Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Ecuador
Official Title Decreto Ejecutivo N. 905. Reglamento Nacional al Régimen Común sobre Acceso a los Recursos Genéticos en aplicación a la Decisión 391 de la Comunidad Andina
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Regulation
Status of Measure Adopted
Date of Adoption 2011-10-03
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Ecuador - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Autoridad Nacional Ambiental Art. 7-8
Definitions Art. 6
Exclusions Art. 2
Genetic resources and its derivatives and intangible associated components Art. 2
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Access framework contracts for research and conservation of genetic resources Art. 39-41
Evaluating authorities Art. 9-11
Limits for granting PIC Art. 32
PIC procedures Art. 12-24, 46
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
MAT clauses Art. 28-31
MAT negotiation Art. 25-27
Compliance Mechanisms
Guarantee Art. 31
Monitoring Art. 5
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Access to intangible associated components Art. 34-38
Intellectual property rights Art. 4
Disclosure requirement First general provision
Ex situ conditions Art. 42-45, second transitory provision
Regularization of utilization of genetic resources and traditional knowledge accessed before the entry into force of the decree First transitory provision

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