Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Uganda
Official Title National Environment (Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2005
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2005-03-18
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Uganda - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
National Council for Science and Technology Art. 5
Role Art. 6
Application of regulations and exemptions Art. 4
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Requirements for access Art. 10-13
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Benefit-sharing Art. 20
Material transfer agreement Art. 14-19
Compliance Mechanisms
Offences Art. 25-27
Revocation of access permit Art. 21
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Protection of proprietary information Art. 30
Access to information Art. 28-29
Genetic resources in transit Art. 23

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  • United Nations Environment Programme