Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
02 January 2009 
Publication where the measure is specified
Kenya Gazette Suplement Acts 2010 
Regulation where the measure is specified
The Plant Protection (Importation of Plants, Plant Products and Regulated Articles) Regulations, 2009. 
Country/Region applying the measure
Coded list of objectives
C: Protection of life and health of plants 
Description of the measure
5. (1) A person shall not import plant, plant product and regulated article unless
(a) he has obtained an import permit granted by the National Plant Protection Organization; or
(b) he has an original Phytosanitary Certificate issued by National Plant Protection Organization of the exporting country.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1),the National Plant Protection Organization may exempt a plant, plant product or regulated article from the requirements of obtaining an import permit or phytosanitary certificate upon written approval by the Authorized Officer.
(3) An application for an import permit under (1) (a) shall be made to the National Plant Protection Organization at a prescribed fee 
Reference of the measure
Section 5 (1) (a) & (3) 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
PG: 4 Plants and plant products No 02 January 2009  

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world 02 January 2009