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Consumer Protection Act , 2054 (1998)

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Year of current version:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:April 13, 1999
Date of Text (Enacted):January 28, 1998
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Other, Trademarks
Notes:The Consumer Protection Act provides for, inter alia, the labeling requirements (Section 2(g), and the consumer protection from unfair trade practices (Section 2(h)).
Section 8(b) prohibits imitation of consumer goods in such manner as to mislead consumers.
Section 9 sets out the mandatory details to be mentioned on the labels of consumer goods.
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WIPO Lex No.:NP010

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