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THE PROTECTION OF PLANT VARIETIES AND FARMERS RIGHTS ACT, 2001

Title : THE PROTECTION OF PLANT VARIETIES AND FARMERS RIGHTS ACT, 2001

Year : 2001



The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, make to the Authority grants and loans of such sums of money as the Central Government may think fit for being utilised for the purposes of this Act.



(1) There shall be constituted a fund to be called the Protection of Plant Varieties Authority Account and there shall be credited thereto-
 
(a) All grants and loans made to the Authority by the Central Government under section 60;

(b) All fees received by the Authority and the Registrars except the annual fee determined on the basis of benefit or royalty under sub-section (1) of section 35;

(c) All sums received by the Authority from such other sources as may be decided upon by the Central Government.

(2) The Protection of Plant Varieties Authority Account shall be applied for meeting-
 
(a) The salaries, allowances and other remuneration of the Chairperson, officers and other employees of the Authority and allowances, if any, payable to the members;

(b) The other expenses of the Authority in connection with the discharge of its functions and for purposes of this Act.



(1) The Authority shall prepare a budget, maintain proper accounts and other relevant records (including the accounts and other relevant records of the Gene Fund) and -prepare an annual statement of accounts in such form as may be prescribed by the Central Government in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.

(2) The accounts of the Authority shall be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India at such intervals as may be specified by him and any expenditure incurred in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Authority to the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.

(3) The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India and any other person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Authority shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India generally has in connection with the audit of the Government accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect any of the offices of the Authority.

(4) The accounts of the Authority as certified by the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India or any other person appointed by him in this behalf together with the audit report thereon shall be forwarded annually to the Central Government and that Government shall cause the same to be laid before each House of Parliament.



The Chairperson shall exercise such financial and administrative powers over the functions of the Authority as may be prescribed:

Provided that the Chairperson shall have the authority to delegate such of his financial and administrative powers as he may think fit to a member or any other officer of the Authority subject to the condition that the member or such other officer shall, while exercising such delegated powers, continue to be under the direction, control and supervision of the Chairperson.

Last updated on August, 2016

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