Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

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New Table Olives Packing Rules in the Offing

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department has announced in Government Gazette 38675 that it intends publishing new Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Table Olives Intended for Sale in South Africa.

The proposed new rules have been drawn up in terms of the Agricultural Product Standards Act of 1990.

Draft Performing Animals Protection Regulations Drawn Up

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department seeks comment on draft performing animals protection regulations.

The Performing Animals Protection Amendment Bill was tabled in parliament in March 2015.

Farm Feed Registration Fees Adjusted

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

The agriculture, forestry and fisheries department has revised fees payable to it in terms of the Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act for services, goods and supplies provided.

Amendments to the Regulations Relating to the Registration of Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies, Stock Remedies, Sterilizing Plants and Pest Control Operators, Appeals and Imports were published in Notice 285 in Government Gazette 38656.

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