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National Health Laboratory Service Act 2000 (Act No. 37 of 2000)

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Year of current version:2000
Date of Text (Enacted):December 5, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks
Notes:
The Act provides for the functions of National Health Laboratory Service, which states, inter alia, that the Service may apply for, purchase , protect, extend, renew, deal with or alienate any patents, patent rights, licenses, trade marks, concessions or other rights (Section 5(2)(h); and set out rules governing discoveries, inventions and improvements made by employees of the Service and other persons who participate in any research activities with the Service (Section 17).

Date of entry into force: see Section 29 of the Act.
Available Texts: 
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National Health Laboratory Service Act 2000 (Act No. 37 of 2000) National Health Laboratory Service Act 2000 (Act No. 37 of 2000), Complete document (pdf) [141 KB]

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WIPO Lex No.:ZA101

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