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Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994.

Country/Territory
Australia
Territorial subdivision
Commonwealth
Document type
Legislation
Date
1994 (2018)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for granting of proprietary rights to breeders of certain new varieties of plants and fungi, to repeal the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987, and for related purposes.
Subject
Cultivated plants
Keyword
Breeders' rights/farmers' rights Plant variety Institution Registration Biotechnology International agreement-implementation International agreement-text Basic legislation
Geographical area
Oceania
Abstract

This Act provides for the granting of proprietary rights to breeders of certain new varieties of plants and fungi. It defines the plant breeder's rights, their assignment and duration, the application procedure, the conditions for grant, revocation and enforcement of the rights. It also provides for the establishment of a Registrar of Plant Breeder's Rights and a Plant Breeder's Rights Advisory Committee.

Full text
English
Website
www.austlii.edu.au

References - Legislation

Repeals

Plant Variety Regulations.

Legislation | Australia | 1988 (1993) | Repealed

Keyword: Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Plant variety, Genetic resources

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Plants Variety Act 1987.

Legislation | Australia | 1987 (1992) | Repealed

Keyword: Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Plant variety, Registration, Planting material/seeds, International agreement-implementation, Biotechnology, Non-governmental entity

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Plant Breeder's Rights Regulations 1994.

Legislation | Australia | 1994 (2016)

Keyword: Planting material/seeds, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Biosecurity (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2015 (No. 62, 2015).

Legislation | Australia | 2015 (2017)

Keyword: Biosecurity, Certification, Quarantine, Governance, Pests/diseases, Plant protection

Source: FAO, FAOLEX