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Trade Descriptions Act 1968 (Chapter 29)

Year of Version:1968
Date of Entry into Force:November 30, 1968
Date of Text (Enacted):May 30, 1968
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, IP Regulatory Body, Trademarks
Notes:The notification by the United Kingdom to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Act includes provisions prohibiting the use of a trade description which falsely, or misleadingly, indicates the place of manufacture, production, processing or reconditioning of certain goods.'

Date of entry into force: see Section 43(2).
Available Texts: 
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:GB059

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