Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of July 8, 2010)

Year of Version:2010
Date of Entry into Force:April 30, 1991
Date of Text (Enacted):October 30, 1990
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions)
This compilation of Australia's patent law, which prepared 8 July 2010 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney's General's Department, Canberra consolidates the amendments to the principal Patent Act 1990 (Act No. 83 of 1990) up to the Personal Property Securities (Corporations and Other Amendments) Act 2010 (Act No. 96 of 6 July 2010).

See the 'Notes' section to this compilation of the Patents Act 1990 on page 183 for a complete list of the consolidated amendments.
Available Texts: 

Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of July 8, 2010) Patents Act 1990 (consolidated as of July 8, 2010), Complete document (pdf) [446 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU200