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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2019-02-26 12:17 UTC (sgubar@menr.gov.ua)
Date of publication
2019-02-26 12:17 UTC (sgubar@menr.gov.ua)

General Information
  • Ukraine
Title of document
Law of Ukraine of 23.05.2017 № 2059-VIII "On Environment Impact  Assessment"
Legislative details
Type of document
  • Law
Subject areas
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for processing
  • Risk assessment and management
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Law recognizes the Law of Ukraine "On Environmental Expertise" invalid, the provisions of which had been applied to genetically modified organisms.

The Law also determines that the implementation of environmental impact assessment is mandatory in the decision-making process regarding the implementation of genetically engineered activities, the introduction into circulation and any use of genetically modified organisms and products produced using them (in an open system). Such a planned activity is subject to an environmental impact assessment before a decision is made to carry out the proposed activity.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Information about document text
https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2059-19  - Law of Ukraine of 23.05.2017 № 2059-VIII "On Environment Impact  Assessment"
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
35, Uritskogo str.
Ukraine, 03035
Phone:+38 044 206 31 66
Fax:+38 044 206 31 53
Url:Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine