Namibia Government Gazette dated 1997-04-14 number 1532

GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
OF THE

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA
WINDHOEK- 14 April1997

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No. 1532

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GOVERNMENT NOTICES
No. 62

Merchandise Marks Act, 1941: Proposed prohibition of the use of
certain State flags, emblems, coats of arms and marks: Sweden,
Austria, Tunisia, Mexico, Spain and Portugal .................................................... .

No. 63

Merchandise Marks Act, 1941: Proposed prohibition of the use of certain
flags, emblems, marks and abbreviations: Various international organizations
and institutions ................................................................................................... ..

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Government Notices
MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY
No.62

1997

MERCHANDISE MARKS ACT, 1941: PROPOSED PROHIBITION
OF THE USE OF CERTAIN STATE FLAGS, EMBLEMS, COATS OF
ARMS AND MARKS: SWEDEN, AUSTRIA, TUNISIA, MEXICO,
SPAIN AND PORTUGAL
In terms of section 13 of the Merchandise Marks Act, 1941 (Act 17 of 1941), I
hereby give notice that the World Intellectual Property Organization has by virtue of
Article 6 ter of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, 1883,
as amended, conveyed a request on behalf of the countries mentioned below for the
prohibition in terms of section 15(1) of the said Act on the use of the State flags,
State emblems, coats of arms and other marks set out and depicted in respect of each
of thos,.e countries in the relevant Schedule hereto as indicated below opposite to
such co\mtry's name, in connection with any trade, business, profession or occupation