Regional or National Measures

Kenya
ABS Measures
  • Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
  • Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999
    National Environment Management Authority Art. 7
    Role Art. 11
    Scope
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
    Genetic resources not regulated by this law Art. 3
    Subject to laws in force relating to intellectual property rights Art. 19
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
    Access permit and fees for access Art. 9
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999
    Licences and fees for access Art. 53(2)(a)
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
    Conditions for access permits Art. 15
    Monetary and non-monetary benefits Art. 20
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999
    Benefit-sharing Art. 53(2)(c)
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
    Offences and penalties Art. 23-24
    Suspension, cancellation or revocation of permits Art. 16
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
    Traditional use Art. 3(a)
    Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999
    Importation and exportation of germplasm Art. 53(2)(b)
    Protection of indigenous property rights Art. 50(f)

    • United Nations
    • United Nations Environment Programme