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Genetically Modified Organisms Amendment Act, No. 23 of 2006

Long title

To amend the Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997, so as to give effect to the Protocol pertaining to genetically modified organisms to which South Africa is party; to amend certain definitions and to add new definitions; to amend the composition and remuneration of members of the Committee and Council; to amplify the powers and duties of the Council and the Committee and the functions of the registrar; to clarify the procedure relating to the application for and issuing of permits; to provide for risk assessments and liability determinations; to amend the information requirements contemplated in the confidentiality clause; to lay down criteria with regard to offences; to provide for certain procedures during an appeal process; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Amendment of section 1 of Act 15 of 1997
2. Amendment of section 3 of Act 15 of 1997
3. Substitution of section 4 of Act 15 of 1997
4. Substitution of section 5 of Act 15 of 1997
5. Amendment of section 7 of Act 15 of 1997
6. Substitution of section 9 of Act 15 of 1997
7. Amendment of section 10 of Act 15 of 1997
8. Amendment of section 11 of Act 15 of 1997
9. Amendment of section 12 of Act 15 of 1997
10. Amendment of section 15 of Act 15 of 1997
11. Amendment of section 17 of Act 15 of 1997
12. Insertion of section 17A in Act 15 of 1997
12. Amendment of section 18 of Act 15 of 1997
13. Amendment of section 19 of Act 15 of 1997
14. Amendment of section 20 of Act 15 of 1997
15. Amendment of section 21 of Act 15 of 1997
16. Substitution of long title of Act 15 of 1997
17. Short title

ANNEXURE. CARTAGENA PROTOCOL ON BIOSAFETY TO THE CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY**
 
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