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Law No. 42-2005-QH11 of June 14, 2005 on Amendment of and Addition to a Number of Articles of the Law on Customs

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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2006
Date of Text (Enacted):June 14, 2005
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Other, Trademarks
Notes:
This Law amends and supplements a number of articles of the Law on Customs passed by the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on June 29, 2001.

Among the amendments, this Law amends the Article 57, which states the principle of temporary suspension of customs procedures of the Law on Customs 2001, by detailing the suspension period of customs procedures on imported and exported goods that infringe intellectual property rights.

For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:
Article 57, paragraph 1.-IP holders whose IP rights are infringed may request, on a long-term basis or on the basis of a particular case to the customs office to suspend temporarily customs procedures
Article 57, paragraph 3.-no request for temporary suspension of customs procedures for non-commercial goods or to goods in transit, which violate IP rights
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Law No. 42-2005-QH11 of June 14, 2005 on Amendment of and Addition to a Number of Articles of the Law on Customs Law No. 42-2005-QH11 of June 14, 2005 on Amendment of and Addition to a Number of Articles of the Law on Customs, Complete document (pdf) [54 KB]

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