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Industrial Designs Act 2000

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Year of current version:2001
Date of entry into force of original text:June 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):February 15, 2001
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:The WTO notification states:
'The Act provides for the protection of industrial designs. The Act provides protection for an industrial design that satisfies the requirements of novelty and not being contrary to public order and morality.
The period of protection is five years but may be renewed for two further five-year periods.
This Act repeals Part II of Title X of the Commercial Code, Ch. 244, Revised Laws of Saint Lucia 1957.' (See section 25 'Repeals', p. 11)
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