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Title Year and Number Legislation Type Review Date
The Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (England) Regulations 2017 2017/595 UK Statutory Instruments 01/06/2022
The Seed Marketing Regulations 2011 2011/463 UK Statutory Instruments 06/01/2017
The Patents and Plant Variety Rights (Compulsory Licensing) Regulations 2002 2002/247 UK Statutory Instruments
The Seeds (National Lists of Varieties) Regulations 2001 2001/3510 UK Statutory Instruments
The Plant Breeders' Rights Regulations 1998 1998/1027 UK Statutory Instruments
Plant Varieties Act 1997 1997/66 UK Public General Acts
The Plant Varieties and Seeds Tribunal Rules 1974 1974/1136 UK Statutory Instruments