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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-11-11 11:32 UTC (mary_fosi@yahoo.com)
Date of last update
2019-07-06 19:24 UTC (yaothierry66@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-07-06 19:24 UTC (yaothierry66@gmail.com)

General Information
  • Cameroon
Title of document
Law laying down safety regulations governing modern biotechnology in Cameroon
Legislative details
Type of document
  • Law
Subject areas
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Regulate use, manipulation and transboundary movement of Genetically modified organisms in Cameroon resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological biodiversity.

These apply to GMOs under transboundary movement, transit, handling, use and manipulation that have adverse effects on the environment, human and animal health.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
law_03_04_21.pdf (110 KB)
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
HELE Pierre
Ministre de l'Environnement;, de la Protection de la Nature et du Développement Durable
Yaoundé, Centre
Cameroon, 320
Phone:(+237) 677667528
Fax:(+237) 222233423