Legislation
Laws

The agency currently administers 8 enactments and is concerned with the implementation of 4 international conventions. Its legislative portfolio is as follows:

 

  • Companies Act, 1994
  • Companies Regulations, 1996
  • Registration of Business Names Act, Cap. 111
  • Registration of Business Names Fees Regulations, 1981
  • Societies Act, Cap. 330
  • Trade Marks Act, 2003
  • Trade Marks Regulations, 2004
  • Patents Act, 2004
  • Patents Regulations, 2009
  • Industrial Design Act, 2005
  • Industrial Design Regulations, 2009
  • Copyright Act, 2003
  • Copyright (Specified Countries) Order, 2005
  • Geographical Indications Act, 2004
  • Lay-out Design of Integrated Circuit Act, 2005
  • Lay-out Design of Integrated Circuits Regulations, 2009