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Counterfeit Goods Act, No. 37 of 1997
To introduce measures aimed against the trade in counterfeit goods so as to further protect owners of trade marks, copyright and certain marks under the Merchandise Marks Act, 1941, against the unlawful application, to goods, of the subject matter of their respective intellectual property rights and against the release of goods of that nature (called ‘‘counterfeit goods’’) into the channels of commerce.
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