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The Patents Act 1953 (reprinted as of 1 August 1982)

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Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1955
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 1953
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NZ033

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