Commerce Act 1986 (reprint as at 15 September 2011)
|Year of Version:||2011|
|Date of Entry into Force:||May 1986|
|Date of Text (Enacted):||April 28, 1986|
|Type of Text:||IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature|
|Subject Matter:||Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Designs, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Other, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trademarks|
|Notes:||The Commerce Act is to promote the process of competition in markets within New Zealand.|
Sections 45 and 36(2) of the Act deal with the interface between competition law and intellectual property laws.
This version of the law consolidates all amendments up to September 15, 2011. See the 'Notes' section to the Commerce Act 1986 on page 236 for a complete listing of the consolidated amendments.
Is superseded by
|WIPO Lex No.:||NZ126|
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