Proposals for revised genetically modified organisms (contained use) regulations
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Proposals for revised genetically modified organisms (contained use) regulations consultative document by Great Britain. Health and Safety Commission.

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Published by HSE Books in Sudbury .
Written in English


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"This consultative document is issued by the Health and Safety Commission in compliance with its duty to consult, under Sections 16(2) and 50(3) of the Health and Safety at Work etc act 1974 ... " - Cover.

StatementHealth and Safety Commission, [Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions].
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p.
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18769590M

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