Type of Notification
regular notification
Date of Distribution
2019.01.07
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 the Labeling and Marks Management of Organic Agricultural Products and Agricultural Products in Conversion to Organic Farming</p>
ICS Code
Covered Products
<p style="margin:2px !important;">Organic agricultural products</p>
Description of Content

With a view to implementing Articles 17, 19 and 20 of the Organic Agriculture Promotion Act (hereinafter referred to as the Act), regarding the marking, labelling, display and other matters of organic agricultural products, agricultural products in conversion to organic farming and imported organic agricultural products, the Council of Agriculture is proposing the Draft of Regulations Governing the Labeling and Marks Management of Organic Agricultural Products and Agricultural Products in Conversion to Organic Farming. Below is a summary of the draft:
1. To specify the methods of marking the names of raw materias, place of origin (country) and the name of certification body on the containers and packaging of organic agricultural products and agricultural products in conversion to organic farmings (Articles 2-4);
2. To specify the conditions of use, specification, diagram, period of use, dimensions and printing method for organic agricultural product marks (Articles 5-9);
3. 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 methods of transmitting information for certification bodies and competent authorities of local government regarding the management of organic agricultural products marks (Article 10); and
5. To specify the transitional arrangements for old organic agricultural product marks (Article 11).

Relevant Documents
  • Organic Agriculture Promotion Act
Proposed Date of Entry Into Force
2019.05.30
Final Date of Comments
2019.03.08
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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