Plant Variety Rights (Fees) Amendment Order 2001


Plant Variety Rights (Fees) Amendment Order 2001


This order is administered in the Ministry of Economic Development.

Pursuant to section 38 of the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987, Her Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following order.

1 Title
2 Commencement
  • This order comes into force on 1 January 2002.

3 New Schedule substituted
  • The principal order is amended by revoking the Schedule, and substituting the Schedule set out in the Schedule of this order.

New Schedule substituted in principal regulations

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Fees payable under Plant Variety Rights Act 1987 (excluding GST)

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ItemHerbage, agricultural crops, vegetables, fungiFruit or nut plantsOther plants
 Fee ($)Fee ($)Fee ($)
Application for grant500500350
Examination of data (including any material)600300230
Test trial by Plant Variety Rights Office—500450
 grasses and white clover (per year)3,200
 wheat, barley, oats, forage brassicas, ryecorn, triticale, and peas (per year)2,300
 grass endophytes1,500
 first year1,600
 each later year500
Annual grant fee160160160
Request under section 21(1) of the Act (compulsory licences and sales)600600600

Marie Shroff,

Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the order, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This order, which comes into force on 1 January 2002, extends the fees for test trials conducted by the Plant Variety Rights Office to include all types of peas, the cereals triticale and ryecorn, and grass endophytes.

Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 29 November 2001.

  • 1 SR 1999/159