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Designs Act 2003 (consolidated as of 4 February 2010)

Date of Text (Enacted):December 17, 2003
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body
Notes:
This compilation of Australia's design law, which was prepared on 4 February 2010 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra consolidates all amendments to the principal Designs Act (No. 147 of 2003) up to Personal Property Securities (Consequential Amendments) Act 2009 (Act No. 131 of 2009)

See the "Notes" section to the Designs Act 2003 on page 113 for a complete listing of the consolidated amendments.

Date of entry into force: See Article 2 "Commencement", page 11.
Available Texts: 
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Designs Act 2003 (consolidated as of 4 February 2010) Designs Act 2003 (consolidated as of 4 February 2010), Complete document (pdf) [292 KB] Designs Act 2003 (consolidated as of 4 February 2010), Complete document (htm) [634 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU172

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