The Pesticides Management Bill, 2008

A bill to regulate the import, manufacture, export, sale, transport, distribution, quality and use of pesticides with a view to. control pests; ensure availability of quality pesticides; allow its use only after assessing its efficacy and safety; minimize the contamination of agricultural commodities by pesticide residues; create awareness among users regarding safe and judicious use of pesticides, and to take necessary measures to continue, restrict or prohibit the use of pesticides on reassessment with a view to prevent its risk on human beings, animals or environment, and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. This Act may be called the Pesticides Management Act, 2008.

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