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The Genetic Manipulation Regulations 1989

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6.—(1) For the purpose of notifying an individual activity involving genetic manipulation under regulation 5(2)(b) or determining whether the activity is to be assessed as falling into containment levels 1 or 2 or as warranting only the use of good large-scale practice as the case may be and is therefore an activity to which regulation 5(4) applies, the person carrying out the activity shall carry out a risk assessment of the intended activity by the approved method.

(2) The person carrying out the activity shall establish a committee for the purpose of advising him in relation to any risk assessment mentioned in regulation 6(1).

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