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The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Purpose of the Order and meaning of expressions used

    4. 4.Meaning of “damage to the environment” etc

    5. 5.Techniques of genetic modification

    6. 6.Environmental risk assessment

    7. 7.Communication with applicant for consent

  3. PART II RELEASING ORGANISMS FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE THAN MARKETING

    1. 8.Requirement for consent to release

    2. 9.Exempt activities

    3. 10.Applications for consent to release genetically modified organisms – general provisions

    4. 11.Information to be contained in applications for consent to release

    5. 12.Advertisement of applications for consent to release

    6. 13.Transitional provisions for release

  4. PART III MARKETING ORGANISMS

    1. 14.Requirement for consent to market

    2. 15.Exempt activities

    3. 16.Applications for consent to market

    4. 17.Transitional provision of marketing

    5. 18.Applications for renewal of consent to market

  5. PART IV DUTIES AFTER THE MAKING OF APPLICATIONS

    1. 19.Duty of the applicant after applying for consent to release or to market

    2. 20.Duties of the Department in relation to applications for consent to release

    3. 21.Decisions by the Department on applications for consent to release

    4. 22.Variation or revocation of a consent to release genetically modified organisms

    5. 23.Duties of the Department in relation to applications for consent to market

    6. 24.Decisions by the Department on applications for consents to market genetically modified organisms

    7. 25.Duties of the Department on receiving applications for renewal of consent to market

    8. 26.Decisions by the Department on applications for renewal of consent to market genetically modified organisms

    9. 27.Genetically modified organisms containing antibiotic resistance markers

  6. PART V GENERAL PROVISION FOR CONSENTS TO MARKET

    1. 28.General provisions of consents to market genetically modified organisms

    2. 29.General conditions in consents to release or market genetically modified organisms

    3. 30.Proof of compliance with consent condition

    4. 31.New information on risks of damage from marketing genetically modified organisms

  7. PART VI SAFEGUARD

    1. 32.Safeguard

  8. PART VII CONFIDENTIALITY

    1. 33.Confidentiality

  9. PART VIII REGISTER OF INFORMATION

    1. 34.Information to be included in the register

    2. 35.Keeping the register

    3. 36.Publication of representations

  10. PART IX MISCELLANEOUS

    1. 37.Advisory Committee for the purposes of the Order

    2. 38.Revocations

  11. Signature

  12. SCHEDULES

    1. 1

      Information to be included in applications for consent to release or market genetically modified higher plants

    2. 2

      Information to be included in applications for consent to release or market organisms other than genetically modified higher plants

    3. 3

      Information to be included in an application for consent to market genetically modified organisms

    4. 4

      Information to be included in an assessment report

    5. 5

      Revocations

  13. Explanatory Note

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