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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
7222
Status
Published
Date of creation
2005-01-06 05:58 UTC (g.blazauskiene@am.lt)
Date of last update
2020-02-03 07:48 UTC (o.pivoriene@am.lt)
Date of publication
2020-02-03 07:48 UTC (o.pivoriene@am.lt)

General Information
Country
  • Lithuania
Jurisdiction
  • Lithuania
Title of document
Law on Genetically Modified Organisms
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Law
Subject areas
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Liability and redress
  • Public awareness and participation
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The purpose of this Law is to establish the spheres of activities involving genetically modified organisms and genetically modified products, their state management and regulation, also the rights, duties and responsibility of the users of the said organisms and products.

The Law aplies to all natural and legal persons who are connected with deliberate release into the environment, use, placing on the market, carrying out of tests and research, and other activities involving genetically modified organisms and geneticaly modified products, provided for by this Law, in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania.
The Law does not establish compulsory safety requirements for the carriage of genetically modified organisms and genetically modified products across the territory of the Republic of Lithuania in transit, also by rail, road, inland waterway, sea or air. The above requirements is established by other legal acts of the Republic of Lithuania.
Date of entry into force
2002-12-31
Document details
Document text
LT
gmo istatymas.pdf (176 KB)
Information about document text
Amended on March 20, 2003 (No. IX - 1384) and on June 22, 2006 (No. X-720).
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Environment
A. Jakšto St. 4/9
Vilnius
Lithuania, LT–01105
Phone:+370 52 663 661
Fax:+370 52 663 663
Email:info@am.lt
Url:http://www.am.lt