The Genetically Modified Organisms(Contained Use) Regulations 2000

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

19.  (1)  A person who undertakes an activity involving genetic modification of organisms other than micro-organisms shall apply the containment measures selected in accordance with the assessment made pursuant to regulation 7(1).

(2) That person shall review the containment measures applied by him in accordance with paragraph (1)—

(a)at suitably regular intervals; and

(b)forthwith if that person suspects that—

(i)the containment measures applied are no longer adequate, or

(ii)in the light of new scientific or technical knowledge, the assessment referred to in paragraph (1) is no longer valid.