Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Kenya
Official Title Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Conservation of Biological Diversity and Resources, Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2006-12-01
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Kenya - National Contacts
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
Access permit and fees for access Art. 9
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Conditions for access permits Art. 15
Monetary and non-monetary benefits Art. 20
Compliance Mechanisms
Offences and penalties Art. 23-24
Suspension, cancellation or revocation of permits Art. 16
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Traditional use Art. 3(a)

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