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Law No. 98-016 Organizing Oasis Participative Management

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Mauritania

Year of current version:1998
Date of Text (Enacted):July 19, 1998
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Genetic Resources, IP Regulatory Body, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:
This law defines the legal framework for participatory management of the oasis. It provides for the sustainable development of the natural resources in the oasis areas, measures related to the conversation, the promotion and the protection of plants of oasis zones and other relevant topics.

For the provisions concerning the protection of genetic resources and traditional knowledge, please refer to:
-Chapter II, Article 18 (p. 4)
-Chapter III, Section II, Article 28 (p. 5), Section IV, Articles 31-33 (pp. 6-7)
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Loi n° 98-016 du 19 juillet 1998 relative à la gestion participative des oasis Loi n° 98-016 du 19 juillet 1998 relative à la gestion participative des oasis, Complete document (pdf) [132 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:MR016

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