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Registered Designs Act 1949 (Chapter 88, updated on October 24, 2020), United Kingdom

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Details Details Year of Version 2020 Dates Status as of: October 24, 2020 Amended up to: October 1, 2017 Entry into force: January 1, 1950 Assented: December 16, 1949 Type of Text Main IP Laws Subject Matter Industrial Designs Subject Matter (secondary) IP Regulatory Body, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws Notes This consolidated version of the Registered Designs Act 1949 (Chapter 88, updated up to October 24, 2020) takes account amendments up to the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017 (Chapter 14) and the Digital Economy Act 2017 (Chapter 30). The said Acts introduced amendments (in force from 01/10/2017) to the following provisions of the consolidated version: - Cross-headings "Legal proceedings: general"; "Unjustified threats" and "Meaning of “the court” and appeals" inserted; - Section 45(1A) inserted. This consolidated version shows the changes introduced by a listing of legislation that entered into force on January 1, 2021 (Brexit day) and has not yet been incorporated into the said version (see the Table of changes of legislation at the end of this consolidated version for details).

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