Regional or National Measures

China
ABS Measures
  • Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
  • Patent Law of the People's Republic of China
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
    National Commission for the Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry for examination of genetic resouces under protection Art. 12
    Stockbreeding and veterinary administrative department of the local province, autonomous region or municipality for submitting an application Art. 7, 9
    Stockbreeding and veterinary administrative department of the State Council for approval Art. 11
    Scope
    Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
    Livestock and poultry in the list published in accordance with Stock-breeding Law Art. 3
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
    Cooperative research Art. 8-10, 11-13
    Exporting genetic resources Art. 6-7, 11-14
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
    Benefit-sharing Art. 7-9
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Measures for the Examination and Approval of Entry and Exit and the Foreign Cooperative Research on the Application of Genetic Resources of Livestock and Poultry
    Fines and penalties Art. 23-27
    Reporting for cooperative research with overseas institutions Art. 18
    Other
    Patent Law of the People's Republic of China
    Disclosure of the direct source and the original source of genetic resources in patent applications Art. 26.5
    No granting of patent rights based on genetic resources in cases of violation Art. 5.2

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