| | english | español | français |
  Home|The Cartagena Protocol|Text|Article   Printer-friendly version

<< Previous Index Next >>


Article 25. Illegal Transboundary Movements

1. Each Party shall adopt appropriate domestic measures aimed at preventing and, if appropriate, penalizing transboundary movements of living modified organisms carried out in contravention of its domestic measures to implement this Protocol. Such movements shall be deemed illegal transboundary movements.

2. In the case of an illegal transboundary movement, the affected Party may request the Party of origin to dispose, at its own expense, of the living modified organism in question by repatriation or destruction, as appropriate.

3. Each Party shall make available to the Biosafety Clearing-House information concerning cases of illegal transboundary movements pertaining to it.

   
   
Update on 2010-10-26
United Nations Environment Programme United Nations