Institutional Arrangements

Institutional Arrangements for Biosafety in Swaziland

Swaziland has completed setting up the required institutional arrangements for implementation of the biosafety regulatory framework. The following are in place:

Competent National Authority

The Biosafety Act designated the Swaziland Environment Authority (SEA) as the Competent National Authority (CNA).  Read more >

Biosafety Focal Point:

The SEA was also designated the Biosafety Focal Point with the responsibility of liaising with the Secretariat of the Convention of Biological Diversity (SCBD). Read more >

The National Biosafety Advisory Committee

The National Biosafety Advisory Committee (NBAC) is a technical committee composed of a range of specialists. Members of the NBAC have been appointed through a Government Gazette (Legal Notice No. 130 of 2013: Appointment of the National Biosafety Advisory Committee). Read more>

The National Biosafety Registry

The Biosafety Act also established the National Biosafety Registry within SEA to be manned by the Registrar and other staff. Read more >