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
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