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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
10017
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-08-15 08:01 UTC (mette.svejgaard@naturvardsverket.se)
Date of last update
2019-01-24 14:13 UTC (Melanie.Josefsson@naturvardsverket.se)
Date of publication
2019-01-24 14:13 UTC (Melanie.Josefsson@naturvardsverket.se)

General Information
Country
  • Sweden
Jurisdiction
  • Sweden
Title of document
The Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management's Regulations on Genetically Modified Aquatic Organisms
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
Types of LMOs addressed
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The objective of the regulation is to make precise rules for the contained use and deliberate release of genetically modified aquatic organisms in Sweden. Consideration to human health, animal health and suffering and risk for genetically impoverishment and unintentional dissemination of animals must be taking into account when deciding to allow the activity or not.

These regulations apply to aquatic organisms. Rules for making an application, how to transport aquatic GMOs and what fees has to be paid are stipulated here.
Date of entry into force
2004-02-15
Document details
Document text
SV
https://www.havochvatten.se/download/18.312592e01301d753523800017708/1310047486203/HVMFS+-+FIFS++2004-2-keu-1107...pdf
This regulation covers water living genetically modified organisms that contain or are genetically modified organisms. The regulation contains regulations for contained use or release to the environment of these organisms. The regulations do not cover microorganisms or release to the environment or placing on the market of genetically modified spiders, insects, nematodes or products that are food.
Information about document text
This regulation covers aquatic and marine genetically modified organisms that contain or are genetically modified organisms. The regulation contains regulations for contained use or release to the environment of these organisms. The regulations do not cover microorganisms or release to the environment or placing on the market of genetically modified spiders, insects, nematodes or products that are food.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Box 11 930
Göteborg
Sweden, SE 40439
Phone:+46 10 698 60 00
Fax:+46 10 698 6111
Email:havochvatten@havochvatten.se
Url:Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
Additional Information
Additional Information
The document only exists in a Swedish version