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Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 on the Protection of New Plant Varieties

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Year of Version 2010 Dates Published: January 13, 2010 Promulgated: December 31, 2009 Type of Text Main IP Laws   Subject Matter Plant Variety Protection Subject Matter (secondary) Trade Names, Trademarks Notes Article 42 of Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 states that this Law shall be published in the Official Gazette and shall come into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) Arabic قانون اتحادي رقم 17 لسنة 2009 في شأن حماية الأصناف النباتية الجديدة PDF HTML English Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 on the Protection of New Plant Varieties PDF HTML
Related Legislation Is implemented by (3 text(s)) Is implemented by (3 text(s))
Ministerial Decision No. 338 of 2018 on Amendments to Ministerial Decision No. 598 of 2012, Concerning the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 on the Protection of New Plant Varieties (AE035)
Ministerial Decision No. 377 of 2017 on the Designation of the Registrar of New Plant Varieties and the Rights of Plant Breeders (AE037)
Ministerial Decision No. 598 of 2012 on the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. 17 of 2009 on the Protection of New Plant Varieties (AE036)

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