Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Malta
Official Title Flora, Fauna and Natural Habitats Protection Regulations, 2006, Legal Notice 311 of 2006, as amended.
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2006-12-07
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Malta - National Contacts
Agriculture products and domesticated animals are excluded from PIC requirement Art. 36.1
Genetic resources for which Malta is the country of origin or providing those resources Art. 37
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Permitting procedure Art. 43-48
Prior informed consent Art 36.1
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Benefit sharing Art. 36.3
Mutually agreed terms Art. 36.2
Compliance Mechanisms
Fines Art. 49.3
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Protect and encourage costumary use of biological resources in accordance with traditional practices Art. 35.c

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