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Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 220 of December 22, 1999)

Year of Version:1999
Date of Text (Enacted):April 13, 1959
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This consolidated version of the Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959) incorporates all the amendments made to the Act up to Act No. 220 of December 22, 1999, which came into force on January 6, 2011; except for Section 63(3) which came into force on April 1, 2001.

This version does not yet include the amendments made by Section 63(3).
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Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 220 of December 22, 1999) Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 220 of December 22, 1999), Complete document (pdf) [112 KB] Designs Act (Act No. 125 of April 13, 1959, as amended up to Act No. 220 of December 22, 1999), Complete document (htm) [97 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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