packaging, storage and wholesale trade;
2) for food and feed produced by the organic production method of the manufacture, storage and wholesale trade, valmistuttamista;
3 seed for sowing and planting) of organically-produced material, packaging, storage, wholesale trade and marketing; as well as 4) traders who import or export products obtained by the organic production method.
Food safety is 1 of the competent authority referred to in the said legislation, unless otherwise provided for below. Food safety is also responsible for the exchange of information under the implementing regulation, as well as the declarations of the other Member States of the European Union and the Commission.

section 6 of the economic development, transport and the environment, transport and the Environment Agency monitors: 1) the production of organically produced agricultural products and marketing at the retail stage; and 2 the on-farm processing of agricultural products), complementing the own manufacture to low.
For economic development, transport and the Environment Agency works in the implementing regulation referred to in paragraph 2 and 3 of article 36 as the competent authority regarding the transition process, as well as plant production, the competent authority for the purposes of article 40 regarding the parallel production. In addition, economic development, transport and the Environment Agency is the competent authority to the implementing regulation in accordance with article 47 (a) and (b) in the event of an emergency.

section 7 of the health and social sector for the authorisation and supervision of the Office of Social Affairs and health, the Agency will monitor the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products in the field of organic production of alcoholic drinks and spirits, valmistuttamista, storage, marketing and wholesale trade. The Agency monitors the obligation laid down in article 5 (2) by way of derogation from the percentage of organically-produced alcoholic beverages and spirits import and export traders.

section 8 of the Customs the customs controls of organically-produced agricultural products, foodstuffs, feedingstuffs, drinking alcohol and spirits importation as provided for in the Council regulation and the law.
The Customs shall decide in accordance with article 15 of the regulation, the import of organic production, the Elimination of the references on the labelling of imported organic products, ads, and on the accompanying documents, where the products do not comply with this law or in article 1 of the said requirements laid down in the European Union legislation.

Article 9 of the implementing regulation shall be drawn up in the Finnish food safety authority Control plans referred to in article 92 (f) the multiannual national control plan, which describes the structures and systems relating to the control of organic farming organizations, as well as control of the strategic objectives, priorities and the overall organization.
In addition to the food safety authority of the multi-annual national control plan must be drawn up on an annual plan for economic development, transport and the Environment Agency and to arrange for his control. The annual audit plan must be set to the contents of the controls as well as risk assessment and the control of items in the plan evaluation criteria.
In the field of Social Affairs and health for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency shall be drawn up on the checks referred to in article 7 of the annual plan referred to in paragraph 2.

assessment of the food safety agency is a systematic control of section 10 carry out or have carried out an assessment of the overall implementation of the purposes of supervision in accordance with the annual audit plans, as well as to monitor compliance with the monitoring plans.

the publication of the results of the monitoring of article 11 of the food safety agency will publish the results of the monitoring. Article 14 referred to in confidential information must not be published. In addition to the Finnish Food Safety Authority Evira has published the results of the evaluation of the control.
More detailed provisions on the publication of the results of supervision may be provided by a regulation of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry.

Article 12 of the Authorized Inspector food safety and for economic development, transport and the Environment Agency can use the operators and the supervision of the aid agency for the control of organic products to the task of writing the swearing-in of inspectors. Authorized inspectors to make inspections necessary for the control of the authorities. A qualified auditor shall apply to the provisions relating to criminal responsibility in carrying out the tasks referred to in this Act of his. Liability and compensation provided for in the law of damages (412/1974).
Authorized inspector shall have the control of the area, which are authorised to carry out audits relating to the required expertise and competence. Authorised inspector shall if so required by the operator to submit a written report to the authorisation, indicating what area of the control of his powers.
The food safety agency and for economic development, transport and the Environment Agency is to monitor the activities of authorized inspectors. Decisions of the audit audits administrative mandate given by the supervisory authority.

section 13 of the control and the right of access referred to in this law enforcement authorities and authorized inspectors shall have the right to this law and the provisions adopted in the implementation of the Council regulation, as well as their implementation and the monitoring of compliance with the inspections for the purpose of reaching the part of the European and other areas of production, warehouse and other buildings and means of transport, as well as to inspect the records of the operator, carry out inspections and take charge for samples.
In the premises of the Pysyväisluonteiseen housing inspection may be carried out only by the supervisory authority.
Supervisory authorities and authorized inspectors shall have the right, without prejudice to the confidentiality of the information, to get in the Act for the inspection and control within the meaning of the information and documents required from the operator.

section 14 of the confidentiality of the information in addition to what the Act on the openness of government activities (621/1999), notwithstanding the provisions on secrecy, under the supervision of the information obtained may be disclosed to:
1) from 5 to 8 of this Act to the authorities referred to in articles of this law and article 1 of the said the performance of the tasks laid down by the law of the European Union;
2 the results of the inspections carried out and the Agency for rural areas) of the implementing regulation, to the extent required by article 92, paragraph 6;
3) the Prosecutor, the police and customs authorities in the investigation of crimes;
4) Food Act the supervisory authorities referred to in the organic food market for the purposes of supervision.

the assistance of the police, section 15, of the obligation to give assistance provided for in the Police Act (872/2011), Chapter 9, section 1.
Customs can give the supervisory authority or the assistance of this law or in article 1 of the latter in order to carry out the inspection as referred to in the legislation of the European Union.

section 16 of the inspection of the European Union, and the right of access provided for in article 13 of the Finnish authority inspection and access to information law, also applies to the European Union inspectors. The European Union, in cooperation with the inspectors in carrying out inspections Act enforcement.

section 17 of the Council Regulation Control Authority identification number in accordance with paragraph 10 of article 27 of the enforcement identification numbers, provides for the regulation of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry.
Chapter 3, section 18 of the organic farming control system the control system of organic production Operator Registration must be done before the placing on the market of organic products, on the accession of the relevant notification to the control system to the supervisory authority. The information provided in the notice must be in accordance with the implementing regulation, article 63 (3).
The players, which are not in accordance with article 28, paragraph 2 of the Council regulation, the need to sign up for the organic control system, can be used to provide more detail in Decree of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry.

connecting to the control system and article 19 of the registration to the operator, which has been checked for the first time and complying with the regulations made pursuant to the Council regulation and its conditions of the legislation of the European Union, is to provide documentary evidence of the relevant supervisory authority. After the adoption of the document report to the operator shall be accompanied by a system of monitoring by the operator in the register of organic farming.
Operator or any action that does not meet the conditions referred to in subparagraph (1), and that cannot be connected to the control system, is the supervisory authority concerned, be the subject of a separate decision.

section 20 Notices of any changes in the operation of the implementing regulation, in accordance with article 64 of the operator shall inform the supervisory authority concerned of the action. The supervisory authority concerned shall assess whether the change in the behavior of the new control.

section 21 of the operator in the control of the supervisory authority concerned shall be attached to the control system in accordance with the annual audit plan, the operator controls.
After the inspection, the operator shall provide documentary evidence, if the action of this law and article 1 of the said conditions of the legislation of the European Union. Activity or product that does not meet the requirements of, it is the task of the supervisory authority concerned, the subject of a separate decision.

section 22 of the resignation of the control system applicable to the operator who wants to separate the organic farming control system, shall be submitted to the relevant written notification to the relevant supervisory authority. The decision to remove the operator control system makes the relevant supervisory authority.
Referred to in article 23, the controller will remove the operator from the register of organic farming on the information no later than five years after the date on which the operator has been removed from the control of the system.

pursuant to article 23 of the Registrar a register of organic farming to keep food safety. The responsibility of the controller provides for the administration of the information system of the rural economic development Act (284/2008) 5. In addition, economic development, transport and the environment agencies have the right to access and update the data in this article 6, to the extent required by their duties laid down in.
Article 7 of this law as regards the tasks referred to in the controller, however, is in the field of Social Affairs and health for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency. The register is kept in accordance with article 44 of the law on alcohol.

section 24 shall be entered in the register of organic farming, organic farming, the production of the register with the following information: 1 the name of the property of the operator ID,) the status of the ID and the ID of the business and the community, as well as other contact information;
2) production locations and units, in which the activity is carried out;
3) for what kind of activities and products in question;
as regards agricultural production areas, 4) base and the growth of the blocks and their size as well as the transitional phase and its duration;
5) organic and conventional, the number of animals at the time of the inspection, and the seasonal nature of its potential;
6) the date on which the action is attached to the control system;
7) the date on which the check has been carried out, as well as the identification of the Inspector;
8) operator of documentary evidence, the date and duration of the mission;
9 Article 1 of this law or of the operator) the authorisations granted under the legislation of the European Union and their duration;
10 article 1 of this law or of the operator): the European Union's failure to comply with the provisions adopted pursuant to the law of penalties and their follow-up, as well as other supervisory authority in recent years, is focussed on the comments and letters, as well as by their follow-up; and 11) other information necessary for the supervision, which do not contain any of the personal data Act (523/1999) as referred to in article 11 of the sensitive information.
, Shall apply to the processing of personal data the personal data Act and the Act on the openness of government activities.

section 25 of the propagating material of which a register of the registry of the food safety agency to keep propagating material of the species and varieties, with seed and seed potatoes produced by the organic production method of propagating material is available, as provided for in article 56 of the implementing regulation 48-. In accordance with the same procedures in the case of propagating material of a record to be kept of the other.
The food safety authority of the registry on a regular basis to update the material on the basis of the information received from your vendor of propagating material.

section 26 of the documentary evidence of the food safety agency will publish a report on the release of an updated document of the operator. The case of operators referred to in article 7 of the document, however, the report published in health care and social services for the authorisation and supervision of the Agency.
Chapter 4, section 27 of the organic production, in some cases, keeping connected with a small cattle farm, transport and the environment agency may grant, in accordance with the implementing regulation, article 39 to keep cattle tethered to the total number of cattle on the farm, which is equivalent to a maximum of 30 animal units. Connected to the cattle to be held must be milk or in the production of suckler cows.
Animal units of the calculation can be used to provide more detail in Decree of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry.

section 28 of the non-use of propagating material produced by the organic production method for economic development, transport and the environment agency with the permission of the operator can be used to change the seed and seed potatoes produced by the organic production method. The authorisation should be granted subject to the conditions of article 45, paragraph 5 of the implementing regulation. Permission must be sought for each growth period, no later than 1 May. For economic development, transport and the Environment Agency is to be dealt with on the after the deadline, the subject of an application for authorization, in the case of the new farmer or if it is a weighty reason.
Analysis of the seed and seed potatoes produced by the organic production method per year access in Finland, the Agency may publish a list of species and varieties, which are not eligible for authorisation as referred to in subparagraph (1).
Other than in the case of propagating material referred to in subparagraph (1) shall be subject to the procedures laid down in articles 1 and 2.
The food safety authority of the implementing regulation may be granted a general authorization referred to in paragraph 8 of article 45 the rest of the seed and propagating material other than seed potatoes. The authorisation shall be granted only on condition that the implementing regulation, article 45 (5) (a) or (c), the conditions have been met.

section 29 of the food safety agency may, on application by the private production condition to accept the Council's regulation of the animal species as referred to in article 42, the production of the micro-algae in the water plant, or private. You can leave the application, a registered association, or any other entity of a species of animal, plant or micro-algae in the water concerned, in the light of the detailed production rules are not laid down toimeenpanoasetuksessa. The applicant must demonstrate that the condition for which the approval is requested, complies with the principles laid down in the Council regulation and toimeenpanoasetuksessa and requirements. Approved in accordance with this Act for the private production condition monitoring control system.
The food safety authority may revoke the acceptance of a condition of the private production, if it no longer fulfils the conditions for approval.
The implementing regulation, as referred to in article 95 pet food as regards the conditions of private production and (2) shall apply.

section 30 of the implementing regulation, article 36 of the transition the shortening of the food safety agency may, in the cases provided for in paragraph 4 shall decide to shorten the length of the conversion period on plant production. The food safety agency must notify its decision to the other Member States of the European Union and the Commission.

the provisions of article 31 of the more detailed
The regulation of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry can provide more detailed provisions relating to the production, processing, labelling, marketing, export, import, transport, storage, processing, and in so far as article 1 of the implementation of the legislation of the European Union.
In addition, the regulation of the Ministry of agriculture and forestry may be used, where appropriate, to provide more accurate article 1 the provisions of the said law of the European Union and the Member States to decide on the technical details and facts.
Chapter 5 of the Administrative coercive measures and sanctions, the provisions of article 32, and article 1 of This law and the prohibitions: the provisions of the legislation of the European Union are based on the provisions on Prohibitions and to decide on the relevant supervisory authority. Orders and bans is to be given the form of periodical income and they have to be withdrawn, if the defect is removed or if it is no longer a ban or an order.
The supervisory authority concerned, by way of derogation from article 1, the operator is prohibited from marketing products on the label or in advertising, with a reference to the organic production method for a period of two years, not more than, in the case referred to in paragraph 1 of article 30 of the regulation of the Council or for infringement of the provisions affecting for a long time.

section 33 penalty enforcement authority may reinforce this law or in article 1 of the European Union's ban on the basis of the legislation of the order or the threat of a fine. Matters relating to the compliance with the threat of a fine, otherwise, what penalty the law (1113/1990).

34 section for infringement of the provisions concerning the organic production Which, either intentionally or of gross negligence) marketed products, where reference is made to the product, to organic production methods, within the meaning of this Act or in the exercise and article 1 in accordance with the legislation of the European Union, which is not in accordance with article 18 of the reported organic production control system 2) the obligation provided for in article 20, 3) to use the Council Regulation referred to in article 23, the terms referring to the organic production, contrary to the conditions laid down in the said article , 4) breach of section 32, subsection 2, of the prohibition of the marketing of under 5) fails to comply with article 30 of the regulation, the supervisory authority of the Council, or by decision pursuant to article 15 of the regulation, the import to remove references to the organic production method, is to be condemned, as provided by law, unless a more severe penalty in the rest of the work, a fine for breaching the provisions of the organic production rules.
The supervisory authority may leave without giving offence, esitutkintaviranomaiselle if the Act or omission is minimal.
It, which is a violation of this law or in article 1 in accordance with the legislation of the European Union under the threat of a fine or a ban may not be increased without punishment for the same Act.
Chapter 6 miscellaneous provisions article 35 article 1 of This law or of the fees to be levied in accordance with the legislation of the European Union, referred to the authority provided in the Act of payment by the State fees shall be levied in the State (150/1992) on the basis of the criteria set out in.

the fees and costs article 36 compensation in accordance with the laws of the food safety agency to perform the audit of the authorised auditor remuneration and the cost of this compensation.

37 section appeals the decision of the person who has submitted a document analysis, an adjustment may be required by the administrative law of the supervisory authority (434/2003).
Corrigendum to the decision of the supervisory authority and the rest of the requirement under this Act or in article 1 of the European Union on the basis of the legislation in the event of an appeal against a decision of the Administrative Court as administrative act (586/1996). The decision taken by the customs in the event of an appeal under this Act, as the Customs Act (1466/1994).
The decision of the administrative law, which applies to the approval of the withdrawal in the private production condition and referred to in article 32 (2) of the temporary ban on the marketing of, may be appealed to the Supreme Administrative Court. The rest of the decision may be appealed only if the Supreme Administrative Court grants leave to appeal.
If this law and article 1 of the decision of the European Union on the basis of legislation or the ban is of such a nature, that it must be implemented without any further delay, it may provide that it is subject to appeal by the appeal authority shall be complied with.

Article 38 entry into force this law shall enter into force on 1 may 2015.

Article 39 transitional provisions for application of the Finnish food safety authority prior to the entry into force of this law the inspectors authorized by the organic production control can act as agents of the Auditors referred to in article 12, without a mandate.
The operator, who shall have been approved before the entry into force of this law the organic control system, will be moved to a system of monitoring, as referred to in Chapter 3 of this Act.
Before the entry into force of this Act, the operator permits are valid for the period provided for in the. The application for accession to the control system of organic production, which has been submitted to the authority prior to the entry into force of this law, upon the entry into force of this law, in accordance with the legislation in force, and other pending issues, in accordance with this Act shall be transferred to the table.
THEY'RE 47/29/2014 2014 MmVM, EV 295/2014

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