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Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Namibia

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
May 24, 1973Trade Marks in South West Africa Act
1916Patents, Designs, Trade Marks and Copyright Act, 1916 (Act No. 9 of 1916) as Amended Together with Rules, Proclamations, etc.

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
March 19, 2010Tobacco Products Control Act, 2010
December 19, 2004Companies Act, 2004
December 9, 2004Criminal Procedure Act, 2004
August 13, 2003Medicines and Related Substances Control Act, 2003
April 3, 2003Competition Act, 2003
September 3, 1998Second Hand Goods Act, 1998
April 3, 1998Liquor Act, 1998

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
2003Rules, Competition Act, 2003

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