286. Jurisdiction to hear appeals against decisions of Controller of Plant Variety Rights.

286.     Jurisdiction to hear appeals against decisions of 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.

An appeal lies to the Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal1 against various decisions of the Controller of Plant Variety Rights2, namely:

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    (1)     a decision to allow or refuse an application for the grant of plant breeders' rights3;

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    (2)     any decision preliminary to the determination of such an application