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National Emblems and National Anthem of Barbados (Regulation) Act, 1969 (Cap. 300A) (as amended up to Act No. 1 of 1982)

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Year of current version:1982
Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1976
Date of Text (Enacted):1969
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights)
Notes:The Act regulates the use of the National Emblems and National Anthem of Barbados.Section 3 provides that the copyright in the words and music of the National Anthem and in the design of the National Emblems is exclusively vested in the Crown in perpetuity. And a person who intends to produce for sale any article that represents a National Emblem must obtain a license from the Minister responsible for the National Emblems (see Section 4).
Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BB002

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