Regional or National Measures

Argentina
ABS Measures
  • Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
  • Ley no 3337 sobre la Conservación y Aprovechamiento Sostenible de la Diversidad Biológica y sus Componentes (Provincia de Misiones)
  • Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
  • Ley No. 7081 of 29 March 2005, Ley Provincial de Medio Ambiente (Provincia de La Rioja).
  • Ley Provincial No. 2.600 (Provincia de Rio Negro) of 29 April 2003, regarding preservation of genetic heritage and resources.
  • Resolucion 91/03 Estrategia Nacional sobre Diversidad Biológica
  • Resolución no 22/2006 del Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE)
  • Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
    Minister of Ecology and Renewable Natural Resources Art. 1
    Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
    Ministry of Production and Tourism Art. 3
    Role Art. 4
    Ley Provincial No. 2.600 (Provincia de Rio Negro) of 29 April 2003, regarding preservation of genetic heritage and resources.
    Provincial executive power Art. 3, 7
    Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
    Dirección Nacional de Ordenamiento Ambiental y Conservación de la Biodiversidad Art. 2
    Secretaria de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable Art. 1
    Scope
    Ley Provincial No. 2.600 (Provincia de Rio Negro) of 29 April 2003, regarding preservation of genetic heritage and resources.
    Genetic resources are of provincial competence Art.1, 2.
    Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
    Excluded seeds and fitogenic creations Art. 4
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
    Authorization of CNA for collection of all plant and animal specimens Art. 52
    Collection of plants used for medicine, aroma and food for commercial-purposes prohibited in protected areas Art. 40
    Collection of specimens for hatcheries/nurseries Art. 33
    Permit for collection of ornamental plants Art. 42-43
    Registration with CNA - users of medicinal plants Art. 38
    Registration with CNA - users of native ornamental plants Art. 8
    Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
    Access permits and contracts Art. 6-9
    Ley Provincial No. 2.600 (Provincia de Rio Negro) of 29 April 2003, regarding preservation of genetic heritage and resources.
    Access permit for commercial purposes Art. 7
    Resolución no 22/2006 del Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE)
    Registration for those who work with propagation material (seeds and plants) from native species (except rural communities) Art. 2
    Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
    Authorisation from the competent authority over the natural resources (regional or national) Annex.I.b
    Authorisation of access, export or import of genetic material Annex I.a
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
    Annual sworn declaration Art. 11
    Benefit-sharing Art. 56
    Exemptions for scientific research Art. 53
    Property rights over genetic resources Art. 55
    Sharing of research results Art. 54
    Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
    Fees and royalties Art. 11, 14
    Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
    MAT minimum content Annex I.c
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
    Fines for extraction or collection of ornamental plants in protected areas Art. 12
    Infractions and fines Art. 66-67, 77
    Itenerant sale of indigenous ornamental plants prohibited without permit Art. 15
    Ley no 3337 sobre la Conservación y Aprovechamiento Sostenible de la Diversidad Biológica y sus Componentes (Provincia de Misiones)
    Infractions and sanctions Art. 8-14
    Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
    Sworn statement and sanctions Art. 13, 16
    Other
    Decreto No 474 de Biodiversidad (Provincia de Misiones)
    Import, export and transportation of specimens Art. 22-23, 44-48
    Provincial registry of establishements containing plants used for medicine, aroma and food Art. 37
    Ley No. 2503 Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos y Bioquímicos (Provincia de Neuquen)
    Provincial public registry of genetic and biochemical resources Art. 17
    Ley Provincial No. 2.600 (Provincia de Rio Negro) of 29 April 2003, regarding preservation of genetic heritage and resources.
    Provincial genetic resources registry Art. 6
    Resolución No. 226/2010. Access to genetic resources regime. Creation of a register of access to genetic resources.
    Creation of an Access to Genetic Resources Register Art. 3

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