Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Portugal
Official Title Decree-Law No. 118/2002
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Adopted
Date of Adoption 2002-05-04
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Portugal - National Contacts
Local varieties and autochthonous material of plant species Art. 2
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Authorization by authorities Art. 7 (1-3)
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Benefit-sharing (owner of plant material) Art. 4 (4), 7 (4), 10 (1)
Compliance Mechanisms
Violations and sanctions Art. 13-14
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Registration and protection of traditional knowledge Art. 3
Appellation of origin or geographical indication Art. 6
Commercialization Art. 8
Obligations of the owner of plant material Art. 10 (2-4)
Registration of plant material Art. 4, 9

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