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National Biosafety Law No.15 of 2010.

Country/Territory
Sudan
Document type
Legislation
Date
2010
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Livestock, Environment gen., Food & nutrition, Cultivated plants, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Institution Biosafety Biosecurity Biotechnology Risk assessment/management Public health Registration Authorization/permit Agricultural development Liability/compensation Crops/grasses Biodiversity GMO Basic legislation Packaging/labelling
Geographical area
Africa, Landlocked Developing Nations, Least Developed Countries, Northern Africa
Abstract

Purpose of this Law, consisting of 31 articles divided in VII Sections and 4 Annexes, is to regulate the activities aimed at the production of genetically modified organisms or genetically modified products and the establishment of an institutional competent body and defining its competences. Through this Law is intended to prohibit the direct release of genetically modified organisms or products into the environment or food, feed or vaccine, or manufacturing, import or export GMOs, which could

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moj.gov.sd

Other references

Implements treaty

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity

Treaty | Multilateral | Montreal |

Keyword: Risk assessment/management, Transboundary effects, Biosafety, Biodiversity, International trade, Packaging/labelling, Institution, Biotechnology, Transport/storage, Liability/compensation, Sustainable use, Financing, Monitoring, GMO, Education, Access-to-information, Food quality control/food safety, International agreement-text, Precautionary principle

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001327)