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Samoa

Consumer Information Act 1989

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Samoa

Year of current version:2009
Date of entry into force of original text:September 20, 1989
Date of Text (Enacted):September 20, 1989
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, Trademarks
Notes:
This Law makes provisions for informative labelling and marking of goods and for the prevention of deceptive or misleading packaging, labelling and advertising.

For IP-related provisions, see:
Section 2. Interpretation ('advertising', 'label', 'Package')
Section 3. Name and address of packager to be shown on packaged goods
Section 5. Further particulars to be included in labels in respect of specified goods
Section 6. Method of labelling
section 7. Deceptive or misleading labelling
Section 8. Deceptive or misleading packaging
Section 9. Deceptive or misleading advertising
Section 18. Offences and penalties
Available Texts: 
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