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Law, Regulation or Guideline
Record information and status
Record ID
114458
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-02-28 10:19 UTC (sujata@nic.in)
Date of publication
2019-02-28 10:19 UTC (sujata@nic.in)

General Information
Country
  • India
Title of document
THE PROTECTION OF PLANT VARIETIES AND FARMERS RIGHTS ACT, 2001
Legislative details
Type of document
  • National Regulation
Subject areas
  • Contained use
  • Intentional introduction into the environment (AIA)
  • Liability and redress
  • Socio-economic considerations
  • Protection of Plant Varieties
Types of LMOs addressed
Brief description of the document including objective and scope:
An Act to provide for the establishment of an effective system for protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants.
Broad objectives include the following:
1.To establish an effective system for the protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varities of plants.
2. To recognise and protect the rights of farmers in respect of their contributions made at anytime in conserving, improving and making available plant genetic resources for the development of new plant varieties.
3. Facilitate the growth of seed industry in the country which will ensure the availablility of high quality seeds and planting material to the farmers.
Date of entry into force
2001-10-30
Document details
Document text
EN
PPVFR_Act.pdf (500 KB)
THE PROTECTION OF PLANT VARIETIES AND FARMERS RIGHTS ACT
Regulatory contact information
Contact person
Dr Sujata Arora
2nd Floor, Vayu Block, Indira Paryavaran Bhawan, Jorbagh
New Delhi, Delhi
India, 110003
Phone:01124695135
Fax:01124695135
Email:sujata@nic.in