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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2005-12-12 04:48 UTC (biosecurite-bbiaa@ecologie.gouv.fr)
Date of last update
2019-08-29 14:41 UTC (sophie.leenhardt@developpement-durable.gouv.fr)
Date of publication
2019-08-29 14:41 UTC (sophie.leenhardt@developpement-durable.gouv.fr)

General Information
  • France
  • France
Title of document
Code de l'environnement - Risk prevention - Genetically Modified Organisms
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
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
  • Socio-economic considerations
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Utilisation confinée et dissémination volontaire dans l'environnement
Document details
Document text
Code de l'environnement L531-1 à L537-1
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry for ecological and inclusive transition
Tour Sequoia
La Défense
France, 92055
Additional Information
Additional Information
Sur le site internet du code de l'environnement français https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichCode.do?cidTexte=LEGITEXT000006074220, les articles concernant les OGM sont numérotés L.531-1 à L.537.1 pour les lois, et R.531-1 à R.536.11 pour les règlements.
On the website of the French Environmental Code https://www.legifrance.gouv.fr/affichCode.do?cidTexte=LEGITEXT000006074220, articles regarding GMOs are numbered L.531-1 to L.537.1 for laws, and R.531-1 to R.536.11 for regulations.
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