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The Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Wales) Regulations 2002

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Information to be included on the register

35.—(1) The register shall contain the particulars set out in paragraphs (2) to (10).

(2) In relation to a prohibition notice served by the National Assembly for Wales under section 110 of the Act

(a)the name and address of the person on whom the notice is served,

(b)the description of the genetically modified organisms in relation to which the notice is served,

(c)the location at which the genetically modified organisms are proposed to be released,

(d)the purpose for which the genetically modified organisms are proposed to be released or marketed,

(e)the reason for the service of the notice,

(f)any date specified in the notice as the date on which the prohibition is to take effect.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), in relation to an application for a consent under section 111(1) of the Act —

(a)the name and address of the applicant,

(b)a general description of the genetically modified organisms in relation to which the application is being made,

(c)the location at which the genetically modified organisms are proposed to be released, to the extent that this information is notified to the National Assembly for Wales,

(d)the purpose for which the genetically modified organisms are proposed to be released (including any future use to which they are intended to be put) or, in relation to a consent to market, the purpose for which they will be marketed,

(e)the intended dates of the release,

(f)the environment risk assessment,

(g)the methods and plans for monitoring the genetically modified organisms and for responding to an emergency, and

(h)a summary of any advice the National Assembly for Wales has received from the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment as to whether an application for release of genetically modified organisms should be granted or rejected, and either—

(i)the conditions or limitations in accordance with which that committee has advised that the consent should be granted, or

(ii)a summary of the reasons why that committee has advised that the consent should not be granted.

(4) Where the National Assembly for Wales is or becomes aware that information regarding the genetically modified organisms or the purpose for which they will be released or marketed has been published which is more detailed than that which would satisfy the requirements of paragraph (3) above, it shall enter so much of that more detailed information on the register as it shall consider appropriate.

(5) In relation to consents granted under section 111(1) of the Act—

(a)a copy of the consent, and a reference to the application in respect of which it was granted,

(b)any information supplied to the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with conditions imposed on the consent,

(c)the fact that the consent has been varied or revoked, the contents of the notice by which the consent was varied or revoked, and a copy of the varied consent,

(d)a summary of any advice the National Assembly for Wales has received from the Advisory Committee on Releases to the Environment as to whether a consent to release genetically modified organisms should be varied or revoked.

(6) The following information concerning the risk of damage being caused to the environment by genetically modified organisms—

(a)any information provided to the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with section 111(6A) or 112(5)(b)(i) of the Act,

(b)any information relating to an unforeseen event occurring in connection with a release of a genetically modified organism which might affect the risks there are of damage being caused to the environment notified to the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with section 112(5)(b)(iii) of the Act.

(7) A copy of any consent to market genetically modified organisms granted by a competent authority of another Member State.

(8) The location of any genetically modified organisms grown in Wales pursuant to a consent to market insofar as that information is applied to the National Assembly for Wales in accordance with the monitoring requirements imposed on the consent.

(9) Any decision adopted by the Commission in accordance with Article 18 of the Deliberate Release Directive.

(10) In relation to convictions for any offence under section 118 of the Act—

(a)the name and address of the person convicted,

(b)the description of any genetically modified organisms in relation to which the conviction was obtained,

(c)the offence which was committed,

(d)the penalty imposed and any order made by the court under section 120 of the Act.

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