Bridging the Implementation of Nagoya-Kualalumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress in Indonesia

Wahyu Yun Santoso
2016 Indonesia Law Review  
Aside the Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing, which was ratified by the Indonesian government with Law No. 11 Year 2013, the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress (NKL Supplementary Protocol) offers great benefits for a "mega biodiversity" country like Indonesia. Despite the lack of awareness of this supplementary protocol, there is an urgent need for its ratification. This legal-normative research aims to look at the existing regulations in Indonesia to
more » ... support the implementation of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress, and to explore the readiness of the national legal system on liability and redress for damages resulting from the application of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs). Based on the several existing regulations, Indonesia has the readiness to a certain extent to implement the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress. This finding should be supported with more intensive discussion on the protocol and its implementationl.
doi:10.15742/ilrev.v6n1.169 fatcat:eotvgynrvnhx7mgybns4fd62my