Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Nicaragua
Official Title Ley General del Medio Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 1996-06-06
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Nicaragua - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Art. 27
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Permits and environmental impact assessments Art. 25-26, 29, 63
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Sharing research results Art. 33
Compliance Mechanisms
Sanctions Art. 148-150
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
PIC Art. 62

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme