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Plant Variety (Proprietary Rights), Act 1980, (Convention Countries) (S.I. No. 190 of 1981) adopted on 19 May 1981

 

 

S.I. No. 190/1981 � Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (Convention Countries) Order, 1981.

 

 

S.I. No. 190/1981:

PLANT VARIETIES (PROPRIETARY RIGHTS) ACT, 1980 (CONVENTION COUNTRIES) ORDER, 1981.

 

 

PLANT VARIETIES (PROPRIETARY RIGHTS) ACT, 1980 (CONVENTION COUNTRIES) ORDER, 1981.

 

 

WHEREAS it is enacted by section 2 (1) of the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (No. 24 of 1980), that, for the purpose of enabling any international convention or agreement for the protection of plant varieties and plant breeders' rights to which the State is a party to be carried into effect, the Government may by order declare one or more foreign countries, which foreign country or each of which foreign countries, shall be one whose government, or any of whose departments of state is a party to the convention or agreement, to be a convention country for the purposes of that Act, and that for so long as the order remains in force any foreign country which is one specified in the declaration contained therein shall be a convention country for the purposes of that Act:

 

 

AND WHEREAS each of the foreign countries mentioned in the Schedule to this Order is one whose government or a department of state of which is party to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants:

 

 

NOW, the Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 3 of the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 , (No. 24 of 1980), hereby order as follows:

 

 

1. This Order may be cited as the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (Convention Countries) Order, 1981.

 

 

2. Each of the foreign countries mentioned in the Schedule to this Order shall be a convention country for the purposes of the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act 1981.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE.

 

 

Belgium, Denmark, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Israel, Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

 

 

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Government, this 19th day of May, 1981.

 

 

CHARLES J. HAUGHEY,

 

 

Taoiseach.

 

 

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

 

 

The effect of this Order is to designate as Convention Countries for the purposes of the Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 all those countries so far party to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (known as U.P.O.V.).

 

 

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