Implementation Measures For The Administration Of Agricultural Genetically Modified Organism Safety In Hubei Province

Original Language Title: 湖北省农业转基因生物安全管理实施办法

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(May 14, 2003, Hubei provincial people's Government Executive meeting considered by Hubei provincial government order No. 246, published on May 23, 2003) article in order to strengthen the administration of agricultural genetically modified organism safety, ensure the health and safety of animals and plants, micro-organisms, protecting the environment, in accordance with the safety regulation of agricultural genetically modified organisms (hereinafter referred to as the regulations) and the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.
    Article in the province engaged in the study of agricultural genetically modified organisms, test, production, processing, management and import and export activities of units and individuals, must comply with these measures.
    Article of agricultural administrative departments responsible for the supervision and administration of agricultural genetically modified organism safety in the province.
    Departments of people's Governments above the county level agricultural administration, responsible for the supervision and administration of agricultural genetically modified organism safety within their administrative regions.
    The people's Governments above the county level shall be responsible for supervision and administration of food sector according to law to supervise and manage the health and safety of genetically modified foods.
    The fourth people's Governments above the county level should ensure that agricultural genetically modified organism safety supervision and management of the necessary funds, and to incorporate the annual financial budget.
    Fifth Administrative Department of people's Governments above the county level agricultural archives administration of agricultural genetically modified organism safety norms should be established.
    Sixth article of any units and individuals are to safeguard human health and safety of animals and plants, micro-organisms, the obligation to protect the ecological environment, the right to violate the administration of agricultural genetically modified organism safety impeach and accuse any practices. Article seventh units engaged in research and testing of genetically modified organisms in agriculture should be established by the legal representative in charge of agricultural genetically modified organism safety leading group.
    Safety leadership group each year should be reported to the provincial departments of agriculture administration of agricultural genetically modified organisms research and testing the content and progress, and accept the inspection and supervision of the provincial departments of agriculture administration. The eighth test of agricultural transgenic organisms, generally should be subject to test and release and production tests in three stages.
    Intermediate testing, release and test the size, timing and scope, in accordance with the standards departments of agriculture administration under the State Council.
    Nineth agricultural genetically modified organisms on the test from the test phase to next phase of testing, test unit shall review an application to the provincial departments of agriculture administration, after passing the examination, approved by the Department of agriculture administration under the State Council, shall not be carried forward to the next test phase.
    Test application prior to the unit shall, in accordance with section 15th of the regulations provides a complete material. Article tenth of agricultural genetically modified test unit after the end of the test, shall apply to the provincial departments of agriculture administration review.
    After passing the examination, apply to departments of agriculture administration under the State Council for agricultural genetically modified organism safety certificate.
    Test application prior to the units should be in accordance with the provisions of the 16th article of the Ordinance provides complete materials.
    11th production of agricultural genetically altered plant seeds, livestock and poultry, fish fry, an application shall be submitted to the provincial departments of agriculture Administration approval before production.
    Proposed application of units and personal should meet following conditions: (a) made State agricultural administrative competent sector issued of agricultural GM biological security certificate and production license; (ii) through provincial varieties validation; (three) in specified of regional by determine of scale planting or farming; (four) has corresponding of security management, and prevention measures; (five) legal, and administrative regulations and State agricultural administrative competent sector provides of other conditions. 12th units and individuals engaged in production, processing of agricultural genetically modified organisms shall be approved by the provincial departments of agriculture administration, and in accordance with the approved variety, scope, scale, security requirements, and the technical standards of production, processing.
    During and after the end of the production, processing, and shall regularly submit to the provincial departments of agriculture administration implementation summary report.
    13th units and individuals engaged in agriculture of genetically modified plant seeds, livestock and poultry, fish fry, an application shall be submitted to the provincial departments of agriculture administration, approved before the operation.
    Proposed application of units and personal should meet following conditions: (a) made State agricultural administrative competent sector issued of GM plant seed, and species animal, and aquatic seedlings species business license; (ii) has specifically of business places, and management personnel and business archives; (three) has corresponding of security management, and prevention measures; (four) legal, and administrative regulations and State agricultural administrative competent sector provides of other conditions.
    14th sale of agricultural genetically modified organisms listed agricultural genetically modified seeds, livestock and poultry, aquaculture seed, genetically modified organisms and their products should be clearly labeled. Included in the list of agricultural genetically modified organisms of agricultural genetically modified organisms, identified by the units and individuals responsible for production, packaging is not identified, may not be sold. Work units and individuals in purchase of should and check the identity of the goods.
    Sales of business units and individuals open the original package should be identified again.
    Sale of packaging and labeling of agricultural genetically modified organisms cannot be identified, you can take the establishment to identify (Licensing) for identification. 15th agricultural transgenic biological mark should be labeled using the standardized Chinese characters.
    Logo should be eye catching, and product packaging and label design and printing.
    16th domestic production of agricultural genetically modified organisms, its identity by producing, packaging units or individuals to apply to the competent administrative departments of people's Governments above the county level agricultural, after reviewing the approval before use.
    Proposed Qian paragraph application of units and personal should meet following conditions: (a) made State agricultural administrative competent sector issued of agricultural GM biological and products business license; (ii) has corresponding of security management, and prevention measures; (three) has identifies content and mark method description; (four) has identifies design style; (five) legal, and administrative regulations and State agricultural administrative competent sector provides of other conditions.
    Article 17th agricultural transgenic biological mark is valid for one year, effective after this time will need to continue to use the original logo, should apply to the original examination and approval organ for review approval.
    18th in charge of agriculture transgenic biological mark review of agricultural administrative departments in the people's Governments above the county level, strictly apply the labels contents and methods should be reviewed, and from the date of receipt of an application the applicant decide on the application within the 30th and notify the applicant in writing.
    19th provincial departments of agriculture administration under the management of the agricultural genetically altered security needs, to appoint an independent, are capable of detecting testing institution of agricultural genetically modified organism safety testing.
    Testing institution shall, according to the provincial agricultural administration to delegate authority or the applicant, to agriculture to qualitative and quantitative GMO detection, identification and review, issued by the fair and accurate reporting, and client and keep confidential the technological know-how and business secrets of the applicant.
    20th provincial departments of agriculture administration found agricultural genetically altered biological products on human beings, flora and fauna and ecological environment in danger, shall immediately report the Department of agriculture administration under the State Council, in an emergency, the right to prohibit the production, processing and management, order the owner to destroy dangerous agricultural genetically modified organisms.
    Article 21st agricultural administrative departments and their staff, according to law the implementation of agricultural genetically modified organisms in research, testing, production, processing, business activity monitoring, inspection, and security management, and engaged in the work of the agricultural genetically altered biological units and individuals keep confidential the technological know-how and business secrets.
    22nd article violates these rules, administrative penalty provisions have been made to the regulations, those provisions.
    23rd import and export administration of agricultural genetically modified organisms, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State.
                                                                                                  24th article this way come into force on July 1, 2003.

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