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Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (S.I. No. 24 of 1980) adopted on 14 July 1980

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Year of current version:1980
Date of entry into force of original text:January 22, 1981
Date of Text (Enacted):July 14, 1980
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Plant Variety Protection
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Full title:
An Act to create proprietary rights as regards varieties of botanical genera or species, to provide for grants of such rights to persons who breed or discover such varieties and for the enforcement of such rights when granted, to establish an office to be known as the controller of plant breeders' rights,
to define the functions of the holder of that office and to make other provisions connected with the foregoing.
14th July, 1980


WTO Notification states:
"An Act to create property rights as regards varieties of botanical genera or species; to provide for grants of such rights to persons who breed or discover such varieties and for the enforcement of such rights when granted; to establish the Office of the Controller of Plant Breeders Rights; to define the functions of the holder of that office and to make other provisions connected with the foregoing and to ratify the International Convention of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) of 2 December 1961 as revised on 10 November 1972 and 23 October 1978".
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Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (S.I. No. 24 of 1980) adopted on 14 July 1980 Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (S.I. No. 24 of 1980) adopted on 14 July 1980, Complete document (pdf) [128 KB] Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (S.I. No. 24 of 1980) adopted on 14 July 1980, Complete document (htm) [231 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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