Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Mexico
Official Title Norma oficial Mexicana NOM-126-SEMARNAT-2000 por la que se establecen las especificaciones para la realización de actividades de colecta científica de material biológico de especies de la flora y fauna silvestres y otros recursos biológicos en el territorio nacional
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Other
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2001-05-20
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Mexico - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources Art. 5.1
Regulation not applicable for collection of biological material for commercial purposes Art. 2, 5.14
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Eligibility for scientific collection permit Art. 5.2
Export of biological material Art. 5.16
Scientific collection permit for protected areas Art. 5.5
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Deposition of biological material in national institutions Art. 5.7, 5.9
Discovery of a new species Art. 5.11
Reporting Art. 5.17, 5.18
Compliance Mechanisms
Sanctions Art. 9
Permit extension Art. 5.19

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