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E-Business Act (Cap. 264)

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Vanuatu

Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:November 6, 2000
Date of Text (Enacted):November 6, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Other
Notes:
-This Act is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006. In particular, refer to the IP-related provisions as follows:

Part 1 - "Preliminary" (see p. 3)
Section 1 - "Interpretation"
("asset", "e-business account", "electronic business" (e.g.business to consumer data transactions, digital supply transactions, database services and products, data communication services), etc.,)
Section 3 - "Meaning of cyber suite contract" ( subsection 2 (a-d) - cyber suite contract related to economic rights

Part 3 – "Cyber Suites and E-Business Accounts" (see p. 4)
Section 10 - "Assets and liabilities" (intellectualproperty assets can be included in the e-business account of the company)

Part 4 – "Miscellaneous" (see p. 6)
Section 15 - "Data protection officer"
Section 16 - "Protection of cyber suites in winding up of company" (Any property identified in the records of a company)
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