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General Description
Country or Region Brazil
Official Title Decreto No 3.945 of 28 September 2001, defining the composition of the Genetic Heritage Management Council and establishing the rule for its operation.
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2001-10-03
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Brazil - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Creation of Executive Secretariat of the Management Council Art. 7
Responsibilities of Genetic Management Council Art. 3
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Authorization for access and shipment of samples of genetic heritage material (Brazilian institutions) Art. 8-10
Authorization for access by foreign corporation for uses other than bioprospecting Art. 12
Accreditation of a Brazilian institution as trustee of samples of genetic heritage component Art. 11

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  • United Nations Environment Programme