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Competent National Authority
Record information and status
Record ID
7151
Status
Published
Date of creation
2004-12-07 06:13 UTC (mariakara@moew.government.bg)
Date of last update
2019-08-01 12:58 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)
Date of publication
2019-08-01 12:58 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)

General information
Country
  • Bulgaria
Name of the Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment and Water
Coordinates
Coordinates
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Louisa Blvd
Sofia
Bulgaria, 1000
Phone:+3592 940 6123
Fax:+3592 940 6127
Email:ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg
Url:Bulgarian Biodiversity Portal,Ministry of Environment and Water
Regulatory function
Administrative functions
  • All functions pursuant to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Detailed description of the regulatory functions
1. Grant, modify and withdraw authorizations for:
(a) contained use of GMOs;
(b) deliberate release of GMOs into the environment;
2. Register premises for contained use of GMOs;
3. Organize public consultation on deliberate release of GMOs into the environment;
4. Coordinate control function of the other governmental authorities with respect of GMOs;
5. Establish and maintain a Biosafety Clearing-House information system for implementation of obligations under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity and for exchange of scientific, technical, environmental and legal information about GMOs.
Those functions are stipulated in the Bulgarian Genetically Modified Organisms Act. The Act does not apply to:
1. placing on the market, import, export and transit of:
(a) GMOs for use in / or as food, genetically modified foods, foods containing ingredients produced from GMOs, which are regulated by the Food Act;
(b) GMOs for use in / or as feed, genetically modified feed, feed containing ingredients produced from GMOs, which are regulated by the Act on Feed and the Act on Veterinary Activities;
(c) veterinary medicinal products consisting of or containing GMOs or a combination of GMOs or produced from GMOs, which are regulated by the Act on Veterinary Activities;
2. contained use, release into the environment, placing on the market, import, export and transit of medicinal products for human use, consisting of or containing GMOs or a combination of GMOs or produced by GMOs, which are regulated by the Act on Medicinal Products in Human Medicine.
Types of LMOs under its jurisdiction
  • All types of organisms
Additional contact information
Contact person
Mr Nikolay Tzvetkov
State expert
National Nature Protection Service Directorate
Ministry of Environment and Water (MOEW)
22 Maria Louisa Blvd
Sofia
Bulgaria, 1000
Phone:+3592 940 6123
Fax:+3592 940 6127
Email:ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg
Url:Bulgarian Biodiversity Portal,Ministry of Environment and Water

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