THE GOVERNMENT
 
 
No. 116/2014/ND-CP
THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
 
Hanoi, December 4, 2014
 
 
DECREE
Detailing a number of articles of the Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine
 
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to the November 25, 2013 Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine;
At the proposal of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,
The Government promulgates the Decree detailing a number of articles of  the Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine.
Chapter I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Article1. Scope of regulation
This Decree provides in detail and guides the implementation of Articles 9, 17, 21 and 35 of the Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine, on specialized plant protection and quarantine agencies; announcement of plant pest; funds for pest control; suspension from and ban on the export and import of articles subject to plant quarantine.
Article2. Subjects of application
This Decree applies to domestic and foreign organizations and individuals involved in plant protection and quarantine activities in Vietnam.\
Article3. System of specialized plant protection and quarantine agencies
The central specialized plant protection and quarantine agency under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development shall advise and assist the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in performing the state management of, and organizing the implementation of law on, prevention and control of organisms harmful to vegetation; plant quarantine and management of plant protection drugs nationwide.