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Biosafety Law, Regulation, Guidelines and Agreements (LAW)

published: 06 Jan 2005 last updated: 15 Jun 2021
Amendment
No
Amendments:
2003-03-20;
2006-07-22;
2020-06-30.
EN
General information
Law on Genetically Modified Organisms
EN
Legislative details
Law
National / Federal
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.
EN
31 Dec 2002
Document details
Regulatory contact information
  • - Competent National Authority: BCH-CNA-LT-7209-13 | BCH-CNA-LT-7209-13
    Competent National Authority
    Ministry of Environment ()
    A. Jakšto St. 4
    Vilnius,
    LT–01105, Lithuania
    Phone: +370 52 663 661,
    Fax: +370 52 663 663,
    Email: info@am.lt,
    Website: https://am.lrv.lt/, ,
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