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Merchandise Marks Act, 1941

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To make provision concerning the marking of merchandise and of coverings in or with which merchandise is sold and the use of certain words and emblems in connection with business.

 

Last update: July 2021


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Latest Developments:

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been updated by the publication of the Final Notice on the prohibition on the use of certain words and emblems associated with the 2021 British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour of South Africa, as per Notice No. 617 of GG 44855, dated 15 July 2021.

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been updated by the prohibition on the use of certain words and emblems associated with the 2021 British and Irish Lions Tour of South Africa as per Notice No. 381 of GG 44501, dated 28 April 2021.

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been updated by the publication of the Designation of the 2021 British and Irish Lions Rugby Tour of South Africa as protected event as per Notice No. 380 of GG 44500, dated 28 April 2021.

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been updated by the publication of the Prohibition on the Use of the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) Logo Biz Portal as per Notice No. 1226 of GG 43906, dated 16 November 2020.

 

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 2002 (Act No. 61 of 2002)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 50 of 2001)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act, 1997 (Act No. 38 of 1997)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by General Law Amendment Act, 1996 (Act No. 49 of 1996)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1987 (Act No. 54 of 1987)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1967 (Act No. 55 of 1967)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1954 (Act No. 47 of 1954)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1952 (Act No. 39 of 1952)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1951 (Act No. 26 of 1951)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been amended by Merchandise Marks Amendment Act, 1946 (Act No. 3 of 1946)

The Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act No. 17 of 1941) has been added to the website.