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Traditional and Alternative Medicine Act (TAMA) of 1997 (Republic Act No. 8423)

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Year of current version:1997
Date of Text (Enacted):December 9, 1997
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology
Notes:For provisions concerning the protection of traditional knowledge, see Sections I and II.

Date of entry into force: See Section 22 for further details.
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