289. Hearing the appeal.

289.     Hearing the appeal.

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 an appeal is to be heard by the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal, and members of the tribunal to hear the appeal have been selected from the panels1, the chairman must fix a date, time and place for the hearing2. The secretary to the tribunal must serve not less than 28 days' notice of the hearing