250. Period for which rights are exercisable.

C. Duration, Termination and Suspension

250.     Period for which rights are exercisable.

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.

A grant of plant breeders' rights1 has effect for 25 years from the date of the grant2, except in the case of potatoes, trees and vines, where it has effect for 30 years from that date3; the Secretary of State and the Welsh Ministers