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Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights), Regulation (S.I. No. 46 of 1986)

 

 

S.I. No. 46/1986 � Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations, 1986.

 

 

S.I. No. 46/1986:

PLANT VARIETIES (PROPRIETARY RIGHTS) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1986.

 

 

PLANT VARIETIES (PROPRIETARY RIGHTS) (AMENDMENT) REGULATIONS, 1986.

 

 

I, AUSTIN DEASY, Minister for Agriculture, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by sections 4 , 12 and 26 of the plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (no. 24 of 1980), hereby make the following Regulations:

 

 

1. (1) These Regulations may be cited as the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations, 1986.

 

 

(2) The Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations, 1981 and 1984, and these Regulations may be cited together as the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations, 1981 to 1986.

 

 

2. (1) In these Regulations "the Act" means the Plant Varieties (proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (No. 24 of 1980).

 

 

(2) References in these Regulations to "UPOV" are references to the International union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants.

 

 

3. (1) Each of the species specified in the First Schedule to these Regulations is hereby specified for the purposes of section 4 of the Act.

 

 

(2) The maximum period to be specified in a grant of plant breeders' rights as being that in which the plant breeders' rights thereby granted are to be exercisable in respect of a plant variety which is of a species specified in column (1) of the First Schedule to these Regulations shall be the period of years specified in column (2) of that Schedule opposite the mention of that species.

 

 

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (d) of Article 2 of the First Schedule to the Act the period of four years is hereby prescribed in relation to every plant variety which is of a species specified in column (1) of the First Schedule to these Regulations.

 

 

4. For the purposes of section 12 of the Act two or more plant varieties shall be regarded as being within the same class if they are each a plant variety of�

 

 

( a ) the genus Linum, or

 

 

( b ) any of the genera or species specified in column (2) of the Second Schedule to these Regulations opposite a particular UPOV class specified in column (1) of that Schedule.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST SCHEDULE.

 

 

 

 

 

(1)

Species

(2)

Period of years for which rights are exercisable

Name

Common Name

 

Agrostis tenuis Sibth.�

Brown Top

20

Beta vulgaris L. ssp. vulgaris var. alba DC�

Fodder Beet

20

Brassica napus L. var. napobrassica Peterm.�

Swede

20

Brassica oleracea L. convar. acephala (DC.)�

Fodder Kale

20

Festuca rubra L.�

Red Fescue

20

Linum usitatisimum L.�

Flax, Linseed

20

Lupinus albus L.�

White Lupin

20

Lupinus angustifolius L.�

Blue Lupin

20

Lupinus luteus L.�

Yellow Lupin

20

Trifolium pratense L.�

Red Clover

20

X Triticosecale Wittmach

Triticale

15

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND SCHEDULE.

 

 

 

 

 

UPOV Class Number (1)

Genera or Species

(2)

1

Avena, Hordeum, Secale, Triticale, Triticum

4

Agrostis, Alopecurus, Arrhenatherum, Bromus, Cynosurus, Dactylis, Festuca, Lolium, Phalaris, Phleum, Poa, Trisetum

5

Brassica oleracea

6

Brassica napus, B. campestris, B. rapa, B. juncea, B. nigra, Sinapis

7

Lotus, Medicago, Ornithopus, Onobrychis, Trifolium

8

Lupinus albus L., L. angustifolius L., L. luteus L.

10

Beta vulgaris L. var. alba DC., Beta vulgaris L. var. altissima

 

 

 

 

 

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 26th day of February, 1986.

 

 

AUSTIN DEASY,

 

 

Minister for Agriculture.

 

 

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

 

 

These Regulations extend the list of plant species for which plant breeders' rights may be granted.

 

 

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