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Resolution No. 440/98 of July 22, 1998 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:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:August 12, 1998
Date of Text (Issued):July 22, 1998
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 of trade names and certificates of origin of a formulated product for the registration process [Chapter 5 (I(3& 4)]; the notification of the patent certificate during the registration process of differentiated-treatment products [Chapter 8 (I(c)]; the maintenance of records for trademarks of technical grade active substances [Chapter 9 (7.2.a) & (8a)]; and the notification of the patent certificate for active substances and plant protection products to the National Health and Agri-Food Quality Service (SENASA) by the holders of a registration certificate, as specified in Articles 1 to 3 of Annex II on the procedures in relation to Article 8 of the Law No. 24.766 on Confidential Information.

Chapter 2 of the Resolution provides, among others, that 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 the technical and scientific information provided for the registration of phytosanitary products, in accordance with Articles 1, 3 and 7 of the Law No. 24.766 on Confidential Information.

Article 5 of the Resolution stipulates that it shall take effect on the day following its publication in the Official Gazette. The Resolution was published in the Official Gazette on August 11, 1998 (B.O. 11/08/98), and came into force the following day.
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Resolución N° 440/98 de 22 de julio de 1998 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° 440/98 de 22 de julio de 1998 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) [575 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:AR036

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