Plant varieties and seeds framework

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This framework sets out how the UK government and devolved governments propose to work together on:

  • the intellectual property rights of plant breeders
  • plant variety registration
  • setting standards for marketing and certification of seed (and other plant propagating material) and ensuring that these standards are upheld
23 August 2022Senedd Research published a briefing on the framework.
15 July 2022The House of Lords Common Frameworks Scrutiny Committee published its final report on the Common Frameworks programme.
27 June 2022SPICe published a briefing on the framework.
7 June 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands, and Natural Environment Committee opened a call for views on the framework (closing 29 July 2022).
25 March 2022The Northern Ireland Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs published its position paper on the framework.
4 February 2022The Rural Affairs, Islands and Natural Environment Committee received the framework for scrutiny.
3 February 2022The provisional framework was published.
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