261. Compulsory licensing of plant breeders' rights.

G. Compulsory Licensing

261.     Compulsory licensing of plant breeders' rights.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Plant Breeders' Rights (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/204, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

Where a person has applied to the holder of plant breeders' rights1 for a licence to exploit those rights and the Controller of Plant Variety Rights2 is satisfied, on an application, that the rights holder has either unreasonably refused to grant a licence or has imposed or put forward unreasonable terms