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Geographical Indications Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996)

Year of current version:1996
Date of entry into force of original text:December 1, 1997
Date of Text (Enacted):August 6, 1996
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Geographical Indications
Notes:The WTO notification states:
'Section 48 of the Copyright Act 1997 provides the owner of copyright or neighbouring rights in any published work or published sound recording with the means to restrict the importation of infringing copies of the work or sound recording.
The Copyright (Customs) Regulations 2000 provide the details of how this section is to be implemented and identifies the forms and fees associated with these administrative procedures.'
Available Texts: 
English

Geographical Indications Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996) Geographical Indications Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996), Complete document (pdf) [101 KB] Geographical Indications Act, 1996 (No. 20 of 1996), Complete document (htm) [29 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur les indications géographiques (n° 20 de 1996) Loi sur les indications géographiques (n° 20 de 1996), Complete document (pdf) [99 KB]

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