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Collection of wild plants - SI Rules 2003

Slabe, Anamarija (2005) Collection of wild plants - SI Rules 2003. [Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91]

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Summary

SI Rules (Art. 16) have further requirements to the general provisions mentioned in the EU Regulation (Annex I A, 4); that the collection areas are accurately established, and inspection in accordance with these rules can be carried out in the designated areas. SI Rules also specify the authority to agree that the collection does not affect the stability of the natural habitat etc.; namely the Institute for Protection of Natural and Cultural heritage.

Difference

Provisions for the collection of plants in natural areas in SI Rules 2003 are more specific than in the EU Regulation 2092/91 regarding the identification and inspection of the area of collection and it is also specifying the authority to agree on harmlessness of the collection for natural habitat/species.

Justification

Additional specifications should enable a better control of collection in natural areas and prevent damage to nature.

EU Regulation

Annex I. Principles of organic production and processing > A.Plant and plant products > Collection of wild plants - Annex I A4

Item type:Organic rules - Differences between other regulations/standards and EEC No 2092/91
Subjects:Collection from the wild (plants and animals)
Country/Standard: Europe > Slovenia > Governmental regulation
Principles:Ecological principle
ID Code:454
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:20 Nov 2005
Last Modified:16 Apr 2010 13:00

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