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Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994

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Year of current version:2011
Date of entry into force of original text:March 15, 1995
Date of Text (Enacted):March 15, 1994
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This compilation of Australia's agricultural and veterinary chemicals law consolidates the amendments to the original Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act No. 36, 1994 up to Act No. 103 of 2010 (prepared 1 January 2011 by the Office of Legislative Drafting and Publishing, Attorney-General's Department, Canberra).
See 'Notes' section to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1994 on the page 21 for a complete list of the consolidated amendments.

This Act provides for the government of certain Territories in relation to the evaluation, registration and control of agricultural and veterinary chemical products, and for related purposes. The relevant IP provisions in this Act include:
-Provisions relating to protection of competition:
'Recognising', section(c), see page 1; Part 2, subsection 7(3), see page 6
-Provisions on undisclosed information:
Part 2, subsection 7(5), page 6
-Provisions on Copyright and related rights:
Part 5, Section 19 'Gazette notices under corresponding laws'
-Provisions on regulatory body:
Part 1 'Preliminary', section 4 ('APVMA' means 'the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority', see page 3)
Part 5 'Performance of functions that corresponding laws of States confer on Commonwealth authorities and officers'
Part 7, Section 23 'Manufacturing principles', see page 14
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Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:AU213

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