Ireland

Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980

Year of Version:1981
Date of Entry into Force:January 22, 1981
Date of Text (Enacted):July 14, 1980
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection
Notes:
WTO Notification states:
'This Act creates property rights as regards varieties of botanical genera or species; provides for grants of such rights to persons who breed or discover such varieties and for the enforcement of such rights when granted; establishes the Office of the Controller of Plant Breeders Rights; defines the functions of the holder of that office and makes other provisions connected with the foregoing and ratifies 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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WIPO Lex No.:IE075

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