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Protection Against Unfair Competition Act 2001

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Year of current version:2001
Date of Text (Enacted):February 15, 2001
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Trademarks, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
The WTO notification states:
'This legislation is new to the Statute books having never been introduced before.
The Act provides for acts or practices which constitute unfair competition and also for acts or practices which may cause confusion with respect to another's enterprise or activities. The Act also deals with acts and practices in the course of industrial or commercial activities which amount to misleading the public and the discrediting of another's enterprise and activities.

This Act requires no administrative responsibilities by the Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property and places its operation solely in the hands of the Court.'
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WIPO Lex No.:LC008

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