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The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2014

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application

    4. 4.Meaning of “work” and “at work” and modification of the 1974 Act

  3. PART 2

    1. 5.Risk assessment of contained use involving micro-organisms

    2. 6.Risk assessment of contained use involving larger GMOs

    3. 7.Review and recording of risk assessments

    4. 8.Advice from a genetic modification safety committee

    5. 9.Notification of premises to be used for contained use

    6. 10.Notification of class 2 contained use

    7. 11.Notification of class 3 or class 4 contained use

    8. 12.Notification of contained use involving larger GMOs

    9. 13.Single notifications to the joint competent authority and for connected programmes of work

    10. 14.Changes of circumstances relating to notifications

    11. 15.Duty to notify significant changes affecting risks

    12. 16.Action of notifier and user on receipt of request for additional information

    13. 17.Withdrawal of notification

  4. PART 3

    1. 18.Principles of occupational and environmental safety

    2. 19.Containment and control measures for contained use involving micro-organisms

    3. 20.Containment and control measures for contained use involving larger GMOs

    4. 21.Emergency plans

    5. 22.Information relating to accidents

  5. PART 4

    1. 23.Duties of competent authority on receiving a notification

    2. 24.Requests for additional information

    3. 25.Powers of competent authority in relation to contained use

    4. 26.Exemption certificates

    5. 27.Duties of competent authority on receipt of information about accidents

    6. 28.Register of notifications

    7. 29.Information not to be included in the register

  6. PART 5

    1. 30.Enforcement

    2. 31.Appeals

    3. 32.Competent authority address

    4. 33.Saving and transitional provisions

    5. 34.Consequential amendments

    6. 35.Revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Classes of contained use

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART 1 Techniques constituting genetic modification

        1. 1.The techniques which constitute genetic modification referred to in sub-paragraph...

      2. PART 2 Techniques which are not considered to result in genetic modification

        1. 2.The following techniques are not considered to result in genetic...

      3. PART 3 Techniques to which these Regulations do not apply

        1. 3.These Regulations (except regulation 18) do not apply to the...

        2. 4.In paragraph 3— (a) “self-cloning” means the removal of nucleic...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. PART 1 Matters to be taken into account in carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 5

        1. 1.The following matters must be taken into account in carrying...

        2. 2.In paragraph 1, “potentially harmful effects” includes—

      2. PART 2 Steps to be included when carrying out an assessment for the purposes of regulation 5

        1. 3.An assessment carried out for the purposes of regulation 5...

        2. 4.To assign a contained use to the appropriate containment level...

        3. 5.In paragraph 4, “selected containment measure” means an appropriate containment...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

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

        1. 1.The following matters must be taken into account in carrying...

        2. 2.In paragraph 1, “potentially harmful effects” includes—

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

        1. 3.An assessment carried out for the purposes of regulation 6...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Information required for a notification under regulation 9(2)

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Information required for a notification under regulation 10(2), 11(2) or 12(2)

    7. SCHEDULE 7

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

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      1. PART 1 General

        1. 1.In this Schedule— “GMMs” means genetically modified micro-organisms; “HEPA” means...

        2. 2.For the purposes of this Schedule where in the final...

        3. 3.For the purposes of this Schedule— (a) Table 1a describes...

      2. PART 2 Containment measures

  8. Explanatory Note

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