Pursuant to section 26 of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996 (“the Act”), the Environmental Protection Authority hereby determines that
Ovis aries (sheep) treated with AAV vectors
are not genetically modified organisms or new organisms for the purpose of the Act.
Dated at Wellington this 28th day of October 2015.
KERRY LAING, Chair, Decision-making Committee of the Authority.