Legal Aspects of Gene Technology

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Sweet & Maxwell, 2003 - Biotechnology - 247 pages
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This book examines the interface between the development of gene technology and the law, in terms of the regulation of the use and release for marketing of genetically modified organisms and also its impact in other areas such as employment, health and safety, insurance and food retail. It covers developments in case law and legislation in the United Kingdom including the new regulations on the deliberate release and marketing of genetically modified products and includes recent developments in the United States and European Union on patenting genetic technology.
 

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Contents

Appendices
1
Legislative Background
9
The Deliberate Release and Marketing of GMOs 3001
49
Commission Decision of July 24 2002 guidance notes
52
Deliberate Release Regulations
58
Part B NonCommercial Releases 3033
68
Part C Commercial Releases 3064
82
Conditions in Consents
91
Licensing Agreements 4054
151
Plant Varieties 4067
160
Chapter 5
173
Employment 5005
184
GM Food
193
Appendix 2
199
Clause Qualifying Liability in NonConsumer Contracts A3001
219
Further Reading
233

Chapter 4
117
Proposed Environmental Liability Directive 3122
122

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