As was announced in G/SPS/N/JPN/593 dated 1 August 2018, the revision of the Agricultural Chemicals Control Act (Act No 53 of 2018) and the related laws and regulations will enter into force on 1 December 2018.
The schedule for the revisions is as follows:
- Periodic re-evaluation: 2021 (The first announce for active ingredients to be re-evaluated will be conducted in 2019);
- Annual report for information on the safe use of registered pesticides: October 2019.
This is to notify the outline of the revision as attached (available in Japanese only):