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Contracting Parties  >   International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture > Sweden 

 
Date
SignatureJune 6, 2002
RatificationMarch 31, 2004
Entry into forceJune 29, 2004

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Declaration made upon ratification:
(1) "Sweden confirms the declaration made at adopting concerning the interpretation of Article 12.3d of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture as recognising that the plant genetic resources for food and agriculture or their genetic parts or components which have undergone innovation may be the subject of intellectual property rights, provided that the criteria relating to such rights are met."
(2) "In accordance with the provisions of Article II.7 of the FAO Constitution, Sweden declares that the European Community's declaration of competence submitted to FAO on 4 October 1994 under Article II.5 of the FAO Constitution still applies in the light of its acceptance of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture."
(3) "In accordance with the provision of Article 22.3 Sweden declares that for a dispute not resolved in accordance with Article 22.1 or Article 22.2 it accepts as compulsory the dispute settlement provisions in Article 22.3(a)."