239. Rights under statute.

(4)     Plant Breeders' Rights and Biotechnological Inventions

(i)     Plant Breeders' Rights

A. Nature and Scope

239.     Rights under statute.

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' rights may subsist in varieties1 of all plant genera and species2, and are granted under statute3. The holder of rights4 is entitled to prevent any person without the holder's authority5 from doing any of these acts as regards the