| FARMERS' RIGHTS LEGISLATION &
Legislation on Farmers'
Rights and community rights related to crop genetic resources
Legislation on conservation and
sustainable use of crop genetic resources
Bioprospecting legislation with access and
benefit sharing provisions
Seed laws, including seed certification
The Seeds Act, 2003
Status: Adopted as of 30 January 2004
Relevant provisions: Part 3. Importation, exportation, and sales
of seeds, Part 4. Registration of seeds dealers.
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Laws on plant variety
protection, also called plant breeders' rights legislation
Protection of New Plant Varieties (Plant Breeders` Rights) Act,
Status: Adopted as of 31 December 2002
Relevant provisions: Part 2. Plant Breeders Registry, Part 3.
Varieties that may be protected, Part 6. Provisional, final protection and
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