Regional or National Measures

ABS Measures
  • Environment Act
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Environment Act
    National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) Art. 9, 62
    Environment Act
    All genetic resources (in-situ and ex-situ), and traditional knowledge Art. 61
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Environment Act
    Art. 62 - 64
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Environment Act
    Monetary and non-monetary benefits Art. 65
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Environment Act
    Administrative appeal Art. 77
    Compliance order Art. 72
    Penalties (Fine and Imprisonment) Art. 73
    Personal Liablility Art. 75
    Reporting Art. 65.1(11)
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Environment Act
    Certificate of origin Art. 66
    PIC Art. 64(2)
    Scope Art. 61(1)
    Environment Act
    Exemptions Art. 61(2)

    • United Nations
    • United Nations Environment Programme