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Act No. LII of 2003 on the recognition of plant varieties, and on the production and marketing of planting materials.

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Date of original text
Source

Abstract
This Act regulates the conservation and maintenance of genetic materials, the recognition of plant varieties, the use of breeds, rights and obligations of actors in this sector, for the purpose of conservation and development of biological resources of plant production. Conformity to the characteristics of registered plant varieties must be maintained by the breeder or its delegate and it must be controlled by the competent authority. The Act provides rules regarding production and marketing of planting materials. Planting materials must be qualified according the rules of a separate legal norm. The Act regulates packaging and labeling of planting materials as well. Some rules of the Act deals with the duties of the competent authority. The Act contains also rules on sanctions and penalties for offenders.
Date of consolidation/reprint
Entry into force notes
The original text of the Act entered into force on 1 May 2004. The last consolidated version of the Act entered into force on 15 March 2014.
Repealed
No
Publication reference
Magyar K zl ny 82. sz m, 2003. j lius 10., pp. 6533-6541.
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
2003. vi LII. t rv ny a n v nyfajt k llami elismer s r l, valamint a szapor t anyagok el ll t s r l s forgalomba hozatal r l
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