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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003)

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Date of entry into force of original text:July 16, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):July 16, 1999
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:
For the provisions on the protection of traditional knowledge and genetic resources, please refer to:
-Chapter 2, Part 3 Division 1, Subdivision A & AA "World Heritage & National Heritage", Subdivision B & C "Declaration relating to declared World Heritage properties and to National Heritage places";
-Chapter 2, Part 3, Division 2, Subdivision AA "Protection of Commonwealth Heritage places outside the Australian jurisdiction"
-Chapter 5 "Conservation of biodiversity and heritage"
-Chapter 6, Part 17 "Enforcement"
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Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003) Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003), Part (pdf) [1118 KB] Part 1 Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003), Part (pdf) [1118 KB] Part 2 Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003), Part (htm) [2855 KB] Part 1 (Version with Automatic Translation Tool) Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (consolidated as of 29 Sept 2003), Part (htm) [2855 KB] Part 2 (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU165

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