Vietnam: GVN Issues Decree Sanctioning Violations in Plant Quarantine

This report provides a summary and an unofficial translation of Decree 31/2016/ND-CP dated May 6, 2016 of the Government of Vietnam (GVN) stipulating sanction of administrative violations in the field of plant varieties, plant protection and quarantine. This is the second decree issued by the GVN regulating the import of plant products into Vietnam pursuant to the Law on Plant Protection and Quarantine which came into force on January 1, 2015. This Decree took effect from June 25, 2016. 

Vietnam: GVN Issues Decree Sanctioning Violations in Plant Quarantine