Non-Tariff Measure

NTM classification
A14: Authorization requirement for sanitary and phytosanitary reasons for importing certain products 
Date when the measure came into force
15 April 2004 
Publication where the measure is specified
Legal Supplement to the Government Gazeue of Mauritius No. 40 of 30 April, 2004 
Regulation where the measure is specified
The Genetically Modified Organisms Act 2004 
Country/Region applying the measure
The rationale of the measure
To regulate the responsible planning, development, production, use, marketing and application of genetically modified organisms 
Coded list of objectives
X: For purposes n.e.s. 
Description of the measure
7. Application for GMO permit
( l) Notwithstanding any other enactment, no person shall develop, use, market, produce, release into the environment, transit, import or export genetically modified organisms unless he holds a GMO permit issued under this Act. 
Reference of the measure
Article 7 
Measure also domestic

Products affected by the measure.

Code Product Partial coverage Partial coverage indication Date in Date out
3002.90.90 --- Other Yes GMOs    
GMO and GMO products 

Countries/Regions affected by the measure.

Inclusion/Exclusion Country Date in Date out
Inclusion Entire world    
Entire world