Legal Document

Title: Law on Natural Plants
Type: Law
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Responsible Agency: Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Issuing Date: 11-04-1995

LAW OF MONGOLIA

11 April, 1995                                                                          Ulaanbaatar

LAW ON NATURAL PLANTS

Article 1. Purpose of the law

       1.1. Purpose of the law is to regulate relations of protection, use and rehabilitation of plants other than forests and cultivated plants. 

Article 7. Plant protection

        7.1. Governors of all levels shall protect plants from fires, diseases, rodents, pests and human activities at the expense of the state budget and at the expense of citizens, economic entities and organizations possessing and using land in accordance with agreements.

        7.2. In order to protect the gene pool of very rare, native or endemic plants, the State Central Administrative Body shall have a professional organization carry out the cultivation and reintroduction of plants.

        7.3. Procedures for protection and quarantine of plants against diseases, rodents, pests, chemicals and biological substances shall be established by law.

        7.4. It is prohibited to use chemicals to protect plants from diseases, rodents and pests, except with the permission of the state central administrative body in charge of nature and environment (hereinafter referred to as * the state central administrative body *).

         7.5. It is prohibited for citizens, business entities and organizations to possess land with very rare plants for purposes other than protection and rehabilitation of such plants.

        7.6. It is prohibited to cultivate foreign plants in nature without the permission of the state central administrative body.

        7.7. Restricted and sealed areas shall be used for growing foreign plants in nature.

Article 11. Use of plants for research purposes

        11.1. The state central administrative body shall issue permits to citizens, business entities and organizations to use very rare and endangered plants for research and analysis purposes.

        11.2. It is prohibited to use plants collected for research, analysis and household use as raw materials for production and to sell them to others for the purpose of earning income.

Article 17. Export of plants abroad, collection and preparation by foreign citizens

        17.1. Permission to export plants abroad shall be issued by the state central administrative body.

        17.2. It is prohibited for foreign citizens, business entities and organizations to collect and prepare natural plants for any purpose.

         17.3. It is prohibited to export perennial roots, rhizomes and tubers of plants without the permission of the state central administrative body.

         17.4. It shall be prohibited to export very rare and endangered plants and their derivatives for purposes other than research and analysis, or as a final product.

         17.5. The amount of plants to be exported for research purposes shall be determined by the Government.

 

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Name Description Status Measures/Standards Measure Class
Special Permit Requirement for export of Plants, Their Raw Materials and Non-timber Forest Products Traders wishing to export plants, their raw materials and non-timber forest products to the territory of Mongolia must obtain an export license. Active Measure Goods
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