Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region Viet Nam
Official Title Biodiversity Law No. 20/2008/QH12
Level National/Federal
Type of Measure Legislation
Status of Measure Entered into force
Date of Adoption 2008-11-13
Date of Entry into Force 2009-07-01
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
National Focal Point Link to Viet Nam - National Contacts
Competent National Authority
Organizations and individuals assigned by the State to manage genetic resources Art. 55
Rights and obligations of organizations, households and individuals assigned Art. 56
Definitions of genetic resources, genetic specimen, traditional knowledge of genetic resources Art. 3
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Licenses for access to genetic resources Art. 59
Order of and procedures for access to genetic resources Art. 57
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Contracts on ABS Art. 58
Rights and obligations of organizations and individuals that are granted licenses for access to genetic resources Art. 60
Sharing of benefits Art. 61
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Traditional knowledge copyrights on genetic resources Art. 64
Investigation, collection, assesment, supply and management of information on genetic resources Art. 63
Storage and preservation of genetic specimens Art. 62

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