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The Law of Ukraine No 2763-IX "On Amending Certain Legislative Acts of Ukraine to Harmonize Legislation in the Sphere of Plant Variety Rights Protection and Seed and Seedling Production with the Provisions of the European Union Legislation"
The Law - introduces electronic services for obtaining permits for the importation of seed samples for the purpose of their research; - establishes criteria for authorizing certification bodies, in particular, the availability of their own accredited laboratory; - allows seed production and seedling production entities that are direct producers to determine the sowing qualities of seeds, under the condition of obtaining the authorization of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine; - simplifies the procedure for importation of seeds, planting material and varieties into the territory of Ukraine, which are registered in the register of plant varieties of Ukraine; - cancels the mandatory submission of indicators of suitability for distribution for crops undergoing research in the application materials; - introduces a procedure for consideration of a variety application and examination of the variety name within no more than 20 days; - harmonizes the variety naming procedures with the International Convention on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants; - establishes clear deadlines for taking decisions on state registration of rights to a variety, entering the variety into registers and issuing titles of protection.
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Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine