Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Australia
Official Title Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment Regulations 2005 (No.2)
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2005-12-01
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Australia - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Assessment of applications by Minister Reg. 8A.15
Authorization of access Reg. 17.01(ab)
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Permits issued by the Minister Reg. 17.01(ab)-17.03B
PIC for commercial purposes Reg. 8A.10
PIC for non-commercial purposes Reg. 8A.12-8A.14
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Benefit-sharing agreement for commercial purposes Reg. 8A.07-8A.11
Compliance Mechanisms
Penalty (access without permission) Reg. 8A.06
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Benefit-sharing, PIC, permission Reg. 8A.08, 8A.10, 17.02(ga), 17.03A
Exemptions Reg. 8A.05

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme