Prescribed persons under paragraph 36(3)(f) of the PBR Act

At a glance

Policy ID: 139

Status: On hold

Priority: Low

Plant breeders rights

Issue summary

There is confusion about who can access information on the name of each variety contained in a PBR application.

The PBR Act allows a person to inspect an application for PBR. Subsection 36(3) specifies who is entitled to access information on the name of each variety. Paragraph 36(3)(f) provides that the PBR Regulations may prescribe a person to access this information. Currently there are no provisions in the PBR Regulations which prescribe a person for the purposes of the subsection.


  • On hold 24 June 2021


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