Royal Decree

Royal Decree 49/2009 Promulgation of the Law on the Protection of the Right of Breeder of New Plant Varieties

2009/49 49/2009


We, Qaboos bin Said, the Sultan of Oman

after perusal of the Basic Statute of the State promulgated by Royal Decree 101/96,

the Law on the Protection of New Plant Varieties promulgated by Royal Decree 92/2000,

Royal Decree 37/2007 regarding the Accession of the Sultanate of Oman to Certain International Conventions Relating to the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights,

Royal Decree 37/2008 Determining the Competences of the Ministry of Agriculture and Adopting Its Organisational Structure,

and the Industrial Property Rights Law promulgated by Royal Decree 67/2008,

and in pursuance of public interest,

have decreed as follows

Article I

The provisions of the attached Law on the Protection of Breeder's Rights in New Varieties of Plants shall apply.

Article II

The aforementioned Royal Decree 92/2000 is hereby repealed.

Article III

The Minister of Agriculture shall issue the regulations and decisions implementing the provisions of the attached law, and until they are issued, the regulations and decisions in force continue to operate to the degree that they do not contradict with its provisions.

Article IV

This decree shall be published in the Official Gazette, and comes into force on the day following the date of its publication.

Issued on: 8 Ramadan 1430
Corresponding to: 29 August 2009

Qaboos bin Said
Sultan of Oman

Published in Official Gazette 894 issued on 1 September 2009.

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