Regional or National Measures

Uganda
ABS Measures
  • Guidelines for Accessing Genetic Resources and Benefit-sharing in Uganda
  • National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
  • National Environment Statute, 1995
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    National Council for Science and Technology Art. 5
    Role Art. 6
    Scope
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Application of regulations and exemptions Art. 4
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Requirements for access Art. 10-13
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Benefit-sharing Art. 20
    Material transfer agreement Art. 14-19
    Compliance Mechanisms
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Offences Art. 25-27
    Revocation of access permit Art. 21
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Protection of proprietary information Art. 30
    Other
    National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
    Access to information Art. 28-29
    Genetic resources in transit Art. 23
    National Environment Statute, 1995
    Access to genetic resources Art. 45

    • United Nations
    • United Nations Environment Programme