The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act `2001

An Act to provide for the establishment of an effective system for protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants.

List of Chapters & Sections

  1. PRELIMINARY

  2. Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority

  3. Registry

  4. Application for registration

  5. Registration of essentially derived variety

  6. DURATION AND EFFECT OF REGISTRATION AND BENEFIT SHARING

  7. SURRENDER AND REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATE AND RECTIFICATION AND CORRECTION OF REGISTER

  8. FARMERS’ RIGHTS

  9. COMPULSORY LICENCE

  10. PLANT VARIETIES PROTECTION APPELLANTE TRIBUNAL

  11. FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT

  12. Infringement

  13. Offences, penalties and procedure

  14. MISCELLANEOUS