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Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 11 January 1995)

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Year of current version:1994
Date of last amendment:January 1, 1994
Date of entry into force of original text:April 30, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):December 13, 1994
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The Patents Act 1990 (No. 83 of 1990) was amended by the Industry, Technology and Commerce Legislation Amendment Act 1991 (No. 66 of 1991); the Industry, Technology and Regional Development Legislation Amendment Act 1994 (No. 58 of 1994); the Industry, Science and Technology Legislation Amendment Act 1994 (No. 108, 1994) and by the Patents (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act (No.104 of 1994). The amendments made by these Acts are incorporated into this compilation of the Patents Act 1990, which were prepared on 11 January 1995 by the Office of Legislative, Drafting and Publishing (OLDP), Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra.
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English

Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 11 January 1995) Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 11 January 1995), Complete document (pdf) [5288 KB] Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 11 January 1995), Complete document (htm) [352 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi de 1990 sur les brevets (tel que codifiée en 11 janvier 1995) Loi de 1990 sur les brevets (tel que codifiée en 11 janvier 1995), Complete document (pdf) [5419 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU091

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