ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Liability and GMOs

The system proposed in the Biosafety Protocol that came into force in September 2003, needs to be urgently supplemented by liability rules. Despite the existence of such rules at the national level and some general principles at the international level, each country needs to develop separate rules for biotechnology. Switzerland's Gene Technology Law, adopted in 2003, may have pointers for similar legislation elsewhere.

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