Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Malaysia
Official Title The Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations 2004
Level Sub-national
Sub-national Entity Sarawak
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Entry into Force 2004-04-01
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Malaysia - National Contacts
Collection and take away of biological resources Art. 3
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Ethnobiological research permit Art. 29-32
Permit to collect protected resources Art. 5-9
Special procedure for collection of biological resources by approved institutions Art. 14-19
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Participation in research Art. 23
Research agreement, which includes benefit-sharing Art. 21-25
Rights and use of discoveries Art. 24-25
Compliance Mechanisms
Duty to notify Art. 19
Duty to report Art. 15, 23, 33
Suspension or cancellation of permit Art. 12-13
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Compensation for providing information in relation with ethnobiological research Art. 32
Inventory and depository Art. 34
Access and use of inventory materials Art. 35-40
Export permit for research purposes Art. 10-11
Sales permit of protected resources Art. 28

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