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Geographical Indications Act, 1998 (Act No. 22 of 1998)

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Year of current version:1998
Date of entry into force of original text:February 19, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):September 14, 1998
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Geographical Indications
Notes:Date of entry into force: See the Proclamation S.I. 2001, No. 22 of February 16, 2001 of the Geographical Indications Act (Act 1998-22(.

The notification of Barbados to the WTO under article 63.2 of the TRIPS states:
'The Act implements Articles 22-23 of the TRIPS Agreement and provides for the protection of geographical indications and vests responsibility for the registration of geographical indications in the Registrar.'
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English

Geographical Indications Act, 1998 (Act No. 22 of 1998) Geographical Indications Act, 1998 (Act No. 22 of 1998), Complete document (pdf) [28 KB] Geographical Indications Act, 1998 (Act No. 22 of 1998), Complete document (htm) [24 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi n° 22 de 1998 sur les indications géographiques Loi n° 22 de 1998 sur les indications géographiques, Complete document (pdf) [169 KB]

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