Article 3. Scope
- This Supplementary Protocol applies to damage resulting from living modified organisms which find their origin in a transboundary movement. The living modified organisms referred to are those:
- Intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing;
- Destined for contained use;
- Intended for intentional introduction into the environment.
- With respect to intentional transboundary movements, this Supplementary Protocol applies to damage resulting from any authorized use of the living modified organisms referred to in paragraph 1 above.
- This Supplementary Protocol also applies to damage resulting from unintentional transboundary movements as referred to in Article 17 of the Protocol as well as damage resulting from illegal transboundary movements as referred to in Article 25 of the Protocol.
- This Supplementary Protocol applies to damage resulting from a transboundary movement of living modified organisms that started after the entry into force of this Supplementary Protocol for the Party into whose jurisdiction the transboundary movement was made.
- This Supplementary Protocol applies to damage that occurred in areas within the limits of the national jurisdiction of Parties.
- Parties may use criteria set out in their domestic law to address damage that occurs within the limits of their national jurisdiction.
- Domestic law implementing this Supplementary Protocol shall also apply to damage resulting from transboundary movements of living modified organisms from non-Parties.