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Gene Technology Act (Act No. 38 of April 2, 1993 relating to the Production and Use of Genetically Modified Organisms, etc.)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:September 1, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):April 2, 1993
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:Article 1 provides: 'The purpose of this Act is to ensure that the production and use of genetically modified organisms and the production of cloned animals take place in an ethically justifiable and socially acceptable manner, in accordance with the principle of sustainable development and without adverse effects on health and the environment.'
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Gene Technology Act (Act No. 38 of April 2, 1993 relating to the Production and Use of Genetically Modified Organisms, etc.) Gene Technology Act (Act No. 38 of April 2, 1993 relating to the Production and Use of Genetically Modified Organisms, etc.), Complete document (pdf) [158 KB]

Norwegian

Lov 1993-04-02 nr 38: Lov om framstilling og bruk av genmodifiserte Skriv ut organismer m.m. (genteknologiloven). Lov 1993-04-02 nr 38: Lov om framstilling og bruk av genmodifiserte Skriv ut organismer m.m. (genteknologiloven)., Complete document (pdf) [177 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:NO111

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