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Prohibition on Importation, Sale and Use of Glyphosate

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Requête - P.2019/87 (Deputy De Lisle and 6 other Members)

THESE PREMISES CONSIDERED, YOUR PETITIONERS humbly pray that the States may be pleased to resolve:

1. To direct the Committee for Employment & Social Security, in exercising their powers under Regulation 11(8) of the Control of Poisonous Substances (Guernsey) Regulations, 2014, as amended, to revoke all existing approvals of plant protection products (pesticides) containing the active substance Glyphosate (CAS No. 1071-83-6, EU No. 213-997-4), including importation and sale to professional users and the public by 31 March 2020, and final use by professional users by 31 December 2020.

2. To recommend that the Committee for Employment & Social Security should consider granting licensed approval for Glyphosate for the use by professional users for the control of noxious weeds in Guernsey.

3. To direct the Committee for Employment & Social Security to review any licensed approvals for the use of Glyphosate for noxious weeds control by the end of 2022.

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Prohibition on importation, sale and use of Glyphosate

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