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Legislative, Administrative or Policy Measure (MSR)

last updated: 16 Jun 2020
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Belgium
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Party to the NP Nagoya Protocol Signatory Entry into force: 07 Nov 2016
Decree on access to genetic resources and the just and equitable sharing of benefits resulting from their utilisation.
Le présent décret assure l’exécution des droits et obligations générés par le protocole sur l’accès aux ressources génétiques et le partage juste et équitable des avantages découlant de leur utilisation relatif à la Convention sur la diversité biologique, fait à Nagoya le 29 octobre 2010, ainsi que par le Règlement (UE) no 511/2014 du Parlement européen et du Conseil du 16 avril 2014 relatif aux mesures concernant le respect par les utilisateurs dans l’Union du Protocole de Nagoya sur l’accès aux ressources génétiques et le partage juste et équitable des avantages découlant de leur utilisation.
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20 May 2020
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- Organization: Direction générale opérationnelle de l'Agriculture, des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement () | ABSCH-CNA-BE-241209-2
Organization
Direction générale opérationnelle de l'Agriculture, des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement ()
Avenue Prince de Liège 15
Namur (Jambes), Walloon Region
5100, Belgium
Phone: (+32) 081/649617,
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  • ABSCH-MSR-BE-241207-4 Legislative, Administrative or Policy Measure "Décret-programme portant des mesures diverses en matière d’emploi, de formation, d’économie, d’industrie, de recherche, d’innovation, de numérique, d’environnement, de transition écologique, d’aménagement du territoire, de travaux publics, de mobilité et de transports, d’énergie, de climat, de politique aéroportuaire, de tourisme, d’agriculture, de nature, de forêt, des pouvoirs locaux et de logement" assigns the Direction générale opérationnelle de l'Agriculture, des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement as Competent National Authority for the Walloon Region for the Nagoya Protocol
    This decree gives the mandate for the control of compliance and the recognition as National Competent Authority related to the implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the Walloon Region to the "Direction générale opérationnelle de l'Agriculture, des Ressources naturelles et de l'Environnement" (Moniteur belge: 2018/204997 page 76093, article 234)

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  SCOPE OF THE MEASURE
  Genetic Resources
-   All types of genetic resources -   Animals , -   Plants , -   Fungi , -   Microorganism , -   Domesticated species and/or cultivated species , -   Wild species - found in - All areas of access of the genetic resource In-situ Agricultural areas , Dry and sub-humid areas , Forest , Inland waters , Islands , Marine and coastal areas , Mountains , Protected areas , Ex-situ , Soil and/or water samples (Art. 2)
  Traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources ( Art. 3 )
  ACCESS
  Access to genetic resources
  For commercial use ( Art. 5 )
  For non-commercial use ( Art. 5 )
  Access to traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources, including prior informed consent or approval or involvement
  For commercial use ( Art. 5 )
  For non-commercial use ( Art. 5 )
  Provides for the issuance of a permit of its equivalent at the time of access for constituting an internationally recognized certificate of compliance ( Art. 5 )
  Established rules and procedures for mutually agreed terms ( Art. 5 )
  BENEFIT-SHARING
  Monetary benefits ( Art. 7 )
  Non-monetary benefits ( Art. 7 )
  For commercial use ( Art. 7 )
  For non-commercial use ( Art. 7 )
  Any other element relevant to benefit-sharing
-  Relation to the Biodiversity fund established under article 58septies of the law of 12 July 1973 (Art. 7)
  COMPLIANCE
  Compliance with domestic legislation or regulatory requirements of the other Party (Article 15 and 16) ( Art. 12 + Art.13 )
  Issues related to monitoring the utilization of genetic resources (Article 17) ( Chapitre III )
  Compliance with mutually agreed terms (Article 18) ( Art. 7 )
  Any other element relevant to compliance
-  Relation to the EU regulation no 511/2014 (Art. 12 + Art.13)
  RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTS
  Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture exchanged using the standard material transfer agreement of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture ( Art. 9 )
  OTHER
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