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Procedure NameImportation Inspection requirement for Growing Media, Injurious Organisms, Invertebrates or Plants
Description

Category

Importation Inspection requirement for Growing Media, Injurious Organisms, Invertebrates or Plants 

Responsible Agency       

The Ministry of Agriculture

Address:   Mulungushi house, Independence Ave.
P.O. BOX 50197, Lusaka
Website: www.agriculture.gov.zm
Fax: +260 250305

Phone: +260 01-253933

Email: info@agriculture.gov.zm 

Legal base of the Procedure

Plant Pests and Diseases Act, 1959

Fee

Inspection fee: ZMW 54

License Fee: ZMW 15.50

Required Documents

No.

Type of information

Note

1

Process Steps

Step 1

The importer provides all necessary information pertaining to the growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants and gives the inspector access to the growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants.

Step 2

The inspection is carried out.

Step 3

 If the growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants are not compliant, of which the importer is not satisfied within seven days of the date of the order, the importer may lodge with the Minister a notice of his intention to appeal against the order. 

Step 4

If the growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants are compliant then the importer can proceed with the next steps to import the goods.

 

CategoryImport

The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Phytosanitary Certificate 23-01-202023-03-2020Ministry of Agriculture (Zambia Agriculture Research Institute)This is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Authorized Port of Entry for importation of growing medium or plantRestrictionMinistry of Agriculture (Zambia Agriculture Research Institute)All growing medium or plant being imported into Zambia have to come through a port of entry specified in the Third Schedule of the Plant Pests and Disease Act, 1959 or an approved place, or, if quarantine is one of the conditions governing the importation of the growing medium or plant, otherwise than through Lusaka.No growing medium or plant can be imported into Zambia unless through a port of entry specified in the Third Schedule of the Plant Pests and Disease Act, 1959 or an approved place, or, if quarantine is one of the conditions governing the importation of the growing medium or plant, otherwise than through Lusaka. Plant Pests and Diseases Act, 1959 09-09-9999Good
Importation Inspection requirement for Growing Media, Injurious Organisms, Invertebrates or PlantsInspection RequirementMinistry of Agriculture (Zambia Agriculture Research Institute)An importer of growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants and his servants and agents shall afford an inspector access thereto and shall give such information and provide such labour and facilities as the inspector may require for the purposes of carrying out any inspection, sorting, disinfection, fumigation or treatment of the growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants.All growing media, injurious organisms, invertebrates or plants being imported into Zambia are required to undergo inspection, sorting, disinfection, fumigation or treatment.Plant Pests and Diseases Act, 1959 09-09-9999Good