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Name: Biosafety Act (No. 14 of 2012).
Country: Saint Kitts and Nevis
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-05-18
Entry into force:
ISN: KNA-2012-L-96060
Bibliography: Act of Parliament, 2012, Government Printer, St. Kitts
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line FAOLEX, Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulted on 2014-05-22)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to provide for the movement, transit, handling and use of genetically modified organisms resulting from modern biotechnology that may have adverse effects on conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity, taking also into account risks to human health; to provide for the establishment of a Biosafety Board; to implement the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety; and to provide for related or incidental matters.

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