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FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION & POLICY DATABASE:

Australia


Legislation on Farmers' Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources

No legislation found


Legislation on conservation and sustainable use of crop genetic resources

No legislation found


Traditional knowledge legislation

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Bioprospecting legislation with access and benefit sharing provisions

No legislation found


Seed laws, including seed certification rules

No legislation found


Laws on plant variety protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation

Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994
   Status: In force from 1994, last amended 6 October 2006
   Relevant provisions: Part 2. Plant breeder's right, Part 3. Application for plant breeder's right, Part 4. The grant and revocation of Plant Breeder's right, Part 5. Enforcement of Plant Breeder's Right.
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Plant Breeder's Rights Regulations 1994
   Status: In force from 1994, last amended 5 July 1999
   Relevant provisions: Regulation 3 - 5.
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Patent laws

Patents Act 1990
   Status: Adopted as of 30 October 1990, amended 10 January 1995
   Relevant provisions: Section 18. Patentable inventions.
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