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FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION & POLICY DATABASE:

Kenya


Legislation on Farmers' Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources

No legislation found


Legislation on conservation and sustainable use of crop genetic resources

No legislation found


Traditional knowledge legislation

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Bioprospecting legislation with access and benefit sharing provisions

No legislation found


Seed laws, including seed certification rules

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act
   Status: Adopted as of 1 January 1975, amended in 1991
   Relevant provisions: Part 2. Seeds, Part 3. Seed Testing, Part 4. Control of Imports and Prevention of Cross-Pollination.
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Laws on plant variety protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act
   Status: Adopted as of 1 January 1975, amended in 1991
   Relevant provisions: Part 5. Plant Breeders` Rights, Third Schedule: Protection of Applicant for Rights while Application is Pending, Fourth Schedule, Part 1: Priorities between Applicants for Rights, Part 2: Rules for Grant of Rights, Fifth Schedule: Plant Breeders` Rights in Special Cases.
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Seeds and Plant Varieties (Plant Breeders' Rights) Regulations
   Status: Adopted as of 25 November 1994
   Relevant provisions: Regulations 6-29
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Patent laws

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