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The Genetically Modified Organisms(Contained Use) Regulations 2000

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Meaning of “work” and “at work”

    5. 5.Modification of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974

  3. PART II RISK ASSESSMENT AND NOTIFICATION OF ACTIVITIES INVOLVING GENETIC MODIFICATION

    1. 6.Risk assessment of activities involving genetically modified micro-organisms

    2. 7.Risk assessment of activities involving genetically modified organisms other than micro-organisms

    3. 8.Review and recording of risk assessments

    4. 9.Notification of the intention to use premises for the first time for activities involving genetic modification

    5. 10.Notification of class 2 activities involving genetic modification of micro-organisms

    6. 11.Notification of class 3 or class 4 activities involving genetic modification of micro-organisms

    7. 12.Notification of activities involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms

    8. 13.Notifications to the joint competent authority and of connected programmes of work

    9. 14.Duties on receiving notifications and additional information

    10. 15.Additional provisions relating to notifications

  4. PART III CONDUCT OF ACTIVITIES INVOLVING GENETIC MODIFICATION

    1. 16.Establishment of a genetic modification safety committee

    2. 17.Principles of occupational and environmental safety

    3. 18.Containment and control measures for activities involving genetic modification of micro-organisms

    4. 19.Containment and control measures for activities involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms

    5. 20.Emergency plans

    6. 21.Information relating to accidents

  5. PART IV DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION AND PUBLICITY

    1. 22.Disclosure of information provided pursuant to regulations 9 to 15

    2. 23.Disclosure of information provided pursuant to regulation 21

    3. 24.Register of notifications

  6. PART V MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 25.Exemption certificates

    2. 26.Enforcement and civil liability

    3. 27.Fees for notifications and applications

    4. 28.Transitional provisions

    5. 29.Appeals

    6. 30.Extension outside Great Britain

    7. 31.Revocations, amendments and savings

  7. Signature

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      Classes of activity involving genetic modification

    2. Schedule 2

      1. Part I: Examples of techniques constituting genetic modification

      2. Part II: Techniques which are not considered to result in genetic modification

      3. Part III: Techniques to which these Regulations do not apply

    3. Schedule 3

      1. Part I: Matters to be taken into account in carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 6

      2. Part II: Steps to be included when carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 6

    4. Schedule 4

      1. Part I: Matters to be taken into account in carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 7

      2. Part II: Steps to be included when carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 7

    5. Schedule 5

      Information required for a notification under regulation 9(1)

    6. Schedule 6

      1. Part I: Information required for a notification under regulation 10(1)

      2. Part II: Information required for a notification under regulation 11(1)

      3. Part III: Information required for a notification under regulation 12(1)

    7. Schedule 7

      General principles of good microbiological practice and of good occupational safety and hygiene

    8. Schedule 8

      Containment measures

    9. Schedule 9

      Fees for notifications and applications

    10. Schedule 10

      Transitional provisions

    11. Schedule 11

      Appeals

  9. Explanatory Note

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