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Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 2001 - 16



Year of current version:2001
Date of entry into force of original text:August 6, 2001
Date of Text (Issued):July 26, 2001
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trademarks
WTO Notification States:
'The Act introduces miscellaneous amendments to the Trade Marks Act, 1981, in order to ensure TRIPS compliance. The Act covers, inter alia, such matters as the provision of criminal penalties in cases of willful trademark counterfeiting and the seizure, forfeiture and destruction of the infringing goods. Articles 51-60 of the TRIPS Agreement are also covered and the Act sets out the procedures which enable right holders to request the Comptroller of Customs to suspend counterfeit goods held at the border from free circulation within Barbados.'
Available Texts: 

Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 2001 - 16 Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 2001 - 16, Complete document (pdf) [51 KB] Trade Marks (Amendment) Act, 2001 - 16, Complete document (htm) [46 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:BB014

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