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Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997)

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Year of current version:1997
Date of Text (Enacted):September 19, 1997
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks, Utility Models
Notes:This Act amends various intellectual property laws, in part, to bring them into compliance with the TRIPS Agreement, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, and the Paris Convention.

Date of entry into force: See Section 80 for further details.
Available Texts: 
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Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997) Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997), Complete document (pdf) [2465 KB]

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