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Association status of 1901: The French Constitutional Court declares invalid a provision allowing 1901-type associations to sell or exchange semen without applying the ban sets out by the French Rural Code by the Article L. 661-8

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. French legislation strictly regulates the marketing and production of seeds or plant propagating material. Indeed, Article L. 661-8 of the Rural and Maritime Fishing Code (CPRM) aims to regulate the marketing operations of these seeds. During the parliamentary debate, the vagueness of this provision was debated. The legislator's aim was to distinguish between an exchange of seeds between non-professionals which would promote biodiversity by facilitating the movement of plant species and an exchange or marketing of seeds intended for professional use. The aim was to distinguish between the "amateur gardener" and the professional. The difficulty

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Jeremy Martinez, Association status of 1901: The French Constitutional Court declares invalid a provision allowing 1901-type associations to sell or exchange semen without applying the ban sets out by the French Rural Code by the Article L. 661-8 , 4 August 2016, Concurrences Nº 4-2016, Art. N° 82105, pp. 201-202

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