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Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976)

4. Register of plant breeder’s rights


(1) The registrar shall keep a register in which the prescribed particulars in respect of plant breeders' rights granted in terms of this Act shall be entered.

[Section 4(1) substituted by section 3 of Act No. 5 of 1980]


(2) The register shall, upon payment of the prescribed fee, be open for inspection at the office of the registrar during office hours.


(3) The registrar shall furnish, at the request of any person and upon payment of the prescribed fee, a copy of any particulars in the register or a certificate in respect thereof.


(4) The register kept in terms of section 4 of the Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 1964 (Act No. 22 of 1964), shall be incorporated in and form part of the register to be kept under this section, and any document supplied to the registrar under that Act in terms of any provision thereof, shall be deemed to have been furnished to the registrar under the corresponding provision of this Act.