Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001
51. Authority to settle terms and conditions of licence.-
1. The Authority shall, while determining the terms and conditions of a compulsory licence under the provisions of this Chapter, endeavour to secure-
i. reasonable compensation to the breeder of the variety relating to the compulsory licence having regard to the nature of the variety, the expenditure incurred by such breeder in breeding the variety or for developing it, and other relevant factors;
ii. that the compulsory licensee of such variety possesses the adequate means to provide to the farmers, the seeds or other propagating material of such variety, timely and at reasonable market price.
2. No compulsory licence granted by the Authority shall authorise the licensee to import the variety relating to such licence or any seed or other propagating material of such variety from abroad where such import would constitute an infringement of the rights of the breeder of such variety.