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Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Supreme Decree No. 24.676 of June 21, 1997 - Regulations to Decision No. 391 of the Commission of the Cartagena Agreement and Regulations on Biosafety

Year of current version:1997
Date of entry into force of original text:June 21, 1997
Date of Text (Issued):June 21, 1997
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Other, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology
Notes:This Decree requires application and the signing of a contract with the State to access any genetic resources for which Bolivia is the country of origin, their derivatives, their associated intangible components, and the genetic resources of migratory species that are naturally found in the national territory.

Use of genetic resources by indigenous peoples and peasant communities for their own consumption and based on customary practices is exempt from this regulation.
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Supreme Decree No. 24.676 of June 21, 1997 - Regulations to Decision No. 391 of the Commission of the Cartagena Agreement and Regulations on Biosafety Supreme Decree No. 24.676 of June 21, 1997 - Regulations to Decision No. 391 of the Commission of the Cartagena Agreement and Regulations on Biosafety, Complete document (pdf) [137 KB]

Spanish

Decreto Supremo N° 24.676 del 21 de junio de 1997 - Reglamento de la Decisión N° 391 de la Comisión del Acuerdo de Cartagena y Reglamento sobre Bioseguridad Decreto Supremo N° 24.676 del 21 de junio de 1997 - Reglamento de la Decisión N° 391 de la Comisión del Acuerdo de Cartagena y Reglamento sobre Bioseguridad, Complete document (pdf) [432 KB] Decreto Supremo N° 24.676 del 21 de junio de 1997 - Reglamento de la Decisión N° 391 de la Comisión del Acuerdo de Cartagena y Reglamento sobre Bioseguridad, Complete document (htm) [607 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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