Plant Variety Rights Act 1987

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Plant Variety Rights Act 1987

Public Act1987 No 5
Date of assent21 February 1987
Commencementsee 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 Economic Development.


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