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Agrochemicals Control Act (Act No. 445 of August 28, 1957, as last amended by Act No. 8466 of May 17, 2007)

Year of current version:2007
Date of last amendment:May 17, 2007
Date of Text (Enacted):August 28, 1957
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Agrochemicals Control Act incorporates all amendments from 1995 up to 2007 (see Article 9(3) for the latest amendments made by Act No. 8466 of May 17, 2007).

Articles 8, 13, 16, 17 and 27 of this Act are in line with Article 39.3 of the TRIPS Agreement on agricultural chemical products.
Articles 7(7), 22 and 33(1) refers to unfair competition relating to false advertising.
Article 27 protects undisclosed information.
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Agrochemicals Control Act (Act No. 445 of August 28, 1957, as last amended by Act No. 8466 of May 17, 2007) Agrochemicals Control Act (Act No. 445 of August 28, 1957, as last amended by Act No. 8466 of May 17, 2007), Complete document (pdf) [138 KB]

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