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Agricultural Products Quality Control Act (Act No. 5667 of January 21, 1999, as amended up to Act No. 9932 of January 18, 2010)

Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 1999
Date of Text (Enacted):January 21, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Other, Trademarks
Notes:Article 2 of the Act defines geographical indications of agricultural and fisheries products.
Article 8 prescribes the registration of geographical indications.
Article 9 prohibits false indications.
Articles 15 to 18-3 refer to the matters on indication of places of origin.
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Agricultural Products Quality Control Act (Act No. 5667 of January 21, 1999, as amended up to Act No. 9932 of January 18, 2010) Agricultural Products Quality Control Act (Act No. 5667 of January 21, 1999, as amended up to Act No. 9932 of January 18, 2010), Complete document (pdf) [465 KB]

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