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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
709
Status
Published
Date of creation
2003-08-20 15:17 UTC (marina.ocampo@biodiv.org)
Date of last update
2013-09-10 12:39 UTC (protocolo.cartagena@magrama.es)
Date of publication
2013-09-10 12:39 UTC (protocolo.cartagena@magrama.es)

General information
Country
  • Spain
Name of the Competent National Authority
General Directorate of Agrarian Productions and Markets. Support Unit.
Coordinates
Coordinates
General Directorate of Agrarian Productions and Markets. Support Unit.
C/Almagro, 33
Madrid, Madrid
Spain, 28014
Phone:+ 34 91 347 51 13
Fax:+ 34 91 347 58 83
Email:protocolo.cartagena@magrama.es
Url:Web Page of the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
The Support Unit of the General Directorate of Agrarian Productions and Markets (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment)is responsible for exercising the administrative functions required by the Protocol in accordance with the Real Decreto 367/2010.

The decision-making process under the Spanish national biosafety framework for reaching a decision on the authorization of the use of any living modified organisms involve different ministries through the Interministerial Council on Genetically Modified Organisms (CIOMG),  attached to the General Directorate of Agrarian Productions and Markets (Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment).
Also, due to the Administrative organization of the country the Autonomous Communities have duties and competences regarding LMO.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
D. Jose Antonio Sobrino Maté
Head of Support Unit
General Directorate of Agrarian Productions and Markets
Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPA)
C/ Almagro 33
Madrid
España
Madrid, Madrid
Spain, 28010
Phone:+34 91 347 69 31
Fax:+34 91 347 5883
Email:protocolo.cartagena@mapama.es

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