Requete - Deputy David de Lisle - P.2022/109
The States are asked to decide:-
Whether, after consideration of the Requête entitled "Revocation of all existing approvals of plant protection products (pesticides) containing the active substance Glyphosate" dated 16th November, 2022, they are of the opinion:-
1. To agree that action should be taken in Guernsey to eradicate the threat to its inhabitants and its eco-structure posed by the continued use of Glyphosate on the island.
2. To direct the Committee for Employment & Social Security, by the end of the year 2023, in exercise of its powers under Regulation 11(8) of the Control of Poisonous Substances (Guernsey) Regulations, 2014, as amended, to revoke all existing approvals of plant protection products (pesticides) containing the active substance Glyphosate (CAS No.1071-83-6, EU No. 213-997-4), including those authorising the use, importation and sale to professional users.