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Record ID
Date of creation
2018-06-12 11:00 UTC (anita.greiter@umweltbundesamt.at)
Date of last update
2018-06-12 11:08 UTC (anita.greiter@umweltbundesamt.at)
Date of publication
2018-06-12 11:08 UTC (anita.greiter@umweltbundesamt.at)

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General Information
  • Austria
Title of document
Bundesgesetz über die Umweltkontrolle und die Einrichtung einer Umweltbundesamt Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (Umweltkontrollgesetz), BGBl. I Nr. 152/1998, i.d.F.BGBl. I Nr. 40/2014
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Contained use
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Risk assessment and management
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Umweltkontrollgesetz regulates environmental control in Austria. This includes the respective responsibilities of Environment Agency Austria regarding biosafety.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Environment Agency Austra
Spittelauer Laende 5
Austria, A-1090
Url:Environment Agency Austria