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LAW OF TURKMENISTAN

of May 10, 2010 No. 106-IV

About seed farming

(as amended on 25-11-2023)

This Law establishes the legal basis of activities for production, procurement, conversion, storage, realization, transportation and use of seeds of plants, the organizations and functioning of system of seed farming, and also on implementation of the state control in the field of seed farming in Turkmenistan.

Chapter I. General provisions

Article 1. The basic concepts used in this Law

In this Law the following basic concepts are used:

seed farming - activities for production, procurement, conversion, storage, realization, transportation and use of seeds, and also high-quality and seed control;

seeds - the parts of plants (tubers, bulbs, fruits, saplings, actually seeds, compound fruits, parts of difficult fruits and others) applied to reproduction of plant varieties;

high-quality qualities of seeds - set of the signs characterizing belonging of seeds to certain plant variety;

sowing qualities of seeds - set of the signs characterizing suitability of seeds for crops (landing);

batch of seeds - certain quantity homogeneous by origin and to quality of seeds of the corresponding grade;

high-quality control - actions for determination of high-quality purity by means of carrying out approbation of crops, soil and laboratory high-quality control;

seed control - actions for determination of sowing qualities of seeds, control of observance of requirements of state standards and other regulating documents in the field of seed farming;

approbation of crops - inspection of high-quality crops for the purpose of determination of their high-quality purity or high-quality typicalness of plants, contaminations of high-quality crops, defeats by diseases and damages by wreckers of plants;

soil control - establishment of belonging of plants to certain grade and determination of high-quality purity of plants by means of crops of seeds on special sites and the subsequent check of plants;

laboratory high-quality control - establishment of belonging of seeds to certain grade and determination of high-quality purity of seeds by means of carrying out the laboratory analysis.

Article 2. The legislation of Turkmenistan in the field of seed farming

The legislation of Turkmenistan in the field of seed farming is based on the Constitution of Turkmenistan and consists of this Law and other regulatory legal acts of Turkmenistan accepted according to them regulating questions of seed farming.

Article 3. Right to production and use of seeds

The right to production and use of seeds of the grades and hybrids protected by the patent patent holders, and also the legal entities and physical persons performing the licensed types of activity on seed farming have.

The patent holders authorized by them representatives and also agreements between them are registered according to the procedure, established by the legislation of Turkmenistan.

Article 4. System and subjects of seed farming

The system of seed farming represents set of the subjects of seed farming performing activities for production of seeds, their procurement, conversion, storage, transportation, use and realization, and also quality control of seeds.

Subjects of seed farming are the legal entities and physical persons which are engaged in production, procurement, conversion, storage, transportation, use and realization of seeds.

The procedure for functioning of system of seed farming is determined by authorized state bodies in the field of seed farming.

Chapter II. State regulation in the field of seed farming

Article 5. The bodies performing state regulation in the field of seed farming

1. State regulation in the field of seed farming is performed by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan, authorized state bodies in the field of seed farming, local executive bodies and local government bodies according to the procedure, established by the legislation of Turkmenistan.

2. In the field of seed farming treat authorized state bodies:

authorized state body on seed control;

authorized body of the executive authority in the field of agricultural industry;

and also regarding the questions connected with seed farming:

paragraph fifth ceased to be valid;

authorized body of public administration in the field of health care and the medical industry.

Article 6. Competence of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan

Enter competence of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan:

1) determination of state policy in the field of seed farming;

2) determination of the sphere of competence of state bodies on seed control and coordination of their activities;

3) implementation of normative regulation of activities in the field of seed farming of the ministries and departments, and also companies and organizations of all patterns of ownership;

4) determination of procedure for forming, storage and use of the State seed fund;

5) approval of amount of the State seed fund for cultures and grades;

6) approval of the Regulations on licensing of activities in the field of seed farming.

Article 7. Competence of authorized state bodies in seed farming

1. On seed control are within the competence of authorized state body:

1) ensuring control of carrying out all complex of works in seed farming;

2) implementation of development of state standards of quality of seed and landing material;

3) assessment of high-quality and sowing qualities of seed and landing material, development of obligatory regulating documents on these questions;

4) control of compliance of the exported and imported seed and landing material to state standards and the international standards, issue of quality certificates;

5) development of methods, obligatory rules and regulations of the analysis of seed and landing materials in case of cultivation, production, storage, realization and use of plant varieties and ensuring their application in the territory of Turkmenistan;

6) participation in determination of the main directions of scientific research in the field of seed farming.

2. Competence of other authorized state bodies in seed farming specified in the second part of Article 5, is determined by the regulations on them approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan.

Article 8. Competence of local executive bodies and local government bodies in seed farming

Local executive bodies and local government bodies within the competence in seed farming:

1) create to authorized state bodies in the field of seed farming conditions for accomplishment of the functions assigned to them by the legislation of Turkmenistan;

2) promote creation and development of own base of seed farming, preserving and effective use of valuable domestic and world gene pool;

3) is performed by other powers in the field of seed farming according to the legislation of Turkmenistan.

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