Notification of a Low Risk Dealing - Australian Government

Service summary

This notification is required by organisations that intend to deal with specific types of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Notifiable Low Risk Dealings (NLRDs) have been assessed as having minimal risk to the health and safety of people and the environment and as such, these risks can be managed by a physical containment level 1 or 2 facility.

These dealings must not involve the intentional release of GMOs into the environment. Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Notifiable low risk dealings must not be undertaken unless the proposed dealing has been assessed by an Institutional Biosafety Committee to be a dealing of a kind that is mentioned in the Regulations.

Within 14 days of the completion of the assessment, the Committee must notify the Regulator and the Regulator must meet any ongoing specified information and reporting requirements.

Dealings must not be undertaken unless the person, and the project supervisor for the proposed dealing, has received written notice from the Committee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further information.

Duration

Specified by the Agency.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

No fees are required.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
Evaluation Branch

Act(s) name

Gene Technology Act 2000 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Gene Technology Regulations 2001 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator
Evaluation Branch


Mailing address:
GPO Box 9848
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800181030

Fax:

02 62714202
ogtr.applications@health.gov.au

Supporting information

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