Statutory Instruments with Clear Reports

16 May 2022

SL(6)198 The Genetically Modified Food and Feed (Authorisations) (Wales) Regulations 2022

Procedure: Made Negative

The legislative framework for authorising genetically modified organisms (“GMOs”) for food and feed uses is contained within retained EU law (Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 on Genetically Modified Food and Feed). Authorisations are valid for ten years. After this period, authorisation holders may apply to renew the authorisation for continued marketing.

These Regulations authorise the placing on the market of nine food and feed products containing, consisting of, or produced from GMOs.

Parent Act: Articles 7(3), 9(2), 11, 19(3), 21(2), 23 and 35 of Regulation (EC) No. 1829/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council on genetically modified food and feed

Date Made: 25 April 2022

Date Laid: 27 April 2022

Coming into force date: 20 May 2022