In September 2014, we released a paper on the Plant Breeder's Rights Advisory Committee (PBRAC) for public consultation. The PBRAC Consultation Paper discussed the PBRAC and possible alternatives to provide advice on plant breeder's rights matters. The paper also discussed relevant sections of the Plant Breeder's Rights Act 1994 (PBR Act) where the PBRAC may currently be asked to provide advice.
We invited interested parties to make a submission by Friday 31 October 2014.
We received the following submissions: