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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
48530
Status
Published
Date of creation
2009-04-07 16:00 UTC (biosafety.by@gmail.com)
Date of last update
2014-04-10 09:53 UTC (E.Makeyeva@igc.by)
Date of publication
2014-04-10 09:53 UTC (E.Makeyeva@igc.by)

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General information
Country
  • Belarus
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus
Coordinates
Coordinates
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
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
It adopts the following legal documents and procedures: - regulatory and legal acts and technical regulatory acts in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities of the second, third and fourth risk levels, exercised for contained use;
- issues according to the specified procedure, permits for performing genetic engineering activities in contained use systems of the second, third and fourth risk levels;
- issues according to the specified procedure, permits for import into the Republic of Belarus, export from the Republic of Belarus and transit through its territory of opportunistic pathogenic and pathogenic genetically engineered organisms;
- it establishes safety requirements to transportation of opportunistic pathogenic and pathogenic genetically engineered organisms;
- it establishes procedure on assessment of risk of potential harmful impacts of genetically engineered organisms on human health;
- it exercises state registration of genetically engineered micro-organism strains within its competence;
- it exercises state control in the field of safety in genetic engineering activities within its competence; and
exercises other powers according to the legislation.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • Bacteria
Additional contact information
Contact person
Dr. Alexander Petkevich
Leading Research Scientist
Group of Scientific and Organizing Support for RSPCEM Programs
State Institution "The Republican Research and Practical Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology" (RSPCEM)
23 Filimonova St
Minsk, Minsk City
Belarus, 220114
Phone:+375 17 267-3267,+375 17 266-3507
Fax:+375 17 267-3093
Email:asp@belriem.by
Url:The Republican Research and Practical Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology

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