Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Peru
Official Title Reglamento de Acceso a Recursos Genéticos
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Adoption 2008-12-31
Date of Entry into Force 2009-01-01
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Peru - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Ministry of Agriculture, National Institute of Agricultural Innovations, Ministry of Production - authorities for administration and enforcement Art. 14-15
Ministry of Environment - governing body Art. 13
Genetic resources (including by-products and intangible components) from Peru Art. 4
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Access and ancilliary contracts Art. 20-21
Access in protected areas Disp. 2
Material transfer agreements Art. 22, 29-33
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Benefit-sharing contracts Art. 23
Framework contracts with universities, research centers and researchers (non-commercial use) Art. 24-26
Compliance Mechanisms
Offenses and sanctions Art. 34-36
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Recognition of traditional knowledge Art. 6
Exclusions Art. 5
Export and import of genetic resources Art. 28

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  • United Nations Environment Programme