Page tools

National legislation

Regional Legislative Decree No. 15/2016/A defining the legal framework applicable to the first sale of fresh fish in the Azores.

This Regional Legislative Decree, consisting of 5 Chapters, defines the legal framework applicable to the first sale of fresh fish within the Azores. It applies to all national or foreign person, who are involved in the fresh fish and other marine organisms first sale, including: a)...
Portugal (Azores)
2016

Order No. 322/2015 amending Order No. 239/2012 establishing the implementing norms of the EU Regulation on designation, presentation and labelling of wine products.

This Order amends Order No. 239/2012 establishing the implementing norms of the EU Regulation on designation, presentation and labelling of wine products. Amendments establish the reference to cork in the indication of the type of seal used in wine products bottled in the country, has optional...
Portugal
2015

Decree-Law No. 175/2015 establishing potato quality standards for human consumption.

This Decree-Law, consisting of 17 articles and 2 Annexes, sets out the definitions, names, quality requirements, labelling rules and forms of packaging to be complied with potatoes for human consumption from the species Solanum tuberosum L. and its hybrids to be sold and consumed fresh, with...
Portugal
2015

Decree-Law No. 126/2015 amending Decree-Law No. 214/2003 regulating honey production.

This Decree-Law amends articles 4, 6, 9 and 10 of Decree-Law No. 214/2003 regulating honey production. Amendments deal with natural food ingredients and competent authorities entitled to issuing a honey production authorization. ...
Portugal
2015

Order No. 90/2014 establishing for the Continent the support regime to wine products.

This Order, consisting of 21 articles and 2 Annexes, establishes the assistance regime to wine and wine products for 2014. It lays down also the requirements to be satisfied for information and education regarding alcohol drinks consumption originating from wine products. It regulates the requirements to...
Portugal
2014

Order No. 342/2013 amending Regulation on designation, presentation and labelling of wine products.

This Order amends the implementing norms of the EU Regulation established by Order No. 239/2012. Amendments deal with the presentation and labelling of several wine products in order to put them on the market. ...
Portugal
2013

Decree-Law No. 150/2013 implementing EC Directive No. 2002/99/CE on sanitary measures for animal products used for human consumption.

This Decree-Law introduces in the National legislation the EU Council Directive No. 2013/20, adapting certain directives in the domain of food safety and implementing the policy on veterinary and phytosanitary issues, caused by the adhesion of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union Community. ...
Portugal
2013

Decree-Law No. 77/2013 allowing the use of spirit originated from wine in interrupting the fermentation of must destined to wine making of «Porto» and liqueur wine «Moscatel do Douro».

This Decree-Law allows the use of spirit originated from wine for interrupting the fermentation of must destined to wine making for «Porto» and liqueur wine «Moscatel do Douro» and amends Decree-Law No. 173/2009. Amendments provide for new requirements, standards and quality controls for oenological practices applicable...
Portugal
2013

Decree-Law No. 42/2013 establishing the regime applicable to all contracts for raw cow milk commercialisation.

This Decree-Law, consisting of 11 articles, establishes the regime applicable to all contracts for raw cow milk commercialisation, according to EU Parliament and Council Regulation No. 261/2012. It defines all aspects involved to the above mentioned activity and establishes the requirements to be satisfied for cow...
Portugal
2013

Order No. 282/2012 establishing the structure of the General Directorate for Food and Veterinary (DGAV).

This Order, consisting of 11 articles, establishes the structure of the General Directorate for Food and Veterinary. It establishes competencies, duties and composition of the aforementioned administration, the aim of whose is to carry out research, perform and control any activity in order to improve the...
Portugal
2012

Regional Legislative Decree No. 28/2012/A regulating the use of Genetically Modified Organisms and their derivatives.

This Regional Legislative Decree, consisting of 9 Chapters and 3 Annexes, regulates the use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and their derivatives. It prohibits, in particular to: use GMOs deliberately in the natural environment for any purpose, with the exception of putting them on the market....
Portugal (Azores)
2012

Regional Legislative Decree No. 25/2012/A amending Regional Legislative Decree No. 7/2010/A on road transport of goods.

This Regional Legislative Decree amends Regional Legislative Decree No. 7/2010/A regulating the legal regime for road transport of goods performed by third persons. Amendments deal with the requirements to obtain the license for vehicles to perform the above mentioned activity in order to guarantee food quality...
Portugal (Azores)
2012

Decree No. 31/2012 creating the General Directorate for Food and Veterinary (DGAV).

This Decree, consisting of 14 articles, creates the the General Directorate for Food and Veterinary (so called DGAV). This institution is a State Central Service and aims at defining, executing and evaluating policies on: food security, animal protection, animal health, plant and veterinary protection. ...
Portugal
2012

Order No. 30/2011 classifying entities which are producing and selling Douro and Porto wine products.

This Order, consisting of 6 articles and 1 Annex, establishes the standards and requirements to be met by entities producing and selling Douro and Porto wine products in order to obtain the certification, as stated by article 11 of Decree-Law No. 173/2009. ...
Portugal
2011

Order No. 199/2010 on complementary norms for the indication of production year and type of wine.

This Order is composed of four Chapters divided into 14 articles and one Annex. It implements EC Regulation No. 1234/2007 on wine trade and provides complementary norms on the indication of production year and type of wine. Special attention is paid to quality control requirements. ...
Portugal
2010

Regional Legislative Decree No. 7/2010/A establishing the legal regime for road transport of goods.

This Regional Legislative Decree, consisting of 5 Chapters and 2 Annexes, regulates the legal regime for road transport of goods in order to guarantee food quality control. It applies for any road transport carried out within the Autonomous Region of Azores by vehícles with gross weight...
Portugal (Azores)
2010

Decree-Law No. 152/2009 implementing EU Directive No. 2006/88 on animal health requirements for aquaculture animals and products thereof, and on the prevention and control of certain diseases in aquatic animals.

This Decree-Law, consisting of 8 Chapters and 5 Annexes, establishes specific animal health requirements to put on the market, transit and import from third countries aquaculture products, as well as minimum community measures to fight disease of fish and bivalve molluscs and aquaculture animals and related...
Portugal
2009

Decree-Law No. 37/2009 introducing in the national system Council Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market.

This Decree-Law is composed of 19 articles and two Annexes. It introduces in the national system Council Directive 89/662/EEC concerning veterinary checks in intra-Community trade with a view to the completion of the internal market. The Decree-Law rules particularly on control requirements and sanctions. ...
Portugal
2009

Decree-Law No. 39/2009 implementing Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC.

This Decree-Law is composed of 15 articles. It implements Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on maximum residue levels of pesticides in or on food and feed of plant and animal origin and amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC. Particular attention is...
Portugal
2009

Decree-Law No. 29/2009 introducing in the national system Commission Directive 2008/39/EC on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food.

This Decree-Law is composed of eight articles. It introduces in the national legal system the Commission Directive 2008/39/EC on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. ...
Portugal
2009
Total results:211
12345678...11