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Registered Plant Breeders' Rights (Farm Saved Seed) (Prescribed Species and Groups) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Regulations, 2015 (G.S.I. No. 82 of 2015).

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These Regulations prescribe the varieties in relation to which the exemption of section 18(l) of the Registered Plant Breeders' Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2007 applies. Section 18(l) provides that plant breeders' rights do not extend to the use by farmers of prescribed varieties of material for propagating purposes in certain circumstances, i.e., the rights of a person who is registered as the proprietor of plant breeders rights in the Register of Plant Breeders Rights shall not extend to the use by a farmer for propagating purposes in the field, on his own holding, of the product of the harvest which he has obtained by planting on his own holding propagating material of - (a) the protected variety, or (b) a variety which is essentially derived from the protected variety (farm saved seeds).
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