ACTS & RULES

 

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NATIONAL

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

Rules for the manufacture, use, import, export & storage of hazardous micro organisms, genetically engineered organisms or cells, 1989 

Drugs and Cosmetics Rules - 1988 (eight amendment)

Drug Policy

Schedule–Y of Drugs and Cosmetics Act

Seeds Policy –  2002

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001

DGFT Notification No. 2(RE-2006) / 2004-2009, 2006

Food Safety and Standards Act 2006

Plant Quarantine Order, 2003

 

INTERNATIONAL

Convention on Biological Diversity (1992)

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity (2000)

Codex Alimentarious

 

OTHER COUNTRIES

Australia

Bangladesh - Biosafety Guidelines of Bangladesh, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, 2005

Canada - Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Egypt - Biosafety Regulations and Guidelines, Ministry of Agriculture, 1994

European Union

Ghana - National Biosafety Framework For Ghana Administrative Guidelines

Nigeria - Guidelines on Biosafety for Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources,1994 

Pakistan - National Biosafety Guidelines, Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency, 2005

Singapore - Biosafety Guidelines For Research On Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), GMAC, 2006

South Africa

South Korea

Thailand - Biosafety Guidelines in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology for Field Work and Planned Release

USA