Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Norway
Official Title Act No. 100 relating to the management of biological, geological and landscape diversity (Nature Diversity Act)
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2009-06-19
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Norway - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Ministry of Environment Art. 58, 63
The King Art. 62
Geographical scope Art. 2
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Collection and utilization of genetic material obtained from the natural environment Art. 58
Genetic material from other countries Art. 60
Compliance Mechanisms
Enforcement and sanctions 69-75
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Respect of PIC procedures in provider country Art. 60
Genetic material in public collection (intellectual property rights) Art. 59
Management of genetic material Art. 57

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme