Subsections 43(5), (6) of the PBR Act – Cross-referencing to s 43(1)(e)

At a glance

Policy ID: 134

Status: Identified for action

Priority: High

Plant breeders rights

Issue summary

Subsections 43 (6) of the PBR Act specifies what is meant by exploitation as referred to in subsection 45(5) and paragraph 41(1)(e). The former Plant Breeder’s Rights Advisory Committee proposed inserting a cross reference for clarity.


  • On hold 24 June 2021
  • Identified for action 5 December 2022


Issue is being considered as part of IP Australia’s PBR reform work.

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