UPOV Notification No. 76
International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
Accession by Australia to the 1991 Act
The Secretary-General of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to inform him of the deposit by the Government of Australia, on December 20, 1999, of its instrument of accession to the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, on October 23, 1978, and on March 19, 1991 (the 1991 Act).
The said International Convention as revised in 1991 will enter into force, with respect to Australia, on January 20, 2000.
December 20, 1999