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Law No. 281 of 1994 Amending Some Provisions of Law No. 48 of 1941 Combating Fraud and Deception

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Year of current version:1994
Date of entry into force of original text:December 30, 1994
Date of Text (Enacted):December 24, 1994
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trademarks
Notes:
Article 1 of the Law No. 281 of 1994 makes amendments to Articles 1, 2, 3, 3 bis, 4, 5, 8, 10 and 11(3) of the Law No. 48 of 1941 Combating Fraud and Deception. The amendments concern, among others, the imprisonment and fines for fraudulent uses of geographical indications, false or misleading representations about nature and characteristics, packaging and labeling of goods, and for non-conformity of goods with the contractual specifications.

Article 4 of the Law states that it enters into force on the day following its publication in the Official Gazette. The Law was published in the Official Gazette on December 29, 1994; and therefore, it came into force on December 30, 1994
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قانون رقم 281 لسنة 1994 بتعديل القانون رقم 48 لسنة 1941 بقمع التدليس والغش قانون رقم 281 لسنة 1994 بتعديل القانون رقم 48 لسنة 1941 بقمع التدليس والغش, Complete document (pdf) [128 KB]

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