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Regulations About the National Action Plan

Laws govern the approval, distribution and application of plant protection products and their residues and disposal. In this respect, EU-regulations and EU-directives have a significant influence. EU-regulations are directly applicable in Germany, while EU-directives require the transformation into national regulations.

European Regulations

A comprehensive overview of the current European legislation and other legal provisions concerning plant protection and plant protection products is available on the website of the European Commission.

Website of the European Commission

The first comprehensive legal framework regarding plant protection in Germany dates from the first half of the past century. The initial fundamental regulation was the "Act on the Protection of Agricultural Crops".

National Regulations