Amendment of the Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) Regulations 2002
5. After regulation 17 there is inserted–
“Transitional measures for adventitious or technically unavoidable presence of genetically modified material which has benefited from a favourable risk evaluation.
17A.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), the marketing of traces of a genetically modified organism or combination of genetically modified organisms in products intended for direct use as food or feed or for processing shall be exempted from the requirements of section 108(1)(a) of the Act (to carry out a risk assessment) and of section 111(1)(a) of the Act (to obtain consent) provided that the conditions set out in article 47 of the Food and Feed Regulation are met.
(2) Paragraph (1) shall cease to have effect on 18th April 2007.”.