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


Regulations relating to Plant Breeders' Rights

22. Appeal to the Minister


(1) An appeal in terms of section 42 of the Act, shall—
(a) be lodged with the Director-General in writing within 60 days from the date on which the registrar has given the appellant written notice of the decision or action concerned;
(b) state the reference number and the date of the document by means of which such appellant was notified of that decision or action;
(c) state the grounds on which the appeal is based; and
(d) be accompanied by the fee specified in item 18 of Table 2.


(2) An appeal shall—
(a) when forwarded by post, be addressed to—

The Director-General: Agriculture

Private Bag X250


0001; or

(b) when delivered by hand, be delivered to—

The Director-General: Agriculture

Dirk Uys Building

Hamilton Street