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Schleswig-Holstein

Apply for a permit for the construction and operation of genetic engineering facilities

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Genetic engineering facilities of safety levels 1 to 4 are facilities in which genetic engineering work is carried out in a closed system in order to limit the contact of the organisms used with humans and the environment and to ensure a level of safety appropriate to the hazard potential.

Genetic engineering work may only be carried out in genetic engineering facilities.

As the operator of a genetic engineering facility, you must notify the competent authority of the construction and operation of the facility, as well as any further genetic engineering work, or have it notified or approved, depending on the safety level. The competent authority will confirm receipt of the application without delay.


Process flow

Notification/notification/approval of the construction and operation or significant modifications of genetic engineering facilities S1-S4:

As the operator, you notify or report the planned initial genetic engineering work and the construction or operation or significant modifications of a genetic engineering facility S1 - S4. After receipt of the notification by the authorities, you can only start work directly at safety level 1. Subsequent requests may be made and you may be asked to submit further documents and information. You will then receive a confirmation of receipt with these possible statuses: Application in order, with additional request, with reasons for failure. In the further course, you will have the opportunity to be heard with a draft decision and finally the decision, if applicable including the fee notice.

Competent authority

Department of Legal Affairs, Genetic Engineering at the Ministry of Energy Transition, Climate Protection, Environment and Nature of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Requirements
Which documents are required?

The approval procedure according to § 10 Genetic Engineering Act requires a written application. This must be accompanied by all documents required for notification, registration or approval (see information on forms).

What are the fees?

An administrative fee is payable in accordance with the Land Ordinance on Administrative Fees. The obligation to pay fees also includes the refusal of requested official acts. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent office.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Prior to the construction and operation of the genetic engineering facility, the operator must notify the competent authority, register it or have it approved by the authority.

Legal basis
Appeal

If the authority does not grant the permit, it will send you a negative decision. In this case, you can lodge an appeal. How to do this is described in your decision.

Applications / forms
  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: no
What else should I know?
Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Process flow

Notification/notification/approval of the construction and operation or significant modifications of genetic engineering facilities S1-S4:

As the operator, you notify or report the planned initial genetic engineering work and the construction or operation or significant modifications of a genetic engineering facility S1 - S4. After receipt of the notification by the authorities, you can only start work directly at safety level 1. Subsequent requests may be made and you may be asked to submit further documents and information. You will then receive a confirmation of receipt with these possible statuses: Application in order, with additional request, with reasons for failure. In the further course, you will have the opportunity to be heard with a draft decision and finally the decision, if applicable including the fee notice.

Competent authority

Department of Legal Affairs, Genetic Engineering at the Ministry of Energy Transition, Climate Protection, Environment and Nature of the State of Schleswig-Holstein

Requirements

Which documents are required?

The approval procedure according to § 10 Genetic Engineering Act requires a written application. This must be accompanied by all documents required for notification, registration or approval (see information on forms).

What are the fees?

An administrative fee is payable in accordance with the Land Ordinance on Administrative Fees. The obligation to pay fees also includes the refusal of requested official acts. Detailed information on this can be obtained from the competent office.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Prior to the construction and operation of the genetic engineering facility, the operator must notify the competent authority, register it or have it approved by the authority.

Legal basis

Appeal

If the authority does not grant the permit, it will send you a negative decision. In this case, you can lodge an appeal. How to do this is described in your decision.

Applications / forms

  • Written form required: yes
  • Personal appearance required: no

What else should I know?

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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