Peru: Supreme Decree approving the Regulation for Protecting the Rights of Plant Breeders, Supreme Decree No. 035-2011-PCM

April 14, 2011

Peru: The Supreme Decree approving the Regulation for Protecting the Rights of Plant Breeders, Supreme Decree No. 035-2011-PCM was issued by the President of the Republic on April 14, 2011 and entered into force on April 16, 2011, the day following its publication in the Official Journal.

The Decree establishes a regulatory framework for the promotion and protection of the rights of plant breeders as provided for under Decision 345 of the Commission of the Cartagena Agreement and the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of 1991. In addition, by means of this same Decree, Supreme Decree No. 008-96-ITINCI was repealed, as well as all other legal dispositions contrary to this new regulation.