Last updated: 
18 May 2016



The Manual is a reference manual for Plant Breeder’s Rights examination staff and defines the authorised current practice that applies to the examination of PBR applications. This is not a user guide for Plant Breeder’s Rights applicants.




Rules, processes and procedures involved in the examination, registration and administration of plant breeder's rights.


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All staff have access to the Manual.



This manual should be available to the public under IP Australia’s information publication scheme.

View the Plant Breeder's Rights Examiner’s Manual of Practice and Procedure.