New Minister of Agriculture Regulation on Licensing in the Plantation Sector
Having circulated several drafts over the past few years, the Minister of Agriculture (MOA) has finally issued a new MOA Regulation No. 98/Permentan/OT.140/9/2013 on the Guidelines for Licensing of Plantation Businesses (Regulation 98) which revokes and supersedes the previous MOA Regulation No. 26/Permentan/OT.140/2/2007 (Old Regulation). Regulation 98 was dated September 30, 2013 and came into effect on October 2, 2013.