Draft Banning of Insecticides Order, 2020

May 20, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Ministry of Agriculture and Family Welfare on May 14, 2020 has issued the draft Banning of Insecticides Order, 2020. The draft Order prohibits list of insecticides from import, manufacture, sale, transport, distribute and no person shall use the prohibited insecticides.

The Registration Committee shall call back the certificate of registration granted for the insecticides and in case any person who holds the certificate of registration fails to return the certificate to the Registration Committee within a period of 3 months, an action will be taken against that person. Thus, the certificate of registration for the insecticides shall be deemed to be cancelled from the date of publication of this order.

The Ministry invites objection or suggestion on the said draft Order within 45 days from the date on which the copies of the Order are made available to the public. The objection or suggestion, if any, may be forwarded to the Joint Secretary (Plant Protection), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi-110 001.

[Notification No. S.O. 1512(E)]


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