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Text of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

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Article 1
Article 2
General Provisions
Article 3
Use of Terms
Article 4
Article 5
Article 6
Transit and Contained Use
Article 7
Application of the Advance Informed Agreement Procedure
Article 8
Article 9
Acknowledgement of Receipt of Notification
Article 10
Decision Procedure
Article 11
Procedure for Living Modified Organisms Intended for Direct Use as Food or Feed, Or For Processing
Article 12
Review of Decisions
Article 13
Simplified Procedure
Article 14
Bilateral, Regional and Multilateral Agreements and Arrangements
Article 15
Risk Assessment
Article 16
Risk Management
Article 17
Unintentional Transboundary Movements and Emergency Measures
Article 18
Handling, Transport, Packaging and Identification
Article 19
Competent National Authorities and National Focal Points
Article 20
Information Sharing and the Biosafety Clearing-House
Article 21
Confidential Information
Article 22
Article 23
Public Awareness and Participation
Article 24
Article 25
Illegal Transboundary Movements
Article 26
Socio-Economic Considerations
Article 27
Liability and Redress
Article 28
Financial Mechanism and Resources
Article 29
Conference of the Parties Serving as the Meeting of the Parties to this Protocol
Article 30
Subsidiary Bodies
Article 31
Article 32
Relationship With the Convention
Article 33
Monitoring and Reporting
Article 34
Article 35
Assessment and Review
Article 36
Article 37
Entry Into Force
Article 38
Article 39
Article 40
Authentic Texts
Annex I
Information required in notifications under articles 8, 10 and 13
Annex II
Information required concerning living modified organisms intended for direct use as food or feed, or for processing under article 11
Annex III
Risk Assessment

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