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Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (consolidated as of April 24, 2013)

Year of current version:2013
Date of entry into force of original text:November 10, 1994
Date of Text (Enacted):September 5, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994, prepared on April 24, 2013 by the Office of Parliamentary Counsel, Canberra, incorporates all amendments up to the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Act No. 35, 2012).
Schedule 6 on page 103 of the consolidated version sets out the amendments made by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 (Act No. 35, 2012). These amendments commence on April 15, 2013.

The Endnote 2 “Amendment history” on pages 76-78 of this consolidated version includes information about amending Acts and instruments and the amendment history of each amended provisions.
The dates of entry into force of all the amendments made to the Plant Breeder's Rights Act are set out in the Endnote 1 “Legislation history” on pages 74 & 75 of this consolidated version.
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Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (consolidated as of April 24, 2013) Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (consolidated as of April 24, 2013), Complete document (pdf) [697 KB]

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