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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
11932
Status
Published
Date of creation
2006-03-16 13:12 UTC (carmo.figueira@apambiente.pt)
Date of last update
2017-02-15 16:37 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)
Date of publication
2017-02-15 16:37 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)

General Information
Country
  • Portugal
Jurisdiction
  • Portugal
Title of document
Decree-law no. 72/2003, of 10th April, concerning the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms and the placing on the market of GMOs as or in products, transposing into internal jurisprudence the Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 March 2001 on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms and repealing Council Directive 90/220/EEC.
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Decree law no. 72/2003 regulates the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms for any other purposes than placing on the market and placing on the market genetically modified organisms as or in products.

This Decree-law establishes the juridical system and administrative procedures of the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms and placing on the market of genetically modified organisms.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira, 9/9A - Zambujal Apartado 7585
Amadora
Portugal, 2611-865
Phone:+351214721410
Fax:+351214719076
Email:luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt
Url:Portuguese Environment Agency website