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Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre Act [Cap 286]

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):January 1, 2003
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Genetic Resources, Other, Patents (Inventions)
Notes:
The Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre Act [Cap 286] is contained in the Laws of the Republic of Vanuatu - Consolidated Edition 2006.
This Law establishes the Vanuatu Agricultural Research and Technical Centre; and provides for its constitution, functions and powers; and for related purposes.
In particular, refer to the IP-related provisions as follows:

Part 2 – 'The Vanuatu Agriculture Research and Technical Center'
Section 3 - Functions to the Center (e.g. subsection 1 (i) : assisting the agricultural, livestock, forestry and fisheries industries (biosecurity); subsection 1 (g) : carrying out industrial scientific research) (see page 3)

Section 4 - Powers of the Centre (e.g. subsection 4 (a): arrange for scientific research or other work to be undertaken; subsection 4 (c) : determine discovery, invention or improvement the property of the Centre by the Chief Executive; subsection 4 (d): determine in respect of discoveries or inventions made by officers of the Center and paying to them) (see page 5)

Part 9 – 'Miscellaneous'
Section 34 - Inventions etc. by officers (discoveries, inventions, any intellectual property rights) (see page 20)
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WIPO Lex No.:VU033

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