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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2006-03-16 13:13 UTC (carmo.figueira@apambiente.pt)
Date of last update
2017-02-15 16:43 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)
Date of publication
2017-02-15 16:43 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)

General Information
  • Portugal
  • Portugal
Title of document
Decree-law no. 168/2004, of 7th July, that executes Regulation no. 1830/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council of 22 September 2003 concerning the traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms and the traceability of food and feed products produced from genetically modified organisms and amending Directive 2001/18/EC
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Decree-Law no. 168/2004 aims to assure the execution and to guarantee the fulfilment, in the internal jurisprudence, of the resultant obligations of regulation 1830/2003

This Decree-law establishes norms designating the authorities with ability to supervision and applicable penalties to infringements.   
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira, 9/9A - Zambujal Apartado 7585
Portugal, 2611-865
Url:Portuguese Environment Agency website