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Plant Breeder's Rights Regulations (Amendment)

 

 

Statutory Rules 1989 No. 1311

Plant Variety Rights Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and after being informed by the Minister of State for Primary Industries and Energy that the Minister has considered advice referred to in subsection 13 (2) of the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 in relation to each genus or species of plant that, by virtue of these Regulations, is declared to be a genus or species to which that Act applies, hereby make the following Regulations under that Act.

Dated 14 June 1989.

BILL HAYDEN

Governor-General

By His Excellency's Command,

JOHN KERIN

Minister of State for Primary Industries and Energy

Commencement

1. These Regulations commence on 1 July 1989.

Principal Regulations

2. In these Regulations, "Principal Regulations" means the Plant Variety Rights Regulations.

Interpretation

3. Regulation 3 of the Principal Regulations is amended by adding at the end the following subregulation:

"(3) In Schedule 1, where the common name of a genus or species of plant, or of a member of a genus or species of plant, is specified in column 3 of an item in that Schedule, that common name does not affect the meaning of the taxon specified in column 2 of that item.".

Declaration of genera and species of plants

4. Regulation 4 of the Principal Regulations is amended by adding at the end the following subregulation:

"(2) For the purposes of subsection 13 (1) of the Act, a genus or species of plant that:

(a) produces fruit, vegetables, nuts or grain legumes that are commonly harvested for consumption by persons or animals;

(b) produces oil seeds that are commonly harvested for extraction of oil or for consumption by persons or animals;

(c) is commonly used as a turfgrass; or

(d) is herbage or a pasture legume commonly used for the purpose of feeding animals;

not being a genus or species of plant specified in column 2 of Schedule 1, is declared to be a genus or species to which the Act applies.".

Prescribed fees

5. Regulation 5 of the Principal Regulations is amended:

(a) by omitting "item 7" and substituting "item 11";

(b) by omitting "by the person requesting the act or service".

6. After regulation 5 of the Principal Regulations the following regulation is inserted:

Notice-paragraph 35 (1) (b) of the Act

"6. For the purposes of paragraph 35 (1) (b) of the Act, notice shall be given in writing.".

Schedule 1

7. Schedule 1 to the Principal Regulations is amended:

(a) by adding at the end of the heading to column 3 in Parts I and II "or a member thereof";

(b) by omitting from column 2 in item 7 in Part I "vulgaris";

(c) by omitting from column 2 in item 18 in Part II "annuus";

(d) by omitting from column 2 in item 19 in Part II "sativa";

(e) by omitting from column 2 in item 37 in Part II "tuberosum";

(f) by omitting Part III and substituting the following Parts:

PART III

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item

Genus or species

Common name of genus or species or a member thereof

1

Acacia

2

Achimenes

3

Acmena

4

Actinidia

Kiwifruit

5

Agapanthus

6

Allium

Onion

7

Arachis

8

Begonia

9

Bothriochloa

10

Bromus

11

Callistemon

12

Carthamus tinctorius

Safflower

13

Casuarina

14

Choisya

15

Chrysanthemum

16

Cicer

Chickpea

17

Cuphea

18

Cyclamen

19

Cyphomandra

20

Dactylus

Cocksfoot

21

Daucus carota

Carrot

22

Desmanthus

23

Dryandra

24

Duboisia

25

Elacocarpus

26

Euphorbia pulcherrima

Poinsettia

27

Hordeum

Barley

28

Impatiens

29

Indigofera

30

Juglans

Walnut

31

Kalanchoe

32

Limonium

33

Linum

Linseed

34

Litchi

35

Lotus

36

Lupinus

37

Macropidia

Black kangaroo paw

38

Mangifera

39

Nephelium

40

Olea

41

Paspalum

42

Pennisetum

Millet

43

Pinus

44

Piper

45

Pyrus

Pear

46

Rhipsalis

47

Sesamum

Sesame

48

Sorghum

49

Streptocarpus

50

Syzygium

51

Telopea

52

Thryptomene

53

Vigna

Mungbean

54

Zantedeschia

PART IV

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Common name of the genus or

Item

Genus or Species

species or a member thereof

1

Abelmoschus

Okra

2

Aechynomene

Joint vetch

3

Afromomum

Guinea grains

4

Agropyron

Couch (not Queensland blue)

5

Aira

Silvery hair grass

6

Aleurites

Tung

7

Alopecurus

Kneed foxtail

8

Alysicarpus

9

Amaranthus

10

Anacardium

Cashew

11

Ananas

Pineapple

12

Annona

Custard apple, Soursop

13

Anthoxanthum

Sweet vernal grass

14

Apium

Celery

15

Areca

Betel nut

16

Armoracia

Horseradish

17

Arrhenatherum

Tall oat grass

18

Artocarpus

Jackfruit

19

Asparagus

20

Astragalus

Milk vetch

21

Axonopus

22

Azaderachta

Neem

23

Bactris

Peach palm

24

Banksia

25

Basella

Ceylon spinach

26

Bassia

27

Bertholletia

Brazil-nut

28

Beta

Beet, Silver beet

29

Boronia

30

Bougainvillea

31

Brachiaria

Signal grass

32

Briza

Shivery grass

33

Butyrospermum

34

Cajanus

Pigeon pea

35

Calopogonium

Calopo

36

Camelina

37

Canavalia

Jack bean

38

Canna

Arrowroot

39

Capsicum

Capsicum

40

Carpobrotus

Hottentot Fig

41

Carya

Pecan

42

Caryocar

Souari nut

43

Castanea

European plum

44

Cenchrus

Buffel grass.

45

Centrosema

Centro

46

Ceratonia

Carob

47

Chloris

Rhodes grass

48

Cichorium

Chickory, Endive

49

Citrullus

Melon

50

Clitoria

Butterfly pea

51

Cocos

Coconut

52

Coffea

Coffee

53

Cola

Kola nut

54

Corchorus

Jute

55

Corylus

Hazel-nut

56

Crambe

Crambe

57

Crescentia

Calabash

58

Cucumis

Rockmelon

59

Cucurbita

Pumpkin, Zucchini, Gourd

60

Cyamopsis

Guar

61

Cydonia

Quince

62

Cynara

Globe artichoke

63

Cynosurus

Crested dogtail

64

Danthonia

Wallaby grass

65

Darwinia

66

Desmodium

Desmodium

67

Digitaria

Summer grass, Pangola

68

Dimocarpus

Longan

69

Dioscorea

Yam

70

Diospyros

Persimmon

71

Dolichos

Lab lab bean

72

Durio

Durian

73

Echinochloa

Barnyard grass, Japanese millet

74

Ehrharta

Veldt grass

75

Elaeis

Oil palm

76

Eleusine

Crowfoot grass

77

Eragrostis

Bay grass

78

Eriobotrya

Loquat

79

Eriodendron

80

Eugenia

81

Feijoa

Feijoa, Pineapple guava

82

Ficus

Fig

83

Galactia

Frijolillo

84

Garcinia

Mangosteen

85

Ginkgo

Gingko

86

Glyceria

Floating sweet grass

87

Guizotia

Niger

88

Hemerocallis

89

Hibiscus

90

Holcus

Yorkshire fog

91

Humulus

Hop

92

Hyparrhenia

South African blue stem

93

Ilex

Holly, Mate

94

Ipomoea

Sweet potato, Kankong

95

Jatropha

96

Jessenia

97

Lagurus

Harestail

98

Lansium

Langsat

99

Lens

Lentil

100

Lepidium

Garden cress

101

Lespedeza

Lespedeza

102

Leucaena

Leucaena

103

Lotonosis

Lotonis

104

Macroptilium

Phasey bean

105

Macrotyloma

Lab lab

106

Madhuca

107

Manihot

Cassava

108

Manilkara

Sapodilla

109

Maranta

True arrowroot

110

Melilotus

Bokhara clover

111

Melinis

Molasses grass

112

Mentha

Peppermint

113

Metroxylon

Sago palm

114

Moringa

115

Morus

Black mulberry

116

Mucuma

Velvet bean

117

Murraya

Curry leaf

118

Musa

Banana

119

Nardus

Mat grass

120

Nelumbo

Lotus

121

Neonotonia

122

Nicotiana

123

Nipa

Nipa palm

124

Notodanthonia

Heath grass

125

Oenanthe

126

Onobrychis

Sainfoin

127

Orbingnyu

Babassu palm

128

Pachyrrhizus

Yam bean

129

Papaver

Poppy

130

Passiflora

Passionfruit

131

Pastinaca

Parsnip

132

Peril la

Peril la

133

Petroselinum

Parsley

134

Phleum

Timothy grass

135

Phoenix

Date palm

136

Pimelea

137

Pistacia

Pistachio

138

Poa

Winter grass, Kentucky Blue grass

139

Psidium

Guava

140

Psophocarpus

Winged bean

141

Psoralea

Woolly flowered scurfy pea

142

Puccinellia

Puccinellia

143

Pueraria

Puero

144

Punica

Pomegranate

145

Quararibea

South American sapote

146

Raphanus

Radish

147

Rheum

Rhubarb

148

Rhynhcosia

149

Ribes

Gooseberry, Blackcurrant

150

Ricinus

Castor

151

Rorippa

Watercress

152

Rosmarinus

Rosemary

153

Rubus

154

Rungia

155

Salvia

Sage, Chia

156

Sambucus

Elderberry

157

Santalum

Quandong

158

Sapium

Tallow tree

159

Sauropus

160

Sechium

Choko

161

Shorea

162

Sicglingia

Heath grass

163

Simmondsia

Jojoba

164

Sinapsis

White mustard

165

Spinacia

True spinach

166

Stachys

Chinese artichoke

167

Stipa

Bamboo grass, Needle grass

168

Tamarindus

Tamarind

169

Telfairia

Fluted pumpkin

170

Teramnus

171

Thaumatococcus

172

Thea

Tea

173

Theobroma

Cocoa

174

Trichilia

175

Urochloa

Sabi grass, Liver grass

176

Vaccinium

Cranberry, Blueberry

177

Vateria

178

Verticordia

179

Vicia

Faba bean

180

Voandzeia

Bambara groundnut

181

Vulpia

Vulpia hair grass

182

Xanthosoma

Taro

183

Zingiber

Ginger

184

Zornia

Schedule 2

8. Schedule 2 to the Principal Regulations is repealed and the following Schedule substituted:

SCHEDULE 2

Regulation 5

FEES

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Item No.

Act, service or occasion in respect of which fee is payable

Fee

$

1

On lodgment of an application under subsection 15(1) for plant variety rights

350

$

2

On making a request under subsection 19 (1) to vary an application

65

3

On lodgment of an objection under subsection 20 (1)

180

4

Giving a copy under section 21 of an application or an objection

60

5

For consideration of an application that has been accepted under subsection 18 (1)

1200

6

On grant of plant variety rights under section 26

235

7

Amendment of the Register under subsection 31 (1)

120

8

On making an application under subsection 35 (7) for the revocation of plant variety rights

700

9

On making a request under subsection 39 (4)

120

10

Giving a copy under section 49 of an entry in the Register

60

11

On each anniversary of the grant of plant variety rights to the grantee

235

12

On providing copies of a publication in relation to plant varieties

$7.00 for the first 10 pages and 50c per page thereafter $60 per hour or part thereof

13

For the undertaking, upon request of a person, by the Secretary or the Registrar of any work required or authorised under the Act and for which a fee is not prescribed under any other item

1 Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 21 June 1989.

2 Statutory Rules 1988 No. 62 as amended by 1988 No. 369.

 

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