To provide for a system where underplant 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.
Last update: November 2020
Copyright: This Act reproduced under Government Printers Copyright Authority 10154 dated 20 March 1996
Disclaimer: This Act is presented "as is". Please read our Disclaimer before continuing.
The Plant Breeders Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been updated by Amendment to Regulation R 1186 of GG 18266 dated 12 September 1997, as per Notice No. 1249 of GG43934 dated 27 November 2020.
The Plant Breeders Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been updated by Amendments made to Table 2 of Regulations relating to Plant Breeders’ Rights as per Notice No. 132 of GG42230 dated 15 February 2019.
The Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been updated by Regulations, Regulations relating to Plant Breeders' Rights, Tables, Table 1 : Kinds of Plants and Periods of Rights as per Notice No. 1189 of GG42010 dated 2 November 2018.
The Plant Breeders' Rights Act, 1976 (Act No. 15 of 1976) has been added to the web site on 12 September 2011.