S.I. 506 of 2019 Genetically Modified Organisms (Deliberate Release) (Amendment) Regulations 2019 transposes Commission Directive (EU) 2018/350 of 8 March 2018 into Irish Law. Directive 2018/350 updates the Environmental Risk Assessment (ERA) process for assessing potential releases of GMOs which is contained in the Annexes of Directive 2001/18/EC and in the second, third and fourth schedules of S.I. No 500 of 2003.
The transposing Regulation amends the second, third and fourth schedules of S.I. No 500 of 2003 to align with Commission Directive (EU) 2018/350.