—(1) A plant variety in respect of which an application for a grant of protection is made shall have a denomination and, subject to subsections (2) and (3), the denomination shall be approved by the Registrar and registered at the time the grant of protection is made.
(2) The Registrar shall approve and register a proposed denomination for a plant variety if, and only if, in the opinion of the Registrar, it complies with the prescribed requirements.
(3) The Registrar shall not approve or register a denomination for the plant variety which —
consists solely of figures, except where this is an established practice for designating plant varieties;
is likely to mislead or cause confusion concerning the characteristics, value or identity of the plant variety, or the identity of the breeder;
is contrary to any written law or public order, or is likely to be offensive to the public;
is likely to cause confusion with a trade mark, a name, a business or any other rights for which any person other than the applicant enjoys protection under any law; or
is likely to cause confusion with a trade mark for any material of another plant variety or for goods similar to any material of the first-mentioned plant variety for which the applicant enjoys protection under any law.
(4) Where a denomination for a plant variety has previously been submitted in any UPOV member other than Singapore for the purpose of registration in that UPOV member, the denomination submitted for the purpose of an application in Singapore in respect of that plant variety must be the same as the denomination submitted in the UPOV member.
(5) The Registrar shall approve the denomination submitted under subsection (4) upon the grant of protection, unless the Registrar considers the denomination to be unsuitable for use within Singapore.