Start of application / implementation of the new organic regulation VO (EU) 2018/848 from 01.01.2022

 On September 4, 2020, the European Commission submitted a proposal to the European Parliament and the Council on the basis of its right of initiative to amend Regulation (EU) 2018/848 on organic production with regard to its start of application and certain other dates specified in the aforementioned regulation (see: 

 As part of the ordinary legislative procedure, on October 8, 2020, the European Parliament endorsed the proposal in first reading and the position was unanimously confirmed by the Agriculture and Fisheries Council. On the basis of this agreement, the act is deemed to have been adopted. The regulation enters into force on the day after its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union. 

 Detailed information is made available in a timely manner.