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Designs (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003

Year of Version:2003
Date of Text (Enacted):December 17, 2003
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Designs
Notes:
The notification by Australia to the WTO under article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Designs (Consequential Amendments) Act 2003 amends the Copyright Act as a consequence of the repeal of the Designs Act 1906 and the enactment of the Designs Act 2003.
Affected provisions include those definitions on artistic work and corresponding design, false registration of industrial designs and reproductions of artistic work which do not infringe copyright.'

Date of entry into force: See Article 2.
Available Texts: 
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU110

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