New Zealand

Designs Act 1953 (reprint as at 1 July 2013)

Year of Version:2013
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 1953
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs
Notes:This consolidated version of the Designs Act 1953, which was last amended by the Criminal Procedure Act, incorporates all amendments up to July 1, 2014 (see Part 5 of the 'Notes' section for a complete listing of the consolidated amendments).
Section 1(2) provides for the date of entry into force of this Act and stipulates: 'This Act shall come into force on a day to be appointed for the commencement thereof by the Governor-General by Proclamation'.
Available Texts: 

Designs Act 1953 (reprint as at 1 July 2013) Designs Act 1953 (reprint as at 1 July 2013), Complete document (pdf) [302 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NZ162


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