Regional or National Measures

Portugal
ABS Measures
  • Decree-Law No. 118/2002
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Scope
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Local varieties and autochthonous material of plant species Art. 2
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Authorization by authorities Art. 7 (1-3)
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Benefit-sharing (owner of plant material) Art. 4 (4), 7 (4), 10 (1)
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Violations and sanctions Art. 13-14
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Registration and protection of traditional knowledge Art. 3
    Other
    Decree-Law No. 118/2002
    Appellation of origin or geographical indication Art. 6
    Commercialization Art. 8
    Obligations of the owner of plant material Art. 10 (2-4)
    Registration of plant material Art. 4, 9

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