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Regulations on the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (1997)

Supplementary Provisions

Article 45.   The examining and approving authorities may provide for flexible provisions on novelty require-ment for the genera or species first included in the list of protected plant varieties before the entry into force of these Regulations and that for the genera or species included in the list of protected plant varieties after the entry into force of the Regulations.

Article 46.   These Regulations shall enter into force as from October 1, 1997.

(In case of discrepancy, the original version in Chinese shall prevail.)