This Law regulates the quality, quality control, labelling, transport and traffic control of fertilizers (mineral and organic) and soil improvers and the production and control of organic fertilizers and soil improvers.The transport and use of fertilizers that have nutrient and plant protection products or characteristics are regulated by the regulations governing pesticides.For the purposes of this Act, fertilizers are not considered as substances which are predominantly determined to protect plants from harmful organisms and diseases, but substances that affect the development of plant life, and thereby do not serve as plant nutrient.
Implemented by: Regulation on mineral fertilizers. (2007-05-25)
Implemented by: Regulation on the conditions that must be met by laboratories accredited for testing the quality of fertilizers and soil improvers. (2007-07-20)
Implemented by: Regulation on identification cards for agricultural inspectors, agricultural inspectors for organic farming, livestock inspectors, winemaking inspectors, food quality inspectors, and on official signs of the agricultural inspection. (2010-01-25)
Implemented by: Regulation on Fair Agricultural Practice in the Use of Fertilizers. (2008-05-12)
Implemented by: Regulation on the registration in the Register of fertilizers. (2007-05-25)
Implemented by: Regulation on the list of fertilizer entered in the Register of fertilizer (according to the trade name and manufacturer of fertilizers). (2013-08-06)
Implemented by: Regulation on the content of the Action Programme for the protection of waters against pollution caused by nitrates from agricultural sources. (2012-12-21)
Implemented by: Action Programme for the protection of waters from pollution caused by nitrates of agricultural origin. (2013-01-09)
Amended by: Law amending the Law on fertilizers and soil improvers. (2014-01-28)
Amended by: Law Amending the Law on Fertilizers and Soil Improvers. (2007-03-30)
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The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO. Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands, along with a majority of Croatia's ethnic Serb population.