Regional or National Measures

Viet Nam
ABS Measures
  • Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Organizations and individuals assigned by the State to manage genetic resources Art. 55
    Rights and obligations of organizations, households and individuals assigned Art. 56
    Scope
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Definitions of genetic resources, genetic specimen, traditional knowledge of genetic resources Art. 3
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Licenses for access to genetic resources Art. 59
    Order of and procedures for access to genetic resources Art. 57
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Contracts on ABS Art. 58
    Rights and obligations of organizations and individuals that are granted licenses for access to genetic resources Art. 60
    Sharing of benefits Art. 61
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Traditional knowledge copyrights on genetic resources Art. 64
    Other
    Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
    Investigation, collection, assesment, supply and management of information on genetic resources Art. 63
    Storage and preservation of genetic specimens Art. 62

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    • United Nations Environment Programme