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NameGenetical Modification Organisms Authorization Requirements
DescriptionA person proposing to export a GMO covered by this Act from the country to another country party to the Cartagena Protocol shall- (a) notify the Competent Authority of the proposed country party of import, in writing, prior to the first transboundary movement of the GMO by supplying, at a minimum, information specified in the first schedule (b) include a declaration that all information provided in such notification is factually correct; (c) prior to shipment, provide to the Competent Authority with a copy of the authorisation granted by the importing country
CommentsAuthorisation is required under the Cartagena Protocol and the applicable laws of the domestic country.
Validity From01-01-2012
Validity To31-12-9999
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AgencyEswatini Environment Authority (EEA)
Created Date2020-03-19 09:24:18
Updated Date2020-08-13 06:24:31
Measure TypePermit Requirement
Legal/RegulationThe Biosafety Act, 2012
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Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Import/Export/Transit PermitThis process represents the procedure for obtaining a permit to import genetically modified Organisms (GMO), most typically crops represented by the import of cotton seed, maize seed and maize grain in to the Kingdom of Swaziland. All GMOs are controlled.ImportView


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