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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ADMINISTRATION

Part III APPLICATION FOR GRANT OF PROTECTION

Part IV GRANT AND REVOCATION OF PROTECTION

Part V SCOPE AND NATURE OF GRANT OF PROTECTION

Part VI AUTHORISATION AND COMPULSORY LICENCES

Part VII NOTICE OF PROTECTION

Part VIII DENOMINATION

Part IX REGISTER OF PLANT VARIETIES

Part X OFFENCES

Part XI MISCELLANEOUS

THE SCHEDULE Plant genera and species to which Act applies

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Legislative History

 
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On 01/08/2014, you requested the version in force on 01/08/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 01/08/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 30/07/2014.
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Rules
54.
—(1)  The Minister may make rules —
(a)
for prescribing anything authorised or required by this Act to be prescribed; and
(b)
generally for regulating practice and procedure under this Act.
(2)  Without affecting the generality of subsection (1), rules made under this section may make provision —
(a)
as to the manner of making applications and filing other documents and in respect of anything that is to accompany or to be furnished together with any application;
(b)
as to the procedure to be followed in connection with any application or request to the Registrar or in connection with any proceedings or other matter before the Registrar, and the rectification of irregularities of procedure;
(c)
providing for the testing and treatment of plant varieties to which applications relate;
(d)
requiring and regulating the translation of documents and the filing and authentication of any translation;
(e)
as to the service of documents;
(f)
prescribing time limits for anything required to be done under this Act;
(g)
providing for the extension of any time limit prescribed or specified by the Registrar, whether or not it has already expired;
(h)
providing for the forfeiture of any priority given in respect of an application;
(i)
authorising the preparation, publication, sale and exchange of copies of diagrams, photographs and documents filed with the Registry, and indexes and abridgments to them;
(j)
prescribing the mode of publishing any matters required by this Act to be published;
(k)
prescribing the requirements to be met in selecting the denomination of plant varieties, and providing for the approval or rejection by the Registrar of any denomination or the amendment to any denomination; and
(l)
prescribing fees and charges for the purposes of this Act.