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The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986

Year of Version:1986
Date of Text (Issued):August 29, 1986
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Other, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 make provisions for implementation of section 16 of Part III of the Food and Environment Protection Act, relating to control of pesticides.
The notification by the United Kingdom to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Regulations empower the Minister to give approval to pesticides. The Regulations include provisions protecting the disclosure of confidential information.'
Regulation 8 (“Release of Information to Public”) provides that commercial use or unauthorized publication of information contained in the evaluations of and study reports submitted on pesticides is prohibited, unless authorized in writing by the Ministers so to do.

Section 1 of these Regulations states that they come in to force on October 6, 1986, with the exception of regulations 3(3) & 4(1) which take effect on July 1, 1987, and regulation 4(5)(b)(i) on January 1, 1988.

The text of the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 is subject to Crown copyright protection (@Crown Copyright).
Available Texts: 

The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 The Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986, Complete document (pdf) [159 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:GB090


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