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Approval to Introduction of Materials of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms to China

DATE:2013-05-03       SOURCE:MOA
 

Subject:

 

Approval to Introduction of Materials of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organisms to China

 

Contents to be examined:

 

1. Safety assessment and safety level of the GMO

2. Purpose of the GMO and safety in the process of transportation

3. Approval of the GMO abroad /outside the Chinese Mainland

4. Related qualifications of the applicant

 

Legal basis:

 

1. Regulations on Administration of Agricultural GMO Safety  

2. Administrative Measures for Safety Assessment of Agricultural GMOs (promulgated by Decree No. 8 of the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) in 2002 and revised by Decree No. 38 of MOA in 2004)

(i) Safety assessment of genetically modified microorganisms for animals; ii) safety assessment of genetically modified microorganisms for plants; iii) safety assessment of other genetically modified microorganisms; iv) safety assessment of genetically modified animals; and v) safety assessment of genetically modified plants.)

3. Administrative Measures for Safety ofImport of Agricultural GMOs (promulgated by Decree No. 9 of MOA in 2002 and revised by Decree No. 38 of MOA in 2004)

4. Announcement No. 349 of MOA (issued in 2004)

 

Requirements:

 

1. Registration Form for Safety of Import of Agricultural GMOs (for research, experiment and production)

2. Application for Safety Assessment of Agricultural GMOs

3. Approval documents of safety assessment abroad /outside the Chinese Mainland (photocopy)

4. Discription on safety precautions during transportation

 

Procedures:

 

1. Acceptance of application documents. The General Office for Administrative Examination and Approval of MOA accepts and preliminarily examines the Registration Form for Safety of Agricultural GMOs (for research, experiment and production) and related documents submitted by the applicant.

2. Examination. The Office for Administration of Agricultural GMO Safety of MOA examines the application documents according to related national regulations.

3. Reply. The Office for Agricultural GMO Safety makes a proposal according to the examination findings, submits it to the minister for final examination and then gives a written reply to the applicant. 

 

Promised time limit: Synchronous with the examination and approval on safety assessment

 

Charge: Free of charge

 

Contact Information

Mail: To: Agricultural Science & Technology Desk

Address: Administrative Examination and Approval Office

Ministry of Agriculture

No.11 Nongzhanguan Nanli, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China

Postcode: 100125  

 

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