Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Afghanistan
Official Title Environment Act
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2005-12-18
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Afghanistan - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA) Art. 9, 62
All genetic resources (in-situ and ex-situ), and traditional knowledge Art. 61
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Monetary and non-monetary benefits Art. 65
Compliance Mechanisms
Administrative appeal Art. 77
Compliance order Art. 72
Penalties (Fine and Imprisonment) Art. 73
Personal Liablility Art. 75
Reporting Art. 65.1(11)
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Certificate of origin Art. 66
PIC Art. 64(2)
Scope Art. 61(1)
Exemptions Art. 61(2)

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme