Updated to 28 November 2021 (Act No. 33 of 2021 and S.I. No. 642 of 2021)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act  22 January 1981 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act 1980 (Commencement) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 22 of 1981), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Convention countries declared S.I. No. 682 of 2011, art. 2 (col. cit.)
  S.I. No. 284 of 1985, art. 2, schedule
  S.I. No. 190 of 1981, art. 2
Ctnc. for regs. made under. 41/1998, ss. 22 (4), 24 (3)
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
S.1 (1), def. of "Contracting Party" ins. 41/1998, ss. 2 (c), 24 (3)
S.1 (1), def. of "variety" substit. 41/1998, ss. 2 (a), 24 (3)
S.1 (1), defs. del. 41/1998, ss. 2 (b), 24 (3)
S.1 (2) (c), par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 2 (d), 24 (3)
S.1 (4) rep. 41/1998, ss. 23 (1), 24 (3)
S.2 (1) am. 41/1998, ss. 3 (a), 24 (3)
S.2 (2) am. 41/1998, ss. 3 (b), 24 (3)
S.3 (12) (d), par. ins. 41/1998, ss. 4, 24 (3)
S.4, substit. 41/1998, ss. 5, 24 (3)
S. 4 genera and species specified S.I. No. 393 of 1994, reg. 3(1), sch.
  S.I. No. 332 of 1993, reg. 3(1), sch.
  S.I. No. 369 of 1992, reg. 3(1), sch.
S. 4 maximum period specified S.I. No. 393 of 1994, reg. 3(2), sch.
  S.I. No. 369 of 1992, reg. 3(2), sch.
  S.I. No. 46 of 1988, art. 3(2), schedule
S. 4 genera specified S.I. No. 35 of 1992, reg. 3(1), sch.
  S.I. No. 31 of 1991, reg. 3(1), schedule
S. 4 species specified S.I. No. 199 of 1990, reg. 3(1), schedule
  S.I. No. 46 of 1988, art. 3(1), schedule
  S.I. No. 46 of 1986, reg. 3(1), schedule 1
  S.I. No. 137 of 1984, reg. 3(1), schedule 1
  S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 11(1), sch. 3
S. 4(3) form prescribed S.I. No. 19 of 1982, art. 2, schedule
S. 4(12)(b) period prescribed S.I. No. 35 of 1992, reg. 3(2), sch.
  S.I. No. 31 of 1991, reg. 3(2)
S.5 (1) (a) am. 41/1998, ss. 6 (a) (b), 24 (3)
S.5 (1) (c) am. 41/1998, ss. 6 (c) (d) (e), 24 (3)
S.5 (4), subsec. ins. 41/1998, ss. 6 (f), 24 (3)
S.6 (1) (2), subsecs. substit. 41/1998, ss. 7 (1), 24 (3)
S.6 (3) am. 41/1998, ss. 7 (2) (d) (e), 24 (3)
S.6 (3) (a) am. 41/1998, ss. 7 (2) (a), 24 (3)
S.6 (3) (b) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.6 (3) (c) rep. 41/1998, ss. 23 (1), 24 (3)
S.6 (3) (e) am. 41/1998, ss. 7 (2) (b) (c), 24 (3)
S.6 (4) am. 41/1998, ss. 7 (3) (a), 24 (3)
S.6 (5) am. 41/1998, ss. 7 (3) (b), 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.7, s. 41/1998, ss. 8, 24 (3)
S.8 am. S. I. No. 247 of 2000, reg. 12 (4)
S.8 applied with ness mods. S.I. No. 247 of 2000, regs. 1(2), 12(4)
S. 8 mode of application prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 5(a)
S.8 (1) am. 41/1998, ss. 9 (a) (b), 24 (3)
S.8 (2) am. 41/1998, ss. 9 (c), 24 (3)
S. 9 mode of application prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 5(b)
S.9 (2) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S. 10 mode of application prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 5(c)
S.11 (1), subsec. substit. 41/1998, ss. 10 (a), 24 (3)
S.11 (2) am. 41/1998, ss. 10 (b), 24 (3)
S.11 (3) am. 41/1998, ss. 10 (c), 24 (3)
S. 11(3) period prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 10(2)
S. 12 plant varieties specified S.I. No. 199 of 1990, reg. 4
  S.I. No. 46 of 1988, art. 4
  S.I. No. 46 of 1986, reg. 4
  S.I. No. 137 of 1984, reg. 4, schedule 2, column 2
  S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 11(2), sch. 4, column 2
S.12 (5) (b), par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 11, 24 (3)
S.12 (5) (b) (i) am. S. I. No. 35 of 1992, regs. 3 (1) (2) (3), 4
  S. I. No. 332 of 1993, art. 4
S.12 (5) (b) (ii) rep. 41/1998, ss. 23 (1), 24 (3)
S. 12(5)(b)(i) genera and species prescribed S.I. No. 393 of 1994, reg. 4
  S.I. No. 332 of 1993, reg. 4, sch.
  S.I. No. 369 of 1992, reg. 4, sch.
  S.I. No. 31 of 1991, reg. 4
S. 12 (5)(b)(i) genera prescribed S.I. No. 35 of 1992, reg. 4, schedule
S.14 (1) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.15 (1) (a) (c) (e) (f) (k) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.16 (1) (3) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S. 17 mode of application prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 5(d)
S.19 (1) (a) (b) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.23 (1) (2) (3) am. 41/1998, ss. 12 (a), 24 (3)
S.23 (1A), subsec. ins. 41/1998, ss. 12 (b), 24 (3)
S.23 (3) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.24 (2) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S. 25 fees prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 9(1), sch. 5
S.25 (1) (e) (f) (g) (h), pars. ins. 41/1998, ss. 13, 24 (3)
S.25 (1) (c) am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
S.25 (1) (e) rep. 41/1998, ss. 23 (1), 24 (3)
S. 26(1) trans. of functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
Sch. 1, par. 1, par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 14 (a), 24 (3)
Sch. 1, par. 2, par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 14 (b), 24 (3)
Sch. 1, art. 2(d) period prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 10(3)
Sch. 1, art. 2(d) catalogues prescribed S.I. No. 23 of 1981, reg. 8, sch. 2
Sch. 1, para. 2(d)(ii) period prescribed S.I. No. 393 of 1994, reg. 3(3), schedule
  S.I. No. 332 of 1993, reg. 3(3), schedule
  S.I. No. 369 of 1992, reg. 3(3), schedule
  S.I. No. 35 of 1992, reg. 3(3), schedule
  S.I. No. 31 of 1991, reg. 3(3)
  S.I. No. 199 of 1990, reg. 3(3)
  S.I. No. 46 of 1988, art. 3(3), schedule
  S.I. No. 46 of 1986, reg. 3(3), schedule 1
  S.I. No. 137 of 1984, reg. 3(3), schedule 1, column 2
Sch. 1, par. 3, par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 14 (c), 24 (3)
Sch. 1, par. 4, par. substit. 41/1998, ss. 14 (d), 24 (3)
Sch. 1, par. 6 am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.
Sch. 2, pars. 1, 2 am. 41/1998, ss. 23, 24 (3), sch.

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 2 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act 1980 (Ratification of UPOV) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 682 of 2011)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act 1980 (Convention Countries) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 284 of 1985)
S. 3 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act, 1980 (Convention Countries) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 190 of 1981)
S. 3  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Act 1980 (Convention Countries) Order 1981 (S.I. No 190 of 1981)
S. 4 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 393 of 1994)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 332 of 1993)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 78 of 1993)
  Plant Varieities (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 369 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 35 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 31 of 1991)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 199 of 1990)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 46 of 1988)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 46 of 1986)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 137 of 1984)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 4(3), schedule Plant Breeders' Rights (Form of Certificate) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 19 of 1982)
S. 11 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 12 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 393 of 1994)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 332 of 1993)
  Plant Varieities (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 369 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 35 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 31 of 1991)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 199 of 1990)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 46 of 1988)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 46 of 1986)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 137 of 1984)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 15 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 21 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 25 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)
S. 26 Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations, 2000 (S.I. No. 490 of 2000
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 393 of 1994)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 332 of 1993)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 78 of 1993)
  Plant Varieities (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 369 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 35 of 1992)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1991 (S.I. No. 31 of 1991)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 199 of 1990)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 46 of 1988)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 46 of 1986)
  Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 137 of 1984)
S. 90 Eircell (Amendment) Scheme 1986 (S.I. No. 80 of 1986)
Schedule 1, art. 2(d) Plant Varieties (Proprietary Rights) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 23 of 1981)