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Centre For Scientific Research into Plant Medicine Act, 1975

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Year of current version:1975
Date of entry into force of original text:July 18, 1975
Date of Text (Enacted):July 10, 1975
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Industrial Property, Patents (Inventions), Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK)
Notes:The Act establishes a Centre for Scientific Research to conduct and promote scientific research relating to the improvement of plant medicine (see Section 2). The research work of the Centre includes research into social, cultural and any other aspects of plant medicine (see definition of 'scientific research' in Section 24). The functions of the Centre include a mandate to co-operate and liaise with other organisations, including the Ghana Psychic and Traditional Healers' Association.
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WIPO Lex No.:GH020

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