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Sea Customs Act No. 8 of 1878 (as amended up to Act 1962)

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Year of current version:1962
Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1878
Date of Text (Enacted):1962
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trademarks
Notes:
Like other isolated statutes (i.e. Specific Act, Penal Code, Myanmar Merchandise Marks Act), the Sea Customs Act can be applied when the Trademark disputes arise.

Chapter IV: Prohibitions and Restrictions of Importation and Exportation, Article 18. d (prohibition of imported counterfeit trade-mark goods), Article 18. e (prohibition of imported goods beyond the limits of the United Kingdom, Pakistan or India and the Union of Burma belonging to manufacturers, dealers and traders in the above-mentionned countries & different exception cases).
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Sea Customs Act No. 8 of 1878 (as amended up to Act 1962) Sea Customs Act No. 8 of 1878 (as amended up to Act 1962), Complete document (pdf) [321 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MM017

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