PLC Agricultural Law Global Guide 2017 – Thailand Chapter

Practical Law Company

February 27, 2017

The Thailand chapter of Practical Law Company’s recently published Agricultural Law Global Guide  was written by lawyers from Tilleke & Gibbins. The guide provides a comparative overview of agricultural law in 24 jurisdictions across six continents, and covers the following topics in an easy-to-follow Q&A format:

  • Agricultural Policy: International treaties and governing legislation
  • Acquisition of Agricultural Companies: Restricted businesses, regulated legal forms, and antitrust law
  • Acquisition of Agricultural Land: Usage rights and ownership of agricultural land, agricultural reformed land, tendering procedures, maximum lease terms, and taxes
  • Crop Seed Business: The Plant Quarantine Act and other legislation, import restrictions, commercial crop production, and labeling requirements
  • Plant Variety Rights: Registration process, requirements for protection, restrictions on rights, farmer’s privilege, and legal actions available in event of infringement
  • Genetically Modified Crops: Cartagena Protocol, domestic laws and policy, safety evaluations, pre-market approval, and GMO labeling requirements
  • Importing Animals and Gene Patents: Import/export control, patentability, and breeding restrictions
  • Agricultural Safety and Product Liability: FDA standards and liability

To read the Thailand chapter, please visit the PLC website or click on the PDF below. Tilleke & Gibbins also contributed the Vietnam chapter of this guide.