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Act on cloning and genetic Modification of Animals (No. 1108 of 2022).

Type of law
Date of original text

This Act provides for the licensing of activities involving cloning or other genetic engineering involving animals. Licences shall be granted by the Animal Experiments Agency. Licences shall be granted for specific purposes such as elementary research and the improvement of public health and the environment. Cloning and genetic engineering shall be done in accordance with specific rules laid down by the Act regulating experiments on animals. The Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries establishes rules related to the required written communication form which shall now be electronically and the use of certain IT systems (digital formats, digital signature etc.). Regulations derogating from the signature requirements shall be prescribed in a way that appeals for personal signature cannot be waived for certain documents (articles 2a-c).
Date of consolidation/reprint
This Act does not apply to Greenland nor to the Faroe Islands.Consolidated version of the Act on cloning and genetic Modification of Animals (No. 550 of 2005).
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Bekendtg relse af lov om kloning og genmodificering af dyr m.v.