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Liquor Products Amendment 2008 Act (Act No. 32 of 2008)

Year of Version:2008
Date of Entry into Force:November 24, 2008
Date of Text (Enacted):November 17, 2008
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trademarks
Notes:
This Act amends the Liquor product Act (Act No. 60 of 1989), modifies the requirements of wine and extends the particulars relating to the sale of liquor products in containers. It also, inter alia, allows the Minister to prohibit the use of geographical names under certain conditions and make regulations. it provides as well for compliance with international obligations.

Section 13 of this Act stipulates that it takes effect on a date fixed by the President by proclamation in the Gazette.
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Liquor Products Amendment 2008 Act (Act No. 32 of 2008) Liquor Products Amendment 2008 Act (Act No. 32 of 2008), Complete document (pdf) [274 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:ZA045

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