If you are a user or plan to access genetic resources or traditional knowledge associated with the genetic resources from other countries for research and development you must identify your obligations. When collecting or accessing genetic resources from a collection, you also must ensure to comply with the ABS obligations.
The Danish EPA conducts checks with users of genetic resources for compliance with the EU ABS regulation.
In Denmark, the Danish EPA is the competent authority for the administration of the EU ABS regulations. According to the executive order Bekendtgørelse om ansvarlig myndighed for administrationen af lov om udbyttedeling ved anvendelse af genetiske ressourcer it conducts user checks in order to ensure compliance with the EU ABS regulation in Denmark.