Law No 25/2016 Amending Article/38/article/act/40/26/2007 Governing Plant Quarantine

Original Language Title: القانون رقم /25/ لعام 2016 القاضي بتعديل المادة /38/ والمادة /40/ من القانون رقم /26/ لعام 2007 الناظم للحجر الصحي النباتي

Read the untranslated law here: http://parliament.gov.sy/arabic/index.php?node=201&nid=17291&RID=-1&Last=10058&First=0&CurrentPage=32&Vld=-1&Mode=&Service=-1&Loc1=&Key1=&SDate=&EDate=&Year=&Country=&Num=&Dep=-1&

Law No 25/President of the Republic based on the Constitution and approved by the NPC at its meeting on 1/3/1438, corresponding to 1/12/2016 m issued: article 1 amends article 38//number of law No 26/2007 governing plant quarantine as follows: a-punishable by a fine of $250000//for two hundred and fifty thousand pounds each of distributed or possessed or sold or offered for sale or transfer or deployment of any plant or plant or pest products Or education or useful objects or any other material imported or retained were contrary to the provisions of this law.

B-punished by a fine of $50 000//for fifty thousand pounds each of hampering artwork plant or threatened during the exercise of his functions under this Act.

C-is punishable by imprisonment from three months to six months and a fine of $50 000//000 SP both beat on any plant protection technician during the exercise of his functions under this Act.

D-is punishable by a fine of $3000/300/SP LS 300, 000 each from undisclosed plants and plant products and items subject to beneficial organisms regulations imported in Syrian Arabic Republic entry points.

E-is punishable by imprisonment from six months to one year and a fine of $75, 000//for seventy five thousand Syrian pounds gave false information to obtain documents under the provisions of this law.

And shall be punished by imprisonment from six months to three years and a fine of $150 000//for one hundred and fifty thousand SP falsifies or destroys any document issued under the provisions of this law.

G-is punishable by a fine of $100 000//SP LS 100, 000 each from following any search or check or any other procedure provided for in this law or violates the rules and regulations, instructions and decisions issued by the Ministry in accordance with the provisions of this law.

Article 2 amends article 40 of law No 26/2007/as follows: a the Ministry may reconcile the irregularities described in paragraphs/a-b-c-d-g/article/38/of this law if the violator to pay (80%) Of the prescribed offence fine art/38/of this Act before referral to the judiciary. If the offender reconciliation set forth in the same paragraph after the assignment to crack have to pay the full amount of the fine.

B-pay fines payable under the provisions of the preceding paragraph, a general State Treasury Fund based on the book by the Ministry at the request of the offender, or legal counsel.

C-stop legal proceedings against offending if reconciliation on offense.

D-specific fines under the provisions of this law as a civil compensation.

Article 3 of this law shall be published in the Official Gazette.

    Damascus on 8/3/1438 Hijri for 7/12/2016 a.d. President Bashar Al-Assad