Amendment Of The Genetically Modified Organisms In The Life Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Ģenētiski modificēto organismu aprites likumā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the movement of genetically modified organisms Act to make movement of genetically modified organisms Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2008, no. 1, 2009, no 16) follows: 1. Article 9: article name be expressed as follows: "article 9. National Research Institute for food safety, animal health and Environmental Research Institute "competence";
the introductory part of article be expressed as follows: "food security, animal health and Environmental Research Institute:".
2. Replace article 11, and in the name of the text, the words "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Agency" (fold) with the words "public limited liability company" Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre "(the fold).
3. Express article 22, fourth subparagraph by the following: "(4) before this article referred to in the second subparagraph of rule making authorities shall inform the public and shall publish a notice of its intention to impose the ban by the local newspaper, but, if not, in another local newspaper, as well as the inserts that statement on its homepage on the internet and send information on the statement of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of the environment, which puts that information on their homepages on the internet. The notification shall specify the area intended to impose ban on genetically modified crops, as well as public opinion, the proposal and the delivery location and the opposition deadline. Proposal and provide the opposition period may not be shorter than 30 days from the date of publication of the notice. Opposition is not submitted within the time limit fixed by the municipalities constituting consent prohibition. "
The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2010.
The law adopted by the Parliament in 2009 on 1 December.
In place of the President of the parliamentary President G. Lot in Riga 2009 December 10