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Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990

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To provide for control over the sale and export of certain agricultural products, control over the sale of certain imported agricultural products; and control over other related products; and for matters connected therewith.

 

Last update: July 2021


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Latest Developments:

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Inspection Fees for processed meat products, as per Notice No. 399 of GG44799, dated 2 July 2021

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an Amendment of Standards and Requirements regarding control of the Export of Citrus Fruits, as per Notice No. 416 of GG44571, dated 14 May 2021

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an amendment to Regulations R1257 of 27 September 2019 regarding Departmental fees, as per Notice No. 359 of GG44473, dated 23 April 2021

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Fees iro South African Industry Company (SAMIC), effective 1 January 2021) as per Notice No. 617 of GG43885 dated 30 October 2020

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Regulations relating to Coffee, Chicory and Related Products intended for sale in RSA as per Notice No. 1154 of GG43856 dated 30 October 2020

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Regulations relating to Tea and Related Products intended for sale in RSA as per Notice No. 1153 of GG43856 dated 30 October 2020

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Product Control for Agricultural (Prokon) – Import Inspection Fees as per Notice No. 1087 of GG43803 dated 13 October 2020

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by notice detailing the Inspection fees for Poultry Meat, Eggs and Processed Meat Products as per Notice No. 348 of GG43474 dated 26 June 2020.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated with Regulations regarding Grading, Packing and Marking of Eggs intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. R. 345 of GG43108 dated 20 March 2020.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of Regulations relating to Grading, Packing and Marketing of Rice Kernels intended for sale in RSA as per Notice No. R44 of GG42968 dated 24 January 2020

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by amendments to the Standards and Requirements regarding the Control of the Export of Pears as per Notice No. 7 of GG42946 dated 10 January 2020.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by amendments to the Standards and Requirements regarding the Control of the Export of Apples as per Notice No. 6 of GG42946 dated 10 January 2020.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by Regulations relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Peaches and Nectarines intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. R.1512 of GG42850 dated 22 November 2019.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by Regulations relating to the Classification, Packing and Marking of Dairy Products and Imitation Dairy Products intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. R.1510 of GG42850 dated 22 November 2019.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by Regulations relating to the Protection of Geographical indications used on Agricultural Products intended for sale in the Republic of South Africa as per Notice No. R.447 of GG42324 dated 22 March 2019.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by the Prohibition regarding the Removal of Imported Regulated Agricultural Products intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa from the Specified Ports of Entry of any Other Place as Determined by the Executive Officer, Government Gazette 42739, Notice No. 1269, dated 4 October 2019.

 

Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations regarding Appeal Procedures, Government Gazette 42726, Notice No. R. 1260, dated 27 September 2019.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations regarding Departmental Fees, Government Gazette 42726, Notice No. R. 1259, dated 27 September 2019.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an amendment to the Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of Apricots  as per Notice No. 252 of GG42258 dated 1 March 2019

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an amendment to the Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of Pears  as per Notice No. 249 of GG42258 dated 1 March 2019

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been updated by the publication of an amendment to the Standards and requirements regarding control of the export of Avocados  as per Notice No. 186 of GG41581 dated 20 April 2018

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Bananas Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 40965, Notice No. 635, dated 7 July 2017.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Pineapples Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 40898, Notice No. 538, dated 9 June 2017.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Wheat Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 40828, Notice No. R. 405, dated 05 May 2017.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Table Olives Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 40014, Notice No. R. 589, dated 27 May 2016.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Prohibition Regarding the Removal of Imported Regulated Agricultural Products Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa from the Prescribed Ports of Entry, Government Gazette 40021, Notice No. 570, dated 27 May 2016.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Bread Wheat Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 39627, Notice No. R. 64, dated 29 January 2016.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Soft Wheat intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 39613, Notice No. 44, dated 22 January 2016.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Regarding Control of the Export of Animal Products, Government Gazette 38804, Notice No. R. 422, dated 22 May 2015.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Regarding the Classification and Marking of Meat Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 38431, Notice No. R. 55, dated 30 January 2015.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Regulations Relating to the Grading, Packing and Marking of Fresh Vegetables Intended for Sale in the Republic of South Africa, Government Gazette 36480, Notice No. R. 364, dated 24 May 2013.

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Act, 1998 (Act No. 63 of 1998).

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been amended by General Law Third Amendment Act, 1993 (Act No. 129 of 1993).

 

The Agricultural Product Standards Act, 1990 (Act No. 119 of 1990) has been added to the website by Government Gazette 12641, Notice No. 1621, dated 13 July 1990.