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Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 4 March 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:April 30, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):October 30, 1990
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:This compilation, which takes into account amendments up to Act No. 8 of 2010 (Statute Law Revision Act 2010), was prepared on 4 March 2010 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra.

See "Notes" section to the Patents Act 1990 on page 183 for a complete list of the consolidated amendments.
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Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 4 March 2010) Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of 4 March 2010), Complete document (pdf) [40 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU174

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