New Zealand

Fair Trading Act 1986

Date of Entry into Force:March 1987
Date of Text (Enacted):December 17, 1986
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:The Fair Trading Act prohibits certain conduct in trade, provides for the disclosure of consumer information relating to the supply of goods and services and promotes product safety in New Zealand.
Part I of the Act deals with misleading and deceptive conduct, false representations and unfair practices.

Date of entry into force: see Article 1(2) for further details.
Available Texts: 

Fair Trading Act 1986 Fair Trading Act 1986, Complete document (pdf) [125 KB] Fair Trading Act 1986, Complete document (htm) [121 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NZ044


New Zealand