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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2007-09-17 12:20 UTC (carmo.figueira@apambiente.pt)
Date of last update
2017-02-15 16:46 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)
Date of publication
2017-02-15 16:46 UTC (luis.gramacho@apambiente.pt)

General Information
  • Portugal
Title of document
Decree-law no. 36/2006, of 20th February, It assures the execution and it guarantees the fulfilment, in the national jurisprudence, of the decurrent obligations for the Portuguese State of the Regulation No 1946/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 15 July 2003, on transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
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 Decree-Law no. 36/2006 aims to assure the execution and to guarantee the fulfilment, in the internal jurisprudence, of the resultant obligations of regulation 1946/2003

This Decree-Law shall apply to the transboundary movements of all GMOs that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, also taking into account risks to human health
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Portuguese Environment Agency
Rua da Murgueira, 9/9A - Zambujal Apartado 7585
Portugal, 2611-865
Url:Portuguese Environment Agency website