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FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION & POLICY DATABASE:

Sweden


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

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Legislation on conservation and sustainable use of crop genetic resources

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Traditional knowledge legislation

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Bioprospecting legislation with access and benefit sharing provisions

No legislation found


Seed laws, including seed certification rules

Decree No. 1330 of 2000 relating to seed grain
   Status: Adopted as of 7 December 2000
   Relevant provisions: Article 2 - 9, Article 20 - 24, Schedule 1 -2.
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Laws on plant variety protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation

Act on the Protection of Plant Breeders` Rights
   Status: Adopted as of 1 July 1997
   Relevant provisions: Chapter 2. On the Scope of the Plant Breeder's Right, Chapter 3. On the Requirements for Registration.
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Amending the Act on the Protection of Plant Breeders` Rights
   Status: Adopted as of 1 May 2004
   Relevant provisions: Chapter 7
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Patent laws

Patents Act
   Status: In force from 1967, amended 1 July 1994
   Relevant provisions: Chapter 1. General Provisions.
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Act of 2000 Amending the Patents Act
   Status: Adopted as of 1 January 2001
   Relevant provisions: Articles 6, 8, 12, 24, 33.
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Act of 2004 Amending the Patents Act
   Status: Adopted as of 1 May 2004
   Relevant provisions: Articles 1, 3, 8, 22, 25, 45, 46, 49, 52, 56.
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