Factsheet: Guidelines of Plantation Business Licensing

Guidelines of Plantation Business Licensing

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Guidelines of Plantation Business Licensing No. 98/Permentan/OT.140/9/2013
Description: 
This Regulation provides for requirements and procedures for applying for plantation business licences. Plantation Business shall be any business engaged in the cultivation of certain plants in a suitable ecosystem, processing and marketing goods and services resulting from the plants with the support of science and technology, etc. The Regulation further provides for the following: different types of plantation business licences; types of plant and processing capacity as well as business diversification; fostering and supervision of plantation business; administrative sanctions; etc. Regulation 98 sets the maximum plantation area applicable for a plantation company or a Group of Plantation Companies. For example, for each plantation company or Group of Plantation Companies, the maximum plantation area for oil palm is 100,000 hectares; it is 150,000 hectares for sugar cane and 20,000 hectares for tea and rubber.
Goal/Aim: 
Stimulate sustainable management. Rules for agricultural practices.

Sector/Topic targeted:

Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Agriculture

Status:

Trade Relevance: 
Policies ensuring sustainable production of biomass
Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2007
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2013