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Federal Seeds and Species Protection Act No.14 of 2010.

Country
Type of law
Legislation
Source

Abstract
This Act consisting of 32 articles divided in VII Sections aims at controlling agricultural products by establishing: 1) the National Council for Varieties and Seeds; 2) Committee for granting Variety Permits.
In order of the general supervision of the organization of seed industry, main tasks of the National Council are: provide the policy to regulate, encourage and control production, circulation and use of seeds and species; form specialized advisory committees; advise the Minister of Agriculture about the nomination of a person responsible for the registration of seeds and species and a seed inspector.
Main tasks of the Committee are: set up conditions, controls and necessary measures for granting permits and registering varieties and seeds; and approve the registration of varieties and seeds.
The Act deals also with: rules for registration or deregistration of a new variety; variety protection; breeder rights; protected variety use (personal and not commercial, for scientific purposes and the ones produced by farmers to cultivate their land); rules for producing, preparing and marketing seeds.
Date of text
Repealed
No
Source language

English

Legislation Amendment
No
Original title
(14) 2010