Ministerial Ordinance No. 503 of December 3, 1997(Fees concerning Plant Variety Protection)

Year of Version:1997
Date of Entry into Force:December 4, 1997
Date of Text (Issued):December 3, 1997
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:IP Regulatory Body, Plant Variety Protection
The notification by Brazil to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
The Ministerial Ordinance provides the values of all fees in reference to plant variety protection.'
It was issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (MAPA) pursuant to Article 53 of Law No. 9.456 of April 28, 1997 (Plant Variety Protection Law), and Articles 29 and 30 of Decree No. 2.366 of November 5, 1997 (Implementing Regulations of the Plant Variety Protection Law).

The Ministerial Ordinance enters into force on December 4, 1997, the date of its publication in the Official Gazette (see Article 4).
Available Texts: 

Portaria Ministerial n.° 503 de 3 de Dezembro de 1997 Portaria Ministerial n.° 503 de 3 de Dezembro de 1997, Complete document (pdf) [165 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BR018