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Document 01991D0596-19950101

Council Decision of 4 November 1991 concerning the Summary Notification Information Format referred to in Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms (91/596/EEC)

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Consolidated TEXT: 31991D0596 — EN — 01.01.1995

1991D0596 — EN — 01.01.1995 — 002.001


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COUNCIL DECISION

of 4 November 1991

concerning the Summary Notification Information Format referred to in Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms

(91/596/EEC)

(OJ L 322, 23.11.1991, p.1)

Amended by:

 

 

Official Journal

  No

page

date

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Commission Decision of 15 April 1994

  L 105

26

26.4.1994


Amended by:

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Act of Accession of Austria, Sweden and Finland

  C 241

21

29.8.1994

 

(adapted by Council Decision 95/1/EC, Euratom, ECSC)

  L 001

1

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COUNCIL DECISION

of 4 November 1991

concerning the Summary Notification Information Format referred to in Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms

(91/596/EEC)



THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Directive 90/220/EEC of 23 April 1990 on the deliberate release into the environment of genetically modified organisms ( 1 ), and in particular Articles 9 and 21 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas the competent authorities appointed by the Member States have to send to the Commission a summary of each notification received pursuant to part B of Directive 90/220/EEC;

Whereas the Commission is required to establish in good time the format of this summary, so as to enable the said Directive to be implemented before 23 October 1991;

Whereas the Committee for the Release of Genetically Modified Organisms to the Environment did not give a favourable opinion on the draft of the measure which was submitted to it by the Commission,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:



Article 1

The competent authorities appointed by Member States under Directive 90/220/EEC must use the Summary Notification Information Format annexed to this Decision when sending to the Commission the summary of a notification received, as specified pursuant to part B of Directive 90/220/EEC.

Article 2

This Decision is addressed to the Member States.

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ANNEX

PART 1

SUMMARY NOTIFICATION INFORMATION FORMAT FOR RELEASES OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED HIGHER PLANTS (ANGIOSPERMAE AND GYMNOSPERMAE)

(in accordance with Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC)

Introduction

The Summary Notification Information Format for genetically modified higher plant releases, has been established for the purposes and according to the procedures envisaged by Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC.

It is recognized that the Summary Notification Information Format for genetically modified higher plant releases is not designed to contain all the information required for carrying out an environmental risk assessment. The space provided after each question is not indicative of the depth of the information required for the purposes of the Summary Notification Information Format.

PART 2

SUMMARY NOTIFICATION INFORMATION FORMAT FOR RELEASES OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS OTHER THAN HIGHER PLANTS

(in accordance with Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC)

Introduction

The Summary Notification Information Format has been established for the purposes and according to the procedures envisaged by Article 9 of Directive 90/220/EEC.

It is recognized that the Summary Notification Information Format is not designed to contain all the information required for carrying out an environmental risk assessment in the detail necessary for such an assessment. The information entered should, however, adequately reflect (in a condensed form) the information submitted to the competent authority according to Articles 5 and 6 of Directive 90/220/EEC under the conditions specified in the preface to Annex II. The space provided after each question is not indicative of the depth of the information required for the purposes of the Summary Notification Information Format.

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( 1 ) OJ No L 117, 8. 5. 1990, p. 15.

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