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Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2003 on genetically modified food and feed (Text with EEA relevance)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. CHAPTER I OBJECTIVE AND DEFINITIONS

    1. Article 1.Objective

    2. Article 2.Definitions

  3. CHAPTER II GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD

    1. Section 1 Authorisation and supervision

      1. Article 3.Scope

      2. Article 4.Requirements

      3. Article 5.Application for authorisation

      4. Article 6.Opinion of the Authority

      5. Article 7.Authorisation

      6. Article 8.Status of existing products

      7. Article 9.Supervision

      8. Article 10.Modification, suspension and revocation of authorisations

      9. Article 11.Renewal of authorisations

    2. Section 2 Labelling

      1. Article 12.Scope

      2. Article 13.Requirements

      3. Article 14. Implementing measures

  4. CHAPTER III GENETICALLY MODIFIED FEED

    1. Section 1 Authorisation and supervision

      1. Article 15.Scope

      2. Article 16.Requirements

      3. Article 17.Application for authorisation

      4. Article 18.Opinion of the Authority

      5. Article 19.Authorisation

      6. Article 20.Status of existing products

      7. Article 21.Supervision

      8. Article 22.Modification, suspension and revocation of authorisations

      9. Article 23.Renewal of authorisations

    2. Section 2 Labelling

      1. Article 24.Scope

      2. Article 25.Requirements

      3. Article 26. Implementing measures

  5. CHAPTER IV COMMON PROVISIONS

    1. Article 27.Products likely to be used as both food and feed

    2. Article 28.Community register

    3. Article 29.Public access

    4. Article 30.Confidentiality

    5. Article 31.Data protection

    6. Article 32.Community reference laboratory

    7. Article 33.Consultation with the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies

    8. Article 34.Emergency measures

    9. Article 35.Committee procedure

    10. Article 36.Administrative review

    11. Article 37.Repeals

    12. Article 38.Amendments to Regulation (EC) No 258/97

    13. Article 39.Amendment to Directive 82/471/EEC

    14. Article 40.Amendments to Directive 2002/53/EC

    15. Article 41.Amendments to Directive 2002/55/EC

    16. Article 42.Amendment to Directive 68/193/EEC

    17. Article 43.Amendments to Directive 2001/18/EC

    18. Article 44.Information to be provided in accordance with the Cartagena Protocol

    19. Article 45.Penalties

    20. Article 46.Transitional measures for requests, labelling and notifications

    21. Article 47.Transitional measures for adventitious or technically unavoidable presence of genetically modified material which has benefited from a favourable risk evaluation

    22. Article 48.Review

    23. Article 49.Entry into force

  6. Signature

    1. ANNEX

      DUTIES AND TASKS OF THE COMMUNITY REFERENCE LABORATORY

      1. 1. The Community reference laboratory referred to in Article 32 is...

      2. 2. For the duties and tasks outlined in this Annex, the...

      3. 3. The Community reference laboratory shall be responsible, in particular, for:...

      4. 4. The Community reference laboratory shall play a role in dispute...

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