Contracting Parties > UPOV Convention > United Kingdom
November 26, 1962
September 17, 1965
Entry into force
August 10, 1968
Declarations, reservations etc.
Ratification of the Convention (1961) was accompanied by a declaration that the following genera and species included in the Annex to the Convention had been notified in accordance with Article 33 of the Convention: wheat, barley, oats, potatoes, roses, apples, runner beans, french beans, peas, ryegrass, lucerne, lettuce, carnations. National treatment with respect to genera and species not included in the Annex to the Convention: "The United Kingdom does not intend to avail itself of the rights of limitation available under paragraph (4) of Article 4 in respect of genera and species not included in the list annexed to the Convention. Under legislation at present in force in the United Kingdom nationals of all States whether or not they are domiciled or have a registered office in one of the Member States of the Union for the Protection of New Plant Varieties or of the Union for the Protection of Industrial Property, are entitled to the same treatment as nationals of the United Kingdom".
Original ratification of the Convention (1961) applied to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland only.