Legislation – plant health regulations

Production sites and imported or marketed plants must be free of the harmful plant diseases and pests defined under EU and national plant health legislation. Inspections and prevention measures carried out to prevent the spread of harmful organisms are also based on regulations. Key plant health regulations are listed on this page.

National legislation

National plant health regulations are available on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (in Finnish)

  • Act on Protecting Plant Health 702/2003
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Protecting Plant Health, 17/08 with amendments
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Controlling Bacterial Ring Rot in Potato 38/07
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Controlling the Harmful Organism Ralstonia solanacearum 44/07
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on Controlling Potato Root Eelworm 7/10
  • Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on the Terms and Conditions for transporting pests and their host plants, with amendments 13/96

EU legislation

  EU plant health legislation  

 

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