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Patents Act 1953 (reprinted as at 1 January 2011)

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Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1955
Date of Text (Enacted):November 26, 1953
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions)
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Patents Act 1953 (reprinted as at 1 January 2011) Patents Act 1953 (reprinted as at 1 January 2011), Complete document (pdf) [491 KB] Patents Act 1953 (reprinted as at 1 January 2011), Complete document (htm) [4764 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:NZ092

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