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Revised GMO notification fees with effect from 6 April 2016

Reg Subject Fee Form RA Notification period Consent
9 First use of premises:class 1, non-harmful GMMs £491 CU1 yes None. The notifier may begin work as soon as HSE acknowledges receipt of the notification AND any requirements relating to activity notification have been met. no
9 First use of premises where CU1 is accompanied by a class 2, 3, 4 or harmful non-GMMs activity notification No CU1 no None. The premises may begin work as soon as the HSE acknowledges receipt of the notification but the activities notification period still applies. no
10 First class 2 activity £981 CU2 yes 45 days from date of acknowledgement, or sooner if CA agrees no
10 Subsequent class 2 activity £981 CU2 yes None, The premises may begin work as soon as the HSE acknowledges receipt of the notification no
11 First class 3 activity £1063 CU2 yes The CA must issue a Consent (or a reason for refusal) within 90 days of acknowledgement. A consent cannot be issued in less than 30 days, as the public has a right to make representation up to 30 days. yes
11 Subsequent class 3 activity £1063 CU2 yes The CA must issue a Consent (or a reason for refusal) within 45 days of acknowledgement. A consent cannot be issued in less than 30 days, as the public has a right to make representation up to 30 days. yes
11 First class 4 activity £1225 CU2 yes The CA must issue a Consent (or a reason for refusal) within 90 days of acknowledgement. A consent cannot be issued in less than 30 days, as the public has a right to make representation up to 30 days. yes
11 Subsequent class 4 activity £1225 CU2 yes The CA must issue a Consent (or a reason for refusal) within 45 days of acknowledgement. A consent cannot be issued in less than 30 days, as the public has a right to make representation up to 30 days. yes
12 First or subsequent harmful non-GMM activity ie transgenic. £981 CU2 yes 45 days from date of acknowledgement, or sooner if CA agrees. NB for non-GMMs, "harmful" refers only to human harm. There is no notification requirement for environmental risks, although a risk assessment must be done. no
15(2)

Significant change, administrative only**

No None letter no None no
15(3) Significant change, requiring alteration to risk assessment £734 None letter yes None variable
18 Derogation under Reg 18(2) after normal notification has been submitted £734 None letter yes   variable
18 Derogation under Reg 18 (2) as part of a notification none CU2 yes   variable
15(1) Condition/alteration/ termination/ suspension imposed by Competent Authority none done by CA no Immediately or as specified by the CA As specified by CA

Forms are not mandatory but all the information in them is.

** Refer to Reg 15(2) for full details. In summary, these are:- changes to the name ,address or details of the main address, changes to the premises (additions/deletions/alterations) where a risk assessment is NOT affected, temporary or permanent cessation of activity, or recommencement of activity, changes to BSO or Contact details, or their qualifications

Updated 2016-04-06