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Resolution No. 350/99 of August 30, 1999 of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (SAGPyA), approving the Manual of Procedures, Criteria and Scope for the Registration of Phytosanitary Products in the Republic of Argentina

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Year of current version:1999
Date of entry into force of original text:August 17, 1999
Date of Text (Issued):August 30, 1999
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:IP Regulatory Body, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The Resolution No. 350/99 has been issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (SAGPyA, Spanish acronym), which has been now renamed as the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.

This Resolution establishes the registration requirements for the phytosanitary products in the Republic of Argentina. It contains specific provisions on the description and the submission of information of trade name [Chapters 8(I,1.3), 9(I,1.3), 16 (I, 1.3), 17(7.2.a, 8.a)]; labeling [Chapters 8(III, 5), 9(III, 5), 13(III, 8), 14(III, 6)], and certificate of origin of phytosanitary products for the registration procedure [Chapters 7(II, 6), 8(I, 1.4 & II, 3), 9(I, 1.4 & II, 3), 12(II, b), 13(II, c), 14(II, c), 16(I, 1.4)]; the registration of a new trademark for a formulated product already registered (Chapter 10); and the presentation of the patent certificate during the registration process of the technical grade of new chemical or biochemical active substances [Chapter 6 (I(c)], and during the registration process of new molecules [Chapter 16 (c)].

Chapter 2 of the Resolution provides, among others, that in accordance with Articles 1, 3 and 7 of the Law No. 24. 766 on Confidential Information, the National Health and Agri-Food Quality Service (SENANA) is bound by the duty of confidentiality not to disclose or use confidential information relating to technical and scientific information, manufacturing, industrial and commercial secrets that are provided for the registration of phytosanitary products.

Article 2 of the Civil Code stipulates: “Laws shall not be binding until after their publication, and as of the stated day. If no day is stated, they shall become binding eight days after their publication.”
This Resolution was published in the Official Gazette on September 08, 1999 (B.O. 08/09/1999), with no specific date of entry into force; based on Article 2 of the Civil Code it entered into force eight days after its publication.
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Resolución N° 350/99 de 30 de agosto de 1999 del Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGPyA) que aprueba el Manual de Procedimientos, Criterios y Alcances para el Registro de Productos Fitosanitarios en la República Argentina Resolución N° 350/99 de 30 de agosto de 1999 del Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGPyA) que aprueba el Manual de Procedimientos, Criterios y Alcances para el Registro de Productos Fitosanitarios en la República Argentina, Complete document (pdf) [388 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AR035

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