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Act no. 408/2000 on the protection of plant variety rights.

Type of law
Date of original text

The present Act lays down provisions for the protection of plant variety rights. In particular, it regulates: (a) the rights and obligations with respect to new plant varieties; (b) the powers and role of state administration authorities in the field of plant variety rights to varieties; (c) the proceedings for the grant of plant variety rights; (d) the control of variety maintenance; (e) the imposition of sanctions for infringement of obligations stipulated by this Act. The text consists of 31 articles divided into chapters as follows: General provisions (I); Conditions for the grant of the plant variety rights (II); Proceedings in matters of plant variety rights to plant varieties (III); Scope of plant variety rights (IV); Sanctions (V); Common, transitory and final provisions (VI). Two Annexes are enclosed: Plant Species List (Annex 1) and Maintenance fee for the duration of plant protection rights (Annex 2).
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The present Act shall enter into force on 1 February 2001.
Serial Imprint
Collection of Laws No. 408/2000
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Z kon o ochran pr v k odr d m.