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

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 as to the conditions which must be satisfied in connection with the application4;

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    (3)     a decision to allow or refuse an application for a compulsory licence5;

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    (4)     a decision to allow or refuse an application for the extension, limitation, variation or revocation of a compulsory licence6;

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    (5)     a decision to refuse