(a) consult with other Member States liable to be affected in the event of an accident in the drawing up and implementation of emergency plans;
(b) inform the Commission as soon as possible of any accident within the scope of this Directive, giving details of the circumstances of the accident, the identity and quantities of the genetically modified micro-organisms released, the emergency response measures employed and their effectiveness, and an analysis of the accident including recommendations to limit its effects and avoid similar accident is the future.
2. The Commission, in consultation with the Member States, shall establish a procedure for the exchange of information under paragraph 1. It shall also set up and keep at the disposal of the Member States a register of accidents within the scope of the Directive which have occurred, including an analysis of the causes of the accidents, experience gained and measures taken to avoid similar accidents in the future.