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Record information and status
Record ID
111908
Status
Published
Date of creation
2017-05-17 13:06 UTC (vnowaseb@ncrst.na)
Date of publication
2017-05-17 13:06 UTC (vnowaseb@ncrst.na)

General Information
Country
  • Namibia
Title of document
Biosafety Regulations: Biosafety Act, 2006
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Confidential Information
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • Illegal transboundary movements
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Public awareness and participation
  • Risk assessment and management
  • Simplified Procedure
  • Socio-economic considerations
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • Transit
  • Unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures
Types of LMOs addressed
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Viruses
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Biosafety Regulations, Biosafety Act 2006 apply to (1) Placing on the Market of genetically modified food and feed, (2) Contained use of genetically modified organisms (3) Field trials, and (4) Environmental Release of genetically modified organisms.
Date of entry into force
2016-11-01
Document details
Document text
EN
#6116-Gov N210-Biosafety Regulations.pdf (355 KB)
BIOSAFETY REGULATIONS: BIOSAFETY ACT, 2006
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
National Commission on Research, Science and Technology
Hamutenya Wanehepo Ndadi Street
Olympia, Windhoek
Namibia
Phone:+264 431 7000
Fax:+264 229 928
Email:vnowaseb@ncrst.na,info@ncrst.na
Url:National Commission on Research, Science and Technology