Pesticide Legislation

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Although a vast increase has been seen in the enactment of pesticide legislation worldwide, it remains absent in approximately a quarter of countries in Africa and the Southeast Asian region . Where present, regulations often lack comprehensiveness and the capacity to enforce these effectively. Conversely, developed nations are increasingly implementing more stringent legislation. Once a hazardous pesticide is imported, it is often difficult or impossible for the national authorities to effectively enforce laws and regulations that would ensure the pesticide will be used only in accordance with the regulatory guidelines.

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