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Patents Act 1983 (Act 291 of 1983, as amended up to Act No. A1264 of 2006)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of last amendment:August 16, 2006
Date of entry into force of original text:October 1, 1986
Date of Text (Enacted):1983
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Patents (Inventions), Utility Models
Notes:This Act is a consolidation of the provisions of the original Patents Act No. 291 of 1983, and the amendments up to and including those of the Patents (Amendment) Act 2006 (Act No. A1264 of 2006).
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Patents Act 1983 (Act 291 of 1983, as amended up to Act No. A1264 of 2006) Patents Act 1983 (Act 291 of 1983, as amended up to Act No. A1264 of 2006), Complete document (pdf) [248 KB]

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