GENE TECHNOLOGY ACT 2000



I, Susan Denise Meek, the Gene Technology Regulator, acting under section 78 of the Gene Technology Act 2000 hereby determine that the following dealings with the specified genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be included on the GMO Register.



Registration NoDescription of GMOsCommon name of GMOsDescription of Dealings Covered by this Determination
001 of 2004Four genetically modified (GM) carnation lines, developed by the insertion of genes that affect the production of blue coloured (anthocyanin) pigments, leading to violet, mauve or purple coloured flowers.The 4 GM carnation lines are:
Moonlite
Moonshade
Moonshadow
Moonvista
  1. make develop produce or manufacture the GMO
  2. Conduct experiments with the GMO
  3. Breed the GMO
  4. Propagate the GMO
  5. Use the GMO in the course of manufacture of a thing that is not the GMO
  6. Grow raise or culture the GMO
  7. Import the GMO, and possess, supply,use, transport or dispose of the GMO for the purpose of, or in the course of, a dealing mentioned in paragraph (a) to (g).


This determination comes into effect immediately on the expiration of fifteen sitting days after a copy of the determination is laid before a House of Parliament under paragraph 42(1)(a) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003,unless a notice of motion to disallow the determination is made, in which case, if the determination is not subsequently disallowed in pursuance of the motion, the determination will come into effect on the expiration of the further fifteen days referred to in paragraph 42(1)(b) of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.



Dated this 27th day of November 2006


(Dr) Susan D Meek
Gene Technology Regulator