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Advisory Committee on Pesticides

Introduction to the ACP

The ACP is a statutory body set up by Ministers under section 16(7) of the Food and Environment Protection Act 1985 to advise on all matters relating to the control of pesticides. The Committee is established by the Control of Pesticides (Advisory Committee on Pesticides) Order 1985, SI No 1985/1516

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Proceedings of the ACP

All the proceedings of the ACP, including Agendas, Minutes, Detailed Records of Meetings and details of the Annual Open Meeting can be accessed, along with links to the work fo the Environmental and Medical and Toxicology Panels can be found via the following link:

ACP Letters and Communications

The ACP routinely publishes communications and responses that may be of interest to visitord of the website. Guidelines and the ACP Communications strategy can be accessed here, along with letters, responses and details of Advice to Ministers on certain issues and literature monitoring:


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