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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2007-02-07 05:11 UTC (lozan@mediu.gov.md/3811)
Date of last update
2018-03-05 09:11 UTC (angelalozan@yahoo.com)
Date of publication
2018-03-05 09:11 UTC (angelalozan@yahoo.com)

General information
  • Republic of Moldova
Name of the Competent National Authority
National Biosafety Commission
National Biosafety Commission
#9, C.Tanase str.
Republic of Moldova, MD-2005
Phone:+ 373 22 20-45 35
Fax:+ 373 22 22-68 58
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
  • Confidential Information
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • Illegal transboundary movements
  • Information Sharing
  • 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
  • Simplified Procedure
  • Transboundary movement (import/export)
  • Transit
  • Unintentional transboundary movements and emergency measures
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
The National Biosafety Commission is the National Interdepartmental body within the Ministry of Environment, is in duty to handling notification on GMOs and decision-making. National Biosafety Commission is appointed by a special Governmental Decision, and involved 14 representatives form different responsible sectorial governmental authorities, such as environment, agriculture, health care, and academia and universities, as well as NGO. The Commission is responsible for ensuring the risk assessment procedures, public information and participation to decision making, monitoring over OMG etc.   
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Bacteria
  • Plants
  • Viruses
Additional contact information
Contact person
Ms. Veronica Josu
Principal officer
Biodiversity Policy Unit
Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment (MARDE)
9 Constantin Tanase Str.
Republic of Moldova, MD2005
Url:Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment
Additional Information
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