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Employer’s obligations on election days
What will happen in Mexico next Sunday, July 2? Mexico will hold an historic vote to elect the President of the Republic, in addition to renewing the Congress of the Union, governors, senators, local congresses, local deputies and mayors in different states of the Republic.
New resolution on the legends andimages to be displayed on tobacco product packages
On May 17, 2024, the “Decree by which the series of legends, images, pictograms, health messages, and information that must appear on all tobacco product packages and all external packaging and labeling thereof, to be applied as of September 1, 2024 and until June 30, 2026” (the “Decree”) was published in the Federal Official Gazette.
New nom issued to regulate co2 emissions in motor vehicles
On January 3rd, 2024, Mexican Official Standard NOM-163-SEMARNAT-SCFI-2023 (“NOM- 163”) related to carbon dioxide (CO2) from motor vehicles exhausts emissions was published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF” for its acronym in Spanish).
Nom that contemplates the listing of hazardous substances and materials and their transportation process
On December 18, NOM-002-SCT-SEMAR- ARTF/2023, List of Hazardous Substances and Materials (Dangerous Goods) (“NOM” for its acronym in Spanish), issued by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Communications and Transportation, was published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF” for its acronym in Spanish), specifying the hazardous goods and the measures that must be taken for their proper transportation.
Mexican official standard to-be-published regarding the prohibition of the use of genetically modified corn
The Federal Government is about to publish a Mexican Official Standard (“NOM”, for its acronym in Spanish) that seeks to prohibit the use of genetically modified corn in the production of dough, tortillas, tostadas, and other corn products, after the president of Mexico has stated that genetically modified corn could have a negative impact on the health of Mexican citizens.
Semarnat presents draft standard to reduce CO2 emissions in new cars
On June 9, 2023, the Mexican Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (hereinafter “SEMARNAT” for its acronym in Spanish) in collaboration with the Mexican Association of the Automotive Industry, A.C., published a draft Mexican Official Standard called NOM-163- SEMARNAT-SCFI-2023 (hereinafter the “NOM” for its acronym in Spanish) in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF” for its acronym in Spanish). This NOM will be applicable to new vehicles with a gross weight between 400kg and 3,857kg that use gasoline, diesel, alternative fuels, and vehicles whose motorization is hybrid of any specification.
Draft of mexican official standard regulating LP Gas storage facilities published
On June 21, 2023, the Draft of Mexican Official Standard PROY-NOM-017-ASEA-2023 (hereinafter the “Draft”) was published in the Federal Official Gazette (“DOF” for its acronym in Spanish). The purpose of the Draft published by the National Agency for Industrial Safety and Environmental Protection of the Hydrocarbons Sector (“ASEA” for its acronym in Spanish) is to regulate Liquefied Petroleum Gas (“LP Gas”) storage facilities.
Significant changes in glyphosate and genetically modified corn mexican regulation
On February 13, 2023, a decree was published in the Federal Official Gazette that brings with it a series of significant modifications and measures related to the use and distribution of glyphosate and genetically modified corn (hereinafter the “Decree”).
Mexican Official Standard NOM-001- SEMARNAT 2021, Which Establishes the Permissible Limits of Pollutants in Wastewater Discharges into Receiving Bodies Owned by the Nation.
On March 11, 2022, the Mexican Official Standard NOM-001-SEMARNAT-2021 (hereinafter “NOM001”) was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation, which establishes the permissible limits for pollutants in wastewater discharges into receiving water bodies owned by the Mexican State.
Decree: Amending of the Mining Law
Decree amending and adding several provisions of the Mining Law.