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The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release and Risk Assessment-Amendment) Regulations 1997

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Amendment of Regulations — Deliberate Release

2.—(1) The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) Regulations 1992(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In paragraph (1) of regulation 10 (consent to market products) there is added at the end the following subparagraph—

(e)the marketing of a novel food or novel food ingredient within the scope of Regulation (EC) No 258/97 of the European Parliament and of the Council(2).

(3) For Schedule 2 to the Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) Regulations 1992(1) there is substituted the Schedule 2 set out in the Schedule to these Regulations.


1992/3280; the relevant amending instrument is S.I. 1995/304.


OJ No. L 43, 14.2.97, p. 1. A Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning novel foods and novel food ingredients. The Regulation provides for specific environmental risk assessment of novel foods or novel food ingredients which contain or consist of genetically modified organisms.

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