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Companies Act 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

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Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:May 1, 2011
Date of Text (Enacted):April 9, 2009
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names
Notes:For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see Chapter 8 'Regulatory agencies and administration of Act', Part A 'Companies and Intellectual Property Commission'.
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WIPO Lex No.:ZA053

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