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Trade Marks Act 2002 (reprinted as at 25 February 2012)

Year of Version:2012
Date of Text (Enacted):December 4, 2002
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trade Names, Trademarks
This consolidated version of the Trade Marks Act, which was last amended on February 25, 2012 incorporates all the amendments up to 2012 (see Section 44(1) for the last amendment and Part 5 of the 'Notes' section for a complete listing of the consolidated amendments).

This version excludes amendments that are not yet in force from:
-Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011
-Criminal Procedure Act 2011
-Geographical Indications (Wine and Spirits) Registration Act 2006

Date of entry into force: see Part 1, Section 2 for further details.
Available Texts: 

Trade Marks Act 2002 (reprinted as at 25 February 2012) Trade Marks Act 2002 (reprinted as at 25 February 2012), Complete document (pdf) [732 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:NZ128


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