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Date of creation
2010-09-02 13:42 UTC (nina.vik@dirnat.no)
Date of publication
2010-09-02 13:50 UTC (giovanni.ferraiolo@cbd.int)

General Information
Regulations relating to impact assessment pursuant to the Gene Technology Act
Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
  • English
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
Norwegian regulations that govern the content and processing of impact assessments required for deliberate release of genetically modified organisms that is subject to the duty to obtain approval pursuant to section 10, cf section 11, of the Gene Technology Act. They also govern the duty of applicants to carry out investigations during and after deliberate release in order to elucidate its effects, and to report to the authority responsible for granting approval (the competent authority) on the results of such investigations.

The regulations also apply if an impact assessment is required in connection with approval of contained use pursuant to section 8 of the Gene Technology Act.
Thematic areas
  • Biosafety policy and regulation
    • National/Domestic regulatory frameworks or guidelines
    • National policies
    • National decision making system
  • LMO use and transboundary movement
    • LMOs for use as food or feed or for processing
    • LMOs for introduction into the environment (Environmental releases)
    • Field trials
    • Contained use
    • LMOs for pharmaceuticals
  • Scientific and technical issues
    • Risk assessment
  • Socio-economic and trade issues
Additional Information
Type of resource
  • National legislation
Publisher and its location
Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
N-0030 Oslo
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