243. Grant of rights by Controller of Plant Variety Rights.

B. Application and Grant

243.     Grant of rights by Controller of Plant Variety 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.

Plant breeders' rights1 are granted by the Controller of Plant Variety Rights2, to whom applications for the granting of rights should be made3. The person entitled to the grant of plant breeders' rights in respect of a variety4 is the person who breeds it, or discovers5 and