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Country profileCabo Verde: Decree-Law No. 5/2016 regulating the production, certification, marketing, import, export and control of seeds and planting material within the national territory.

Original title: Decreto-Lei n. 5/2016 de 16 de janeiro.
Date of text: 16 January 2016.
Entry into force notes: This Decree-Law enters into force 6 months after its publication.
Source: Boletim da República, I Série, No. 3.
Type of text: Legislation

Available web site: www.legis-palop.org
Full text available (Portuguese): cvi152014.pdf

Abstract:
This Decree-Law, consisting of 9 Chapters, regulates the production, certification, marketing, import, export and control of seeds and planting material within the national territory. It provides for the national system of seeds and seedlings, licensing and registration, production, quality control, packaging and labelling, certification, marketing, services and costs, as well as on the inspection, supervision and sanctions related to this planting material.

Descriptors (Cultivated plants): planting material/seeds; classification/declassification; certification; hygiene/sanitary procedures; internal trade; international trade; standards; registration; legal proceedings/administrative proceedings; inspection; offences/penalties

FAOLEX No: LEX-FAOC152014