Agriculture, Forests and Fisheries

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Comment Called on Draft Protection of Geographical Indications Regulations

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

A second round of comments on proposed regulations relating to the protection of geographical indications (GIs) used on agricultural products intended for sale in South Africa has been invited.

The proposed new regulations, drawn up in terms of the Agricultural Product Standards Act, were first made available for public comments on 12 February 2016.

Statutory Levy for Fruit Fly Control in Place

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

A statutory levy and determination of a differentiated levy on planted hectares for funding of an integrated area wide fruit fly control programme in specified production areas is in place.

The statutory levy was published in Notice 1143 in Government Gazette 40294.

Agricultural Produce Agents Council Seeks Members

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Nominees have been invited for appointment to the Agricultural Produce Agents Council.

Notice 1152 in Government Gazette 40295 indicated that the new deadline for nominations is 30 September 2016 and not 5 August 2016 as previously stated in Notice 1015 in Gazette 40279.

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