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National Food Law

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Year of current version:1997
Date of entry into force of original text:March 3, 1997
Date of Text (Issued):March 3, 1997
Type of Text:IP Laws: issued by the Executive
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other, Trademarks
Notes:
The National Food Law aims to protect consumers from un-genuine food and to control and regulate the production, import, export, storage, distribution and sale of food.

For the IP-related provisions, see the chapters below:
Chapter V: Application for license;
Chapter VII: Temporary Revocation Subject to a Time Limit and Cancellation of License, Articles 14, 15;
Chapter VIII: Quality assurance, Labeling and Advertisement;
Chapter X: Prohibition, Articles 22(h), 25 (prohibition of the production, import, export, storage, distribution and sale of food which are not in respect of quality assurance of food, labeling and advertising);
Chapter XI: Offenses and Penalties.
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National Food Law National Food Law, Complete document (pdf) [258 KB]

WIPO Lex No.:MM019

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