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Papua New Guinea

Telecommunications Act 1996

Year of Version:1996
Date of Entry into Force:1996
Date of Text (Enacted):1996
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trade Names, Trademarks
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For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see:

-Part II "Interpretation" (see pages 15-25)
Division 1 (interpretation on "telecommunications", “cable television system”, “communication” (speech, music or other sounds, data) etc.,)

-Part IV "Establishment, Functions and Porwers of Pangtel"
Section 20. "Establishment, etc, of PANGTEL" (see page 41)

-Part XX "Miscellaneous"
Section 197. "Person to use protected name or protected symbol" (see page 156)
Available Texts: 

Telecommunications Act 1996 Telecommunications Act 1996, Complete document (pdf) [384 KB] Telecommunications Act 1996, Complete document (htm) [495 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

WIPO Lex No.:PG039

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