Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law Japan 2007

Name of policy Agricultural Chemicals Regulation Law
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country Japan
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective Mitigation
Type of policy instrument
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Sectoral standards
    • Other mandatory requirements
    Sector name
    • Agriculture and forestry
      Policy description "The purpose of this Law is to improve the quality of agricultural chemicals and to ensure their safe and proper use by introducing an agricultural chemical registration system to regulate their sale and use, thus contributing to the conservation of our living environment as well as the protection of human health and stable agricultural production."
      Policy type
      • Changing activity
      • Non-energy2
      Policy stringency
      Implementation state Implemented
      Date of decision 2007
      Start date of implementation
      End date of implementation
      High impact
      Impact indicator


      Source or references http://www.env.go.jp/en/chemi/pops/Appendix/05-Laws/agri-chem-laws.pdf
      Supports policies
      Is supported by policies
      Comments (background and assessment) Linked to policy instrument
      Status Final

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