288. Withdrawing an appeal.

288.     Withdrawing an 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.

An appellant who wishes to withdraw his appeal may do so by serving notice on the secretary before the hearing, and an appellant who without good cause fails to attend the hearing1 is to be deemed to have withdrawn his appeal2. The Controller of Plant Variety Rights must publish in the gazette3