Regional or National Measures

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ABS Measures
  • Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
  • Order No. 93 on Patents and Supplementary Protection Certificate
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    Greenland government or the authorised utilisation entrerprise/s Sec. 2 Art. 4
    Scope
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    All forms of commercial and research-related acquisition and use of biological resources. Publication of results. Patenting. Sec. 1 Art. 2.1
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    Survey licence Sec. 1 Art. 6-7
    Transfer to a third party Sec. 3 Art. 6.10
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    Commercial licences Sec. 6, Art. 11
    Private law agreements Sec. 1 Art 6.5, Sec. 4 Art 8.4, Sec. 6 Art 10.4
    Survey licence Sec. 1. Art. 6.4
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    Annual reporting requirements Sec. 7 Art. 12
    Compensation or confiscation of illegally earned benefits and intellectual property rights Sec. 10 Art.17
    Duty of information when publishing survey results and applying for patents Sec. 4 Art 8, Sec. 5 Art. 9
    Fines Sec. 10 Art.16
    Withdrawal of survey and/or commercial licence Sec. 8 Art. 13
    Other
    Greenland Home Rule Parliament Act No. 20 of November 20th 2006 on Commercial and Research-Related Use of Biological Resources
    Appeals of decisions Sec. 9 Art.15
    Order No. 93 on Patents and Supplementary Protection Certificate
    Disclosure of origin in patent applications Chapter 2.2.4

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