Papua New Guinea

Customs Act 1951

Year of Version:2005
Date of Entry into Force:1952
Date of Text (Enacted):1952
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trademarks
For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:

Part XII "Penal Provisions"
Division 1 "Forfeitures"
Section 146 "Forfeited Goods" (provisions related to infringing intellectual property rights) ( see page 63)
Section 153 "Miscellaneous Offences" (see page 72)
Subsection k (i) "counterfeit trademark goods"
Subsection k (ii) "pirated copyright goods"
Subsection k (iii) "goods infringing intellectual property right"

Chapter 57. "Types and Procedures for Customs Control"
Section 446 "Inspection of Goods and Means of Transport", Subsection 1 (nature, origin, state and quantity of goods etc.,) (see page 182)
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:PG012