Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
09 February 2007 
Publication where the measure is specified
GOVERNMENT NOTICE NO. 37 published on 9/2/2007 
Regulation where the measure is specified
Seeds Regulations, 2007 
Country/Region applying the measure
Coded list of objectives
C: Protection of life and health of plants 
Description of the measure
30.-(1) A registered seed processor shall processes only seeds from the approved fields or seeds permitted to be imported into Tanzania.
(2) Every seed processor shall notify the Chief Seed Certification Officer or any authorized officer before processing any seed lots and upon such notification, the Chief Seed Certification Officer or authorized officer shall issue a work order to the dealer in Form SR X set out in the Fifth Schedule to these Regulations.
(3) The Seed Inspector or authorized Seed Inspector may enter and inspect the premises for seed processing.
(4) The processed seed shall be properly marked and stored separately in identifiable seed lots
33.-(1) Every seed dealer who, intends to import seed into Tanzania, shall submit to the Director a notice of intention to import such seed on Form SR XII set out in the Fifth Schedule to these Regulations.
(2) the notice under sub-regulation (1) shall specify:-
(a)name and address of importer;
(b)country of origin;
(c)name and address of importer;
(d) the quantity of seed;
(e)expected date of arrival of consignment; and
(f)the species and the cultivar.
(3) Upon receipt of such notice, the Director shall issue a seed import permit in Form SR XIII set out in the Fifth Schedule to these Regulations.
(4) Any seed imported under this regulation shall not be sold unless its quality has been examined and approved by TOSCI or any other certification agency which is in bilateral agreement with Tanzania as regard to seed certification.
(5) Any imported seed shall be accompanied by certificate of quality issued by a Recognized Certification Agency, phytosanitary certificate and shall meet Tanzanian quarantine requirements as provided in the Plant Protection Act 
Reference of the measure
Part VI para 30 & 33 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
PG: 3 Seeds for sowing No 09 February 2007  

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world 09 February 2007  
All countries