Biosafety Related Permits Given by the Commission

Biosafety Related Permits Given by the Commission

Special Permit

Advance Informed Agreement

A written permit granted by the commission for importation of a modified organism for contained use in research or teaching but not for release into the environment in accordance with this Proclamation;

Requirements for special permit

  • Shall submit an application to the Commission in accordance with the biosafety regulations and directives
  • May not release a modified organism into the environment.
  • Shall take all necessary measures to completely avoid the risks that may arise from the transaction
  • Facilities and institutional systems required to conduct the specified research
  • Required qualification to conduct the research
  • Standard operating procedures that prevent or minimize risks to insignificant level are in place

A written consent granted by the commission for the undertaking of any transaction of modified organism destined to release into the environment in the country other than for contained

Conditions for advanced informed agreement

  • Submit an application dossier prepared in accordance with biosafety Proclamation and directives issued by EFCCC
  • Comply with requirements set in the regulations and directives issued by EFCCC

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