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Counterfeit Goods Act 1997 (Act No. 37 of 1977)

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Year of current version:1997
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1998
Date of Text (Enacted):September 19, 0197
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:The Counterfeit Goods Act 1997 was amended by Counterfeit Goods Amendment Act 2001, which entered into force on 30 October 2001.
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Counterfeit Goods Act 1997 (Act No. 37 of 1977) Counterfeit Goods Act 1997 (Act No. 37 of 1977), Complete document (pdf) [255 KB]

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