Legislation for plant propagation material

Plant propagation material regulations comprise the Plant Propagation Material Act (1205/1994) and plant category specific decrees and decisions of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Certified plant production is regulated by a special decree (9/2006). Except for the decree on certified plant production, Finland’s national regulations are based on the corresponding EU regulations.

National legislation

The regulations are available on the website of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (in Finnish and Swedish).

  • Plant Propagation Material Act 1205/1994
  • Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on the production and marketing of vegetable plant propagation material 41/96
  • Decision of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on the production and marketing of fruit and berry plant propagation material 42/96
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on the production and marketing of ornamental plant propagation material (96/00)
  • Decree of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry on certified propagation and plant material 9/2006

 

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