Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
WTO Country
Agency Responsible
Agriculture and Food Agency (AFA) Council of Agriculture 8, Kuang-Hua Road, Chung-Hsing New Village Nantou 54044, Taiwan TEL: (886-49) 2332-380 ext 2429 FAX: (886-49) 234-1092 E-mail: hsiuhui@mail.afa.gov.tw
Notified Document Details
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Draft of Regulations Governing Imported Organic Agricultural Product Review and Inspection Management</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Organic agricultural products</p>
Description of Content

With a view to implementing Article 17 of the Organic Agriculture Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act), regarding the development of review procedures, data retention and other related management matters for imported organic agricultural products, the Council of Agriculture is proposing the Draft of Regulations Governing Imported Organic Agricultural Product Review and Inspection Management. Below is a summary of the draft:
1. To specify the scope of organic agricultural products covered, the procedures for application and review, the documents to be submitted and other related administrative processes (Articles 2-6);
2. To specify the information to be stated in the approval documents and conditions that applications are rejected (Articles 7-8);
To identify matters to be observed (including confidentiality) by the competent authority in performing supervisory activities under the Act (Articles 5-6);
4. To specify the duration of period of records and files to be maintained by importers (Article 9); and
5. To specify the processes that can be commissioned to affiliated agencies by the central competent authority (Article 11).


Relevant Documents
  • Organic Agriculture Promotion Act
Proposed Date of Entry Into Force
Final Date of Comments
Contact Details
WTO/TBT Enquiry Point Bureau of Standards, Metrology and Inspection Ministry of Economic Affairs No.4, Sec. 1, Jinan Rd. Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan Tel: +(886 2) 2343-1813 Fax: +(886 2) 2343-1804 E-mail: tbtenq@bsmi.gov.tw
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