South Africa

South Africa

Regulation of GMOs in South Africa: details & short comings

The ACB has been motivated to write this paper by the coming into effect on the 17th April 2007, of the Genetically Modified Organisms Amendment Act (No. 23 of 2006).
(ii) This amends the Genetically Modified Organisms Act No. 15 of 1997 (?GMO Act?), 10 years after it became part of the body of post-apartheid statutes in South Africa. The author has in the past few years, on behalf of the NGO, Biowatch South Africa, thoroughly interrogated and critiqued the GMO Act. (iii) In addition, the ACB has interrogated countless permit applications in terms of the GMO Act, (iv) and thus, offers this document as a further contribution to our on-going work in the field of biosafety in South Africa.

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South Africa – National Environmental Management Biodiver Act

Support Letter – Response To Open Invitation By Csir For The Development Of Guidelines To Implement The Provisions Of Section 78 Of The Biodiversity Act
EARTHLIFE AFRICA – eThekwini Branch

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Response To Open Invitation By Csir For The Development Of Guidelines To Implement The Provisions Of Section 78 Of The Biodiversity Act
Safe Food Coalition, March 2006

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Comments On Regulations Under Section 24(5) Of The National Environmental Management Act, 1998 (act No. 107 Of 1998) As Amended
Mariam Mayet, February 2005

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Implementation Of Section 78 Of The National Environmental Management Biodiversity Act: Key Issues And Challenges
August 2004

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