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Record ID
115951
Status
Published
Date of creation
2021-03-30 15:55 UTC (sec@env.gov.lk)
Date of publication
2021-03-30 15:55 UTC (sec@env.gov.lk)

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Country
  • Sri Lanka
Title of document
National Policy on Biosafety
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Policy
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:
The National Policy on Biosafety covers, the need for a national policy for Sri Lanka, policy objective, policy principles and policy statements. It renews the commitment of the government, in ensuring adequate levels of protection in the safe use of modern biotechnology based on the precautionary principle, within the framework of sustainable development for the benefit of present and future generations. The Policy was approved by Cabinet of Ministers in 2005.

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