Plant Variety Rights Act 1987

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  • This version was replaced on 13 January 2017 to make a correction to section 16(2)(g) under section 25(1)(i) and (j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.

Reprint as at 1 July 2013

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Plant Variety Rights Act 1987

Public Act
1987 No 5
Date of assent
21 February 1987
see section 1(2)

Changes authorised by section 17C of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989 have been made in this reprint.

A general outline of these changes is set out in the notes at the end of this reprint, together with other explanatory material about this reprint.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the granting of proprietary rights in respect of plant varieties