The competent authority handling the notifications and regulating the use of GMOs and Biosafety is the Ministry of the Environment. It co-operates with the Ministry of Health in respect of risks for human health and with the Ministry of Agriculture as the agricultural risk, animal health, crops and feeds are concerned.
Advisory body to the Ministry of the Environment is the Czech Commission for the Use of GMOs and Products. Member of the Commission are representatives of administrative authorities, scientists and representatives of NGOs.
The competent authority on state supervision of the use of GMOs is the Czech Environmental Inspectorate. It co-operates with other state supervision bodies in fulfilling this task.
Ms. Zuzana DOUBKOVA
Ministry of Environment
Department of Environmental Risks
Information Resources: OECD BioTrack