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Environmental Management and Conservation Act (Cap 283)

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:March 10, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):March 10, 2003
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, 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 I - Preliminary (see page 3)
Section 2 - Interpretation ("biological diversity","biological resources", "bioprospecting", "genetic material", "genetic resources", "traditional knowledge")

Part 4 - Biodiversity and Protected Areas (see pp. 15-18)
Part 5 - Offenses (see pp. 19-20)
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WIPO Lex No.:VU021

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