Effective from 30 July 2014, the Plant Varieties Protection Act has been amended to extend its application to all plant genera and species. The Plant Varieties Protection Act is also amended to enable the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore to engage the services of other technical examining authorities, aside from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore, in the examination of these plant genera and species.

Reference material

The full text of the Plant Varieties Protection Act is available from the Statutes Online website http://statutes.agc.gov.sg.