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2019 Technical Amendments to the Gene Technology regulations 2001

3rd June 2019

COAG Decision Regulation Impact Statement – Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology

On 8 April 2019, the Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology agreed to technical amendments to Regulations made under the Gene Technology Act 2000.

The technical amendments seek to address ambiguities in the regulations, update the categorisation of contained dealings with GMOs and clarify the regulatory status of organisms derived from GMOs.

The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator was compliant with the COAG Best Practice Regulation requirements, preparing Consultation and Decision RISs.

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