Chapter 3: Licensing and Notifications
Section 1: Experimental Releases
< Art. 16 Protecting habitats and landscapes that are particularly sensitive or worthy of protection against alien organisms
> Art. 18 Exceptions from the licensing requirement
Art. 171 Licensing requirement
Any person who intends to release the following organisms for experimental purposes shall require a licence from the FOEN:
- genetically modified organisms;
- pathogenic organisms;
- alien small invertebrates that are intended for use in the environment and not as pets.
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