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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2007-08-09 09:53 UTC (mariakara@moew.government.bg)
Date of last update
2019-08-01 12:06 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)
Date of publication
2019-08-01 12:06 UTC (ntsvetkov@moew.government.bg)

General Information
  • Bulgaria
  • Bulgaria
Title of document
Ordinance on the contained use of GMOs
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Contained use
  • Handling, transport, packaging and identification
  • Human and/or Animal Health
  • Risk assessment and management
Types of LMOs addressed
  • All types of organisms
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
The Ordinance on the contained use of GMOs regulates:
1. the conditions to include GMOs in the list under Art. 2, para. 3 of the Genetically Modified Organisms Act;
2. the criteria for classification of contained uses of GMOs;
3. the conditions and procedures for performing risk assessment of GMOs for contained use;
4. the protective measures for the relevant class of contained use of GMO;
5. the management of waste from the contained use of GMOs;
6. the control over the contained use of GMOs;
7. the form of the application for registration of facilities for contained use of GMOs;
8. the form of the application for conducting contained use activities with GMOs;
9. the form of the information on the project leaders and biosafety officers;
10. the form of the emergency plans.
Date of entry into force
Document details
Document text
Тhe version uploaded is current as of 1 August 2019.
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Ministry of Environment and Water
22 Maria Louisa Blvd
Bulgaria, 1000
Phone:+3592 940 6123
Fax:+3592 940 6127
Url:Bulgarian Biodiversity Portal,Ministry of Environment and Water