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Title 7Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter EPart 97


TITLE 7—Agriculture

Subtitle B—REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER I—AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE (Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices), DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER E—COMMODITY LABORATORY TESTING PROGRAMS

PART 97—PLANT VARIETY AND PROTECTION

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Scope

§97.1
General.

Definitions

§97.2
Meaning of words.

Administration

§97.3
Plant Variety Protection Board.

The Application

§97.5
General requirements.
§97.6
Application for certificate.
§97.7
Deposit of Voucher Specimen.
§97.8
Specimen requirements.
§97.9
Drawings and photographs.
§97.10
Parts of an application to be filed together.
§97.11
Application accepted and filed when received.
§97.12
Number and filing date of an application.
§97.13
When the owner is deceased or legally incapacitated.
§97.14
Joint applicants.
§97.15
Assigned varieties and certificates.
§97.16
Amendment by applicant.
§97.17
Papers of completed application to be retained.
§97.18
Applications handled in confidence.
§97.19
Publication of pending applications.
§97.20
Abandonment for failure to respond within the time limit.
§97.21
Extension of time for a reply.
§97.22
Revival of an application abandoned for failure to reply.
§97.23
Voluntary withdrawal and abandonment of an application.
§97.24
Assignee.

Examinations, Allowances, and Denials

§97.100
Examination of applications.
§97.101
Notice of allowance.
§97.102
Amendments after allowance.
§97.103
Issuance of a certificate.
§97.104
Application or certificate abandoned.
§97.105
Denial of an application.
§97.106
Reply by applicant; request for reconsideration.
§97.107
Reconsideration and final action.
§97.108
Amendments after final action.

Correction of Errors in Certificate

§97.120
Corrected certificate—office mistake.
§97.121
Corrected certificate—applicant's mistake.

Reissuance of Certificate

§97.122
Certified seed only election.

Assignments and Recording

§97.130
Recording of assignments.
§97.131
Conditional assignments.
§97.132
Assignment records open to public inspection.

Marking or Labeling Provisions

§97.140
After filing.
§97.141
After issuance.
§97.142
For testing or increase.
§97.143
Certified seed only.
§97.144
Additional marking or labeling.

Attorneys and Agents

§97.150
Right to be represented.
§97.151
Authorization.
§97.152
Revocation of authorization; withdrawal.
§97.153
Persons recognized.
§97.154
Government employees.
§97.155
Signatures.
§97.156
Addresses.
§97.157
Professional conduct.

Fees and Charges

§97.175
Fees and charges.
§97.176
Fees payable in advance.
§97.177
Method of payment.
§97.178
Refunds.
§97.179
Copies and certified copies.

Availability of Office Records

§97.190
When open records are available.

Protest Proceedings

§97.200
Protests to the grant of a certificate.
§97.201
Protest proceedings.

Appeal to the Secretary

§97.300
Petition to the Secretary.
§97.301
Commissioner's answer.
§97.302
Decision by the Secretary.
§97.303
Action following the decision.

General Procedures in Priority, Protest, or Appeal Proceedings

§97.400
Extensions of time.
§97.401
Miscellaneous provisions.
§97.402
Service of papers.
§97.403
Manner of service.

Review of Decisions by Court

§97.500
Appeal to U.S. Courts.

Cease and Desist Proceedings

§97.600
Rules of practice.

Public Use Declaration

§97.700
Public interest in wide usage.

Publication

§97.800
Publication of public variety descriptions.
§97.900
Form of official identification symbol.


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