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Flags, Emblems, and Names Protection Act 1981 (reprinted as at 07 July 2010)

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Year of current version:2010
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 1982
Date of Text (Enacted):October 12, 1981
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:This Act aims to regulate:
(a) Official New Zealand flags; and
(b) Royal, vice-regal, State, and heraldic emblems and names; and
(c) certain other names, emblems and words.

This consolidated Act incorporates all amendments up to 2010 (see Section 20(3)(r),(s) for the last amendment and Part 5 of the 'Notes' section for a complete listing of the consolidated amendments).
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