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Regulation (EC) No. 1946/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2003
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Environment gen., Food & nutrition
Keyword
Pollution control GMO Transboundary effects Precautionary principle Data collection/reporting Food quality control/food safety International trade
Geographical area
Eastern Europe, Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Regulation shall enter into force on 25 November 2003.
Abstract

In compliance with the precautionary principle, the objectives of this Regulation are to establish a common system of notification and information for transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and to contribute to ensuring an adequate level of protection in the field of the safe transfer, handling and use of GMOs that may have adverse effects on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health. The Regulation is d

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Website
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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Genetically Modified Organisms (Transboundary Movements) (Wales) Regulations 2005 (W.S.I. No. 1912 (W.155) of 2005).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2005

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree No. 418 of 2004 to amend the Decree Genetically Modified Organisms Based on the Act Concerning Environmentally Harmful Substances regarding transboundary movement and traceability and labelling of genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Netherlands | 2004

Keyword: EIA, Authorization/permit, GMO, Data collection/reporting, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Genetically Modified Organisms (Transboundary Movements) (England) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No. 2692 of 2004).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2004

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, GMO, Inspection, Animal feed/feedstuffs, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 34 on transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2012

Keyword: GMO, Transboundary effects, Offences/penalties, International trade, Traceability/product tracing

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006 (2010)

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law on the implementation of Regulation (EC) no. 1946/2003 on transboundary movements of genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Croatia | 2013

Keyword: Pollution control, GMO, Transboundary effects, Precautionary principle, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Food quality control/food safety, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on the transboundary movement of genetically modified organisms.

Legislation | Croatia | 2010

Keyword: Pollution control, GMO, Transboundary effects, Precautionary principle, Data collection/reporting, Food quality control/food safety, International trade

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on fodders.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, GMO, Internal trade, International trade, Inspection, Packaging/labelling, Basic legislation, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Authorization/permit, Drugs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act on safety of food and nutrition.

Legislation | Poland | 2006

Keyword: Basic legislation, Food quality control/food safety, Packaging/labelling, Hygiene/sanitary procedures, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Institution, Nutrition

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation on environmental sanction fees (2012:259).

Legislation | Sweden | 2012

Keyword: Pollution control, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental fees/charges, Ozone layer, Soil pollution/quality, Oil pollution, Hazardous substances, Pesticides, Waste disposal, Classification/declassification, Registration, Transport/storage, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX