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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 467 Riga, 30 June 2008 (pr. 44. § 7) invasive plants species control rules Issued under the plant protection act article 17 i. General provisions 1 the questions determines: 1.1. invasive species of plant from spreading;
1.2. the procedures of invasive plant species is included in list of invasive plant species;
1.3. the arrangements made for monitoring of invasive plant species, the national monitoring and control;
1.4. the order in which the public authorities provide information on the prevalence of invasive plant species to other land use target groups, and the information content;
1.5. national institutions that the State border controls the importation of invasive plant species;
1.6. procedures carried out invasive plant species distribution in containment measures.
II. Plant species include invasive plant species list 2. Plant species include invasive plant species list if State plant protection service (hereinafter service) the risk analysis carried out in this plant species in Latvia recognised as invasive and is included in any of the following European and Mediterranean plant protection organization (hereinafter referred to as the Organization): 2.1 list of plant species, which represent a potential invasion risk of the Member States of the Organization;
2.2. plant species need to be controlled in the Member States of the Organization;
2.3. plant species for control in the Member States of the Organization shall take appropriate measures.
3. the national agency "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Agency and the other national regulatory authorities shall, on request, provide the services at their disposal the information about Latvian nature not of characteristic plant species distribution and information necessary for the plant species of risk analysis.
4. in the case of plant species not included in the list of organisations, Scientific Authority submitted a proposal for the Latvian authorities to nature not of characteristic plant species recognition of invasive plant species, including: 4.1 information regarding plant species locations in Latvia and its prevalence;
4.2. the sectoral biotisko and abiotisko factors, characteristics and biometric methods proven to impact significance;
4.3 possible invasive species characteristics and reasons of invaditāt, based on observation.
5. Service driven these rules referred to in paragraph 4, the plant species included in the list of organizations in accordance with the standards of the Organization (in electronic form can be found in the national plant protection service website on the internet).
6. The provisions referred to in paragraph 2 of the risk analysis carried out in accordance with the service organization or the food and Agriculture Organization of phytosanitary measures.
7. plant species are recognised as invasive in Latvia if it: 7.1. reduces biodiversity (environmental assessment);
7.2. generating economic losses;
7.3. the harm to human health;
7.4. impair the quality of the resource recreation.
III. Invasive species monitoring, supervision and control of the country 8. Identifying invasive plant species distribution, service, using a global positioning system receiver (receiver), the spread of invasive plant species in the monitoring of agricultural land.
9. the home page of the internet provides the following information about invasive plant species spread: 9.1 a person (name of the legal person or physical person's name);
9.2. with invasive plant species of infested land Office;
9.3. invasive plant species in contaminated area (in hectares);
9.4. invasive plant species in infested areas cartographic illustration.
10. This provision of the information referred to in paragraph 9 of the service homepage renewed each year until 1 November.
11. national regulatory authorities shall provide the following information about a service's invasive plant species spread into other land use objectives: 11.1. invasive plant species in contaminated land unit location, indicating address and, if possible, land cadastre unit number, national road title, index, piketāž or with the receiver in certain coordinates;
11.2. invasive plant species in contaminated area (in hectares);
11.3. invasive plant species in contaminated land a copy of the plan with invasive plant species in contaminated area.
12. the cooperation agreement concluded on these terms referred to in paragraph 11, the content and form of information with the national regulatory authorities, which are with the invasive plant species of infested land legal possessor.
13. The land owner or legal possessor (hereinafter person), where the ground is invasive plant species, in accordance with the laws and regulations of a particular invasive plant species and methods of control measures carried out in the plant species from spreading.
14. Invasive plant species may not be imported from European Union countries and non-Member States of the European Union (hereinafter third countries) and to market, store, reproduce, grow or supply free or for a fee, except the provisions referred to in point 16.
15. the introduction of invasive plant species from third countries controlled by the food and veterinary service of sanitary border inspection.
16. Invasive plant species may be imported or grown for scientific research purposes, if a person has received the authorisation of the service.
17. Invasive plant species maintain or grow so that the plants are not outside or place of residence.
18. for the provisions referred to in paragraph 16, the person whose scientific research purposes wants to grow or imported from third countries, of invasive plant species in the application submitted to the Department. The application specifies the following information: 18.1. a person wishing to import or grow invasive plant species (legal name, registration number and registered office of the commercial register or the physical person's name, social security number and home address);
18.2. invasive plant species;
18.3. the aim of the research;
18.4. study duration;
18.5. studies (invasive plant species growing on site);
18.6. the measures limiting the invasive plant species to the maintenance of the site.
19. assess the application and service, if the person has not provided all these terms the information referred to in paragraph 18, requesting the missing information to submit within 30 days.
20. the service within 30 days after receiving the application, issue permits for the importation of invasive plant species or cultivation if: all this rule 20.1. the documents referred to in paragraph 18;
20.2. the ability of invasive plant species to maintain or grow so that the plants are not outside or place of residence.
The Prime Minister's site-traffic Minister a. shlesers Minister of Agriculture m. Roze Editorial Note: rules shall enter into force on July 3, 2008.
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