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Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 (consolidated as of July 1, 2014)

Year of Version:2014
Date of Last Amendment:June 13, 2014
Date of Entry into Force:July 1, 1981
Date of Text (Issued):June 23, 1981
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks
Notes:
The consolidated version of the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 (formerly the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Regulations 1981) includes amendments up to SLI No.70 of 2014. This regulation implements the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013.

The regulation includes the criteria to be used by the Geographical Indications Committee for the determination of Australian geographical indications (Part 5).

The regulation establishes the procedural requirements for objections by pre-exisiting trade mark right holders on the determination of Australian (Part 6) and foreign geographical indications (Part 6A).

The regulation establishes that the inclusion of a geographical indications in the register is not intended to impact trademark rights (s 110).
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Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 (consolidated as of July 1, 2014) Australian Grape and Wine Authority Regulations 1981 (consolidated as of  July 1, 2014), Complete document (pdf) [670 KB]

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