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



To provide for a system whereunder plant breeders' rights relating to varieties of certain kinds of plants may be granted and registered; for the requirements which have to be complied with for the grant of such rights; for the protection of such rights and the grant of licences in respect of the exercise thereof; and to provide for incidental matters.


BE IT ENACTED by the State President, the Senate and the House of Assembly of the Republic of south Africa, as follows:—


[Long title substituted by section 30 of Act No. 15 of 1996]