This bill replaces the Plant Variety Rights Act 1987, modernising the regime and implementing the Crown's obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi in relation to the plant variety rights regime and New Zealand's obligations under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Passed second reading 10 May 2022, awaiting committee of the whole House
Passed by a majority of 95 votes (107 ayes, 12 noes, 0 abstentions)
|Bill type||Government bill|
|Introduced||11 May 2021|
|First reading||19 May 2021|
|Select Committee||Economic Development, Science and Innovation Committee|
|Public submissions due||1 July 2021|
|Select Committee report back||19 November 2021|
|Second reading||10 May 2022|
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