District Emblems Act

Number of Act: 
6
Date of promulgation: 
17 May 1999

 

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CONSOLIDATED TO 30 JUNE 2012

 

 

LAWS OF SEYCHELLES

 

 
 

Act 6 of 1999

S.I. 13 of 2010

 

 

 

DISTRICT EMBLEMS ACT

[17th May, 1999]

 

 

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

1.         Short title

2.         Interpretation

3.         The District Emblem

4.         Prohibition of unauthorised use

5.         Penalty

6.         Regulations

7.         Schedule

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      1.               This Act may be cited as the District Emblems Act.

 

 

      2.               In this Act, “District Emblem” means a District Emblem referred to in section 3.

 

 

      3.               The District Emblem of each District shall be of the design set out in the Schedule.

 

      4.               (1)           A person shall not, except with the written authorisation of the Minister —

 

(a)        apply to any goods manufactured, produced or sold by that  person, or import any goods to which there has been applied a District Emblem or any part of a District  Emblem, or any flag, device or design that so nearly resembles a District Emblem as to be calculated to deceive;

 

(b)       use or permit to be used or register as a trade mark or design in connection with a business, trade, calling or profession a District Emblem or any part of the design of a District Emblem that so nearly resembles a District Emblem as to be calculated to deceive.

 

(2)         The Minister may, subject to such conditions as the Minister thinks fit, give a written authority for the purpose of subsection (1).

 

5.              A person who contravenes section 4(1) or fails to comply with a condition imposed by the Minster under section 4(2) is guilty of an offence and liable on conviction to a fine of R 25,000 or to imprisonment for 5 years.

 

6.              The Minister may make regulations for carrying into effect the purposes and provisions of this Act, and may amend the Schedule by regulations.

 

SCHEDULE

                                                                              Section 3

 

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