RELEVANT RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

 

1.     Convention on Biological Diversity , 1992 

2.     Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, 2000     

3.     The Indian Environment (Protection) Act, 1986                     

4.     Rules for the manufacture, use/import/export and storage of hazardous microorganisms/genetically engineered organisms, 1989                    

5.      Recombinant DNA safety guidelines, 1990                     

6.      Revised guidelines for research in transgenic plants, 1998                     

7.      Drugs and Cosmetics Rule (8th Amendment), 1988                     

8.      Guidelines for generating preclinical and clinical data for rDNA vaccines, diagnostics and other biologicals, 1999                     

9.      Drug Policy 2002                     

10.    Seed Policy 2002                    

11     Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) Order, 2003

12.    Schedule M of Drugs and Cosmetics Act

13.    Notification dated January 20, 2005 revising schedule Y rules

14.    Guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Confined Field Trials of Regulated, Genetically Engineered (GE) Plants, 2008

15.    Guidelines for the Safety Assessment of Foods Derived from Genetically Engineered Plants, 2008

16.    Protocols for Food and Feed Safety Assessment of GE crops, 2008