The law "On general principles and standards of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products" is adopted

The result of the voting in the Ukrainian Parliament

(07.08.2018) 

On July 10 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukrainian Parliament) adopted the law of Ukraine "On general principles and standards of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products". The law establishes the general principles of legal regulation in the field of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products. 237 people's deputies of Ukraine voted for this draft law.

"The adoption of the organic law will give an impetus to the sustainable development of organic production in Ukraine, increase the competitiveness of organic products and expand the external markets for its sale. In addition, this law is important for harmonization of the national legislation with the European standards in the field of organic production ", - the Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine for European Integration Olga Trofimtseva commented on the decision of the Parliament.

The law "On general principles and standards of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products" has already been signed by the President of Ukraine.

This law becomes operative in six months after its publication.

The date and status of the passing of the law "On general principles and standards of organic production, circulation and labeling of organic products":

  • 30.07.2018 – returned with a signature from the President;
  • 17.07.2018 – returned with the signature of the Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine;
  • 10.07.2018 – the law was adopted;
  • 19.04.2018 – the law was adopted at the first reading.

The full news are available on the website of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine

http://minagro.gov.ua/uk/node/26015