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Document ID (ISN)60483
CIS number 93-1073
ISBN(s) 0-11-033152-4
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1992 No.3280 Statutory Instruments 1993 No.152
Title Environmental Protection - The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) Regulations 1992, 1993 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992, 1993. 19p. Price: GBP 3.55.
Abstract These Regulations, together with Part VI of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, give effect in Great Britain to Council Directive 90/220/EEC. The Regulations define artificial techniques of genetic manipulation and the capacity of organisms for causing harm for purposes of the Regulations. They provide for mechanisms for the release of genetically modified organisms (consent for release and marketing of such organisms, applications for consent and the information to be provided therein, bringing such applications to the attention of the public); further duties in connection with the release; maintenance of registers of information. In the schedules: detailed information to be contained in consents to release and/or market genetically modified organisms. S.I. 1993 No.152 is a minor modification of S.I. 1992 No.3280.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; biological hazards; neighbourhood protection; genetic engineering
Descriptors (secondary) European Communities; law; authorization of dangerous work; microorganisms
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Biological hazards