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Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980

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Year of current version:2009
Date of Text (Enacted):December 10, 1980
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
This compilation of Australia’s grape product trade law, which was prepared 20 November 2009 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General’s Department, Canberra, consolidates the amendments to the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980 (Act No. 161 of 1980) up to the Statute Stocktake (Regulatory and Other Laws) Act 2009 (Act No. 111 of 17 November 2009).

See Notes (change to “Notes” section) to the Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980 on page 133 for a complete listing (or “complete list”) of the consolidated amendments.

This Act establishes a Corporation to determine the boundaries of and give identifying names to the various wine regions and localities in Australia as well as to determine the varieties of grapes that may be used in the manufacture of wine in Australia.

Date of entry into force: Ss. 1, 2 and 13(4):Royal Assent. Remainder: 1 July 1981 (see "Notes" section of the Act, page 133)
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Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980 Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980, Complete document (pdf) [305 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU188

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