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Biosafety Law, Regulation, Guidelines and Agreements (LAW)

last updated: 09 Jun 2022
Amendment
No
General information
Guidelines for the conduct of confined field trials of genetically modified plants in Sri Lanka
EN
Legislative details
Guidelines
National / Federal
Sri Lanka is a Party to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (CPB) to the Convention on Biological Diversity and has developed a National Biosafety Framework (NBF) in 2005. Sri Lanka is committed to regulate activities involving GMOs, also referred to as Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) resulting from modern biotechnology to ensure their safe use. In this context, The “Guidelines for the conduct of confined field trials (CFTs) of GM plants in Sri Lanka” have been prepared to provide guidance on the process of applications and authorization for the conduct of CFTs of GM plants in Sri Lanka. 
EN
01 Jul 2021
Regulatory contact information
  • BCH-SPCA-LK-259015-1 Supplementary Protocol Competent Authority Ministry of Environment - Biodiversity Secretariat,
    National Focal Point and Coordinating Agency for Biosafety in accordance with the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety in Sri Lanka.
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