| FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION &
Legislation on Farmers'
Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources
Legislation on conservation and sustainable
use of crop genetic resources
Traditional knowledge legislation
Bioprospecting legislation with access and
benefit sharing provisions
Seed laws, including seed certification
Seed and Plant Propagating Material Act
Status: Adopted as of 1 July 1998
Relevant provisions: Chapter 1. General Provisions, Chapter 2.
Issue of Activity Licences, Chapter 3. Production of Seed and Propagating and
Cultivation Material, Chapter 4. Certification and Inspection of Seed and
Propagating and Cultivating Material, Chapter 7. Marketing of Seed and
Propagating or Cultivating Material.
Laws on plant variety protection, also
called plant breeders' rights legislation
Plant Variety Rights
Status: In force from 1 July 1998, amended 1 March
Relevant provisions: Chapter 1. General
Part, Chapter 6. Application of Plant Variety Rights.
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