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Colombian court strikes down law approving 1991 UPOV Convention

From the FCI-website-News, by Shawn Sullivan

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 28, 2013: Colombia’s Constitutional Court has declared unconstitutional a 2012 law by which the National Congress approved the country’s accession to the 1991 Act of the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV Convention). (Sentencia C-1051/12 (Corte Constitucional de Colombia Dec. 5, 2012). Read more ……

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