241. Exemption for farm saved seed.

241.     Exemption for farm saved seed.

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.

Plant breeders' rights1 do not extend to the use by farmers of specified varieties2 of material3 for propagating purposes4. A farmer can benefit from this exemption only where he uses on his own holding5 material which is the product of the harvest which he has obtained by planting