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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
40716
Status
Published
Date of creation
2007-09-18 09:11 UTC (cpbs.malta@era.org.mt)
Date of last update
2010-05-05 08:28 UTC (cpbs.malta@era.org.mt)
Date of publication
2010-05-05 08:28 UTC (cpbs.malta@era.org.mt)

General Information
Country
  • Malta
Jurisdiction
  • Malta
Title of document
Contained Use of Genetically Modified Micro-Organisms Regulations, 2008 (L.N. 127 of 2008 as amended by L.N. 265 of 2010 and repealing L.N. 169 of 2002))
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Contained use
  • Transit
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
Transposition to Maltese Law of European Union Directive 2009/41/EC on the Contained Use of genetically modified micro organisms

Legislation which covers any activity involving GMMs carried out under containment and in which measures are taken to limit contact between these organisms, people and the environment. It relates to the actual process of genetic modification, as well as to the use, storage, transport and destruction of GMOs.
Date of entry into force
2004-03-01
Document details
Document text
EN
LN_169_2002_E.pdf (39 KB)
English version
MT
LN_169_2002_M.pdf (2 MB)
Maltese version
EN
LN_194_2002_E.pdf (2 MB)
Amendment of LN 169 of 2002 - English version
MT
LN_194_2002_M.pdf (243 KB)
Amendment of LN 169 of 2002 - Maltese version
EN
LN_168_2004_E.pdf (45 KB)
Amendment of LN 169 of 2002 - English version
MT
LN_168_2004_M.pdf (45 KB)
Amendment of LN 169 of 2002 - Maltese version
EN
LN127_08_E&M.pdf (342 KB)
Repeals LN169 of 2002 - English and Maltese version
EN
ln_265_10_e&m.pdf (174 KB)
Amendment of LN 127 of 2008 - Maltese and English version
Unofficial documents
EN
Booklet-ContainedUse-FinalVersion-21Dec05.pdf (106 KB)
Contained use Information booklet for applicants
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Mr. Darrin Stevens
Unit Manager
Unit C - Ecosystems Management, Environment Protection Directorate
Malta Environment and Planning Authority (MEPA)
P.O. Box 200
Marsa
Malta, MRS 1000
Phone:+356 2290 7101 / 7102
Fax:+356 2290 2295
Email:cpbs.malta@mepa.org.mt
Url:http://www.mepa.org.mt
Additional Information
Additional Information
Amendments: LN 265 of 2010

Repeals LN 169 of 2002, LN 194 of 2002 and LN168 of 2004
Other relevant website address or attached documents