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Legal Documents

Title Seeds Act 2045 (1988)
Legal Type Act 1
Issue Agency Ministry of Agriculture Development
Responsible Agency Ministry of Agriculture Development
Issuing Date 2017-02-07
Download English Seeds Act 2045 (1988)
Download Nepali Seeds Act 2045 (1988)

List Measures/Standards

Name Description Comment Status Measures/Standards Measure Class
License to be obtained for sale and distribution of Seeds Section 11A. License to be obtained: 11A.1 Any person or organization has to make an application in a prescribed format to the prescribed authority and obtain the license as prescribed, prior to the sale and distribution of Seeds along with the prescribed fees.11A.2 Seeds inspector shall seize such seeds if the sales and distribution of seeds has been made without taking license pursuant to Sub- section 11A.1 Comments Active measures Goods
Not notified seeds shall not be sold or distributed Section 11B. Not notified seeds shall not be sold or distributed: 11B.1 Except for the purpose of agriculture investigation, nobody may sell and distribute seeds which is not notified pursuant this Act. 11B.2 Seeds inspector shall seize such seeds if the sales and distribution of seeds has been made beyond the Notification as pursuant to Sub-section 11B.1. Comments Active measures Goods
Obtain Permit to Export or Import the Notified Seeds Section 15. To Obtain Permit to Export or Import the Notified Seeds: 15.1 Any person desiring to export or import the Notified Seeds of any Type or Variety shall have to submit an application, accompanied by the fees and the details as prescribed, to the prescribed authority for a permit to export or import the same. Comments Active measures Goods
The Government of NepalÈÃÍs powers to restrict export or import of Seeds Section 15A. Powers to restrict export or import: Government of Nepal may, by publishing a notice in the Nepal Gazette, restrict the import of the Seeds of any such specific Variety which may cause damage to or adverse impacts on the agricultural activities in Nepal or the export of the Seeds of any such specific Variety of Nepalese origin as should not be exported for any specific reason Comments Active measures Goods
Provisions on Sale and Distribution of Notified Seeds Section 13. Provisions on Sale and Distribution of Notified Seeds:13.1 Any person or organization who sells and distributes the Notified Seeds shall mention the following descriptions in the packet (pot) of the seed: 13.1.1 The Type and Variety of the Seeds,13.1.2 The minimum limit of quality standard prescribed pursuant to Section 12,13.1.3 If treatment has been done by using a chemical substance, description thereof,13.1.4 Other necessary matters as prescribed. Comments Active measures Goods