The Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (First Amendment) Order, 2020

Jan 27, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


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The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on January 24, 2020, has published the Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (First Amendment) Order, 2020 to further amend the Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003.

The amendments are made in Schedule VI of the Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003, against serial no. 604, in column (2) related to ‘Sesamum seeds (grains) for consumption’, new entries related to “Sesamum indicum (Sesamum)(NonGMO)- seeds for consumption- Brazil- must be free from quarantine weed seeds and soil contamination” has been inserted after item (vii).

This Order shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette that is January 27, 2020.

[Notification No. S.O. 352(E)]


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