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Record information and status
Record ID
47772
Status
Published
Date of creation
2008-12-09 09:23 UTC (biosafety.by@gmail.com/9944)
Date of last update
2018-09-04 11:36 UTC (g.mozgova@yandex.ru)
Date of publication
2018-09-04 11:36 UTC (g.mozgova@yandex.ru)

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General Information
Country
  • Belarus
Jurisdiction
  • Belarus
Title of document
The Law of the Republic of Belarus "On Safety in Genetic Engineering Activities"
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:
This Law establishes legal and organisational principles for ensuring safety in genetic engineering activities and is aimed at protection of the environment and human health and fulfilment by the Republic of Belarus of its international commitments in this field
This Law regulates relations in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities.
This Law does not cover relations related to the use of genetic engineering to human beings, their organs and tissues, handling of pharmaceutical preparations, as well as the production and use of raw and finished food products and animal fodder produced from genetically engineered organisms or their components.
The Law includes 8 Chapters and 35 Articles.
Date of entry into force
2006-01-09
Document details
Document text
RU
act-2006-N96-biosafety.pdf (191 KB)
Закон Республики Беларусь "О безопасности генно-инженерной деятельности" от 9 января 2006 г. (The Law On Safety in Genetic Engineering Activities [in Russian])
Information about document text
National Register of Lawful Regulations of the Republic of Belarus, 17.01.2006, No. 9, 2/1193
Unofficial documents
EN
Law on Safety in Genetic Engineering Activity.pdf (501 KB)
The Law on Safety in Genetic Engineering Activities (in wordings of 2014).
Amendments
Changes and Amendments:
The Law of the Republic of Belarus, December 24, 2007, No.299-3 (National Register of Lawful Regulations of the Republic of Belarus, 2008, No. 3, 2/1396) <H10700299>
The Law of the Republic of Belarus, November 10, 2008, No.444-3 (National Register of Lawful Regulations of the Republic of Belarus, 2008, No. 275, 2/1541) <H108004444>
The Law of the Republic of Belarus, July 2, 2009, No.31-3 (National Register of Lawful Regulations of the Republic of Belarus, 2009, No. 161, 2/1583) <H10900031>
The Law of the Republic of Belarus, January 4, No.109-3 (National Register of Lawful Regulations of the Republic of Belarus, 2010, No. 17, 2/1661) <H11000109>
The Law of the Republic of Belarus in wording of the Law of 04.01.2014
N 130-3
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
National Co-ordination Biosafety Centre
27, Akademicheskaya Str.
Minsk
Belarus, 220072
Phone:+375 17 284-0297
Fax:+375 17 284-1691
Email:info@biosafety.by
Url:National Co-ordination Biosafety Centre
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus
10 Kollektornaya street
Minsk
Belarus, 220048
Phone:+375 17 200-6691
Fax:+375 17 200-5583
Email:minproos@mail.belpak.by
Url:Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus
39 Myasnikova St
Minsk, Minsk City
Belarus, 220048
Phone:+375 17 222-6033
Fax:+375 17 222-4627
Email:mzrb@belcmt.by,minzdrav@mailgov.by
Url:Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus
Additional Information
Additional Information
Safety in genetic engineering activities shall be achieved through:
adoption of regulatory legal acts and technical regulatory acts in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities;
issue by specially authorized State authorities of Permits for import, export and release of genetic engineered orgainisms and State registration of genetically engineered organisms placing in the market;
establishment and observance of requirements on safety in genetic engineering activities;
planning and implementation of measures on ensuring safety in the field of genetic engineering activities;
performance of State Safety Examination of genetically engineered organisms;
ensuring control in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities;
account in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities;
establishment of legal measures for violation of legislation requirements to safety in genetic engineering activities;
other measures on safety in genetic engineering activities according to legislation.