Plant Varieties Protection (PVP)
The Plant Varieties Protection Order, 2015 is the governing legislation for plant varieties protection (PVP) in Brunei Darussalam.
Plant varieties, as defined under section 2 of the PVP Order, is a grouping of plants or the characteristics that result from a given combination of plant genes.
Protection is given to plant breeders for the unique combination of genes created in a new plant "variety" when set conditions are met after the examination of the seed.
Exclusive rights are granted for a period of 20 years and 25 years for trees and vines.