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


Regulations relating to Plant Breeders' Rights

19. Notice of change of address


Any change of the address which, for purposes of correspondence is specified in an application for the grant of a plant breeder's right, or of an address entered in the register, shall –


(1)        as the case may be, be furnished by –

(a)        the person who has applied for the grant of the plant breeder's right concerned;

(b)        the holder of the plant breeder's right concerned;

(c)        the legal representative or agent of such applicant or holder; or

(d)        the person to whom a licence or compulsory licence has been issued in respect of the plant breeder's right concerned;


(2)        be submitted to the registrar on a form which is obtainable from the offices of the registrar in Pretoria for this purpose; and


(3)        be submitted within 30 days from the date on which such change of address has come into effect.