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Agrochemicals Control Act (Act No. 445 of August 28, 1957, as last amended by Act No. 9658 of May 8, 2009)

Year of current version:2009
Date of last amendment:May 8, 2009
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 2009.
For the latest amendments made by Act No. 9658 of May 8, 2009, see Articles 1, 2, 3(1), 3(2), 3(4), 3-2, 4, 5, 7 to 30, 31, 31-2, 32 to 35, 39 and 40.

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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