Legislation

Deliberate Release

European Legislation

  1. Directive 2001/18/EC on the deliberate release into the environment of GMOs (consolidated text).
  2. Commission Decision 2002/623/EC establishing guidance notes supplementing Annex II (principals for the environmental risk assessment) to Directive 2001/18/EC.
  3. Council Decision 2002/811/EC establishing guidance notes supplementing Annex VII (monitoring plan) to Directive 2001/18/EC.
  4. Council Decision 2002/813/EC establishing summary notification information format for purposes other than placing on the market (Part B).
  5. Commission Decision 2003/701/EC establishing a format for presenting the results of the deliberate release into the environment of GM higher plants for purposes other than placing on the market (Part B).
  6. Council Decision 2002/812/EC establishing summary notification information format relating to the placing on the market of GMOs as or in products (Part C).
  7. Commission Decision 2009/770/EC establishing standard reporting formats for presenting the monitoring results of the deliberate release into the environment of GMOs as or in products, for the purpose of placing on the market.

Irish Legislation

  1. GMO (Deliberate Release) Regulations, S.I. No. 500 of 2003

     

Contained Use

European Legislation

Council Directive 90/219/EEC on the contained use of GMMs has been substantially amended several times, it was therefore recast (Directive 2009/41/EC) in the interests of clarity.

  1. Directive 2009/41/EC on the contained use of GMMs (Recast Directive).
  2. Commission Decision 2005/174/EC establishing guidance notes supplementing Part B of Annex II to Directive 90/219/EEC on the contained use of GMMs.
  3. Commission Decision 2000/608/EEC concerning the guidance notes for risk assessment outlined in Annex III of Directive 90/219/EEC on the contained use of GMMs.

Irish Legislation

  1. GMO (Contained use) Regulations, S.I. No 73 of 2001
  2. G MO (Contained use) (Amendment) Regulations, S.I. No 442 of 2010

The GMO (Contained Use) Regulations and the Amendment Regulations may be cited together as the GMO (Contained Use) Regulations 2001 to 2010.

Transboundary Movement

European Legislation

  1. Regulation (EC) No 1946/2003 on transboundary movements of GMOs.

Irish Legislation

  1. GMO (Transboundary Movement) Regulations S.I. No 54 of 2004.