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Plant Variety Rights Act (No. 5 of 1987).

Country/Territory
New Zealand
Document type
Legislation
Date
1987 (2016)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the granting of proprietary rights in respect of plant varieties.
Subject
Cultivated plants
Keyword
Institution Plant production Breeders' rights/farmers' rights Plant variety Authorization/permit Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings Basic legislation
Geographical area
Oceania
Abstract

This Act provides for the application for and granting of plant variety rights, as well as for the institution of a Plant Variety Rights Office. "Plant" is defined as including an alga, bacterium and a fungus, whereas "plant variety" is defined as a cultivar or cultivated variety of a plant to which this Act applies and includes any hybrid, clone, stock or line of such plant, but does not include a botanical variety of such a plant (see amendment of 1994 for changes to these definitions) Applica

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References - Legislation

Implemented by

Plant Variety Rights Regulations, 1988.

Legislation | New Zealand | 1988 (2007)

Keyword: Plant production, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Plant variety, Authorization/permit, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Plant Variety Rights Amendment Act (No. 141 of 1996).

Legislation | New Zealand | 1996

Keyword: Plant production, Plant variety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Plant Variety Rights Amendment Act 1999 (No. 122 of 1999).

Legislation | New Zealand | 1999

Keyword: Plant production, Plant variety, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Plant Variety Rights Amendment Act (No. 52 of 1994).

Legislation | New Zealand | 1994

Keyword: Plant production, Breeders' rights/farmers' rights, Plant variety

Source: FAO, FAOLEX