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Customs Act 1993

Year of Version:1994
Date of Entry into Force:January 1, 1993
Date of Text (Enacted):1993
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Trademarks
-Part II "Customs Duties", Section 10 "Definition for assessment of value of goods" (indentical and similar goods)

-Schedule 1 "Exemptions From Duties" (Section 4(2), as interpreted under Schedule 1):
-Section 9 "Exemptions under international law", subsection (a).-Articles of an educational, scientific, or cultural nature :
(i) books, documents ; (ii) paintings and drawings;
(iii) films, slides, and sound recordings;
(iv) architectural, industrial and engineering plans, models (see page 118);
-Section 12 "Personal goods", subsection d.-films, and sound recordings belonging to personal and sentimental value to the importer (see page 120);

-Schedule 2 "Prohibited Imports" (Section 29(3), as interpreted under Schedule 2):
Section 6 "Merchandise marks" (see page 122);

-Schedule 3 (Section 29(4))"Restricted Imports":
Section 6 "Earth, soil, etc.", which is accompanied by a certificate given by an agricultural or scientific officer in the employment of the government of the country of origin (see page 124)
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