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The Genetically Modified Organisms(Contained Use) Regulations 2000

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PART IIINFORMATION REQUIRED FOR A NOTIFICATION UNDER REGULATION 11(1)

2.  A notification required for the purposes of regulation 11(1) shall contain the following information—

(a)the name, address and telephone number and any fax number and any e-mail address of the notifier;

(b)the centre number allocated by the competent authority in respect of the premises at which the activity involving genetic modification of micro-organisms is to be undertaken and the date of the notification required by regulation 9(1) relating to those premises;

(c)the name of the employee of the notifier with specific responsibility for supervision and safety;

(d)information on the training and qualifications of that employee;

(e)the recipient or parental micro-organism to be used;

(f)the donor micro-organism to be used;

(g)where applicable, the host-vector system to be used;

(h)the source and intended function of the genetic material involved in the modification;

(i)the identity and characteristics of the genetically modified micro-organism;

(j)the culture volumes to be used;

(k)a description of the containment and other protective measures to be applied, including—

(i)information on waste management, including the type and form of wastes to be generated, their treatment, ultimate form and destination,

(ii)in the case of activities involving genetic modification of micro-organisms in class 3, justification for not applying any containment measure at containment level 3, and

(iii)in the case of activities involving genetic modification of micro-organisms in class 4, justification for not applying any containment measure at containment level 4;

(1)the purpose of the activity involving genetic modification of micro-organisms, including its expected results;

(m)a description of the parts of the installation;

(n)information on any accident prevention and emergency plans, including—

(i)any specific hazards arising from the location of the installation,

(ii)the preventive measures applied, including safety equipment, alarm systems and containment methods,

(iii)procedures and plans for verifying the continuing effectiveness of the containment measures,

(iv)a description of the information provided to workers,

(v)the information necessary for the competent authority to evaluate any emergency plan, and

(vi)confirmation that the emergency services and any body or authority liable to be affected by an accident to which any emergency plan relates will be informed of the contents of the plan and of any relevant revisions made in pursuance of regulation 20(3); and

(o)a copy of the assessment referred to in regulation 6(1).

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