Class 2 GMMs

Notification requirements for the first time use of a premises for a Class 2 GMM

  • An assessment of the risks to human health and the environment associated with the Class 2 GMM contained use activity
  • Information relating to waste management (i.e. GMM contaminated liquid and solid waste)
  • Information as set out under Part A of the 5th Schedule of the Regulations
  • Fee: €1,875.  A notification is not valid until the fee has been received by the Agency

Agency review period

The Agency has a 45-day review period from the date of receipt of the notification by the Agency. This does not include any period during which the Agency is awaiting receipt of any additional information it may have requested i.e. the clock is stopped until all requested additional information is received

Notification requirements for the subsequent contained use of a Class 2 GMM

(Where the user has been issued with a consent for the first time use of the premises and wishes to use a new Class 2 GMM not previously notified to the Agency).

  • An assessment of the risks to human health and the environment associated with the Class 2 GMM contained use activity
  • Information relating to waste management (i.e. GMM contaminated liquid and solid waste)
  • Fee: €625.  A notification is not valid until the fee has been received by the Agency

In addition to the above, the user should provide the GMO Register Number relating to the first time use of the premises.

Agency review period

The Agency has a 10-day review period. If the user has not been notified of the Agency’s decision within that 10-day period, the user may proceed with the contained use activity in accordance with the requirements of their existing consent.