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Genetically Modified Organismsórevised procedures
Genetically Modified Organisms Act-(Act No. 15 of 1997)
Genetically Modified Organism Amendment Bill
Genetically Modified Organism Amendment Bill
Genetically Modified Organism Amendment Bill

(Last updated 08/02/2008)

 

Application forms in MS Word format

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 23 September 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 29 July 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 15 July 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 6 May 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 4 March 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 29 January 2008

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 23 October 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 18 September 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 17 July 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 15 May 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 13 March 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997  30 January 2007

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 20 November 2006

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 04 October 2006

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997 17 August 2006

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997   05 April 2006

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council Under GMO Act, 1997  25 May 2006

Minutes of the meeting of the Executive Council under GMO Act (Act No.15 of 1997)  09 February 2006, Agriculture
Place Room F-FF-11

 

Meetings of the Executive Council in 2009
 

Meetings of the Executive Council in 2008
 

Meetings of the Executive Council in 2007
 

Guidance document for use by the applicant to complete the application forms

Application for a non GMO status certificate for export

Application for commodity clearance of genetically modified organisms

Application for general release of genetically modified organisms

Application for intentional introduction (conduct a trial release) of a genetically modified organism

Application for contained use of genetically modified organisms

Application for an extended permit (fast track) for activities with GMOs in SA

Application for authorisation to export LMOs from South Africa that are destined for (i) contained use or (ii) use as food, feed or processing

Application for authorisation to export LMOs from South Africa that are destined for intentional introduction into the environment

Application for authorisation to import LMOs into South Africa that are destined for contained use

Application for authorisation to import LMOs into South Africa that are destined for intentional introduction (trial release) into the environment  

Application for authorisation to import LMOs that have general release and/or commodity clearance status in South Africa

Application for affidavit to be completed in the presence of a Commissioner of Oaths  

Application to register a facility for activities involving genetic modification

Application for authorisation to use imported GMOs as food, feed or for processing in South Africa

 

 

Policy and guideline documents

 

Standard Operating Procedures with regard to regulation 4 of the GMO Act

GMO Annual Report

Standard Operating Procedures with regard to regulation 2(2) of the GMO Act

Guidelines for compiling a public notice in terms of the Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997

Guideline document for work with genetically modified organisms

Guideline document for use by the Advisory Committee when considering proposals/applications for activities with genetically modified organisms

Policy on GMO consignments in transit  

Policy on extension of permits

Terms of reference for subcommittees to assist the Advisory Committee in terms of section 11(2) of the Genetically Modified Organisms Act, 1997

 

GMO permits issued

o        1999

 

 

Understanding GMOs

The National Gene Bank

Plant Genetic Resources Centre