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Plant Variety Protection Act, 2021

  • Assented to on 21 May 2021
  • Commenced on 21 May 2021
  • [Up to date as at 21 May 2021]
An Act for the protection of plant varieties, to encourage investment in plant breeding and crop variety development, to establish a plant variety protection office for the promotion of increase staple crop productivity for smallholder farmers in Nigeria; and for related matter.ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeriaβ€”

Part I – PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS

1. Objectives

The objectives of this Act are to:(a)promote increased staple crop productivity for smallholder farmers in Nigeria and encourage investment in plant breeding and crop variety development;(b)promote increased mutual accountability in the seed sector; and(c)protect new varieties of plants.

2. Application

This Act applies to:(a)a breeder; and(b)any plant genera and species.

Part II – PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION OFFICE

3. Establishment of Plant Variety Protection Office

There is established the Plant …

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