New Zealand

Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 (reprint as at 13 January 2020)

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Year of Version:
Entry into force: June 16, 1988
Adopted: February 21, 1987
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws
Subject Matter:
Plant Variety Protection, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body
This consolidated version of the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 takes into account amendments up to the Regulatory Systems (Economic Development) Amendment Act 2019 (Act No. 62 of 2019), which entered into force on January 13, 2020.

Sections 112 and 113 of the said amending Act No. 62 of 2019 amend Section 5(1)(c) under Part 1; and Section 35(1)(b), 35(1)(c) under Part 4, where the words “or Australia” were inserted after the words “within New Zealand”.
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