Announcement of the commencement of sales of plant protection products (PPPs)

From National Registry of Administrative Public Services



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At a glance

Points of service

Regional units, Τhe regional Directorates of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) of the Regions

Digital provision points

Number of required documents

13 to 14 + (
1
)

Fees

700 €

Deadline of completion

3 months

Description

Τhe procedure relates to announcement of the commencement of sales of plant protection products (PPPs). A plant protection product shop or store is the space where producers obtain pesticides to use on their crops. This is addressed to citizens, business undertakings and legal entities.

Basic information

Competent body

MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD

Authority/Public body’s Unit responsible for the institutional framework of the procedure

,

Authority responsible for the provision of the procedure

MINISTRY OF RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOOD

Service / organizational unit of a authority entity

Τhe regional Directorates of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) of the Regions

Related links

Notes

This concerns: natural persons / legal entities, retail / wholesale commercial trade

Application

Application Type

Application / Solemn Declaration

Submission by:

Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

Submitted by:

Legal entities, Persons

Title

Application / solemn declaration

Notes:

Referenced in JMD 1555/241482/2-9-2020 (Government Gazette, Series II, No 3904).

What you will need

Means of authentication, identification and signature

Identification document, Identification with TAXISnet codes

    Print

    Requirements

      Fees

        Related


        Means of redress or appeal:

        Other Administrative appeal / objection

        Rules concerning a lack of reply from the competent authority and the legal consequences for the use:

        Tacit approval

        The Service may prohibit exercise of the profession within a period of 90 days if the requisite legal conditions are not met or if the information submitted fails to show that they have been met. After expiry of the aforementioned deadline, it will be presumed that the profession may be freely practised (Article 3 of Law 3919/2011). In this case, the interested party may request a certificate from the relevant administrative authority (Article 10(4) of Law 3230/2004).

        NACE

        • 46.75 Wholesale of chemical products

        Output & Results

        Output

        Document Production, Registry update

        Steps

          Digital steps

            Other information

            Official title

            Announcement of the commencement of sales of plant protection products (PPPs)

            Languages supported

            English

            Ways of provision

            Establishment

            Registries updated

            Μητρώο Καταστημάτων Πώλησης Γεωργικών φαρμάκων

            Legislation

              Categories

              Τype of procedure

              Trigger

              Applied for

              Trigger (submission method)

              Application (digital), Application (handwritten)

              Type

              Outgoing
              N1

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            • 1 Company law Setting up a business (sole proprietor, company).
              • To set up a company, see the link below.

              No No

            • 2 Possession of passwords to enter software The applicant must have TAXISnet codes.

              No No

            • 3 Citizenship If the application is submitted by a natural person, the person must have Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union.


              No No

            • 4 Conditions for non-commission of criminal offenses If the application is submitted by a natural person, the person must not have been irrevocably sentenced to any penalty or have been indicted by irrevocable verdict for theft, embezzlement, fraud, extortion, forgery, crimes against morality, defamation and libel, counterfeiting, violation of Articles 5 and 12 of Law 1729/1987 (Government Gazette,Series I, No 144/1987), as amended, or violation of Articles 10, 14 and 46 of Law 4036/2012, or been irrevocably convicted of a crime or recurrent misdemeanour for which deprivation of their civil rights has been imposed.


              No No

            • 5 Technical The natural person or legal entity submitting the application must have a shop or store established for the sale of plant protection products (pesticides) that meets the requirements of Article 10 of Presidential Decree 159/2013 or warehouses supporting wholesale facilities selling plant protection products (pesticides) that meet the requirements of Article 11 of Presidential Decree 159/2013. BOTH of the above conditions must be met in order to carry out retail and wholesale trade in plant protection products (pesticides) from the same store. In the case of legal entities under Law 4384/2016 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 78), the above requirements must also apply to the distribution centres that the legal entity concerns maintains outside its principal place of business but within the boundaries of the region defined in its articles of association.


              No No

            • 6 Labour The legal representative of the legal entity submitting the application must not hold a salaried position in the public sector or in a legal entity governed by public or private law, nor have any other sole proprietorship requiring self-employment.


              No No

            • 7 Labour The applicant (legal or natural person) must employ, on a salaried basis, a scientist in charge who possesses the following qualifications and fulfils the following conditions: Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union; A university degree in agronomy or a degree in plant production or farm management from the Faculty of Agricultural Technology or the Department of Greenhouse Crops and Floriculture in the Faculty of Agriculture of a technological educational institute or an equivalent degree or diploma of equivalent specialisation from a Member State of the European Union or a non-EU country, on the basis of the principle of reciprocity. They may also be persons with equivalent training in another EU Member State on the sale of plant protection products (pesticides) and therefore able to ensure the same level of safety for humans, plant and animal health and environmental protection. The person must not have been irrevocably sentenced to any penalty or have been indicted by irrevocable verdict for theft, embezzlement, fraud, extortion, forgery, crimes against morality, defamation and libel, counterfeiting, violation of Articles 5 and 12 of Law 1729/1987 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 144/1987), as amended, as well as violation of Articles 10, 14 and 46 of Law 4036/2012 or been irrevocably convicted of a crime or recurrent misdemeanour for which deprivation of their civil rights has been imposed. The person must not hold a salaried position in the public sector or in a legal entity under public or private law, or have any other sole proprietorship requiring self-employment. If the natural person submitting the application meets the above conditions and is also employed in the capacity of store manager, they are not required to employ another person for this purpose. If a partner/shareholder of the legal entity meets the above requirements, the legal entity is not obliged to employ another person for this purpose. In the case of legal entities under Law 4384/2016 (Government Gazette, Series I, No 78), the above requirement must also apply to the distribution centres that the concerned legal entity maintains outside its principal place of business but within the boundaries of the region defined in its articles of association.


              No No

            • 1 Fee in favour of the Greek state, in accordance with Law 4036/2012. bank deposit transfer to the National Bank of Greece account with IBAN: GR 601100400000004048638524. 700 €

              Cost Calculation One-off

              Method of Payment Bank cashier, Digital (web banking)

              Type of Cost Administrative Fee (not provided by e-paravolo webpage)

              No

            • 1 Photocopy of the identity card of the natural person submitting the application or another document evidencing Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union. Identification document

              Photocopy of the identity card of the natural person submitting the application or another document evidencing Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2244

            • 2 Legal establishment documents of the legal entity, depending on its legal form. Legal documents from legal entities

              Legal establishment documents of the legal entity, depending on its legal form.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Notes: Legal establishment documents of the legal entity, depending on its legal form, such as codified articles of association, legally published or certified by a Court of First Instance, with a certificate of changes issued by the competent authority and published in the Government Gazette (Société Anonyme and Limited Liability Companies Issue), as well as a legal representation document and a photocopy of an identity card or other document evidencing the identity of the person legally responsible for the company.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9338

            • 3 Certified copy of criminal record. Certification

              Certified copy of criminal record.

              Submission by: Ex officio (manual)

              Submitted by: Public bodies

              Notes: This will be requested ex officio for the natural person submitting the application and/or the scientist in charge if they are not one and the same person, or if the application is submitted by a legal entity and there is a requirement to employ a responsible scientist.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8619

            • 4 Sworn declaration by the person legally responsible pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 (Government Gazette,Series I, No 75) that they will notify the competent authority responsible for announcements of the commercial sale of plant protection products (pesticides) of any change in the information they have declared and any discontinuation of the commercial sale of plant protection products. Solemn Declaration

              Sworn declaration by the person legally responsible pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 (Government Gazette,Series I, No 75) that they will notify the competent authority responsible for announcements of the commercial sale of plant protection products (pesticides) of any change in the information they have declared and any discontinuation of the commercial sale of plant protection products.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 5 Sworn declaration pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 that they do not hold a salaried position in the public sector or in a legal entity under public or private law, and that they do not have any other sole proprietorship demanding self-employment. Solemn Declaration

              Sworn declaration pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 that they do not hold a salaried position in the public sector or in a legal entity under public or private law, and that they do not have any other sole proprietorship demanding self-employment.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Notes: The solemn declaration shall be submitted: by the natural person submitting the application if they are also to be employed as the responsible scientist themselves or by the legal representative of the legal entity submitting the application and the responsible scientist to be employed by the legal entity.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 6 Photocopy of the employment contract of the scientist in charge. Proof of Work

              Photocopy of the employment contract of the scientist in charge.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: The document is not required if the natural person concerned will be working as the responsible scientist or if the responsible scientist is related in the first degree to the natural person concerned.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8181

            • 7 Sworn declaration by the responsible scientist pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 that the retail or wholesale sale in plant protection products (pesticides) in shops selling plant protection products will be carried out exclusively in their presence and that they will notify the authority responsible for announcements relating to the sale of plant protection products (pesticides) of any change in the information they have declared as well as any discontinuation of the sale of agricultural pharmaceuticals. Solemn Declaration

              Sworn declaration by the responsible scientist pursuant to Article 8 of Law 1599/1986 that the retail or wholesale sale in plant protection products (pesticides) in shops selling plant protection products will be carried out exclusively in their presence and that they will notify the authority responsible for announcements relating to the sale of plant protection products (pesticides) of any change in the information they have declared as well as any discontinuation of the sale of agricultural pharmaceuticals.

              Relevant link: https://www.gov.gr/ipiresies/polites-kai-kathemerinoteta/psephiaka-eggrapha-gov-gr/ekdose-upeuthunes-deloses

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Relevant Procedure: Solemn declaration and electronic solemn declaration

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 7320

            • 8 Photocopy of the identity card of the responsible scientist or another document evidencing Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union. Nationality document

              Photocopy of the identity card of the responsible scientist or another document evidencing Greek nationality or citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: If the natural person submitting the application is also the responsible scientist, no further identity document is required.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9368

            • 9 In the case of nationals of Member States of the European Union, a certificate of attainment in Greek Level B is required, evidencing knowledge of the Greek language. Certification

              In the case of nationals of Member States of the European Union, a certificate of attainment in Greek Level B is required, evidencing knowledge of the Greek language.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: As defined in Presidential Decree 363/1998 ‘Certificate of attainment in Greek language, type, conditions of acquisition, procedure and content of examinations, conditions of participation and regulation of relevant details’ (Government Gazette, Series I, No 242/1998), as currently in force. The certificate is submitted in those cases where the responsible scientist is a national of another Member State of the European Union.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 8619

            • 10 Clear photocopy of the responsible scientist’s degree certificate. Proof of Study

              Clear photocopy of the responsible scientist’s degree certificate.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: The copy of a foreign-language diploma or degree, which has been obtained from educational institutions in the Member States of the European Union, will be accompanied by a simple translation into Greek. In the case of a degree from an educational institution of a country that is not a member of the European Union, a certified copy of a certificate of equivalence from the Interdisciplinary Academic Recognition and Information Agency (DOATAP), or an equivalent body (NARIC) of another Member State of the European Union is required. In the case of equivalent education in another EU Member State, the documents provided for in PD 38/2010, as in force, are required for the recognition of the right to engage in the sale of plant protection products (pesticides).

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2825

            • 11 Certificate of commencement of business and any changes from the competent Tax Office. Certificate

              Certificate of commencement of business and any changes from the competent Tax Office.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 12 Copy of the floor plan of the building, showing the dimensions of the shop and its surface area. Drawings/studies by an engineer/architect

              Copy of the floor plan of the building, showing the dimensions of the shop and its surface area.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: This is also required for any additional storage space.

              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 5768

            • 13 Photocopy of the title deed or lease agreement of the shop. Property titles

              Photocopy of the title deed or lease agreement of the shop.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 2905

            • 14 Certification by the relevant fire department that the shop has a fire safety system or adequate fire fighting equipment. Certificate

              Certification by the relevant fire department that the shop has a fire safety system or adequate fire fighting equipment.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons


              Document submitted under requirements: No


              No 9703

            • 15 Certification by an engineer that the ventilation system used by the shop is adequate to ventilate the storage area where pesticides are kept. Certificate

              Certification by an engineer that the ventilation system used by the shop is adequate to ventilate the storage area where pesticides are kept.

              Submission by: Submitted by the applicant (digital), Submitted by the applicant (in person or by post)

              Submitted by: Legal entities, Persons

              Notes: The supporting document will be submitted if required.

              Document submitted under requirements: Yes

              Document’s requirement: Building

              No 9703

            • Presidential Decree 159 2013 251 Α

              Description (Government Gazette, Series I, No 251) establishing the terms and procedures for pesticide sales commencement announcements and the operation of shops selling pesticides.

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20130100251

            • Law 4036 2012 8 Α

              Description Placement on the market of plant protection products (pesticides), proper use thereof and related provisions

              Legal references https://www.et.gr/api/DownloadFeksApi/?fek pdf=20120100008

            • Joint Ministerial Decision 1555/241482/2-9-2020 2020 3904 Β

              Description Relating to amendment of Joint Ministerial Decision of Law 307752/18-11-2010 (Government Gazette, Series II, of Law 1865) regarding the conditions for submitting an application, the model application forms, the fees and the procedure. The decision will include the model application documents – APPLICATION and INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS.

              Legal references https://diavgeia.gov.gr/doc/%CE%A8%CE%9A%CE%98%CE%A64653%CE%A0%CE%93-%CE%9B%CE%9E3?inline=true

              ΑΔΑ ΨΚΘΦ4653ΠΓ-ΛΞ3

            • 1 Commencement of procedure



              No No


            • 2 Receipt of the application

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Department

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The interested party must submit all the requisite documents for the announcement of wholesale and retail sale of agricultural pharmaceuticals to the Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine of the relevant Regional Unit or to a Citizens’ Service Centre – Single Point of Contact.

              Notes In the case of submission to a Citizens’ Service Centre – Point of Single Contact, the supporting documents will be forwarded via the center to the relevant Rural Development and Control Department.

              Yes No


            • 3 Electronic submission of applications and supporting documents.


              Μethod of Implementation Software action


              Yes No


            • 4 Charges for the application


              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The competent authority receives the application together with the required supporting documents and issues a confirmation of submission of the application to interested party.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Supervisory Committee responsible for terms and conditions governing the sale of pesticides pursuant to Article 3 of PD 159/2013.

              No No


            • 5 Evaluation of supporting documents

              Responsible for Implementation Competent body

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The Supervisory Committee responsible for Terms and Conditions of Sale of Plant Protection Products, established at the headquarters of the relevant regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) for this purpose in accordance with Article 3 of Presidential Decree 159/2013, will evaluate the supporting documents submitted.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Supervisory Committee responsible for Terms and Conditions of Sale of Plant Protection Products pursuant to Article 3 of PD 159/2013.

              No No


            • 6 Carrying out inspections

              Responsible for Implementation Collective body

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The committee will carry out the necessary on-site inspection of the establishment.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Supervisory Committee responsible for Terms and Conditions of Sale of Plant Protection Products pursuant to Article 3 of PD 159/2013.

              No No


            • 7 Drafting of recommendation

              Responsible for Implementation Collective body

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The committee will complete the ‘On-site inspection locations’ form and forward its recommendations based on the outcome of the inspection to the relevant regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK).

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Supervisory Committee responsible for Terms and Conditions of Sale of Plant Protection Products pursuant to Article 3 of PD 159/2013.

              No No


            • 8 Review of the recommendation and issue of the decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Director

              Μethod of Implementation Inspection

              Description The regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) will check the committees recommendation and forward it to the Head of the Directorate for signature of the respective decision (positive or negative).

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine of the region concerned.

              No No


            • 9 Signing of the decision

              Responsible for Implementation Competent General Director

              Μethod of Implementation Signature

              Description The Head of the regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine (DAOK) will sign the decision.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine of the region concerned.

              No No


            • 10 Notification of the interested party

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Commitee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The decision will be issued to the interested party. If a decision is not issued within a period of 3 months, the business may commence operations.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine of the region concerned.

              No No


            • 11 Updating the register with a new entry

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Commitee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description In the event of a positive outcome, the regional Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine will update the electronic file (Excel) with details of the new registration, post it on its website, and forward a copy to the Directorate of Plant Production Protection at the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (National Coordinating Committee).

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Directorate of Agricultural Economy and Veterinary Medicine of the region concerned.

              No No


            • 12 Forwarding of updated registration to be posted

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Commitee

              Μethod of Implementation Manual Action

              Description The National Coordinating Committee will send the file to the Electronic Governance Directorate of the Ministry of Rural Development and Food to be posted on its website.

              Notes Relevant processing body: the Directorate of Plant Production Protection (National Coordinating Committee).

              No No


            • 13 Posting on the Ministry of Rural Development and Food website

              Responsible for Implementation Competent Commitee

              Μethod of Implementation Software action

              Description The e-Government Directorate at the Ministry of Rural Development and Food will post the new entry in the list of legally-authorised businesses which is maintained on the Ministry of Rural Development and Food website.

              No No





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