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In order to provide for the establishment of an effective system for protection of plant varieties, the rights of farmers and plant breeders and to encourage the development of new varieties of plants it has been considered necessary to recognize and protect the rights of the farmers in respect of their contribution made at any time in conserving, improving and making available plant genetic resources for the development of the new plant varieties.
To implement the provisions of the Act the Department of Agriculture
and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture established the Protection
of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Authority ( Plant Authority ) on 11th November, 2005.